Student News Briefs – Thursday, June 26, 2014

1. Khana Khazana Serves Chinese Cuisine

This Friday, June 27 from 11:00 AM – 1:30 PM, Khana Khazana will feature Chinese cuisine cooked by Lu Yang, a graduate student of the Department of Geological Engineering.

The main dish is Fried Rice. It is steamed rice stir-fried with corn, carrots, peas, and seasoned with soy sauce, oyster sauce, black pepper, and salt. Shrimp  is added for the meat lovers.  Cold Milk Tea will also be served which is made from tea leaves, milk, and sugar, and served with ice cubes.

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.

2. Student Activities July Programming Events

July is the peak of summer and Student Activities is on top of the fun with a Sunset Cruise in Copper Harbor, Paddle Board Demos, a picnic at Prince’s Point and so much more going on locally. Check out our calendar of events or go to Involvement Link for more details.

3. Little Huskies Scholarship Application Deadline Set for July 15

Please be aware that Little Huskies Child Development Center has scholarships available to preschool age families through the Access to High Quality Early Childhood Education Scholarship Fund. Infant and toddler availability is not anticipated, but families are welcome to apply for children of any age, and availability will be reassessed when scholarship applications are reviewed.

The purpose of the scholarship fund is to remove financial roadblocks to allow Michigan Tech’s most needy families access to high-quality early childhood education at Little Huskies. The focus demographics are undergraduate, graduate and low-income employee families. Their success at Michigan Tech is a guiding principle. Please go to Michigan Tech Childcare for more information and an application form.

A completed application and all required materials must be submitted and received no later than July 15 for the 2014 academic year. Materials may be sent electronically to or mailed to: Eva-Marie Hatfield, Little Huskies Child Development Center, 500 MacInnes Drive, Houghton, MI 49931.

4. Bootcamp Conditioning Classes at Michigan Tech Recreation

Sand & Sun… Summer Fitness has Begun! This high-powered workout uses kettlebells, TRX suspension training, resistance bands, and body weight. Bootcamp is open to all fitness level participants and will push you through a fast and effective mix of strength, conditioning and core training. Burn fat, build stamina and sculpt your body!

Summer Session #2 Starts July 8.

7-week program. Tuesday/Thursday, 6:00-6:50 AM. SDC Studio.

Session $84. Register online here.

For more information on Community Programs and everything Michigan Tech Recreation, find us on Facebook and visit us online at


5. Sunset Cruise Sign Up

Tickets go on sale this Friday, June 27 for the student Sunset Cruise that will take place on the evening of Thursday, July 17 in Copper Harbor. Please come to the Student Activities event, Chocolate Covered Banana’s at the Outdoor Adventure Program on Friday, June 27 at 2:00 PM.

Please bring $5.00 and your Student ID to sign up.

For more information please visit Involvement Link or call 906-487-1963.

6. Intro to Golf Sign Up

If you are are interested in learning the basics of golf at the Portage Lake Golf Course please come to the Student Activities event, Chocolate Covered Banana’s at the Outdoor Adventure Program on Friday, June 27 at 2:00 PM. The is a $5.00 deposit due by July 7 and will be refunded at the event.

Space is limited and a student ID is required.

For more information please visit Involvement Link or call 906-487-1963.

7. Student Activities Hosts Event, Chocolate Covered Banana’s

Another fun and appetizing event coming your way on Friday, June 27 at the OAP Backyard.  Chocolate Covered Banana’s begins at 2:00 PM until supplies last.

The Sunset Cruise and Intro to Golfing event sign up will also take place at this event. Be sure to bring your student ID as well as the $5.00 fee for the cruise and a $5.00 deposit for the Golf Event.

For more information please visit Involvement Link or contact Student Activities at 906-487-1963.