Recent Chapter News

  • Fall 2016 Leadership Opportunities!

    Please take a moment to consider applying for a leadership position within TBP! (There is always time to give back to the community and build your resume, am I right!?)

    Here is the link for chair positions:
    http://tinyurl.com/F16Chairs

    The chair applications will close on April 30th at 11:59 PM. We will notify you over the summer so that you can be prepared as soon as the Fall semester starts.

    And here is the link for being a project lead: http://tinyurl.com/TBP-Projects. There are previous project reports to assist you with all of the planning!


  • F16 Officers

    Congratulations to the Fall 2016 Officers:
    President: Rachel Neumann
    Secretary: Joanna Ciatti
    Vice President: Chandru Rasendran
    Graduate Vice President: Joanne Beckwith
    Treasurer: Kallen Schwark
    Corporate Relations Officer: Andrew Rapin
    External Vice Presidents: Phillip Yang and Alexa Cichon
    Service Coordinator: David Martel
    Campus Outreach: Ilkka Kovenen
    Activities Officer: Brianna Lax
    K-12 Outreach Officer: Mackenna Hill and Gunseli Onder
    Chapter Development: Morgan Chencinski
    Membership Officer: Pranav Khambete
    Publicity Officer: Catherine Haslam
    Historian: Patrick McCauley
    New/Renewing Advisors: Kyle Lady (3 yr), Stephanie Miller (1 yr), Laura Kruger (1 yr), and Sara Rusignuolo


  • Career Fair Chair Applications!

    Interested in leadership experience? Enjoy planning events? Love the SWE/TBP Career Fair? Or have ideas on how to make it better? If you answered yes to any of these, apply to be a chair!

    Applications for chair positions are now open. There are six committees: volunteers, publicity, receptions, operations, directory & registration, and hospitality. If you are interested in a leadership position in any of these committees, apply at http://tinyurl.com/CareerFairChair. More information about each of the committees can be found through this link. The application will close Friday, Feb. 12th.


Upcoming Events

  • Grad Restaurant Series: Asia - Cardamom

    Return of the Restaurant Series! Join us as we kick off this term's RS with dinner at Cardamom.

    When: Sun. Sept. 25, 2016, 7:30 p.m.–9:30 p.m.

    Where: 1739 Plymouth Rd

    Event is 8/8 full.

  • Ignore: Undergrad Electee Interviews (Actives)

    The interview process is vital for initiating new electees into the Michigan Gamma chapter. For actives, conducting interviews is a requirement for DA/PA status and also counts as service hours. It's also a way to meet the new electees!
    For electees, interviews are a requirement for initiation and lets active members gauge the electees' character.

    Shifts:

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  • Ignore: Undergrad Electee Interviews (Electees)

    The interview process is vital for initiating new electees into the Michigan Gamma chapter. For actives, conducting interviews is a requirement for DA/PA status and also counts as service hours. It's also a way to meet the new electees!
    For electees, interviews are a requirement for initiation and lets active members gauge the electees' character.

    Shifts:

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  • Undergrad Electee Interviews (Actives)

    As a part of the electing process, the prospective undegraduate electees needed to attend 2 half-hour interviews (Part 1 & Part 2). Character Interviews and their character essays (found in their responses to the "Electee Questionaire") are used to evaluate whether electees demonstrate "exemplary character". Dress code is business casual.

    Shifts:

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  • Undergrad Electee Interviews (Electees)

    As a part of the electing process, the prospective undegraduate electees needed to attend 2 half-hour interviews (Part 1 & Part 2). Character Interviews and their character essays (found in their responses to the "Electee Questionaire") are used to evaluate whether electees demonstrate "exemplary character". Dress code is business casual.

    Shifts:

    Click event for shift details

  • Grad Electee Interviews Day Time (Actives)

    As a part of the electing process, the prospective graduate electees needed to attend 1 half-hour interview. Character Interviews and their character essays (found in their responses to the "Electee Questionnaire") are used to evaluate whether electees demonstrate "exemplary character". Dress code is casual.

    Actives: Remember, conducting at least one interview is required for DA/PA status.

    Shifts:

    Click event for shift details

  • Grad Electee Interviews Day Time (Electees)

    As a part of the electing process, the prospective graduate electees needed to attend 1 half-hour interview. Character Interviews and their character essays (found in their responses to the "Electee Questionnaire") are used to evaluate whether electees demonstrate "exemplary character". Dress code is casual.

