Student News Briefs – Thursday, July 17, 2014

1. Khana Khazana Serving Syrian Cuisine

Syrian cuisine that will be cooked by Roba Bdeir, a PhD student at Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. The food is Falafel with Hummus and Ijja, made with dehydrated chickpeas are soaked overnight and grounded with onions, parsley, cilantro and garlic with Syrian spices. Fried to a rich, golden brown, and served with zesty Hummus dip and Ijja, which contains zucchini, egg and parsley.

Serving at 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM at the trailer, located in front of the J. Robert Van Pelt and John and Ruanne Opie Library.. Whole meal is $6.00 in cash only.  at the trailer, located in front of the J. Robert Van Pelt and John and Ruanne Opie Library.

For more information contact Igus at ganwar@mtu.edu.


2. Paddle Board Demo and Picnic at Prince’s Point

Student Activities is hosting a paddle board demo and picnic on Thursday, July 24 at 2:00 PM at the Prince’s Point Beach. We will be serving hotdogs (veggie dogs available), chips, and a beverage.  We will also be signing up students for the second sunset cruise taking place on Friday, August 8.  If you would like to sign up for the cruise please bring $5.00 and you student ID. If you are unable to attend this event to sign up, please contact Student Activities for help at activities@mtu.edu.


3. 20th Annual Agate Beach Music Jamboree

Two days of fun filled music and camping, August 2-3 at Agate Beach.  Music starts at 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM both days.  All musicians and singers welcomed to come play and sing. Camping available on a first come first served basis. A concession stand will be open both days.

No admission, public welcome. Bring your lawn chair.

Signs will be posted from the turn off of HWY 26 onto Misery Bay Rd. (S-71).  For more information please contact Rick or Pat at 906-288-3377.

Season Tickets for the Rozsa on Sale August 1 – 31

 

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Student News Briefs – Thursday, July 3, 2014

1. Volunteers Needed at Strawberry Festival

The Copper Country Humane Society needs help at their quilt show on July 11 and 12 in Chassell during the Strawberry Festival.  Volunteers are needed to collect admission and sell raffle tickets.

If you are interested please contact the volunteer coordinator Cynthia Hodur at cynthia.hodur@gmail.com.


2. Tickets Still Available for the Sunset Cruise

There are still 10 tickets available for the Sunset Cruise in Copper Harbor.

If you would like to purchase a ticket please come to Student Activities, MUB 112 with your student ID and $5.00.

Questions? Call 906-487-1963.


3. Local 4th of July Events

If you’re looking for fireworks there are a few different locations and days you can choose from.

Independence Day Celebration in Copper Harbor. Watch the annual parade at 10:00 AM and starting at noon, kids games and a cookout by the Copper Harbor Volunteer Fire Department in the Township Park. And of course a fantastic fireworks display at dusk.

The community of Dollar Bay starts off its 4th of July celebration on Thursday, July 3 with free horse & wagon rides at 6 pm and a street dance at 7:30 PM. Snacks and refreshments will be available at the fire hall starting at 6:30 PM. On Friday, July 4 the VFW Memorial Service takes place at 11:00 AM followed by the parade at noon. Children’s games will begin at 1:30 PM behind the fire hall and the Franz Family Ministries will perform at 2:00 PM at Pioneer Park. The snack & refreshment stand, the pasty sale and the chicken BBQ all begin at 10:30 AM.

The Village of South Range begins its 4th of July Celebration with a flag raising at the Community Building at 8:00 AM. Children’s races begin at 12:30 PM at the Range Veterans Memorial Park. A wood carving expo will be held from 1:00 to 3:00 PM on Main Street along with an Elvis Act and bag pipes from 2:00 to 3:00 PM. The parade is held at 3:00 PM on Main Street. At 4:30 PM there will be Little League baseball games and more children’s games at Veterans Memorial Park. Food and refreshments will be served throughout the Village. The fireworks begin at dusk at the Range Veterans Memorial Park.


