Archives—June 2012

Student News Brief – Friday, June 22, 2012

Sunset Cruise on the Isle Royale Queen IV

Student Activities is hosting an evening for students on the Isle Royale Queen IV cruise ship out of Copper Harbor on Friday, July 20.  The cost is only $5.00 and includes transportation from the MUB to Copper Harbor and back.  What a deal!  The buses will leave the MUB bus stop promptly at 6:00 PM, arriving in Copper Harbor at approximately 7:00 PM. There will be a short time to browse the gift shop before boarding the ship at 7:45.  The cruise will last about 1 1/2 hours and the bus will be arriving back to Houghton between 10:30 and 11:00 PM.
Sign up opens at 2:00 PM, Thursday, June 28 on Walker Lawn during National Chocolate Pudding Day. After this event, sign up is available at the Outdoor Adventure Program, 207 East Street.  Seats are limited so come early!

For more information please contact the Outdoor Adventure Program at 906-487-2290 or the Student Activities office at 906-487-1963.
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Summer Programming Series – National Chocolate Pudding Day

Yet another great summer programming event sponsored by Student Activities and Housing and Residential Life, National Chocolate Pudding Day.  Come over to Walker Lawn on Thursday, June 28 for pudding sundae’s, lawn games, and an opportunity to get involved with Outdoor Adventure Program.
For more information please contact Student Activities at activities@mtu.edu or call 906-487-1963.
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Outdoor Adventure Program – Open Challenge Course

The Outdoor Adventure Program is opening their Challenge course to students and the public on Saturday, June 23 at 3 PM to 6 PM.  Bring your sense of adventure and check out the high ropes course and zip-line.  There is no charge for this event and there will be a short tutorial before you get started.  It is required that you fill out the liability waiver to gain access to the course.
For more information please contact the OAP at 906-487-2290.
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Research Volunteers Needed

Are you blood type AB+, AB- or B-?
If so, a research lab on campus is in need of a small donation of blood via the trained personnel at the SDC Portage Health Clinic.  If you are interested, please contact Ms. Kaela Leonard at mderl@mtu.edu or 906-487-1813 to schedule an appointment.  If you have any questions regarding the research please contact Dr. Adrienne Minerick at minerick@mtu.edu.  You will be asked to provide proof of blood type, but other personal information will not be recorded.
You will need to give your consent for the donation and a monetary gift of $5.00 will be given to donors.
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Student News Briefs – Friday June 15, 2012

Outdoor Adventure Program Presents, Art in the Woods Part 2

If you love art AND nature this is for you!  The second in a series of four, the Outdoor Adventure Program is hosting a trip to the Montreal Falls on Sunday, June 17 from 9 AM-3 PM.  Explore your artistic talents by painting, drawing, writing, taking photographs or playing music in nature.  The cost is $10 and covers art supplies and transportation.  Remember to pack a lunch as we won’t be near any restaurants or stores.

For more information contact trip leader, Alyssa Frisk, at afrisk@mtu.edu or call the OAP house at 906-487-2290.

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Summer Programming event,  Shish Kabobs

You are invited to Walker Lawn on Thursday, June 21 at 2:00 PM for shish kabobs.  Come on down to have a tasty snack with your fellow summer students and check out what Outdoor Adventure Program has to offer you.  Camping trips, canoeing and kayaking, Art in the Woods series, and much more!

Sponsored by Student Activities and Housing and Residential Life.

For more information please contact Student Activities at 906-487-1963 or activities@mtu.edu.

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Student News Briefs – Friday, June 8, 2012

Student Activities Hosts Lemonades and Limeades

Please join Student Activities and your fellow students on Walker Lawn, Thursday June 14, at 2:00 for a refreshing treat, Lemonades and Limeades.  For more information please contact Student Activities at 487-1963 or activities@mtu.edu.

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Summer Service Volunteers

Every Thursday from 6-7 PM the ESL (English as a Second Language) program will be  holding English Conversation Hour to give our students the chance to talk to native (or proficient) English speakers in a relaxed setting. We are looking for students and community members to join us and participate in relaxed conversation and games.  Pizza and refreshments will be provided.

If you would like to join us, please come to the Walker Arts and Humanities building, 120A, on Thursdays from June 7- August 2.

For more information, please contact Kate Nearing at kmnearin@mtu.edu.

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A call for Seafood Fest volunteers

Houghton Rotary is hosting their annual Seafood Fest on the Houghton Waterfront from Thursday, June 14 – Sunday, June 17.  Volunteers are still very much needed to help make this event a success.  This is one of the biggest events in the community and many of the other volunteers are people that attend and support many Michigan Tech events.

The following shifts are available and if you are interested please email Suzanne at srsanreg@mtu.edu or Ellen at eshorsch@mtu.edu.

Friday, June 15 from 1 – 5
Set up
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Friday, June 15 from 4:30 – 8:30
Corn, Lobster Cooking
Beer Security – must be 21
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Friday, June 15 from 8PM – Close
Grillers
Shrimp Prep
Beer Security – must be 21
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Saturday, June 16 from 9AM – 1:30
Dishwashing
Setup
Corn, Lobster Cooking
Beer Security – must be 21
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Saturday, June 16 from 1 – 5
Line Servers
Set up
Beer Security – must be 21
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Saturday, June 16 from 4:30 – 8:30
Trash/Trays
Line Servers
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Saturday, June 16 from 8 – close
Trash/Trays
Grillers
Trout Baking
Liner Servers
Setup
Beer Security – must be 21