eBlast for Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020

Juniors and Seniors: APPLY NOW for the 2020 Engineering, Computing and Technology Spectrum Awards. Details about the Spectrum awards, links to the application and recommendation forms may be found at https://www.tntech.edu/engineering/spectrum.php.

All entries and recommendations must be received by Friday, Jan. 31, 2020

Handshake Blitz in Career Development RUC 328 Jan. 21-23 from 1-4 p.m.

Have you completed your Handshake profile yet? Handshake is Tech's one-stop for both on and off-campus jobs, co-op and internship opportunities, so stop by the Center for Career Development's Career Spot (Roaden University Center, third floor, room 328) to complete your profile with one of our Career Ambassadors, and you could be a lucky winner of some great swag items!

Tip-Off the Semester Campus Cookout for students on Centennial Plaza Jan. 23

Academy Sports + Outdoors, in conjunction with the Office of Career Development and Stonecom Radio, will be hosting a welcome back tailgate cookout on Thursday, Jan. 23 from 11 a.m. -1 p.m. on Centennial Plaza!  Join the fun, grab a free hotdog OR hamburger (while food lasts), register for giveaways, and maybe even SCORE a job!  You’ll also get a chance to mingle with Tech’s very own Career Ambassadors so make sure you don’t miss this event! 

The Center for Manufacturing Research Distinguished Speaker Series resumes January 23, 11 a.m. to noon, in Clement Hall, Room 212 with Dr. D.D.L. Chung of the University at Buffalo, SUNY.  Dr. Chung’s presentation is titled “Materials-Related Structural, Thermal, Electronic and Manufacturing Research”.  All students, staff, and faculty are welcome.

Undergraduate STEM Research Seminar: Professor Richard Gelderman, Western Kentucky University: The first seminar in the Spring 2020 Undergraduate STEM Research Seminar series features Professor Richard Gelderman, director of the Hardin Planetarium at Western Kentucky University. Professor Gelderman will be visiting to talk about the study of jets, beams of matter and energy that originate from a variety of distant astronomical objects for reasons that are not completely understood. The talk, Astrophysical Jets: outflows of matter and energy from compact celestial objects, will be this Friday, Jan. 24th, at 3 p.m. in Foundation Hall 238, with refreshments served at 2:30 p.m. This seminar series is geared for undergraduates from any STEM major, but graduate students and faculty are also encouraged to attend!


Register for Eagle Works and a chance at a $10,000 grand prize! Eagle Works registration is now open! Join students from programs across campus to compete for awards totaling $20,000. Eagle Works is a Shark Tank-style competition focusing on innovation & entrepreneurship, problem solving, creative thinking, and teamwork! The competition is open to all Tech students from all programs of study. You can join alone or form a team to compete. This year’s competition preliminary round will be held on Friday, April 3 at 6 p.m., with the final round on Saturday, April 18! For more information and to register for the competition, visit www.tntech.edu/eagleworks or email akruszka@tntech.edu

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