COVID-19 Reporting and CARES Act Information

College of Engineering

eBlast for Sept. 29, 2020

FROM THE CENTER FOR CAREER DEVELOPMENT


Virtual Career Fair CRAM-A-THON Sessions for the College of Engineering

Join us for a Virtual Career Fair CRAM-A-THON!  Need some advice on navigating Virtual vs. In-person fairs?  Interested in knowing how the fair will work?  Join Sonja Higgenbotham, Assistant Director of the Center for Career Development, as she shares tips for the upcoming STEM - Engineering Fair on October 6!  RSVP in Handshake Events for one of the Virtual Career Fair CRAM-A-THON sessions below to receive Zoom access information:

  • Wednesday, September 30 at 2:30pm
  • Wednesday, September 30 at 4:30pm
  • Thursday, October 1 at 6:30pm

CRAM-A-THON sessions are hosted by the Center for Career Development.

career@tntech.edu | 931-372-3232


COLLEGEWIDE

Engineering Student Success Fair THIS THURSDAY! Oct. 1 from 11 a.m. — 1 p.m. in Sherlock Park. Join your fellow students and learn more about the programs and services offered by or supervised by the Clay N. Hixson Student Success Center. Meet representatives from engineering specific student organizations and find one that is right for you!


National Manufacturing Day is October 2!  Hear about the latest in manufacturing research from professors and students and join the virtual celebration this Friday from 10:00 – 10:45 a.m. at https://tntech.zoom.us/j/95375502045.  Get ready to answer some fun manufacturing quiz bowl questions during the event.  Winners will receive surprise SME gift items!   The program schedule is at https://www.tntech.edu/engineering/research/cmr/news or contact Michelle Davis (mdavis@tntech.edu) for more information.


NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP)

This program provides educational opportunities for Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students. 

The Office of Research wants to remind you that the National Science Foundation announced the fall deadlines for students to apply to the Graduate Research Fellowship program. The GRFP provides three years of support for the graduate education of eligible individuals who have demonstrated their potential for significant research achievements in STEM or STEM education. Applications for this program are submitted directly by the student in the research.gov GRFP Application Module (https://www.research.gov/grfp/Login.do); however, we ask that all students planning to apply contact Jamie Murdock at (jlmurdock@tntech.edu) so we can ensure that all applicable internal paperwork is prepared prior to submission. For eligibility and other program information, visit the program page at https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=6201. Deadline to apply: Oct. 20, 2020.


The CSC Diversity Committee is hosting a virtual Diversity & Inclusion Seminar Series this fall! You won’t want to miss these inspirational speakers. Join Dr. Margaret M. Burnett, a Distinguished Professor at Oregon State University in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science on Thursday, Oct. 22 at 11am. Zoom Meeting Link: https://tntech.zoom.us/j/92164521164?pwd=QnlrVXc5dnZqaU5UMXF1cnRnT0xlZz09 

Meeting ID: 921 6452 1164 | Passcode: 404846


GRADUATING THIS FALL? Registration is now open for fall 2020 Senior Exit Exam.  https://tf.tntech.edu/machform/view.php?id=267058 - You are required to take the exam in order to graduate.

If you are exempt please go to the following link. https://tf.tntech.edu/machform/view.php?id=181750

Questions or concerns? Email engineeringssc@tntech.edu


STUDENT GROUP MEETINGS & EVENTS

Come and join us at Autonomous Robotics Club (ARC). Interested in learning about CAD, Linux, Arduino? Just want to work on exciting projects like drones, battle bots, or a robotic humanoid? If any of these interests you, come expand your knowledge and experience through practical means and be a valued part of our ever-expanding team - every Tuesday night at 7:00pm in Brown 315. Everyone is welcome. And don't forget to join our discord at https://discord.gg/XdBAxtx.


Out in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (oSTEM) will have a meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 29 in Foster 233 at 11 a.m. We will be discussing upcoming events for the semester, as well as generating new ideas for other events the members would like to participate in. The club is open to all LGBTQI+ students, faculty, and staff, as well as allies. All majors are welcome. There is also an option to attend the meeting virtually via Zoom. Please email ostemtntech@gmail.com for the Zoom link. You can sign up for our email list here so you don’t miss out on any meetings or event information. We hope to see you Tuesday! Pizza and drinks will be served.


The Women in CyberSecurity (WiCyS) Tennessee Tech student chapter will be holding a virtual meeting via Zoom on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020 at 6pm. During this meeting, we will be playing the Hacker101 Capture the Flag. This CTF if an excellent opportunity to learn about CTFs, practice your skills, and have fun! Join us using this Zoom link: https://tntech.zoom.us/j/91472461933?pwd=bmFtVTFWY1lNOFpPd1JuR0lmS2Fvdz09, Meeting ID: 914 7246 1933, Passcode: CEROC. We hope to see you there! Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ttuwicys


RESOURCES

Writing Assistance for College of Engineering Students and Faculty

Graduate Teaching Assistant in charge of the Writing Excellence Studio at Tech’s Engineering campus this academic year: More information can be found here.


Share your meeting or event information in the eBlast.

Send the following information to engineering@tntech.edu:

  • Your name,
  • Name of the organization, class, department or sponsor
  • A contact email to be included in the post
  • The date, time and location of the event or meeting.
  • Teams or Zoom meeting link – if applicable
  • Also related web address and social media link(s) – if applicable

Submitted entries by noon Mondays and Wednesdays to be included in the eBlast the next day.

Return to Engineering News