Theta Tau

Our Story

We are the first & foremost professional engineering fraternity at Cornell University.

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Theta Tau is the oldest, largest, and foremost Fraternity for Engineers. Since its founding at the University of Minnesota in 1904, over 30,000 have been initiated over the years. With emphasis on quality and a strong fraternal bond, the Fraternity has chapters in only ABET accredited schools, and limits to seventy the number of student members in any one of its chapters across the nation.

The purpose of Theta Tau is to develop and maintain a high standard of professional interest among its members, and to unite them in a strong bond of fraternal fellowship. The members of Theta Tau are: Honest and Ethical, Dependable and Trustworthy, Respectful, Generous, and Proud of our Community of Engineers.

What we do

One of the three main pillars of Theta Tau is service, and throughout the year, our brothers look forward to giving back to the Ithaca-Tompkins County community at large.

We support service events at Cornell such as Into the Streets, a student-led program that sponsors an enormous annual service event, and many more. Each semester, our new member class takes the lead in hosting our main service event to raise funds for our charity of choice.

Many of our brothers also take part in Cornell’s YOURS outreach program, which aims to provide opportunities and mentoring for students living in mobile home parks in the area. Here we are able to present simple engineering concepts to the students in an interactive, hands-on method that fosters interest in math, science, and engineering.

In addition to mentoring, we host many events during the year to aid any member of the Cornell community in developing professionalism.

Megan Messick

Philanthropy Chair

At Cornell Theta Tau, the bonds we make are integral to our Cornell experiences and to our future professional careers. Nikita and Pavan, the social chairs, are in charge of planning and organizing interactive activities were brothers strengthen friendships and make memories. The brothers of Theta Tau have enjoyed formal events scheduled at the end of every semester, date nights, pledge class bonding events, and excursions to off-campus activities, such as apple picking, go-karting, and team building.

Events are also focused on the Cornell community. Inter-fraternity events with other professional fraternities at Cornell as well as Slope Day are a few favorite events. We are keen on maintaining strong relationships within the Brotherhood as well as expanding our network by hosting social events with other professional fraternities at Cornell.

Brotherhood is one of the primary tenants of Theta Tau and as such, we make aim to provide ample opportunities for brothers to create bonds and memories that will last a lifetime.

The end of spring semester is always a sentimental time for Theta Tau. We hold a senior sendoff each spring to celebrate the graduates' achievements from their time at Cornell as well as bidding them a heartfelt farewell. Seniors often return to visit the brotherhood that they grew to love during their college careers.

Addison Huneycutt

Social Chair

Katie Dao

Social Chair

Professionalism is one of the three main tenants of Theta Tau. We strive to provide resources and educational opportunities for both new members and brothers, with the hope that all brothers will develop the self confidence, self awareness, and lifelong skills applicable to whatever profession they choose.

Throughout the year, we serve not only our members but the greater engineering community by hosting information sessions, resume critiques, mock interviews, and presentations on a variety of topics. Professional development is based in personal development, and Theta Tau provides great opportunities to assist brothers in finding and following their own paths.

Jeannie Fu

Professional Development Chair

Nick Akrawi

Professional Development Chair

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Brotherhood

Eboard
Arpit Sheth
Arpit Sheth

Regent

Brittney Chew
Brittney Chew

Vice Regent

Taylor Schoettle
Taylor Schoettle

Treasurer

Sahitya Mantravadi
Sahitya Mantravadi

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Semesterly Eboard and Officers
Andrea Clinch
Andrea Clinch

New Member Educator

Marco Bustamante
Marco Bustamante

New Member Educator

Megan Messick
Megan Messick

Philathropy Chair

Jeannie Fu
Jeannie Fu

Professional Development Chair

Nick Akrawi
Nick Akrawi

Professional Development Chair

Junie Khang
Junie Khang

Rush Chair

Addison Huneycutt
Addison Huneycutt

Social Chair

Katie Dao
Katie Dao

Social Chair

Sean Viswanathan
Sean Viswanathan

Alumni Relations Chair

Eric Johnson
Eric Johnson

Academics Chair

Charlene Luo
Charlene Luo

Marketing Chair

Joe Wetzel
Joe Wetzel

Intramural Chair

Jad Rahbany
Jad Rahbany

Webmaster


Zeta
Erin Cantrell
Erin Cantrell

Nikita Gupta
Nikita Gupta

Ryo Inkyo
Ryo Inkyo

Irene Li
Irene Li

Sahitya Mantravadi
Sahitya Mantravadi

Greg Pon
Greg Pon

Anya Varanko
Anya Varanko

Pavan Yalla
Pavan Yalla


Eta
Andrew Aquino
Andrew Aquino

Katie Dao
Katie Dao

Gaia De Ponti
Gaia De Ponti

TJ Famighetti
TJ Famighetti

Yezy Lim
Yezy Lim

John Reidy
John Reidy

Hannah Rudin
Hannah Rudin

Arpit Sheth
Arpit Sheth


Theta
Emma Bell
Emma Bell

Adam Berry
Adam Berry

Max Brown
Max Brown

Brittney Chew
Brittney Chew

Richa Deshpande
Richa Deshpande

Daria Efimov
Daria Efimov

Richard Goodwyn
Richard Goodwyn

Martín Herrera
Martín Herrera

Addison Huneycutt
Addison Huneycutt

Deepthi Krovvidi
Deepthi Krovvidi

Taylor Schoettle
Taylor Schoettle

Wey-Wey Su
Wey-Wey Su

Amy Wang
Amy Wang


Iota
Nicholas Akrawi
Nicholas Akrawi

Marco Bustamante
Marco Bustamante

Andrea Clinch
Andrea Clinch

Jeannie Fu
Jeannie Fu

Saie Ganoo
Saie Ganoo

Devon Grozowski
Devon Grozowski

Junie Khang
Junie Khang

Megan Messick
Megan Messick

William Montgomery
William Montgomery

Jonah Okike-Hephzibah
Jonah Okike-Hephzibah

Ryan Picard
Ryan Picard

Sebastian Scales
Sebastian Scales

Kevin Schaich
Kevin Schaich

Amelia Sugianto
Amelia Sugianto

Sean Viswanathan
Sean Viswanathan


Kappa
James Bischoff
James Bischoff

Luke Bushner
Luke Bushner

Erin Chen
Erin Chen

Lindsey Frank
Lindsey Frank

Andrei Isichenko
Andrei Isichenko

Eric Johnson
Eric Johnson

Katrina Lastra
Katrina Lastra

Anna Lawrence
Anna Lawrence

Cody Leung
Cody Leung

Charlene Luo
Charlene Luo

Pehuen Moure
Pehuen Moure

Jad Rahbany
Jad Rahbany

Erica Sadler
Erica Sadler

Annie Taylor
Annie Taylor

Joseph Wetzel
Joseph Wetzel


MEng
Marc Choueiri
Marc Choueiri

Marc Flamme
Marc Flamme

Adrian Wu
Adrian Wu

Shannon Zhou
Shannon Zhou