Celebrate Innovation Day 2018, November 16

Posted by on Oct 29, 2018 in Events, Spirit and Traditions |

Celebrate the first annual Innovation Day next month!

See why we’re the university that is #1 in innovation — join us for hands-on activities and demos, and meet the innovators that boost us to that title. Plus, Reggie Watts, a musician known for his improvised musical Acappella sets, will be on the Coca-Cola Sun Deck at the end of the day.

Innovation Day 2018
Friday, November 16, 2018
3 p.m.
Sun Devil Stadium (STAD), Tempe campus [map]
Register for Innovation Day

After you are done exploring the FURI Showcase, swing by the stadium to check out the Fulton Schools’ robotic dogs showcase.

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Seeking applicants: Fulton Schools Undergraduate Peer Career Coaches

Posted by on Nov 16, 2018 in Announcements, Career, Customize your experience, Opportunities | 0 comments

The Fulton Schools Career Center is currently accepting applications for undergraduate peer career coaches. Coaches will be trained in resume writing, interviewing, using career development resources and job search strategies. Once training is completed, coaches can take the exam to become “Certified Peer Educators”. New coaches will begin working in January. Apply through Student Employment: #46608BR.

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Happy Thanksgiving — Joyce’s Career Tip of the Week

Posted by on Nov 16, 2018 in Career | 0 comments

Students, the end of the semester is almost here. Translation: lots of deadlines and final exams. Take time to relax and b-r-e-a-t-h-e over the long weekend. Take a few moments to be thankful; and, be sure to squeeze in time to have some fun.

We will be holding a “Career Conference” on Monday, December 17th. Staff will cover “How to write a technical resume” and “Successful interviewing”. There will be an employer panel and a presentation from immigration attorneys. Details will be on our website soon. If you missed our workshops during this semester, or want to get a head start for spring recruiting season, do plan to attend.

All of us at the Fulton Schools Career Center want to wish our students, colleagues and friends a very Happy Thanksgiving! We are thankful for the opportunities we have to work with all of you!


Joyce Donahue is a Certified Career Counselor in the Fulton Schools Career Center.

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Apply to become a UGTA or Section Leader this spring by December 10

Posted by on Nov 15, 2018 in Customize your experience, Students | 0 comments


Download the flier for more information.

Do you want to develop your communication skills, leadership abilities and a working relationship with a faculty member? Become a UGTA or Section Leader this spring!

The spring 2019 UGTA application portal is now open to all sophomore, juniors and seniors — complete an application if you would like to be considered, or intend to work as a UGTA or Section Leader again.

The deadline to apply is Monday, December 10, 2018. 

Apply to be a UGTA

The Undergraduate Teaching Assistant (UGTA) and ASU 101 Section Leader program selects successful undergraduate students to serve as teaching assistants in classes offered by the Fulton Schools. We aim to place a UGTA or Section Leader in every section of ASU 101, FSE 100 and EGR 101 class as well as engineering content courses to assist faculty members with exploratory and collaborative learning activities.

Things to know:

  • You will spend about five hours per week assisting a faculty member in the classroom or lab.
  • You will enroll in a one-credit online FSE 201: Engineering Undergraduate TA course.
  • UGTAs also receive a stipend at the end of the semester

For UGTA specific questions, contact nicolle.sanchez@asu.edu

For Section Leader specific questions, contact CQHernandez@asu.edu


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Advice from professionals — Joyce’s Career Tip of the Week

Posted by on Nov 13, 2018 in Career | 0 comments

Six professionals shared their career stories and answered students’ questions at the Aviation Panel and Mixer held last week on the Polytechnic campus. The panelists represented professional flight, air traffic control, engineering, law, teaching, management and entrepreneurialism.

Someone asked when a college student should do an internship. The answer was as soon as you can and as often as possible. We heard the story of a career that began with the job of being a “ball boy” for the Miami Heat. The story (and the career) evolved from an unpaid to paid internship, through sports marketing, networking in the circle of professional athletics, seeing the need and providing the link between professional athletes and private jets.

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Guest Lecture: Innovative Engineering Best Practices, November 19

Posted by on Nov 13, 2018 in Events, Graduate Students, International Students, Students | 0 comments

The Sigma Lambda Chi student organization at Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering would like to invite you to our guest lecture: “Innovative Engineering Best Practices” by Dean Kashiwagi.

Kashiwagi had been a professor at ASU for 25 years before he retired in 2017. Kashiwagi’s research focuses on optimizing the supply chain in many engineering industries. His best practices have been utilized in many organizations in countries such as the United States, Canada, Netherlands and India with great success.

Monday, November 19, 2018
Noon–1:30 p.m.
College Avenue Commons (CAVC) 255, Tempe campus [map]
Register to attend

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Learn about a studying abroad in Paris, November 16

Posted by on Nov 13, 2018 in Customize your experience | 0 comments

Interested in graphic information technology? Spend two weeks in France photographing its architectural wonders while earning credit in GIT 494/598 Paris: Chateaus and Castles of Paris and Beyond.

Program Informational Session
Friday, November 16, 2018
12:30–1:30 p.m.
Technology Center (TECH) 113, Polytechnic campus [map]

Or attend online Adobe Connect.

Lunch will be provided

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Hack for safety, health and awareness at Stanford’s February 2019 TreeHacks hackathon — apply by November 19

Posted by on Nov 13, 2018 in Events, Graduate Students, International Students, Students | 0 comments

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Bring your skills to Stanford University for TreeHacks, a 36-hour hackathon for building apps, hardware and community. The event’s verticals cover personal and public safety; biotechnology, medicine and health issues; and increasing awareness, transparency and exposure to today’s important issues.

February 15–17, 2019
Stanford University in Stanford, California
Apply by Monday, November 19, 2018

Sign up as an ASU team, or join a team-forming activity at TreeHacks. You can build anything you’d like, from hardware, web and mobile apps to games and virtual reality.

Questions? Contact hello@treehacks.com.

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SEDS-ASU Rocketry Division dedicates rockets to veterans

Posted by on Nov 13, 2018 in Organizations and Teams | 0 comments

This past summer the members of SEDS-ASU Rocketry Division were hard at work building a rocket for the annual Spaceport America Cup competition. This organization is a chapter of the international organization, Students for the Exploration and Development of Space or SEDS. This chapter was formed last February becoming an official Fulton Student Organization.

These students built a 10-foot rocket with more than 500 pounds of thrust to reach 10,000 feet in altitude and carry an 8.8-pound payload. With the help of a few industry sponsors as well as ASU’s very own KEEN Grant, the team was able to raise more than $15,000 to build the rocket and travel to New Mexico for the launch. The team also partnered with several non-profit veteran organizations including: Wings for Warriors, Team Overland and The Veterans Community Center. SEDS-ASU Rocketry Division advertised these organizations on their social media raising awareness for them as well as raising donations for their efforts.

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