Day: November 18, 2011

Student News Briefs: November 18, 2011


WINTER CRAFT BAZAAR:  The 41st Annual Winter Craft Bazaar sponsored by the Apartments’ Residence Council will be held on Sunday, December 4, 2011 from noon to 6:00 pm in the SDC Wood Gym.  Would you like to be a vendor?  Contact for more information.  Suggested donation for entry into the Bazaar is a non-perishable food item and/or $2.00.  All donations and crafter table fees benefit local charities and food pantries.


LEADERSHAPE APPLICATIONS:  The 2012 LeaderShape Institute® will be held January 2 – 8 at the Alberta Ford Center.  This is a great opportunity available for Michigan Tech students!  LeaderShape® is an intensive week-long leadership development experience that is designed to help students to “lead with integrity.”  Students work in large and small groups as they learn and teach one another through interactive lectures, activities, and discussions.  There is a minimal fee of $100 for the Institute that helps offset the cost of all transportation, lodging, and meals which will be provided to participants.  Selected students are expected to stay at the Alberta Ford Center for the duration of the Institute.  If you would like to apply for LeaderShape® 2012 the application can be found at:



HABITAT FOR HUMANITY ReSTORE:  Copper Country Habitat for Humanity ReStore is looking for donations and volunteers. Volunteering is a great resume builder and an opportunity for Student and Greek Organizations to fill in Community Service hours.  They accept donations such as appliances, furniture, tools, and other household goods.  The website is  They are open Tuesday – Saturday from 9:30am – 5:00pm.  Please contact Tristram Hokenson at if you have any questions. 


GET YOUR GLI TICKETS:  Discounted GLI Tickets for Michigan Tech Students, Alumni & Fans are on sale for the 47th annual Great Lakes Invitational Hockey Tournament Dec. 29-30 in Detroit. The 2011 edition of the GLI will feature tournament mainstays Michigan Tech, Michigan, and Michigan State along with invitational team Boston College in a true tournament format at Joe Louis Arena, home of the NHL’s Detroit Red Wings.  The two semifinals will be played on Thursday, Dec. 29, beginning with Michigan Tech vs Michigan State at 4 p.m. Michigan will take on Boston College in the second semifinal at 7:30. On Friday, Dec. 30, the third-place game will start at 4 p.m. with the championship game scheduled for 7:30 p.m.

Discounted tickets for Michigan Tech students and alumni can be purchased online by using this ticketmaster link and code:


These are the sections and seats that are reserved for Michigan Tech students, alumni & fans:

Lower Level Reserved  $20
Sect. 104-106

Upper Level Reserved  $10
 Sec. 205-206

Lower Level  $15
General Admission

Upper Level
General Admission  $5