" Journey of a quinquagenarian "
On April 27, 2018, over a dozen members and officers of Tau Beta Pi CA Kappa met for elections. Light snacks and drinks were provided. Membership certificates, membership cards, and pins were first distributed to Spring 2018 initiates who had not already received them. This year, President Yin has implemented two new systems in the election Read more about 2018-2019 Executive Officer Election Result[…]
2018 marks the 50th anniversary of Tau Beta Pi California Kappa Chapter since the chapter’s formation in 1968 at California State University, Northridge (CSUN), or formerly known as the San Fernando Valley State College. A banquet was held on April 21, 2018 to commemorate this significant milestone for current members, officers, and alumni. There were Read more about 50th Anniversary Banquet[…]
We are fully online now! Other than the good’o fashion way of reaching us via email, you can now find us on several social media platforms such as LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram as well as Twitter! By the way, you can also join our chapter’s Slack group chat! Best way to keep in touch with our Read more about Follow us online![…]
Tau Beta Pi California Kappa
The honor society is an association of primarily collegiate members and chapters whose purposes are to encourage and recognize superior scholarship and/or leadership achievement either in broad fields of education or in departmental fields at undergraduate and/or graduate levels.
Members are admitted based on their demonstration of academic achievement and exemplary character, evidenced through their personal integrity, breadth of interest, and charitable activity.
Tau Beta Pi Association was founded at Lehigh University in 1885 by Dr. Edward Higginson Williams, Jr.. The parent chapter, Alpha of Pennsylvania, existed alone until 1892 when Alpha of Michigan was founded at Michigan State Unviersity. Since the founding of Michigan Alpha Chapter, Tau Beta Pi has grown steadily; there are now collegiate chapters at 246 institutions, chartered alumni chapters in 44 cities and a total initiated membership of approximately 584,000.
Access To TBP Events
TBP welcomes all initiated members to join the events hosted by home chapter or nationwide, even after graduation!
Huge Alumni Network
TBP has total of over 584,000 initiated member across the nation, with a total of 246 active collegiate chapters and 44 active alumni chapters.
TBP is the premier and well-known engineering honor society values by corporate and recruiters across the nation.
TBP offers $2,000 scholarships to initiated members for a year of undergraduate study or fellowship of $10,000 a year for graduate study.