Archives—April 2019

Student News Briefs – April 26, 2019


A National Pastime: Choir Concert Friday Celebrates Universality of Singing

The Michigan Tech Concert Choir and ConScience Michigan Tech Chamber Singers present “A National Pastime,” at Friday, April 26 7:30 p.m. in the Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts.

Choral singing is the most popular form of participation in the performing arts in America. In Canada, it has more participants than hockey. Around the world and through the ages people have gathered to sing together. This concert celebrates the idea of community singing with popular songs, folk songs, and art songs from many different countries and communities. The audience will even be invited to participate in singing beloved tunes.

Jared Anderson, choir director, discusses the diverse music presented in the performance: “We will be singing songs from Syria, India, New Zealand, Samoa, Ireland, South Africa, Korea, and the United States. The music will represent a kind of choral melting-pot for our audience.”

The Michigan Tech Concert Choir is a select ensemble of students and community singers studying and performing choral literature ranging from Gregorian Chant to Renaissance motets, masses and madrigals to fascinating new works by living composers. conScience: Michigan Tech Chamber Singers is a select, student-only chamber choir of 24 voices.

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 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. Note the Rozsa Box Office only opens two hours prior to performances.


Superior Wind Symphony Honors Shakespeare’s Music with “A Thousand Twangling Instruments”

 The Superior Wind Symphony and Campus Concert Band present “A Thousand Twangling Instruments,” on Saturday, April 27, at 7:30 p.m. in the Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts. Honoring Shakespeare’s love and appreciation of music, the event features pieces used by Shakespeare in his plays, along with popular songs of the Bard’s time and music written in his honor. The concert also explores the songs of other poets praising the values of music, love and art.

Composers represented are: Duke Ellington, Leonard Bernstein, Susan Botti, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Thomas Tallis, John Mackey, Michael Praetorius, Joseph Schillinger (featuring Libby Meyer on the theremin), Pentatonix, and Katherine Bergman, a Minnesota composer with a brand new piece about Isle Royale.

According to Superior Wind Symphony band leader Mike Christianson, “The Superior Wind Symphony is the premier wind ensemble at Michigan Tech. Superior Winds concerts offer symphonic thrills, innovative programming, fruitful collaborations and exciting premieres.”

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 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. Note the Rozsa Box Office only opens two hours prior to performances.


Next Week Book Buyback

Don’t forget! Next week, Monday, April 29th – Friday, May 3rd  from 8 am to 5 pm the Campus Store will be hosting buyback in the Datolite Room of the Memorial Union Building. This is also where you can return your rentals.

Just a reminder! If you are taking summer classes and need course materials, please stop by the Campus Store and we will help you find everything you need. Course materials will not be available on our website for summer courses.

 

 

 


First Annual Lean Conference at Tech

On May 20, Michigan Tech will host the First Annual Copper Country Lean Conference. During this one-day conference, experiences will be shared in large and small group sessions and in a poster showcase. Many different industries will be represented. This conference provides us with an exciting opportunity to connect with each other, learn from others’ experience, and share our successes. Register now! The Lean Conference

Registration Fee

Lunch and refreshments are included in your registration.

– Now – May 13: General $59  Michigan Tech Employees $29; Michigan Tech Students $15

– May 14 – 20 (day of): $69; Michigan Tech Students $29

During the registration process, you’ll be asked if you’d like to volunteer to assist with the conference. Volunteers will be asked to attend a brief organization meeting and assigned to tasks like conference set up, registration, control center staffing, session moderators, and clean up. Participating volunteers will have their registration fees refunded directly after the conference. Many volunteers are needed, so please consider this opportunity!

More information about the conference can be found here Copper Country Lean

What questions do you have? Email improvement@mtu.edu, or call 906-487-3123.


Healthy Husky Workshop Series

  • Healthy Husky Workshop Series (Spring 2019)
    • Workshop description: We know Huskies are super smart and wildy busy.  We’ve designed this workshop series to help you learn positive life strategies, cope with the roadblocks this semester will bring, and connect with your pack.
    • Poster Attached
    • No cost to attend
    • Attend one session or all
  • Want to learn more?  Follow Student Health and Wellness on Social Media
    • Facebook (Michigan Tech Wellness) and Instagram!
      • Events and information posted weekly
  • We’re Hiring!
    • Do you love to talk about Health and Wellness?  Are you passionate about balance and living a healthy lifestyle?  Visit www.mtu.edu/wellness and click on “Join Our Team” to submit an    application
      • Interviews will take place in the spring 2019 semester and work will begin in the Fall 2019 semester
  • Have a question about Student Health and Wellness?  Email us at wellness@mtu.edu

StudentWatch Course Material Survey

The Campus Store is once again participating in the nationwide survey regarding course materials, we would like to know your thoughts!