    Actives: Remember, conducting at least one interview is required for DA/PA status.

    Shifts:

    Click event for shift details

  • University Philharmonia Orchestra + Ice Cream

    Support TBP member Lauren Liebman at the first University Philharmonia Concert of the semester, then enjoy ice cream courtesy of TBP!

    When: Mon. Sept. 26, 2016, 8 p.m.–10 p.m.

    Where: Hill Auditorium

    No attendance limit. 7 attendees so far.

  • The Breakfast Party I

    Distributing happiness to the North Campus community by way of free bagels!

    Meet in the Duderstadt Connector, and wear a TBP shirt if you have one.

    Shifts:

    When: Tue. Sept. 27, 2016, 8:30 a.m.–9 a.m.

    Where: Duderstadt Connector

    Shift is 3/4 full.


    When: Tue. Sept. 27, 2016, 9 a.m.–9:30 a.m.

    Where: Duderstadt Connector

    Shift is 3/4 full.


    When: Tue. Sept. 27, 2016, 9:30 a.m.– 10 a.m.

    Where: Duderstadt Connector

    Shift is 4/4 full.


    When: Tue. Sept. 27, 2016, 10 a.m.– 10:30 a.m.

    Where: Duderstadt Connector

    Shift is 4/4 full.


    When: Tue. Sept. 27, 2016, 10:30 a.m.– 11 a.m.

    Where: Duderstadt Connector

    Shift is 2/4 full.


  • New Initiatives I

    The first of our New Initiative meetings! Come discuss what you want to see for the future of TBP and how we can start making changes now. Bring your ideas and we'll provide the food!

    When: Tue. Sept. 27, 2016, 6:30 p.m.– 7:30 p.m.

    Where: 1013 Dow

    No attendance limit. 13 attendees so far.

  • IM Sand Volleyball Game 2

    Come play Sand Volleyball with Tau Beta Pi on Tuesday nights at 10pm during the regular season (Sept. 18-Oct. 7). To play you must go online to www.imleagues.com and create an account. Look for the team "Tau Beta Pi" which is in the 4v4 Sand Volleyball League Men's Blue Division. To join you will need to pay either a season fee of $20, semester fee or $30, or a yearly fee of $50. TBP will reimburse this payment at a rate of $20 per season you compete on an IM team for us until you have been fully reimbursed.

    When: Tue. Sept. 27, 2016, 10 p.m.– 11 p.m.

    Where: Elbel Field, Sand Volleyball Court 2

    No attendance limit. 0 attendees so far.

  • Professional Development Committee Meeting

    Join the professional development committee to discuss future info sessions, tech talks, and other events for the fall semester.

    When: Wed. Sept. 28, 2016, 4 p.m.–4:30 p.m.

    Where: 1222 EECS

    No attendance limit. 0 attendees so far.

  • Grad Electee Interviews Evening (Actives)

    As a part of the electing process, the prospective graduate electees needed to attend 1 half-hour interview. Character Interviews and their character essays (found in their responses to the "Electee Questionnaire") are used to evaluate whether electees demonstrate "exemplary character". Dress code is casual.

    Actives: Remember, conducting at least one interview is required for DA/PA status.

    Shifts:

    Click event for shift details

  • Grad Electee Interviews Evening (Electees)

    As a part of the electing process, the prospective graduate electees needed to attend 1 half-hour interview. Character Interviews and their character essays (found in their responses to the "Electee Questionnaire") are used to evaluate whether electees demonstrate "exemplary character". Dress code is casual.

    Actives: Remember, conducting at least one interview is required for DA/PA status.

    Shifts:

    Click event for shift details

  • NASA JPL Information Session

    The Jet Propulsion Laboratory is a unique national research facility that carries out robotic space and Earth science missions. They are recruiting students from the following majors: Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering, Computer Science/Engineering, Materials Science/Engineering, Cyber Security, Math, Physics, Robotics, Science.

    When: Wed. Sept. 28, 2016, 5:30 p.m.– 7:30 p.m.

    Where: 1500 EECS

    No attendance limit. 8 attendees so far.

  • EA (Electronic Arts) Information Session

    Join Alex Lucas from Bioware and Whitney Lai from the EA Mobile Team for a discussion about the business!

    When: Thu. Sept. 29, 2016, 5:30 p.m.– 6:30 p.m.

    Where: 1311 EECS

    No attendance limit. 0 attendees so far.

