Erie Canal Lecture, Images of TBP, & Endowed Professorships

The Syracuse University Libraries will host a talk by professor emeritus Samuel P. Clemence, Ph.D. (MO B ’62), on Tuesday, March 28, at 5pm in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons in Bird Library. Dr. Clemence’s talk is entitled “The Engineering History of the Erie Canal.” The lecture and reception are free and open to the public.

According to the announcement, “the canal’s engineering achievements are one of the great stories of American technology.” Dr. Clemence, who is also interim dean of Hendricks Chapel, joined the department of civil and environmental engineering in 1977. He previously spent time as a naval officer in the U.S. Navy Civil Engineer Corps. He supervised engineering and construction projects in Vietnam, Thailand, the South Pacific, Spain, and the United States.

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More images from around the country during Tau Beta Pi Day 2017.

TN Tech (TN Gamma) students shine the Bent monument on campus.

Annual Tau Beta Pi Day celebration piñata from San Diego alumni and collegiate chapters.

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On Wednesday, March 29, Case Western Reserve University will celebrate 12 recently endowed engineering professorships. Click here for the list of honorees and for more details on the ceremony and reception. At least three of the newly endowed professors are Tau Bates, including:

Alexis R. Abramson, Ph.D. – (MA D ’95) Milton & Tamar Maltz Professor of Energy Innovation
Roger H. French, Ph.D. – (NY D ’79) Kyocera Professor of Ceramics
Dustin J. Tyler, Ph.D. – (MI B ’92) Kent H. Smith Professor of Engineering

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