Archives—February 2018

Student News Briefs – February 23, 2018

906 Night: featuring Adelee & Gentry
Do you love LIVE MUSIC? Join MUB Board in the MUB Commons tonight (2/23) as we kick off our first 906 night! What’s 906 Night? Well, it’s music – live music – right here on campus, it’s free, and it’s starting at 9:06 pm – of course!
Adelee & Gentry are sisters, songwriters, and storytellers. “This singer/songwriter duo have a polished foll-pop sound that is grounded by a rootsy base but elevated by the self-taught sisters’ unique yet captivating styles of two-part harmonies.”
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Paper Airplane Contest

Enjoy making paper airplanes? Want to put your creativity to the test? Join MUB Board for a Paper Airplane Contest on March 1st at 7 pm in Fisher 135. You could win a $50 Amazon gift card if your airplane flies the furthest or looks the best! What are you waiting for? Join us and show off your paper airplane making skills!
*Supplies will be provided at the event.

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Movie Screening: “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom”
As part of the Black History Month celebration, the African Students’ Organization (ASO) and the Black Students Association (BSA), with the support of the Center for Diversity and Inclusion, is organizing a screening of the movie Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013), starring Idris Elba. The movie chronicles the life of Mandela. It is based on his autobiography, Long Walk to Freedom (1994).
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Venue: Fisher 139
Time: 6:00 pm.
We will serve food (pizza and soda). We look forward to sharing this special moment together as we remember Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, an icon for the fight against apartheid and equality. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/149134539093347/

OAP Spring Break Trips

ASB – Buffalo River, AR
Come channel your inner Lewis and Clark and spend a week navigating the gorgeous Buffalo River in Arkansas. Spend spring break paddling through the wild Ozark Mountains, seeing dozens of waterfalls, and making killer memories with great people. No experience necessary! The cost of the trip is $400. This includes transportation, food, camping permits, and canoe rentals! Stop by the OAP to sign up! Limited spots available.Questions? Email Kate Patronik, kpatroni@mtu.edu, or Michael Del Signore,mdelsign@mtu.edu
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ASB – Mountain Biking in the Pisgah National Forest

Come mountain bike and camp in the Pisgah National Forest, outside of Asheville, NC for a week! We’ll be shredding some sweet trails, and be stopping at the Mega Caverns in Louisville, KY! This trip will mainly be mountain biking – you don’t need to consider yourself an expert, but you must be comfortable riding singletrack for full days. The cost of the trip is $350, this includes transportation, food, lodging, and mega caverns ticket. Stop in the OAP to sign up! You must pay half the total to reserve a spot, only open to 6 participants. If you have questions please email Kate Patronik, kpatroni@mtu.edu or Russ Crofton, rdcrofto@mtu.edu


Applications Now Open for the ICE House!
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The Innovation Center for Entrepreneurship (ICE) House’s mission is to promote innovation through group collaboration. Live in a house where you share in challenges and success, pool knowledge and expertise and live with a common purpose.

Amenities include:

  • On Campus

  • No Meal Plan Required

  • Professional Kitchen

  • Flat Screen TVs

  • Mentorships

  • Access to Venture Capitalists

  • Competition Opportunities

  • Entrepreneurship Guidance

  • Already have a housing contract? Transfer it to the ICE House!

Who knows, the next Facebook might be born here!

Apply Today!

(http://bit.ly/ICEHouseApply)

More Information

(http://bit.ly/ICEHouseInfo)

Pictures

(https://bit.ly/ICEHousePics)

Questions?

agweber@mtu.edu or jhjay@mtu.edu


Come Dance with NOSOTROS
Where: MUB ballroom
Time: 8-9 pm salsa lessons, 9-11 pm open floor
When: Saturday 24th FebruaryFeb 24th-1
Cost: FREE!

All levels! No partner needed! Family friendly!


Seeking Nominations for the 24th Annual Student Leadership Awards
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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. 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 24th Annual Student Leadership Awards Ceremony at 6 p.m. Friday, April 20  in the Memorial Union Ballroom.
The nomination process is simple. All awards and information about each can be found online. For each individual award, simply 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 p.m. Friday, March 9.  Nominations for all other Student Leadership Awards are due by 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 23. Questions concerning the awards can be directed to Student Activities.

Take a minute to nominate a student or colleague today!


Tech Theatre Presents “When You Comin’ Back Red Ryder”

Tech Theatre presents When You Comin’ Back Red Ryder, a play by Mark Medoff. The employees and customers of Foster’s Diner in Hope, New Mexico, 88250, experience a terrorizing examination their personal desires and dreams when Teddy, a disillusioned biker, calls them on living in made-up worlds. Some pretend nothing happened, but others find a new direction for their lives. Emotionally charged and unpredictably brutal, the play plunges from the mundane to frightening. Please note: This play uses adult language, simulated violence, and a gunshot from a theatrical firearm will be discharged during this production. The play will run Thursday – Saturday, for two weeks, Thursday, February 22 -Saturday, February 24, and Thursday, March 1 – Saturday, March 3, at 7:30 pm each night, in the McArdle Theatre.


