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eBlast for Nov. 4, 2021

  • CENTER FOR CAREER DEVELOPMENT

    Nov. 8

    Careers n’ Coffee featuring Sherman College of Chiropractic

    Take a break and enjoy a FREE cup of coffee while speaking with recruiters from Sherman College of Chiropractic on Monday, Nov. 8, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Roaden University Center Swoops Food Court (ground floor).

    Sherman College of Chiropractic offers a professional degree program leading to the doctor of chiropractic degree. On its 80-acre campus in South Carolina, Sherman College provides students with a comprehensive chiropractic education, preparing them to enter the field as highly skilled, compassionate, ethical and successful doctors of chiropractic.

    DO NOT miss this opportunity to speak with recruiters as they share information about degree opportunities offered by Sherman College!!

    Click here for the TN Tech Handshake Preview for this event.

    Careers n’ Coffee events are hosted by the Center for Career Development  career@tntech.edu | 931-372-3232 

    Nov. 9

    Virtual Employer Spotlight featuring Electrolux  

    Join Electrolux at their Virtual Employer Spotlight on Tuesday, Nov. 9, from 11 a.m. to noon! Representatives will be discussing opportunities in the field of engineering. They currently have two available co-op opportunities! These positions are currently listed on their Handshake page, so get a step ahead and APPLY NOW!!!

    Don’t miss this opportunity to network with recruiters about their excellent opportunities!

    Access virtual event information and Teams invitation in the Handshake Events here.


    Nov. 10

    Consolidated Nuclear Security Info Session

    Join representatives from Consolidated Nuclear Security, LLC (CNS Y-12/Pantex) for a Virtual Information Session about their organization and upcoming opportunities with their team! This event will take place on Wednesday, November 10th from 12:30pm – 3:30pm CST via WebEx. 

    Tentative Agenda

      • Overview of CNS Y-12/Pantex (Y-12 focused)
      • Mission Engineering Overview
      • Career One Overview
      • Internship Program Overview
      • Strengthening Your Resume
      • Interviewing Tips
      • Q & A

    Check out more details on how to attend the virtual Info Session here. 

    A Meet & Greet event will follow the Information Session in which several hiring managers will be hosting 15-minute virtual appointments to speak individually with their team members - find further information on the company's primary Handshake account profile to sign up!

    Virtual Employer Spotlight events are hosted by the Center for Career Development  | career@tntech.edu | 931-372-3232
  • COLLEGEWIDE

    TOMORROW

    Undergraduate STEM Research Seminar with Kaitlyn Kidwell

    Nov. 5 @ 4 p.m., Volpe Library 248

    This week in the Undergraduate STEM Research Seminar, physics major Kaitlyn Kidwell will present on her work studying a potential background in experiments that search for neutrinoless double beta decay in germanium. In her talk Neutron Inelastic Scattering of 76Ge Coincidence Analysis, Kaitlyn will describe the experiment she conducted this summer on the Duke University campus at the Triangle Universities Nuclear Laboratory and her ongoing work analyzing the resulting coincidence gamma ray spectra. The seminar will be this Friday, November 5th at 4pm in Volpe Library 248. It will be geared for undergraduates from any STEM major, but graduate students and faculty are also encouraged to attend! Visit the seminar webpage for more information and the current schedule of upcoming talks.


    Nov. 1st - 29th

    iMakerSpace Holiday Ornament Design Contest

    Design an ornament to go on our holiday tree! Feel free to use our machines in the makerspace! There will be three categories:

      • BEST OVERALL: Wins spool of filament and a trophy
      • FREEHAND AWARD: Wins a trophy (must be drawn with 3D pen)
      • iMAKERSPACE CHOICE AWARD: Wins a trophy (be creative)

    Rules:

      • Cannot exceed 5x5”
      • Must be appropriate
      • Up to two submissions per entrant
      • Ornament must be hung on tree before November 30th

    WHEN?

