ENTERTAINMENT & ENRICHMENT
Welcome Week Events 8/29-9/7
REMINDER: Late Night Programming Presents Comedian, Eric Schwartz
Come out to see comedian, Eric Schwartz, Saturday, August 29 from 10:00 PM to 11:00 PM at the Rosza Center. An unassuming nerd unleashes a mind-blowing show filled with musical comedy, physical antics, multicultural satire and social commentary. Eric Schwartz is one of the most creative and original comedians working today, earning the description, “everything there is to love about entertainment.” With appearances on The Tonight Show, Showtime, Comics Unleashed, BET and more, this comedian’s stand up, songs and characters are spreading worldwide!
(Show contains college humor.)
Sponsored by Late Night Programming and MUB Board.
REMINDER: An Afternoon on the Town
On Saturday, August 29 from 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM, join your fellow classmates for An Afternoon on the Town. This annual Michigan Tech event spans from campus, down College Ave., and through the downtown Houghton business district. Area businesses and services will be participating and handing out food, coupons, and other giveaways to showcase what they have to offer. This is a great opportunity to get acquainted with the area and make you feel at home with the community.
You will also have the opportunity to enter into our prize giveaway! The grand prize this year is a GoPro with several other great prizes from area businesses!
For more information please contact Student Activities at email@example.com or call 906-486-1963.
Khana Khazana Serves Mexican Food
Mexican cuisine is on the menu at Friday’s Khana Khazana Food Truck in the MUB Circle. Serving is from 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. On Friday’s menu is Pollo Borracho (drunken chicken); chicken, raisins, almonds and green olives cooked in sherry and served over basmati rice; black bean and corn salad, black beans, corn, tomato, red pepper and avocado with red wine vinegar and cilantro; and chilaquiles—a casserole of tortilla chips mixed with eggs and salsa, topped with cheese and served with re-fried beans.
Keweenaw Color Run Seeking Volunteers
We want you to help us kick off this years Pride Week at Michigan Tech with the 2015 Keweenaw Color Run! This event is meant to bring students and community members from different backgrounds and cultures together for hours of entertainment and fitness.
The Event is on Sunday September 20th and we are expecting 600 participants to take to the streets to celebrate Fun and Fitness.
We need six Organizations to step up and provide at least six volunteers each for the event in order to sponsor a color station. We expect the six spots to fill up quickly, so if you are part of an organization that is interested, let us know as soon as possible to get a spot.
Time 9:30 till cleaned up (Around 11:45AM)
Cost: FREE if you volunteer!
What you get: Free Cookies, Free event shirts, the opportunity to throw 100’s of pounds of color powder on students and community, Volunteer hours, Satisfaction etc.
If interested, Please email Kyle McGurk; firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, organization, phone number and estimate on how many people you think will help out. If you want to help, but don’t think your organization can provide at least six people: fill out this form and we will find a role for you!
Welcome Week Concert featuring, Dean Alexander
HEALTH & WELLNESS
Upcoming Intramural Events
Husky Tae Kwon Do Club Practice
- Monday, Wednesday and Friday 5:30-7:00pm ROTC Gym (room 100)
- Saturdays: 4-6pm SDC Dance Room
Our current club practice schedule can be found HERE.
We are a non-profit Student Organization, so all dues get rolled back into the club one way or another (tournament travel expenses, equipment, uniforms…). If you have any questions please feel free to contact any time. Ms. Amber Kemppainen, email@example.com.
Come and check us out! First practice is Monday August 31! No experience needed.
Dollar Days, Try a Class for $2
Husky Food Access Network (FAN) Now Open
Constitution Day September 17
Career Services Hosts Dow Chemical
Campus Bookstore Now Selling FitBit
The Campus Bookstore is now selling FitBit which monitors your daily activities, and a daily planner that includes the Michigan Tech Academic Calendar.
Also, Women’s Career Apparel is starting to arrive in time for the Career Fair. and we are stocking a daily planner that includes the Michigan Tech Academic Calendar.
Academic year hours of operation are Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Saturday, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM. For more information please visit the website.
Academic Success Workshops: Fall 2015
September 1, 5:00 PM (MUB Ballroom B)
Probation and getting back in good academic standing
This session will discuss the conditions of academic probation and how to get back into good standing. It will also discuss resources and strategies to encourage ongoing academic success.
September 8, 5:00 PM (MUB Ballroom B)
Procrastination, prioritization, motivation and organization: Get time on your side
Time management is really effective self-management. Understand how to avoid time wasting pitfalls, and learn the tools to help you make the most effective use of your time.
September 9, 5:00 PM (MUB Alumni Lounge)
Work Smarter, Not Harder
Participants attending this session will become familiar with metacognitive awareness (“thinking about thinking”), will learn to develop learning goals and how to make adjustments to be more academically successful.
September 15, 5:00 PM (MUB Ballroom B)
I never really had to study before…
Many students arrive at Michigan Tech without solid study skills and strategies. Whether you are a first year or a fifth year this session provides an overview of what good study habits look like and allows for adaptation to your learning style.
September 22, 5:00 PM (MUB Alumni Lounge)
Testing, testing: 1, 2, 3, 4
Do you ever feel like you know the course material but can’t translate it to a successful exam grade?
Learn effective preparation and test taking strategies.
October 13, 5:00 PM (MUB Ballroom B)
Testing, testing: 1, 2, 3, 4 (second offering)
October 27, 5:00 PM (MUB Ballroom B)
Did you wake up this morning and realize the semester is indeed half over. Do you feel far behind or way overwhelmed? Take an optimistic approach and use strategies from this session to “reboot” your semester and work towards success.
December 8, 5:00 PM (MUB Alumni Lounge)
The Academic Probation and Suspension Process
Do you have questions about academic probation, how to get back into good standing or are concerned that you or someone you know may be academically suspended after this semester?
DID YOU KNOW?
Van Shuttle Service On and Off Campus
Did you know that Transportation Services has partnered with the City of Houghton and they are running a free van shuttle service on campus between the SDC, Daniell Heights and the Memorial Union?
In the afternoon, there is also a City of Houghton bus that runs from the MUB to various locations off-campus in Houghton. The Fall schedule will go into effect on August 31, 2015. See Services Offered for more information.