Student News Briefs – Friday, August 7, 2015


Parade of Nations Food Booth Training Sessions

If you are a student organization that plans to participate in the Parade of Nations by sponsoring a food booth at the multicultural festival, you are required to attend one of the following food training sessions:
August 12, 5:30 – 6:30 PM in MUB Commons
September 8, 5:30 – 6:30 PM in MUB Commons
If you have any questions, please contact Bob Wenc in International Programs and Services at, or call 906-487-2160.


Food Drive to Support Michigan Tech’s Food Pantry

Husky Food Access Network (Husky FAN) is holding a food drive to gather non-perishable goods for our campus food pantry, which is currently in development. There are drop boxes located in the Admin Building (by the elevators), Library (by the Library Cafe), MUB (by the Campus Bookstore), and SDC (by the Main Desk). If you have any questions about Husky FAN, or would like to volunteer, please contact

Most Needed Items:

  • Peanut Butter & Jelly
  • Rice
  • Canned Chicken and Fish
  • Canned Soups
  • Flour and Sugar
  • Baking Soda and Powder
  • Canned and Dry Beans
  • Noodles
  • Spaghetti Sauce
  • Cereal and Oatmeal
  • Canned Fruits and Veggies
  • Mac & Cheese/Pasta Mixes
  • Personal Hygiene Items
  • Bread Mix



Summer Fitness Opportunities

Michigan Tech Community Programs has a wide variety of classes to fit your summer fitness needs and style. Check out the following great classes!

Open your mind and body to a deeper tranquility through a gently-paced practice of light asana, breath work and meditation practices. Class meets Tuesdays, 7:30-8:30 pm in the SDC Studio.
A comfortable and effective way to strengthen and tone, focusing on low-impact aerobics performed in the water. Class meets MondayWednesdayand Friday, 9:00-10:00 am, and MondayTuesday and Thursday4:30-5:30 pm, in the SDC Pool.
Leave the stresses of the day at the door and get it ready to burn it off with some serious spinning in Power Pedal. Class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays, 7:00-7:50 am, in the SDC Studio. Rev it up and burn some calories fast in Spin Express, a 40-minute power spin class that meets Mondays and Wednesdays, 12:10-12:50 pm, in the SDC Studio.
A fun and energetic aerobic routine combining Latin/international music and dance moves to create a great cardiovascular workout. Class meets Mondays, 5:00-5:50 pm, Tuesdays, 5:15-6:05 pm and Saturdays, 10:00-10:50 am, in the SDC Studio.
For the beginner through intermediate adult ice skater, this class meets Tuesdays, 12:00-12:50 pm in the MacInnes Ice Arena.
For more information, visit Michigan Tech Community Programs.
Commit to be HuskiesFit this summer!

4-Week Learn to Skate Program

Our Learn to Skate program offers fun, challenging, and rewarding beginning skating classes for all ages and abilities. Students learn at their own level with others in their age group; classes are available for ages 3+. Includes both a 25-minute lesson and practice time. Lesson are from August 11-September 1, Tuesdays, 5:30-6:50 PM with a cost of $68.00
Click Here for more information.

SDC Memberships Available

Join the Student Development Complex (SDC) for access to all of our incredible facilities and services—our renowned fitness center, swimming pool, climbing wall, racquetball courts, multipurpose room, shooting range, and more. Members also enjoy discounts on adult and youth community programs.

Memberships are available in a variety of packages for individual members, couples, youth, and families.

Purchase an annual membership for the best deal! Annual members enjoy full access to our facilities, plus the following great benefits:

  • 20% discount off adult community program fees
  • 10% discount off youth community program fees
  • Husky Club benefits include a $25 discount for the first annual SDC membership
  • Convenient payroll deduction plans for Michigan Tech faculty and staff. TechFit and T2 dollars can also be used.
  • Complimentary mini lockers are available in the Fitness Center and Pool area (ideal for ID’s, wallets, phones, etc.)

For more information, visit SDC memberships.

Commit to be HuskiesFit with an SDC membership!


Michigan Tech’s Outdoor Adventure Program Rents Gear

Did you know the Outdoor Adventure Program, located at 207 East Street across from the campus library, has camping gear, bikes, kayaks, canoes, and paddle boards for rent? For a full list of equipment and rental rates, go to the WEBSITE.

They also have a variety of group trips and clinics that you can sign up for. Check with their rental center to find out what they have coming up!

They are open 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM, Monday – Saturday, and 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM on Sunday. Contact them at 906.487.2290 or email

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