Student News Briefs: August 5, 2011

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POTLUCK SUNDAY:  NOSOTROS is organizing a family-friendly potluck this coming Sunday to say goodbye to our friends, Federica Lanza and Daniele Alami.  Please join us on Sunday, August 7th from 6:00 pm to dusk at the East Houghton Waterfront Park next to the Super 8 hotel.  Everybody is welcome!  Bring a dish to share or something to grill.  There are no BBQ facilities, however you are welcome to bring your own grill.  We will be playing music so you can dance or listen to it.   Alcohol allowed for those 21 and older (no glass);  Bring your own dishes and silverware; Bathroom facilities available.  If you have any questions, please contact Alessia Uboni at auboni@mtu.edu.

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2011 PARADE OF NATIONS AND MULTICULTURAL FESTIVAL:  Start planning now for this year’s Parade of Nations and Multicultural Festival to be held on Saturday, September 17, 2011.  All are welcome to participate!

The Parade:  March behind your nation’s flag from Hancock to the Dee Stadium in Houghton.  Wear your native dress or build a float to meet this year’s theme “Spice is Always Nice.”   Make it more festive by playing music, passing out candy or anything else that will add to the fun!

The Multicultural Festival:   Show your talent and sign up for an entertainment spot,  plan for a craft or ethnic food booth  and find out why we call this the largest multicultural event in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

Applications are available at the website  http://www.mtu.edu/international/events-programs/parade-nations/.  If you have any questions, please contact Michigan Tech’s Center for Diversity and Inclusion Office at 906-487-2920 or International Programs and Services office at 906-487-2160.

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INPUT NEEDED FOR AUXILIARY SERVICES:  Have you had to make room or facilities reservations for your campus event?  If so, Auxiliary Services would like your feedback.  Please take a few minutes to complete the survey at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/6QG536C .  This survey is being conducted to solicit customer feedback on the reservation process for the Auxiliary Services Department at Michigan Tech.  The results will be used to improve our services as well as share the results with other areas on campus.  If you have any questions, please contact Laura Harry at lharry@mtu.edu.

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GREAT NORTHERN ADVENTURE RACE:  Michigan Tech’s Outdoor Adventure Program is announcing their second running of the G reat N orthern A dventure R ace, and we want you to be a part of it!  The race will begin at 11:00 am on Saturday, September 24, 2011 and will conclude at approximately 4:00 pm.  This introductory 3-5 hour race will consist of orienteering, mountain biking, running/walking, and other mystery challenge events working with either 2 or 4 person teams.  This is a great race for first time adventure racers as well as a good warm-up for the seasoned veterans. The race will take place on the Tech Trails, Nara Trails, and local campus community.

Registration fee is $20 per racer.  Space is limited to 20 students and 40 community/staff members. Sign up today before all of the spots are filled. Race gear can be rented from the OAP at 1/2 price.  Please complete and submit the Health History, Registration and Liability forms (required to compete) by September 16, 2011 at 5:00 pm.  Further race details and information such as Registration and Health/Liability forms can be found online at http://www.oap.mtu.edu/adventurerace.  If you have any questions, contact oap@mtu.edu or call 906-487-2290.

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ROZSA CENTER ANNOUNCES 2011-2012 SEASON:  Michigan Technological University’s Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts and the Department of Visual and Performing Arts announce their 2011-2012 Season!  Subscription sales begin Monday, August 1, 2011, and single ticket sales begin September 1, 2011.  This year’s performances include the spectacles of dance that are MOMIX and Savion Glover; the internationally acclaimed composer and conductor Eric Whitacre; everyone’s favorite storyteller Garrison Keillor; the comedian Maria Bamford; and the hilarious Deer Camp – The Musical.  Also join us for local talent including the vibrant Michigan Tech Jazz Lab Band punctuated by phenomenal student musicians, the award-winning Superior Wind Symphony, and the more intimate works “Fuddy Meers,” “Almost Maine,” and “Twelfth Night,” by the Tech Theatre Company in the McArdle Theatre.

For more information and to purchase tickets, contact Michigan Tech Ticketing Services at the Central Ticket Office (SDC), at 906-487-2073, or go online at tickets.mtu.edu.

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