Your feedback will help the Campus Store strive to provide the broadest course material options and most cost-conscious pricing through strategic partnerships, transparency, and industry awareness.

Cash prizes are available, please check your email for the link to the survey!

Have a great semester and we hope to hear from you!


HuskyDeals Google Group!

The HuskyDeals Google Group is here to share information about our current promotions and services! We distribute relevant information using a very limited amount of communications through this group. You may join or leave at any time.
To join now, email “huskydeals-l+subscribe@mtu.edu” or search your Google groups for HuskyDeals and select the Join option. And if you’re already a member, check your email for your birthday discount coupon! Thank you for your patronage!


The SDC Summer Building Schedule

The SDC summer building schedule is now available. Summer hours will begin Sunday, May 5 and run through Sunday, August 25, 2019.

NOTE: The schedule pdf now contains a second page highlighting all open rec times in the SDC including these areas/activities: Fitness Center, locker rooms, multipurpose courts, indoor track, racquetball courts, ice arena public skating, OAP high ropes course, adult lap swim (no dive boards), open swim (4 lap lanes available), family swim (no lap lanes) and family swim/log rolling (no lap lanes).

Dates to remember:

May 27 and July 4 – The SDC will be closed for the holidays.

May 5-10 – Annual steam shutdown (no hot water in the SDC, but we will remain open).

May 5 – August 4 – Lap pool ONLY will be open (dive tank will be closed). See schedule for specific swim options/times.

June 4

The Ice arena re-opens (this is approximate with install beginning May 28).

August 5 – September 2

Both pools will be CLOSED for mechanical repairs and general maintenance. They are scheduled to reopen Tuesday, September 3.

Dollar Days: May 13-18

Try out a HuskiesFit group fitness class for only $2. More information is available here.

The summer HuskiesFit Adult Week at a Glance schedule can be viewed here.

Commit to be HuskiesFit this summer at the SDC!


The MTMC is Hiring!

The MTMC is currently hiring coaches for the Fall semester.

 


Student News Briefs – April 19, 2019

Spring brings new life!


Finish Ticket

Memorial Union Board presents: Finish Ticket! Saturday, April 20, at 9 pm, in the SDC Varsity Gym. The Headliner will be the famous Finish Ticket, and the opening act will be Coach Kline (a Tech student Band).

Live music, doors open at 8:30 pm and it’s free for everyone!

Must have an Michigan Tech ID with you to get in. General public can get in free as well.

 


OAP Silent Gear Auction

The Outdoor Adventure Program (OAP) will host its 12th annual gear auction Saturday, April 20, from 10:00am to 2:00pm in the Gates Tennis Center. New this year, OAP is coordinating with Athletics to auction some of their

surplus equipment as well as used OAP gear.

Need to clear out your garage or storage unit? OAP wants to help you with your spring cleaning. Either have OAP sell your gently used (but still usable) outdoor recreation equipment on your behalf or consider donating it to the OAP and we’ll use any proceeds to help purchase new equipment for the OAP rental program.

Items can be dropped off April 17-19 at the OAP during regular business hours.

Anyone interested in purchasing at the gear auction will need to register at the at the Gates Tennis Center the day of the event.

For more information, visit OAP Silent Gear Auction, email OAP at oap@mtu.edu or call 906-487-2290.


Celebrate Student Artists

Join us to celebrate student artists at Michigan Tech, and spend a relaxing evening enjoying artworks created in Visual Arts courses. The exhibit will be in an open house format Friday, April 19 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. The exhibition will be held in two locations; the hallway galleries outside of Walker 209, on the second floor of Michigan Tech’s Walker Arts & Humanities bldg., and at the Studio for Here and Now, G04W Wadsworth Hall, across from WMTU.

This event is free and open to the public!


Semi-Annual Student Showcase – “Rock, Paper, Scissors”

The department of Visual and Performing Arts announces its semi-annual student showcase, “Rock, Paper, Scissors,” featuring works of art created by Michigan Tech students in Project Learning Lab. Project Learning Lab is an innovative arts classroom based inside Rozsa gallery b. An opening reception will be held from  Friday, April 19th 5:00 to 6:30 pm. The exhibition runs Friday through Monday, April 19-22. Gallery hours are M-F 8:00 am – 8:00 pm and 1:00 – 8:00 pm on Saturdays, and the exhibition is free and open to the public. The reception is free and all are welcome.

