Department News

TECH 4234 Schedule Change

7-18-2019 (updated 7/22/19)

Due to a room conflict, the schedule for TECH 4234 will be changed. It will still be a MW Lecture from 5:30 - 6:55pm, but note on Monday it will meet in ET 226 and Wednesday in 227. Lab will be Wednesday from 7:10 till 10:05pm (this is currently tentative pending approval change is now official).

Please check you schedule online before the semester begins to verify the changes.

Let's Light Up the Bridge!


Friday, August 30 | 7 PM
Alumni Mall | 499 University Drive

Join us at the new amphitheater and watch as we light the bridge! Enjoy performances from the Mighty Sound of the South, Memphis Second Line Jazz Band, the Spirit Squad and Pouncer.

Bring your lawn chairs and blankets. No coolers. No pets. Food and drink will be available for purchase (including Mempops, Kona Ice and Ben & Jerry's.)

(more info HERE)

Fall 2019 Herff College Career Fair

3-14-2019 (Updated - 8/15/19)

The 2019 Fall Herff College of Engineering Career Fair will be on Friday Sep 20, 2019 from 8:30am - 11:30am. REGISTER HERE.



E-Day (Herff College Open House) will be held on Oct 25, 2019. Full competition rules and registration will be available HERE on Sep 3, 2019.

Engineering Tech Students: Check with your Professors to see if you class will be doing demonstrations, your class will not be meeting and/or extra credit opportunities are available for helping.

UofM Dinning Changes

6-28-2019 (updated 7-12-19 and 8-16-19)

As announced back in April, Chartwells will be replacing Aramark for campus food services. It was announced a few days ago that they will taking over dinning services starting on July 1 (a few weeks early).

Check your email for a message "UofM Partnership with Chartwells to begin July 1" for full details.

As with any transition, there will be some issues/disruptions during the transition, but they should have everything worked out for Fall Semester.

Here is the new DINNING WEBSITE which includes a "whats opened now" section that is handy.

NOTE: it appears that you can no longer request a refund for unspent Tiger Eat$ funds. These funds will roll over from Fall to Spring semester, but unused funds will not be refunded at the end of the spring eat up.

New and Simplified Fee Structure Proposed


Over the past year, the University has been committed to access and affordability initiatives which simplify and create uniformity in our tuition and fee structure. As we continue this effort, we will discuss a proposal to simplify our mandatory fee structure during the upcoming June 5 Board of Trustees meeting.

Details on the proposed structure and a mechanism for providing feedback can be found on the Board of Trustees website,

New Website


Just gave the website it's first update in over 10 years. Hope you like it!

Many of the links that were on the right hand side of the old webpage (including classes, advisement, and useful links) are now found in the menu bar at the top of the page.

Tau Alpha Pi


On Friday April 26, this year's new members to National Honor Society for Engineering Technology - Tau Alpha Pi at the University of Memphis were inducted. These students represent the upper 10% of all Engineering Technology Students.

Please join us in congratulating our latest Honorees.

Back row: Lucas Rivers, Austin Gatlin, Ashely Woodall, Micah Zywicki, Austin Stone, Zach Artz, Dwight Newsome, Dr. Kevin Berisso

Front row: Brian McNabb, Amber Libby, Wen Xue, Austin Tuohy

not shown: Nicholas Chaney, Juan Torres Gomez, Uriel Rodriguez, Christopher Gray and Christopher Harrison)

Cyber FastTrack


Cyber FastTrack is a free online cybersecurity program for college students and graduates. Through online challenges, quizzes, exams, and tutorials, you will learn disciplines such as: Forensics, Intrusion detection, Security operations, System and network penetration testing, and Application penetration testing. Students from all disciplines are encouraged to enroll and give it their best shot. No previous experience is required. High-performing students will be awarded a Cyber Honors Academy Scholarship*.

Students will gain free, valuable experience training at SANS Institute, focusing on courses such as Security Essentials and Hacker Exploits, plus electives including Digital Forensics, Intrusion Detection and Cyber Defence in Depth.

A further 200 well-performing students will receive $500 in scholarships towards college tuition, through a prize draw.

The program started on April 5, 2019 and can be completed by Sept. 15, 2019. More information is at

* - To be eligible to earn either scholarship at the end of the program, you must have completed (or will complete by the end of the current semester) a minimum of 48 college credits.