Student News Briefs – Friday, January 30, 2015

1. HuskyLEAD for Student Organization Leaders

Attend 4 or more HuskyLEAD workshops during Spring 2015 and your name will be entered into a prize drawing! The top prize will be a $100.00 gift certificate from the Campus Store – more prizes to be announced! HuskyLEAD punch cards will be available soon! Student Activities keeps attendance at all the sessions.

Here is the schedule for the remaining HuskyLEAD workshops:

Presentations that Work
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
MUB B2 & B3, 6:00 PM
Did you know that there is a “communication ceiling” in the corporate world? Your ability to speak and write well can make or break your career. Make sure you know how to give presentations that work.
Presenter:  Patti Sotirin, Professor of Communications, Humanities
Unplug and Recharge!  Learn Self-care Techniques and Achieve Balance.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
MUB B2 & B3, 6:00 PM
Participants attending this session will learn valuable self-care techniques that can be used while at Michigan Tech and in the years that follow in order to achieve balance.  Part of strong leadership is learning about yourself – strengths, weaknesses and personal values.  Advance individually and as an organization by using self-knowledge.
Presenter:  Whitney Boroski, health and wellness coordinator, Student Activities
The Green Perspective:  Learning Energy-saving Habits
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
MUB B2 & B3, 6:00 PM
Participants will learn energy-saving habits to save money at home and in the workplace.
Presenters:  Green Campus Enterprise TeamLean Leadership:  Achieving Leadership Excellence Using Lean Principle
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
MUB B2 & B3, 6:00 PM
Participants will learn how leaders can use Lean knowledge, processes, and tools to more effectively lead others.  Lean leaders commit to self-development, coach and develop others, build capability for continuous improvement, and create vision and align goals.
Presenter Ruth Archer, Manager of Process Improvement, Auxilary Services Operations
If you have any questions or comments on HuskyLEAD, please feel free to contact Maryann Wilcox at

 Fundraiser_KK_Iranian Community2. Khana Khazana Fundraiser

Khana khazana at Michigan Tech is going to present Iranian food on Friday, January 30 from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM at the MUB Food Court. The whole meal is $6.95 with free fountain soda and $2.50 for one side. 
Through Khana Khazana the Iranian community is having a fundraiser for, Sanaz Nezami, who became the victim of a tragic case of domestic violence. Here is the link to the website for more information.
The main dish is “Chelo Kabob Taabei”. Its a grilled ground beef and ground chicken mixed and seasoned with onions and special spices, served with tomato sauce. For vegetarians, we have, Veggie Green beans KuKu, which is a fried mixture of green bean, carrot and egg with walnut taste. For salad we are presenting, Shirazi Salad. Its a perfect combination of cucumber, tomato and onion, simple but wonderful. For dessert, Ferni, a Persian dessert made of milk, rice flour, sugar, almond, and rosewater.

trivia night.flyer3. Michigan Tech Trivia Night

Please join the Student Philanthropy Council for a Michigan Tech Trivia Night in the MUB on Tuesday February 24 from 7:00 – 8:00PM.  All registered student organizations are invited to participate with a team (3 member maximum).  There will be prizes for each round and a grand prize of $500 for your student org. 

To register or for more information please email

Mordor4. Winter Carnival Green Screen: Vacation Pictures

Come celebrate this year’s Winter Carnival Theme with the CinOptic Enterprise on Wednesday, February 2 from 6-9PM in Walker 120A. We’ve set up a green screen! Bring your friends and come get your photo taken.

Choose from many tropical destinations, popular cities, tourist attractions, and even visit Middle Earth! Come inside to get warm and receive a FREE Winter Carnival souvenir.

MLCPoster25. The Math Learning Center is Hiring

For more information come to our info session on Tuesday February 10 at 5:00 PM in the Math Learning Center at Fisher 234.

Applications are Due Friday February 20 by 3:00 PM. Absolutely no late applications will be accepted.

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This year the Campus Bookstore will be open until Midnight for the all nighter on Wednesday, February 4! Raffles and giveaways will start at 5:00 PM.

Winter Carnival apparel & souvenirs such as t-shirts, long sleeve t-shirts, hoodies, crews, hats, pint glasses and shot glasses will be available for purchase.

Join us for the fun or come warm up! ‪#‎mtuwc‬

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7. Jazz Night on the Town

Mu Beta Psi in conjunction with the Michigan Tech Jazz Association presents Jazz Night on the Town, to be held on Thursday, February 5, 2015 from 8:00 PM-12 AM  at the Orpheum in Hancock. A $5 minimum donation at the door.

The night will be opened by one of Michigan Tech’s Jazz Groups, AstroSax. This will consist of some of the best jazz musicians in Tech’s student body. Headlining the night will be Northern Standard Time. This consists of Michael Christianson on Trombone and Tuba and Michael Irish on Guitar. Mike and Mike are both professors at Michigan Technological University in the Visual Performing Arts Department. Michael Irish is a well-known guitarist and Michael Christianson has traveled around the world, been on Broadway, and played with many other famous bands.