The works on display were created by students in Lisa Gordillo’s Traditional Sculpture Studio. Students from many campus disciplines are represented, including business, math, engineering and theatre. Students in the class study sculptural traditions from around the world, and create three-dimensional works using those traditions as a guide. This year, the class focused on Guatemalan cultures, and created barriletes (giant kites), nawales (personal symbols informed by the Mayan calendar) and Estelas (large carvings).


Keweenaw Symphony Orchestra

The Keweenaw Symphony Orchestra presents Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue Saturday, April 20 at 7:30 p.m. in the Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts. Popularized in Disney’s “Fantasia,” Rhapsody in Blue will be performed along with the haunting ballet music to Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite and the angst-ridden Chamber Symphony of Schoenberg.

Tickets 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. Note the Rozsa Box Office only opens two hours prior to performances.


Tau Trot

Alpha Sigma Tau and Phi Kappa Tau will host their 1st annual Tau Trot Run/Walk Saturday, April 20, at 10:00 am. The race will begin in Hancock and end in Houghton. 

Want to help support a great cause? All proceeds will go to support Girls on the Run and the SeriousFun Children’s Network. Participants will receive a commemorative t-shirt upon signing up. If you are not able to make it to race day, but would still like to participate, we have the option of a virtual 5k, in which you can run the race on your own time!

For more information, and to register, visit tautrot.weebly.com.

 

 

 


Spring Gallery Exhibition Salon!

The Department of Visual and Performing Arts and the Rozsa Center are excited to announce the spring gallery exhibition, Salon!, curated by gallery director and Michigan Tech associate professor of art, Lisa Gordillo. It features works of art and writing by more than 30 artists and writers. Gordillo is excited to present an older arts tradition with a contemporary twist. She drew much of her inspiration for this show from Jewish Women’s Salons, which focused on inclusivity, diversity, and contemporary dialogue. Works of art will also pepper the Rozsa lobby, creating sitting spaces and areas for conversation. Salon! runs Now – April 20 in Michigan Tech’s A-Space Gallery, hours are M-F 8:00 am – 8:00 pm and 1:00 – 8:00 pm on Saturdays, and the exhibition is free and open to the public.


A Succulent Study Break

The MUB Board is hosting a Succulent Study Break event that we are having at Tech. There will be events held Tuesday, April 23rd, from 6 pm to 8 pm, in the MUB Commons.

To relax before finals we’ll be potting succulents . There will be different kinds of succulents as well as decorative pots to put them in.

Come and enjoy while supplies last!


Stress Relief Craft Night

You’re invited to come and join the Sorority women do of Michigan Tech for an evening of Pinterest crafting, stress relief and fun!

This event provides a comfortable casual environment for you to learn about what Sorority life has to offer you!

 

It’s Wednesday, April 24th at 7 pm in the MUB Commons!

 

 

 

 


The MTMC is Hiring!

The MTMC is currently hiring coaches for the Fall semester.

 


Husky Innovate Speaker Series Event on April 26th

The Innovation Center for Entrepreneurship will host its second Husky Innovate Speaker Series on Friday, April 26, from 12-1 pm in the Pavlis Honors College Collaboration Space (M&M 722). Faculty, students, and staff are invited to join us for a talk given by Michigan Tech’s Dr. Brad King. King is the Ron and Elaine Starr Professor in Space Systems in the department of Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics. He also serves as the faculty advisor for Aerospace Enterprise, is Director of the Space Systems Research Group, and the CEO of Orbion Space Technology.

King will discuss the “small satellite revolution”, Orbion’s value proposition of affordable, reliable electric propulsion for your small satellite mission, how his team approaches innovation, and how advances in technology such as Orbion’s have disrupted the space industry.

If you are an innovator or entrepreneur working on an idea with the goal of launching your own business, you are highly encouraged to attend. Registration is required, and attendance will be capped at 30. Lunch will be provided to the first 30 people to register. Please register no later than Tuesday, April 23rd.

The Husky Innovate Speaker Series is hosted by the Innovation Center for Entrepreneurship which is a collaboration between the Pavlis Honors College, the School of Business and Economics, and the Vice President for Research Office.


