Student News Briefs – Friday, April 26, 2013

Khana Khazana – Five Countries Combo Meal

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 26 from 11:00 AM – 1:30 PM.


19th Annual Student Leadership Awards Announcements

Congratulations to the following students, student organizations, and advisors for inspiring community, scholarship, possibilities, accountability and tenacity within Michigan Tech as well as our community.

Here are your 2013 Student Leadership Award recipients:

Melanie Hoffman, President’s Award for Leadership

Michael Adler, Provost Award for Scholarship

Claire Meneguzzo, Vice President’s Award for Service

Kevin Cassell, Exceptional Leadership in Student Governance

Yu Summer Gu, Exceptional Enthusiasm as a Student Leader

Jason Cattelino, Student Employee of the Year

Hannah Altscheffel, Rising Star of the Year

Caleb Vogt, Undergraduate Research Expo, Exceptional Program of the Year

Society of Women Engineers, Most Improved Student Organization

Leo Ureel II, Breaking Digital Barriers, Exceptional Community Service Project

Memorial Union Board, Student Organization of the Year

Emanuel Marcos R. Castro Oliveira, Student Organization Advisor of the Year

Dr. William Predebon, Clair M. Donovan Award

Howard Haselhuhn, Outstanding Graduate Student Leader

Antonio Velazques Hernandez, Outstanding Graduate Mentor

Gregory P. Waite, Outstanding Graduate Mentor

Chadwick Kern, Greek Man of the Year

Rochelle Spencer, Greek Woman of the Year

Collin Doerr-Newton, Percy Julian Award


Tau Beta Pi is holding a Bent Dedication Ceremony

The Michigan Tech chapter of Tau Beta Pi is holding a Bent Dedication Ceremony on Thursday, May 2, at 2:00 PM, between the Van Pelt and Opie Library and Rekhi Hall. We would like to invite all students, faculty and staff to join us! Rain Location: Dow Lobby

The Bent is the official symbol of Tau Beta Pi, the national engineering honor society. It represents Tau Beta Pi’s principle of “Integrity and Excellence In Engineering.”   The Michigan Tech chapter, formed in 1904, dates back to the early days of the University.

Everyone is welcome, and refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Kelsey Michael, the chapter’s president, at


Developing Student Organization, Spectrum Connection, Looking for New Members

Dedicated to the idea of autism acceptance and are for both autistic members of the Michigan Tech community and our allistic allies. Currently recruiting potential members. Visiting K-Day in the fall, and hope to be officially registered as a student organization at some point during fall semester. For more information, contact Caroline at or like them on their facebook page:




Lutheran Campus Ministry Programs

Luthran Campus Ministry invites you to join them on Wednesday nights at 6:00PM for a program with dinner to follow at 7:00.

*May 1: International Labor Day/ Guest Speaker Kristiina Vanhala on why a Christian is a Union Steward

*May 8: [May 5 is Orthodox Easter] Discussion on Orthodox Faith and Icons with Father Innokenty from Saints Sergius and Herman in Atlantic Mine

*May 15: Mother’s Day / Global Population Issues: Seriously?! Go forth and multiply?

For more information please contact Bucky Beach at

Bosch-Honors Institute Scholarship Raffle

Still want a ticket? Today is the last day to buy one on-campus! They are being sold today, Friday, April 26,  10:00 AM-1:00 PM in Fisher across from the Aftermath Cafe.

Not planning on buying one but still want a full free semester of tuition? Ask your friends or family to buy tickets online at:

Please direct any questions about the raffle to

State of Michigan Raffle License Number: R21027



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