Legendary Ailey II Comes to the Rozsa Center on their 32-City Tour
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The Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts is pleased to present the legendary Ailey II: The Next Generation of Dance on Tuesday, February 27, 7:30 PM, as a part of their 32-city US tour on their 2017-2018 season. The Alvin Ailey dance spirit shines in Ailey II, known for their exhilarating and timeless performances nationally and internationally. Ailey II has been hailed as “second to none” by Dance Magazine, and for their “off the charts energy” by The New Yorker.


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Do you want to win $500 for your student organization?

Please join the Student Philanthropy Council for Folding for Philanthropy (formally Michigan Tech Trivia Night) in the MUB Commons on Tuesday, February 27th from 7:00 – 8:00pm.

There will be 3 rounds of 10 trivia questions about philanthropy at Michigan Tech. Paper airplanes that you fold will be thrown at targets to answer the questions, so start practicing!

Prizes will be awarded for each round and a grand prize of $500 for your student org.

All registered student organizations are invited to participate with a team of up to 3 members.

To register fill out the Google Form at http://bit.ly/2oopw4p

Any questions, email Adam Portmann at aportman@mtu.edu.


Course material survey – one more week!
If you’ve already completed the survey, thank you and we appreciate your participation! If you’ve not completed the survey, there is still time left to complete the Spring 2018 course material survey. This is the last week we are able to collect your responses. The Michigan Tech Campus Store is participating in a nationwide survey regarding course materials. The information collected is important to the Campus Store as we strive to provide the broadest course material options and most cost-conscious pricing through strategic partnerships, transparency, and industry awareness. Many chances to win gift cards!

Thank you from the Campus Store staff!

 

GSG Hosting Graduate Research Colloquium

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UPCOMING INTRAMURAL SPORTS

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Dodgeball: Deadline on March 2nd @ 8:00 am

Racquetball Ladder: Deadline on March 5th @ 5:00 pm

Spring Volleyball: Deadline on March 7th @ 5:00 pm

Battleship: Deadline on March 22nd @ 5:00 pm

 

Register your team at www.imleagues.com/MTU

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


HuskiesFit Adult Group Fitness – Round 2!

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Several HuskiesFit Adult Group Fitness Classes will be starting new sessions soon! Choose your fit and try one of the following:
  • Afrobeat Fitness
  • Aikido
  • Aqua-Fit
  • Buti Yoga Basics Express NEW!
  • Buti Yoga Intensive NEW!
  • Fitbarre
  • Muay Thai
  • Simple Changes for a Healthier Lifestyle
  • TRX Fit
  • TRX Body Blast
  • Yoga for Back Health

For more information and to register, visit HuskiesFit Adult Programs. Commit to be HuskiesFit!


Winter WonderHack is Back!

36 hours | prizes | food | tools and gadgets | industry talks and workshops | 300 students | multiple schools | Feb 23-25 at the library

Join us for Winter WonderHack, a 36-hour make-something hackathon hosted at MTU in the Van Pelt and Opie library over the weekend following career fair!

Open to current and recent students from any school in teams of 1-4 and from all disciplines. This is an industry sponsored event; there will be workshops/talks/demos on Friday night and on Saturday on topics that participants could use in their projects or may just find interesting by mentors, sponsors and faculty and community guests. Try new things like metal casting, how to design circuit boards, run a start-up, or graphic desig, try out new tech like microcontrollers and 3d printers, and have some fun with drone racing and lN2 ice cream. This event is FREE and open to all current students of all experience levels.

If you haven’t already, register and find more info at winterwonderhack.org.

 
If you have any questions, email team@winterwonderhack.org.

Student News Briefs- February 16, 2018


 

Nominations Open for Undergraduate Student Government Positions

Nominations are now open for USG Executive Board and At-Large representatives. Students are encouraged to nominate themselves or fellow students that would represent these positions well.

Nominating someone is quick and easy – simply paste the link below into your address bar and fill out the form. A description of each position is provided in the Google Form.

Executive Board and At-Large Representative Nomination:
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSciwwHy099yxx1bERg4tcQ_GzuZWo3TVWMuERzs9FgBuJgE0A/viewform?usp=sf_link

You will have until 11:59PM on February 21st, 2018 to make your nominations. For questions, contact Melanie Thomas, Undergraduate Student Government secretary, at usg-secretary@mtu.edu.


Campus Store During Career Fair

Are you ready for the 2018 Michigan Tech Career Fair? Visit us at the Campus Store for resume paper, padfolios, and check out our great selection of men’s and women’s career apparel. We have a new selection of shirts, pants, ties, belts, and more 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 in your search!


