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eBlast for Nov. 11, 2021

  • CENTER FOR CAREER DEVELOPMENT

    Nov. 11

    Gold/Purple Career Readiness Makeup Workshop 

    Do you still need to attend one more workshop to complete your Gold or Purple Career Readiness Application? Join the Center for Career Development on Thursday, Nov. 11, beginning at 11 a.m. in Clement Hall 212 for our final Career Readiness Workshop of the semester!

    This event is open to all students in all majors and counts towards the Gold Career Readiness Certificate for freshman and sophomore students or 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, and make sure that your camera is turned on during your attendance.

    Gold access link: https://tntech.joinhandshake.com/events/777336/share_preview

    Purple access link: https://tntech.joinhandshake.com/events/777337/share_preview

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

    career@tntech.edu
    931-372-3232


    Nov. 15

    Gold/Purple Career Readiness Application Deadline 

    Monday, Nov. 15, is the FINAL DAY to submit your Career Readiness Application for the Fall 2021 semester. All materials for Gold and Purple Career Readiness Applications must be turned in-person to the Center for Career Development (RUC 328), via email to career@tntech.edu, or online at https://www.tntech.edu/career/students/career-ready.php by 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 15.

    Substitutions or late submissions will not be accepted.

    The Career Readiness Certification program is hosted by the Center for Career Development.

    career@tntech.edu

    931-372-3232

  • COLLEGEWIDE

    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. 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

    Clay N. Hixson Student Success Center
    Clement Hall 208
    Tutoring Hours:

    Monday

    • 1:30-4:30 (3): MATH 1910, MATH 1920, PHYS 2110
    • 2-4:30 (2.5): CSC 1300, CSC 1310, CSC 2700

    Tuesday

    • 8-10:30 (2.5): Pre-calculus, MATH 1910, MATH 1920, MATH 2110
    • 12-1 (1): Pre-calculus, MATH 1910, MATH 1920, MATH 2110
    • 1-4:30 (3.5): CSC 1300, CSC 1310, CSC 2700

    Wednesday

    • 2:30-4:30 (2): Pre-calculus, MATH 1910, MATH 1920, MATH 2110
    • 2-4:30 (2.5): CSC 1300, CSC 1310, CSC 2700

    Thursday

    • 8-10:30 (2.5): Pre-calculus, MATH 1910, MATH 1920, MATH 2110
    • 12-1 (1): Pre-calculus, MATH 1910, MATH 1920, MATH 2110
    • 3-4:30 (1.5): CSC 1300, CSC 1310, CSC 2700

    Friday

    • 11:30-4:30 (5): MATH 1910, MATH 1920, PHYS 2110

    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


    Aviation Ground School, MET 2640

    Aviation Ground School will be offered this spring. This course covers aircraft and aircraft systems, theory and principles of flight, weather, navigation, flight safety, and other topics which will prepare you for the FAA Private Pilot written test. Many of these topics are also needed for FAA Remote Pilot (part 107) certification. There are no prerequisites and no flying experience is needed. Sign up for MET 2640, Spring 2022, Tues. & Thurs. at 4:30 -5:45 p.m. For more information e-mail jausten@tntech.edu.


    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

    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 https://discord.gg/GgHchaF62V 


    Nov. 16

    Women in CyberSecurity - WiCyS

    Join WiCyS this upcoming Tuesday, November 16th @ 11:00AM in Prescott 215! We will be learning about the four types of social engineering attacks and their preventions, the phases of a social engineering attack, and tools and techniques for performing open source intelligence.  Come learn, have fun, and enjoy free food! Don't miss out on this opportunity! We look forward to seeing you there:)

  • 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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