      • November 1st-29th

    WHERE?

      • The iMakerSpace
      • WINNERS ANNOUNCED:
      • 30th at 11 am

    Nov. 10

    The 2021 Eagle Works Idea Challenge is happening November 10!

    Your idea. 90 seconds. $1,500 in prizes!

    Virtual Event @ 5 p.m. Open to all students. You must be registered to compete. Register and find more information here.

    https://www.tntech.edu/innovation/eagleworks/


    Nov. 18

    iMakerSpace Open House + Pancakes

    Come visit the iMakerSpace in Volpe Library 348 from 11am to 12pm on November 18th to enjoy some pancakes and see some of the cool things the iMakerSpace has to offer! You will be able to design and “print” your own pancakes via the PancakeBots in the space! In addition to 3D printing pancakes, we will have open demonstrations of 3D scanning objects for 3D printing and laser cutting keychains with our GlowForge Pro. 

  • TUTORING & MORE

    Tutoring for ECE Classes

    Monday – Thursday | 5 – 8 p.m. | Brown 303
      • No appointment is necessary
      • Students may drop in for any amount of time needed.

    Tutoring Available with Pi Tau Sigma

    Mondays from 6 - 8 p.m. | Brown 326

    Pi Tau Sigma is offering tutoring on Monday nights from 6 - 8 p.m. in Brown 326. Tutoring is available for any ME course up to 3000 level, Physics I & II, Math up to Calculus III, Statics, Mechanics and Materials, MATLAB, and Graphics.

    Contact Abbey Ward (aeward42@tntech.edu) or Andrew Gothard (atgothard42@tntech.edu) for more information. To join online: Teams Link


    Complement your major with a minor in Engineering Technology!

    WHY?
      • Provide rewarding experience where you can use hands-on skills to solve problems
      • Prepare you to work in manufacturing industries from designing to improving processes
      • Develop management skills needed for your success in many various industry or business systems
      • Increase your job-hunting skills with courses that helps you gain solid technical skills
    WHAT?
      • Courses in manufacturing processes, automated manufacturing, mechatronics, industrial robotics, computer-aided design and manufacturing, lean six sigma and plant layout
      • Hands-on skill sets that help you increase your marketability
    WHAT ELSE?
      • Small class sizes
      • Numerous labs
      • Extra-curricular activities
      • Plant tours
      • Student chapters of professional societies
    HOW?
      • Complete fifteen (15) semester hours to include nine (9) lower division hours and six (6) upper division hours
      • Talk to your advisor about adding an ET minor
    WHERE?
      • For more information, see a MET faculty member or contact the MET office.

    Manufacturing & Engineering Technology

    Lewis Hall 107A | 931-372-3263 | met@tntech.edu | www.tntech.edu/met


    Engineering Economics for Energy Development and Sustainability

    CHE 4973- SPECIAL TOPICS IN CHEMICAL ENGINEERING with visiting professor Whitney Davis, Ph.D.

    Spring 2022 | Fridays, 8 – 10:30 a.m. | Virtual and in-person meetings

    IN THIS COURSE:
      1. Build an economic framework to evaluate investments in energy systems and sustainability. 
      2. Understand behavioral and financial factors impacting the utilization of energy resources, energy innovation and sustainability, and economic feasibility.
      3. Apply an economic framework to evaluate real-life topics encountered in the chemical engineering field. 
    ECONOMIC TOPICS INCLUDE:
      • Risk assessment
      • Quantifying and evaluating financial and economic costs and benefits
      • Time value of money 
      • Financial management and budgeting
      • Approaches to determining the “optimal” investment
    CONCEPTS WILL BE APPLIED TO:
      • Improvements to conventional and renewable energy systems in response to environmental concerns
      • Design and utilization of renewable energy resources
      • Innovations to expand the capacity of energy systems
      • Use of chemical products and processes 
      • Energy storage and conversion

    CHE 4973 is open to juniors & seniors from all majors.

