USA Today Army Corps of Engineers, Softball Academic All-Americans, & Alumni Events (June ’19)

Check out the USA Today 2019 special edition U.S. Army Corps of Engineers publication online. Tau Beta Pi has a full-page color add on page 39. You can also request a physical copy of the magazine from Tau Beta Pi Headquarters.

This year’s edition is titled “Teamwork” and includes a story on the USACE response to extreme weather, a profile of hydropower on the Arkansas River, cleanup of a WWII site in Alaska, and much more.


Four Tau Bates have been selected as 2019 Google Cloud Academic All-Americans® for NCAA Division III Softball. They are:

Christine P. LaRochelle, NJ A 2019, is an engineering management graduate from the Stevens Institute of Technology and first team All-American; she is a pitcher on the softball team. LaRochelle also earned a master’s degree in systems engineering, ranks second in program history in innings pitched and ERA, and finished her career with 224 strikeouts.

Ilissa S. Hamilton, OH A 2020, is a biomedical engineering major at Case Western Reserve University and second team All-American; she is a pitcher on the softball team. Hamilton is a two-time All-University Athletic Association performer, named the Most Outstanding Pitcher at the Holland Super Regional in 2018, and has a 4.0 GPA.

Harleigh N. Kaczegowicz, NY K 2019, is a recent graduate of the University of Rochester in mechanical engineering and third team All-American; she is a catcher on the softball team. Kaczegowicz is a 3-time All-Academic Liberty League selection, ranks top-10 in school history in 11 hitting categories, and was selected to the NCAA Regional All-Tournament team in 2016.

Emily H. Oliver, VT B 2019, is a mechanical engineering graduate from Norwich University and third team All-American; she is a pitcher on the softball team. Oliver is the first softball student-athlete to earn CoSIDA Academic All-District honors in over a decade, past VP of the Vermont Beta Chapter, and had 28 wins in her career.


Check out the upcoming alumni gatherings of Tau Beta Pi members for June. You can find the calendar with a list of all events here. A reminder that these events are open to all Tau Bates (alumni and student) from any chapter, unless otherwise stated. Find details below on upcoming events. Click here for a list of contacts for all 45 active TBP Alumni Chapters.

Knoxville, Tennessee – Monday, June 10 (Technical Society speaker Jim Froula, P.E. (ret.), TN A ’67)
St. Louis, Missouri – Tuesday, June 18 (social)
New York, New York – Thursday, June 27 (social)


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