This concert supports The John MacInnes Memorial Scholarship, which is a scholarship presented by Mu Beta Psi to Michigan Tech students involved in music programs.

8. Reminder: Tickets on Sale for Business & Dining Etiquette Dinner


9. Reminder: Career Services Learning Center Hours


10. Have you Participated in a Co-op or Internship?


11. 1st and 2nd Year Students Wanted for Co-op Positions


12. Employer Information Expo


13. Interview Skills and Resume Blitz


Delta Upsilon14. Delta Upsilon Pinning Ceremony

The brothers of Delta Upsilon would like to invite the students of Michigan Tech to their spring 2015 Pinning Ceremony. Join Delta Upsilon next Friday, February 6, as they pin their new associate members in MUB Alumni Lounge A at 1:00 pm. Dress will be business casual. The event is open to the public, and everyone is welcome to attend!

For more information please contact Chris Haskins at

15. Winter Carnival Stage Revue 2015

During Stage Revue, campus fraternities, sororities, and several other student organizations present skits full of college humor that brings the Winter Carnival theme to life! The final performance will be Thursday, February 5 at 7:00 PM in the Rozsa Center.  General admission is $10.

For more information contact Randee Wlodek at

Circle4-white16. Specialty Classes at Community Programs

Sometimes you just need to shake things up. Sometimes you need a little boost to the old routine…. Community Programs brings you not one but TWO specialty classes this weekend to help you do just that!

Belly Dance for Fitness Sampler – Come see what it’s all about! Learn to shake, shimmy and roll in this energetic cabaret-style class. Saturday, January 31, 12:00-12:50 p.m. in the SDC Studio. Cost is $7.

Yoga for Cross Country Skiers – A special workshop focusing on stretching and strengthening the muscles used most in cross country skiing. A perfect way to end a ski or start a relaxing weekend. Sunday, February 1, 6:00-7:15 PM in the SDC Studio. Cost is $10.

For more information on all Community Programs, visit us online. On Facebook at Michigan Tech Recreation and on Twitter @MichiganTechRec.

17. Volunteers Needed for Get WISE Workshop

The Center for Pre-College Outreach is in need of volunteers for the annual Get WISE workshop (Get Women in Science and Engineering)!  About 250 local 7th and 8th grade girls are invited to spend the day at Michigan Tech, where they participate in a range of activities to reconnect them with the exciting, dynamic world of engineering.Participants compete in several challenges, which include projects like: building and testing a bridge with household materials, creating a device to travel across the room into target zones, or designing a simple device that will stay airborne for as long as possible.  The event always makes a huge impact and is a ton of fun.

Get WISE will take place on Tuesday, February 24 from 9:00 AM – 1:30 PM in the Wood Gym.  Volunteers are needed to facilitate the activities, serve lunch, and engage with the participants as role models.  Please consider donating an hour or two of your time to make a difference in the lives of these young women!  Everyone is welcome to volunteer regardless of department or engineering background, and any amount of time is appreciated.

​​For more information or if you are interested in volunteering​, ​contact Liz Fujita at  Tell a friend!

WC RFL T-Shirt18. Relay for Life Winter Carnival T-Shirts for Sale on All Nighter

Relay for Life is selling Winter Carnival themed T-Shirts on All-Nighter beginning at 5:00 PM at a table between the MUB and the Library. 

Short Sleeved Shirt – $11
Long Sleeved Shirt – $16

All of the proceeds will go to support the American Cancer Society! To reserve a shirt  or with questions email Sam Hilliger at with size and short or long. Quantities will be limited so if you make a reservation you must pick up the shirt before Midnight or your reserved shirt may be sold.Thank  you for your support and have an awesome All-Nighter!

19. Engineers Week 2/22-28

Engineers week will be held February 2228 this year. Engineering week is to promote the study of engineering, how it can be fun, and why engineers are needed in society. Organizations are welcomed to put on an event during that week which promotes study of engineering but the events have to be related to engineering.

If there are those in organizations who are interested in E-week please contact Michael Dzwigalski at

20. Intramural Sports – Upcoming Deadlines & Events

Team Sports Entry Deadlines:
M & W Floor Hockey – Wednesday February 4 @ 5:00 PM

Individual Sports Tournaments:
M & W Table Tennis Singles – Friday January 30 @ 6:00 PM
W, M & Co-Rec Table Tennis Doubles – Sunday February 1 @ 1:00 PM

For more information check us out online or email Craig Pellizzaro at .

21. Film Board Showing Dracula Untold

This weekend, Film Board will be showing “Dracula Untold” in Fisher 135.Showtimes:
Friday, January 23, at 5:30, 8:30, and 11:30 PM
Saturday, January 24, at 2:30, 5:30, 8:30, and 11:30 PMTickets are $3.  Candy, popcorn, and soda are all $1 each. Next week, we will feature Big Hero 6 and Madagascar.

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