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eBlast for January 28, 2021


TODAY - Purple Career Readiness Workshop on Jan. 28: Employer Insights to Successful Interviewing – Employer Panel

Join the Center for Career Development on Thursday, Jan. 28, beginning at 11:00 a.m. in the Roaden University Center Multipurpose Room (2nd floor) for this Purple Career Readiness Workshop. A panel of employers will share their top tips and advice from their perspective for having a successful interview.

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.

To attend virtually, access the TEAMS link in Handshake Events. To receive credit for attending, you must log in with your Tennessee Tech email, participate if asked to during the workshop and be present for at least 80% of the presentation.

Career Readiness Workshops are hosted by the Center for Career Development.



Apply for the 2021 Engineering, Computing and Technology Spectrum Awards!

The Spectrum award recognizes a diverse body of engineering students for their initiatives and achievements in education, research, and experiential education activities. Winners will receive an award and cash prize,

To be eligible to apply you must have junior or senior status and be from one of the six degree granting departments from the College of Engineering (CHE, CEE, CSC, ECE, ME, MET).

Apply Here:

The Computer Science Diversity Committee is getting ready to host their first speaker Crystal Dugger, Vice President of Clinical Service at HealthTrust, for their Diversity & Inclusion Seminar Series! Crystal's virtual talk on leadership will be on Jan. 28 at 11 a.m. and you can register in advance here:  

Sophomore, junior, and senior ECE and Computer Science majors are invited to apply for the 2021 Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) “Secure and Privacy-Preserving Cyber-Physical Systems – Software and Hardware Approaches”.   This 10-week summer program is funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and focuses on cybersecurity challenges in future cyber-physical systems including smart and safe cities, self-driving cars, industrial internet of things and smart power grid.  The total award includes housing, food allowance, and cash stipend, totaling approximately $10,000.  Applicants must graduate after September 2021 and other eligibility requirements apply.  Screening of applications will begin March 1.  More information is available at or contact Dr. Mohamed Mahmoud, ECE Dept, at

Hello! My name is Sarah Moore, and I am the Graduate Teaching Assistant in charge of the Writing Excellence Studio at Tech’s Engineering campus this academic year. I’m available for writing consultations as follows:

  • Mondays from 9-noon and 1-3pm
  • Tuesdays from 9-11am and noon-2pm
  • Wednesdays from 3-5pm
  • Thursdays from 9-11am and noon-4pm
  • Fridays 9-noon.

As a writing consultant I can identify issues, make suggestions, and help you become a better writer (this does not mean that I am there to proofread). To make an appointment with me, simply go to TechConnect, click “Make an Appointment,” then choose Tutoring, Writing Assistance, and Writing Consultation (WEST). After hitting the “Next” button, select “Online WEST” and then “Moore, Sarah.” Finally, you can select a time for our appointment. When I receive the appointment notification, I will send you a meeting invite via Teams. If possible, email me your document before our meeting. If you are a faculty member and would like to consult with me or have me do a workshop, please contact Dr. Williams ( or Dr. Powell (


Come and join us at Autonomous Robotics Club. 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 Prescott 215. Everyone is welcome. And don't forget to join our discord at

ASME will be hosting the Center for Career Development at our first meeting of the semester on Thursday, February 4th in Brown Hall Rooms 236 & 237 during Dead Hour. Information regarding the upcoming career fair will be shared along with information about the new Resume books that are being passed out to employers. Updates on competition teams to be shared as well. Zoom Link: Will be posted in ASME GroupMe.


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