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eBlast for Tuesday, March 23, 2021


Are YOU Co-op Eligible?

Are you seeking a co-op position beginning the summer or fall semester?  Do you want to be included in future requested Co-op Eligible Resume Books for employers?  Don’t miss out on the opportunity to be considered for a Cooperative Education position because you are not Co-op Eligible – Employers are actively seeking students to fill positions. 

You still have the opportunity to complete the requirements below this semester if you act now:

  • Attendance of a Co-op Meetup (last one of the semester is Tuesday, March 23 from 11-11:45am in the Roaden University Center Multipurpose Room, 2nd floor)
  • Complete requirements and obtain for your Career Readiness Certification – Applications are DUE to Career Development Office on April 16
  • Review additional Co-op Eligibility requirements at:

Start NOW to complete the items above by the end of the semester!

** Cooperative Education Cords offered to Spring 2021 Graduates ** 

Are you an upcoming Spring 2021 Graduate that formally participated in the Cooperative Education Program?  The Cooperative Education Office is offering Graduation Cords to students graduating in the Spring 2021 semester who formally enrolled in the Co-op Program during their entire assignment.  The cords are a gift from Mr. Greg Cook, an alumnus of the Cooperative Education Program.  Mr. Cook has expressed his appreciation of the Cooperative Education Program and the importance it served at the beginning of his engineering career and wishes to congratulate graduating Co-op Students.

If you would like to reserve your cord, you MUST complete the following form by the April 21 deadlineSpring 2021 Graduates - Cooperative Education Cords Request   You will receive an email notifying you when your cord is ready to be picked up from the Co-op Office after April 26th.

  • Co-op Meetup #4: March 23 @ 11am Roaden University Center, 2nd floor, Multipurpose Room.
Mandatory for any co-op position accepted.
  • A Career Readiness PURPLE Workshop: Am I Career Ready? How to Use Career Readiness as a Marketing Tool March 25th from 11-11:45am, Roaden University Center, 2nd floor, Multipurpose Room
  • Career Readiness PURPLE Workshop: Making Professional Presentations March 30th from 11-11:45am, Roaden University Center, 2nd floor, Multipurpose Room


Senior Exit Exam Registration has Opened!

All graduating seniors are required to take the senior exit exam during the semester they are graduating in. This year we will be offering the exam both virtually and in person though the Testing Learning Center (TLC).  Please follow this links below to register, if you have any questions email .

Register for the virtual exam (Mar. 22- April 15):

Register for in-person exam, select “Senior Exit Exam- College of Engineering- K .Morgan” (Mar. 22-April 15): IDme - Portal Access (

*Full In-person registration instructions:

File for Exemption:

*To be exempt from the exam you must meet one of the following criteria: English is your second language, You attended high school outside of the United States, You already hold a bachelor’s degree, You have been out of high school more than 15 years, You are a TN eCampus student, You are a part of the 2+2 program, or You have already taken the exam.

Join the Department of Computer Science TODAY for the 3rd speaker of the Diversity & Inclusion Seminar Series on March 25, at 11:00 a.m. Luis Velazco is a Tennessee Tech alum and Software Engineer at Microsoft. Velazco will be speaking about his own experiences at Tech and his career journey. Sign up for this virtual seminar here:

The Department of Mechanical Engineering Announces the Thesis Defense of Joshua Hooper in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering April 5, 2021 2:30 p.m. Zoom Link:

UTSI’s Horizon Research Group ( is seeking multiple exceptionally qualified candidates with expertise across the areas of high-speed flows, optical diagnostics, and/or high-fidelity numerical simulations to help advance and execute the group’s growing research portfolio focused on aerothermodynamics.

Dr. Ragini Acharya is seeking two PhD Research Assistant candidates in Computational Hypersonic Research candidates -

Horizon Lead, Dr. John Schmisseur needs two Post-Doctoral Research Associates (salaries competitive with National Laboratories) -

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.

This year’s competition will be held on Saturday, April 10 at 2 p.m. on Zoom. For complete details, deadlines, and to register for the competition, visit or email


Please join the Data Science League for our 3rd meeting of the semester! TODAY - Thursday, March 23 at 11 a.m. join us as we welcome Tech undergraduate alum Dr. Christa Cody who now works as a Data Scientist at SAS. In her talk, Dr. Cody will discuss her beginnings in Data Science, what led her to her role at SAS, and her current work as a PhD Data Scientist in industry. We hope you will join us for this exciting talk! Link:

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

Tech’s SME Student Chapter presents How to maximize Your Early Career Success by Nick Russell

11 a.m. to noon (Central Time) | March 25, 2021  Zoom link:

Nick Russell is a project engineer at Dynetics working on the NASA Human Landing System crew module and lunar dust mitigation teams. Nick has previous work experience in the energy, financial and manufacturing sectors working in roles such as quality engineer, design engineer and engineering consultant. Nick has a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Tennessee Tech and a master’s in engineering and technology management from Stanford University.


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