Student Organizations News Brief

Student News Briefs: October 14, 2011

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SPIRIT OF THE HARVEST POWWOW:  Please join the Michigan Tech AISES/Native American Student Association for the annual Spirit of the Harvest Powwow.  This free event takes place on Saturday, October 22.  Grand Entry is at 1:00 pm and 7:00 pm.  For more information, please visit: http://www.powwows.com/native-american-information/ or call the Center for Diversity and Inclusion at 487-2920.

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FILM BOARD:  This week’s Film Board movie is Transformers 3 in 3D in Fisher 135.  It will be shown on Friday, October 14 and Saturday, October 15 at 5:30, 8:30, and 11:30 pm.  Because this movie is being shown in 3D, please be sure to bring your valid Tech ID to check out 3D glasses.  Tickets for the show are $3 each and concessions range from 25 cents to 75 cents.   If you have any questions, please contact Film Board’s Publicity Chair, Carissa Lindeman, at clindema@mtu.edu.

Next week’s movie is Captain America.

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GLOBAL CITY PRESENTATION:  Global City is teaming up with Copper Country Guatemala Accompaniment Project (CCGAP) to welcome photojournalist Graham Hunt to the UP.   The groups are sponsoring a presentation on Tuesday, October 18 in FISHER 329 from 6:00 – 7:00 pm.  Pizza and beverages will be provided.  Please bring your own cup/mug to minimize waste.  Hunt has documented the activities of indigenous organizations who educate local communities about their rights in relation to mining corporations.  Graham had served previously as an accompanier to witnesses in the genocide trials, so he is well-acquainted with the issues of social justice and the environment.  Global City is a registered student organization that brings together graduate students, undergraduates, and faculty to share knowledge and experiences about global issues and cultural diversity.   For more information, you may contact Taile Leswifi at tleswifi@mtu.edu, visit our website http://global.students.mtu.edu/ or find us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/MTUGlobalCity

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SWING LESSONS:  Swing Club is hosting a free, beginner-level, 5-week East Coast Swing lesson series beginning Tuesday, October 18 at 8:00 pm in the MUB Commons.  All are invited; no partner is required.  Open dance follows at 9:00 pm.  Please contact swing@mtu.edu if you have any questions, or Bert Spychalski at rmspycha@mtu.edu.

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HUSKYLEAD:  The Michigan Tech HuskyLead session for Tuesday, October 18 is Roberts Rules of Order and How to Run a Meeting.   HuskyLead sessions meet every Tuesday at 6:00 pm in MUB Ballroom A1 and will continue until Fall break.  Participants attending Roberts Rules of Order will learn the best techniques and practices in how to run a meeting.  The purpose of HuskyLead workshops is to educate and elevate the leadership development of our student organization officers and their members.  We hope that students attending will build understanding and skills needed for leadership within their student organization, as well as in other areas of their life.  HuskyLead is open to all interested students.  Student organization officers and members are highly encouraged to attend one or all sessions.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Beth Lunde at blunde@mtu.edu .

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This entry was posted by mawilcox on Friday, October 14th, 2011 at 9:38 am and is filed under Uncategorized.

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