Archives—January 2017

New Year, New Commute!

Hello Commuters!

I’d like to start this new year of The Commute by introducing myself, Drew Stockero, your new commuter assistant. For those of you who frequently read The Commute, former commuter assistant Erica LeClaire has earned her bachelor’s degree in History and moved on from the position. (Congratulations Erica!) For a little background about myself I’m a second year Audio Production and Technology Major from the not so far away town of Hancock. I’ve been around MTU for a most of my life and I love the sense of community that this campus fosters. I hope to continue to form this community with all of you, the commuter students, by extending to you the opportunity to join me in various activities throughout the semester or come visit me during my office hours. (Tuesdays 9-11am and Fridays 2-4pm Wahtera Center Room 160) Feel free to stop by if you ever have any questions or even if you want to chat. For now, that’s enough about me, let’s dive into a couple of the upcoming activities being offer across campus.

For those of you who enjoy live music, the Michigan Tech jazz ensembles will be celebrating 50 years of jazz on campus with shows at 7:30pm January 27th and 28th at the Rozsa Center. The shows will feature MTU jazz combos such as Jaztec, Astrosax, and Momentum who I’m sure will bring their signature blend of funk and jazz fusion. The Rozsa stage has been transformed into a jazz club to ensure a true jazz experience. Admission is free for MTU students through the Experience Tech program so be sure to swing on by for what I’m sure will be great shows.

If your looking for a new way to get involved on campus while contributing to make our community a better place, look no further. The Husky Food Access Network (HuskyFAN) is currently in need of volunteers. HuskyFAN is the campus food pantry that helps hungry students get the food they need to remain healthy and successful. Any amount of time you are able to offer, HuskyFan is in need of more volunteers. If you’re interested in being a volunteer send an email to If you have any questions feel free to contact Whitney Boroski at

That’s all I have for now, but be sure to check back next week for another post in The Commute!