Fall 2014 Week 2 Innovation Quest Winners: Hang Time Challenge

The winners of the Hangtime Challenge were Adit Agarwal, Bruno Viera, Mihir Mistry and Andrew Andersen. They built a catapult mechanism which launched their parachute over Level 4 wall in the Great Court and stayed afloat for 11 seconds.

To take part in next week's Innovation Quest, turn up on Week 3 Wednesday during Lunch hour in the Great Court, CC.

Academic Excellence Workshop Schedule

The Academic Excellence Workshop schedule is available for Fall Term 2014.

PRE-CALC, CALC I & II - Hilniqua Gibson
Monday, October 20 — Monday, December 8
7:15 – 9:15 p.m.
BUC Lounge, 5th fl. CC
Also available by appointment by emailing

MECH 100 - Daniel Evans
Tuesday, October 21 — Tuesday, December 9
6 – 8 p.m.
Heritage N, 4th fl. CC
Also available by appointment by emailing

CHEM I35 & 137– Michael Thomas
Wednesday, October 22 — Wednesday, December 10
6 – 8 p.m.
Heritage S, 4th fl. CC
Also available by appointment by emailing

True Kettering Luncheon

The True Kettering Committee, which includes representatives from the student body, faculty and staff, would like to invite the entire campus community to a special lunch that will include the unveiling of the new Campus Master Plan on Oct. 16 in the International Room.

Please note: The Sunrise Cafe will be closed from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free lunch for students, faculty and staff will be available outside the International Room beginning at 11:30 a.m. The Sunset Room and Einstein Bros Bagels will both remain open.

The lunchtime presentation will begin at approximately 12:20 p.m. President McMahan will discuss the Campus Master Plan and share some of the renderings and models.

Saturday Math House

Tutors: Chadwin Hanna & Michael Cooper
Subject: Pre-Calc., Calc. I,  II , & III, Diff EQ & Numerical Method

When: Starting 2nd Week Sat., Oct. 18, -  Sat., Dec. 13, 2014. Every Saturday until the end of the term!
Where: BUC Lounge at 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Email: &

Sponsored by the KCP Initiatives


Yoga Classes

The yoga class now meets at the group exercise room on the 3rd floor of the Recreation Center at 6:45 p.m. on Tuesdays. Classes are free to students! Cost to faculty and staff is only $10/class or $55/6 classes. Come join!

2014 Fall Employment Fair

Kettering will be hosting the 2014 Fall Employment Fair on Tuesday, October 28. It is open to all current eligible students. If you have any questions or concerns, please come to the Co-op office in the Campus Center (4-100).

SAC Bulldog Insights: Mark Adamczyk '85

Join the Student Alumni Council for our first fall term Bulldog Insights lunchtime talk! Come hear alumnus, Mark Adamczyk '85, in his talk titled, "Managing Career Transitions - Navigating through Lay-offs, Restructurings and Down-Sizings." 

Mark's experiences include working on Wall Street with Fortune 500 companies and private equity firms, living abroad, attending Harvard Business School, and much more.

Come to 2-225 AB on Tuesday, October 21 at lunchtime. Food will be provided.

Calling all Bulldogs-Student Phonathon Begins!

We are seeking energetic and dependable student employees to contact Kettering alumni and invite their financial support to the university. Phonathon employment will help you build skills and enhance your resume by adding conversational skills, fundraising knowledge and public-relations experience. Learn more.

Let's Talk

Let's Talk will start Tuesday, October 14 from 6-7 p.m. in the Reflection Room, 5th fl. CC.

Let's Talk is designed for you to come and dialogue with other Kettering students, faculty, and staff members about your day-to-day issues in a spiritual perspective. Join us as you learn, grow and have fun. If you need additional information, please contact

Dr. Lonnie W. Brown
Kettering University, Chaplain

Kettering Impact Winner - Summer 2014

The Kettering Impact Summer 2014, for the first time, saw the competition run as two separate independent competitions:

1) KU-Impact Pitch Contest, and/or
2) KU-Impact Contract Bid Contest.

The winning idea for Kettering Impact Summer 2014 is by Ali Safavi. He won a total prize of $750. His idea to solve the Kettering communication problem incorporates assignment deadlines, exam dates, events, weekly meetings, scheduling, greek events, Intramural Sports event, etc. into separate communication mediums chosen by the individual student during registration. 

For the Contract Bid Contest, Garrick Brazil and Alan Xia won the $10,000 contract bid to comprehensively solve the Kettering Communication Problem. They will work on their solution to solve this problem during upcoming terms.

Congratulation to the winners and thank you to all the participants for making this a wonderful experience. Hope to see even better ideas next time around.