Spring 2015 Drop/Add Dates

Undergraduate web drop/add for the Spring 2015 term begins Sunday, March 19, at 12:01 a.m. and ends Friday, April 10, 2015, at 5:00 p.m.

Diversity Week - 8th Week

Diversity Week will be held 8th week. The week will kick-off Monday, March 2 in the Great Court from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. with free Diversity t-shirts and snacks. The week will include speakers, food, entertainment, local talent and information on various clubs and organizations.

Please check posters placed around campus for daily activities. Everyone is welcome to attend all events. For more information, please contact Ronni Isham, KSG Multi-Cultural Rep or Stephanie Jones, Diversity Initiatives, Office of Multi-Cultural Student Initiatives.

Experience European Cuisine

Chef JoseChef Jose, from Madrid, Spain, will prepare classic Spanish and European dishes to be served during lunch on Thursday, March 5 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Sunrise Cafe.

Tuition Waiver Deadline Soon

Reminder: All Tuition Waivers for Spring 2015 are due to HR by Sunday, March 1.

Summer 2015 Registration Information

The Registration Information packet, the Undergraduate Dynamic Class Schedule (Banner Web Course Scheduler) and the New Dynamic Class Schedule Summary (Complete Listing of Course Information) for Summer 2015 have been posted online and will also be posted in the hallway outside our office.

Save the Date: Bone Marrow Drive

A bone marrow drive will be hosted on March 4 in the Great Court from 2 - 8 p.m. It is sponsored by the Be The Match Foundation and is run by the Delta Tau Delta fraternity. Please come out and consider joining the registry to help save lives!

Engineers Week Service Saturday

We will be meeting in the Great Court at 9:00 a.m. for Service Saturday on February 28. We have an opportunity for a small group of students to go over to the Children's Museum and help with the exhibit change over. We also have an opportunity on campus in the Great Court for all students to help make blankets to donate to Project Linus. This organization makes and donates blankets to children in need. Please join us!

Become an FYE Peer Mentor

As a peer mentor you will contribute your experience on campus during your FYE 101 class. You will also be a resource for new students in need of advice. Students will need to fill out an application and attend a short interview (by appointment) with Shari Luck.

Learn more about becoming an FYE peer mentor.

Applications are due by 7th Friday (February 27) at noon.

Save the Date: Distinguished Faculty Speaker Dr. Janet Brelin-Fornari

Dr. Janet Brelin-FornariAs part of Engineers Week, Dr. Janet Brelin-Fornari will be the CETL Distinguished Faculty Speaker on Thursday, February 26 at 12:20 p.m. in 2-225 AB. Dr. Brelin-Fornari will discuss "Don't Forget about Crash Safety when Preparing for the Family Vacation."

All faculty, staff and students are invited. Lunch will be served.

Kettering Students are State Champs!

Kettering University students took honors at Collegiate DECA’s State Career Development Conference held in Battle Creek MI, February 6-8. Kettering University’s chapter went head to head against students from University of Michigan, Michigan State University, University of Pittsburg, Oakland University, Northwood, Davenport (Grand Rapids), and Delta College. This year fourteen Kettering students captured 13 awards: four in first place, one second place, and four in third place with 4 honorable mentions.

At the conference, students took exams, solved current and practical business case study problems, wrote business plans, and role-played with industry judges. Of the sixteen Kettering students who competed this year, fourteen were new to Collegiate DECA and six were either engineering or applied math students. The below honors qualify the students to attend the International Collegiate DECA Career Development Conference in Orlando, Florida, April 17 - 21.

First Place
Matthew Pawelski (Freshman in Business Administration) in Restaurant and Food Service Management
Thomas Swanson (Sophomore in Business Administration) in Entrepreneurship – Growing a Small Business
Lauren Putnam (Freshman in Business Administration), Allison Putnam (Senior in Business Administration), and Jacob Sherwood (Senior in Mechanical Engineering) in Advertising Campaign
Matthew Pawelski (Freshman in Business Administration) in Marketing Management

Second Place
Madeline Geffert (Freshman in Business Administration) and Ross Person (Freshman in Business Administration) in Emerging Technology Marketing Strategies

Third Place
Alex Holder (Freshman in Applied Mathematics) in Professional Sales
Troy DeLong (Sophomore in Mechanical Engineering) and Harschal Patel (Freshman in Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering) in Business to Business Marketing Management
Jonathan Blanchard (Junior in Business Administration) and Matthew Stauffer (Junior in Business Administration and Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering) in Financial Statement Analysis
Matthew Cromer (Sophomore in Mechanical Engineering) and Hugo Rouquet (Freshman in Mechanical Engineering) in Business Ethics

Honorable Mentions
Honorable Mentions are placements between 4th and 6th place.
Madeline Geffert (Freshman in Business Administration) in Fashion Merchandising and Management
Ross Person (Freshman in Business Administration) in Corporate Finance
Jacob Sherwood (Senior in Mechanical Engineering) in Accounting
Matthew Cromer (Sophomore in Mechanical Engineering) in Executive Job Interview

Collegiate DECA is an entirely student-oriented organization focused on developing future business leaders. The four cornerstones of DECA are career awareness, civic consciousness, social intelligence, and leadership development with competitive events in Business, Design, Entrepreneurship, Finance & Accounting, Food Service & Culinary, Hospitality & Travel, Information Technology, Management, and Marketing & Sales. Besides the yearly State and International Career Development Conferences in the spring, Collegiate DECA also sponsors a yearly Leadership Conference in the fall.

Collegiate DECA is open to all Kettering students. To find out more about the two chapters, contact Professor Cayo.