TBP Alumni News and Notes

Arlene Garrison, Ph.D.

Arlene Garrison
Named AAAS Fellow

Arlene Garrison, Tennessee Alpha ’88, vice president for university partnerships at Oak Ridge Associated Universities, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) as announced in a news release from ORAU. Election as an AAAS Fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers. She serves as a Director for the Great Smoky Mountains Alumni Chapter of Tau Beta Pi.

North Texas Alumni Chapter from 2018

End of the Year Alumni Gatherings

Alumni Involvement Form
Volunteer Opportunities
Alumni Chapters
Alumni Chapters Contacts
Alumni Chapters Information

Sapulpa, Oklahoma
Date: Thursday, December 12
Time: 6 pm
Location: Freddies Bar-B-Que
RSVP : Monday, December 9
Arvada, Colorado
Date: Saturday, December 14
Time: 5 pm
Location: Member residence
RSVP : Monday, December 9
Knoxville, Tennessee
Date: Sunday, December 15
Time: 2 pm
Location: Member residence
RSVP : Tuesday, December 10
Durham, North Carolina
Date: Wednesday, December 18
Time: 6 pm
Location: Hi-Wire
RSVP : Monday, December 16
VisionProviding a community for Tau Bates for life.

MissionThe Tau Beta Pi Alumni Chapters strive to connect Tau Beta Pi members through networking and outreach and to inspire integrity and excellence in engineering.

Mary Lowe Good, Ph.D

In Memoriam: Mary Lowe Good, Eminent Engineer

Mary Lowe Good, South Carolina Gamma ’50, a Heinz Award recipient, renowned chemist, and Dean of the School of Engineering at Louisiana State University, died at her home in Little Rock, Arkansas, on Nov. 20. She was 88. She was initiated in November 1990 as an Eminent Engineer.

Additional information from the University of New Orleans

Good, who was known for her advocacy of science education and women in science, is a former president of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and was the first woman elected to the board of the American Chemical Society and the organization’s second female president.

She was the recipient of numerous awards and accolades over the course of her careers in academia, private industry and the public sector, including earning the National Science Foundation’s highest honor, the Vannevar Bush Award, and the Priestley Medal, the highest honor in American chemistry.

Good received the Heinz award in 1998 for her singular vision in working to build an economy fueled by scientific knowledge and technological know-how. She was a founding faculty member of the University of New Orleans’ Chemistry Department and was the founding dean of the University of Arkansas Donaghey College of Engineering & Information Technology in Little Rock.

She received presidential appointments to serve on national science boards and advisory councils and President Bill Clinton appointed her as undersecretary for technology in the U.S. Commerce Department.

Arkansas Business Journal Obituary

Tau Beta Pi members now have exclusive access to discounts on products available in the online store from Dell. Simply go to dell.com/tbp. Once you’re ready to purchase, click the “Save Now” button to access your special members’ discount coupon. Be sure to click on the “FAQs” tab for additional discounts and savings that you can bundle with your TBP discount.

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