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eBlast for March 24, 2022

  • Center for Career Development

    TODAY – March 24

    Purple Career Readiness Workshop: How to make a Professional Presentation Scott Christen – Presenter

    11 a.m. | Multipurpose Room, RUC

    Join the Center for Career Development on Thursday, Mar. 24, beginning at 11 a.m. in the Roaden University Center Multipurpose Room (2nd floor) for this Purple Career Readiness Workshop. Scott Christen, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Communication Studies, will be showing the best ways to effectively communicate your message through a successful presentation.

    This event is open to all students in all majors and counts towards 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 toward Career Readiness Certification, please review the updated rules and guidelines listed in the event information located here.

    Monday – March 28

    Careers n’ Coffee featuring Kimley-Horn

    11 a.m. – 1 p.m. | SWOOPS Food Court, RUC

    Take a break and enjoy a FREE cup of coffee while speaking with recruiters from Kimley-Horn on Monday, Mar. 28, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Roaden University Center Swoops Food Court (ground floor).

    Kimley-Horn is a professional engineering planning and design consulting firm with over 80 offices nationwide. Kimley-Horn offers services to the private and public sectors in a wide range of disciplines including land development, transportation planning, roadway design, urban development, and more!!

    DO NOT miss this opportunity to network with recruiters as they share information about available positions within their company!! Get a step ahead and APPLY NOW in Handshake before speaking to recruiters!!!

    Tuesday – March 29

    LAST CHANCE Co-op Meetup

    11 a.m. | Clement 212

    If you attended the Annual Spring Engineering Fair on March 8 and lacked attendance at a Co-op Meetup to meet your co-op eligibility, this is your LAST CHANCE to attend this required informational meeting for your Co-op Eligibility.  Join the Cooperative Education Office in Clement Hall 212 at 11:00am to hear the requirements and expectations of being identified as a Tennessee Tech Co-op Student when working in the field with a Co-op Employer.

    Center for Career Development | career@tntech.edu

  • Collegewide

    TODAY – March 24

    iMakerSpace Workshops

    11 – 11:45 a.m. | iMakerSpace

    Vinyl Cutting with Cricut

    TODAY – March 24

    Zhicheng Zhang Dissertation Defense

    9 a.m. | Brown 236

    The Department of Mechanical Engineering Announces the Dissertation Defense of Zhicheng Zhang in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering March 24, 2022 9 a.m. in Brown Hall, Room 236

    Join via Zoom here.

    Monday - March 28

    Md Rumman Ul Ahsan Dissertation Defense

    9 a.m. | Brown 236

    The Department of Mechanical Engineering announces the Dissertation Defense of Md Rumman Ul Ahsan in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering March 28, 2022 at 9 a.m. in Brown Hall 236

    Join via Teams here.

    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 Opportunities

    Venture Well E-Team Grant

    $25,000 in funding for student innovator teams!

    E-Team Grants help student teams kickstart their innovation through a powerful mix of grant funding and entrepreneurship training. Teams can unlock up to $25,000 to launch their ideas, and the VentureWell team works closely with each venture to explore possible pathways for their innovation as they advance through our Early-Stage Innovator Training Program.

    Apply Now

    Why apply for an E-Team Grant?

        • Unlock $25K to help advance your innovation
        • Discover the best market for your invention and explore possible pathways for your venture
        • Assess the value chain in which you’ll operate
        • Forge relationships with peer innovators, VentureWell staff, and industry mentors
        • Access VentureWell’s nationwide network

    Receive personalized feedback before applying!

    We know that preparing grant applications can be challenging, so we encourage students to take advantage of our optional Qualification Phase application! Teams with promising innovations receive helpful, personalized feedback and application support that can be used to strengthen their Stage 1 proposal!

    In order to receive feedback in time to incorporate into a summer application, students should submit their optional Qualification Phase application by March 23.

    Learn More!

    Important Dates

        • Qualification Phase deadline: March 23
        • Stage 1 deadline: May 4
        • Pioneer workshop: July 28-29

    Rotary Club of Cookeville TNTech 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 Organizations

    TODAY – March 24

    Cyber Competitors Q&A Panel: Featuring CCDC and CPTC teams

    11 a.m. | Prescott 215

    Hear from some of the school's best and most experienced cyber competitors about the whole process of competing at this elite level, from tryouts to practice and preparation to what it's like to be in the room on the day of the competition. Don't miss this chance to learn what you can be doing now to get involved in the future. Pizza and Drinks provided. Email zgthreet42@tntech.edu for more information.

    TODAY – March 24

    Data Science League

    11 a.m. | Bruner 327

    Join DSL for our next meeting! We will be welcoming Ryan Eberle from Chick-fil-A. Ryan is a Lead Analyst of Customer & Digital Insights at Chick-fil-A on the Customer & Market Insights Team. Chick-fil-A will be served!

    Linktree: https://linktr.ee/tntech_datascience

    TODAY – March 24

    CS Graduate Student Club

    Noon – 1 p.m. | Bruner 228

    Join us in the Spring 2022 seminar series ThursdayMarch 24th from 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM (CDT) in BRUN 228. Lee, Travis, MS student in Computer Science, will be talking about “Quantum Assisted Machine Learning for Intrusion Detection Systems”. Free food and drinks will be provided!

    Join our discord from https://discord.gg/bH8QyzcQZK !!

    TODAY – March 24

    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

    March 25 – 27

    Data Science League

    Begins @ 6 p.m. | Bruner Hall

    DSL is hosting an image classification hackathon to predict flooded cornfields from satellite imagery. The event is planned for March 25 - 27. If interested, please fill out the following survey https://forms.gle/Qy6kbYjctCjapoMD7 

    Linktree: https://linktr.ee/tntech_datascience