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Kennesaw State student Tahir Upshaw of Lithonia was honored recently for outstanding research at the STEM Innovators Conference in Savannah, Ga. Upshaw is a Peach State Louis Stokes Alliance Minori...Winter 2016-2017Verified by Kennesaw State UniversityExpand ▾
LSAMP (Louis State Alliance for Minority Participation)I participated in LSAMP outreach where I was a Teachers Assistant at Marietta 6th Grade Academy. The goal was to introduce the benefits of majoring in STEM to the students. I volunteered to help Science and Math teachers, and helped students with projects, and classwork to provide a positive example to students as a STEM major.Spring 2014 - Spring 2016Added by Tahir
Uplift4MenI started a Non Profit Organization called, Uplift4Men. The purpose of this NPO is to bring awareness to Blacks (more specifically black men) about Mental Health. I want men to put their pride to the side and not be embarrassed to get help, and see a professional. On my website you may submit your story anonymously free of charge to get anything off your chest and to share your experience. This website is an electronic group session/safe space.
www.Uplift4Men.orgSpring 2017Added by TahirExpand ▾
Kennesaw Activities Board (KAB)I was chosen to be the Hot Topics Chair for KAB, the largest programming board on campus, where I was responsible for planning events/lectures about Hot Topic issues going on in today's society. As Hot Topics chair I also was in charge of comedy shows.
During my tenure in KAB I planned/hosted:Fall 2016 - Spring 2017Added by TahirExpand ▾
Murata Electronics North America Inc.
Help Desk AssistantJanuary 2018 - Present
Responsible for knowing all products such as: capacitors, inductors, sensors, etc
Responsible for answering all customer inquiries through phone call or email and also providing customers with compliance,
chemical, material data,etc about our products.
Responsible for keeping in contacts with Product Engineers and Sales representatives.
Implemented new journal for current and future Co-ops to learn the operation, products, and how to answer inquiries effectively.
Delta Air Lines
Baggage Handler/Ramp OperatorJune 2013 - Present1. Responsible for lifting, loading, unloading, and transporting baggage, mail, and cargo to and from aircraft. 2. Responsible for operating ground support equipment such as tugs, conveyor belts and tow tractors. 3. Ensure that passengers' baggage arrives to destination on time and efficiently.
Independent ContractorJanuary 2017 - Present1. Plan at least one event you believe will attract people to Airtime and drive downloads 2. Regularly communicate with Airtime HQ 3. Regularly pitch opportunities for Airtime to sponsor, partner, or otherwise assist in campus life 4. Deliver User Acquisition on an ongoing basis 5. Provide feedback on what users are and aren't loving in the app, as well as ideas for how the app may be improved 6. Ideate and implement Airtime promotions locally