UF's Tau Beta Pi Recognized as Best Chapter

UF's "Florida Alpha" chapter of the Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society was recognized as the R.C. Matthews Outstanding Chapter, an award which goes to the chapter determined to be the best out of over 250. Florida Alpha won the award because of its Gatortrax outreach program which educates young children about engineering.

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Building the American Dream

Carlos A. Penin, PE, CCE ‘77

The University of Florida’s Association of Hispanic Alumni (AHA) recently selected Carlos A. Penin, PE, CCE ‘77, to receive the 2022 Gran Caimán of the Year award for his passion, commitment and leadership beyond engineering. Along with running his engineering firm CAP Government Inc., Penin has been able to be active in the community and stay involved in the future of engineering.

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The Endowment of Experience

Ben Botic (MS MSE '71)

Ben Botic's long road to freedom and opportunity yields an indestructible legacy for future generations of UF engineers. Along with Hella, his wife of 54 years, son, Bryan (UF BS Building Construction ’93) and daughter, Michelle Botic Hughes (UF BS Business Administration ’92), he established the Botic Family Scholars Professional Pathways Fund to provide experiential learning opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE).

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UF's Tau Beta Pi Recognized as Best Chapter

UF's "Florida Alpha" chapter of the Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society was recognized as the R.C. Matthews Outstanding Chapter, an award which goes to the chapter determined to be the best out of over 250. Florida Alpha won the award because of its Gatortrax outreach program which educates young children about engineering.

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See How We're Transforming the Future

On Oct. 1, 2015, Dr. Herbert and Nicole Wertheim and the Herbert & Nicole Wertheim Family Foundation gave a $50 million gift that catalyzed a $300 million public-private partnership to bring about the biggest transformation in the history of our college.

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