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eBlast for Oct. 8, 2020

FROM THE CENTER FOR CAREER DEVELOPMENT

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


COLLEGEWIDE

Join us for the next talk in the Golden Eagle Additively Innovative Lecture Series TODAY Thursday, October 8, 11:00 – 11:30.  The topic is “Design for Additive Manufacturing: The Key to Industrialization of AM” by Professor Olaf Diegel of the University of Auckland.  Join via Zoom:  tntech.zoom.us/j/432789883.  For more information, contact Michelle Davis at mdavis@tntech.edu.


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 2021 semester. If you are interested, please let us know at: https://www.tntech.edu/holistic-fuelContact Dr. Andrea Arce-Trigatti (atrigatti@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.


STUDENT GROUP MEETINGS & EVENTS

Water Professionals and Engineers Without Borders (EWB) will be having their third joint meeting of the semester on Thursday, October 8th on Zoom from 11:00 - 11:45 am. We will be hosting our meetings on Zoom for the remainder of the semester.

At this meeting, we will be having our first speaker of the semester, DeLayne Miller P.E.. DeLayne currently serves as Tennessee Tech's Sustainability Manager and has a background in mechanical engineering. All are welcome to join! The zoom link is https://tntech.zoom.us/j/82384979667?pwd=V2I3K1F1cUtFRkI5UW16Rm1jbFhHdz09


Engineering Joint Council will be holding our first meeting the week following Fall Break! We are excited to meet with all of our Reps and work with you all over the course of the semester. We have many changes and projects planned for EJC this year, and, due to this, we are extending the invitation of our first meeting to not only the Reps, but each chapter’s respective president. In order to best communicate with our Reps for this upcoming semester, we ask that you please email Phoebe Dawson (padawson42@tntech.edu) your name and what chapter you are representing. We will be sending out a poll of meeting availability and much more information very soon. Looking forward to seeing you all!"


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.


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