  • Sequoia Place I

    Join us for our first trip to Sequoia Place! It's an independent retirement living community located just off campus. Come spend a fun two hours meeting some amazing personalities and helping a few residents solve their tech problems. We will meet at CC Little at 5:30 and then drive to Sequoia Place together. Sequoia Place address: 1131 North Maple Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48103.

    When: Thu. Sept. 29, 2016, 5:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m.

    Where: Sequoia Place (1131 North Maple Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48103)

    Event is 2/5 full.

  • TBP/HKN Euchre Tournament

    Come join our friends in HKN for a fun night of Euchre! Pizza, soda and cookies will be served.

    Don't know how to play? NO PROBLEM! We're glad to teach.

    When: Thu. Sept. 29, 2016, 6:30 p.m.–8 p.m.

    Where: 1200 EECS

    Event is 4/20 full.

  • Picnic in the North Campus Grove

    Who doesn't love a picnic, especially in the beautiful new North Campus Grove?? Come enjoy delicious food, volleyball and other sports, and the company of your fellow Tau Bates before the nice weather disappears.

    When: Fri. Sept. 30, 2016, 5 p.m.– 7 p.m.

    Where: North Campus Grove

    No attendance limit. 6 attendees so far.

  • Walk in the Arb III

    Given the good feedback from the last two walks (and the continuing warm weather), we're going to have one more Arb walk!

    Dress comfortably and wear appropriate footwear.

    Undergraduates welcome too!

    When: Sat. Oct. 1, 2016, 5 p.m.– 6 p.m.

    Where: Nichols Arboretum, 1610 Washington Heights

    Event is 3/6 full.

  • Tech Day Volunteering

    TECH DAY is the universities largest recruiting event for students, and an easy way to earn a lot of pretty easy hours!

    Group Leaders will help provide tours to students. They require some training beforehand.
    Sign Up: https://docs.google.com/a/umich.edu/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScgoPzgM2BqqPkZzPjJmv_5hzCYyMQi369duq7PYnfKKHediA/viewform?c=0&w=1

    If you'd just like to help without being a Group Leader:
    https://signup.com/client/invitation/6775657374/1437528/false#!1437528/false/false

    ALTERNATIVELY TO ALL THAT:
    You can help me make a poster for TBPs booth that day. If you'd like to engage your creative side, sign up on one of the timeslots on the TBP website. Ignore the stated times there, I will contact you individually. (~3 hours total)

    When: Sun. Oct. 2, 2016, 9:30 a.m.– 1:30 p.m.

    Where: Dude Connector

    Event is 2/3 full.

  • Second General

    Attendance at Second General is mandatory for those interested in joining TBP. This meeting is designed to show the benefits of membership in Tau Beta Pi, eat food, make new friends and meet the officers.

    When: Tue. Oct. 4, 2016, 6:30 p.m.– 8:30 p.m.

    Where: 1013 Dow

    No attendance limit. 21 attendees so far.

  • IM Sand Volleyball Game 3

    Come play Sand Volleyball with Tau Beta Pi on Tuesday nights at 10pm during the regular season (Sept. 18-Oct. 7). To play you must go online to www.imleagues.com and create an account. Look for the team "Tau Beta Pi" which is in the 4v4 Sand Volleyball League Men's Blue Division. To join you will need to pay either a season fee of $20, semester fee or $30, or a yearly fee of $50. TBP will reimburse this payment at a rate of $20 per season you compete on an IM team for us until you have been fully reimbursed.

    When: Tue. Oct. 4, 2016, 10 p.m.–11 p.m.

    Where: Elbel Field, Sand Volleyball Court 2

    No attendance limit. 0 attendees so far.

  • MindSET I

    Volunteers will lead elementary school children through design/build/test modules aimed at introducing children to STEM education.

    When: Sun. Oct. 9, 2016, 12:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m.

    Where: DOW 1013

    No attendance limit. 2 attendees so far.

  • Grad Restaurant Series: Asia - Tomkun Noodle Bar

    There's nothing like piping hot Ramen to warm up against the cooling weather. Good thing there's Tomkun Noodle Bar! Join TBP as we continue the Asian leg of our Fall 16 culinary journey!

    TBP will cover appetizers. Undergraduates welcome too!

    When: Sun. Oct. 9, 2016, 7:30 p.m.–10 p.m.

    Where: 505 East Liberty Street #200

    Event is 5/8 full.

  • Second Actives

    Second actives meeting of Fall 2016, where member candidates are recommended to Third actives. This meeting is required for actives only and food is provided.