Safe Place Training This Sunday

This Sunday, February 18th, there will be a students only Safe Place Ally Training. For more information visit: https://www.mtu.edu/safeplace/about/register/index.html

For any questions please contact Amy Howard, Campus Diversity Educator: alhoward@mtu.edu


OAP Staff Lead ASB Trip to Buffalo River, Arkansas

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Come channel your inner Lewis and Clark and spend a week navigating the gorgeous Buffalo River in Arkansas. Spend spring break paddling through the wild Ozark Mountains, seeing dozens of waterfalls, and making killer memories with great people. Anyone will enjoy this trip, no experience necessary! 
The cost of the trip is $400. This includes transportation, food, camping permits, and canoe rentals! Stop by the OAP to sign up! The cutoff for registration is 2/28/18.

Questions? Email Kate Patronik, kpatroni@mtu.edu, or Michael Del Signore, mdelsign@mtu.edu

Exhibit “Always Room for Rain” Opens in the Rozsa Gallery

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The Department of Visual and Performing Arts and the Rozsa Center are excited to announce the spring gallery exhibition, Always Room for Rain, featuring work by artists Ross Chaney (Santa Fe, NM) and Raquel Alvizures (Guatemala). The exhibit will run from February 16 through March 31, 2018. Gallery hours are M-F 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM and 1:00 – 8:00 PM on Saturdays. A reception with both artists will be held Friday March 2 at 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM. An artist talk will occur at 5:30 PM that evening.


Attention Student Orgs:

Please join the Student Philanthropy Council for Folding for Philanthropy in the MUB Commons on Tuesday February 27th from 7:00 – 8:00pm.  All registered student organizations are invited to participate with a team (3 member maximum).  There will be 3 rounds of 10 trivia questions about philanthropy at Michigan Tech. The paper airplanes you fold will be used to answer the questions, so start practicing! Prizes will be awarded 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.

 


Highlighting Your Enterprise Experience on Your Resume and to Recruiters

Join E.B. Mayer and Heather DeJong on Monday, February 19th from 4-5:30pm in M&M 722 as they discuss their experiences mentoring Enterprise teams and recruiting technical talent at various universities. They will also focus on areas of student Enterprise experience that are of particular interest to industry.

E.B. Mayer is an accomplished Agile and DevOps Information Technology transformation strategist and thought leader with over 15 years of experience across multiple industries and fortune 500 companies. Heather is an energetic and experienced IT and Operational leader recognized for developing talent, building strong teams, and driving results across a broad spectrum of capabilities.

This event is open to everyone on campus. Students enrolled in the Enterprise Program or considering joining an Enterprise team are encouraged to attend.


NEW! Buti Yoga

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Join instructor Natasha for a new HuskiesFit adult group fitness class – Buti Yoga! Classes start soon! Try out Buti Yoga for only $2 at the February 23 & March 2 workshops! http://ow.ly/RTRX30inO9p #butiyoga #huskiesfit


Engineers Week Events

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Course Material Survey starting February 19. 2018

Do you prefer e-books or print? How about rental versus purchase? Do you shop the Campus Store your course materials or elsewhere? We at the Campus Store want to know your thoughts. The information collected is important to the Campus Store as we strive to provide the broadest course material options and most cost-conscious pricing through strategic partnerships, transparency, and industry awareness. The survey should take roughly 20 minutes of your time. The Campus Store and OnCampus Research are offering financial incentives for your opinions and would greatly appreciate your participation! Check your email starting next week for the link!Thank you for your time from the Campus Store staff!


Donation Bin Information

If your student organization or department is collecting donations, Facilities Management must be notified of any donation bins being placed on campus. Bins may only be placed in approved locations, for a list of approved locations please click here.

Only one bin is allowed per building at a time. Bins are allowed on a first “notify” first serve basis, so please submit your information to us early.

Student organizations or departments are responsible for: -Notifying Facilities Management of bin placement at least 2 days prior to placing the bin -Periodically emptying the bins -Removing any donated items left outside of the bins -Removal of the bin on the date reported

Facilities Management will monitor the bins and notify the student organization or department contact if: -There is already a bin placed in the location you have requested during the same time period -Bins are full -Bins are located outside of the approved area -Donation items have been left outside of the bin -It is past the date that bin should have been removed

For additional information or to complete a “Donation Bin Notification Form” please click here.


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Student News Briefs – February 9, 2018

Josh Blue to Headline Winter Carnival 

The Rozsa Center is pleased to announce the 2018 Winter Carnival Comedian: Josh Blue, winner of NBC’s Last Comic Standing, will headline this year’s Winter Carnival Entertainment, on Friday, February 9, 9:00 pm, at the Rozsa Center.

Perhaps best known as the comedian who puts the cerebral in cerebral palsy, Josh Blue centers much of his self-deprecating act around his dJosh Blue Headshot Aisability. He exploded onto the national comedy scene by capturing the attention and endearment of the country as the winner of NBC’s Last Comic Standing.

In 2011, Josh starred in Comedy Central Presents: Josh Blue, which received rave reviews from fans and critics alike, in addition to being named the 11th best special on the network.

