Student News Briefs – Friday, May 24, 2013

Student Activities Summer Programming – Hamburger Day

Summer students, come on over to the Outdoor Adventure Program/Wellness House, 207 East St. across the highway from the Library, to join in our summer programming fun. The event will be held on Thursday, May 30 at 2:00 PM. We are giving out complimentary grilled sliders, both meat and vegetarian in the backyard. Its going to be great! See you there.

For more information please contact Student Activities at 906-487-1963 or email activities@mtu.edu.

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Paddle the Portage with OAP

Enjoy what our local area has to offer and sign up for a fun day on the Portage Canal waterway. Friday, May 31, participants will depart from the Outdoor Adventure Program House at 2:00 PM. A $15 fee will cover the transportation and gear.

For more information and to register please call the OAP at 906-487-2290 or stop into the house at 207 East St., across the highway from the Library.

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Scholarship Summer Camps Hosted by Summer Youth Programs

During the weeks of June 23-29 and July 7-13, Summer Youth Programs will be hosting two huge scholarship summer camps: Women in Engineering (WIE) and Engineering Scholars Program (ESP). As part of these camps, we host an expo about all things Michigan Tech. This expo includes representatives from many student organizations, Enterprise teams, and club sports. Additionally, this will serve as the academic expo for the two programs; all departments are welcome to attend.

The purpose of the “Tech Expo” is to give these bright students a feeling of what life is like at Michigan Tech. All of the participants have applied and been accepted to the program based on academic performance, extracurricular activities, and teacher recommendations — they are very driven and interesting young people! The average GPAs are over 3.8, and they are in all manner of clubs at their respective high schools. During the week of June 23rd, the group is entirely female. 150 students participate each week for a total of 300.

If you or someone else in your organization would be interested in hosting a booth at the expo, please fill out the information below. Last year we hosted several dozen tables, and we are striving to make this year’s Expo the best yet! The events are on June 26 and July 10 from 4-5 pm. If you have any questions about the event or our programs, please feel welcome to contact Liz Fujita (eafujita@mtu.edu).

To sign up, please fill out this short form:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1cHCqU57qc0fmxE-gsOhHfGM4D6xBFu_CuBPB7MFgkTI/viewform

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