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eBlast for Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020

TICKET SALES CLOSE TODAY The Engineering Joint Council (EJC) at Tennessee Tech University will be hosting the Engineers Week (EWeek) Awards Banquet, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020 in the Multipurpose Room, RUC. Student tickets for the banquet are ON SALE NOW in all department offices for $5 each. Your $5 will be refunded when the ticket is presented at the door the evening of the banquet. Banquet seating begins at 5:30 p.m., banquet begins at 6 p.m. 

Ticket sales close TODAY- Feb. 13, 2020. Tickets will not be sold at the door.

REMEMBER: The more student tickets purchased through your department gets your department extra points that go toward winning the 2020 EWeek Best Darn Major Award!


SALE CLOSES TODAY! NSBE Presents Valentine's Gift Basket Raffle! Don't miss out on giving that special someone that National Society of Black Engineers gift they deserve! Tuesday, Feb. 4—13 from 10 a.m. —2 p.m. in the RUC Lobby purchase your raffle ticket for $1! Items included: Apple Airpod cases, headphones, various toiletries, valentines chocolate, and more. Follow @nsbetntech on Instagram.


TODAY Thursday, Feb. 13 - Gold Career Readiness Workshop on Feb. 13: Top Ten Tips for Interview Success. Join the Center for Career Development on Thursday, Feb. 13, beginning at 11:00 a.m. in the Roaden University Center Tech Pride Room (1st floor) for this Gold Career Readiness Workshop! Be sure to attend this workshop for the top ten interview tips you need to know before the career fair! This event is open to all students in all majors and counts towards the Gold Career Readiness Certificate for freshman and sophomore students. Bring your Eagle Card for a quick sign-in. https://tntech.joinhandshake.com/events/423523/share_preview Career Readiness Workshops are hosted by the Center for Career Development. career@tntech.edu | 931-372-3232


Engineering Week starts next week! Students wanting to compete in the first event Monday, Feb 17 @fit pool 6:30-8 p.m. - the Water Bottle Raft Race. Remember that each major must bring their own materials to compete.

Follow @tntechejc on Instagram for the complete schedule and latest updates.


FRIDAY Undergraduate STEM Research Seminar: Professor Chuck Higgins, MTSU - This week's Undergraduate STEM Research Seminar focuses on radio astronomy and citizen science. The speaker will be Professor Chuck Higgins from Middle Tennessee State University. Professor Higgins is a founding member of a NASA-sponsored citizen science and education project called Radio JOVE that uses radio astronomy to promote scientific inquiry. His talk is The Radio JOVE Project and Citizen Science.  The seminar will be this Friday, Feb. 14th, at 3pm in Foundation Hall 238, with refreshments served at 2:30pm. This seminar series is geared for undergraduates from any STEM major, but graduate students and faculty are also encouraged to attend! Visit the seminar webpage to see the full Spring 2020 schedule.


MONDAY Professor Dr. Chris Clifton from Purdue University to deliver a Tech Talk on “Encrypted Computation: How and When" Monday, Feb. 24, 10-11 a.m. in Prescott Hall, Room 208. All are welcome to attend. This Tech Talk is hosted Dr. Denis Ulybyshev, CEROC and the Department of Computer Science.


SENIOR EXIT EXAM

Congratulations SPRING GRADUATES! In order to complete your requirements for graduation you MUST take the Senior Exit Exam. It is required by the State of Tennessee that all students attending a state-supported college or university complete this assessment. Failure to do so will result in your diploma being on hold until the test is taken.

REGISTER TODAY at the following link. https://www.tntech.edu/ssc/engineering/seniorexitexam.php


STUDENT AMBASSADOR SEARCH The search is underway for energetic, personable, organized, informed students to represent Tennessee Tech and the College of Engineering as Student Ambassadors for the academic year 2020-2021. Mr. Ingle, SSC Director, looks forward to meeting with you to get to know you and share information about the student ambassador program. Interviews will be held during the month of February. Contact Donna Thorne at dthorne@tntech.edu to schedule a meeting with Mr. Ingle.


SAVE THE DATE Engineering Fair is Thursday, Mar. 5 in the Hooper Eblen Center from 10am-2pm

It’s time to start getting ready for the Engineering Career Fair!  The fair will be in the Hooper Eblen Center on Thursday, March 5 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Brush up your resume, select your professional clothing, polish those shoes, and visit the Center for Career Development for assistance with resumes and elevator pitches!  Over 120 employers are already registered to attend.  Want to know what employers are attending? Download the Career Fair Plus app on your phone – floor maps will be available soon!


iMakerSpace Graduate Assistantship – APPLY NOWEligibility and Qualifications: Candidates must be enrolled or accepted to a M.S. degree program in good standing in the College of Engineering. They should have experience with modeling software, slicing software, 3-D printing methods and techniques; have good interpersonal, communication and leadership skills. Application Process: Applicants should submit a resume with a cover letter and list of three references to Dr. Ismail Fidan at (ifidan@tntech.edu) by March 23, 2020. For More Information: Please contact Professor Ismail Fidan at ifidan@tntech.edu or (931) 372- 6298.


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