Michigan Tech LODE & Student News Briefs, 2/10/17

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ENTERTAINMENT & ENRICHMENT

This weekend, Film Board presents Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Friday, Feb. 10 — 5:30, 8:30, 11:30 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 11 — 2:30, 5:30, 8:30, 11:30 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 12 — 2:30, 5:30 p.m.

Located in Fisher 135. Tickets are $3 and concessions are $1 each.

FREE Popcorn if you take our survey. Click here to access it.


Winter Carnival Comedians – College Humor LIVE

The Student Entertainment Board Presents “CollegeHumor Live” with four comedians for your Winter Carnival Entertainment: Ester Steinberg, Joel Kim Booster, Justin Hires, and Yannis Pappas. 18 and over please!


“The Greatest Movie and Video Game Music”

The Rozsa Center welcomes the Keweenaw Symphony Orchestra (KSO) in a special Winter Carnival matinee concert titled “The Greatest Movie and Video Game Music,” on Saturday, February 11, at 2:00 PM.


Join International Programs and Services to learn about our study abroad programs in Japan!

Topics include academics, housing, scholarships, and application process.

The session takes place on February 13th, 6:00 – 7:00 in MUB Ballroom B3.

Japan Session Poster


The Michigan Tech Bookstore and University Images have Winter Carnival Apparel


The 2017 Michigan Tech Winter Carnival is here and there are only three locations to get your official Winter Carnival gear: the Michigan Tech Campus Store, University Images, and online at bookstore.mtu.edu. We’ll be offering Winter Carnival long and short sleeve t-shirts, crewneck sweatshirts, hoodies, and glassware. For store operating hours, check our website and social media feeds. Don’t forget! We will be open until 10pm on Wednesday, February 8th, for the all-nighter. Stop by to warm up and enjoy some fun games!  Accept no substitutes as we are your official headquarters for all your Michigan Tech and Winter Carnival apparel and souvenirs.


 MUB Events During Winter Carnival

MUB will be hosting Live Band Karaoke in the MUB Commons from 8-11 on Wednesday. It’s like regular karaoke, but with a band that knows 500+ songs.

We will also be hosting Escape the Snow, an event in collaboration with Wellness’ Bigfoot Glowshoe. We’ll have snacks, movies, and art & crafts in the MUB Commons while people wait to go snowshoeing. It runs from 9-11pm on Thursday evening.


Follow the Rabbit! Alice In Wonderland Comes to the Rozsa

The Rozsa Center is pleased to welcome the acclaimed theater troupe “Tout A Trac” from Quebec, Canada, with their adaptation of Lewis Caroll’s Alice in Wonderland for two shows onSaturday, February 18, at 2:30 PM and 7:30 PM. Fun for all ages!


CAMPUS NEWS

Social Justice Lecture Series: Dr. Robin Johnson-Cash

Tuesday, February 14th, CDI will be hosting Dr. Robin Johnson-Cash for our next Social Justice Lecture Series.
Join us for refreshments and an engaging talk about Robin’s lengthy experience as an executive at Ford Motor Company and as the first black women to graduate from Michigan Tech’s very own MEEM with a Ph.D.

We will be in the MUB Alumni Lounge on Feb 14th from 5pm-7pm. Refreshments will be served and all are welcome!


Graduate Research Colloquium

Your are invited to attend the biggest research meeting of graduate students on campus – the Graduate Research Colloquium. The event organized by Graduate Student Government, will be held on February 15 – 16, 2017 in the MUB Ballroom. Poster presentations will be from 9 AM – 12 PM on Wednesday,  February 15, followed by a Networking Social to interact with the presenters in a casual setting. Oral presentations will take place in various rooms on Wednesday, February 15 from 1 to 4 PM, and on Thursday, February 16 from 9 AM to 4 PM. Everyone is welcome to attend the poster and oral presentations. For a detailed schedule, please visit the GRC website. If you have additional questions, contact GSG at gsg@mtu.edu.


Campus Store Career Wear 75% off

Resume paper? We have it. Padfolios and Pens? We have those too. Professional career wear, yep, we offer that as well. Are you ready for the 2017 Michigan Tech Career Fair? Starting February 8th, the Campus Store is having a 75% off sale on our great selection of men and women’s career apparel to help complete your polished ensemble. We want to see YOU succeed! Show visiting companies and recruiters what you’re made of, and let us help you look your best! From all of us at the Campus Store, keep smiling and best of luck to you on your search!


