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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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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Celebrating Engineers, Michigan State Design Lab, Kentucky Team Attend ICPC

This is only a sampling of days celebrating engineers – there may be others for different countries, regions, states, and affiliations. NSPE National Engineering Week Date: Sunday, February 16, 2020, to Saturday, February 22, 2020 Founded by National Society of Professional Engineers in 1951, EWeek (February 16–22, 2020) is dedicated to ensuring a diverse and well-educated future engineering workforce byContinue reading “Celebrating Engineers, Michigan State Design Lab, Kentucky Team Attend ICPC”

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Application Deadlines, Post-Quake News from Puerto Rico, and Employment Opportunities

Deadlines are quickly approaching for Tau Beta Pi Distinguished Alumnus nominations and fellowship applications, which are due by February 1. If you know someone deserving of recognition as a Distinguished Alumnus, please submit the nomination by Feb. 1 here. If you want to apply for a fellowship please apply online. Other awards including scholarships areContinue reading “Application Deadlines, Post-Quake News from Puerto Rico, and Employment Opportunities”

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TBP EC Nominees, Academic Jobs, & Machine Learning Seminar (July 2019)

Six Tau Beta Pi alumni have been nominated for three positions on the Executive Council for the 2020-22 term. The election will take place at the 2019 Convention in Columbus, Ohio, on Saturday, October 12. Read the letter from Executive Director Gomulinski with their bios and statements of interest. Τ Two recent academic jobs ofContinue reading “TBP EC Nominees, Academic Jobs, & Machine Learning Seminar (July 2019)”

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