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eBlast for Feb 15, 2021

  • Center for Career Development

    Resume Book Deadline for the Annual Spring Engineering Fair is Monday, Feb. 21

    The Center for Career Development will be compiling Resume Books for employers who will be attending the Annual Spring Engineering Fair on March 8. These Resume Books will allow employers to view student information and even reach out to students before the fair begins! Employers will be able to request Resume Books for specific majors and students who are currently Co-op Eligible.

    To get your resume included, students need to have a critiqued resume uploaded on Handshake, and the resume MUST be marked Public to Employers.

    The deadline to have your resume uploaded to Handshake is Monday, Feb. 21.

    The Annual Spring Engineering Fair will be held on Tuesday, Mar. 8, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Hooper Eblen Center.

    If you would like to be included in the Diversity Resume Book that Deadline is also Monday, February 2.

    To be included in the Diversity Resume Book please email your resume to rcoughenour@tntech.edu . The Center for Career Development would like to see students who are involved in:

    • National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)
    • Society of Women Engineers (SWE)
    • Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE)
    • Women in Cyber Security (WiCyS)

    TODAY – 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.

    Thursday – Feb. 17 — Top Ten Resume Tips

    Purple Career Readiness Events: Juniors & Seniors

    Location: Roaden University Center, Multipurpose Room

    Time: 11 a.m. to noon

    Center for Career Development Calendar of Events & Workshops

    career@tntech.edu | 931-372-3232

  • Collegewide

    Thursday – Feb. 17

    iMakerSpace Workshops

    11 – 11:45 a.m. | iMakerSpace

    3D Printing with Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM)

    TOMORROW – Feb. 16

    How to win Eagle Works – Business Model Canvas and the Judging Rubric

    5 p.m. | iMakerSpace

    Jeff Brown from The Biz Foundry will be leading this session on how to make your idea come to life. Business Model Canvas is a great tool for you to learn if your idea or product is viable, how to identify your customers, find any issues, and give yourself and your team the best chance for success!

    The Eagle Works judging rubric is based off Business Model Canvas, so if you’re thinking about competing, this workshop is essential!

     Join us in the iMakerspace at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, February 16!

    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.

    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.

  • Graduation Requirement: Senior Exit Exam

    Graduation Requirements

    If you intend on graduating this May you need to complete your graduation requirement the Senior Exit Exam. This is a one time 45 minute critical thinking exam.

    Online registration through the Testing Learning Center is open now! Testing will begin on February 21st and close on March 3rd, dates fil up quickly so register now!

    For detailed instructions on how to register please email engineeringssc@tntech.edu 

  • Student Groups

    TODAY – Feb. 15

    Women in CyberSecurity Tennessee Tech Student Chapter Lightning Talks

    11 a.m. | Prescott 225

    Join the Tennessee Tech Women in CyberSecurity student chapter this upcoming Tuesday, Feb. 15 @ 11 a.m. in Prescott 225. Members from the WiCyS student chapter will be presenting Lightning Talks on a variety of topics including JSON web tokens, best cyber practices, advanced persistent threats, and more! Come learn with us and enjoy free food and drinks. We can't wait to see you there!

    Join us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ttuwicys/  and Discord: https://discord.com/invite/SUVpsMG

    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 

    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.

  • Engineers Week is coming up!

    RSVP for the EWeek Banquet by Thursday, Feb. 24 at 6 pm here 

    Volunteer to help with EWeek: Register here! 

    Attend EWeek events to earn points for your major!

    Feb. 20

    • Cardboard Canoe race 6 p.m.  Marc Burnette Fitness Center

    Feb. 21

    • Egg Drop 5:30 p.m. Prescott 215
    • Dodge Ball Time TBD Mac Gym Marc Burnette Fitness Center

    Feb. 22

    • Quiz Bowl 6:30 p.m. Johnson 308
    • Tug of War 11 a.m. The Quad

    Feb. 23

    • Relay Race 3:30 p.m. Front of Brown
    • Outreach event 5 p.m. STEM center (sign up using sheet)

    Feb. 24

    • Engineering Banquet 6 p.m.  STEM center lobby

    Don’t forget to RSVP for the EWeek Banquet!  https://tf.tntech.edu/machform/view.php?id=1253689

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