Today is Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day as part of National Engineers Week. Visit the National EWeek Foundation website for ideas and events that you can get involved with.
Wired also has a good article with statistics and Q&A shorts with several females in engineering. Read it here
As part of the annual Founder’s Week celebration at Morehouse College, Dr. Calvin Mackie, GA A ’90, received the 2012 Bennie Award in Achievement. Dr. Mackie is an engineer, best selling author, motivational speaker, and entrepreneur. He concurrently earned a degree in mathematics at Morehouse and a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Georgia Tech. His Ph.D. is from Georgia Tech as well.
He also recently received the Legacy Award from the United Negro College Fund “for his long-standing record of encouraging students to realize their full potential.” Click here to read the article from the Atlanta Daily World and for more biographical information.
A reminder about the full slate of upcoming Tau Beta Pi alumni gatherings. Several are being hosted in conjunction with TBP collegiate chapter district conferences. On March 2, in Ewing, NJ, the New Jersey Zeta Chapter of Tau Beta Pi will be installed at The College of New Jersey. Here is a list of upcoming events:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – March 1
Ewing, New Jersey – March 2
Lubbock, Texas – March 2
Savannah, Georgia – March 2
Portland, Oregon – March 2
Austin, Texas – March 2
Norman, Oklahoma – March 9
Houston, Texas – March 9
Knoxville, Tennessee – March 14
Charlotte, North Carolina – March 15