Student News Briefs – Friday, October 26, 2012

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Pumpkin carving Event

A pumpkin carving for all ages will be held at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1100 College Avenue, beginning at 6:00 PM on Sunday, October 28.  This event is sponsored by the Lutheran Campus Ministry (ELCA).  Bring your own pumpkin and carving tools if you can.  Treats will be provided!

For more information, call 482-5410.

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Study Break with Alpha Sigma Tau Sorority

Take a study break with Alpha Sigma Tau Sorority this Friday in a game of spoons or Scattergories. We’ll be hanging out in the basement of Wads with some snacks from 6:00-7:00PM. We look forward to seeing you there!

For more information please contact Gabriela Shirkey at geshirke@mtu.edu .

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Salsa Lessons

On November 3, the Latin party starts with 1 house Salsa lessons from 8:00 to 9:00 PM, located in MUB Ballroom A and will continue as an open dance floor from 9:00 to 11:00 PM. This event is free and open to public.

For more information please contact Sara Alian at salian@mtu.edu .

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GLBTQ History Month Speaker

oSTEM (Out is Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) is hosting a visit from Dr. Ron Buckmire.  Dr. Buckmire is a National Science Foundation (NSF) Program Director in the Division of Undergraduate Education from 28-30 October. He will be giving a talk as part of GLBTQ History Month from 7:00 – 8:00 PM in Dow 641 on Monday, October 29. His talk, entitled:  “A Black, Gay NSF program Officer? Or, How I Got Here From There,” gives an overview of his personal experiences as a member of multiple minority groups.

For more information please contact Mark Hopkins at mahopkin@mtu.edu .

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Winter Carnival 2013 Applications

Applications for stage revue, queens, and month long snow statues will be available in the Blue Key office beginning Monday, October 29 at 8:00 AM. The Blue Key office is located in MUB 106 and applications can be picked up Monday-Friday from 8:00 AM-5:00 PM.

Please contact bkpresident@mtu.edu with any questions.

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Dodge ball with Tau Kappa Epsilon

Come hangout and play some Dodge ball with the Brothers of Tau Kappa Epsilon at the SDC Racquetball rooms next Thursday, November 1, at 7:00PM. Rides will be leaving the Wadsworth Hall lobby, and also the TKE house at 6:45PM.

For any additional questions, comments, or concerns please contact Kevin Kyle at 231-215-9750 or email kdkyle@mtu.edu.

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HuskyLEAD Session

Executive Board Blitz – Working as a Team for a Successful Year-  Tuesday, October 30, 6:00-7:00 PM MUB Ballroom B

o Leadership Competencies: Self Awareness, Teamwork, Communication, Ethical Practices, Social Responsibility

o Learning Outcome: Participants will learn various techniques to strengthen their team, motivate their members, and plan together in order to maximize the effectiveness of their organization and their programs/activities.

For more information please contact Student Activities at 487-1963.

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