Fellows Spotlight: Raymond Turrisi

For Tau Bate Raymond L. Turrisi, RI B ’22, pursuing the field of engineering required a lot of thought and consideration. He was the first in his family to attend college and wanted to be sure that he made the most of that opportunity. He selected the University of Rhode Island (URI) because it hadContinue reading “Fellows Spotlight: Raymond Turrisi”

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2022 National Volunteer Month Revisited

National Volunteer Month is over, but that doesn’t mean that our volunteers stop working as hard as they do! Volunteers are a critical piece of Tau Beta Pi’s success in supporting and inspiring future generations of engineers. Selfless, hardworking, and inspirational are only a few words that describe the 1,000+ TBP volunteers. If you dedicateContinue reading “2022 National Volunteer Month Revisited”

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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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Reception held to honor Neal McCaleb, recipient of Tau Beta Pi’s 2021 Distinguished Alumnus Award

Pictured above, from left to right: Kurt P. Rouser, Ph.D., OH H ’11, Neal A. McCaleb, OK G ’57, Dr. Paul Tikalsky, dean of the College of Engineering, Architecture, and Technology; and Jacob L. Lewellen, OK G ’22. On September 23, members of the Pioneer Alumni Chapter, OK Gamma Collegiate Chapter, the Center of SovereignContinue reading “Reception held to honor Neal McCaleb, recipient of Tau Beta Pi’s 2021 Distinguished Alumnus Award”

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#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.  If you missed an event, check the Unvention site here and see if a session has been uploadedContinue reading “#TBPUnvention2020 Check-In”

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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 “Engineers Persevering & 2020 Unvention”

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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 “More Honors for Tau Bates and Success in Space”

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Tau Beta Pi: Mid-year review

It would be an understatement to say that we’ve packed a lot into the first 6 months of this year. As we prepare for the second half of 2020, let’s review the first half and what Tau Beta Pi members accomplished. (You will find additional information and links highlighted by a different color.) January 2020Continue reading “Tau Beta Pi: Mid-year review”

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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 Bates’ Success Across the Country and Into Space”

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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 reopeningContinue reading “HQ To Reopen; Video of Tips for Remote Work; Job Board”

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