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Student News Briefs – Thursday, June 26, 2014

1. Khana Khazana Serves Chinese Cuisine

This Friday, June 27 from 11:00 AM – 1:30 PM, Khana Khazana will feature Chinese cuisine cooked by Lu Yang, a graduate student of the Department of Geological Engineering.

The main dish is Fried Rice. It is steamed rice stir-fried with corn, carrots, peas, and seasoned with soy sauce, oyster sauce, black pepper, and salt. Shrimp  is added for the meat lovers.  Cold Milk Tea will also be served which is made from tea leaves, milk, and sugar, and served with ice cubes.

Khana Khazana is going to serve the meals at the trailer, located in front of the J. Robert Van Pelt and John and Ruanne Opie Library.


2. Student Activities July Programming Events

July is the peak of summer and Student Activities is on top of the fun with a Sunset Cruise in Copper Harbor, Paddle Board Demos, a picnic at Prince’s Point and so much more going on locally. Check out our calendar of events or go to Involvement Link for more details.


3. Little Huskies Scholarship Application Deadline Set for July 15

Please be aware that Little Huskies Child Development Center has scholarships available to preschool age families through the Access to High Quality Early Childhood Education Scholarship Fund. Infant and toddler availability is not anticipated, but families are welcome to apply for children of any age, and availability will be reassessed when scholarship applications are reviewed.

The purpose of the scholarship fund is to remove financial roadblocks to allow Michigan Tech’s most needy families access to high-quality early childhood education at Little Huskies. The focus demographics are undergraduate, graduate and low-income employee families. Their success at Michigan Tech is a guiding principle. Please go to Michigan Tech Childcare for more information and an application form.

A completed application and all required materials must be submitted and received no later than July 15 for the 2014 academic year. Materials may be sent electronically to eva-marie.hatfield@gretchenshouse.com or mailed to: Eva-Marie Hatfield, Little Huskies Child Development Center, 500 MacInnes Drive, Houghton, MI 49931.


4. Bootcamp Conditioning Classes at Michigan Tech Recreation

Sand & Sun… Summer Fitness has Begun! This high-powered workout uses kettlebells, TRX suspension training, resistance bands, and body weight. Bootcamp is open to all fitness level participants and will push you through a fast and effective mix of strength, conditioning and core training. Burn fat, build stamina and sculpt your body!

Summer Session #2 Starts July 8.

7-week program. Tuesday/Thursday, 6:00-6:50 AM. SDC Studio.

Session $84. Register online here.

For more information on Community Programs and everything Michigan Tech Recreation, find us on Facebook and visit us online at michigantechrecreation.com.


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5. Sunset Cruise Sign Up

Tickets go on sale this Friday, June 27 for the student Sunset Cruise that will take place on the evening of Thursday, July 17 in Copper Harbor. Please come to the Student Activities event, Chocolate Covered Banana’s at the Outdoor Adventure Program on Friday, June 27 at 2:00 PM.

Please bring $5.00 and your Student ID to sign up.

For more information please visit Involvement Link or call 906-487-1963.


6. Intro to Golf Sign Up

If you are are interested in learning the basics of golf at the Portage Lake Golf Course please come to the Student Activities event, Chocolate Covered Banana’s at the Outdoor Adventure Program on Friday, June 27 at 2:00 PM. The is a $5.00 deposit due by July 7 and will be refunded at the event.

Space is limited and a student ID is required.

For more information please visit Involvement Link or call 906-487-1963.


7. Student Activities Hosts Event, Chocolate Covered Banana’s

Another fun and appetizing event coming your way on Friday, June 27 at the OAP Backyard.  Chocolate Covered Banana’s begins at 2:00 PM until supplies last.

The Sunset Cruise and Intro to Golfing event sign up will also take place at this event. Be sure to bring your student ID as well as the $5.00 fee for the cruise and a $5.00 deposit for the Golf Event.

For more information please visit Involvement Link or contact Student Activities at 906-487-1963.


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Student News Briefs -Thursday, June 19, 2014

1. Student Activities Hosts Event, Chocolate Covered Banana’s

Another fun and appetizing event coming your way on Friday, June 27 at the OAP Backyard.  Chocolate Covered Banana’s begins at 2:00 PM until supplies last.

