Editorial Style

Exceptions

  • “University” is always capitalized when referencing Kettering. Example: “The University is committed to community vitality.” 
  • All faculty and administration with academic Ph.Ds are referred to as “Dr.” upon first reference in communications materials.
  • All states are spelled out rather than using AP Style abbreviations. 
  • Names of all colleges and academic departments are always capitalized. Examples: College of Engineering; Department of Computer Science. 
  • Alumni and students are referred to by first name, last name and abbreviated class year upon first reference. Example: Mary Barra ’85. 
  • Official name of Kettering University’s president in written materials: Kettering University President Dr. Robert K. McMahan. 
  • Titles of administration in written materials examples: Dr. James Zhang, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs; Susan Davies, Vice President for University Advancement and External Relations; Dr. Craig Hoff, Founding Dean, College of Engineering.
  • The following are how to reference Kettering University cooperative and experiential education elements: 
    • Use cooperative education when referring to the model itself. 
    • Use Co-op when referring to a specific job. 
    • The actual department on campus is called Cooperative and Experiential Education. 
  • The University Avenue Corridor Coalition (UACC) is an independent organization founded by Kettering University that consists of community organizations, businesses and individual members. On first reference, the University Avenue Corridor Coalition should be spelled out in its entirety. On subsequent references within the same text, it should be referred to as UACC. 
  • Kettering University Online offers online master’s degrees and certificates in a format that allows professionals to take their careers to the next level. On first reference, it is referred to as Kettering University Online (KUO). On subsequent references, it can be abbreviated as KUO.”

Departments

  • College of Engineering
    • Department of Chemical Engineering
    • Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
    • Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
    • Department of Mechanical Engineering 
  • College of Science & Liberal Arts 
    • Department of Computer Science 
    • Department of Liberal Studies
    • Department of Mathematics 
    • Department of Natural Sciences
  • School of Management
  • Graduate School
  • Kettering University Online
    • Kettering GlobalX 

Facilities

Labs and facilities

  • Academic Building
  • Acoustic Lab
  • Advanced Machining Laboratory
  • Alumni Lounge 
  • B.J.’s Lounge 
  • Basic Machining Laboratory 
  • Bell Laboratories I and II 
  • The C.S. Mott Engineering and Science Center 
  • Campus Center 
  • Computer Simulation Laboratory 
  • The Connie and Jim John Recreation Center 
  • Control Systems Laboratory 
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  • The Dane and Mary Louise Miller Life Sciences and Bioengineering Laboratories 
  • Design for Manufacture and Assemble Studio 
  • ECE Corridor Labs
  • Einstein Bros. Bagels 
  • Ergonomics Laboratory 
  • Failure Analysis Laboratory 
  • The FIRST Robotics Community Center at Kettering University 
  • Flint Children’s Museum 
  • Foundry 
  • Frances Willson Thompson Hall 
  • The Gary and Kay Cowger Boardroom 
  • Harris Mobility Research Annex
  • Harris Recreation Fields 
  • Hougen Design Studio 
  • Humanities Art Center 
  • The Innovation Center at Kettering University 
  • International Room 
  • The Kettering University Crash Safety Center 
  • Kettering University’s Atwood Stadium 
  • Kettering University GM Mobility Research Center
  • The Learning Commons 
  • Materials Laboratory 
  • McKeachie Pavillion 
  • Metrology Laboratory 
  • Polymer Processing Laboratory 
  • Recreation Center 
  • Robotics and Computer Integrated Manufacturing Laboratory 
  • Special Projects Laboratory 
  • Sunrise Café 
  • Sunset Room 
  • T-Space 
  • Welding
  • Work Design Lab 

Terms & Abbreviations

List of Terms

  • Co-op
  • Esports
  • AutoDrive

Abbreviations

  • MRC (Kettering University GM Mobility Research Center)
  • AB (Academic Building)
  • UA (University Advancement)
  • CE (Chemical Engineering)
  • ME (Mechanical Engineering)
  • KUO (Kettering University Online)
  • SAC (Student Alumni Council) 
  • GMI (General Motors Institute) 
  • UMC (University Marketing & Communications)
  • Exceptions

