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Spring 2016

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At Michigan Tech we are blessed with students that are crazy smart! On behalf of the University, Student Affairs and Advancement is seeking nominations for the President’s Award for Leadership, Vice President for Student Affairs and Advancement Award for Service, and various other student leadership awards. The recipient of each award will be honored at the 22nd Annual Student Leadership Awards Ceremony on Friday, April 15.

The nomination process is simple and actually quite easy. All awards and information about each can be found on the web at . For each individual award, simply click on the award title, then complete and submit the nomination form.

Nominations for the President’s Award for Leadership and the Vice President for Student Affairs and Advancement Award for Service are due by 5:00 PM, Friday, March 4.

Nominations for all other Student Leadership Awards are due by 12:00 PM, Friday, March 18.

Please take a minute to nominate a student or colleague today. Each nomination enters you into a drawing for one of four $50 Campus Bookstore gift certificates.

Questions concerning any of the awards should be directed to Karma Kilpela, Student Activities, at 487-1963 or


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Student Activities is pleased to announce the Spring 2016 HuskyLEAD sessions.  HuskyLEAD is a series of workshops designed to develop the leadership skills of students.  The sessions are held on Tuesday evenings at 6:00 PM and last only one hour.  All sessions are held in the MUB Alumni Lounge with the exception of the January 26 workshop, which will be held in Fisher 135.
Any questions, comments or suggestions about HuskyLEAD can be directed to Maryann Wilcox, coordinator for registered student organizations, at 906-487-2402 or
January 19 - A Husky‘s Guide to a Winning Semester.
Start your semester right!  Revisit time-tested strategies and learn new approaches to getting and staying on track academically, setting and achieving goals, and maximizing effectiveness with the time you have available.
Presenters:  Susan Liebau & Heather Simpson, Waino Wahtera Center for Student Success
January 26 - Financing and Budgeting for Your Organization:  Steps to take when applying for funding through the Undergraduate Student Governement (USG).
*Required for registered student organizations applying for funding for the 2016-2017 academic year.
Presenter:  Braeton “Guy” Ardell, treasurer, Undergraduate Student Government
February 9 - Industry Reps – What are they looking for?
Find out what you need to be doing now to gain the skills you need for the future.
Sponsored by Career Services and Industry Representatives
February 23 - Setting Up Your Settings for Success:
Learn more about Google calendars, forms, docs, filters, notifications, and other online resources to make you a more organized, effective and “put together” leader.
Presenter:  Jeremiah Baumann, Manager of Digital Media, Housing & Residential Life
March 15 - The Importance of Being Inclusive:  What leaders need to know now and for the future. 
Raise your awareness and understanding of how to create and implement events that are welcoming and inclusive of our diverse community here at Michigan Tech and globally.
Presenter:  Christa Spielman, Center for Diversity and Inclusion
March 29 - Turn Your Experiences Into a Job Success:
Learn to articulate the leadership skills you learned while on study abroad, co-op or internship, employed by Michigan Tech or in the community, or while participating in your student organization events.
Presenter:  Darnishia Slade, International Programs and Services