Day: May 8, 2015

Student News Briefs – Friday, May 8, 2015


K-Day Registration is NOW Open

Student Activities is now accepting registration applications for K-Day 2015. Please use this LINK to get to the online form.

For more information please contact Jessie at 906.487-1963.

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Portage Lake Lift Bridge Lane Closure and Detour

MDOT has announced the latest construction that will impact the Portage Lake Lift Bridge and traffic detours are expected.

Start Date:
Monday, May 11, 2015

Completion Date:
Monday, May 18, 2015

The contractor for the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will be doing deck repairs on the Portage Lake Lift Bridge, part of ongoing necessary maintenance work.

Traffic Restrictions:
This work will require closing the inside northbound and southbound lanes on the bridge, resulting in a ramp closure and detour. The northbound M-26 ramp in Houghton will be closed and traffic will be routed through downtown Houghton before crossing the bridge.


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Student Activities May Programming Events

Jump into summer with a great line up of outdoor events brought to you by Student Activities. As part of Family Fun Day on May 16 from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM you will have the chance to experience Tech’s high ropes course at the Tech Trails. Also on that day, a Paddle Board and Kayak Demo will be held from 2:00 AM -4:00 PM at Prince’s Point. Both events will be led by experienced, trained students of the Outdoor Adventure Program and are free to participate.

For more infomation on these events please contact the Outdoor Adventure Program at 906-487-2290.

See the poster for more events coming throughout May.

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 Rosza Center 2015/16 Events

Have a peek at just a few of the 2015/16 events… more events, more details coming soon to


GSG Softball League – Clinic Sign Up

The warm weather means that GSG Summer Softball League is coming soon! Expected start of the season is June 4, and we will play through August 22. Game times will be on Thursday evenings at 5:30 and 7:30 PM.

If you already have a softball team put together, if you want to develop a team, or if you just want to know more about the league, then you need to attend Managers Meeting Tuesday, May 12 5:30 PM Admin 404

It is essential – and mandatory – that all team managers (or a team representative) be present at this meeting in order to secure a spot in this season’s schedule. Topics to be discussed will include: equipment, schedule, fees, softball clinic, liability waivers, rules, refereeing and more. Also, mark the date on your calendars. GSG will be hosting a softball clinic for anyone interested in learning the game or those that just want to get some practice in. Everyone is welcome and some equipment will be provided, but please bring your own if you have it:

Softball Clinic

Saturday, May 23 at 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
MTU Baseball Fields
Lunch will be provided for registered participants
Register Here

For more information on the GSG summer softball league, please visit the GSG webpage: We look forward to a great season with you all. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact our Softball Coordinator, Jarod Maggio (

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Commit to be HuskiesFit

Registration is now open for a variety of adult and youth programming through Michigan Tech’s Community Programs. Classes begin Monday.

Whatever your fitness needs or interests, we’ve got you covered!

Intro to Aerial Silks made its debut this spring and received great reviews! A new addition to the lineup this summer is African Dance. A combination of rigorous steps and routines from across the African continent accompanied by contemporary Afro-pop beats, it is sure to be a very lively and engaging class!

These are just two of the many options available to adults this summer. View the full list. Fitness class enrollment is rolling and walk-ins are always welcome!

Don’t forget to take advantage of programs such as TechFit for eligible Michigan Tech employees as well as discounts for SDC annual members!

For more information on all summer community programs or to register, visit the website, Facebook @Michigan Tech Recreation or Twitter @MichiganTechRec