News Briefs – Friday, July 27, 2012

National Watermelon Day

Student Activities is hosting National Watermelon Day on Walker Lawn on Thursday, August 2 at 2:00 PM. Along with a complimentary slice of watermelon, there will be a seed spitting contest.  The winner will receive a surprise prize.
For more information on this event please contact Student Activities at 906-487-1963 or

Mind Trekkers needs volunteers

There is an exciting event coming up in the end of August. Mind Trekkers will be attending the Houghton County Fair at the fair grounds in Hancock. They are looking for 100 volunteers for this trip. This will be a great kick start to the school year and a chance for everyone to make some new friends! They will be meeting at the Administration Building at 8:00am on Saturday, August 25. From there they will travel to the fair grounds, set up, and enjoy a day full of mind trekking and science! The event will run from 10 AM to 5:00 PM. Lunch will be provided.
8:00 AM – Meet at Admin, drive to fair grounds
8:30 AM – Set up for event
10:00 AM – Event starts
5:00 PM – Event Ends, clean up immediately
5:30 PM – Drive back to Admin Building
Volunteer form is found at:
Please contact Kimberly D’Augustino at or call 989-335-3774 for more information.
Get your clubs out .. it’s time to golf!!

The School of Business and Economics, along with the MBA Association, and the student chapter of the American Marketing Association is hosting the 3rd Annual Par-Tee Time Golf Outing.  This event is scheduled for Saturday, August 4, 2012 at the Michigan Tech Portage Lake Golf Course, during Alumni Reunion weekend.

For more information and the registration form please go to

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