The Sunset Cruise and Intro to Golfing event sign up will also take place at this event. Be sure to bring your student ID as well as the $5.00 fee for the cruise and a $5.00 deposit for the Golf Event.

For more information please visit Involvement Link or contact Student Activities at 906-487-1963.


2. Sign Up for the Sunset Cruise in Copper Harbor

The very popular Copper Harbor Sunset Cruise aboard the Isle Royale Queen IV will be taking place on Thursday, July 17.  Sign up is required for the student cruise and will be held at the OAP on Friday, June 27 at 2:00 PM.  Your student ID is required and a $5.00 fee that includes the cruise and transportation to Copper Harbor.  Buses will leave from the MUB bus stop at 6:30 PM sharp so please arrive by 6:00 PM to collect your ticket and board the bus.

For more information please visit Involvement Link or contact Student Activities at 906-487-1963.


3. Sign Up for Student Event, Intro to Golfing

Student Activities and Portage Lake Golf Course team up to bring you a beginner level group lesson. If you have ever wanted to try your hand at golf but didn’t know where to start, this is your opportunity to learn the basics of golf course etiquette.  Course Manager and PGA professional, Mark Maroste, will introduce the basics and you will have a chance to try something new!

The event will be held on July 11 from 2:00-4:00 PM. The bus leaves the MUB Bus Stop at 1:30 PM.  The deposit of $5.00 at sign up that you will get back when you leave for the event. Attendance is limited and sign up is required. Come to the OAP at 2:00 PM during the Student Activities event, Chocolate Covered Banana’s, to sign up.

For more information please visit Involvement Link or contact Student Activities at 906-487-1963.


4. Packing a Healthy Backpack

Summer is finally here and it’s time to go backpacking! Stop by the OAP on Tuesday, June 24 at 3:00 PM to learn how to pack a healthy backpack. All who attend will be entered into a drawing for this day-pack!

Questions? Contact Whitney at wmborosk@mtu.edu.


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Student News Briefs – Monday, June 16, 2014

1. Indoor Training for your Outdoor Activities

Spin through warm-ups, sprints, climbs, cool-downs, and more, with plenty of encouragement and upbeat music. You control your bike’s resistance, so pedaling is as easy or difficult as you choose.

Schedule Variety and Intensity Options. Rev it up and burn some calories fast in the 40 minute Spin Express on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 12noon. Evening Power Pedal is held on Tuesdays @ 6:15pm or join us on Saturdays at 8am for Rise and Spin.

Did you know? Classes are happening now through August. Join the SPIN classes anytime and COMMIT TO BE FIT with a special low-rate $30 student 8-punch class card OR try us out for a single session for only $6.

For awesome deals, event announcements and more, connect with Michigan Tech Recreation on Facebook and michigantechrecreation.com.


2. Aqua Zumba

Ready, Set, Summer! With fun music and traditional aquatic fitness disciplines, Aqua Zumba is your go-to summer workout. COMMIT TO BE FIT with Michigan Tech Recreation.

Love Zumba? Love the water? Blend it all together into a workout that’s mixed with cardio, body toning, and is most of all exhilarating. Aqua Zumba classes are held Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6:15pm in the SDC Pool.

Visit the website for more information on Aqua Zumba!

For awesome deals, event announcements and more, connect with Michigan Tech Recreation on Facebook and michigantechrecreation.com.


3. Volunteer Opportunity

The Aspirus Keweenaw Copperman Triathlon will be held on August 2 this year in beautiful Copper Harbor. The committee has begun its search for volunteers for this year’s race. Without the help of all of the wonderful volunteers, this race would not be possible. There are many opportunities in various capacities. If you’re available to help on either the 1st or 2nd, please let us know. Volunteers are able to tent camp on our site at Fort Wilkins Friday & Saturday and all receive a free t-shirt.

To sign up, you can go online to the keweenawcopperman.org website, click on “volunteer”, and fill out the form. Email Molly at mholmstrom@aspiruskeweenaw.org if you have any questions.


