Fall 2014 Week 1 Challenge - Bean Bag Launcher Winners

The Week 1 Innovation Quest saw 10 teams participate to win $100 for the bean bag launcher competition. Simon Choukran and Andrew Andersen won the competition with Jackie Letarte and Joseph Zolinski finishing close in second.

Come to the Great Court next Wednesday during lunch hour to participate in the Week 2 competition.

Magic Fall 2014 Schedule

Here's the Magic Schedule for B-Section, Fall 2014. Magic takes place every Wednesday at 12:20 p.m.

October 8, Room-A
October 15, Room-A
October 22, Room-A
October 29, Room-A
November 5, Room-A
November 12, Room-A
November 19, Room-A
November 26, Room-A
December 3, Room-A
December 10, Room-A

Innovation Quest - Every Wednesday (Lunch Hour)

Welcome to the first week of the Fall 2014 term. Kick off the Innovation Quest Fall 2014 term with our tweaked Hacky Sack Challenge. Launch the sack projectile into the targets using mouse traps, rubber bands, tape and more to win $100 in the first week of the competition.

Take part this week, and every week, at 12:20 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Great Court.

Welcome Week Events

Welcome back to Kettering University! There will be events all week sponsored by KSG, Residence Life and Student Life.


Mango Languages Day

Celebrate the Library's free language learning database, Mango Languages, on first Tuesday, October 7, at 11:45 a.m. in the Great Court.

A specialist will be here to show you the ropes and give away freebies.

Community Service Fair

Faculty, staff and students are invited to attend the Community Service Fair, on October 15 from 11:00 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Sunset Cafe, to learn about service opportunities in the Flint Area. There will be opportunity to win some door prizes as well as have lunch as you learn about volunteer opportunities.

For more information contact Myra Lumpkin.

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.

Email questions to

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.