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Attention 2015 Partnership PPO members

kcollie@tntech.edu | (931) 372-3082

Please be on the lookout for a 2015 Partnership Promise welcome mailer, which has been mailed to the address Benefits Administration has on file for you and your covered spouse (ifapplicable). A dark blue version of the mailer will be sent to the head of contract, and a light blue mailer will be sent to covered spouses. This mailer includes detailed information about the 2015 Partnership PPO requirements and important deadlines. All Partnership PPO members (excluding dependent children) must complete the Well-Being Assessment by March 15. Click on the link below to complete your assessment now.

More: www.partnersforhealthtn.gov/promise_well_being_assessment.shtml
tagged: HR

Resume workshop

career@tntech.edu | (931) 372-3232

Career Services is sponsoring a resume workshop Thursday, March 5, from 11 a.m. to noon in the Roaden University Center's Tech Pride Room. Lynsey Nail will show students how to get noticed with a polished resume. All students from all majors are encouraged to attend and bring their Eagle cards. This event counts toward Career Readiness Certification requirements.

More: www.tntech.edu/career/students/student-calendar/
tagged: General

College of Education faculty, student and staff award nominations sought

dway@tntech.edu | (931) 372-3177

The College of Education is seeking nominations for a series of awards and recognitions for their faculty, students and staff. Nominations are due by Friday, March 6. From teaching and research awards to leadership and service, help us recognize these special individuals by making your nomination online or submitting your hard-copy nomination to the Associate Deans’ Office in the College of Education, T.J. Farr 101 or TTU Box 5116. Supplementary cash awards are contingent on funding. For more information about the award categories and to make your online nomination, please visit the link below or call (931) 372-3177.

More: www.tntech.edu/education/awards/
tagged: Academics

Submit February leave reports

leavehelp@tntech.edu | (931) 372-3034

February leave reports are available in Banner self-service and should be submitted for approval by Tuesday, March 3. Please login to Banner and submit your leave report today. Due to campus closures, there are special instructions for submitting leave on our website at the link below. If you have any questions or issues, email leavehelp@tntech.edu.

More: www.tntech.edu/planning-and-finance/hr/payroll
tagged: HR

Advisement lunch and learn series: intrusive advising

Jlongmire@tntech.edu | (931) 372-6176

You’ve been hearing all about intrusive advising, and now you have the opportunity to learn more about it. Join the Office of Advisement Services for its first ever lunch and learn on Thursday, March 5 at noon. Please read the articles posted on the link provided and come ready to discuss intrusive advising strategies and how we can implement those into your advising practice at Tech. We will meet in TJ Farr 108. All faculty advisors as well as full-time professional advisors are invited to attend. You can bring your own lunch and eat during the discussion. Dessert will be provided. There is no need to RSVP. For more information, please contact Julie Longmire, Director of Advisement Services at ext. 6176.

More: www.tntech.edu/em/advisement-services/advisor-resources/lunch-and-learn-series
tagged: Academics

Anthony to present on formative assessment

institute@tntech.edu | (931) 372-3675

Holly Anthony will conduct an interactive session focusing on strategies for incorporating formative assessment into faculty's instructional practices on Thursday, March 5, in Volpe Library 113. Participants will leave the session with concrete ideas for use in their courses, specifically with various formative assessment probes to be reviewed and discussed. The session is part of the Spring Faculty Series sponsored by the Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence, the Innovation Technology Institute and the Office of the Provost.

More: www.tntech.edu/institute/spring-seminar-series/spring-series-mar5
tagged: General | Academics

Career fair tips workshop

career@tntech.edu | (931) 372-3232

Career Services is sponsoring a career fair tips workshop on Tuesday, March 3, from 11 a.m. to noon in Johnson Hall auditorium. Gene Crabtree from 21st Mortgage will show students how to make a great first impression at a career fair. Students are encouraged to attend and bring their Eagle cards.

More: www.tntech.edu/career/students/student-calendar/
tagged: General

Finder Keeper Clothing Resale seeks donations

jlyu@tntech.edu | (931) 372-6066

Finder Keeper Clothing Resale (a.k.a. Fashion Me Fabulous) returns to the Roaden University Center Tech Pride Room between Wednesday, April 1, and Tuesday, April 2, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Donations of new or used clean clothing, accessories for men and women and home goods are welcome through Tuesday, March 31, at the School of Human Ecology office at Foundation Hall 110. This is a great way to help students in need.

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tagged: Events | Activities | Volunteer

Disaster relief collection

tmnabors42@students.tntech.edu | (931) 644-0368

Because of the recent snowstorm that hit Monterey, the town is in immediate need of help. There will be a collection drive to take up items for the families in need. A list of the items needed is as follows: new or gently used blankets, packs of batteries, flash lights, new pairs of socks and baby wipes. Items can be brought to Roaden University Center 339. The last day to turn items in will be this Friday, March 6.

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tagged: Volunteer

Engineering student attends Graduate Education Day on the Hill

gradstudies@tntech.edu | (931) 372-3233

The College of Graduate Studies is pleased to announce that Ph.D. student N.M. Bhuyian represented TTU at the annual Graduate Education Day on the Hill in Nashville on Feb. 25. Tanvir presented a poster on his current research study, "Approach to Digital Elevation Model Correction by Improving Channel Conveyance," to state representatives and legislative personnel. Tanvir was nominated to participate in this program by his faculty advisor Dr. Alfred Kalyanapu. Graduate Education Week is held every February by proclamation of the Governor and provides an opportunity to showcase graduate research being conducted at institutions across the state.

More: www.tntech.edu/graduatestudies
tagged: Academics

Photography and videography club meeting

mdkelley42@students.tntech.edu | (931) 239-5941

Come join the TTU photography and videography club to learn more about both in a constructive and friendly atmosphere. Every meeting is hands-on so bring your gear. The next meeting is March 4 at 8 p.m. in Prescott Hall 304. We don't bite, we click.

More: www.facebook.com/TennesseeTechPhotographyVideographyClub
tagged: General

Chemical engineering seminar

lchavez@tntech.edu | (931) 372-3297

Petia Vlahovska, associate professor of engineering at Brown University, will give a talk Tuesday, March 3 from 11 a.m. to noon in Prescott 225. Her talk, "Electrodeformation of Biomimetic Bilayer Membranes" will include both theoretical and experimental work on the response of lipid or polymer bilayers to electric fields. The work has implications for transport of materials through pores in cell membranes.

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tagged: Events | Activities | General | Academics

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