4. Last Call to Sign Up Today for the Michigan Tech Expo

Hello Student Organization leaders!  During the weeks of June 22-28 and July 6-12, Summer Youth Programs will be hosting two huge scholarship summer camps: Women in Engineering (WIE) and Engineering Scholars Program (ESP). As part of these camps, we host an expo about all things Michigan Tech. This expo includes representatives from many student organizations, Enterprise teams, and club sports. Additionally, this will serve as the academic expo for the two programs; all departments are welcome to attend.

The purpose of the “Tech Expo” is to give these bright students a feeling of what life is like at Michigan Tech. All of the participants have applied and been accepted to the program based on academic performance, extracurricular activities, and teacher recommendations — they are very driven and interesting young people! During the week of June 23rd, the group is entirely female. 150 students participate each week for a total of 300.

Dates: Wed. June 25 and Wed. July 9

Times: Both Expos are from 4 – 5 PM

Location: MUB Ballroom

If you or someone else in your organization is here for the summer and would be interested in hosting a booth, please fill out the information below. Last year we hosted several dozen tables, and we are striving to make this year’s Expo the best yet! If you have any questions about the event or our programs, please feel welcome to contact Liz Fujita (eafujita@mtu.edu).

To sign up, please fill out this short FORM.


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Student News Briefs – Friday, May 30, 2014

1. Khana Khazana Serves Indonesian Cuisine

Khana Khazana at Michigan Tech is going to present Indonesian cuisine on Friday, May 30. Igus Anwar, a Ph.D student in Forest Science will cook Indonesian Yellow Rice (Nasi Kuning) and Indonesian Fruit Punch (Es Teler). “Nasi Kuning” is made from rice cooked with turmeric, coconut milk and some traditional spices. Served with grilled chicken that’s steamed with sweet soy ketchup and Indonesian spices, then grilled. Completed with some fresh vegetables as well. As a dessert is, Es Teler, made from some fresh tropical fruits such as avocado, lychee, pineapple, and watermelon mixed with coconut milk, sweet condensed milk, and pandan paste.

Serving from 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM.  Meal is $6  (cash only).  Khana Khazana is going to serve the meals at the trailer, located in front of the J. Robert Van Pelt And John and Ruanne Opie Library.

Please join us to support our international cooks and enjoy a great meal! We will serve food for both vegetarians and non-vegetarians.


2.  Outdoor Adventure Program Begins Summer Hours

The Outdoor Adventure Program has transitioned to their summer hours. The rental center is now open from Noon to 5 PM, Monday-Saturday and 6-8 PM on Sundays.

For more information on rentals please visit Student Activities or call 906-487-2290.


3. Water Safety Instructor Training June 15, 28 & 29

​A 3-day Water Safety Instructor Training course is now being offered through Michigan Tech Community Programs on June 15, 28, and 29. The comprehensive Red Cross WSI program trains instructors in water safety and drowning prevention and provides information needed to plan and conduct courses in the Red Cross Swimming and Water Safety program. Cost to register is $260. Deadline to register is May 30.

For more information, visit the WEBSITE.


4. Volunteers Needed for Bridgefest Feast

If you are interested in volunteering for either the Bridgefest Feast (fomally known as Seafood Fest) or the Bridgefest Parade please contact Catherine Burns at cahorsch@mtu.edu. There is a 30 minute meeting next week, Thursday, June 5 at 6:00 PM in the Board Room at the Lakeshore Center to review responsibilities for parade volunteers. The parade volunteers would be needed at 4:30 PM at the starting point of the parade (Church of the Resurrection in Hancock) on Friday, June 13. Volunteers would then be done as soon as the parade is over.

All volunteers are free to wear their organizations logo/tee shirts when they work (assuming the shirts are in good taste). They are also required to wear tennis shoes and a hat while they work. Women should wear their hair back or in a ponytail. All organizations that participate will be included on the Thank You sign (assuming they sign up with me by Sunday, June 8.)

Anyone interested should email cahorsch@mtu.edu with the list of names willing to volunteer, the day and time they would like to work, the organization they represent, and their cell phone number.


