Day: May 30, 2014

Student News Briefs – Friday, May 30, 2014

1. Khana Khazana Serves Indonesian Cuisine

Khana Khazana at Michigan Tech is going to present Indonesian cuisine on Friday, May 30. Igus Anwar, a Ph.D student in Forest Science will cook Indonesian Yellow Rice (Nasi Kuning) and Indonesian Fruit Punch (Es Teler). “Nasi Kuning” is made from rice cooked with turmeric, coconut milk and some traditional spices. Served with grilled chicken that’s steamed with sweet soy ketchup and Indonesian spices, then grilled. Completed with some fresh vegetables as well. As a dessert is, Es Teler, made from some fresh tropical fruits such as avocado, lychee, pineapple, and watermelon mixed with coconut milk, sweet condensed milk, and pandan paste.

Serving from 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM.  Meal is $6  (cash only).  Khana Khazana is going to serve the meals at the trailer, located in front of the J. Robert Van Pelt And John and Ruanne Opie Library.

Please join us to support our international cooks and enjoy a great meal! We will serve food for both vegetarians and non-vegetarians.

2.  Outdoor Adventure Program Begins Summer Hours

The Outdoor Adventure Program has transitioned to their summer hours. The rental center is now open from Noon to 5 PM, Monday-Saturday and 6-8 PM on Sundays.

For more information on rentals please visit Student Activities or call 906-487-2290.

3. Water Safety Instructor Training June 15, 28 & 29

​A 3-day Water Safety Instructor Training course is now being offered through Michigan Tech Community Programs on June 15, 28, and 29. The comprehensive Red Cross WSI program trains instructors in water safety and drowning prevention and provides information needed to plan and conduct courses in the Red Cross Swimming and Water Safety program. Cost to register is $260. Deadline to register is May 30.

For more information, visit the WEBSITE.

4. Volunteers Needed for Bridgefest Feast

If you are interested in volunteering for either the Bridgefest Feast (fomally known as Seafood Fest) or the Bridgefest Parade please contact Catherine Burns at There is a 30 minute meeting next week, Thursday, June 5 at 6:00 PM in the Board Room at the Lakeshore Center to review responsibilities for parade volunteers. The parade volunteers would be needed at 4:30 PM at the starting point of the parade (Church of the Resurrection in Hancock) on Friday, June 13. Volunteers would then be done as soon as the parade is over.

All volunteers are free to wear their organizations logo/tee shirts when they work (assuming the shirts are in good taste). They are also required to wear tennis shoes and a hat while they work. Women should wear their hair back or in a ponytail. All organizations that participate will be included on the Thank You sign (assuming they sign up with me by Sunday, June 8.)

Anyone interested should email with the list of names willing to volunteer, the day and time they would like to work, the organization they represent, and their cell phone number.

5. Student Activities Summer Programming Events

Well, yesterdays event, Grilled Pizza’s, at the Outdoor Adventure Program Backyard was a hit and if you missed it don’t worry because we have a lot more planned for you this summer!  Please make note of the upcoming events on our June Schedule of Events poster.

Hope to see you all at our next event, Fish Tacos, on Thursday, June 12, 2:00 PM at the OAP Backyard.

For more information please contact Student Activites by emailing or calling 906-487-1963.