Virtual Industry 4.0 Event on Friday

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4 to 5 p.m., Friday, Feb. 26

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More manufacturers are starting to use Digital Transformation, the Industrial Internet of Things and Artificial Intelligence technologies and metrics to increase efficiency and productivity on their shop floors.

You can learn more about these practices from 4 to 5 p.m., this Friday, Feb. 26 during the virtual event “Industry 4.0 — Are You Ready?”

Dr. Mo Abuali, CEO and Managing Partner at the Internet of Things Company (IoTco) will speak about the principles of Digital Transformation, the Industrial Internet of Things and the Industry 4.0 initiative. Attendees also will learn about digital tools of the trade to put these practices in place, including the business case ROT, plant floor connectivity, analytics, and technology.

Abuali is a strategic and transformative technology and business management leader with a 20-year record of achievement, driving and sustaining change in manufacturing. He has a Doctorate degree in Industrial Engineering and is an adjunct faculty member at the University of Cincinnati.

To attend the event, click here.

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More manufacturers are starting to use Digital Transformation, the Industrial Internet of Things and Artificial Intelligence technologies and metrics to increase efficiency and productivity.

Dr. Mo Abuali, CEO and Managing Partner at the Internet of Things Company will speak about these practices from 4 to 5 p.m., this Friday, Feb. 26 during the virtual event “Industry 4.0 — Are You Ready?”

Attendees also will learn about digital tools of the trade to put these practices in place.

Check Bulldog Weekly for more info.

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Here’s the event link: https://meet.google.com/goz-xfae-ccg?hs=224

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Kettering Represented at Women in Engineering Event

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Student, Alicia Brown (’21, IE), and alumna, Rhonda Clarke (’16, IE) are two of five panelists in “Women in Engineering: Paths to Success” from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. this Thursday, Feb. 25.

The event, presented by Brose and Square One Education Network, is aimed at inspiring women toward STEM. It is for students in sixth grade through college, as well as sixth- through 12th-grade educators.

Door prizes are available for students who attend.

To register for the event, click here.

 

Get Featured In a Student Life Brochure

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Have you had a great experience at Kettering? Is your club or organization awesome? Do you love campus living?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, the Marketing Department wants to hear from you to feature your student testimonial in an upcoming Student Life brochure that will be distributed to admitted students.

The brochure will highlight campus living, clubs and organizations, community service, leadership initiatives, and anything else Kettering students feel would be valuable for future Bulldogs to know about campus life.

If you’re interested, contact Marnie Mogford at mmogford@kettering.edu.

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The Marketing Department wants to hear from you to feature your student testimonial in an upcoming Student Life brochure that will be distributed to admitted students.

The brochure will highlight campus living, clubs and organizations, community service, leadership initiatives, and anything else Kettering students feel would be valuable for future Bulldogs to know about campus life.

If you’re interested, contact Marnie Mogford at mmogford@kettering.edu.

Bulldog Colleague Moving On

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Shelia Adams Cowes, Director of Enrollment Events and Visitor Relations – Customer Service and Programs, will be leaving the University on Feb. 22 after more than 17 years of service.

Welcome New Colleagues

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Hannah, please give each employee their own sign. Christine is the top pic and Janelle is the bottom. Make headline: Newest Bulldog Employee

AS OF FEB. 16, DO NOT INCLUDE CHRISTINE.

Thanks.

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Welcome to the following new colleagues, who joined Kettering on Feb. 15:

Christine Hill, Accounts Payable Lead with the Busines Office

Janelle Wallace, Office Assistant with the Wellness Center

Submit Your Dog Photos for Automation Research Project

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The Mechanical Engineering Department needs pictures of dogs to be used in the development of a program that could take automotive safety features to the next level.
If the research project is successful, it will help recognize if a dog is on a leash and improve the automation of vehicles. All images should include at least one human and one dog, on or off a leash.

Submit your photos here.

Contact Dr. Diane Peters at dpeters@kettering.edu with questions.

