Archives—May 2012

Student News Briefs – Friday, June 1, 2012

Student Activities presents National Chocolate Ice Cream Day

Come out and enjoy the next summer programming event, National Chocolate Ice Cream Day!   Students are invited to enjoy ice cream and lawn games on Walker Lawn from 2:00 to 4:00 PM on Thursday, June 7.  For more information call Student Activities at 487-1963.

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Student News Briefs – Friday, May 25, 2012

Outdoor Adventure Program presents

Art in the Woods

Come join the Outdoor Adventure Programs’ Art in the Woods series. This series includes four different adventures, one per month, in which participants can hike, photograph nature, sketch scenes, or bring along an instrument.

Part 1 will be held at the Black Creek Nature Sanctuary, located in Calumet, MI on May 30, 2012 from 4:00 to 9:00 PM.  With 241 acres of rich woodlands, wildlife, and extraordinary views of Lake Superior it is sure to inspire.

The cost is $10 and includes art supplies, and transportation to and from Calumet.  Please remember that bug season is upon us and plan accordingly.  Stop by the OAP Rental Center, 207 East Street, to sign up.  For more information email the trip leader, Alyssa, at afriske@mtu.edu.

Hope to see you out there!

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Student Activities presents National Hamburger Day

Get your Food on!  Come out and enjoy the first in a series of summer programming events, National Hamburger Day!  Summer Students are invited to lawn games and hamburgers on Walker Lawn from 2:00 to 4:00 PM on Thursday, May 31.  For more information call Student Activities at 487-1963.

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Ride the Keweenaw 2012

Experience the Keweenaw by bike.  Events start on Saturday, May 26, 9:00 AM at the Michigan Tech trails and continue through Sunday, May 27, in Copper Harbor.  Bikes are available for rent at the Outdoor Adventure Program located across from campus at 207 East Street.  For more information on renting a bike contact the OAP at 487-2290.  For more information on the event go to http://www.copperharbortrails.org/event/2012-05-25/384.

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Student News Briefs

Rozsa Center

Please join the Rozsa Center at a reception with painters Sarah Kirchner and Bethany Jones, as they open an exhibition of their work titled “Shade,” in the Rozsa Gallery next Saturday, May 12, 2012, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM.
Sarah Kirchner is a local painter and theater set designer with a passion for both.
Bethany is a local painter and marketing professional originally from Detroit, MI.
This exhibit is free and open to the public and will run from May 12-June 25. Gallery hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM. This event is sponsored by the James and Margaret Black Endowment.
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Center for Pre-College Outreach

The Center for Pre-College Outreach  will be running a Tiviz Competition for 4th-7th grade students in the SDC wood gym. Volunteers are needed to ensure that the students are following the rules of the competition. As a thank you for your time and efforts, a pizza lunch will be served with the students.
To sign up for time slots between 9 AM and 12:00 PM, please contact Deb Maki at 487-2219 or damaki@mtu.edu.
For more information on Tiviz please visit http://tivitz.com/.
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Backpacking Trips with the Outdoor Adventure Program

The Outdoor Adventure Company Program is hosting a 3-day camping trip to The Porcupine Mountains in Ontonagon, MI from May 25-27, 2012.  The cost is $65 and includes transportation, group gear, food and FUN.  All skill levels are welcome to attend.  Deadline for sign up is May 23, 2012.
To register for these trips, come by the OAP Rental Center at 207 East St. across US-41 from the Tech Library.  For questions regarding sign up and trip details please email the trip leader, Alyssa Friske, at afriske@mtu.edu.
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Student News Briefs

Backpacking Trips with the Outdoor Adventure Program

The Outdoor Adventure Company Program is hosting two camping trips in May 2012. The first is a 5-day trip to Isle Royale National Park from May 13-18. The cost per person is $250 and includes transportation on the Isle Royale Queen IV from Copper Harbor, group gear, food and FUN. All skill levels are welcome to attend.  The deadline for sign up is May 9, 2012.
The second is a 3-day trip to The Porcupine Mountains in Ontonagon, MI from May 25-27, 2012.  The cost is $65 and includes transportation, group gear, food and FUN.  All skill levels are welcome to attend.  Deadline for sign up is May 23, 2012.
To register for these trips, come by the OAP Rental Center at 207 East St. across US-41 from the Tech Library.  For questions regarding sign up and trip details please email the trip leader, Alyssa Friske, at afriske@mtu.edu.