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Esports Team Reveals New Jerseys

Kettering University Esports is a varsity level sport with teams that play Overwatch, Smash Ultimate, R6 Siege and Rocket League. A team for Valorant is coming this fall.

Scholarships worth up to $4,000 annually are offered to incoming students who tryout and make one of the teams.

The team is a member of a National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE) as well as a founding member of the Michigan esports Conference (MEC).

Current team members recently released a video revealing the new team jerseys.

Will Page, Class of 2020

2020 Alumnus Publishes Paper at International Conference

Will Page (’20, IE) published a paper at the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers’ Second International Conference on Human-Machine Systems (IEEE ICHMS), which will be Sept. 8-10 in Magdeburg, Germany. The paper, “Advancing Human Adoption of Technology,” will be available in the next edition of IEEE’s Xplore.

Page is now a project manager at Light Guide Systems, an industrial automation company, based in Wixom, MI.

Dr. Raghu Echempati, professor of mechanical engineering

Echempati Named Honorary Professor at Indian University

Mechanical Engineering Professor Dr. Raghu Echempati has been appointed an honorary faculty member in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology in Guwahati, India.

Echempati received this honor for his work with IIT’s Ph.D. students, speaking at their conferences, giving guest lectures and working on joint research papers. The appointment lasts two years.

More than 50 employers were at the 2021 Summer Employment Fair.

2021 Summer Employment Fair

Students had the chance to interview with nearly 50 employers during the 2021 Summer Employment Fair on campus on August 10.

Participating employers included General Motors, Phillips, Bosch, Michigan Sugar Co., Borg Warner, and more.