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eBlast for Feb 8, 2021

  • Center for Career Development

    TODAY – Feb. 8

    Career Fair: School of Agriculture Career Fair

    Location: Memorial Gym

    Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

    TOMORROW– Feb. 9

    Careers n’ Coffee: Haren Construction

    Location: Swoops Food Court

    Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

    Thursday – Feb. 10

    Co-op Meet-Up: Information Session

    Location: Clement Hall, Room 212

    Time: 11:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

    Monday – Feb.14

    Careers n’ Coffee: 21st Mortgage Corporation

    Location: Swoops Food Court

    Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

    Tuesday – Feb. 15

    Career Readiness Event: Writing My First Resume

    Gold Career Readiness Event: Freshmen & Sophomores

    Location: Roaden University Center, Multipurpose Room

    Time: 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

    Center for Career Development Calendar of Events & Workshops

    career@tntech.edu | 931-372-3232

  • Collegewide

    Engineering Join Council (EJC) Scholarship

    Apply by February 13

    Apply now for the Engineering Joint Council Scholarship! We are taking applications until February 13. Please fill out the application below as thoroughly as possible. Reminder: If you are selected to receive the EJC Scholarship Award, you must attend the 2022 E-Week banquet to receive it.

    Questions? Email the EJC Scholarship Committee at ttuejc@gmail.com

    https://forms.gle/v1N2fam5uEfvpzVTA

    TOMORROW – Feb. 9

    Eagle Works

    5 p.m. | iMakerSpace

    Have you ever had to do a group project with people who just don’t seem to understand you? Or struggled to make yourself and your opinions heard? Do you want to learn a skill that will make working on a team easier? Then the Effective Communication workshop is for you!

    This session will help you with group projects, networking events, and help prepare for this year’s Eagle Works competition. Learn the different types of communication styles and how to work effectively as a team. Join us in the iMakerspace at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, February 9!

    The iMakerspace is on the third floor of Volpe Library. Use the north staircase (past the MyTECH helpdesk) to access. If you need an accessible entrance, please email Andrea at akruszka@tntech.edu before 4:30 p.m. that day to arrange. A virtual option will be available on the Eagle Works homepage Wednesday morning.

    Thursday – Feb. 10

    Hunter Dyer Thesis Defense

    The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering announces the Thesis Defense of Hunter Mason Dyer in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science in Civil and Environmental Engineering held in Prescott Hall, Room 425 February 10, 2022, 10:30-11:30AM 10:30

    Zoom Link: https://tntech.zoom.us/j/83845735524?pwd=bmtzR0hUK1Y4aGVKTGRzL2xxMFF5d 

    Position Open: Supplemental Instruction (SI) Leader

    We are taking applications for an SI Leader for the following class (one of the following sections):

      • ENGR 1120-021, MW 9-9:50 and MW 10-10:50
      • ENGR 1120-022, MW 9-9:50 and MW 11-11:50
      • ENGR 1120-023, MW 9-9:50 and MW 1-1:50

    This position is for an undergraduate engineering major who has completed ENGR 1120 (MATLAB) with a B or higher. In this position, the SI Leader will attend the assigned ENGR 1120 section and will hold extra sessions outside of class. The expectations are 10 hours of work per week, at $10/hour. More information about Supplemental Instruction can be found at the following website: https://www.tntech.edu/ssc/engineering/study-resources.php.

    If you are interested, please contact Dr. B. Powell, epowell@tntech.edu.

    Kandy Thevar International Engineering Student Endowed Award - APPLY NOW!

    Any College of Engineering graduate, international student who meets the criteria outlined below will be eligible for this scholarship.

    Must be a current graduate student in good standing, having completed a minimum of nine (9) credit hours of graduate coursework, in accordance with current institutional policies.

    The candidate should be in possession of a valid student visa for the duration of the scholarship.

    Secondary preference should be given to students from Annamalai University, India, from which Dr. Deivanayagam graduated in 1963.

    The minimum annual scholarship award will be $1,500. An individual can receive this award one time only; this scholarship is not renewable.

    Application deadline: March 4, 2022

    Click here for more information and to apply.

  • Graduating this Spring?

    Graduation Requirements

    Are you graduating this May? If yes, then you will need to take the senior exit exam, registration for the exam will open in a week, but did you know you could be exempt from the exam if you meet the following qualifications?

    You are exempt from taking the senior exit exam if:

    • English is your second language.
    • You attended high school outside of the United States.
    • You hold a previous B.A./B.S. degree.
    • You have been out of high school more than 15 years.
    • You are a TN eCampus student.
    • You are apart of the 2+2 program.

    If you meet any of the qualifications above please fill out the short exemption for instead of taking the exam.

    College of Engineering Senior Exit Exam Exemption Form: https://tntech.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_2geO0y00FaP9ILc

  • Student Groups

    TODAY – Feb. 8

    ACM

    Hello, hope you all had a fantastic start of the semester. Here is our February ACM newsletter, which is our first newsletter of the semester. It features a schedule for ACM, SigHPC, ICPC, and Quantum meetings, several spotlights, and more! 

    ACM hosts SAIC Guest Speaker 11 a.m. – noon | BRUN 119

    SAIC is a Fortune 500 Company that specializes in government mission support, information technology (including digital engineering, engineering, and weather and climate), ground vehicle and weapon systems platforms, and logistics. Pizza will be provided.

    ACM hosts Game Night 6 – 8 p.m. | BRUN 228

    Later tonight we will be hosting a game night in Bruner 228 with free pizza. Hope to see you there, and have a great semester!

    Autonomous Robotics Club

    7 p.m. | iMakerSpace

    Autonomous Robotics Club is a place for all majors to work on varying robotics projects. We have three active projects right now, ranging from Battlebots to Competition Drones, and even a working android! We have weekly meetings on Tuesdays for those to come and learn about these projects. We would love to see you there!

    Social Media: Discord, https://discord.gg/tyjUtGF . Instagram, @tntecharc 

    Thursday – Feb. 10

    CyberEagles Cyber Research Interest Meeting

    11 a.m. | Prescott 215

    We are inviting security researchers from across the campus to talk to the Cyber Eagles about the interesting problems in security they are working to solve and the incredible solutions they putting to work. Topics include Quantum Security, Industrial Control System Security, and Data Protection in Space Infrastructure and more. Don't miss this chance to hear about the cutting-edge technologies that will protect the world of tomorrow and how you can get involved today.

    TN Tech Amateur Radio Society

    6 p.m. in Brown 406

    Join us 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!

    https://discord.gg/PU4qcjjnMR is our discord link.

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