Day: April 12, 2013

Student News Briefs – Friday, April 12, 2013

Khana Khazana -Thai Cuisine

A collaboration of Michigan Tech International Students and Michigan Tech Dining Services is bringing you a fine international lunch at the Memorial Union Food Court on Friday, April 12 from 11:00 AM – 1:30 PM.


Outdoor Adventure Program Hosts a Gear Swap

The Outdoor Adventure Program is accepting gear at their location until 3:00 PM, April 19. Call 906-487-2290 for more information.


To: All Michigan Tech Registered Student Organizations

The SDC open reservation period for the 2013/2014 academic year begins today. SDC facilities may be reserved two hours before or after hours during the regular academic year for registered student organizations. During breaks and summer semester, the SDC follows the posted building hours. Reservations for SDC facilities can be requested at left banner Facility Reservation Form. Remember, due to the large demand for space, reservations may be limited to one 2-hour slot per week per organization. Locker rooms still close at the normal building hours. SDC hours are posted at

Please remember to inform all non-students who participate with student organizations that they are required to purchase a SDC daily pass or membership.

Feel free to contact Lois Sedar ( at 487-2578 if you have any questions.


Special Community Program Spring Events Announced

Yoga for Athletic Conditioning

Sunday, April 14, 2:00-4:00pm, SDC Studio

A beginning yoga workshop for athletes to enhance performance, increase flexibility, balance the body, improve strength and learn to focus. Click here for program details.

$15 per participant ($10 for Michigan Tech students)

Pay at the door. No pre-registration required.

ZUMBA Fitness Party

Sunday, May 5, 12:30-2:00pm, SDC Studio

Learn the favorites and join the fun at our Cinco de Mayo Zumba Party. A fun event for beginners and Zumba addicts alike! Click here for program details.

$10 per participant

Online registration available here or by calling the SDC Ticket Office at 487-2073.

Lifeguard Training Class

May 10, 11, 17 & 18, SDC Pool

American Red Cross course includes lifeguard and CPR certification as well as training materials. All participants must be 15 years of age or older and be able to swim a combination of front crawl and breaststroke for 500 yards without stopping. Click here for program details.

$250 per participant

Online registration available here or by calling the SDC Ticket Office at 487-2073.

For more information on Michigan Tech Community Programs, please visit us online at, email us at, or call 487-2975. Summer 2013 information will be released soon – new classes have been added and current favorites will still be available!


LeaderShape On-site Coordinator Applications Available

LeaderShape 2014 On-site Coordinator applications are now available at Student Activities, MUB 112 or the Outdoor Adventure Program, 207 East St. across the highway from the Library. Please return all application materials hard copy to the Outdoor Adventure Program.

For more information please visit the website at or contact Whitney Boroski at


Broomball Referee Supervisor Applications Available

Broomball Referee Supervisor applications for the 2013 – 2014 season are now available on the Broomball website until Wednesday, April 17 at 4:00 PM.

Please consider applying to take a more active role within Broomball and to help continue the Broomball tradition at Michigan Tech. Applications are due to the Broomball Office in the ground floor of Wadsworth Hall no later than Wednesday, April 17. Interviews will follow shortly after.


Intramural-Recreational Sports Service Updates

Upcoming Individual/Dual Sports
Tennis Doubles; entry deadline 4/15 @ 5PM; competition on 4/19 and 4/20
Sand Volleyball Two’s; entry deadline 4/15 @ 5PM; competition on 4/19 and 4/20

Please call 487-3556 for more information.


Enter to Win a Semester of Tuition

The Michigan Tech Honors Institute is pleased to announce the Bosch-Honors Institute Scholarship Raffle, offering a scholarship for one semester of tuition at Michigan Tech or one of two $250 gift cards to the University Bookstore. This raffle raises funds for undergraduate research at Michigan Tech by funding the Undergraduate Research Expo and Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships.

Tickets are $15 each and can be purchased online starting April 15 and will continue until 5:00 PM on September 4, 2013. The winner of the scholarship and gift cards will be drawn at K-Day at McLain State Park on September 6, 2013 at 3:00 PM. Ticket holders need not be present to win. More information can be found at:

Please direct any questions about the raffle to

State of Michigan Raffle License Number: R21027