TAPPI Student Summit

tappi_summitCBU’s TAPPI Student Chapter officers and faculty advisor, Dr. Pong Malasri, attended the TAPPI (Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry) Student Summit in Raleigh, NC on January 19-21. The meeting activities included a job fair, job interview, paper-related lectures, and a plant tour.  Pictured above (from left): Phyo Thoon Aung (Civil Engineering Major/Packaging Minor & Chapter Secretary), Alvin Siow (Chemical Engineering Major/Packaging Minor & Chapter President), Mallory Harvey (Civil Engineering Major/Packaging Minor & Chapter Vice President, and Rhett Jordan (Chemical Engineering Major/Packaging Minor & Chapter Treasurer). The trip was partially supported by a $500 travel grant from TAPPI (tappi.org).  More trip pictures can be found at this School of Engineering Facebook photo album. Also, news of the October 22 TAPPI-CBU Scholarship Fundraising Golf appears in the January-February 2013 issue of Paper 360 magazine, page 28.