Month: February 2013

Overnight Statue a Success!

Congratulations to all who stopped by and helped build our overnight statue during the Winter Carnival all-nighter!   As you can see, the statue turned out to be really cool, and we even placed 7th in our division!  Here are some photos of our project:

Our first form of the night!
Kayleigh starting a snowball fight with Tim

Our statue! Can you guess what it is?

Here’s a really cool picture of our statue from Blue Key!

To check out more photos of Winter Carnival 2013, click here.

Making the hammer head out of slush

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Chinese New Year Celebration

The Chinese Student and Scholars Association (CSSA) will be hosting their annual Chinese Night, a celebration of the Chinese New Year. 2013 Chinese Night will take place on Friday, February 15 and has two special events within it, a New Years Eve Dinner and a Chinese Spring Festival cultural performance.

The celebratory dinner will consist of traditional, home-cooked Chinese dishes, such as mushroom chicken and rib and potato, and will take place from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM in the MUB. Directly following the dinner will be the Chinese Spring Festival, which will emphasize the new year: the Year of the Snake. The performance will consist of the famous Chinese Opera, The Legend of the Snake , the famous Thousands of hand Guanyin traditional dance, and a skit performed international students entitled MTU Friends. The Spring Festival performance will take place from 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM at the Rozsa Center.

The Chinese New Year is a sacred tradition in China, “just like Christmas in the west,” so join the CSSA in celebrating! Tickets (available in the Rozsa and the SDC box office) cover the cost of both the dinner and the show and are only $12 with your Tech ID! Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity! For ticket information and more info about the event, please click here.

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LinkedIn: Alumni-Student Networking

Are you interested in talking to professionals in your field about the do’s and don’ts when applying for a job? Would you like to talk to the alumni of Michigan Tech about how to be professional in your field?  Then the Alumni-Student Networking program on LinkedIn sounds just right for you!

The purpose of this program is to allow professional mentors provide encouragement and knowledge to current students who seek guidance and wisdom for working in their professional field.  Students can ask questions about interview etiquette, the versatility of their degree,  and even get advice on things such as potential career goals or how to find a job after graduation.  This resource is really beneficial in making connections to the professional world and can give you a huge leg up when applying for real-world jobs.  

Don’t miss out on this great opportunity!  Getting started is really easy, just click here to make a LinkedIn account (if you don’t already have one) and follow its directions to join the Alumni-Student Networking group.  For more information, please email

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