Tickets are on sale now, $15 General Admission, and no charge for Michigan Tech students. Tickets are available by phone at (906) 487-2073, online at mtu.edu/rozsa, in person at the Central Ticketing Office in the Student Development Complex, or at the Rozsa Box Office the evening of the performance.  Please note the Rozsa Box Office only opens two hours prior to performances.


Mediterranean Cuisine at Fridays Khana Khazana

This week at the Memorial Union North Coast Grill and Deli, we are featuring a menu from the Mediterranean.
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The menu features:

  • Yogurt-Marinated Chicken & Creamy Greek Sauce
  • Chickpea & Couscous in Creamy Sauce
  • Chocolate Mousse with Strawberry

Serving is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, February 9th. The cost is $7.95 and includes a fountain beverage. Visit Khana Khazana on Facebook.


This weekend, Film Board presents:

Thor: Ragnarok

Friday, Feb. 9 @ 5:30, 8:30, 11:30

Saturday, Feb. 10 @ 2:30, 5:30, 8:30, 11:30

Sunday, Feb. 11 @ 2:30, 5:30

Located on Michigan Tech’s campus in Fisher 135. Tickets are $3 and concessions are $1 each. We hope to see you at the show this weekend, and enjoy Winter Carnival this week!

Thor: Ragnarok is rated PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action, and brief suggestive material.


Stuff-A-Husky

The MUB Board is hosting Stuff-A-Husky on Tuesday, February 13th from 6-8 pm in the MUB Commons.

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Comedian Jourdain Fisher

 Jourdain Fisher is a New York based comedian that was born in raised in North Carolina. With his fun material and open personality, audiences are drawn to his style and sense of humor. He started doing stand up comedy at the age of 17 to avoid working for his family’s funeral home. Since then, Jourdain has found success in clubs and colleges across the country. He has been a part of various festivals including, The New York Comedy Festival, Laughing Skull Festival, and Laugh Your Asheville Off. Jourdain was a back-to-back winner of The Ultimate Comic Challenge, a finalist in The Carolina’s Funniest Competition and a Regional Showcase Finalist for Stand Up NBC in New York. He is currently a writer and actor on BET’s sketch comedy show, 50 Central.

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The fun starts at 10 PM in the MUB Ballroom on February 16!

This performance is FREE (Funded by the Student Activity Fee) and hosted by Late Night Programs.


Winter Carnival

The 2018 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, hats, and glassware. For store operating hours, check our website and social media feeds.

Career Basics 

Are you ready for the 2018 Michigan Tech Career Fair? Visit us at the Campus Store and check out 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 in your search!


American Society for Engineering Management:

Next meeting: Monday, February 12, 2018 at 6 p.m. in Chem. Sci. 104B.

The agenda includes a presentation from Oshkosh Corp. about what they do and how Engineering Management fits into their organization, along with resume and Career Fair tips. Pizza will be provided! Meetings are open to existing and potential members. Anyone who has interest in Engineering Management is welcome to attend and participate. You don’t have to be an Engineering Management major to join. If you have any questions or are unable to attend but are still interested, email Emma LaFleur (ealafleu@mtu.edu) or Bridget Becker (bridgetb@mtu.edu) to stay in the loop.


Attention Student Orgs:

Please join the Student Philanthropy Council for Folding for Philanthropy in the MUB Commons on Tuesday February 27th from 7:00 – 8:00 pm.  All registered student organizations are invited to participate with a team (3 member maximum).  There will be 3 rounds of 10 trivia questions about philanthropy at Michigan Tech. The paper airplanes you fold will be used to answer the questions, so start practicing! Prizes will be awarded 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.

 


Spring HuskyLEAD Series

Student Activities announces the Spring 2018 HuskyLEAD series.  HuskyLEAD is a series of hour-long workshops that help Michigan Tech students develop personal, professional, academic and organizational leadership skills.  The workshops are free and open to everyone.  All sessions will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. in the Memorial Union Alumni Lounge A.

Faculty and staff are encouraged to pass this information along to students.  Attendance is taken at the workshops and can be forwarded to faculty who assign them as a supplement to their curriculum.

The Spring 2018 schedule is as follows:   HuskyLEAD A

Thursday, February 15 – “Leveraging Leadership Skills with Employers.”  You don’t have to be in a leadership position to be a leader.  Learn innovative strategies to showcase your best self to future employers.  The presenters are Career Services and Doug Stage from Kimberly Clark.

Thursday, March 22 – “Leading with Inclusivity:  How to impact Your World with Intentional and Inclusive Actions, Language and Purpose.”  This workshop will raise your awareness and understanding of how to recognize how our conscious and subconscious actions affect others and how we can shift our behaviors to create a more welcoming and inclusive community.  The presenter is Amy Howard from the Center for Diversity and Inclusion.

