Save the Date: Distinguished Faculty Speaker: Dr. Ron Kumon

Dr. Ron KumonAll faculty, staff, and students are invited to the Distinguished Faculty Speaker Series on Thursday, March 19 at 12:20 p.m. in Room 2-225 AB. Dr. Ron Kumon, Assistant Professor of Physics will speak about "In Search of Targeted Cancer Treatment: Magnetic Fluid Hyperthermia and Ultrasound-Mediated Therapies."

Lunch will be provided.

New Course Offerings from Chemistry for Spring 2015 term

In an effort to offer additional course options for Kettering students, the Chemistry Department announces newly added classes for Spring 2015 term.

Nuclear Propulsion Officer Candidate Program (NUPOC)

If you are interested in being part of one of the top nuclear programs on earth, look into the NUPOC program. It offers up to $168,300 while finishing your degree, providing a regular monthly income ranging from $3,280 to $5,610 for up to 30 months prior to your graduation. That includes a generous military salary, a food allowance, plus a housing allowance that is based upon the location of the school you attend. With Submarine and Nuclear Aircraft Carrier you will receive a $15,000 signing bonus.  You’ll also enjoy comprehensive military health-care benefits – with no uniforms, no drilling requirements and no service obligation until you graduate.

From there, you’ll begin the process of being commissioned as a Navy Nuclear Officer and take on unrivaled training and professional responsibilities. Through this highly competitive program, there are opportunities in any of four career focus areas:

Submarine Officer (Nuclear Submarines)
Surface Warfare Officer (Nuclear Aircraft Carriers)
Naval Reactors Engineer
Naval Nuclear Power School Instructor

Basic Eligibility: Be a U.S. Citizen, within 30 months of graduation, 1 year of Calculus, and 1 year of Calculus-based Physics. Be physically qualified by Navy standards.  Open to seniors, juniors, and sophomores.

Get more information or an application.

Please let me know when you would like to schedule an appointment to discuss the scholarship. I look forward to hearing from you.

Thank you,
Lieutenant Jesse Hermsen
NRD Michigan
Navy Nuclear Propulsion, Civil Engineering, and Chaplain Programs
2144 S. State St., Ste. D, Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Cell: (313) 304-9611 (Preferred)
Office: (734) 769-0054

2015 Recycle Challenge

Please help Kettering University regain our title against U of M Flint, Baker College, and Mott Community College as most pounds of recycling per student champion! Bring all recyclables to bin on east side of Bell Tower Courtyard.

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Commencement Information

Attention eligible students planning on attending the June 20 Commencement Ceremony:

Please refer to the commencement webpage for information regarding the ceremony, ordering regalia, etc. Further questions or concerns regarding the commencement ceremony may be directed to the Commencement Hotline at (810) 762-9865. For questions regarding graduation requirements and eligibility to attend commencement, refer to the Registrar's Graduation Information webpage.

Spring 2015 Drop/Add Dates

Undergraduate web drop/add for the Spring 2015 term begins Sunday, March 29, at 12:01 a.m. and ends Friday, April 10, 2015, at 5:00 p.m.

Submit Your Technician Classifieds!

The Technician ClassifiedsThe Technician is now running Classified ads! For the 3rd edition only, they are free to publish.

Suggested topics include items for sale (such as cars or textbooks), rooms for rent, or searching for roommates. If you have any questions, please email Erin Boyse at Submit your ads to Ads will be published in the 3rd edition, on stands 10th week.

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.

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.

Winter 2015 Final Exam Schedule

The final exam schedule for Winter term 2015 has been posted. It is available by course and by day & time.