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Nebraska Pi  

University of Nebraska Lincoln

Lincoln, NE 68508

In exchange of correspondence with the National Secretary, a group of high-ranking mechanical engineering seniors recognized the opportunity to promote scholarship and fellowship through an organization such as Pi Tau Sigma. Under the active leadership of Richard P. Ostwald and with the encouragement of Professor Jiles W. Haney, a petition for a chapter of Pi Tau Sigma as prepared. On December 10,1938, National Secretary H.E. Degler formally installed the Nebraska Pi Chapter. Activities of the Nebraska Pi Chapter have included sponsoring the annual M.E.I.E. Banquet in cooperation with A.S.M.E. At this banquet, a mechanical engineering handbook is awarded to the outstanding senior, and the Gold Key Award is presented to an outstanding faculty member. Other activities include a pig roast for all M.E.' s and faculty, sponsoring a mousetrap-powered car race during E-Week, engineering paper sales, and a smoker held each semester to honor the top 25% of the junior class.

Chapter No. Charter Date Region Chapter Status
17 December 10, 1938 West Active
Dr. Ben Terry  

Attended 2015 Illinois Convention
Attended 2014 Texas A&M Convention
Attended 2013 Ohio State Convention
Attended 2012 San Jose Convention

EIN: 476033720