Thursday, April 5 – “Mindfulness 101:  Improve Focus and Reduce Stress Before Finals.”  Learn the basics of mindfulness to help you reduce stress and increase your focus for final exams.  The practice of mindfulness can be applied to starting a new job or internship, or just reducing daily stress and living more fully in the present.  The presenter is Joan Kero, health coach and yoga instructor.

For more information, visit the HuskyLEAD website at http://www.mtu.edu/student-activities/leadership/huskylead/.  If you have any questions or comments about the workshops, email Rochelle Spencer at raspence@mtu.edu, or Maryann Wilcox at mawilcox@mtu.edu, or call 7-1963.


2018 Cummins Video Competition

Each student organization has to create a 10-15 minute video highlighting their need for funding then submit it to Zack Fredin, Enterprise Program Coordinator by Friday, February 23rd at noon. Any questions should be directed to zdfredin@mtu.edu. CumminsFlyer2018 A

Guidelines for the creation of the video are here.→

This competition will help your student organization receive more funds.

Deadline for video submissions is Friday, February 23 at 12 noon.

 

 

 


 Love Better Campaign

Order of Omega is helping raise awareness about healthy relationships by supporting the #LoveBetter campaign.  There are a few ways you can help out.  You can take the pledge to #LoveBetter HERE, you can stop by Love Better jpgtheir booth on Tuesday, February 13 between 10 AM and 2 PM in the DOW commons, and you can share this message to let others know how they can help, too! The booth will have candy and paper hearts that can be filled out to let everyone know how you plan to #LoveBetter this Valentine’s Day.

 


Integrative Nutrition Health Coach 

Join Joan Kero, certified Integrative Nutrition Health Coach, for weekly talks as she shows us how simple changes can add up to a hHealthyLife1ealthier you.

Next session: February 21 – March 14, Wednesdays, 12:10-12:50 p.m. in SDC Rm 237

For more information or to register, visit Simple Changes.


Social Justice Lecture 
It is time to mark your calendars for the next Social Justice Lecture Series installment. On February 21st at 7:30 pm in the Rozsa we welcome Reverend Sharon Washington Risher!Risher poster 6
“Reverend Risher was catapulted into the limelight after the Charleston, South Carolina shooting at the Mother Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church on June 17, 2015.”
 
Tickets for this event are free but you must reserve your space via the Rozsa website HEREWe look forward to seeing you on the 21st for an impactful, riveting, and timely lecture and Q&A.

Get Certified As A Lifeguard

Earn your lifeguard certification @ the SDC on March 3 & 4! Get a jump on summer employment now! Class size limited. http://ow.ly/G8me30iahsV #lifeguard #arc#huskiesfit

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Future Huskies 2018 Spring Camps, Clinics & Tournaments
Spring is right around the corner! Register today for the following spring mini camps and clinics:

2018 Spring Camps & Clinics

For more information, visit Spring Camps and Clinics. Commit your Future Huskies to be HuskiesFit this spring!

Order Your Cap, Gown & Tickets Today!


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Summer Youth Programs is Hiring!

Looking for a summer job that’s fun and makes an impact? Consider joining the staff of Summer Youth Programs! SYP provides exciting and engaging hands-on camps for middle and high school students. If you’re looking for a position that lets you channel your creativity, innovation, enthusiasm, and team spirit, all in a professional environment, we have just the job for you!

We are looking for outstanding individuals who bring awesome experiences and fresh perspectives to the table. Applicants should be positive, forward thinking, innovative, and eager to make a difference in the lives of young people.

We offer a flexible schedule in a casual, fun work environment, and provide valuable professional development experiences. With over 1200 middle and high school students attending each summer, we are constantly problem-solving and seeking to provide the best camp experience we can.

Interested? Even if you missed our information sessions, you can still learn about the opportunities available with SYP. Please contact the Center for Pre-College Outreach at cpcojobs@mtu.edu or visit syp.mtu.edu/employment for more information.


Design Expo 2018 Registration Now Open

Design Expo 2018 will be held in the MUB Ballroom on Thursday, April 19th. Please save the date!

Design Expo highlights hands-on, discovery-based learning at Michigan Tech. More than 600 students on Enterprise and Senior Design teams showcase their work and compete for awards. A panel of judges, made up of distinguished corporate representatives and Michigan Tech staff and faculty members, critique the projects. Many team projects are sponsored by industry, which allows students to gain valuable experience through competition, as well as direct exposure to real industrial problems. Design Expo is co-hosted by the College of Engineering and the Pavlis Honors College.

Registration is now open for Senior Design and Enterprise teams. Students should visit the Design Expo website to review important instructions, deadlines and poster criteria. All Senior Design and Enterprise teams must register by Monday, February 12th, 2018.


