Student News Briefs – Friday, August 29, 2014

An Afternoon on the Town
1. An Afternoon on the Town
On Saturday from 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM the annual Welcome Week event, An Afternoon on the Town, will take place. Start at the Admin and take a stroll down College Ave and into the downtown Houghton area to visit tables and storefronts to see what our local business’ and services have to offer.
Student Activities will be conducting a drawing for students who get at least 35 initials on their raffle cards form the business participants. The top prize is a GoPro Hero 3 plus several other prizes from local businesses.
For a google map of the walking route go HERE. For more information please contact Karma at 906-487-1963.

Pete Lee
2. Student Activities and MUB Board Hosts Comedian, Pete Lee
On Saturday, August 30 at 10:00 PM Pete Lee will be performing at the Rosza Center of Performing Arts. All students are welcome and the event is free of charge with your student ID.
For more information contact Jessie at 906-487-1963.

3. K-Day is Almost Here
On Friday, September 5 from noon-4 PM K-Day, or Keweenaw Day, will commence at McLain State Park and our plentiful student organizations will have tables and activities set up for the student looking to get involved. This event is sponsored by Student Activities, Greek Life, Facilities Management, and Athletics.
For more information visit Involvement Link.

4. Husky Tae Kwon Do Self Defense Seminar and Demo
Practice self-defense techniques and learn about Husky Tae Kwon Do on Saturday August 30 from 3-4:00 PM in the SDC Dance Room. No experience necessary and everyone is welcome.
For those interested, Husky Tae Kwon Do is a student organization on campus and the first week of practices are scheduled.
Tuesday 5:30-7:30pm – MUB Ballroom B
Thursday 5:30-7:30pm – MUB Ballroom A2
Friday 5:30-7:30pm – MUB Ballroom A2
Saturday 4 – 6pm SDC Dance Room
For more information please contact Amber Kemppainen at

5. Learn about the Rotaract Club of Houghton & Hancock
Rotaract is an international service organization for adults ages 18 to 30 that is involved with community and international service projects as well as professional development.
For more information about the club, please come to our information session on Tuesday, September 9 at 6:00 PM in Fisher 125.
For more information, please contact Lauren Krueger at

6. IRHC Looking for New Members
Positions are now available and include, but are not limited to, Secretary, Treasurer, Vice President, External Affairs, and Programming Chairs. Also, on September 11, 12, and 13, IRHC will be starting a new tradition of a Powder puff football game. Sign ups will begin soon, so watch for posters, and teams of 6 to 10 people can sign up online. Prelims will be held at night on Thursday, September 11, quarter and half finals at night on Friday, September 12, and finals on Saturday, September 13. Also, if staff want to participate, we are looking for referees.
For questions about positions, contact Andrew Baldwin, IRHC president at
For questions about Powder puff, or any other IRHC events, please contact Kayla Buczkowksi at

7. Constitution Day Read Aloud
On Wednesday, September 17 from 3:00-4:00 on the Balcony of the MUB and the MUB Circle there will be a Constitution Read Aloud. There will also be complimentary Pocket Constitutions handed out. Volunteer readers welcome – everyone should get a turn to celebrate Constitution Day.On Thursday, September 18, we will have Jeff Kolnick come to campus to deliver the Constitution Day address in Fisher 139 at 7:00 PM, the Title of his talk will be “Our Flexible Constitution – The Struggle for Citizenship”.
For more information please contact Susanna Peters at

8. Student Development Complex Building Hours
The SDC has issued its building schedule for the academic year. It begins Monday, August 25, and runs through Saturday, May 2, 2015. The schedule may be viewed online.
For students and families, avid athletes and novice gym goers alike, Community Programs offers great options to fit your personal fitness level and style. In the studio, pool or on the ice, youth classes will keep your little husky active, engaged and having fun.

TechFit9. Fall Community Programs
Dollar Days: New to Community Programs? Want to change up your workout? Try out a Fall class for only $2 during Dollar Days, September 2-6!
Fall Session Programming Begins September 8.
Adult Fitness Schedule – Ready or not, here Fall comes! Good thing we got an awesome line up of fitness classes to ward off the chill in the air! Variety of Yoga classes, Core & More, Pilates, Zumba, Aikido, Spinning, Conditioning, PiYo, Aqua Zumba, Aqua-Fit, Swimming and Skating.Youth Classes – Fall doesn’t have to be a drag… all books, tests and homework! We’ve got a cool lineup of classes that will have your child chomping at the bit for school to start! Choose from Hockey, Skating, Tumbling, Swimming, Aikido and Dance. Community Programs has something for everyone.
For more information on class schedules and prices, visit On Facebook at Michigan Tech Recreation and on Twitter at MichiganTechRec.Join us anytime and COMMIT TO BE TechFit!

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 10. Fall 2014 Career Services Events

Meet company representatives even before the Career Fair by participating in Career Services “What’s Next” events.  They travel to campus to help you with resume reviews, interview skills and career fair preparation.  The list below is the full event schedule, and every Monday, we’ll send you a reminder of that week’s events and the companies participating (in fact, Ford will be here the first week!).
Week 1 – Ford representatives are offering their help and would like to meet you:
Mock Interviews
Wednesday, September 3 & Thursday, September 4
Career Services 220 Administration Building, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Resume Blitz
Wednesday, September 3
Fisher Hall, 1st floor (no appt. necessary), 4:00 – 6:00 PM
Week 2
Senior Meeting – Sponsored by DTE Energy and Denso Corporation
Wednesday, September 10
Fisher Hall 135, 6:30 PM
Week 3
Resume Blitz
Wednesday, September 17 & Thursday, September18
Van Pelt & Opie Library, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Career Fair Prep
Wednesday, September 17
Van Pelt and Opie Library, 6:30 PM
Week 4
Interview Skills Week
Monday, September 16 – Friday, September 20
Career Services 220 Administration Building, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Resume Blitz
Wednesday, September 24 & Thursday, September 25
Van Pelt & Opie Library, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Week 5
Career Fair
Tuesday, September 30
Student Development Complex (SDC), 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM
For more information about any of the events leading up to Fall 2014 Career Fair visit

11. General Motors Hosting Live Discussion and Hands-on Student Events

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