Student News Briefs – Friday, February 8, 2013

Bigfoot Snowshoe Event

IT’S HERE…the Annual Bigfoot Snowshoe  event. Even if you haven’t pre-registered you can still come! Late registration at the Michigan Tech ball field entrance begins at 8:30 AM. The cost at the door is $15 for students & children and  $18 for adults. Participants receive a long sleeve shirt and are eligible for prizes. Snowshoes are provided.

For more information contact the Outdoor Adventure Progam at 487-2290.


Student Leadership Awards 2013 Now Open for Nominations

At Michigan Tech we are blessed with students that are crazy smart.  As faculty and staff we partner with these students to inspire community, scholarship, possibilities, accountability, and tenacity. Now is the time to recognize these students for their commitment, enthusiasm, and leadership. On behalf of the University, Student Affairs is seeking nominations for the President’s Award for Leadership, Vice President for Student Affairs Service Award, and various other student leadership awards. The recipient of each award will be honored at the spring student leadership awards which will be held on Friday, April 19, 2013.

The nomination process is simple and actually, quite easy. All awards and information about each can be found on the web at . Once you find the award, simply click on the award header/description and submit the nomination.

Nominations for the President’s Award for Leadership and the Vice President for Student Affairs Award for Service need to be submitted by Friday, March 8, 2013, at 5:00 p.m.  Nominations for all other Student Leadership Awards need to be submitted by Noon on Friday, March 22, 2013.

Please take a minute to nominate a student or colleague today. Each nomination will enter you into a drawing for one of four $50 gift certificates from the Campus Bookstore.

If you have any questions concerning the awards, please contact Karma Maynard at 487-1963 or


HuskyLEAD Session – Balancing Time, Classes, and Your Organization

The next HuskyLEAD session will be held on February 12, in MUB Ballroom B at 6:00 PM.   Participants attending this session will learn techniques to help them examine their priorities.  Leaders will be able to identify and prioritize their commitments while learning more about various time and stress management techniques.

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


2013 Study Abroad MEME Contest

What comes to mind when you think about studying abroad? Share your thoughts with MEME for your chance to win a fabulous prize (and bragging rights!) Prizes are as follows:

Grand Prize: $1,000 USAC Scholarship
Second Prize: $350 Study Abroad Program Fee Scholarship
Third Prize: $165 Passport Application Fee Scholarship
Honorable Mention: Huskies Studying Abroad T-Shirt

Complete list of official rules and entry form:  Rules and Form

To enter, please submit your entry form and MEME as a PDF to by February 22, 2013, 11:59 PM.


Student Persistence Survey

As students at Michigan Tech, we are interested in improving student
persistence.  We are gathering information on why you stay or leave a
particular major, and who had a role in your decisions.
We’d appreciate you completing the survey at:

It will take approximately 15 minutes and you will remain anonymous.
Please complete the survey by Friday,February 15.


Reminder of upcoming Officials’ Meetings and Clinics

Floor Hockey, 2/13@ 6:30PM; Multi-Purpose Gym Courts 3 & 4
Innertube Water Polo, 2/13 @ 9:00 PM; SDC Pool

Reminder of upcoming Team Sports Managers’ Meetings SDC Room 237:
Innertube Water Polo, 2/12 @ 6PM; Entry Deadline 2/14 @ 5:00 PM
Floor Hockey, 2/12 @ 6:15PM; Entry Deadline 2/14 @ 5:00 PM
Soccer-Tennis, 2/12 @ 6:30PM; Entry Deadline 2/18 @ 5:00 PM

**Wrestling has been canceled due to lack of mats**

Please visit or call 487-3556 for more information.


Chinese New Year Celebration

The Michigan Teach Chinese Students and Scholars Association (CSSA) is proud to present 2013 Chinese Night celebrating our tradition with feast and performance.  There will be a big New Year’s Eve dinner on Friday, February 15 at the MUB from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM with seven delicious Chinese dishes such as Beef Tomato, Mushroom Chicken, Potato with Ribs and much more.

For tickets information, please visit Tickets also available at the SDC box office.  Tickets, including dinner & show, will be $15 for the public, $12 for students, $6 for children (under 13), and FREE for CSSA members.

For more information please contact Han Cheng at



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