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Tau Beta Pi National Engineering Honor Society

Public Profile

About This Organization

Abbreviation(s):
TBP
Purpose:
Tau Beta Pi is the national engineering honor society representing all engineering disciplines. It was founded on the belief that an engineers education should comprise more than academics. It should lead to a well-rounded person through the "fostering of a spirit of liberal culture engineering." Those academically eligible, the top 1/5 of the senior class and 1/8 of the junior class, are invited to join, but must demonstrate that they posses strength of character in order to obtain member status through participation in cultural, social, community service environments. Having obtained membership, it is expected of Tau Bates that they live a life dedicated to "Integrity and Excellence in Engineering."
Year Founded:
1948
Membership Dues:
$90 (lifetime memebership)
Admits Members:
Fall, Spring
Meeting Locations:
JEB, ENPH, MSC

Public Contact Information

Public Contact Name:
Robert Henderson
Public Contact E-mail Address:
president@tbp.tamu.edu
Public Contact Phone Number:
2812108799

Group Contact Information

Organization Web Site:
http://tbp.tamu.edu
Organization E-mail Address:
TBP_OFFICERS@listserv.tamu.edu

Organization Associations

Academic Department:
Dwight Look College of Engineering
Non-Academic Department:
None

Membership

Approximate membership of the organization:
51-100
Membership policies:
  • Our organization accepts undergraduate students as members
  • Our organization accepts graduate students as members
  • Our organization accepts faculty/staff as members
  • Our organization accepts community members as members
  • Our organization membership will be required to meet specific GPR requirements
Weekly time committment required of organization members:
0-3 Hours
Membership intake process:
Invitation Only

Events

Community Service Projects:
Twice per semester
Fundraising Events:
Twice per semester
Speakers/Lectures:
Three or more times per semester
On-Campus Social Events:
Three or more times per semester
Off-Campus Social Events:
Once per semester
Hosting Conferences:
Once per year
Sponsoring Special Events (Concerts, one-time events, etc.):
Never
New Member Orientation/Training:
Twice per semester
Events with Alcohol:
Never
In-State Travel:
Once per year
Domestic US Travel:
Once per year
International Travel:
Never