Student News Briefs – Friday, August 29, 2014

An Afternoon on the Town
1. An Afternoon on the Town
On Saturday from 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM the annual Welcome Week event, An Afternoon on the Town, will take place. Start at the Admin and take a stroll down College Ave and into the downtown Houghton area to visit tables and storefronts to see what our local business’ and services have to offer.
Student Activities will be conducting a drawing for students who get at least 35 initials on their raffle cards form the business participants. The top prize is a GoPro Hero 3 plus several other prizes from local businesses.
For a google map of the walking route go HERE. For more information please contact Karma at 906-487-1963.

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2. Student Activities and MUB Board Hosts Comedian, Pete Lee
On Saturday, August 30 at 10:00 PM Pete Lee will be performing at the Rosza Center of Performing Arts. All students are welcome and the event is free of charge with your student ID.
For more information contact Jessie at 906-487-1963.

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3. K-Day is Almost Here
On Friday, September 5 from noon-4 PM K-Day, or Keweenaw Day, will commence at McLain State Park and our plentiful student organizations will have tables and activities set up for the student looking to get involved. This event is sponsored by Student Activities, Greek Life, Facilities Management, and Athletics.
For more information visit Involvement Link.

4. Husky Tae Kwon Do Self Defense Seminar and Demo
Practice self-defense techniques and learn about Husky Tae Kwon Do on Saturday August 30 from 3-4:00 PM in the SDC Dance Room. No experience necessary and everyone is welcome.
For those interested, Husky Tae Kwon Do is a student organization on campus and the first week of practices are scheduled.
Tuesday 5:30-7:30pm - MUB Ballroom B
Thursday 5:30-7:30pm - MUB Ballroom A2
Friday 5:30-7:30pm - MUB Ballroom A2
Saturday 4 – 6pm SDC Dance Room
For more information please contact Amber Kemppainen at amber@mtu.edu.

5. Learn about the Rotaract Club of Houghton & Hancock
Rotaract is an international service organization for adults ages 18 to 30 that is involved with community and international service projects as well as professional development.
For more information about the club, please come to our information session on Tuesday, September 9 at 6:00 PM in Fisher 125.
For more information, please contact Lauren Krueger at lakruege@mtu.edu

6. IRHC Looking for New Members
Positions are now available and include, but are not limited to, Secretary, Treasurer, Vice President, External Affairs, and Programming Chairs. Also, on September 11, 12, and 13, IRHC will be starting a new tradition of a Powder puff football game. Sign ups will begin soon, so watch for posters, and teams of 6 to 10 people can sign up online. Prelims will be held at night on Thursday, September 11, quarter and half finals at night on Friday, September 12, and finals on Saturday, September 13. Also, if staff want to participate, we are looking for referees.
For questions about positions, contact Andrew Baldwin, IRHC president at albaldwi@mtu.edu.
For questions about Powder puff, or any other IRHC events, please contact Kayla Buczkowksi at kjbuczko@mtu.edu.

7. Constitution Day Read Aloud
On Wednesday, September 17 from 3:00-4:00 on the Balcony of the MUB and the MUB Circle there will be a Constitution Read Aloud. There will also be complimentary Pocket Constitutions handed out. Volunteer readers welcome – everyone should get a turn to celebrate Constitution Day.On Thursday, September 18, we will have Jeff Kolnick come to campus to deliver the Constitution Day address in Fisher 139 at 7:00 PM, the Title of his talk will be “Our Flexible Constitution – The Struggle for Citizenship”.
For more information please contact Susanna Peters at speters@mtu.edu.

8. Student Development Complex Building Hours
The SDC has issued its building schedule for the academic year. It begins Monday, August 25, and runs through Saturday, May 2, 2015. The schedule may be viewed online.
For students and families, avid athletes and novice gym goers alike, Community Programs offers great options to fit your personal fitness level and style. In the studio, pool or on the ice, youth classes will keep your little husky active, engaged and having fun.

