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eBlast for March 8, 2021

  • Center for Career Development

    Engineering Career Fair

    TODAY – March 8

    10 a.m. - 2 p.m. | Hooper Eblen Center

    The Engineering Fair is open to ALL students, ALL majors — freshmen to alumni. Co-op, internship, and full-time job opportunities will be available. This event is co-sponsored by the Center for Career Development and the Engineering Joint Council.

    Center for Career Development Calendar of Events & Workshops

    career@tntech.edu | 931-372-3232

  • Collegewide

    TOMORROW – March 9

    Eagle Works

    11 – noon | iMakerSpace

    Find out information on Eagle Works, grab a slice of pizza, and get a free t-shirt. Hear from past winners on what Eagle Works has done for them in their career and business, and learn how to get registered and ready to compete in April! You can win thousands in scholarships and gain valuable skills that will help you in whatever you plan on doing after graduation.

    The iMakerspace is on the third floor of Volpe Library. We'll be there from 11-noon. Food and shirts are first come, first serve.

    We'll also be meeting Wednesday at 5 p.m. in the iMakerSpace for a workshop on giving effective presentations!

    Thursday – March 10

    iMakerSpace Spring 2022 Workshop: CNC Machining with ShopBot

    11 – 11:45 a.m. | iMakerSpace

    Please register for each event by emailing imakerspace@tntech.edu with your name, major, and T-Number.

    Students who successfully complete the training will receive a certificate.

    Looking for a leadership opportunity?

    The College of Engineering is looking for motivated, passionate, and driven engineers and computer scientists to share their experiences in the College of Engineering with others and prospective students.

    What is a Student Ambassador?

    A student ambassador is an elite representative of the College from any major within the College of Engineering. Ambassadors attend special events on and off campus to share their personal experiences and prospective of their program to prospective students, alumni, and donors.

    Benefits/Responsibilities

      • Being part of an elite group of current engineering students that have excelled academically.
      • Provide campus tours for prospective students, conferences, and events.
      • Represent TN Tech during college events.
      • Assist with duties and tasks related to events sponsored by CoE.
      • Work with diverse populations and provide tips on being a successful student.
      • Participate in SA team training and meetings.

    How Do I Become A Student Ambassador?

    To become a student ambassador, you will need to meet the following qualifications:

      • Be enrolled as a full-time Tennessee Tech student.
      • Have a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher.
      • Demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills.
      • Exhibit leadership skills.
      • Be very reliable, responsible, and dependable.
      • Be a positive role model.
      • Have sufficient time (occasional nights and weekends).
      • Be willing to serve for a full academic year.

    How Do I Apply?

    Applications for the 2022-2023 school year are open now through April 9th.

    Apply here.

    Questions? Contact engineeringssc@tntech.edu

    Scholarship Opportunity!

    Rotary Club of Cookeville Tennessee Technological University Scholarship: $2,000

    This $2,000 scholarship is for a student who is currently enrolled at TTU, and will enroll in Fall 2022.

    Applicants must meet the following criteria:

      • Have graduated from high school (or home school) in Putnam County
      • Have enrolled as a student at TTU
      • Will enroll as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student at TTU for the 2022/23 academic year

    Application:

    To apply for the scholarship, submit the following materials:

      • A resume that includes information about (a) academic achievements, (b) service activities, (c) leadership activities, and (d) extracurricular activities
      • An essay of no more than 500 words that describes (a) educational goals, (b) personal goals, and (c) financial needs of attending college
      • Two letters of reference, one of which may be an academic reference
      • Current college transcript.

    Submit application materials to the following address:

    Francis Otuonye
    Rotary Club Scholarship Committee Chair
    TTU Box 5005
    Cookeville, TN 38505
     

    Phone: 931-372-3831 or e-mail: fotuonye@tntech.edu for questions

    Deadline for receipt of application: Monday, March 28, 2022

  • Student Groups

     

    Thursday – March 10

    All Ladies in Civil Engineering (ALICE

    11 – 11:45 a.m. | Prescott 330

    All Ladies in Civil Engineering (ALICE) will host a meeting and Q&A with Lindsay Bryant, PE from Smith & Seckman Reid, Inc (SSR) on Thursday, March 10, 2022, from 11-11:45 AM in Prescott 330! This is a chance to hear from a practicing engineer and ask any questions you may have for her about her job responsibilities, advice, or experiences as a woman in STEM. Any lady majoring or interested in civil engineering is welcome to attend. We hope to see you there! 

    Thursday – March 10

    Cyber Eagles' soarCTF Competition 

    11 a.m. | Prescott 215

    We will be playing a CTF developed by one of our own students. Come compete in breaking crypto algorithms, reverse engineering executables, exploiting services, & more!

    PRIZES and PIZZA provided! Make sure to bring your laptop!

    Thursday – March 10

    Data Science League

    11 a.m. | Burner 327

    Join the Data Science League to hear Tennessee Tech alum, Rina Singh (PhD, 2018), speak about her current position as a Data Scientist at Wells Fargo. She will be presenting her recent work using natural language processing to detect financial fraud. She will also be providing advice and information to attendees currently pursuing Data Science internships and job opportunities. Refreshments will be provided!

    Join via Teams here.

    Discord: https://discord.gg/qbdXJMDe

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tntech_datascience/?hl=en

    Thursday – March 10

    Society of Women Engineers

    11 a.m. | Prescott 208

    The Society of Women Engineers invites you to join our chapter meeting as we  some of our upcoming events, and iced coffee and pastries will be provided. Please contact Gretchen Karl (gckarl42@tntech.edu) with any questions. We hope to see you there!

    Thursday – March 3

    TN Tech Amateur Radio Society

    6 p.m. | 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!

    Discord: https://discord.gg/PU4qcjjnMR 

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