Weekly Download, September 13, 2022

Hello, Students! Here's this week's student news. Please visit the student blog for more news. If you have suggestions, news, or info to share in the Weekly Download, please email computing@mtu.edu. Have a great week!

Student News Roundup

Find more student news on the College of Computing student blog.

National Science Foundation

Wondering how to get funding for Graduate School? An info session for seniors and graduate students about how to apply for the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) is Sep. 16, 3 p.m., in Rekhi 214. More info.

Society of Women Engineers logo

Society of Women Engineers Evening with Industry: Tues., Sep. 20, 4:30-8 p.m., Memorial Union, Ballroom A. Students who register by midnight on September 10 attend free. More info.

MUB Board logo

Need fresh, new dorm decor? Want to spice up your house walls a little? September 12-16, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. each day, the Memorial Union Board will be selling posters, postcards, tapestries, fairy lights, and more! MUB basement. More info.

Michigan Tech Husky logo

Graduate students can have their complimentary professional portrait taken by University Marketing and Communications (UMC) at one of the following sessions: Monday, Oct. 3, 1-3 p.m. and Tuesday, Oct. 4, 1-3 p.m. Schedule an appointmentMore info.

Naval Nuclear Lab logo

 The Naval Nuclear Laboratory is seeking applications for entry-level positions available across its Fleet Support community in: 1) power plant electrical systems engineering, and 2) electrical, computer, and software engineering.

Wayne Gersie

Talk: How Diversity Supports Innovation with Dr. Wayne Gersie, vice president for diversity and inclusion, Sep.15, 4-5 p.m., Fisher 325. More info.

Career Fair

Students enrolled in the College of Computing (CC) and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) are invited to a Career Fair mixer on Sep. 20, 4-5:30 p.m., in the Rozsa Center. Students will have the opportunity to talk with representatives of major employers that are seeking to hire CC and ECE graduates. More info.

Computing[MTU] Showcase

The College of Computing and the Institute of Computing and Cybersystems (ICC) will host a research poster session on Oct. 10, 1-3 pm, in MUB Ballroom A. All students are invited to submit research posters. Prizes will be awarded. Submit posters by Sep. 30,12 am. More info.

Law Gavel

Are you considering a law career? Want to learn more? A representative from the MSU College of Law will be on campus Thursday, September 15, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., in Room 204 of the Academic Office Building. Open to all majors and years. More info.

College of Computing Enrollment Increases 13.6%

College of Computing Growth Trends

The College of Computing is pleased to share that enrollment in computing programs has grown 13.6% over last year, marking the second consecutive year of greater than 10% growth, and 95% growth in computing programs since 2014. Total fall 2022 computing enrollment is 993.

“This isn’t a fluke. It continues a decade-long trend of computing enrollment growth at Michigan Tech, which is due to the hard work of everyone in the College of Computing, along with our colleagues in enrollment management, marketing, and the registrar’s office,” said Dennis Livesay, Dave House Dean of Computing. More info.

College Lectures and Events

College News

Computing Learning Center

Computing Learning Center schedule

Don't wait until the final crunch. The College of Computing Learning Center (CCLC), on the first floor of Rekhi Hall, Room 118, is staffed by upper-level undergraduate students and supported by the College of Computing. The friendly CCLC coaches are available to help succeed in your computing courses. No appointments are necessary. Free. Open to all students taking computing classes. This fall, the Learning Center is open Sunday-Friday according to the schedule below.

Academic Calendar

FALL 2022

  • View the full Academic Calendar
  • Monday, Aug 29: Instruction Begins
  • Monday, Sep 05: Labor Day Recess
  • Friday, Sep 09, 12 pm: K-day Recess
  • Monday, Sep 12: Classes Resume
  • Wednesday, Sep 21, 12 am: Career Fair
  • Wednesday, Sep 21, 2 pm: Career Fair Recess
  • Wednesday, Sep 21, 4 pm: Classes Resume
  • Friday, Oct 07, 3 pm: Homecoming Recess
  • Sunday, Oct 23, 12 pm: Spring/Summer Registration Begins    
  • Sunday, Nov 13, 11:59 pm:     Spring/Summer Registration Ends
  • Friday, Nov 18,10 pm: Thanksgiving Recess Begins
  • Monday, Nov 28: Classes Resume
  • Friday, Dec 09: Last Day of Regular Classes
  • Monday, Dec 12: Final Exam Period
  • Friday, Dec 16: Fall Semester Ends
  • Saturday, Dec 17: Midyear Commencement

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