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eBlast for April 15, 2021

    • TODAYThursday, April 15 – Careers n’ Coffee featuring Home Instead from 11am-1pm in Swoops Food Court, RUC Ground Floor
    • TODAYThursday, April 15 – Purple Career Readiness Makeup Event from 11-11:45am in the Multipurpose Room, RUC 2nd Floor
    • Friday, April 16DEADLINE to submit applications for Career Readiness Certifications | Must be submitted in person by 4:30pm to RUC 328 or submitted online via the corresponding online application

    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.



    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 (BEFORE 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.

    Graduating this Spring? 2021 Registration is open for

    Please bring the exact amount or pay by check. There will be no refunds, although initiates who miss a ceremony for unavoidable reasons may participate in the next scheduled ceremony. If you wish to accept this invitation, please come by Clement Hall 201, no later than noon, Tuesday, May 4, 2021.

    Induction into the Professions Ceremony will be held Thursday, May 6, 2021 at 3 p.m. in Derryberry Auditorium. Participants need to arrive by 2:45 p.m. Social Distancing will be enforced.  Masks Required.

    College of Engineering Graduating Seniors,

    Please complete the Handshake survey to receive a free gift of an executive pad folio from Engineering alumni. Simply complete the survey and come by Clement Hall 201 to pick up your gift. It’s that simple. Congratulations, and Wings Up.


    TODAYSpecial Topic Research Seminar: Join Kong Chen, PhD, MSCI as he presents A TN Tech engineer’s journey to clinical research at the NIH Thursday, April 15, 2021 from 11 to noon. Join via Zoom Click here. Read the seminar abstract and more about Dr. Chen in the College of Engineering Newsroom here.

    The Undergraduate STEM Research Seminar this week features talks from Physics Majors Darsh Dinger and Cameron Shepherd. Darsh will describe his continuing work on a camera-based (very) low energy neutron detector in his talk Development of an sCMOS Position-Sensitive UCN Detector. Cameron's talk, Exploring Nitrogen-Vacancy Magnetometry, will discuss his work constructing a quantum mechanical system sensitive to magnetic fields out of some diamond and a laser. The seminar will be this Friday, April 16th at 4pm. It is geared for undergraduates from any STEM major, but graduate students and faculty are also encouraged to attend! Contact Dr. Holley ( for connection information to the Zoom session. Visit the seminar webpage for more information and the current schedule for upcoming talks.

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    Join Computer Science on April 20 at 11 a.m., for the final speaker of the Spring semester Diversity and Inclusion Seminar Series! Larry Whiteside is the Chief Technology Officer and Chief Security Officer at CyberClan. He is also a co-founder and the president of the International Consortium of Minority Cybersecurity Professionals. Come hear him speak about his journey to becoming a technology executive. Register to attend at the Computer Science Diversity Committee's website


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