SPRING 2018 INTRAMURAL SPORTS SCHEDULE IS NOW POSTED ON IMLEAGUES

Floor Hockey Deadline on February 14th @ 8:00 am

Soccer-Tennis Deadline on February 16th @ 8:00 am

Innertube Water Polo Deadline on February 21st @ 8:00 am

Register your team at www.imleagues.com/MTU

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


Mind Trekkers Spring Break in Charlotte, NC

March 10-18

Already sick of the winter, but can’t afford the cost to travel somewhere warm? Come travel with Mind Trekkers to Charlotte, NC for Spring Break! For only $100 (+ $50 deposit), you will have your rooming, several meals, and transportation covered! Planned activities include: SkyWildGreensboro Science Center, and the US National Whitewater Center. We will be hosting the Passport to STEM festival on the Thursday and Friday of the trip, where you will have the opportunity to excite over four thousand students about science & engineering with fun and hands-on demonstrations!

If you (and your friends) would like to apply, please fill out this form: MIND TREKKERS SPRING BREAK APPLICATION.  No previous experience with Mind Trekkers is required.

Please contact the Mind Trekkers President (djpoynor@mtu.edu) if you have any questions about this trip.


HuskiesFit Yoga

Experience variety at its best with HuskiesFit Yoga! Yoga classes are offered 6 days a week at the SDC so you can fit it into even the busiest ofYogaSlider A schedules.

8- and 16-punch yoga cards are also available at discounted student rates!

For more information, visit HuskiesFit Yoga. Commit to be HuskiesFit!


MTU Surveys

Look for these signs around campus and submit your feedback for a chance to win a free coffee!


Student News Briefs – February 2, 2018

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Comedian Andrew Sleighter

Andrew Sleighter will emcee at the crowning of the Queen at the Winter Carnival. See Andrew’s comedy act on Saturday, February 3 at the Rozsa Center at 7 pm.

Andrew made his debut performance on Conan. He has also written and performed sketch comedy for Comedy Central’s online platforms.

Admission is $10 for general public and  free for Michigan Tech students.


 

Josh Blue to Headline Winter Carnival 

The Rozsa Center is pleased to announce the 2018 Winter Carnival Comedian: Josh Blue, winner of NBC’s Last Comic Standing, will headline this year’s Winter Carnival Entertainment, on Friday, February 9, 9:00 pm, at the Rozsa Center.

Perhaps best known as the comedian who puts the cerebral in cerebral palsy, Josh Blue centers much of his self-deprecating act around his dJosh Blue Headshot Aisability. He exploded onto the national comedy scene by capturing the attention and endearment of the country as the winner of NBC’s Last Comic Standing.

In 2011, Josh starred in Comedy Central Presents: Josh Blue, which received rave reviews from fans and critics alike, in addition to being named the 11th best special on the network.

Tickets are on sale now, $15 General Admission, and no charge for Michigan Tech students. Tickets are available by phone at (906) 487-2073, online at mtu.edu/rozsa, in person at the Central Ticketing Office in the Student Development Complex, or at the Rozsa Box Office the evening of the performance.  Please note the Rozsa Box Office only opens two hours prior to performances.


Michigan Tech Winter Carnival

The 2018 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.

“During the week of Winter Carnival”, we will be offering Winter Carnival long and short sleeve t-shirts, crew neck sweatshirts, hoodies, hats, and glassware.
For store operating hours, check our website and social media feeds. Don’t
forget! We will be open until 10 pm on Wednesday, February 7th, 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.


Karaoke During The All-Nighter

The MUB Board would like to invite you to have a fun time doing Karaoke with some free hot chocolate during the All-Nighter. 

MUB Commons Wednesday, February 7th from 8 – 11 pm.

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If you plan to be on-campus after 8 pm on February 7 during the Winter Carnival All-Nighter, please read the information below.

In an effort to mitigate property damage during the Winter Carnival All-Nighter on Wednesday, February 7, the Winter Carnival Safety Task Force will secure all exterior campus doors at 8 pm.

Building Schedules

  • Campus buildings will lock at 8 pm
    • o Evening classes will be in session by this time
    • o Students should not leave the building while class is in session otherwise they will be locked out
  • All undergraduate and graduate students will have card access removed beginning 8 pm on Wednesday, February 7 through 6 am on Thursday, February 8
    • Students needing access for research or other department sanctioned purposes should request permission from their department chair by 8 am on Wednesday, February 7
    • An email address and M-number will be needed by the department chair to request student access
      • Faculty and staff will have normal access except as noted below

Fisher Hall

  • First floor open for restrooms and warming area
  • Basement, second and third floor stairwells will be locked, but will open in the event of an emergency
  • Elevators will be disabled
  • Faculty or staff needing access to or from the upper floors or needing access to the elevator should call Public Safety and Police Services at 906-487-2216, and a security clerk or officer will be sent to assist

MUB

  • Entire building open for restrooms and warming area

Walker Arts & Humanities Center

  • First floor open for restrooms and warming area
  • Second and third floor stairwells will be locked, but will open in the event of an emergency
  • Elevators will be disabled
  • Faculty or staff needing access to or from the upper floors or needing access to the elevator should call Public Safety and Police Services at 906-487-2216, and a security clerk or officer will be sent to assist

Library

  • Closed

DHH, Hillside, McNair, and Wads

  • Exterior building doors will lock at 5 pm Wednesday, February 7 and return to normal operating schedule 6 am Thursday, February 8
  • Residential students will have access to the building where they live
  • Residential students will have access to the main door of Wads (lot 15 entrance) while the Dining Hall or Campus Cafe is open
  • McNair Dining Hall doors will remain unlocked during operating hours until 9 pm

See The Sides Event

The Undergraduate Student Government of Michigan Tech is planning to host its first ever See the Sides. This event is built to expose and educate people to the Democratic and Republican parties. Topics such as the economy, education, and foreign affairs will all be discussed in this hour long event.

