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.
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!
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder will be attending and speaking at the grand opening ceremony for the FIRST Robotics Community Center at Kettering University at 2 p.m. Sept. 19.
Please note: Some parking spaces behind the Academic Building will be reserved for event guests. Faculty and staff may be asked to park in Lot EE and Lot #3 adjacent to the Mott Building.
The FIRST Robotics Community Center at Kettering University will be unveiled at a special event at 2 p.m. Friday, September 19, in the center, which is located in space that was previously the old gymnasium in the Academic Building. All students, faculty and staff are invited. Read more about the FIRST Center.
On September 12, Kettering University inducted four new members into Upsilon Pi Epsilon, the national computer science honor society. Pictured (left to right) are Vice President: Garrick Brazil, President: Alison Chan, and new members: Mitchell Duncan, Jacob Fairbairn, Natalie Eliachevsky, and Devin Holland.
Join KSG in the Great Court or Pool (weather permitting) to celebrate Constitution Day on September 17 during lunch. There will be games, prizes, and light snacks.
Please join us for a CETL Teaching & Learning Workshop.
The half-day workshop will include:
Breakfast with Champions
Remarks on Becoming a Learning University
Lightning Learning Sessions
Concurrent Learning Sessions
The workshop will be held Wednesday, September 24 from 8 a.m. until noon in the Sunset Room of the Campus Center.
Please RSVP by September 19.
The HoverCraft Challenge was difficult due to the time constraints, but the winners were able to make their hovercraft float across the floor of the Great Court. Winners of the Challenge were: Li Dang, Mahesh Kabra and Jiagi Huang.
The Innovation Super Quest will be held Week 10 Wednesday at the Pool in the Recreation Center at 6:30 p.m. The challenge will be Cardboard Boats and you must have a team of two or more to compete. Please contact Patrick Jenuwine to register!
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Join us Wednesday, September 10, at 12:20 p.m. in 2-225 AB,to hear our last Student Alumni Council Bulldog Insights speakers Norm Szydlowski '74 in his talk titled, "Iraq - Engineers Rebuilding the Energy Infrastructure (while dodging bullets)."
Norm is Retired CEO of SemGroup Corporation and will speak about his experience as Senior Consultant to the Iraqi Ministry of Oil in 2004.
The Mousetrap challenge saw some interesting designs to propel the vehicle using just traps, strings and rubber bands. The stand out winners were Youssef Najjar and Max More.
Previous challenge winners, do not forget to sign up for the Week 10 Innovation SuperQuest Challenge: Cardboard Boats!