Save the Date: Gaming Night in the Library

Join the Library 3rd Week Wednesday (April 22) from 5:30 to 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. Build the LEGO Technic Tow Truck or test your skill at building a card castle.

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 subs, snacks, and entertainment. Return for our excellent library resources including DVDs, music, and the library’s graphic novel collection.

Gaming Night is sponsored by FOLA - Friends of the Library and Archives.

Construction Season Has Begun

You may have noticed orange barrels popping up lately, especially on the highways. MDOT has begun preparations for spring and summer road construction projects.

MDOT has just released an update on the work that will resume April 8 on I-69 and end in November 2015. It will affect travel both east and west, requiring lane closures and detours. Read more.

Get information on all construction projects.

2015-2016 Kettering University Holidays


The following dates have been designated as 2015-2016 Kettering University holidays. Kettering will be closed for business on these dates: 

  • Friday, July 3, 2015 
  • Monday, September 7, 2015 
  • Thursday, November 26 & Friday, November 27, 2015 
  • Thursday, December 24 & Friday December 25, 2015
  • Monday, December 28, 2015 through Friday, January 1, 2016 
  • Monday, May 30, 2016 

In addition, regular employees are eligible for two floating holidays that may be scheduled with manager’s advance approval.

More holiday information is available at the Human Resource website.


Nominate An Outstanding Professor

Now is the time to nominate your professor for the CETL Teaching Awards. Consider nominations for the Outstanding Teaching Award, Faculty Distinguished Citizenship Award, or Tutt Award for Innovation in Teaching. Please start the nomination process now.

Calling All Bulldogs! April 6 - May 28

We are seeking energetic and dependable student employees to contact Kettering alumni and invite their financial support to the university.

Phonathon employment will help you build skills and enhance your resume by adding conversational skills, fundraising knowledge and public-relations experience. 

For more information contact Starr Cornell at extension 9759 or

Microsoft DreamSpark

Microsoft DreamSpark

Dream Big. Develop Bigger. Get started creating your dreams and the next big breakthrough in technology.

Upsilon Pi Epsilon, Winter 2015 Induction Ceremonies

On February 19, the Kettering University chapter of Upsilon Pi Epsilon, the computer science honor society, inducted two new members.

Pictured (left to right): current UPE members Jason Ethington, Mitch Duncan, and Alison Chan; new UPE member Stephen Morawski, current UPE member Jessica Curtis, new UPE member Kyle Fagan, UPE faculty advisor Dr. Jim Huggins.

More information.

Pledge of the Computing Professional

On February 20, the Kettering chapter of The Pledge of the Computing Professional inducted two new members. Pictured below are new members Yago Fontoura Do Rosario and Natalie Eliachevsky.

More information on The Pledge.

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

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.