Sex Trafficking Awareness, Prevention Presentation on Wednesday




The Pride Alliance is partnering with the Prism Project to provide an educational presentation on child trafficking prevention and awareness from 12:20 to 1:20 p.m., tomorrow, Dec. 1, in the Sunset Room of the Campus Center.

The Prism Project is a long-term safe house for minors who are victims of sex trafficking. They receive comprehensive care to help them heal and thrive in life after rescue.

Lunch will be provided to the first 25 students who attend.

Bulldog Movie Night on Thursday


Space Jam


Bulldog Movie Night will feature “Space Jam: A New Legacy” at 8:30 p.m., this Thursday, Dec. 2 in the Sunset Room.

Free popcorn and refreshments will be available.

Toast to the Tassel on Dec. 8




The Toast to the Tassel Senior Reception for B-Section Senior III students will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m., next Wednesday, Dec. 8, in the Founders Room on the fifth floor of the Campus Center.

The event dress code is business dress.

To RSVP, email

Holiday Tree Lighting on Wednesday


Faculty, staff and students are invited to join University President Dr. Robert K. McMahan and First Lady Karen McMahan for the Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration from 3:30 to 5 p.m. tomorrow, Dec. 1, in the Great Court of the Campus Center.

Refreshments will be served.

SWE Honors Professor with Engaged Advocate Award




Dr. Diane Peters, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, has been selected as one of the recipients of the Engaged Advocate award for 2022.

This honor is awarded by the Society of Women Engineers to people who contribute to the advancement or acceptance of women in engineering.

Peters will be presented with the award in March at the WE Local Conference in Des Moines, Iowa.

KDS December Special Events




The following are KDS special events for December:

  • Dec. 1: Tree lighting at 3:30 p.m. in the Great Court of the Campus Center with cookies and hot chocolate
  • Dec. 2: “Space Jam”-themed dinner from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Sunrise Cafe
  • Dec. 8: National Brownie Day
  • Dec. 13: National Hot Chocolate Day
  • Dec. 15: Late Night Breakfast at 8 p.m. in the Great Court; only breakfast and lunch served at the Sunrise Cafe
  • Dec. 19: First day of winter break

FSO Tickets Available for Feb. 12 Show


The Flint Symphony Orchestra will perform Aaron Copland’s “Appalachian Spring: Suite” and Edvard Greg’s “Piano Concerto, op. 16, A Minor” at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 12, at the Whiting Auditorium.

Tickets are available in the Student Affairs Office on the third floor of the Campus Center to students, faculty and staff for $5 each.

Kettering External Relations is hosting a pre-concert gathering at 6 p.m. at the Flint Institute of Music (FIM) with complimentary hors d’oeuvres and refreshments, and a program discussion from FIM piano instructor Dr. Quincy Dobbs.

For more information, contact Jack Stock at ext. 7873 or

Upcoming SAC Speaker




The Student Alumni Council (SAC) welcomes you to an Alumni Speaker Event with Shana Downs ’08 at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 9, in the Cowger Board Room on the second floor of the Campus Center.
Downs is the Director of Sales and Channel Management at May Mobility, an autonomous shuttle bus developer. In her role, she is responsible for finding partners and customers to invest in the shuttles. Downs previously worked at Goodyear as a senior business development manager.
She earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering in 2008 from Kettering University, where she volunteers as a mentor, alumni admissions ambassador and head of the Kettering/GMI Alumni Association’s Student Recruitment Committee. She earned a Master’s in Business Administration from Harvard University in 2012.
A boxed lunch will be provided upon the completion of this event. RSVP is required. Seating is limited to the first 25 students.
To RSVP, click here.
To watch virtually, click here.

Register for Women’s Empowerment, Leadership Workshop


Kettering GlobalX is having a Women’s Empowerment and Leadership Workshop from 3 to 5 p.m., Feb. 17-March 24.

The weekly online workshop, which is tailored to women in a variety of leadership roles, is designed to encourage self-reflection while providing the knowledge, techniques and language necessary to overcome obstacles we create for ourselves that prevent us from achieving our leadership best.

Content is delivered in an online course format, accompanied by weekly live sessions with the facilitator. The two-hour sessions are delivered online, once a week for five weeks. Lively interactions between participants and the presenter are encouraged. Participants also can schedule individual appointments with the presenter for feedback.

Dr. Stacee L. Reicherzer, licensed professional counselor, will be the presenter. She wrote “The Healing Otherness Handbook: Overcome the Trauma of Identity-based Bullying and Find Power in Your Difference.” Reicherzer also is the supervisor of clinical mental health counseling interns at a clinical facility at Southern New Hampshire University.

Kettering employees receive a reduced rate of $300 to attend. To register, click here.

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