    Exceptions

    • “University” is always capitalized when referencing Kettering. Example: “The University is committed to community vitality.” 
    • All faculty and administration with academic Ph.Ds are referred to as “Dr.” upon first reference in communications materials.
    • All states are spelled out rather than using AP Style abbreviations. 
    • Names of all colleges and academic departments are always capitalized. Examples: College of Engineering; Department of Computer Science. 
    • Alumni and students are referred to by first name, last name and abbreviated class year upon first reference. Example: Mary Barra ’85. 
    • Official name of Kettering University’s president in written materials: Kettering University President Dr. Robert K. McMahan. 
    • Titles of administration in written materials examples: Dr. James Zhang, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs; Susan Davies, Vice President for University Advancement and External Relations; Dr. Craig Hoff, Founding Dean, College of Engineering.
    • The following are how to reference Kettering University cooperative and experiential education elements: 
      • Use cooperative education when referring to the model itself. 
      • Use Co-op when referring to a specific job. 
      • The actual department on campus is called Cooperative and Experiential Education. 
    • The University Avenue Corridor Coalition (UACC) is an independent organization founded by Kettering University that consists of community organizations, businesses and individual members. On first reference, the University Avenue Corridor Coalition should be spelled out in its entirety. On subsequent references within the same text, it should be referred to as UACC. 
    • Kettering University Online offers online master’s degrees and certificates in a format that allows professionals to take their careers to the next level. On first reference, it is referred to as Kettering University Online (KUO). On subsequent references, it can be abbreviated as KUO.”
  • Departments

    Departments

    • College of Engineering
      • Department of Chemical Engineering
      • Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
      • Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
      • Department of Mechanical Engineering 
    • College of Science & Liberal Arts 
      • Department of Computer Science 
      • Department of Liberal Studies
      • Department of Mathematics 
      • Department of Natural Sciences
    • School of Management
    • Graduate School
    • Kettering University Online
      • Kettering GlobalX 
  • Facilities

    Facilities

    Labs and facilities

    • Academic Building
    • Acoustic Lab
    • Advanced Machining Laboratory
    • Alumni Lounge 
    • B.J.’s Lounge 
    • Basic Machining Laboratory 
    • Bell Laboratories I and II 
    • The C.S. Mott Engineering and Science Center 
    • Campus Center 
    • Computer Simulation Laboratory 
    • The Connie and Jim John Recreation Center 
    • Control Systems Laboratory 
    • d.space.0; d.space.1; d.space.2; d.space.3; d.space.4; d.space.5 
    • The Dane and Mary Louise Miller Life Sciences and Bioengineering Laboratories 
    • Design for Manufacture and Assemble Studio 
    • ECE Corridor Labs
    • Einstein Bros. Bagels 
    • Ergonomics Laboratory 
    • Failure Analysis Laboratory 
    • The FIRST Robotics Community Center at Kettering University 
    • Flint Children’s Museum 
    • Foundry 
    • Frances Willson Thompson Hall 
    • The Gary and Kay Cowger Boardroom 
    • Harris Mobility Research Annex
    • Harris Recreation Fields 
    • Hougen Design Studio 
    • Humanities Art Center 
    • The Innovation Center at Kettering University 
    • International Room 
    • The Kettering University Crash Safety Center 
    • Kettering University’s Atwood Stadium 
    • Kettering University GM Mobility Research Center
    • The Learning Commons 
    • Materials Laboratory 
    • McKeachie Pavillion 
    • Metrology Laboratory 
    • Polymer Processing Laboratory 
    • Recreation Center 
    • Robotics and Computer Integrated Manufacturing Laboratory 
    • Special Projects Laboratory 
    • Sunrise Café 
    • Sunset Room 
    • T-Space 
    • Welding
    • Work Design Lab 
  • Terms & Abbreviations

    Terms & Abbreviations

    List of Terms

    • Co-op
    • Esports
    • AutoDrive

    Abbreviations

    • MRC (Kettering University GM Mobility Research Center)
    • AB (Academic Building)
    • UA (University Advancement)
    • CE (Chemical Engineering)
    • ME (Mechanical Engineering)
    • KUO (Kettering University Online)
    • SAC (Student Alumni Council) 
    • GMI (General Motors Institute) 
    • UMC (University Marketing & Communications)