HuskyLEAD Managing Organizational Conflict

Thursday, February 167pm-8pm – MUB Alumni Lounge

Conflict can occur within any group. Learning how to prepare for situations involving conflict can help individuals and organizations prevent some situations from happening and resolve the ones that do happen quickly.


Railroad Careers Night – February 22nd7 PM – DHH Ballroom

Interested in a career in the rail industry? Find a great company at career fair, but didn’t get to talk much? You’re in luck!

The Michigan Tech Railroad Engineering & Activities Club (REAC) will be holding a Railroad Careers Night at 7PM on Wednesday, February 22. This event will bring together all of the rail industry company representatives that will be in attendance at the Michigan Tech Spring Career Fair, into one central location so you can get some more one-on-one time with great employers. Join us for a relaxing evening filled with food, information, and casual conversation. See you there!


Student Watch Survey

Don’t forget!

There is still time to take the student watch survey on course materials.

You could win CASH from the Campus Store! The survey can be found here: www.studentwatch.org

Seeking Nominations for the 23rd Annual Student Leadership Awards

At Michigan Tech we are blessed with students that are crazy smart, motivated and adventurous. As faculty and staff, we partner with these students to inspire community, scholarship, possibilities, accountability, and tenacity. And we realize how lucky we are to be able to work alongside them in their academic and career pursuits. Now is the time to recognize these students for their commitment, enthusiasm, and leadership. On behalf of the University, we are seeking nominations for the President’s Award for Leadership, Vice President for Student Affairs and Advancement Award for Service, and various other student leadership awards. The recipient of each award will be honored at the 23rd Annual Student Leadership Awards Ceremony at 6:00 PM, Friday, April 14, 2017, in the Ballroom of the Memorial Union Building.

The nomination process is simple and actually quite easy. All awards and information about each can be found on the web at http://www.mtu.edu/student-affairs/interests/awards/. For each individual award, simple click on the award title, then complete and submit the nomination form.

Nominations for the President’s Award for Leadership and the Vice President for Student Affairs and Advancement Award for Service are due by 5:00 PM, Friday, March 3, 2017.

Nominations for all other Student Leadership Awards are due by 5:00 PM, Wednesday, March 15, 2017.

Please take a minute to nominate a student or colleague today.

Questions concerning any of the awards can be directed to Jonathan Davey, Student Activities, at 487-2831 or jrdavey@mtu.edu.


Student Philanthropy Council Hosting Michigan Tech Trivia Night

Please join the Student Philanthropy Council for a Michigan Tech Trivia Night in the MUB Commons on Tuesday February 28th from 7:00 – 8:00pm.  All registered student organizations are invited to participate with a team (3 member maximum).  There will be prizes for each round and a grand prize of $500 for your student org.  To register or for more information please email Adam Portmann at aportman@mtu.edu.


OAP Sponsored Adventure Spring Break to Buffalo National River

Looking for something to do over spring break? The Outdoor Adventure Program is leading a trip the Buffalo River in Arkansas.

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The Pavlis Honors College is now accepting applications for Fall 2017!

You are eligible to apply if you have 2-4 years remaining on campus. PHC’s Learning Community offers 6 distinct pathways on which students may build their honors program: Global Leadership, Peace Corps Prep, Research Scholars, Enhanced Enterprise Experience (E3 ), New Venture, and Custom Pathway. Most of you at Tech are already doing the things that PHC requires from its graduates. We have a team of faculty and staff from various disciplines that will help you package it into a rewarding and meaningful education that differentiates PHC students from their peers. If you would like to request more information regarding our pathways, email us at honors@mtu.edu.

Applications will be accepted through Sunday, March 26th. However, students who apply early will be given preference. Space is limited.

Make an Impact. Inspire Change. Challenge Yourself. Pavlis Honors College.

Find out why success means more than GPA: honors.mtu.edu.


Food Pantry Volunteers Needed

Husky Food Access Network (HuskyFAN) is in need of volunteers to keep the food pantry open. The pantry is open from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday.

