As part of its annual College ROI Report, PayScale found the schools that both funnel students into jobs in business and provide substantial returns on their investments. PayScale's report determines the return on investment for schools across the U.S. by subtracting the cost of attendance from graduates' 20-year pay. Kettering was ranked 12 thon Yahoo!'s list.
Kettering University President Dr. Robert K. McMahan participated in a panel discussion on robotics education as part of TechCrunch Sessions: Robotics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.). McMahan discussed Kettering University's efforts to get pre-college students excited about STEM.
The Kettering University Formula SAE team finished 20th (out of 120 teams) overall at the 2017 Formula SAE competition. The team now turns its attention to the competition in Lincoln, Nebraska. "We want to represent Kettering and show what Kettering's all about," said team member John Lloyd.
Kettering University's Mobility Research Center is a 3-acre road course and test pad that is getting noticed as part of several Michigan-based efforts to make roads safer through integrated technologies. Kettering's MRC will be the only facility of its kind on a college campus in the country when completed.
Inside Higher Ed looked at the success of fixed tuition pricing models, and interviewed Kettering University President Dr. Robert K. McMahan about Kettering's reasoning for using fixed tuition. “Affordability is not just price,” McMahan said. “It’s consistency. It’s a reasonable exercise for the institution, I think, to bear that risk.”
Dr. Patrick Atkinson, a professor in Mechanical Engineering, has his students use their cell phones to practice performing surgical procedures. "We're the only school we're familiar with in the country that intensively uses hands-on techniques to teach what it's like to be a surgeon," Atkinson said.
Six teams will kick off the 2017 Flint-area high school football season Aug. 24 as part of the inaugural Vehicle City Gridiron Classic at Atwood Stadium at Kettering University. Grand Blanc, Carman-Ainsworth, Linden, Flushing, Goodrich and Bendle will participate in the inaugural event.
In studying biomedical engineering, or taking engineering principles and applying them to the human body, Tyler Bylsma decided to take prosthetic development to a higher level. His inspiration came from his football coach - who had lost part of his arm in a childhood accident.
Jackie Birdsall '07 is a senior engineer at Toyota in the fuel cell hybrid vehicle group. She is working on creating hydrogen fuel cell vehicles and buses to support the crowds who will come to Japan for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and discussed this important work for Jalopnik's 'What it Takes' series.
"His mother and father, both college professors, stressed the importance of academics and didn't want anything interfering with Nair's pursuit of a mechanical engineering degree at Kettering University in Flint, Mich., then known as General Motors Institute."
Dr. James Zhang, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs at Kettering University in Flint, Michigan, formerly called the General Motors Institute, said technology is rapidly changing the global automotive industry and companies have a vital need to identify talent worldwide.
Using data collect from PayScale.com's Return on Investment Report, Business Insider compiled a list of 27 colleges nationwide that are worth the investment. Kettering University came in at 19th on their list.