Current Events

Join us in the Tau Beta Pi room, Lind B26. A schedule of office hours is posted outside of the door.

*Holiday Card making for Troops - Come make holiday/Christmas cards for our troops in Iraq and Afghanistan. Stop by the office between 4:30p and 6:00p on Thursday, December 10th. You'll also be able to decorate cookies and drink some hot chocolate.

*Kits for Kids Shopping - Help us pick out toys for our annual "Kits for Kids" event. We will be going to the Mall of America on Sunday, December 13th. We'll be leaving at noon. Please send an e-mail to if you would like to attend this event. Also indicate if you would be able to drive.

*Salvation Army Bell Ringing - Tau Beta Pi has a time slot for Monday, December 21st, from 9a - 12p in front of Macy's in downtown Minneapolis. Send an e-mail to to sign-up. Indicate whether you prefer 9:00 - 10:30a or 10:30a - 12:00p.

*Cleaning the Office - Our office in Lind Hall is in desperate need of a cleaning. We'll be hosting a cleaning event on January 17th (Sunday before classes start). A time hasn't been set yet, but it will probably be sometime in the afternoon. Send an e-mail if you would like to help with this event.

*Feed my Starving Children - The event is scheduled for the first Monday of classes for spring semester, which is January 25th. We'll probably be meeting between 6:30 and 7:00p. Please send an e-mail if you would like to attend this event. Also indicate if you would be able to drive.

*Chocolate Soiree - The event is a fundraiser to collect non-perishable food items and clothes to donate to a local charity. Chocolate desserts will be provided at the event! Date is TBD, but it will be in either January or February.

*Relay for Life - Tau Beta Pi will be having a Relay for Life team this year. This event is April 17th, 2010. Send an e-mail to tbetapi@umn.eduto register.

*Food Drive - We're competing against all of the other I.T. student groups this holiday season to collect the most items on a per-person basis. So, gather up as many non-perishable food items, cereal, baking goods, paper products (yes, even paper towels and toilet paper), etc. and bring them to our office in Lind Hall (23B)! Stop by during office hours to drop them off! Deadline to drop-off items: Wednesday, December 16.

Tau Beta Pi Fellowship/Laureate Programs

* Tau Beta Pi offers an acclaimed fellowship to its members the deadline is January 31. More details can be found on the following link

* A Laureate nomination must be selected by each chapter the deadline being April 1

2009 Fall Initiations

*Coming Soon!

Feed My Starving Children

* FMSC is a non profit organization aimed at providing food for impovrished children.

* Volunteering opportunites exist throughout the year, more information can be found at the following link.

Other Events

The largest event during the year is the Minnesota Alpha Chapter's Annual Pi-Mile Run.

Tau Beta Pi Minnesota Alpha Chapter

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