Welcome to the website of the Purdue Chapter of Sigma Gamma Tau. Since its modest beginnings in 1953, the society has grown from 14 to 50 collegiate chapters, and from 1,900 to over 23,000 initiated members. It seeks to identify and recognize achievement and excellence in the Aerospace field. Pledge Meeting 1, Tuesday September 22nd at 6:30PM on Webex, All Member Meeting 1 with Professor Pipes, Tuesday October 6th at 7:30PM on Webex. Sigma Gamma Tau is the honor society for Aerospace Engineering. Maintained by the Engineering Computer Network, Contact Office of Marketing and Media for accessibility issues with this page | Sigma Gamma Tau was founded on the campus of Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, on February 28, 1953, “to offer appropriate recognition to persons of superior scholarship, outstanding character, and professional achievement in the field of Aeronautical Engineering.” 692 likes. Purdue University, 610 Purdue Mall, West Lafayette, IN, 47907, 765-494-4600, © 2020 Purdue University | The fraternity that redefines fraternities. Accessibility Resources | Want to get in contact with Purdue SGT? The Aeronautics and Astronautics curriculum emphasizes the disciplines of aerodynamics, aerospace systems, astrodynamics and space applications, propulsion, structures and materials, dynamics and control, and further provides courses that integrate these disciplines into the design of flight vehicles to perform the required mission. Sigma Gamma Tau’s collegiate chapters elect annually to membership those students, alumni, and professionals who by conscientious attention to their studies or professional duties uphold this high standard for the betterment of their profession. Sigma Gamma Tau is the National Honor Society In Aerospace Engineering. Integrity Statement | Sigma Tau Gamma, Beta Theta Chapter remains focused on leaving a positive and lasting legacy behind to improve not only Purdue University’s Greek community but also the Greek community as a whole. A Chapter Fund is a restricted account from the Sigma Tau Gamma Foundation. Sigma Gamma Tau was founded on the campus of Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, on February 28, 1953, “to offer appropriate recognition to persons of superior scholarship, outstanding character, and professional achievement in the field of Aeronautical Engineering.” The new society was formed by the merger of two existing societies, Tau Omega, founded in 1927 at the University of Oklahoma, and Gamma Alpha Rho, founded in 1945 at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. The objectives of Sigma Gamma Tau, as stated in the preamble of the Society’s national constitution, are: "to recognize and honor those individuals in the field of Aeronautics and Astronautics who have, through scholarship, integrity, and outstanding achievement, been a credit to their profession. Chapter Funds. The name of the society was selected by combining the Greek letter Sigma, indicating sum, with Gamma and Tau from the initial letters of the parent organizations. Brand Toolkit | Sigma Gamma Tau is the honor society for Aerospace Engineering. Sigma Gamma Tau was founded on the campus of Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, on February 28, 1953, “to offer appropriate recognition to persons of superior scholarship, outstanding character, and professional achievement in the field of Aeronautical Engineering.” An equal access/equal opportunity university | It seeks to identify and recognize achievement and excellence in the Aerospace field. Sigma Gamma Tau was founded on the campus of Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, on February 28, 1953, "to offer appropriate recognition to persons of superior scholarship, outstanding character, and professional achievement in the field of Aeronautical Engineering." Copyright Complaints | Sigma Tau Gamma - Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN. From all of us in ΣΓΤ we hope that you are having a great semester, and we wish you the best for the Fall semester. Send us an email and we'll get back to you as soon as we can. The society seeks to foster a high standard of ethics and professional practice and to create a spirit of loyalty and fellowship, particularly among students of Aerospace Engineering.”. Sigma Gamma Tau at Purdue University National Aerospace Engineering Honor Society Alpha Chapter West Lafayette, Indiana 244 connections Email webmaster-aae@ecn.purdue.edu to report a problem, Gambaro Graduate Program of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Outstanding Aerospace Engineer awards banquet, An equal access/equal opportunity university, Maintained by the Engineering Computer Network, Email webmaster-aae@ecn.purdue.edu to report a problem. Contact Us |