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




 Khana Khazana Hawaii

Khana Khazana Serving Hawaiian food this Friday

This week at the Memorial Union North Coast Grill and Deli, we are featuring a menu from Hawaii.

The menu features:

  • Huli Huli Chicken
  • Creamy Potato Salad
  • Fresh Corn Tomato Salad

Serving is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday. The cost is $7.95 and includes a fountain beverage. Visit Khana Khazana on Facebook.

This weekend, Film Board presents Moana

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.

African Beat Fundraising Dance Night

Saturday, February 18, 2017

8pm – 11pm

Alumni Lounge (107A) in the Memorial Union Building, Michigan Tech, Houghton, MI

On Saturday, February 18th, the African Student Organization members will be hosting African Beat Fundraising Dance Night to promote our big Africa Night event coming up in March! Doors open at 8pm, and the music will stop at 11pm.
With your ticket purchased at the door, you get your fill of pizza, drink, and snacks, all while listening and dancing to great music from many different African countries!
Don’t know how to dance? No problem! Just let yourself be carried away with the African beat, and your body will do the rest.
Want to learn different ways our African students dance to their countries’ music? Just ask one of us to show you. We will have hits like Mama Africa by Bracket and music by Fuse ODG
We hope you all can come and fall in love with the vibrancy of Africa while you dance the night away!

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 on Saturday, February 18, at 2:30 PM and 7:30 PM. Fun for all ages!

Come Dance with Nosotros!


Where: MUB ballroom

Time: 8-9 pm salsa lessons, 9-11 pm open floor

When: Saturday 18th February

Cost: FREE!

All levels! No partner needed! Family friendly!

Tech Theatre Presents Hilarious “Game Show” Play: “Sexual Perversity in Chicago”

Sexual Perversity in Chicago, a play opening this week in Michigan Tech’s McArdle Theatre, will be presented as a hilarious on-stage “game show,” using mature and graphic language to reveal the awkwardness, heartache and humor of American sexual behavior.

Performance dates are ThursdaySaturday, February 16 – 18 and 23 – 35, 7:30 PM each night, in the McArdle Theatre.

Tickets are on sale now, $13 for adults, $5 for youth, and no charge for Michigan Tech students with the Experience Tech fee. Tickets are available by phone at (906) 487-2073, online at Rozsa.mtu.edu, in person at the Central Ticketing Office in the Student Development Complex, or the night of the event, one hour before show time, at the McArdle Theatre Box Office.


FREE SALE on SUNDAY – Women’s Business Clothing

Need something to wear to the Career Fair and interviews? The semi-annual FREE SALE, a giveaway of gently worn women’s business clothing and accessories, will be held this weekend:

Sunday, February 19, 2017

12-3 pm

Meese Center (bldg #84, across from Jim’s Foodmart)

Items are available to all Tech students at no costs. Business suits, blouses, shoes, and accessories are included – everybody leaves with something!  This event is made possible through the generous donations of our faculty, staff, alumnae, and friends of Michigan Tech.

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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!

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!

Spring Blood Drive Hosted by Fraternity and Sorority Life

The need is constant. The gratification is instant. Give blood.

Currently, there is a critical need for blood donors, please join us in the Library Reading Room and donate blood on:

February 28 and March 1
10:00am – 4:00pm

Michigan Tech JR Van Pelt & Opie Library
1400 Townsend Drive, Houghton, MI 49931

For more information go to:
*Please bring a photo ID

Student Watch Survey

Don’t forget!

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

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

MTMC is Hiring: Info Night

When: Tuesday 28th Feb, 5-6 pm

Where: Walker 107

Pizza and pop provided

MTMC Info Session for Prospective Students

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.


Upcoming Intramural Events

Entry Deadlines

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

Badminton Doubles: Wednesday, February 22 @ 8:00 am
– Tournament will be on Saturday, February 25
– 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

Spring Volleyball: Friday, February 24 @ 8:00 am
– This deadline has been extended a week!
– League Play will start after Spring Break

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


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.


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.



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 20 | 11:00 am – 2:00 pm | MUB Commons
February 21 | 11:00 am – 2:00 pm | MUB Commons

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 | Admin 220
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.

February 20 | 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm | MUB Ballroom A-1
You must register for this event.

Co-op Internship Expo

A lunch-time social event to network with company reps and learn about how to get an internship or co-op. Stop by between classes for this casual, low-key event for a chance to meet recruiters before the formality of the Career Fair.

February 21 | 11:00 am – 2:00 pm | MUB Ballroom A

Skip the Line! Pre-register for Career Fair at this event.

Career Fair

Career Fair is exciting and sometimes overwhelming—but it doesn’t have to be. Be ready to meet company representatives from over 200 companies who have the power to give you an internship, co-op, or full-time position.

Wednesday | February 22 | 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM | SDC

Skip the Line! You can pre-register for this event at Career Services – Admin 220.

More Opportunities to Meet Recruiters

Check Handshake for these Recruiter Events

Recruiters on Campus

  • Meritor, Inc.
  • Gentex
  • Auto-Owners IT& Actuarial
  • Saint-Gobain
  • New Hudson Facades
  • US Navy
  • Brady Corporation
  • Honda
  • BAE
  • 24G
  • Dematic
  • Cummins
  • Walmart
  • Plexus
  • BW Paper Systems


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