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eBlast for Oct. 1, 2020

FROM THE CENTER FOR CAREER DEVELOPMENT

STEM/Engineering/Computer Science Virtual Fair Tuesday, Oct. 6 from 10 a.m.—2 p.m. Access through Career Fair+


Business, Agriculture, Government and Human Ecology Virtual Career Fair on Thursday, Oct. 8 from 10am—2pm Access through Career Fair+


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 the Virtual Career Fair CRAM-A-THON Thursday, October 1 at 6:30pm session to receive Zoom access information

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

career@tntech.edu | 931-372-3232


COLLEGEWIDE

Engineering Student Success Fair TODAY 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!


Join the Data Science League for their second meeting of Fall 2020 with guest speaker Dr. Edwin Baidoo. Learn how Dr. Baidoo uses Data Science to answer business questions and watch a demonstration on determining which products are “joined together” using R. Dr. Baidoo will also introduce attendees to the Business Analytics program where students learn how to utilize common tools and analytics techniques to solve business problems.

The meeting will be on TODAY Thursday, Oct. 1st at 11am.

Here is the link for the meeting via Microsoft Teams: https://bit.ly/2HHXCO3

Join us on discord channel: https://discord.com/invite/suEYEvg


National Manufacturing Day is TOMORROW 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


The Holistic Foundry Undergraduate Engaged Learners (FUEL) program is recruiting 30 undergraduate freshmen and sophomore engineering majors who are interested in engaging in research that is both socially impactful and relevant. FUEL students will work with our Rural Reimagined economic partners to develop student-team research projects geared towards positively affecting our local region.  This program will feature research training, presentation opportunities, outreach opportunities, and a chance to earn a $600 stipend. FUEL will begin in the Spring 2020 semester. If you are interested, please let us know at: https://www.tntech.edu/holistic-fuel. Contact Dr. Andrea Arce-Trigatti (atrigatti@tntech.edu) for more information.


STUDENT GROUP MEETINGS & EVENTS

TODAY October 1 during dead hour in Brown 236 and 237, ASME is hosting Amy Elliot as a guest speaker. Starring in 50+ episodes of the Science Channel’s “Outrageous Acts of Science” and runner up on The Discovery Channel’s “The Big Brain Theory,” Dr. Amy Elliott is a scientist on-camera and off.  By day, she is a research staff at Oak Ridge National Laboratory specializing in inkjet and photopolymer-based additive manufacturing technology. Her path to a science started with a passion for engineering in the Tech’s ME program followed by a revelation about what research was in her second year of grad school. Learn the “10 Reasons to 3D Print Something” as well as Dr. Elliott’s journey to a career in science with lots of fun pit stops (literally and figuratively) along the way.

Can’t join in person? Join online via Zoom: https://tntech.zoom.us/j/93585453297?pwd=U2xrY2M5bXRuT0Q1Rkc4eUZRdTN4UT09

Meeting ID: 935 8545 3297 | Passcode: ASME

One tap mobile: +13017158592,,93585453297# US (Germantown) | +13126266799,,93585453297# US (Chicago)|Find your local number: https://tntech.zoom.us/u/kb3h1jWl


The Women in CyberSecurity (WiCyS) Tennessee Tech student chapter will be holding a virtual meeting via Zoom on TODAY 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


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.


UNIVERSITY

Are you interested in starting your own business someday? Do you have an idea for a new product or service? Are you interested in improving your leadership and communication skills? Do you like solving problems, thinking creatively, and getting a chance to change the world? Do you want to find out how you can win a $10,000 scholarship?

Join us Wednesday, Oct. 7, at 6 p.m. for a VIRTUAL Teams meeting to learn all about Eagle Works and our different workshops and events throughout the year! Hear how you can win money and gain valuable skills that will set you apart! For more information, go to www.tntech.edu/eagleworks or email akruszka@tntech.edu.  


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