TechFit9. Fall Community Programs
Dollar Days: New to Community Programs? Want to change up your workout? Try out a Fall class for only $2 during Dollar Days, September 2-6!
Fall Session Programming Begins September 8.
Adult Fitness Schedule – Ready or not, here Fall comes! Good thing we got an awesome line up of fitness classes to ward off the chill in the air! Variety of Yoga classes, Core & More, Pilates, Zumba, Aikido, Spinning, Conditioning, PiYo, Aqua Zumba, Aqua-Fit, Swimming and Skating.Youth Classes – Fall doesn’t have to be a drag… all books, tests and homework! We’ve got a cool lineup of classes that will have your child chomping at the bit for school to start! Choose from Hockey, Skating, Tumbling, Swimming, Aikido and Dance. Community Programs has something for everyone.
For more information on class schedules and prices, visit www.michigantechrecreation.com. On Facebook at Michigan Tech Recreation and on Twitter at MichiganTechRec.Join us anytime and COMMIT TO BE TechFit!

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 10. Fall 2014 Career Services Events

Meet company representatives even before the Career Fair by participating in Career Services “What’s Next” events.  They travel to campus to help you with resume reviews, interview skills and career fair preparation.  The list below is the full event schedule, and every Monday, we’ll send you a reminder of that week’s events and the companies participating (in fact, Ford will be here the first week!).
Week 1 – Ford representatives are offering their help and would like to meet you:
Mock Interviews
Wednesday, September 3 & Thursday, September 4
Career Services 220 Administration Building, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Resume Blitz
Wednesday, September 3
Fisher Hall, 1st floor (no appt. necessary), 4:00 – 6:00 PM
Week 2
Senior Meeting – Sponsored by DTE Energy and Denso Corporation
Wednesday, September 10
Fisher Hall 135, 6:30 PM
Week 3
Resume Blitz
Wednesday, September 17 & Thursday, September18
Van Pelt & Opie Library, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Career Fair Prep
Wednesday, September 17
Van Pelt and Opie Library, 6:30 PM
Week 4
Interview Skills Week
Monday, September 16 – Friday, September 20
Career Services 220 Administration Building, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Resume Blitz
Wednesday, September 24 & Thursday, September 25
Van Pelt & Opie Library, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Week 5
Career Fair
Tuesday, September 30
Student Development Complex (SDC), 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM
For more information about any of the events leading up to Fall 2014 Career Fair visit www.mtu.edu/career

11. General Motors Hosting Live Discussion and Hands-on Student Events

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Student News Briefs – Friday, August 22, 2014

1. Welcome Week Schedule of Events

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2. OAP and Wellness Events

The Outdoor Adventure Program and Wellness will be offering a Slack line Clinic on Walker Lawn from 4:00-6:00 PM on August 26, a Paddle Board Demo on August 27 from 8:00-9:30 PM, a Sturgeon River Sunset Paddle on August 28 from 7:00-10:00 PM with a cost if $10, a Prince’s Point Paddle on August 29 from 8:00-10:00 AM, and a Crate Stacking Challenge on August 29 from 5:00-8:00 PM.

For more information on any of these events please contact the OAP at 487-2290.


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3. Reminder: Student Activities Presents Comedian, Jay Black

On Saturday, August 23 at 8:00 PM, comedian Jay Black will perform at the Rozsa Center of Performing Arts.

In 2007, Jay Black left teaching to pursue writing and stand-up full time. Since then, he has headlined at close to 400 colleges, and is APCA’s college comic of the year for two years running.

He has appeared as a comic on Showtime, A&E, Fox, the CBC, and NBC. Jay has also performed at some of the most prestigious clubs in the country, from the Comedy Stop at the Tropicana in Atlantic City to the world famous Los Angeles Improv.

Admission is free with your student ID.


