Archives—October 2011

You’re Invited: Commuter Appreciation Day & Halloween Party

On Thursday, October 27th, we will be hosting the 2nd Annual Commuter Appreciation Day from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm in the Commuter Lounge (MUB 106)!  

This FREE event will  include awesome Halloween activities, like making caramel apples, carving a giant pumpkin, designing Halloween masks, a costume contest, and watching It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown!  

And since it’s also a day to appreciate Michigan Tech’s commuter students, we will be having lots of FREE food, like pasties, cookies, hot chocolate, and cider.  There will also be a raffle with awesome prizes and coupons for all who attend.

So be appreciated and join us for this fun, festive, and FREE event!

HuskyLead | A Free Leadership Workshop Series for YOU

Do you want to improve your leadership skills?

Are you hoping to refine your understanding of what leadership is?

Then HuskyLEAD is for you!

HuskyLEAD is a program on campus that’s designed to produce successful student-leaders at Michigan Tech.  It’s for both experienced and non-experienced leaders alike and helps improve the skills that are necessary to make yourself exceptional.  

HuskyLEAD focuses on teamwork, self-awareness, ethical practices, communication, and social responsibility.  So if you are interested in enhancing your real-world leadership skills, then attend HuskyLEAD at 6:00 pm on Tuesdays in the MUB Ballroom A1.  For, more information, please visit

Leadershape ® 2012 | Apply Now

What do you plan to do during your last week of winter break? How about working on a blueprint to produce extraordinary results your life? Attending Leadershape ® is one surefire way to start the year out right.

If you are a leader or aspire to be one, than this one-week camp is for you. Hosted at Michigan Tech’s Ford Forestry Center (an off campus retreat center) this week of activities is a great way to get to know some of Michigan Tech’s finest students while learning and growing as a leader.

Leadershape® is an internationally recognized leadership training program. Any Michigan Tech student can apply to attend Leadershape® for a minimal cost. After being accepted and paying the low cost registration fee; all expenses, food, lodging, and travel to the retreat center will be covered.

Applications for Leadershape ® 2012 (Jan 3-8 2012) are due November 4, 2011.

To find out more about Michigan Tech’s Leadershape ® program visit:

To find out about the national Leadershape® initiative:

October at the Rozsa Center!

With a new month, comes a new series of events at the Rozsa Center. This month, the Rozsa is offering five performances to keep you entertained and enlightened.

#1: Deer Camp the Musical

Deep Camp the Musical depicts four fearless hunters on their yearly journey to deer camp. Despite hunting together for half a lifetime, the hunters have never brought home a deer and their wives begin to question just what they are doing at deep camp.

Thursday, October 6th @ 7:30 pm
Michigan Tech Students pay $20; Show your hunting license and get $10 off!

#2: Double Feature: One Man Lord of the Rings and One Man Star
Dubbed as a” tour de force of delightful geekdom”, the Student Entertainment Board will be presenting a double feature of  “One Man Lord of the Rings” and “One Man Star Wars.” Both hilarious features will be  preformed by Charlie Ross, who also wrote the acts.

Michigan Tech Students pay $10
Saturday October 8 @7:30 & 10:00pm

#3: Keweenaw Symphony Orchestra Evil Fall Orchestra, 40th anniversary

The Orchestra will perform a series of pieces conveying darkness, evil, and wickedness- a true October delight!

Saturday October 15 @ 7:30pm
FREE with Michigan Tech ID

#4: Band and Choir Festival Featuring Composer Eric Whitacre
Talented Michigan Tech vocalists, instrumentalists, and regional high school musicians will come together for the first Michigan Tech Band and Choir Honors Festival. Eric Whitacre, a composer known throughout the world, will conduct the performances.

Friday, October 21st @ 7:30pm
FREE with Michigan Tech ID

#5: Storytelling with Garrison Keillor

Garrison Keillor, a “charming, witty, and always-entertaining writer, humorist, and long-time host of the National Public Radio hit “A Prairie Home Companion,” will tell funny  stories about his life in the mid west.

Wednesday, October 26 @ 7:30pm
Students pay $24

For more info on these events, visit http://tickets.mtu.edu