Help Welcome New International Students to Campus in August!
Are you and/or members of your student organization going to be in Houghton during the week of August 20th-25th before the fall semester begins? If so, please consider helping with the new international student arrivals! Airport pick-ups and events will be taking place throughout the week. If you’re interested and want to get on the volunteer list, email firstname.lastname@example.org. We will send out details and sign-ups for shifts over the summer to those that express interest!
Time To Pick Up Cap, Gown and Tickets for Commencement
Spring 2018 Cap and Gown and Commencement ticket pickup at the bookstore in the MUB.
Monday, April 23rd – Friday, April 27th – 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.
Monday, April 30th – Thursday, May 3rd – 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.
For questions about cap and gown, please email: email@example.com
For questions about tickets, please contact the ticketing office at (906) 487-2073.
Dance with Nosotros!
Where: MUB ballroom
Time: 8-9 pm salsa lessons, 9-11 pm open floor
When: Friday 27th April
All levels! No partner needed! Family friendly!
The Keweenaw Symphony Orchestra
The Keweenaw Symphony Orchestra (KSO), with Joel Neves, Conductor, began an exciting concert tour yesterday, appearing in their first performance of the tour in Crystal Falls, at the Crystal Theatre. The KSO performs Tchaikovsky’s triumphant Fifth Symphony, and Rimsky-Korsakov’s liturgical Russian Easter Festival Overture. They will travel through April 22, with concerts at the Algoma Performing Arts Center, Algoma (WI), in Ironwood, at the Ironwood Theatre, and on to Minneapolis. They will then culminate their tour at the Rozsa Center on Saturday, April 28, at 7:30 pm.
According to Neves, “Our orchestra tour provides a special opportunity to highlight the impressive quality of the arts at Michigan Tech to a wider community. Our musicians embrace the chance to perform some of the greatest orchestral music to underserved communities in the U.P. and Wisconsin.”
Tickets for the Tchaikovovdky’s Fifth concert at the Rozsa Center are on sale now, $19 for adults, $6 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 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.
Dumpsters for Move-Out
The City of Houghton and Waste Management will be placing dumpsters in Lot 21 and also under the parking deck in downtown Houghton on Wednesday, May 2 for easy disposal of items as you are packing up for the summer. The dumpsters will be removed on Monday, May 7. If you have any questions, please contact the City Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org
Photography Exhibition at Omega House
A team including Michigan Tech student co-curators Mads Howard and John Hughes, Omega House Marketing Coordinator Carol Pfefferkorn and Anne Beffel (VPA) are creating an exhibition of mindfulness-based photographs. The Omega House Hospice of Houghton will host a series of images by students of Beffel’s Art and Nature studio course now through May 2. A series of 32 photographs taken almost exclusively with cell phones, utilizing no zoom or editing, demonstrate the power of simply slowing down and paying attention to life as it unfolds from one moment to the next.
Michigan Tech Recreation Offers AppAudio
Customers have two WiFi networks to choose from – MichiganTech and MichiganTechGuest.
For more information on how to set up AppAudio on your devices, see HowToAppAudio.
One Diet Does Not Fit All!
Work together with our certified Integrative Nutrition Health Coach, Joan Kero, as she guides, supports, educates and motivates you to create goals that are in line with your dreams for greater health and vitality.
For more information, visit Personal Health Coaching or contact Joan Kero at email@example.com.
It’s never too late to start your health journey. Get started RIGHT now!
High school athletes, join certified instructor Joan Kero for a Yoga class just for you! No matter what sport you participate in, this yoga class will assist you in improving your flexibility, alignment, balance, core stability, strength, agility, endurance, lung capacity and mobility, thus dramatically affecting your athletic performance. Learn techniques that you can use to calm your nerves, steady your mind and improve your focus. Please bring your own mat if you have one.
Join instructor Natasha for a new HuskiesFit adult group fitness class – Buti Yoga! Classes start soon!
Buti Yoga Basics Express – Perfect for the beginner and open to all fitness levels; anyone who wants to blast through their Friday lunch hour.
Commit to Be HuskiesFit with Buti Yoga!
2018 Summer Sports Camps
Registration for 2018 Michigan Tech Summer Sports Camps officially opens today! We are offering 15 programs in 8 different sports for youth of all ages.
Sign your #futurehuskies up today!
For more information and to register, visit Summer Sports Camps.
HuskiesFit Adult Group Fitness – Round 2!
- Afrobeat Fitness
- Buti Yoga Basics Express NEW!
- Buti Yoga Intensive NEW!
- Muay Thai
- Simple Changes for a Healthier Lifestyle
- TRX Fit
- TRX Body Blast
- Yoga for Back Health
There are 4 weeks left in the spring semester – plenty of time to sample a variety of adult group fitness classes with a daily pass or the HuskiesFit Ultimate Session Punch Card!
Visit HuskiesFit Programs for up to date program information.
SAVE THE DATE… Summer Dollar Days May 13-19! Try out a class for only $2! More information coming soon!
For more information and to register, visit HuskiesFit Adult Programs. Commit to be HuskiesFit!
- Little Huskies Boys Spring Camp – Grades 2-6
- Little Huskies Girls Basketball Spring Camp – Grades 2-5
- Little Huskies Football Camp -Grades 4-6
- Little Huskies Volleyball Spring Camp – Grades 2-6
- Youth Tennis Lessons (begin April 3) – Ages 5-17
- Track & Field Clinic – Grades 7-12
- Middle/High School Volleyball Position Clinics – Grades 6-12
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.