Day: March 14, 2014

Student News Briefs – Friday, March 14, 2014

1. Sixth Annual Barbara Kettle Gundlach Shelter Home Fundraiser

The Barbara Kettle Gundlach Shelter for victims of domestic abuse is holding its annual fundraiser on Sunday, March 23, 2014. It runs from 4:00 – 6:00 PMat Studio Pizza’s Orpheum Theater, 426 W. Quincy in Hancock. There will be live music by RHYTHM 203, and Viney Willa, as well as a silent auction.
All proceeds will go to the Shelter, a non-profit organization.
Any students needing assistance or support can contact the Shelter at 906.337.5623, or toll free in the UP at 888.337.5623.

2. IM Sports Updates

Team Sports Entry Deadline:
Dodgeball Tourney; 3/20 @ 5PM
Individual/Dual Sports Entry Deadlines
Racquetball Singles; 3/18 @ 12PM
Swim Meet; 3/24 @ 3PM
For more information please contact 487-3040 or visit our webpage.

3. Rozsa Center welcomes the New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players

The Rozsa Center welcomes the New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players as they present “H.M.S. Pinafore,” at the Rozsa Center on Wednesday, March 19 miss the intrigue on the high seas and romance among very different classes in this charming, fully staged production, where according to the New York Times, “broad comedy and stylish singing carry the day.”

Tickets are on sale now. To purchase tickets, call (906) 487-2073, go online at or visit Ticketing Operations at Michigan Tech’s Student Development Complex (SDC). Tickets are $24 for adults, youth (17 and under) $12, and Michigan Tech Students are $5. Please note the Rozsa Box Office is closed during regular business hours, and will only open two hours prior to show times. Michigan Technological University is an equal opportunity educational institution/equal opportunity employer, which includes providing equal opportunity for protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

4. Outdoor Adventure Program has Employment Opportunities

Do you love the outdoors?  Do you want to share your passion for the outdoors with others?  Stop by the OAP or head to and complete an application for Summer and next year!  We are looking for people with good outdoor skills, enthusiasm for sharing what you know, and a desire to increase outdoor recreation opportunities at Michigan Tech!

Applications are due March 21 for Trip Leaders, Gear Maintenance, Rental Center, and Challenge Course Facilitators !
For questions or more information contact Jared at 906-487-2290 or email

5. Husky Tae Kwon Do Practices – March 17 – 22

Practice times for the Husky Tae Kwon Do club are:
Tuesday 5:30-7:00pm MUB Ballroom A-2
Thursday 5:30-7:30pm MUB Peninsula Room
Friday 5:30-7:30pm MUB Peninsula Room
Saturday noon – 2pm SDC Dance Room
As always, Husky TKD is open to anyone interested in martial arts, regardless of age or skill level. Feel free to come and check us out!
For more information please contact Amber at

6. HuskyLEAD Cancelled for March 18

The HuskyLEAD session schedule for Tuesday, March 18 has been cancelled and will be rescheduled for a later date.  Please watch for the new time and location in upcoming News Briefs.

7. Iranian Movie Night, The Color of Paradise

The Iranian student Association would like to invite you to a movie showing, The Color of Paradise on March 17 at 6:00 PM in Fisher Hall, room 135.

To view a  short description of the movie click HERE or visit the Facebook.
For more information please contact Mohammad at