Profs. Chakravarthy, Gheresus Retirement Reception on Aug. 17

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A retirement reception for Dr. Srinivas Chakravarthy and Dr. Petros Gheresus will be from 2 to 4 p.m., next Tuesday, Aug. 17 in AB 1350 and AB 1360.

Chakravarthy is an Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering Professor who has been at the University for more than 38 years (more than 15 in the Math Department and 23 in the IME Department).

Gheresus is a FIRST Robotics Instructor and Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering Professor. He has been at the University for more than 40 years.

Please join us to thank them for their decades of dedicated service to the University and Kettering community.

Badminton, Table Tennis Tourneys on Saturday

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The Rec Center is hosting badminton and table tennis tournaments Saturday, Aug. 14.

Badminton singles and doubles tournaments will be at 1 p.m., while the table tennis singles and doubles competitions will be at 2 p.m.

Early registration is not required. Anyone interested can sign up Aug. 14.

Intramural Flag Football, 3v3 Basketball Registration Deadline Aug. 13

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Students, staff and faculty interested in joining or creating an intramural flag football or 3v3 basketball team must register on IMLeagues.com by 12:30 p.m., Friday, Aug. 13. The site tracks upcoming sports, schedules, rosters, games, rulebooks and more for the University’s Intramural Sports program.

A mandatory virtual meeting of captains and athletic chairs to review league regulations will be at 12:30 p.m., Friday, Aug. 13 via Google Meets. Invitations will be sent to those who register teams throughout the week.

Games will be played Aug. 16 – Sept. 16.

Email questions to Mike Rumancik at mrumancik@kettering.edu.

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Students, staff and faculty interested in joining or creating an intramural flag football or 3v3 basketball team must register on IMLeagues.com by 12:30 p.m., Friday, Aug. 13.

A mandatory virtual meeting of captains and athletic chairs to review league regulations will be at 12:30 p.m., Friday, Aug. 13 via Google Meets. Invitations will be sent to those who register teams throughout the week.

Games will be played Aug. 16 – Sept. 16.

Email questions to Mike Rumancik at mrumancik@kettering.edu.

 

Business Speaker Series Event on Aug. 19

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The School of Management will have a Business Speaker Series: Launch Your Career event at 12:20 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 19 in the Founder’s Room on the fifth floor of the Campus Center.

Madeline Geffert (’19, Business Administration) will speak about evolving hiring landscape and what students can do to set themselves apart whether they’ve graduated, are about to graduate or haven’t started their first Co-op.

Geffert works at McDonald Hopkins firm, where she works with firm leadership to provide strategic business development support across the firm’s practices and industries. She previously managed all aspects of marketing, public relations, business development, event planning, social media and website management for a law firm of 60 attorneys. Geffert also has nine years of experience in freelance marketing and business development consulting. As a Kettering student, Geffert was the president of Alpha Gamma Delta and DECA. She also was a member of the Sigma Alpha Chi Honor Society and completed her co-op at Lear Corporation.

To RSVP for the event, click here. Refreshments will be available.

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The School of Management will have a Business Speaker Series: Launch Your Career event at 12:20 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 19 in the Founder’s Room on the fifth floor of the Campus Center.

Madeline Geffert (’19, Business Administration) will speak about evolving hiring landscape and what students can do to set themselves apart whether they’ve graduated, are about to graduate or haven’t started their first Co-op.

Geffert works at McDonald Hopkins firm, where she works with firm leadership to provide strategic business development support across the firm’s practices and industries.

IME Professor Gives Keynote Address at International Conference

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Dr. Abishek Balsamy Kamaraj, Assistant Professor of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, presented the keynote address at the Third International Conference on Recent Advances in Mechanical Infrastructure.

His topic at the virtual conference was “Electrochemical Additive Manufacturing: A Non-thermal Metal Additive Manufacturing Process.”

Kamaraj was one of three keynote speakers for the Aug. 6-8 conference, which provides a forum for discussion on issues, concepts, skill development and possible innovations in the mechanical infrastructure sector.

Spirit Week 2021

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This week is Spirit Week, which will feature a fun activity each day. Daily events are during Common Hour (12:20 to 1:20 p.m.) unless specified.

Tuesday, Aug. 3: KU merch raffle and snow cones in the Pool-vilion
Wednesday, Aug. 4: Tug-of-war Championships, shirts and temporary tattoos in the Pool-vilion
Thursday, Aug. 5: Crazy hair and sock day; KU Town Hall in the Sunset Room

Basic Proton Therapy Presentation on Aug. 5

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The McLaren Proton Therapy Center will is giving a virtual presentation on Basic Proton Therapy from 12:25 to 1:30 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 5.

Proton Therapy is the latest trend in cancer treatment and an area of active research.

You can view the presentation in the Physics Active Learning (PAL) Studio, 2-601 AB, or click here.

Meeting ID: 979 9950 8091
Passcode: 985370

Parking Lot EE Closed to Faculty/Staff on Aug. 10

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The Summer Employment Fair will be next Tuesday, Aug. 10. As a welcoming gesture to representatives of our partnering Co-op companies, Parking Lot EE will be reserved to accommodate their parking needs for the day.

We ask that all faculty and staff to not park in Lot EE next Tuesday, Aug. 10. Please watch your email next week for alternative parking information.

Thanks for your help in welcoming our guests and showing support to our students and Co-op team.

AutoDrive II Info Meeting on Aug. 6

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Students interested in participating in the AutoDrive II can attend an informational meeting from 12:20 to 1:20 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 5 in Room 2225 of the Academic Building.

AutoDrive II is a four-year competition in which undergraduate and graduate students of all majors work together to concert an electric vehicle into an autonomous vehicle capable of choosing its route and driving along that route. Students develop valuable career skills, gain course credit, win trophies and set themselves up for future success while having fun in the competition.

Kettering’s team recently completed the inaugural AutoDrive Challenge and placed fifth overall. The AutoDrive II Challenge kicks off in the fall.

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Students interested in participating in the AutoDrive II can attend an informational meeting from 12:20 to 1:20 p.m., Friday, Aug. 6 in Room 2225 of the Academic Building.

AutoDrive II is a four-year competition in which undergraduate and graduate students of all majors work together to concert an electric vehicle into an autonomous vehicle capable of choosing its route and driving along that route. Students develop valuable career skills, gain course credit, win trophies and set themselves up for future success while having fun in the competition.

Kappa Mu Epsilon Hosts Integral Bee on Aug. 11

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Kappa Mu Epsilon is hosting an Integral Bee math competition from 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 11 for students and faculty.

The event is a bracket competition of solving integrals. Participants can compete on a team or individually. Prizes will be awarded to first, second and third place winners. Dinner also will be provided from Taboon Middle Eastern Cuisine.

The competition location will be emailed to participants.

To register, click here. The deadline to register is Wednesday, Aug. 4.

Family Day on Aug. 14

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Student Affairs is hosting Family Day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 14 to welcome families back to campus. The event will feature campus tours, lunch and games.
To register, click here.
The deadline to register is Wednesday, Aug. 11.