5. Student Activities Summer Programming Events

Well, yesterdays event, Grilled Pizza’s, at the Outdoor Adventure Program Backyard was a hit and if you missed it don’t worry because we have a lot more planned for you this summer!  Please make note of the upcoming events on our June Schedule of Events poster.

Hope to see you all at our next event, Fish Tacos, on Thursday, June 12, 2:00 PM at the OAP Backyard.

For more information please contact Student Activites by emailing activities@mtu.edu or calling 906-487-1963.


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Student News Briefs – Friday, May 23, 2014

1. Khana Khazana Serving Syrian Cuisine

Khana Khazana at Michigan Tech is going to present Syrian cuisine on Friday, May 23rd. Roba Bdeir, a Ph.D student in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology will cook Falafel with Hummus and Fattoush Salad. The food is made from dehydrated chickpeas are soaked overnight and grounded with onions, parsley, cilantro and garlic with Syrian spices. Fried to a rich, golden brown, and served with zesty Hummus dip and Fattoush salad. Homemade apricot juice served with the meal.

We will start serving at 11:00 AM to 1.30:00 PM. The whole meal is $5.95. Khana Khazana is going to serve the meals at the trailer, located in front of the Library.

Please join us to support our international cooks and enjoy a great meal! We will serve food for both vegetarians and non-vegetarians.


2. Water Safety Instructor Training

​A 3-day Water Safety Instructor Training course is now being offered through Michigan Tech Community Programs on June 15, 28 & 29. The comprehensive Red Cross WSI program trains instructors in water safety and drowning prevention and provides information needed to plan and conduct courses in the Red Cross Swimming and Water Safety program. Cost to register is $260. Deadline to register is May 30.


3. Student Activities Programming Event, Grilled Pizzas

Please join in the summer programming event, Grilled Pizza’s, a healthy spin on an old favorite. The event will be held at the Outdoor Adventure Program (OAP) Backyard on Thursday, May 29 at 2:00 PM and will continue while supplies last.

This event is sponsored by Student Activities, Housing and Residential Life, and Dining Services.

Please visit Involvement Link for more information on upcoming events or contact Student Activities at 906-487-1963.


4. Reminder:  Summer Scuba Class Offered

Michigan Tech Community Programs is offering a summer SCUBA class May 29 to June 26. The class will meet Thursday evenings from 6:00-9:30 p.m. at the SDC. Everything is provided—equipment, tank fills, books, and supplies—all you need is a suit and towel. At the end of the course, you can earn a PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) certification after completing an open-water dive. Cost of the class is $375 and is limited to 8 people. Registration will close May 15 so that supplies can be ordered in time for the class.

For more information, visit www.michigantechrecreation.com.

5. Reminder: K-Day Registration is Now Open

Student Activities is now accepting registration applications for K-Day 2014. Please use this LINK to get to the online form.

For more information please contact Jessie at 487-1963.

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Student News Briefs – Friday, May 16, 2014



1. Student Activities Summer Events for May

Student Activities along with Housing and Residential Life, and Dining Services is sponsoring several summer programming events.  This summer we have a variety of events that include Paddle Board Demos, healthy snacks at the OAP Backyard, Golf Course Etiquette, and Sunset Cruises.

For more information please visit Involvement Link or call Student Activities at 906-487-1963.


2. Summer Scuba Class Offered

Michigan Tech Community Programs is offering a summer SCUBA class May 29 to June 26. The class will meet Thursday evenings from 6:00-9:30 p.m. at the SDC. Everything is provided—equipment, tank fills, books, and supplies—all you need is a suit and towel. At the end of the course, you can earn a PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) certification after completing an open-water dive. Cost of the class is $375 and is limited to 8 people. Registration will close May 15 so that supplies can be ordered in time for the class.

For more information, visit www.michigantechrecreation.com.

3. Reminder: Community Programs is Rolling into Summer

Community Programs is rolling into summer.  With so many great options this May-August, what classes are you taking this summer? Join the fitness classes anytime by committing with a $30 Student 8-punch class card or try us out for a single session for only $6.

