Student News Briefs, 5/6/16


summer-time-wallpapers_22220_1680x10501Summer Programming Student Event Series Coming Your Way

May 14:
Family Fun Day – OAP High Ropes Course, 10AM-12PM @ Tech Trails

May 21: Open High Ropes Course, COST $5.00, 10AM-1PM, Tech Trails. Contact OAP at 906-487-2290 for more information.

May 26: Backyard Cookout, 1-3PM @ OAP Backyard. FREE TO ATTEND! 


 Slideshow-zipSummer Bucket List

Make the most out of the summer that you have ahead of you. Maybe make a bucket list or set some goals for the summer. Are you going to try something new? Are you going to explore a new place?

KK_May 6_IranianKhana Khazana Serving Iranian Food at Dining Trailer

A hotdog with an Iranian twist. Hotdog topped with onions pickles, parsley, and tomatoes. Also serving Fresh Lemonade with lemon and lime juice.

$5.oo for meal and drink.11:00 – 2:00 PM at the food truck on campus.


Summer Hours on Campus

Starting Monday, May 2, the University shifts to its summer schedule.

The general hours of operation will be 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. All offices must be staffed during these hours.
Employees are expected to fulfill their usual full-time or part-time obligations.

Your actual work schedule must be approved by your supervisor. Regular office hours resume on Monday, August 15.

Volunteers Needed for Disaster Drill

A mock disaster drill will be held at Michigan Tech on Tuesday, May 10, and the University’s Department of Public Safety and Police Services is looking for 55 volunteers to play the role of “victims” during the exercise. Faculty, staff, students and community members are all welcome to volunteer.

“Volunteer actors are very important to improving the realistic nature of the exercise and helping make it even more effective for the emergency response personnel who plan to participate,” Jon Stone, a crisis management consultant who is running the drill, explains.

To sign up, click here. Stone will be providing more details directly to volunteers later this week.

Shuttle Service Adds Stop

In order to accommodate summer PE courses, as well as offer students and staff the opportunity to use the University shuttle to the Portage Lake Golf Course, Transportation Services has added a stop at the PLGC for the summer.

For details, see the updated schedule.

We hope you enjoy the expanded shuttle service.

Parking Spaces to be Painted

Transportation Services is currently painting the parking space lines around campus. Be prepared for partial lot closures to allow the painting to be completed. If you should arrive in a partially painted parking lot, utilize any available freshly painted parking spaces that are not within a barricaded area so that the painting crew can access the unpainted areas. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. If there are any questions contact Transportation Services at 7-1441.

Memorial Union Commons Remodeling

Due to the renovation of the Memorial Union Building retail dining to a fresh quick service bistro and the remodeling of the Memorial Union Keweenaw Commons with a Northwoods feel, the ground floor of the MUB will be under construction this summer.

The Food Court and Keweenaw Commons seating area will be closed following normal operating hours this Friday (April 29). 
The ground floor hallway leading to the elevator and restrooms will remain open with the exception of the week of June 3 through 8.
Retail Dining will be offered through the Dining Services trailer which will be parked near the Husky Statue on the campus mall. The operating hours will be from 7:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
The Library Cafe will remain in operation serving it’s current menu. The Cafe hours of operation will be 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
The first and second floors of the MUB, including the catering operations, the bookstore, meeting rooms, guest rooms, student activities and student organization offices and the Memorial Union offices, will remain open throughout the summer.

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