Archives—May 2014

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

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