Tau Bate Honored with 2022 Dougherty Award

Martin, pictured on right. Photo courtesy of University of Tennessee During the University of Tennessee Tickle College of Engineering spring faculty and staff awards dinner, Professor Emeritus H. Lee Martin, TN A ’78, Ph.D., P.E., was recognized by the college with the highest honor an alumnus can receive, the Nathan W. Dougherty Award. Martin obtainedContinue reading “Tau Bate Honored with 2022 Dougherty Award”

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“Worthwhile Change Takes Time” – Tau Bate, Single Mother of Three Shares in her 2022 Commencement Address

There is no denying that obtaining a degree can be a long and arduous journey regardless of one’s situation in life. With engineering curriculum being one of the most difficult to succeed in, it can be especially challenging if you are a nontraditional student with a family to support and responsibilities outside of maintaining yourContinue reading ““Worthwhile Change Takes Time” – Tau Bate, Single Mother of Three Shares in her 2022 Commencement Address”

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Ten Tau Bates named as 2022-23 Astronaut Scholars

In 1984, six of the surviving Mercury 7 Astronauts (Scott Carpenter, Gordon Cooper, John Glenn, Walter Schirra, Alan Shepard, and Deke Slayton), the widow of Virgil ‘Gus’ Grissom, IA Alpha ’50; William Douglas, M.D. (Project Mercury flight surgeon), and Henri Landwirth (businessman and friend) founded the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation (ASF). Its mission was to ensureContinue reading “Ten Tau Bates named as 2022-23 Astronaut Scholars”

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Two Tau Bates Among Appointees to Presidential Board of Advisors on HBCUs

On March 31, 2022, President Biden announced his intent to appoint a group of qualified and diverse leaders to the President’s Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). The board will advance the goal of the HBCU initiative, which was established by the Carter Administration. The initiative is a dedicated policymaking effortContinue reading “Two Tau Bates Among Appointees to Presidential Board of Advisors on HBCUs”

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Part Two: Tau Bate Grads Receive Accolades and Awards

Jeremy Capuder, NY Xi ’21 Jeremy Capuder was the undergraduate valedictorian for the class of 2021 at Manhattan College. A civil engineering major from Albertson, N.Y., Capuder is a member of the Tau Beta Pi, Epsilon Sigma Pi and Chi Epsilon honor societies. He received the Manhattan College Presidential Scholarship, and scholarships from ACEC New York andContinue reading “Part Two: Tau Bate Grads Receive Accolades and Awards”

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Spring Semester Sees Tau Bate Success

Danielle “Ellie” Klein (OH Delta ’22) poses in front of Ohio University’s Bent monument at Russ College of Engineering and Technology’s Stocker Center. This International Women’s Month, Tau Beta Pi celebrates the accomplishments of its female collegiate members like Danielle “Ellie” Klein (OH Delta ’22) and Eleanor “Lily” Turaski (GA Alpha ’21). Both students areContinue reading “Spring Semester Sees Tau Bate Success”

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