Four URI students inducted into
engineering honor society
KINGSTON, R.I. -- May 9, 2000 -- The University of Rhode Island chapter
of Tau Beta Pi, the national engineering honor society, inducted four students
during ceremonies recently.
Inducted were David J. Baldwin of East Greenwich, Loc C. Lam of
Cranston, Susan Rhodes of Middletown, and Louise D. Verte
of West Warwick. Stanley Youngsaye of Cumberland was elected
president of the society for the 2000-2001 school year.
To become a member of Tau Beta Pi, students in their junior year must
rank in the top one-eighth of their class, while seniors must rank in the
top one-fifth of their class. Students must also demonstrate a spirit of
community service and concern.
Tau Beta Pi was founded in 1885 to recognize the distinguished academic
achievements of engineering students. The society has 195 collegiate chapters
with more than 300,000 members.
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For Information: Todd McLeish 874-7892