Healthy Husky Workshop Series

  • Healthy Husky Workshop Series (Spring 2019)
    • Workshop description: We know Huskies are super smart and wildy busy.  We’ve designed this workshop series to help you learn positive life strategies, cope with the roadblocks this semester will bring, and connect with your pack.
    • Poster Attached
    • No cost to attend
    • Attend one session or all
  • Want to learn more?  Follow Student Health and Wellness on Social Media
    • Facebook (Michigan Tech Wellness) and Instagram!
      • Events and information posted weekly
  • We’re Hiring!
    • Do you love to talk about Health and Wellness?  Are you passionate about balance and living a healthy lifestyle?  Visit www.mtu.edu/wellness and click on “Join Our Team” to submit an    application
      • Interviews will take place in the spring 2019 semester and work will begin in the Fall 2019 semester
  • Have a question about Student Health and Wellness?  Email us at wellness@mtu.edu

StudentWatch Course Material Survey

The Campus Store is once again participating in the nationwide survey regarding course materials, we would like to know your thoughts!

Your feedback will help the Campus Store strive to provide the broadest course material options and most cost-conscious pricing through strategic partnerships, transparency, and industry awareness.

Cash prizes are available, please check your email for the link to the survey!

Have a great semester and we hope to hear from you!


HuskyDeals Google Group!

The HuskyDeals Google Group is here to share information about our current promotions and services! We distribute relevant information using a very limited amount of communications through this group. You may join or leave at any time.
To join now, email “huskydeals-l+subscribe@mtu.edu” or search your Google groups for HuskyDeals and select the Join option. And if you’re already a member, check your email for your birthday discount coupon! Thank you for your patronage!


The SDC Summer Schedule

The SDC summer building schedule is now available. Summer hours will begin Sunday, May 5 and run through Sunday, August 25, 2019.

Please note the following:

May 27 and July 4 – The SDC will be closed for the holidays.

May 5-10 – Annual steam shutdown (no hot water in the SDC, but we will remain open).

May 5 – August 4 – Lap pool ONLY will be open (dive tank will be closed). See schedule for specific swim options/times.

June 4

The Ice arena re-opens (this is approximate with install beginning May 28).

August 5 – September 2

Both pools will be CLOSED for mechanical repairs and general maintenance. They are scheduled to reopen Tuesday, September 3.


Student News Briefs – April 12, 2019

Appreciate the Simple Things in Life!


Whosah for 906 Night

The 906 Night event will feature the group Whosah! Come and see Whosah and enjoy the live music. There will be events held Tonight – Friday, April 12th, at 9:06 pm, in the MUB Commons.

These guys are doing what they love… making friends and making music. Whosah delivers an experience that forms a musical bond not quickly forgotten. The group thrives in environments both large and small, performing shows as intimate as college dorms and as large as music festivals.

Whosah won the University of Minnesota’s Battle of the Bands and has been featured on the Netflix original series “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmitt,” MTV’s Snookie and JWow and Target’s back to school campaign.


Sunday in the Park with George

The Rozsa Center, Department of Visual and Performing Arts, and Tech Theatre Company are proud to present the 25th Anniversary Season theatre finale, Sunday in the Park with George, at the Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts Thursday – Saturday, April 11 – 13, 7:30 pm. Starring Michigan Tech’s Jonah Schulte, third-year Computer Science major, as “George One” and “George Two,” and Katy Gula, third-year Environmental Engineering major, as Dot, Sunday in the Park with George is a fully staged musical with live orchestra. Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s lyrical celebration of art, love, and children merges image, music, and performance to explore the depths of human understanding. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and staged around the world, Sunday in the Park with George explains the simple essence of life we can all understand.

Tickets 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 the night of the show at the Rozsa Center box office, which opens two hours prior to performances.


Customer Appreciation Sale

Feeling appreciated is one of life’s greatest pleasures and the Michigan Tech Campus Store and University Images would like to show our appreciation and thank you for your continued patronage by once again offering our semi-annual Customer Appreciation Sale. Receive 25% off your entire purchase from  Friday, April, 12th 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Can’t make it in? That’s okay! Our sale is also offered online at bookstore.mtu.edu.


Yooper Keychain Night

Yooper Keychain Night is on Friday, April 12th from 5 – 7 pm. Show off your Yooper pride by creating your own unique U.P. shaped keychain. Custom-cut wooden UP keychains are provided for you to paint and decorate. Bring a friend and make matching keychains.

