LeVern Faidley Receives Tau Beta Pi Outstanding Advisor Award

LeVern Faidley, chief advisor for Iowa State University’s Iowa Alpha chapter of Tau Beta Pi (TBP), has been named the national 2017 TBP Outstanding Advisor. Faidley is being honored because he “exemplifies going above the call of duty and is always an enthusiastic supporter of students and TBP alumni.” The award also recognizes “the energy … Continue reading LeVern Faidley Receives Tau Beta Pi Outstanding Advisor Award

Charles Sukup Named Tau Beta Pi Distinguished Alumnus

Charles Sukup (BSAgE’76, MSAgE’82) has been named a 2017 recipient of Tau Beta Pi’s Distinguished Alumnus Award. The honor recognizes “lifetime achievements and commitment to engineering education” and outstanding contributions in “developing young minds, inspiring the next generation of engineers, and contributing to the advancement of the engineering profession.” Tau Beta Pi, the engineering honor … Continue reading Charles Sukup Named Tau Beta Pi Distinguished Alumnus

Iowa Alpha Chapter to host annual Tau Beta Pi convention

More than 450 people—including top engineering students—from 241 collegiate chapters around the U.S. will visit Ames from Oct. 31 to Nov. 2 for Tau Beta Pi’s 2013 National Convention. Tau Beta Pi is the only engineering honor society encompassing all branches of the engineering profession. It was founded in 1885 as the nation’s second-oldest honor … Continue reading Iowa Alpha Chapter to host annual Tau Beta Pi convention

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Rollins named 2012 TBP McDonald Mentor

Derrick K. Rollins, professor of chemical and biological engineering and professor-in-charge of community-based recruitment and transition at Iowa State University, is the 2012 Tau Beta Pi (TBP)-McDonald Mentor. Established in 2005 by Marion and Capers W. McDonald and the Association, the McDonald Mentor Award recognizes engineering educators or professionals in industry, government, or service organizations who have shown true … Continue reading Rollins named 2012 TBP McDonald Mentor

Engineering honor society secures bid to host national convention

The Iowa State Tau Beta Pi (TBP) Chapter won the bid to host the 2013 National TBP Convention on October 3-5, 2013. Their proposal was reviewed by a committee of TBP members and accepted at the recent 2010 convention in Pennsylvania. Adam Christiansen, president of Iowa State’s TBP, presented the bid to the national committee … Continue reading Engineering honor society secures bid to host national convention

Iowa State engineering alum receives Tau Beta Pi award

Ames, Iowa—Richard H. Stanley, a 1955 graduate in mechanical and electrical engineering from Iowa State University, has received the 2009 Tau Beta Pi Distinguished Alumnus Award. Stanley, who is chair of the board of directors of the Stanley Foundation, Muscatine, Iowa, was honored at the 104th Tau Beta Pi national convention held recently in New … Continue reading Iowa State engineering alum receives Tau Beta Pi award