Event Details:

Name: See the Sides

Time: 7-8 pm, February 2nd

Place: Fisher 139

Description: See the Sides is an event meant to expose students to both Republican and Democratic viewpoints. Please join us as representatives of both parties inform us of their beliefs, and the reasons behind them. This event will take no more than an hour, and cover many important topics from the economy to education. Grab a friend, and listen in for a short and informative experience.

 


HOW BIG OF AN EATER ARE YOU?

The University Innovation Fellows are looking to influence the food options on campus driven by students and faculty. This will give Michigan Tech Dining Serves a better idea of which food options to provide on campus. Take part in responding to this survey: https://goo.gl/forms/aEJH5T0I2lf5JMuf2

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This event ends Friday, February 2, 2018 at 12 midnight.


Blue Key Honor Society Raffle

The Winter Carnival 2018 Raffle to support Blue Key Honor Society is now open with tickets available from Blue Key representatives or online at mtu.edu/bkraffle.  Tickets are only $5 with the winners being selected at the Queens Coronation taking place Saturday, February 3rd at 7 pm in the Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts.  You do not need to be present to win.

The grand prize this year is a:

  • Magnuson Hotel Franklin Square Inn Getaway package including a 3 night stay in a deluxe waterside whirlpool suite
  • Dinner for two at the Bonfire Grill during Carnival
  • Two complimentary beverages in the Bonfire Bar each night
  • Champagne served in your room during the Torch Light Parade and Fireworks Display
  • Michigan Tech hockey jersey signed by the team
  • Mount Ripley tubing tickets
  • Country Inn and Suites $100 gift card
  • $75 to Festival Foods
  • Quincy Mine tour ticket package
  • Mineshaft family fun package
  • Superior Graphics Book bag valued at $45
  • $25 gift certificate to Quincy Dinning

Thank you for your support of Winter Carnival and Blue Key Honor Society!


Finding a Research Mentor Workshop

Are you an undergraduate student interested in conducting research? Are you unsure how to locate a faculty member to work with? Dr. Lorelle Meadows, Dean of the Pavlis Honors College, will be hosting an interactive discussion on how to find and approach a faculty member for a research position. In addition, students will learn about paid research internship opportunities at Michigan Tech and beyond.

Workshop will take place on Tuesday, February 6th from 6-7 pm in Library 242.

For information on other upcoming undergraduate research workshops click here.


Stuff-A-Husky

The MUB Board is hosting Stuff-A-Husky on Tuesday, February 13th from 6-8 pm in the MUB Commons.

 

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Spring HuskyLEAD Series

Student Activities announces the Spring 2018 HuskyLEAD series.  HuskyLEAD is a series of hour-long workshops that help Michigan Tech students develop personal, professional, academic and organizational leadership skills.  The workshops are free and open to everyone.  All sessions will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. in the Memorial Union Alumni Lounge A.

Faculty and staff are encouraged to pass this information along to students.  Attendance is taken at the workshops and can be forwarded to faculty who assign them as a supplement to their curriculum.

The Spring 2018 schedule is as follows:   HuskyLEAD A

Thursday, February 15 – “Leveraging Leadership Skills with Employers.”  You don’t have to be in a leadership position to be a leader.  Learn innovative strategies to showcase your best self to future employers.  The presenters are Career Services and Doug Stage from Kimberly Clark.

Thursday, March 22 – “Leading with Inclusivity:  How to impact Your World with Intentional and Inclusive Actions, Language and Purpose.”  This workshop will raise your awareness and understanding of how to recognize how our conscious and subconscious actions affect others and how we can shift our behaviors to create a more welcoming and inclusive community.  The presenter is Amy Howard from the Center for Diversity and Inclusion.

Thursday, April 5 – “Mindfulness 101:  Improve Focus and Reduce Stress Before Finals.”  Learn the basics of mindfulness to help you reduce stress and increase your focus for final exams.  The practice of mindfulness can be applied to starting a new job or internship, or just reducing daily stress and living more fully in the present.  The presenter is Joan Kero, health coach and yoga instructor.

For more information, visit the HuskyLEAD website at http://www.mtu.edu/student-activities/leadership/huskylead/.  If you have any questions or comments about the workshops, email Rochelle Spencer at raspence@mtu.edu, or Maryann Wilcox at mawilcox@mtu.edu, or call 7-1963.


