ENTERTAINMENT and ENRICHMENT
Mother nature is our biggest super hero this year. To celebrate the awesome spring weather, the event will be held outside! See you there!
MUB Board Hosting Lazer Tag
Saturday April 25, 7:00-10:00 PM, SDC Wood Gym
Exams getting you down? Do you like Star Wars or Call of Duty? Are you looking for a fun, different way to fight boredom and tiredness from studying all week? MUB Board will be hosting free Lazer tag in the SDC Wood Gym on April 25th from 7:00 – 10:00pm. 20 players will play every 20 minutes. Tickets are first come-first serve, so reserve your tickets today at https://mublazertag.eventbrite.com
Parking Lot Closure to Make Way for Motorcycle Stunt Show
The Full Throttle Motorcycle Club will host a motorcycle stunt show during Spring Fling on Friday, April 17, in the Pay Lot ( Lot 27, between the Memorial Union Building and Admin Building). This parking lot will be closed all day for the event.
One group will perform: SquidWheelies, a premiere motorcycle stunt performance team.
Shows will begin at 1:00 PM, and 3:00 PM. The event is free for everyone.
For more information, contact Brent Womble at firstname.lastname@example.org
Film Board Showing American Sniper
This weekend, Film Board will be showing American Sniper in Fisher 135.
Friday, Aprl 17, at 5:30, 8:30, and 11:30 PM
Saturday, April 18, at 2:30, 5:30, 8:30, and 11:30 PM
Sunday, April 19, at 2:30 and 5:30 PM
For more information please contact Matt Heyse at email@example.com
Rozsa Center Presents Remember: A Musical Poppy
The Michigan Tech Concert Choir and conScience: Michigan Tech Chamber Singers present an evening of choral music to reflect on the idea of remebrance: “Remember: A Musical Poppy” will be this Saturday, April 18, at 7:30 PM, in the Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts at Michigan Technological University.
Khana Khazana Serving Food from Ghana
Khana Khazana, a weekly international lunch will feature Ghanaian Cuisine this Friday, April 17 cooked by Sandra Owusu, student of Forestry department at Michigan Tech.
The main dish is Jollof rice and Chicken. This yummy rice dish is made of tomatoes, onions, salt, spices (such as nutmeg, ginger, Scotch bonnet pepper, cumin, and chili peppers, which gives it a unique African taste.
The second dish is Bean Sauce. It is a thick bean porridge cooked by boiling the peas with tomatoes and several different spices.
The final dish to end your meal is Poloo, a famous Ghanaian snack which tastes sweet and has a delicious coconut-flavor.
Serving is from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM at the MUB Food Court. The whole meal is $6.95 with free fountain soda.
Dumpsters Available for Year End Move-Out
Technology Day Sponsored by Staff Council
Technology Day, sponsored by Staff Council, provides opportunities for staff to improve their technical skills and knowledge through technology training sessions. The sessions are led by Michigan Tech staff and provide development in a learning-centered peer-to-peer environment. This year we are excited to bring you 4 exciting sessions:
Photography Basics – Do you want to take a good portrait and you don’t know how? Do you have research photos you want to take but can’t seem to get the right angle? Are your group photos not turning out how you would like? University Photographer Sarah Bird will go over some basic camera settings, shooting angles, and locations to make your departmental photos look better than ever. We will be going over examples of do’s and don’ts, and then entering into a time of practice shooting. If you have a point and shoot, a DSLR, or a mirror-less camera feel free to bring it to the course. This course will be held at 9-9:50am and 1-1:50pm.
IT 101: Technological Tools for Productivity – Join us for an introduction to the vast array of technological tools available to staff which include software downloads, VPN, remote network drive access, printing and more. This class will be held at 9-9:50am and 2-2:50pm.
Online Security – Protecting your Identity – In this session we will be covering a variety of methods to protect your online identity. We will cover passwords, passwords managers, and how to increase your protection by using two-factor authentication. We will also take a look at common schemes used to steal your identity and offer suggestions on how to identify and avoid them. Finally, we will look at resources to monitor and alert to activity affecting your credit. This class will be held at 10-10:50am and 1-1:50pm.
The Library – Resources & More – Michigan Tech staff have full access to all of the library’s resources and services. Join us to learn about the many technology tools available in the library, as well as library research tutorials online, some basic search tips and tricks for finding what you need online, and much more! This class will be held at 10-10:50am and 2-2:50pm.
Technology Day will be held on Wednesday May 6, 2015. Please go to this link to register by April 29, 2015.
Help Drive Away Hunger in our community
Starting today, Monday, April 13, 2015 thru Friday, May 1, 2015, Michigan Tech Transportation Services will be collecting non-perishable food items to donate to our local St. Vincent DePaul.
For every food item donated, you will receive a raffle ticket to be filled out with your MI Tech User ID. These raffle tickets will be placed into a drawing for a free parking permit for the upcoming year. Faculty/Staff and Black Lot parking permits, as well as a Michigan Tech gift basket will be given away. Receive a raffle ticket for each item you donate (Black lot raffle tickets require 2 donated food items). The more you donate the more chances you have to WIN.
Needed Foods Include
Soup, Chili, Beans, Rice
Tuna, Canned Meat
(No glass please)
Drop off your non-perishable food items Monday thru Friday from 8:00am – 5:00pm at Transportation Services in Room 100 of the Administration Building and collect your raffle tickets. Drawing will be held Monday, May 4. Winners will be notified via e-mail and announced in Tech Today.
All food collected will stay within our local community.
Thank you in advance for your donations! Together, we can Drive Away Hunger!
Build your Stress Free Toolbox with Essential Oils Workshop
Dog Therapy at Outdoor Recreation and Wellness Center
Get your healthy dose of dog. Come over to the Outdoor Recreation and Wellness Center on Wednesday, April 8 from 2:00 – 4:00 PM.
For more information contact Whitney at 906-487-2560