Save the Date: Distinguished Faculty Speaker Dr. Janet Brelin-Fornari

Dr. Janet Brelin-FornariAs part of Engineers Week, Dr. Janet Brelin-Fornari will be the CETL Distinguished Faculty Speaker on Thursday, February 26 at 12:20 p.m. in 2-225 AB. Dr. Brelin-Fornari will discuss "Don't Forget about Crash Safety when Preparing for the Family Vacation."

All faculty, staff and students are invited. Lunch will be served.

Kettering Students are State Champs!

Kettering University students took honors at Collegiate DECA’s State Career Development Conference held in Battle Creek MI, February 6-8. Kettering University’s chapter went head to head against students from University of Michigan, Michigan State University, University of Pittsburg, Oakland University, Northwood, Davenport (Grand Rapids), and Delta College. This year fourteen Kettering students captured 13 awards: four in first place, one second place, and four in third place with 4 honorable mentions.

At the conference, students took exams, solved current and practical business case study problems, wrote business plans, and role-played with industry judges. Of the sixteen Kettering students who competed this year, fourteen were new to Collegiate DECA and six were either engineering or applied math students. The below honors qualify the students to attend the International Collegiate DECA Career Development Conference in Orlando, Florida, April 17 - 21.

First Place
Matthew Pawelski (Freshman in Business Administration) in Restaurant and Food Service Management
Thomas Swanson (Sophomore in Business Administration) in Entrepreneurship – Growing a Small Business
Lauren Putnam (Freshman in Business Administration), Allison Putnam (Senior in Business Administration), and Jacob Sherwood (Senior in Mechanical Engineering) in Advertising Campaign
Matthew Pawelski (Freshman in Business Administration) in Marketing Management

Second Place
Madeline Geffert (Freshman in Business Administration) and Ross Person (Freshman in Business Administration) in Emerging Technology Marketing Strategies

Third Place
Alex Holder (Freshman in Applied Mathematics) in Professional Sales
Troy DeLong (Sophomore in Mechanical Engineering) and Harschal Patel (Freshman in Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering) in Business to Business Marketing Management
Jonathan Blanchard (Junior in Business Administration) and Matthew Stauffer (Junior in Business Administration and Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering) in Financial Statement Analysis
Matthew Cromer (Sophomore in Mechanical Engineering) and Hugo Rouquet (Freshman in Mechanical Engineering) in Business Ethics

Honorable Mentions
Honorable Mentions are placements between 4th and 6th place.
Madeline Geffert (Freshman in Business Administration) in Fashion Merchandising and Management
Ross Person (Freshman in Business Administration) in Corporate Finance
Jacob Sherwood (Senior in Mechanical Engineering) in Accounting
Matthew Cromer (Sophomore in Mechanical Engineering) in Executive Job Interview

Collegiate DECA is an entirely student-oriented organization focused on developing future business leaders. The four cornerstones of DECA are career awareness, civic consciousness, social intelligence, and leadership development with competitive events in Business, Design, Entrepreneurship, Finance & Accounting, Food Service & Culinary, Hospitality & Travel, Information Technology, Management, and Marketing & Sales. Besides the yearly State and International Career Development Conferences in the spring, Collegiate DECA also sponsors a yearly Leadership Conference in the fall.

Collegiate DECA is open to all Kettering students. To find out more about the two chapters, contact Professor Cayo.

Winter 2015 Final Exam Schedule

The final exam schedule for Winter term 2015 has been posted. It is available by course and by day & time.

Save the Date: Good Reads Book Club Discussion

Join the Library staff for a discussion of SciFi thriller "The Kraken Project" by Douglas Preston.

Bring your lunch and thoughts to the Library on 9th Week Thursday (March 12) at 12:30 p.m.

Upgraded Video Streaming Platform

Effective Spring Term (April 6, 2015), Kettering is introducing an upgraded video streaming platform for Graduate courses. Due to this upgrade, DVDs and CDs will no longer be needed or distributed.

Contact KSG

Do you have questions, comments, concerns? You can now contact your Student Government at

Navy NUPOC Program Opportunity

The Nuclear Propulsion Officer Candidate Program (NUPOC) Opportunity

If you are interested in being part of one of the top nuclear programs on earth, look into the NUPOC program. It offers up to $168,300 while finishing your degree, providing a regular monthly income ranging from $3,280 to $5,610 for up to 30 months prior to your graduation. That includes a generous military salary, a food allowance, plus a housing allowance that is based upon the location of the school you attend. You’ll also enjoy comprehensive military health-care benefits – with no uniforms, no drilling requirements and no service obligation until you graduate.

From there, you’ll begin the process of being commissioned as a Navy Nuclear Officer and take on unrivaled training and professional responsibilities. Through this highly competitive program, there are opportunities in any of four career focus areas. Learn more about those areas, the specific qualification requirements and the specific offers related to each:

Submarine Officer (Nuclear Submarines)
Surface Warfare Officer (Nuclear Aircraft Carriers)
Naval Reactors Engineer
Naval Nuclear Power School Instructor

Basic Eligibility: Be a U.S. Citizen, within 30 months of graduation, 1 year of Calculus, and 1 year of Calculus-based Physics. Be physically qualified by Navy standards.

Get more information or an application.

Or contact:

Lieutenant Jesse Hermsen
Navy Nuclear Propulsion, Civil Engineering, and Chaplain Programs
Cell: (313) 304-9611 (Preferred)
Office: (734) 769-0054

Winter 2015 grades

Get information on when Undergraduate and Graduate mid-term and final grades are due for Winter 2015.

Fitbit Winner

All the students who utilized the new Student Services Center during the first two weeks of the term were automatically entered into a drawing for a Fitbit. The winner had been selected.

Haley Luxton
You're our lucky winner!

Saturday Math House Starts 2nd Week

Saturday Math House

Sponsored by the KCP Initiatives

Tutors: Shawn Rolle & Angenika Curtis
Subject: Pre-Calc., Calc. I,  II, & III
Email: &

Starting 2nd Week
Saturday, January 24 -  Saturday, March 21
Every Saturday Until The End Of The Term!

BUC Lounge

Time: 1 - 3 p.m.