2018 Cummins Video Competition

Each student organization has to create a 10-15 minute video highlighting their need for funding then submit it to Zack Fredin, Enterprise Program Coordinator by Friday, February 23rd at noon. Any questions should be directed to zdfredin@mtu.edu. CumminsFlyer2018 A

Guidelines for the creation of the video are here.→

This competition will help your student organization receive more funds.

Deadline for video submissions is Friday, February 23 at 12 noon.

 

 

 


Integrative Nutrition Health Coach 

Join Joan Kero, certified Integrative Nutrition Health Coach, for weekly talks as she shows us how simple changes can add up to a hHealthyLife1ealthier you.

Next session: February 21 – March 14, Wednesdays, 12:10-12:50 p.m. in SDC Rm 237

For more information or to register, visit Simple Changes.


Social Justice Lecture 
It is time to mark your calendars for the next Social Justice Lecture Series installment. On February 21st at 7:30 pm in the Rozsa we welcome Reverend Sharon Washington Risher!Risher poster 6
“Reverend Risher was catapulted into the limelight after the Charleston, South Carolina shooting at the Mother Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church on June 17, 2015.”
 
Tickets for this event are free but you must reserve your space via the Rozsa website HEREWe look forward to seeing you on the 21st for an impactful, riveting, and timely lecture and Q&A.

Order Your Cap, Gown & Tickets Today!


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Summer Youth Programs is Hiring!

Looking for a summer job that’s fun and makes an impact? Consider joining the staff of Summer Youth Programs! SYP provides exciting and engaging hands-on camps for middle and high school students. If you’re looking for a position that lets you channel your creativity, innovation, enthusiasm, and team spirit, all in a professional environment, we have just the job for you!

We are looking for outstanding individuals who bring awesome experiences and fresh perspectives to the table. Applicants should be positive, forward thinking, innovative, and eager to make a difference in the lives of young people.

We offer a flexible schedule in a casual, fun work environment, and provide valuable professional development experiences. With over 1200 middle and high school students attending each summer, we are constantly problem-solving and seeking to provide the best camp experience we can.

Interested? Even if you missed our information sessions, you can still learn about the opportunities available with SYP. Please contact the Center for Pre-College Outreach at cpcojobs@mtu.edu or visit syp.mtu.edu/employment for more information.


Design Expo 2018 Registration Now Open

Design Expo 2018 will be held in the MUB Ballroom on Thursday, April 19th. Please save the date!

Design Expo highlights hands-on, discovery-based learning at Michigan Tech. More than 600 students on Enterprise and Senior Design teams showcase their work and compete for awards. A panel of judges, made up of distinguished corporate representatives and Michigan Tech staff and faculty members, critique the projects. Many team projects are sponsored by industry, which allows students to gain valuable experience through competition, as well as direct exposure to real industrial problems. Design Expo is co-hosted by the College of Engineering and the Pavlis Honors College.

Registration is now open for Senior Design and Enterprise teams. Students should visit the Design Expo website to review important instructions, deadlines and poster criteria. All Senior Design and Enterprise teams must register by Monday, February 12th, 2018.


SPRING 2018 INTRAMURAL SPORTS SCHEDULE IS NOW POSTED ON IMLEAGUES

Table Tennis Doubles Tournament: Deadline on February 2nd @ 1:00 pm

Co-Rec Doubles Racquetball: Deadline on February 5th @ 5:00 pm

Floor Hockey Deadline on February 14th @ 8:00 am

Soccer-Tennis Deadline on February 16th @ 8:00 am

Innertube Water Polo Deadline on February 21st @ 8:00 am

Register your team at www.imleagues.com/MTU

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


Mind Trekkers Spring Break in Charlotte, NC

March 10-18

Already sick of the winter, but can’t afford the cost to travel somewhere warm? Come travel with Mind Trekkers to Charlotte, NC for Spring Break! For only $100 (+ $50 deposit), you will have your rooming, several meals, and transportation covered! Planned activities include: SkyWildGreensboro Science Center, and the US National Whitewater Center. We will be hosting the Passport to STEM festival on the Thursday and Friday of the trip, where you will have the opportunity to excite over four thousand students about science & engineering with fun and hands-on demonstrations!

If you (and your friends) would like to apply, please fill out this form: MIND TREKKERS SPRING BREAK APPLICATION.  No previous experience with Mind Trekkers is required.

Please contact the Mind Trekkers President (djpoynor@mtu.edu) if you have any questions about this trip.


HuskiesFit Yoga

Experience variety at its best with HuskiesFit Yoga! Yoga classes are offered 6 days a week at the SDC so you can fit it into even the busiest ofYogaSlider A schedules.

8- and 16-punch yoga cards are also available at discounted student rates!

For more information, visit HuskiesFit Yoga. Commit to be HuskiesFit!


MTU Surveys

Look for these signs around campus and submit your feedback for a chance to win a free coffee!