Archives—September 2012

Michigan Tech Drive for Five!!!

Michigan Tech football  is running The Drive for Five this weekend. Our undefeated Huskies (3-0) hope to draw 5,000 fans to this Saturday’s home game against No.3-ranked and undefeated Grand Valley State (4-0). This game is very exciting, because both teams are undefeated!

The Kickoff is going to be 6 p.m. on Saturday, September 29, and it will be the second-ever night game at Sherman Field. The first was on September 26, 2009, with a game vs. Grand Valley State.

The school record for attendance was set on August 28, 2004, at 4,332 ,in a game vs. Northern Michigan .  The football team is aiming to set the all-time attendance record for Saturday’s game with 5,000 fans.

Admission is no cost for Michigan Tech students with a valid Tech I.D.,  $5 for adults and $3 for children.

During the game there will be Tackle Childhood Cancer awareness event.

Come and cheer for our undefeated Huskies at Sherman Field at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday! Come and join the celebration!  Watch as Michigan Tech squares off against Grand Valley!


Career Fair Is Around the Corner

The Michigan Tech Career Fair provides great opportunities for students to interact with companies and their representatives.  This fall the Career Fair will take place on October 2 from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.  in the Student Development Complex (SDC).   Companies in attendance are seeking candidates for internship, co-op, and full-time position opportunities. Each company may have different requirements in regards to academic major, status, year in school and GPA . Be sure to review details about which companies you are interested in and  their requirement by visiting www.career.mtu.edu.

Many companies hold information sessions on campus in preparation for the Career Fair.  Students will have an opportunity to learn about more the company, ask questions of the representatives, and receive tips on how to prepare and get their attention at the Career Fair.

To assist you as you prepare for the Career Fair, Career Services offers workshops and individual appointments to review your resume, develop your interview skills, and explain the benefits of a co-op or internship.  For more information about these opportunities, visit www.career.mtu.edu.

HuskyJOBS (http://www.career.mtu.edu/HuskyJOBS/) is valuable resource for you to  use when you search for and apply to jobs online. Check out the website, upload your resume and Opt-In the resume book (e.g. Co-op and Internships). There are great opportunities for students to obtain information about  companies and companies can easily review your resume.


Parade of Nations Is Coming

The Parade of Nations and Multicultural Celebration is a fall tradition that features exotic foods, native costumes, music and dancing from around the world. The celebration begins at 11:00 a.m. on September 22 with a parade that starts on Quincy Street in downtown Hancock. Following the parade is the festival from noon to 4 p.m. at the Dee Stadium. There is no cost for admission and vendors provide tasty culinary treats from around the world for a small cost per item. Come and enjoy the band and singing while tasting delicious international food and desserts. Remember, the admission is free! If you would like to participate in Parade of Nations, you can also volunteer. Detailed information can be found on the Parade of Nations website (http://www.mtu.edu/international/events-programs/parade-nations/).

The Parade of Nations is a very fun and memorable event, and a great opportunity to experience cultural diversity. Each country’s representatives will have a special form of representation of their country in the parade; you might walk with them to experience their spirit in their songs, chant, or dance. If you are active on Facebook, look up Parade of Nations – Michigan Tech and like their page. It is a fun way to get active with the events too.

For transfer students, these are great opportunities to get involved with Michigan Tech and meet new people!