Student News Briefs – Friday, November 9, 2012


HuskyLEAD Session- Hosting Large-Scale Events

Presentation is on Tuesday, November 13 at 6:00PM in MUB Ballroom B.

This weeks topic focuses on Teamwork, Communication, and Ethical Practices.  Participants will learn how to plan to host a large scale event. From risk assessment/planning to room/space reservations. Participants will gain a thorough perspective when planning their next large scale event.

Presenter: Katie Cooper

For more information contact Student Activities at 487-1963 or


International Education Week

Study Abroad Fair on Monday, November 12, 2012 in the MUB Ballroon A2 from 11:00AM-2:00PM. This will give students the opportunity to ‘SHOP’ for international study opportunities. They will also have the opportunity to enter a raffle for a $1,000 Study Abroad Scholarship and there will be door prizes as well! You are welcomed to stop by.

“Latin America and Beyond” on Thursday, November 15, 2012 from 5:00-7:00PM in the DHH Ballroom. Students that have traveled to Brazil, Spain, London,
Canada, Costa Rica, and South Korea will participate in a panel discussion sharing their experiences, what motivated them to study abroad and what they gained from their experiences. This will be an interactive discussion and snacks will be served.

For more information contact Darnishia Slade at or 487-2160.


Presentation- “Growing Rail Industry in Wisconsin-Perspective from two Tech Alums”

REAC is having their November general meeting this coming Tuesday November 13 in DOW 875 at 6:00PM. Two Tech Alums Brent Marsh & Steve Sams will be presenting on “Growing Rail Industry in Wisconsin-Perspective from two Tech Alums”. As usual free pizza & pop will be provided. Also If you are interested in becoming an officer, elections will be held for the Marketing & Advertising Chair for 2013! Its a great way to get involved! See you there! All Majors are Welcome!

For more information please contact Mandy Workman at


Husky Tae Kwon Do Club Practice – Schedule for November 12 – 16

Tuesday November 13 – 5:30-7:30PM, MUB Ballroom A
Thursday November 15 – 5:30-7:30PM, MUB Alumni Lounge

All ages and experience levels welcome. Check us out for free!

For more information, contact Jake Carrick


The BIG QUESTION:  Is TRUTH the real loser in our elections and politics?

Join us for ongoing discussions about BIG QUESTIONS this Friday, November 9, in the MUB Commons at 4:00PM.  The BIG QUESTION:  Is TRUTH the real loser in our elections and politics?  What does your faith say about truth in the public arena?  Take a look at the following articles: and

Sponsored by Lutheran Campus Ministry [ELCA]. For more information please contact Buccky Beach at




Lifeguard & WSI Classes Offered

The American Red Cross is offering certification classes in Lifeguarding and Water Safety Instruction during the spring semester.  These two classes are split into one full unit of the required activity classes, and one free-elective academic credit.

Classes are offered at 3:30 to accommodate most students’ class schedules.

For more information please contact Judy Fynewever at


Reminder – Applications for LeaderShape Still Being Accepted!

Students are encouraged to apply for the LeaderShape Institute!  This event takes place from January 7-12 and is a hands-on leadership experience that strives to help leaders “lead with integrity.”  Applications are due by November 16, so don’t forget to apply!  For more information, or to start an application, go to .
For more information please contact Student Activities at (906) 487-1963 or email

Attention December Graduates:

The Michigan Tech Student Foundation (MTSF) and the Student Philanthropy Council invite you to make your upcoming commencement day even more meaningful by participating in the Class Tribute Program.  It’s an opportunity for you to recognize someone special to you in the printed commencement program.

Go to for program and participation details.  The deadline for tribute submissions is Wednesday, November 14, 2012.

For questions, contact Paula Nutini at 487-3609 or