Restorative Yoga, Select Sundays this summer from 12:30-2:30 PM.

For awesome deals, event announcements and more, connect with Michigan Tech Recreation on Facebook. Join us anytime and COMMIT TO BE FIT. Visit our site for more details HERE.


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Student News Briefs – Friday, May 2, 2014

1. Husky Motors Shuttle Service Summer Hours

Husky Motors shuttle service will operate 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. during the summer< span class=”Apple-converted-space”> semester beginning Friday, May 2. The shuttle services the Memorial Union to the SDC and through both the Lower and Upper Daniell Heights’, stopping at the bus shelters. Additionally, the shuttle services the Lakeshore Center at the top of the hour. The summer semester shuttle bus schedule can be viewed HERE.

For questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us at 7-3288.


2. Community Programs is Rolling into Summer

Community Programs is rolling into SUMMER, BABY!! You should come with us. With so many great options this May-August, what classes are you taking this summer? Join the fitness classes anytime by committing with a $30 Student 8-punch class card OR try us out for a single session for only $6.

Specialty Yoga Workshops Start this Sunday.

Restorative Yoga, Select Sundays this summer from 12:30-2:30 PM

For awesome deals, event announcements and more, connect with Michigan Tech Recreation on Facebook. Join us anytime and COMMIT TO BE FIT. Visit our site for more details HERE.


3. Graduating Students – Reminder to Turn in Your University Keys

If you have been issued a key to any lock at the University you must return the key before leaving. You cannot hand over a key to your successor, it needs to be re-issued into their name. You are liable for any key issued in your name.

If you do not remember where you received your key, you can return it to Public Safety.


4. Reminder – K-Day Registration is Now Open

Student Activities is now accepting registration applications for K-Day 2014. Please use this LINK to get to the online form.

For more information please contact Jessie at 487-1963.


5. Preview of Next Season at the Rozsa

Click HERE to visit the website.




Student News Briefs – Friday, April 25, 2014

1. Khana Khazana Serving Korean, Indonesian, and Indian Food

Khana Khazana, a weekly international lunch cooked and served by international students, will feature Asian cuisine this Friday, April 25.

Lu Yang, a master student from Geology department, will present Korean Sushi, a traditional Korean food which is made by wrapping steam rice, crab meat, some vegetables with nori; Igus Anwar, a PHD student from Forest Resources and Environmental Science, will cook Rujak, an Indonesian fruit salad, made of various tropical fruits such as pineapple, cucumber, papaya, and mango with peanut sauce and spices; and Qadeer Abdul will present Hyderabadi fish curry, prepared with exotic spices and creamy yogurt. Vegetarian alternatives will be available.

Khana Khazana is served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Memorial Union Food Court. A full meal is $6.95, and individual dishes are $2.50 each.

Please come and enjoy the international students dining service.


2. 20th Annual Student Leadership Awards Announcements

Congratulations to the following students, student organizations, and advisors for inspiring community, scholarship, possibilities, accountability, and tenacity within Michigan Tech as well as our community.

Here are the 2014 Student Leadership Award recipients:

Kerstin Cleveland, President’s Award for Leadership
Rebeka Horsch, Vice President for Student Affairs and Advancements Award for Service
Holly Zehfus, Provost Award for Scholarship
Abhilash Kantamneni – Georgetown University Energy Prize, Exceptional Community Service Project
Sara Alian, Exceptional Enthusiasm as a Student Leader
Kristin Flickinger, Exceptional Leadership in Student Governance
Finance Club – FinanceU, Exceptional Program of the Year
International Club, Most Improved Student Organization
Carly Joseph, Rising Star of the Year
Kimberly D’Augustino, Student Employee of the Year
Wadsworth Hall Student Association, Student Organization of the Year
Jessie Stapleton, Student Organization Advisor of the Year
Scott MacInnes, Clair M. Donovan Award
David Shull, Outstanding Future Alumni Award

