The Leonard C. Nelson College of Engineering and Sciences at West Virginia University Institute of Technology (WVU Tech) recently inducted Eric Fleshman and Nathan Settle into the engineering honor society of Tau Beta Pi. Fleshman is a senior electrical engineering major from Rupert, W.Va. Settle is also a senior electrical engineering student and is from Hurricane, W.Va.
Tau Beta Pi is the second-oldest honor society, founded at Lehigh University in 1885, and is the only engineering honor society representing the entire engineering profession. Members inducted into Tau Beta Pi are conferred this honor through their attainments of distinguished scholarship and exemplary character. The WVU Tech Chapter of Tau Beta Pi is one of now 241 U.S. colleges and university chapters with a total initiated membership of approximately 540,000. The WVU Tech Chapter of Tau Beta Pi was first founded in 1972 and has inducted 1,035 members.