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4. An Afternoon on the Town 

On Saturday, August 30 from 11:00 AM-3:00 PM will be the 3rd annual event An afternoon on the Town. Area businesses and services will be present along college avenue and into downtown Houghton to welcome our new and returning students with offers and deals. The event starts at the Administration building and will be led by RA’s in large groups.

Students participants will receive a card with a list of participating businesses and if they get a minimum of 35 signatures they will be entered into Student Activities prize drawing held after the event. Top prize is a GoPro! Winners will be notified by email.

For more information on this event please contact Student Activities at 906-487-1963.


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5. MUB Board Hosting PaintU

Want a memory you’ll be talking about for the rest of your college experience? Come out and dance the night away with PaintU on Walker Lawn on Wednesday, August 27 at 9:00 PM

With awesome music, gallons of neon washable paint, black lights and a beautiful summer night in Houghton, it’s sure to be an event you won’t want to miss.

Checkout the promo video here: http://youtu.be/KQ7CScwciAM

If rain, the alternate location will be the Wood Gym in the SDC.

For more information please contact Jessie at 487-1963.


6. Tutors Needed at Jeffers High School

Since the 2012-13 school year, MTU students have been a great source of inspiration for Jeffers High School students. You have academically helped make a difference by tutoring our students. We thank you.

Jeffers High School (7th – 12th grade) is looking for dedicated MTU students who will commit one hour each week to our after-school tutoring program. (M-F, 3:30 – 4:30 PM)

This is a rewarding volunteer program helping Jeffers students who struggle academically. It is a one-on-one based tutoring program where you will tutor the same student one day each week during the semester.

For more information, please contact:

Trish Sherman
Jeffers High School Guidance Counselor
PH: 906-482-0599 ext. 2131
Email: shermant@adams.k12.mi.us


7. Reminders from the City of Houghton

The following contains important information as well as a list Houghton City ordinances that may be pertinent to students for the Fall 2014 semester and beyond. Back to School Student Cleanup: Dumpsters will be provided, free of charge, August 27-29 and September 3-5. Dumpster locations are 7th Regular Trash Pickup: Weekly, during the entire year, trash cannot be put out any earlier than 7:00 AM (because of potential route changes) on the day of pick up. Trash pick-up is either Tuesday or Thursday. Please refer to the PDF File for specific location or contact Waste Management.

Night parking: No parking on Shelden Avenue between the hours of 2:00 AM and 7:00 AM, year-round. Winter Parking: No parking on any city street or parking facility between the hours of 2:00 AM and 7:00 AM from November 1 thru April 30.

‘Sign Amnesty’ – Students and landlords will be able to place city/state signs and other equipment by the curb for pick-up, with no questions asked. Also includes construction equipment (cones, etc.) through the month of September. You can call the city offices for pickup with no questions asked.

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-Sec 34-34 – Accumulation of junk, trash or rubbish

-Sec 34-92 – Loud noise

Chapter 62 -Sec 62-38 – Accumulation of garbage

Chapter 50 -Sec 50-168 – Pet feces -Sec 50-167 – Taking of signs

Chapter 38 -Sec 38-3 – Rules for recreational fires

Chapter 70 -Sec 70-191 – Proper snow removal

Please call us at 482-1700 or refer to our website (http://cityofhoughton.com/info-zoning.php) for the full listing of city ordinances.


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Student News Briefs – Friday, August 15, 2014

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1. Fall Community Programs 

Kick back… relax.. and enjoy these last few long summer nights contemplating the Fall Community Programs lineup!

Slip back into a familiar groove with favorites like Zumba or Aikido or anticipate a new challenge with Ashtanga Yoga or PiYo. We have something for everyone!

Registration for the Fall session begins August 25.

Dollar Days, September 2-7 – Sample select classes for $2!

Fall Session programming begins September 8! The complete Fall program guide will be available next week!

