Archives—June 2014

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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Student News Briefs – Monday, June 16, 2014

1. Indoor Training for your Outdoor Activities

Spin through warm-ups, sprints, climbs, cool-downs, and more, with plenty of encouragement and upbeat music. You control your bike’s resistance, so pedaling is as easy or difficult as you choose.

Schedule Variety and Intensity Options. Rev it up and burn some calories fast in the 40 minute Spin Express on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 12noon. Evening Power Pedal is held on Tuesdays @ 6:15pm or join us on Saturdays at 8am for Rise and Spin.

Did you know? Classes are happening now through August. Join the SPIN classes anytime and COMMIT TO BE FIT with a special low-rate $30 student 8-punch class card OR try us out for a single session for only $6.

For awesome deals, event announcements and more, connect with Michigan Tech Recreation on Facebook and michigantechrecreation.com.


2. Aqua Zumba

Ready, Set, Summer! With fun music and traditional aquatic fitness disciplines, Aqua Zumba is your go-to summer workout. COMMIT TO BE FIT with Michigan Tech Recreation.

Love Zumba? Love the water? Blend it all together into a workout that’s mixed with cardio, body toning, and is most of all exhilarating. Aqua Zumba classes are held Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6:15pm in the SDC Pool.

Visit the website for more information on Aqua Zumba!

For awesome deals, event announcements and more, connect with Michigan Tech Recreation on Facebook and michigantechrecreation.com.


3. Volunteer Opportunity

The Aspirus Keweenaw Copperman Triathlon will be held on August 2 this year in beautiful Copper Harbor. The committee has begun its search for volunteers for this year’s race. Without the help of all of the wonderful volunteers, this race would not be possible. There are many opportunities in various capacities. If you’re available to help on either the 1st or 2nd, please let us know. Volunteers are able to tent camp on our site at Fort Wilkins Friday & Saturday and all receive a free t-shirt.

To sign up, you can go online to the keweenawcopperman.org website, click on “volunteer”, and fill out the form. Email Molly at mholmstrom@aspiruskeweenaw.org if you have any questions.


4. Last Call to Sign Up Today for the Michigan Tech Expo

Hello Student Organization leaders!  During the weeks of June 22-28 and July 6-12, Summer Youth Programs will be hosting two huge scholarship summer camps: Women in Engineering (WIE) and Engineering Scholars Program (ESP). As part of these camps, we host an expo about all things Michigan Tech. This expo includes representatives from many student organizations, Enterprise teams, and club sports. Additionally, this will serve as the academic expo for the two programs; all departments are welcome to attend.

The purpose of the “Tech Expo” is to give these bright students a feeling of what life is like at Michigan Tech. All of the participants have applied and been accepted to the program based on academic performance, extracurricular activities, and teacher recommendations — they are very driven and interesting young people! During the week of June 23rd, the group is entirely female. 150 students participate each week for a total of 300.

Dates: Wed. June 25 and Wed. July 9

Times: Both Expos are from 4 – 5 PM

Location: MUB Ballroom

If you or someone else in your organization is here for the summer and would be interested in hosting a booth, please fill out the information below. Last year we hosted several dozen tables, and we are striving to make this year’s Expo the best yet! If you have any questions about the event or our programs, please feel welcome to contact Liz Fujita (eafujita@mtu.edu).

To sign up, please fill out this short FORM.


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