Who We Are
Tau Beta Pi is the only engineering honor society representing the entire engineering profession. It is the nation's second-oldest honor society, founded at Lehigh University in 1885 to mark in a fitting manner those who have conferred honor upon their Alma Mater by distinguished scholarship and exemplary character as students in engineering, or by their attainments as alumni in the field of engineering, and to foster a spirit of liberal culture in engineering colleges.
Why Tau Beta Pi?
- No monthly membership fee.
- Become eligible for exclusive scholarship and fellowship opportunities.
- Be a part of TBP's professional development program and get a chance to meet industry recruiters at exclusive Tau Beta Pi recruiting events.
- Attendance at only 4 events required per semester to be an active member.
- Enjoy various social and service events TBP conducts throughout the year including Beat Michigan 5K.
- Receive free TBP Honors graduation stoles and cords if you remain an active member till your graduation semester.
- Stay connected through TBP's strong alumni network after graduation.
Our Vision Statement
The Ohio Gamma chapter is an active organization of talented engineers proud to serve our College and our Alma Mater. We strive:
- To mark in a fitting manner those who have conferred honor upon their Alma Mater by distinguished scholarship and exemplary character as undergraduates in engineering, or by their attainments as alumni in the field of engineering.
- To foster a spirit of liberal culture in engineering colleges
- To advance the qualities of integrity and honesty in engineering.
- To recognize the achievements and successes of our members and alumni, both within and outside of the chapter.
- To enable any of our members to be able to take an idea or project that benefits the community, the College, or the University and implement it, using our full resources and backing.
- To be an organization of our members and of their interests.
- To act as an honors community within the College of Engineering.
- To develop solid relations with strong engineering companies.
- To partner with the College of Engineering in an effort to continually improve the College as a whole.
- To invest time into worthwhile projects.
- To provide interesting programming to our members.
- To use our technical expertise and large membership to improve our community, our University, and our College.