Volunteers are needed for any amount of time they are able to offer.

If you’re interested in volunteering, email huskyfan@mtu.edu and you’ll be given more information on training materials and an updated schedule. Contact Whitney Boroski at wmborosk@mtu.eddu with questions.


University Launches CommUNITY Campaign

The CommUNITY campaign is a new campus-wide effort to promote the values set forth in Michigan Tech’s Strategic Plan.
“We Inspire Community” is the first value listed in the Strategic Plan. It states, “We inspire an engaged community that actively seeks improvement through acceptance and understanding.”
The CommUNITY campaign will include promotional materials and programming geared toward raising awareness and promoting actions that reflect these values.
Throughout the year, you will be introduced to multiple ways to engage with this campaign.
For more information contact equity@mtu.edu.


SPORTS & WELLNESS

Upcoming Intramural Events

Entry Deadlines

Innertube Water Polo: Still accepting teams on the Wait-List

Floor Hockey: Still accepting teams on the Wait-List

Spring Volleyball: Friday, February 17 @ 8:00 am
– League Play will start on Monday, February 20

Badminton Singles: Wednesday, February 22 @ 8:00 am
– Tournament will be on Friday, Fenruary 24 starting at 6:00 pm
– Tournament will take place at SDC

Table Tennis Doubles: Wenesday, February 22 @ 8:00 am
– Tournament will be on Saturday, February 25
– Tournament will take place at SDC

Racquetball Ladder: Monday, February 27 @ 8:00 am
Register your team at www.imleagues.com/MTU

For more information: E-mail imsports@mtu.edu


Public Skating at the Mac

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Register Today for the Doghouse Classic 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament!

Michigan Tech Recreation invites you to take part in the 2017 Doghouse Classic 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament! Grab your fellow classmates, frat brothers or sorority sisters and sign up for the Men’s or Women’s Open today! Cost is $80/team of 4 players. Deadline to register: April 3. Follow this link for more information and how to register.

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Sexual Violence Support Group

T.E.A.L (To Empower And Liberate) is a group that provides support to Michigan Tech Students who have experienced sexual violence including childhood sexual abuse or sexual assault. Our group provides support to individuals of recent or past sexual violence in a safe, non-judgmental group. With the help of group support individuals can find understanding and help by sharing their struggles and triumphs with one another and begin to put their lives back together.

T.E.A.L meets every other Thursday from 6:00pm to 7:30pm starting January 19, 2017 on campus. Through discussion, support and education we can help one another.

If you would like more information or to sign up for group, please contact Peggy at Dial Help Inc.


CAREER SERVICES

Resume Blitz

Drop in for 15 minute one-on-one resume review sessions with industry professionals, faculty, and staff. Please bring a PRINTED copy of your resume, if you already have one started.

February 13 | 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
February 20 | 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
February 21 | 11:00 am – 2:00 pm


R U Ready

Career Services will be mobilizing our staff to the MUB Ballroom for this event. Drop-in between classes for:
– Resume review
– Practice your personal introduction
– Pre-register for Career Fair (name tags available)
– Learn about co-ops/internships
– Make an appointment with a career advisor
– Practice your interview skills
Snacks and refreshments available to all in attendance.

February 14 | 11:00 am – 2:00 pm


HUSKY TALK

How to get a Co-op or Internship
Lunch and Learn on how to land that co-op/internship at Career Fair. To register for HuskyTALK, click the Join Event button. Limited spots available.

February 15 | 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm


Mock Interviews

Sign up for a mock interview with a company rep / Michigan Tech staff member to prepare for Career Fair! Select a time and come to Career Services that day for your interview. Don’t forget to dress to impress! Please bring a copy of your resume with you.

February 20 & 21 | 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
You must apply and submit your resume to sign up for interview slots.


Etiquette Dinner

Sponsored by Kohler
Join us for a unique dining experience! Polish your professionalism while gaining useful etiquette tips to navigate your way through any business dinner.
Seating is limited. Professional attire recommended. Reservations begin February 1st Kohler Social Hour: 5-6 pm – A robust social hour to connect you with the Kohler/Michigan Tech Recruiting Team and Kohler products. Dinner & Keynote: 6-7:30 pm

February 20 | 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
You must register for this event.

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