    When: Tue. Oct. 11, 2016, 6:30 p.m.– 8:30 p.m.

    Where: 1013 Dow

    No attendance limit. 16 attendees so far.

  • Sequoia Place II

    Join us for our second trip to Sequoia Place! It's an independent retirement living community located just off campus. Come spend a fun two hours meeting some amazing personalities and helping a few residents solve their tech problems. We will meet at CC Little at 5:30 and then drive to Sequoia Place together. Sequoia Place address: 1131 North Maple Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48103.

    When: Thu. Oct. 13, 2016, 5:30 p.m.– 7:30 p.m.

    Where: Sequoia Place (1131 North Maple Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48103)

    Event is 1/5 full.

  • Movie Night

    Celebrate the end of midterms with a relaxing, lighthearted movie! Friends, food and fun - the perfect way to end the Friday of a stressful week.

    When: Fri. Oct. 21, 2016, 7 p.m.– 10 p.m.

    Where: TBD

    Event is 7/12 full.

  • Third General

    Third general meeting of Fall 2016 for electee groups and active members with food provided.

    When: Tue. Oct. 25, 2016, 6:30 p.m.– 8:30 p.m.

    Where: 1013 Dow

    No attendance limit. 16 attendees so far.

  • Sequoia Place III

    Join us for our third trip to Sequoia Place! It's an independent retirement living community located just off campus. Come spend a fun two hours meeting some amazing personalities and helping a few residents solve their tech problems. We will meet at CC Little at 5:30 and then drive to Sequoia Place together. Sequoia Place address: 1131 North Maple Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48103.

    When: Thu. Oct. 27, 2016, 5:30 p.m.– 7:30 p.m.

    Where: Sequoia Place (1131 North Maple Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48103)

    Event is 1/5 full.

  • Third Actives

    Third actives meeting of Fall 2016 is a requirement for active members and involves electing potential candidates with free food provided.

    When: Tue. Nov. 1, 2016, 6:30 p.m.– 8:30 p.m.

    Where: 1013 Dow

    No attendance limit. 13 attendees so far.

  • Sequoia Place IV

    Join us for our last trip to Sequoia Place! It's an independent retirement living community located just off campus. Come spend a fun two hours meeting some amazing personalities and helping a few residents solve their tech problems. We will meet at CC Little at 5:30 and then drive to Sequoia Place together. Sequoia Place address: 1131 North Maple Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48103.

    When: Thu. Nov. 10, 2016, 5:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m.

    Where: Sequoia Place (1131 North Maple Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48103)

    Event is 1/5 full.

  • BWW TG II

    FREE WINGS!! This is your last chance of the semester to get all you can eat BWW with your favorite TBPeople!

    When: Thu. Nov. 10, 2016, 7:30 p.m.– 9:30 p.m.

    Where: BWW

    No attendance limit. 4 attendees so far.

  • Fourth General

    Fourth general meeting of Fall 2016 to update electee groups and actives members of the happenings in the chapter with free food provided.

    When: Tue. Nov. 15, 2016, 7 p.m.–8:30 p.m.

    Where: 1013 Dow

    No attendance limit. 14 attendees so far.

  • Elections I

    General body meeting involving the election of the next semester's officers with free food provided.

    When: Tue. Nov. 29, 2016, 7 p.m.–8 p.m.

    Where: 1013 Dow

    No attendance limit. 14 attendees so far.

  • Elections II

    General body meeting involving the election of the next semester's officers with free food provided.

    When: Tue. Nov. 29, 2016, 8 p.m.– 9 p.m.

    Where: 1013 Dow

    No attendance limit. 11 attendees so far.

  • Elections III

    General body meeting involving the election of the next semester's officers with free food provided.

    When: Tue. Nov. 29, 2016, 9 p.m.–10 p.m.

    Where: 1013 Dow

    No attendance limit. 10 attendees so far.

  • Fifth General

    Last general meeting of the semester where electee groups present their TBP yells and homemade desserts with food provided.

    When: Tue. Dec. 6, 2016, 6:30 p.m.– 8:30 p.m.

    Where: 1013 Dow

    No attendance limit. 11 attendees so far.

  • Initiation

    Where successful electees become actives. Following are the banquet and related festivities.

    When: Sat. Dec. 10, 2016, 6 p.m.– 11:59 p.m.

    Where: 1005 EECS

    No attendance limit. 1 attendees so far.

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