eBlast for Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019

Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019


New Cooperative Education Program guidelines reminder

Are you planning on attending the STEM, Engineering, and Computer Science Fair TODAY - Tuesday, Sept. 24, to seek a co-op position with an employer? Don’t forget, the Center for Career Development recently updated the requirements for students electing to enter the Cooperative Education Program at Tennessee Tech.

Effective July 1, 2019, students are now required to meet the following requirements:

  • Have a minimum overall 2.0 GPA (GPA must be maintained while participating in the program)
  • Be in good academic standing
  • Must have completed two grading cycles at the university
  • Pre-registration will be required for students entering the program after July 1, 2019
  • Must complete the Gold (freshman/sophomore) or Purple (junior/senior/graduate) Career Readiness Certification Program
  • Complete a Co-op Orientation appointment through Career Development
  • Maintain enrollment in the appropriate co-op course throughout the entire co-op assignment, including summer semesters

*Registration will be automatically processed by the Career Development Office.

Be sure and attend a Co-op Meetup session to receive the Pre-registration information. There are two remaining sessions on Oct. 2 at noon in Prescott Hall, Room 313 and Oct. 24 at 11 a.m. in Brown Hall, Room 236.

Please contact the Center for Career Development with any questions at career@tntech.edu or (931) 372-3232.


Society of Women Engineers (SWE) is having a cereal night meeting TODAY – Tuesday, Sept. 24th at 7 p.m. in Brown Hall, Room 241. All the cereal and milk (and milk substitutes) anyone could want or need!


Society of Women Engineers will have a SWEet treats bake sale in the RUC Lobby TOMORROW Wednesday, Sept. 25th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Have questions? Contact Gabi Waters at gdwaters42@students.tntech.edu


Golden Eagle Additively Innovative Lecture Series begins this Thursday, Sept. 26th from 11 to 11:30 a.m. with Shashi Jain, Strategic Innovation Manager at Intel Corporation Portland, Oregon. Jain will be presenting Generative Design Will Change the Future of Manufacturing. Join the lecture from anywhere via tntech.zoom.us/j/432789883


Undergraduate STEM Research Seminar: Drew Dycus and Ben Luna – This week in the Undergraduate STEM Research Seminar series, Physics graduate Drew Dycus will give a talk "Broadening Your Horizons" about his path from college graduate to STEM employee, how he continues to develop and sharpen his skills, and how he still pursues a passion for his field of study. Current Physics and Math major Ben Luna, in his talk "Low-energy bound states, resonances, and scattering of light ions", will describe his summer work with a nuclear theorist studying low-energy systems of light ions. The seminar will be this Friday, Sept. 27th at 3 p.m. in Foundation Hall, Room 238, with refreshments served at 2:30 p.m. Visit the seminar webpage to see a full abstract. This seminar series is geared for undergraduates from any STEM major, but graduate students and faculty are also encouraged to attend.


Writing Tutor Available for ALL engineering, computer science and engineering technology majors. Walk-in welcome! Open office hours: Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Tuesday and Thursday from noon to 4 p.m. in Clement Hall, Room 402. What to create an appointment? Sign-up through Tech Connect. Questions regarding writing or appointments? Email the tutor at jrclark43@students.tntech.edu. Tutoring in cooperation with Writing Excellent Studio at Tech.


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Got something you want to share in the eBlast? Send your announcement information to engineering@tntech.edu. Be sure to include your name, the name of the organization, class, department or sponsor, along with a contact email and the date, time and location of the event or meeting. Also related web address and social media link(s) – if available.


The eBlast is a twice weekly email to Tech’s College of Engineering campus community – students, faculty and staff. It consolidates announcements, reminders of important registration dates, and special events within the college – like DENSO Day, block parties, career fairs and seminars. Engineering student organizations also post reminders of upcoming meetings.