Is Theta Tau a real frat?

Theta Tau is the nation’s foremost Fraternity for Engineers! From its start by four mining engineering students nearly 115 years ago, Theta Tau has become the oldest and largest Fraternity for Engineers, with chapters across the country, and members around the world.

Is it hard to get into Theta Tau?

Although we strongly encourage academic achievement, the minimum required GPA for being initiated into Theta Tau is 2.0. Q: How do I join? A: Like other fraternal organizations, membership in Theta Tau will come only after you have proven that you will be a valuable member of the organization.

How much does it cost to join Theta Tau?

The member dues are $200 per semester. This fee covers cost of materials, chapter and national fees. Membership dues go toward leadership training, program development, chapter maintenance and a lifetime subscription to The Gear, Theta Tau Fraternity’s magazine.

What is the purpose of Theta Tau?

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.

What are the pillars of Theta Tau?

Pledging activities ​must ​directly relate to at least one of the three pillars of Theta Tau: Service, professional development, and brotherhood.

How do I join Theta Tau?

A member must meet the following qualifications: Be at least 18 years of age. Must be enrolled in a program leading to an Engineering degree. (Once you are a member of Theta Tau, you are a member for life, even if you should switch majors at some future date.)

How many chapters of Theta Tau are there?

Today, Theta Tau is the oldest and largest professional engineering fraternity and has a membership of men and women who study engineering in all its various branches on over 100 college campuses….

Theta Tau
Chapters 103 (chapters installed & active candidate chapters)
Members 5,000+ collegiate 40,000+ lifetime

Who founded Theta Tau?

Erich J. Schrader
William M. LewisIsaac B. HanksElwin L. Vinal
Theta Tau/Founders

What is Tau Theta puzzle?

About 60 years ago, physicists were pondering the “Theta-Tau puzzle.” They knew of two particles, which they called Theta and Tau (those names have since been retired or recycled), which had the same mass and spin. On those grounds, they should obviously have been the same particle.