The Kettering Entrepreneur Society (KES) would like to congratulate Jace Stokes, Will Stokes, Andre Ray and Nathan Butler for receiving the KES Seed Grant for their excellent idea and innovation. The KES Seed Grant winners are selected by a team of their peers to pursue a particular venture of their interest.
Jace Stokes and Will Stokes founded Rod, Gun & Bow LLC where they will provide a platform that will connect outdoorsmen and land owners together to exchange goods/services. Andre Ray is the founder and CEO of Grandeur Studios where he will create well-made replicas for movie, video games and pop culture fans. Nathan Butler is the founder of Lights of the Round Table, LLC, where he intends to build the first Digital Light Workstation that will be more flexible and easily programmed compared to its Digital Audio Workstation counterpart.
All are invited to join us at our weekly meetings every Thursday at 8 PM in the KES Idea Room, 5th Floor CC. Please visit KESociety.com for more information.
The final exam schedules for Summer 2015 are now available. Read more.
A free workshop on “Starting a Business” will be presented at Kettering University in Flint on Monday, August 10 from 2-5 p.m.
"Starting a Business" is designed for individuals who are considering self-employment, or who may be at the beginning stages of starting a business. This introductory workshop covers the process of starting and operating a business, evaluating market potential for products/services, costs and financing options, plus business planning. Every registered attendee will receive a copy of the 60 page book “Guide to Starting and Operating a Small Business.”
There is no fee for the “Starting a Business” seminar but advance and separate registration for each individual is required. Online registration and class description are available.
This workshop is presented by the I-69 Trade Corridor Region of the Michigan Small Business Development Center (MI-SBDC) located at Kettering University. The regional office is part of a statewide organization funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U. S. Small Business Administration, providing no cost counseling, training, information-based planning assistance, and resources for any new ventures, existing and growing businesses, and innovative technology ventures.
For more information, visit the MI-SBDC website at www.SBDCMichigan.org or call the I-69 Trade Corridor regional office in Flint: 810-762-9660.
Eligible students are invited to attend the Summer Employment Fair on Tuesday, August 4,held in the International Room.
The fair is open from 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Interviews will be held following the fair from 1:30 - 4:40 p.m.
Dr. Stanley (ME) is Kettering’s martial arts instructor. Dr. Stanley has over 32 years of martial arts experience; he holds a 3rd degree black belt in traditional karate and a 4th degree Purple belt in BJJ."
Classes start week #2 and will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6 – 7:30 p.m. in the Aerobics room of the Recreation Center. Both striking and Brazilian Jiu Jitzu (BJJ) will be taught.
Undergraduate mid-term grades for summer 2015 are due Monday, August 24, 2015 at noon.
Undergraduate and Graduate final grades for summer 2015 are due Friday, October 2, 2015 at noon.
Note: Grades are not official and available until Monday, October 5, 2015 at 5:00 p.m.