Temple University, Iota Sigma Chapter

A new chapter of Eta Kappa Nu (HKN) at the Department of Electrical Engineering (as it was known then) was petitioned to be chartered at the initial accreditation of the EE Program in 1988. Assigned in order the chapter was chartered as the Iota Sigma Chapter of HKN. The Chairman of the Department was Dr. Charles K. Alexander who was elected President of the IEEE in 1997. The Faculty Adviser then and remains Dr. Dennis Silage. The first Initiation ceremony was held on May 12, 1989 with twenty-two charter members of the Chapter.

Region:2, Eastern USA

Section: Philadelphia, PA (Philadelphia)

Founding Date: May 12, 1989

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Last Update: 07/17/2023

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Located in the City of Brotherly Love, Temple University offers the opportunity of an urban setting with culture, recreation, sports and leisure at the nearby Atlantic shore or Pocono mountains.

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The Iota Sigma Chapter of HKN works hand-in-hand with the IEEE Student Chapter to promote professionalism.


Iota Sigma strives to induct professional members into HKN from the vast pool of talented professionals in the Philadelphia area.

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