Tau Beta Pi “Firsts” in 2020

2020 was certainly a uniquely trying year. However, the obstacles Tau Beta Pi faced in 2020 provided opportunities for many positive and even permanent changes. Keep reading to learn about some of our “firsts” this year! COVID-19 restrictions forced almost everyone to pivot to digital programs and events. Initiation ceremonies, Engineering Futures sessions, and even... Continue Reading →

Tau Beta Pi Announces Chapter Project Award Winners

Students from Alabama Epsilon; from The Bent archives Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Tau Beta Pi Association hosted its 115th annual Convention virtually. Unvention 2020, the Association’s inaugural virtual event, provided much-needed opportunities for connection and networking to the over 1,200 Tau Bates who registered to attend. Held between October 10 and November 7,... Continue Reading →

#TBPUnvention2020 Check-In

Even though Tau Beta Pi couldn’t host our Convention in person this year, #TBPUnvention2020 has provided lots of opportunities for networking and professional development. Virtual Unvention events began on October 10 and will continue until November 7.  Unvention's first Executive Council meeting If you missed an event, check the Unvention site here and see if... Continue Reading →

Engineers Persevering & 2020 Unvention

Melody Gonzalez, E.I., FL Q '18 Growing up in a small town in Venezuela, Melody Gonzalez noticed a variety of infrastructure breakdowns including a less than efficient water system. After graduating from high school, she made the decision to study petroleum engineering and headed to the United States. As a single mother of two children,... Continue Reading →

More Honors for Tau Bates and Success in Space

Read the TBP Blog for news on:Texas A&M Professor Earns AwardCCNY Student Honored by PalantirSpaceX Returns from ISS Texas A&M Professor Earns Award Bonnie J. Dunbar, Ph.D., TX Epsilon '83, former astronaut, TEES Eminent Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering, College of Engineering, John P. McGovern Science and Society Award, for “leadership and contributions in aerospace engineering;... Continue Reading →

Tau Bates’ Success Across the Country and Into Space

Read the TBP Blog for news on:Top 2020 GraduatesSpaceX SuccessOffice Remodel Tau Bates Earn Top Student Honors Shelley M. Edwards, TN Gamma '20, has been named the recipient of the 2020 Derryberry Award, the highest student honor from Tennessee Tech University. Edwards recently earned a degree in chemical engineering with a concentration in biomolecular engineering.... Continue Reading →

Tau Beta Pi 2020 Fellows Named

Read this blog for news on:Tau Beta Pi 2020 FellowsWe Need Your Grad Pics!Alumni Events Move Online & Pi Bites: Video The Fellowship Board has announced the selection of 30 engineering students from 408 applicants for graduate fellowships in 2020-21. All of this year’s recipients will receive cash stipends of $10,000 for advanced study. More... Continue Reading →

Making History at Princeton – Graduation Stories – COVID-19 Recovery Story

After 274 Years, Princeton University Will Have Its First Black Valedictorian Princeton University has named its first black valedictorian in the school's 274-year history. Nicholas André G. Johnson, NJ Delta '20, a Canadian student majoring in operations research and financial engineering and a Tau Beta Pi Fellow, has graduated at the top of the Princeton... Continue Reading →

HQ To Reopen; Video of Tips for Remote Work; Job Board

HQ To Reopen: Phased Reopening Plan Begins May 11 Tau Beta Pi headquarters is scheduled for a phased reopening beginning May 11. Since March 24, TBP staff has worked remotely in answer to state and local government guidelines. However, with the state of Tennessee guidelines ending on April 28, a new plan for phased reopening... Continue Reading →

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