Holistic Bulldog Mental Health Week Schedule

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7-8:30 p.m., Tuesday via Zoom
7-8 p.m., Wednesday via Zoom
6-7 p.m., Thursday via Zoom

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This week’s Building a Holistic Bulldog will focus on mental health. Below is this week’s schedule of virtual events:

  • Today, 7 to 8:30 p.m.: Guided meditation.
  • Tomorrow, Feb. 17, 7 to 8 p.m.: Managing stress session, presented by the Wellness Center.
  • This Thursday, Feb. 18, 6 to 7 p.m.: “Ignite Your Happiness,” presented by Happiness Coach Rochelle Gapere.

Check Bulldog Weekly for more info.

In-person Campus Dining Resumes Wednesday

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Wednesday, Feb. 17

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In-person dining will resume tomorrow, Feb. 17 at the Sunrise Cafe, Einstein Bros. Bagels and BJ’s Lounge & Grill with limited seating capacity.

Social distancing must be observed, and masks must be worn except when eating.

Carry-out also will be an option.

Operation hours will remain the same and can be found here.

 

Tutors Needed for Flint Kids at SBEV

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4 to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday

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College students are needed to work with middle-school-aged students in math and reading as part of the Sylvester Broome Empowerment Village (SBEV) tutoring program.

The program will begin next Monday, Feb. 22, after school sometime between 4 and 7 p.m. It will continue Monday through Friday.

Classroom capacities will be limited to eight to 10 people, and everyone is required to wear a mask and practice social distancing.

All necessary materials will be provided, but you’ll need your own transportation. SBVE is located at 4119 Saginaw St. in Flint.

To sign up, click here.

For more information, contact Dr. Ben Pauli at bpauli@kettering.edu or Dr. Pete Gheresus at pgheresu@kettering.edu.

February IT Newsletter Available

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The February IT Newsletter is available here.

In this month’s edition, you’ll find information about:

  • Product updates for the following:
    • Advise
    • Banner Administrative Tools and Self Service
    • Event & Room Scheduling (EMS)
    • My Academic Plan (Degree Works)
    • KetteringU App (Mobile App)
    • Recruit (KUO Recruit & Admissions)
  • Get to know Banner webinar series
  • Upcoming user conferences (Ellucian and Leepfrog)
  • Student Self Service Banner
  • Esports update
  • Google Workspace and Zoom updates
  • Technology Tips
  • IT Maintenance Maintenance and Upgrades

Contact the IT Helpdesk at HelpDesk@kettering.edu or (810) 237-8324 with questions.

KDS Spring Survey, February Special Events

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Feb. 16, 17 and 24.

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This month, KDS planned special meals to celebrate Black History Month, Fat Tuesday and Ash Wednesday. The following is the special meal that will be served:

  • Tuesday, Feb. 16: Paczkis are available to celebrate Fat Tuesday in the Sunrise Cafe all day
  • Wednesday, Feb. 17: No meat options will be available in the Sunrise Cafe and BJ’s in honor of Ash Wednesday
  • Next Wednesday, Feb. 24: Another Southern lunch, featuring fried catfish, white rice with black-eyed peas, fried okra, coleslaw and hushpuppies
Let us know how we’re doing by completing the Spring Survey here.
The survey is available Feb. 16 through Feb. 27. KDS will donate $1 to the Food Bank of Michigan for each completed survey.
For more information, email catering@kettering.edu.

Alpha Phi Selling Treats Thursday, Friday

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12:20 to 1:20 p.m., this Thursday, Feb. 11, and Friday, Feb. 12 in the Great Court. 

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Valentine’s Day is Sunday, so stop by the Great Court and buy a pre-packaged sweet treat from Alpha Phi from 12:20 to 1:20 p.m., this Thursday, Feb. 11, and Friday, Feb. 12 in the Great Court. 


To order your pre-packaged candy grams or Alpha Phi Foundation socks and sunglasses in advance, click here. The website will be live through Friday, Feb. 12.

Link for signs: https://sweettreats.givesmart.com/