Award Announcements:
Kailey Feuerstein, Percy Julian Award
Patrick Belling, Exceptional Graduate Student Leader
Ranjeeth Naik, Exceptional Graduate Student Scholar
Dr. Stephen Kampe, Exceptional Graduate Mentor
Jon Furlich, Greek Man of the Year
Rebeka Horsch, Greek Woman of the Year


3. Rozsa Center Presents Sing Me to Heaven

Come to the Rozsa Center this Saturday evening, April 26 at 7:30 PM, for an evening of uplifting, joyous and above all beautiful choral music. Join Dr. Jared Anderson, Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Choral Activities at Michigan Tech, as he conducts conScience: Michigan Tech Chamber Singers and the Michigan Tech Concert Choir in a concert titled “Sing Me to Heaven: A Celebration of Sacred Choral Music.” The choirs of Michigan Tech will explore ideas of heaven through the music of diverse periods and styles.

“VPA Livestream” of the music is available the night of the performance, for those who are not able to be present for the event. The link for this livestream is: http://vpa-live.mtu.edu (please note, this link will not be active until the time of the event.)


4. The SDC is Hiring Lifeguards and Water Safety Instructors

The recreation department at the SDC is looking for additional Red Cross Certified Lifeguards and Water Safety Instructors. Qualifications include Red Cross Certification in Lifeguarding, First Aid and CPR.  Duties include monitoring and ensuring the safety of all patrons in the SDC swimming area and enforcing all site rules and regulations. Instructors have opportunities to instruct group and private swim lessons.  Click HERE to apply online.

Contact Ann Hoover (amhoover@mtu.edu) with all inquiries.


5. Rozsa Presents Together in Song

On Monday, April 28, at 7:00 pm, the Keweenaw Music Educators’ Association presents the annual “Together in Song” concert at the Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts at Michigan Technological University.

For more details please visit rozsa.mtu.edu.


6. Volunteer Opportunities for Fall 2014 Move-In

Welcoming new students and their families is one of the most exciting times on campus. Student organizations are invited to help welcome in-coming students during move-in on Saturday, August 23 and Sunday, August 24. Your group can sign up for one two-hour shift or multiple shifts. This is a great service opportunity for your organization!
Please go to the website to sign up to volunteer.

Move-in Volunteer Shifts:
Saturday, August 23
9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Sunday, August 24
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Move-In Volunteer Participation Expectations:
• Remember that you are representing your Student Organization and Michigan Technological
University. First impressions are very important to new students and their family members.
• Wear apparel that represents your Student Organization or Michigan Tech only.
• Wear clothing that is neat and appropriate (no holes, no hats, and no sunglasses are permitted).
• Wear comfortable, closed toe shoes (athletic shoes recommended).
• Volunteers may not recruit or pass out invitations/flyers of any kind.
• Volunteers must help everyone, not just the people you might want to get to know.
• Please remember that some students and families may not want your help. Please be considerate
and ask if they would like assistance first, before grabbing items.
• Arrive 10-15 minutes early to check in at the Wadsworth Hall Reception Desk in order to get to your
assigned location on time for the start of your shift.
• Work with University, Orientation, and Student Life staffs who are also assigned to assist with the
move-in process. We are one big team on move-in day.
Thank you in advance for your service to the newest members of the Michigan Tech community!


7. K-Day Registration is Now Open

Student Activities is now accepting registration applications for K-Day 2014. Please use this LINK to get to the online form.

For more information please contact Jessie at 487-1963.


8. Summer Programming – Commit To Be Fit

Summer programming is here! With so many great summer options, what classes are you taking this summer? COMMIT TO BE FIT with Michigan Tech Recreation.  Study, sweat, rest, repeat! Want variety this summer? We got you covered with classes for Health & Wellness, Fun & Fitness, High Intensity Workouts and Workshops & Specialty Classes. Summer Classes are scheduled May – August.  Did you know? A special low-rate $30 Student Punch Card gets you started with your first 8 classes OR try us out for a daily session for only $6. Full session registration is also available for some programs.

For awesome deals, event announcements and more, connect with Michigan Tech Recreation on Facebook. Join us anytime and COMMIT TO BE FIT at michigantechrecreation.com.


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