Student News Briefs – Friday, January, 11, 2013

2013 Spring Involvement Fair Registration Reminder

Registered Student Organizations at Michigan Tech are reminded to register for the 2013 Spring Involvement Fair “Balloon Your Involvement” to be held on Tuesday, January 22, 2013 from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM in the MUB Commons.  Organizations should register online by going to  Registrations will be accepted through next Friday.  The Fair will be open to all Michigan Tech students and is an important recruitment opportunity for your organization.  There is no fee to register and refreshments will be served.  Student Activities requests that each organization provide an activity, give-away or prize drawing for the participants.  If you have any questions, please contact Maryann Wilcox, Coordinator for Registered Student Organizations, by phone at 906-487-2402, by email at, or by stopping by MUB 106.

HuskyLEAD Session

The next HuskyLEAD session will be held on Tuesday, January 22 at 6:00 PM. Utilizing Leadership Experiences in Your Job Search will cover how to express and display on your resume and throughout the interview process all that you’ve learned from HuskyLEAD and becoming a campus leader.


Come Dance with NOSOTROS

On Friday, January 18 from 8:00 – 11:00 PM, NOSOTROS welcomes you to join them for free salsa lessons. No partner necessary and open to the public.

For more information please contact Sara at


Winter Carnival 2013 Special Event Registration:

Online registration is up and running! Use the following link to register your organization for special events:
The online registration deadline is January 17, 2013 at 6:00 pm.
Please email with questions.
One-time funds Available for a Student Organization

Staff members from Michigan Tech’s Office of Development have been raising funds in 2012 through their “Jeans Friday Program.” On any given Friday, for a donation of $2, staff could wear jeans to work that day.  They raised $833 in 2012 that they now would like to give to a registered student organization here at Tech.  They are accepting funding requests until February 15.  At that time they will evaluate the requests and make a decision on granting the funds.  Students can submit a request form by filling out the following PDF form and submitting it electronically to pjnutini@mtu.eduJeans Friday funding request
For any questions, contact Paula Nutini at 487-3609 or
Intramural-Recreational Sports Service has the following updates:

Upcoming Officials’ Meetings/Clinics:
Basketball: Tuesday, 1/22 @ 7:00PM in the multi-purpose gym classroom 231
Volleyball: Thursday, 1/24 @ 5:30PM in the multi-purpose gym court #1

Upcoming Team Sports Managers’ Meetings:
Basketball (6:00PM), Volleyball (6:15PM), and Bowling (6:30PM) : Tuesday, 1/15 in SDC 237; Entry deadline is 1/18 @ 5:00PM

Please call 487-3556 for more information.