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


2. Volunteers needed for a Promotional Video

The International Programs and Services Office will be filming a short promotional video and we need your help. We need roughly 100 people to help us with this year’s promotional video. Here’s last year’s video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dUhi2twoMzs

If you would like to help us promote Michigan Tech, learn a few dance steps, and be a star, please come to Douglass Houghton Hall (DHH) Ballroom at 4 PM on Monday, August 18 wearing a black or yellow T-shirt. We are dancing to “Happy” by Pharrell Williams. All countries (including US) are welcome so please share this with any of your friends. Join us afterwards for an ice-cream social in the DHH Ballroom.

Don’t forget, the Parade of Nations is Saturday, September 13.  For more information email dslade@mtu.edu.


 

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3. K- Day Registration 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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4. Student Activities Presents Comedian, Jay Black

On Saturday, August 23 at 8:00 PM, comedian Jay Black will perform at the Rozsa Center of Performing Arts.

In 2007, Jay Black left teaching to pursue writing and stand-up full time. Since then, he has headlined at close to 400 colleges, and is APCA’s college comic of the year for two years running.

He has appeared as a comic on Showtime, A&E, Fox, the CBC, and NBC. Jay has also performed at some of the most prestigious clubs in the country, from the Comedy Stop at the Tropicana in Atlantic City to the world famous Los Angeles Improv.

Admission is free with your student ID.

For more information on upcoming events visit the Student Activities Late Night Programming website.


 

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Student News Briefs – August 7, 2014

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1. Khana Khazana Serving Iranian Cuisine

Khana Khanaza will present Iranian cuisine that will be cooked by Amir Zandnia and Aref Majdara, graduate students at Dept. of Electrical Engineering. The main dish is Chicken Cutlet. Known as “KuKu Morq” in Farsi, it is a delicious dish from the northern part of Iran. It is a mix of shredded chicken breast, eggs, and onions fried in vegetable oil. A special tomato sauce adds a very pleasant juicy taste. For vegetarians we will cook Kuku Sabzi, which is fried mixture of 4 types of herbs, eggs, and ground walnut.

As a beverage is Sekanjebin. Sweet and healthy Iranian drink made of vinegar and honey, with a refreshing taste of mint.

We will start serving at 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM. The whole meal is $6, cash only. Khana Khazana is going to be serving at the trailer, located in front of the J. Robert Van Pelt and John and Ruanne Opie Library.


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2. Intro to Golf

For those of you that would like to try out Golf but don’t know where to start, this is for you!  One day only, Student Activities is providing transportation and a group golf lesson on the Portage Lake Golf Course on August 13 from 2:00 – 3:00. Te bus leaves the MUB Bus Stop at 1:30 and returns at approximately 3:30.

To sign up please visit the Outdoor Adventure Program. Student ID and a $5.00 deposit required. You will get your deposit back at the event.


3. Coast Guard Boating Safety Course

A Coast Guard boating safety course will be held on August 14 from 4:00 – 6:00 PM in the MUB Ballroom A1.  This event is open to Michigan Tech and the community.  If you would like to trailer your boat to Lot 27 there will be a complimentary inspection by the Coast Guard personnel and you will receive a sticker for your vessel stating you have passed inspection.

This event is sponsored by the Outdoor Adventure Program and Wellness along with the Coast Guard Auxiliary.


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4. K- Day Registration 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 – Thursday, July 31, 2014

1. Khana Khazana Serving Indonesian Cuisine

Khana Khanaza  will present Indonesian cuisine on Friday, August 1 that will be cooked by Igus Anwar, a PhD student at Dept. of Forestry. The main dish is Indonesian Fried Rice (Nasi Goreng). Nasi goreng is distinguished from other Asian fried rice recipes by its generous amount of Indonesian sweet soy sauce, and the taste is stronger. Completed with sliced fried chicken and fried shrimps, also garnished with Indonesian chips (emping melinjo), omelet, and fried onion. Served with veggie salad made from cucumbers, carrots, jalapeno, and vinegar. As a beverage, Cucumber Melon Juice.  This healthy beverage is made from cucumber and melon mixed with fresh lime juice and served with ice cubes. It has been known to decline high blood pressure.

