EPICS Weekly Announcements

Spring 2015

Week 10 - 03/22 00:00:00 GMT+0/2015 to 03/29 00:00:00 GMT+0/2015

Announcement Archive
EPICS Spring 2015 Week 10 Announcements (March 23 – 27, 2015)

  1. Hope you had a great Spring Break---and that you are back and ready to make progress on your projects! Note there are just 6 weeks left, so it is time to make things happen, especially for those who want to deliver their projects this semester!

  2. This Week’s Lectures
    a. Leadership Track: Continuation of the series. Please bring homework. The Leadership Track is not videotaped because of the interactive nature of the sessions.
    b. Do you need additional lecture/skill sessions to meet your lecture requirement? There are three lectures scheduled in April. You can also talk to your advisor to determine what appropriate activities you might complete to earn the needed credits. You can receive credit for these activities by completing an "Advisor Approved Activity Credit" form: Advisor_approved_activity_credit.doc

  3. Ethics discussion: The TAs will be equipped to facilitate a short ethics discussion, specifically focused on ethical issues your team has or might encounter.
    a. All students who completed the ethics survey prior to 3/22 at noon should have received credit in myEPICS. If you completed it but have not, please let us know (epics@purdue.edu).

  4. I2D Lab Poster session: Check out what some of the global EPICS teams are doing, as well as other global development initiatives on campus at the poster session, Friday, March 27th, 11:00 am – 1:30 pm in the ARMS atrium.

  5. Team financial reports: updated team financial reports have been posted in the Budget folder on sharepoint for each team.

  6. Registering for EPICS next semester:
    a. You should register for EPICS when registering for your other classes during your Registration Time in myPurdue.
    b. If your section shows that it is full in myPurdue when it is your time to register, PLEASE SEE Pam Brown in ARMS 1207 for an override during YOUR REGISTRATION TIME.
    c. If you have recruited someone specifically for your team, but the team shows that it is full in myPurdue, PLEASE email Pam Brown (pamb@purdue.edu) and send the recruited student to SEE Pam in ARMS 1207 DURING THEIR REGISTRATION TIME.

  7. Upcoming Skill Sessions: Register in myEPICS. Please unregister at least 24 hours in advance if you cannot attend.

    a. Project Manager - Meeting 3
       i. Scheduled for Tuesday, March 24 at 5:30 pm in ARMS 1098C
       ii. Duration: 60 min. Credits: 1
       iii. Sponsor: Carla Zoltowski (cbz@purdue.edu)
       iv. Presenters: Ally, TJ, and Kelsey
       v. Description: 3rd meeting in continuing series for Project Managers. Pizza will be served.

    b. Boeing Info Session
       i. Scheduled for Tuesday, March 31 at 12:30 pm in ARMS 1098C
       ii. Duration: 60 min. Credits: 1
       iii. Sponsor: Maeve Drummond (maeve@purdue.edu)
       iv. Presenters: Michael Abraham Aerospace Engineer at The Boeing Company
       v. Description: Learn about careers at Boeing and how prototyping is done at Boeing. Pizza provided.

    c. Project Manager - Meeting 4
       i. Scheduled for Monday, April 13 at 5:30 pm in ARMS 1098C
       ii. Duration: 60 min. Credits: 1
       iii. Sponsor: Carla Zoltowski (cbz@purdue.edu)
       iv. Presenters: TJ, Kelsey, and Ally
       v. Description: 4th meeting in continuing series for Project Managers. Pizza will be provided.

    d. Project Archivist Peer Review
       i. Scheduled for Thursday, April 16 at 5:30 pm in ARMS 1098C
       ii. Duration: 60 min. Credits: 1
       iii. Sponsor: Carla Zoltowski (cbz@purdue.edu)
       iv. Presenters: Dr Megan Sapp Nelson
       v. Description: Project Archivist peer review. Please bring your team's or project's design documentation.
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