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eBlast for Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020

TODAY Purple Career Readiness Workshop:  Preparing for the Upcoming Job Fairs, Thursday, Feb. 27 at 11 a.m. in Clement 212. This event is open to all students in all majors and counts towards the Purple Career Readiness Certificate for junior and senior students. Bring your Eagle Card for a quick sign-in.

TODAY Join representatives from Nissan North America as they share information about their internship and cooperative education positions at the Engineering Village Commons in  the Maddox/McCord Residence Hall on Thursday, Feb. 27 beginning at 5:30 p.m.  Don’t miss this opportunity to network with them BEFORE the Engineering Fair on March 5! All students are welcome to attend the presentation and enjoy refreshments. 

NEXT WEEK Engineering Career 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!

TODAY FEMTOSECOND LASER MICRO-FABRICATION with Chen Cheng, Ph.D., Visiting Scholar @ University of Delaware, USA, Assistant Professor @ Shandong Normal University, China. iMakerspace in Volpe Library 348, 11 a.m.—noon Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020

TODAY American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) meeting Thursday, Feb. 27 during dead hour in Brown 237. Dynetics will be speaking. Pizza & drinks provided.

TODAY Society of Women Engineers (SWE) hosts Chinese Food and Career Fair Readiness with Jennifer Camargo and Mieah Turner from Messer Construction Co., Thursday, Feb. 27 at 6:30 p.m. in Prescott 215. Bring your resume! Follow SWE on Instagram @swe.tntech

TODAY Join the Data Science League for their first meeting of the Spring semester! We will be discussing our plans for the semester and watching Data Science videos. Anybody interested in our officer elections for the 2020-2021 school year are encouraged to attend this meeting. We will be meeting in Johnson 401 at Dead Hour (11 a.m.—noon) Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020. Pizza will be provided!”

TOMORROW Undergraduate STEM Research Seminar: SEDS Our seminar this week features a presentation from Tech's chapter of Students for the Exploration and Development of Space (SEDS). In their talk High-Powered Rockets and Circumnavigation with SEDS, representatives from this student-led club will describe the design of their first payload rocket system as well as a large-scale project in which they plan to construct a high altitude balloon capable of circumnavigation. Their talk will be this Friday, Feb. 28th, at 3 p.m. 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.

Remotely join the Spring 2020 Golden Eagle Additively Innovative Lecture Series via next lecture is Thursday, March 5, 11– 11:30 a.m., and features Dr. Ehsan Toyserkani, Director of Multi-Scale Additive Manufacturing Lab at the University of Waterloo.  The topic is “Integrated Statistical/Experimental Methodologies for Rapid and Cost-Effective Optimization of Process Parameters in Additive Manufacturing”.  More information is at or contact Michelle Davis at

Eagle Works: Branding Workshop ¾ Branding is more than a great picture and a catch phrase—it’s a feeling! Join us for this workshop to learn why branding isn’t limited solely to aesthetic advertising, but is really all about conveying a positive emotion about your company, your product, and yourself! This workshop will be Wednesday, March 4, at 5 p.m. in the iMakerspace (3rd floor of Volpe Library). After 4:30, the iMakerSpace is accessible via the North Stairwell (past the myTECH Helpdesk). For more information, go to or email


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.

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 to schedule a meeting with Mr. Ingle.

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 ( by March 23, 2020. For More Information: Please contact Professor Ismail Fidan at or (931) 372- 6298.

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