Serving goes from 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM. The whole meal is $6 in 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.

For more information, please contact Igus Anwar  at ganwar@mtu.edu.


2. Tickets for the Sunset Cruise Still Available

If you would like to sign up for the Sunset Cruise on Friday, August 8 please come to Student Activities, MUB 112, with your student ID and $5.00.

For more information please call 906-487-1963.


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3. Spinning Classes @ Mich Tech Rec

Enjoy your Season in the Sun just a little bit more with a boost from Spinning! Whether you’re a novice rider or a serious cyclist, Spinning has you covered. You make your spin workout as intense as you want it to be.

Spin Express with Bonnie
Tuesday/Thursday, 12:10-12:50 p.m. SDC Dance Studio

Evening Power Pedal with Krista
Tuesday, 6:15-7:05 p.m. SDC Dance Studio

Rise & Spin with Krista
Saturday, 8:00-8:50 a.m. SDC Dance Studio

8-punch cards available online at https://community.tickets.mtu.edu.

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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Student News Briefs – Thursday, July 24, 2014

1. Khana Khazana Serving Chinese Cuisine

Khana Khanaza will present Chinese cuisine that will be cooked by Lu Yang, a graduate student at Dept. pf Geological Engineering. The food will be Fried Noodle, made from spaghetti noodles stir-fried with green peppers, corn, onions and peas and seasoned with soy sauce, oyster sauce black pepper, and salt. Sausage is added for the meat lovers. The beverage is Banana Shake, made from blended banana, milk, and ice cubes.

We will start serving at 11.00 AM to 1.30 PM. The whole meal is $6 in 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.


2. Sunset Cruise #2 Sign Up, Paddle Board Demo, and Picnic

Thursday, July 24 at 2:00 PM down at Prince’s Point Beach Student Activities will be conducting the second Sunset Cruise Sign Up being held on August 8. Please bring your student ID and $5.00 to sign up.

If you attended the first cruise and you would like to go again, you are more than welcome to.

We will also be doing Paddle Board Demos and grilling hot dogs at this time so come on down for some fun in the sun!

For more information please call Student Activities at 906.487.1963.


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3. Summer Programming Ballet Barre Classes

Stay Cool During the Dog Days of Summer! Ballet Barre is a dynamic workout designed to shape and tone the body, ballet barre combines elements of ballet, Pilates, yoga, and barre exercise moves to create an effective workout experience.

Summer Session ends July 31!
Tuesday/Thursday, 5:15-6:05 PM. SDC Dance Studio.
8-punch cards available online at https://community.tickets.mtu.edu.

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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4. Power Pilates Classes at Michigan Tech Recreation

Enjoying these lazy, hazy, crazy days of Summer? Soak it up but don’t let your fitness goals slide! Pilates melds controlled, precise movements with concentration and breathing techniques to stretch and strengthen muscles without adding bulk. Power Pilates will keep you looking cool all summer long!

Summer Session
Monday/Wednesday, 12:00-12:50 PM. SDC Dance Studio.
8-punch cards available online at https://community.tickets.mtu.edu.

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


5. Interested in Quiz Bowl? 

We are forming a Quiz Bowl Club here at Michigan Tech University! For those of you new to quiz bowl, it is a trivia game (academic, pop culture, current events) that is played in teams of 4. It is a really fun time!

Currently, we are aiming to get some intramural teams playing with the hope that we may be able to form a travelling competitive team at some point.

Both graduate and undergraduate students welcome!

If you are interested in joining us or have any questions, please email Chelsea (cjgrawn@mtu.edu) or John (jmhausma@mtu.edu)!


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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