Blackboard System Outage

The Blackboard system will be upgraded on Saturday, October 4 at 5 p.m. through Sunday, October 5 at 7 a.m. Blackboard will be inaccessible during this period; users should plan their access accordingly.

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Gaming Night in the Library

Join the Library 3rd Week Wednesday (October 22) from 5:30-9 p.m. for Gaming Night in the Library! Challenge your friends to Ping Pong, Rock Band2, Dance Central2, Xbox360 Kinect Sports and many other games on the Wii, PlayStation3 or Xbox 360. 

If board games or cards are more your style, we have those too! Have another favorite? Bring it with you to share! Come for the free food and entertainment, and return for our excellent library resources.

Gaming Night is sponsored by FOLA - Friends of the Library and Archives.

Talk Nerdy to Me, The Craft of Presenting

CETL and i2e present Penn State University Professor and TED talk presenter, Melissa Marshall, who will conduct a workshop on designing presentation slides and effective strategies for structuring research presentations on Friday, October 24, from 8:30-11:30 a.m. in the Gold Room, Campus Center.

Whether in the classroom or on the podium at a conference, bullet (points) kill. Learn how the Assertion-Evidence technique can improve student tech transfer.

The workshop, "Talk Nerdy to Me, The Craft of Presenting," is open to all faculty and staff. RSVP to Theresa Atkinson at

An all-campus lunch hour talk will also be held at 12:20 p.m. in 2-225 AB.

Save the date: Flu Shot Clinic

Walgreens will hold a flu shot clinic on October 21 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the Wellness Center, next to BJ's Lounge. The cost is $25 for anyone with no coverage by medical insurance.  We suggest that staff and students alike take advantage of this opportunity to keep the campus and your homes safe from illness.  Do all that you can to keep a well campus this fall and winter.

New Art Exhibit - Coming Soon

The Humanities Art Center will have a new exhibition starting October 27, titled "Winter 2014 Faculty, Staff and Partner Art Competition", which will run through January 2015.

This is a wonderful opportunity for Kettering students to see the artistic side of those who work right here on our campus!

The reception date is to be announced in the near future. Students are encouraged to come for free prize giveaways!

Easily find your textbook information

Did you know that the Undergraduate Course Schedule contains your class textbook information?

KDS Zero Section Hours

Wondering where to eat during Zero Section?

Kettering Dining Services begins Fall Zero Section hours on Saturday, September 27, at 1:30 p.m. Check out their Hours page for more information.

Ricky Brown named to Athletic Hall of Fame

Ricky Brown was a standout member of the Saginaw Valley State track & field team. He was one of the main driving forces behind the Cardinals claiming back-to-back NAIA Indoor National Championships in the 1982 & 1983 seasons. Among his many accomplishments during his career include 13 All-American honors, including being a member of seven different relay teams that claimed national championships.  Brown’s relay teams for the 1,600 meter and 3,200 meter relay still hold Saginaw Valley school records, both for indoor and outdoor. Ricky will be recognized at SVSU on Friday, September 26 at 7:30 p.m. For tickets or more information, contact Leslye Long at or 810-287-3335.

Innovation SuperQuest Winners

Innovation Quest for Summer 2014 came to a close with an amazing event at the Kettering University Recreation Center swimming pool. The SuperQuest challenge was to build cardboard boats that could be paddled the length of the pool twice.

Winners of the challenge were Li Dang, Mahesh Kabra, and Ridhan Riyal with the fastest time of 56 seconds.

The prize for best looking boat was won by Andrew Harris and Everett Owen.

Disney IE Presentation

Monday, September 22, representatives from Disney will be on campus to discuss Disney's Industrial Engineering opportunities. The presentation will take place in 2-225 AB and lunch will be provided. Please join us!