    Prerequisite: Differential Equations

    A permit will need to be obtain from the Chemical Engineering Office, PRSC 214.

    Talk to your advisor today!
  • STUDENT GROUPS

    TODAY

    ASME Student Chapter

    Nov. 4 @ 11 a.m., Brown  326

    Join Tech’s ASME Student Chapter for our meeting TODAY, Thursday, November 4, 2021 in Brown Hall 326 (new room) at 11:00 am, as we feature Dr. Kirkpatrick from McHale Inc., a national engineering firm providing power plant performance and testing solutions. If you're interested in power production from natural gas to hydroelectric to nuclear, you won't want to miss this! Join the ASME GroupMe for updates and information: https://groupme.com/join_group/70246967/7GXRtjAi

    If you prefer to join virtually, follow this Teams Meeting linked here.

    DATE CHANGED AGAIN:

    ASME will hold its annual bonfire at Dr. Canfield’s farm on Thursday, November 11 at 4:30 (come and go)! Attend this week’s meeting or join the GroupMe chat for more information.

    If you have any questions, contact us here: asmettu@gmail.com .


    TODAY

    Cyber Eagles - Panel with Cyber Competitors

    Nov. 4th @ 11 a.m., Prescott 215 

    Cyber competitions are a big part of staying ahead and being competitive in the job and internship market. Come and hear from some of Tech's top Cyber Competitors about their experiences in the Collegiate Penetration Testing Competition and the Collegiate Social Engineering Capture-the-Flag (SECTF) Competition. And learn how you can get involved in the future. Chick-fil-A and drinks will be provided.


    TODAY

    ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest

    ICPC First Meeting - Nov. 4 | 6 – 8 p.m. | Prescott 215

    ACM will be having our first ICPC Practice meeting to introduce the competition to the student body, and begin practicing. This meeting will be led by one of out graduate student and member Ahsan Aybu.

    Be sure to check out ACM's latest newsletter!


    TODAY

    Tennessee Tech Amateur Radio Society

    Every Thursday classes are in session @ 6 p.m., Brown 406

    Join us Thursdays at 6 p.m. in Brown 406 to discover and discuss amateur (ham) radio, the projects we are undertaking and what radio is all about! If you’re interested in emergency communications or a fun new hobby, amateur radio is for you! Join us on Discord


    NSBE 2021 Basketball Tournament Sign-ups close tomorrow Nov. 5!

    NSBE is hosting a Basketball tournament! The winners will receive $150.

      • Team entry fee is $20 to enter ( $5 per teammate )
      • $1 dollars per sub
      • 16 Team max - $20 payment confirms team entry

    The tournament is planned to happen on November 11th and 12th

    Sign-up HERE!


    TUESDAY

    ACM-W Meeting with Speaker Chelsey Long

    Nov. 9 | 11 a.m. – noon | Bruner 228

    Join ACM-W for their next meeting featuring speaker Chelsey Long. Chelsey is a TN Tech alum who graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science with a concentration in software. She works as a consultant for Antage, and is coming to talk about her experience in the Computer Science field. There will be a Q&A session after her talk. Pizza will be provided.

  • GRADUATING FALL 2021?

    For those graduating Dec. 17, 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 Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2021.

    Induction into the Professions Ceremony will be held Thursday, Dec. 16, 2021 at 3 p.m. in Derryberry Auditorium. Participants need to arrive by 2:45 p.m. 


    Attention All Graduates,

    We have a gift for you!

    Simply complete the First Destination Survey. Then, come by Clement 201 to get your gift. The results of the survey are used to determine Tech’s national college ranking among other institutions, and thus impacts the perceived value of your degree. A higher Tech ranking will help open doors for you professionally. Congratulations on accomplishing this first step.

    Wings Up!
    – Joseph C. Slater, Dean.

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