Meet you in the Alley Makerspace in the basement of the MUB.


Music for MEDLIFE Concert

MEDLIFE at MTU is hosting their annual concert in order to raise funds for their Service Learning Trips and mobile clinics, taking place this summer of 2019 in Cusco, Peru! There will be music by local MTU groups Full Send Jazz Combo and Dedos Blancos! Student tickets cost $5 pre-sale and $7 at the door; General Admission tickets cost $10 pre-sale and $12 at the door! MEDLIFE MTU is a volunteer/non-profit organization and all proceeds go towards the Service Learning Trips, mobile clinics, and development projects. Come support MEDLIFE!!!

Taking place Saturday, April 13th  from 8:00 pm-10:30 pm in the MTU Memorial Union Building, Alumni Lounge room 107.


Tech’s Got Talent!

Tech’s Got Talent! Think America’s Got Talent…wait to see what Tech has. There will be admins, students, and teachers as judges. Students can demonstrate their talent in an attempt to win the prize. We will have prizes for the first second and third place people. Winners will be chosen by students via i clickers from the top 5 chosen by the judges. Students can submit their act through https://bit.ly/2TwmacY. Groups are capped at 6 unless they contact us with a special request. If people are in a group, they share the prize. Performers can practice in the MUB Commons, on Saturday, April 13th,  from 1-6 pm.”

The event will be in the MUB Commons,  Saturday,  April 13th, at 7 pm.


Scavenger Hunt

The MUB Board is hosting a Scavenger Hunt event here at Tech. There will be events held the week of April 14th, all week, on campus. This will be a photo scavenger hunt where some will win prizes. Find clues on MUB Facebook, solve riddles and get a selfie with the object or location to win points. There will be 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners that will be announced on Saturday, April 20th.

 

 


Superior Health Foundation Community Ambassadors in Health Scholarship

Do you have an interest in contributing to the health and wellness of the local community through partnering with a service-oriented organization? Are you an enrolled undergraduate or graduate student at Michigan Tech? Consider applying for the Superior Health Foundation Community Ambassadors in Health Scholarship.

Undergraduate scholarship recipients will receive $500 for the semester they participate in the program. Graduate scholarship recipients will receive $1000. Students will partner with a service-oriented organization, such as organizations addressing health care, food security, mental health, obesity, health education, environmental health, etc. Residents of the Upper Peninsula are especially encouraged to apply and will be given priority consideration. Check out our site for more detailed information on eligibility and how to apply.

This scholarship opportunity is made possible through the generosity of the Superior Health Foundation and all Michigan Tech students may apply. Deadline is April 15, 2019.


Last Day to send out Tax Forms

Reminder! The last day to send out tax forms at the Campus Store is Monday, April 15th by 12 noon. Remember that if you are sending it USPS, it is cash or check only.


OAP Silent Gear Auction

The Outdoor Adventure Program (OAP) will host its 12th annual gear auction Saturday, April 20, from 10:00am to 2:00pm in the Gates Tennis Center. New this year, OAP is coordinating with Athletics to auction some of their

surplus equipment as well as used OAP gear.

Need to clear out your garage or storage unit? OAP wants to help you with your spring cleaning. Either have OAP sell your gently used (but still usable) outdoor recreation equipment on your behalf or consider donating it to the OAP and we’ll use any proceeds to help purchase new equipment for the OAP rental program.

Items can be dropped off April 17-19 at the OAP during regular business hours.

Anyone interested in purchasing at the gear auction will need to register at the at the Gates Tennis Center the day of the event.

For more information, visit OAP Silent Gear Auction, email OAP at oap@mtu.edu or call 906-487-2290.


Finish Ticket

Memorial Union Board presents: Finish Ticket! Saturday, April 20, at 9 pm, in the SDC Varsity Gym. The Headliner will be the famous Finish Ticket, and the opening act will be Coach Kline (a Tech student Band).

Live music, doors open at 8:30 pm and it’s free for everyone!

Must have an Michigan Tech ID with you to get in. General public can get in free as well.

 

 


Tau Trot

Alpha Sigma Tau and Phi Kappa Tau will host their 1st annual Tau Trot Run/Walk Saturday, April 20, at 10:00 am. The race will begin in Hancock and end in Houghton. 

Want to help support a great cause? All proceeds will go to support Girls on the Run and the SeriousFun Children’s Network. Participants will receive a commemorative t-shirt upon signing up. If you are not able to make it to race day, but would still like to participate, we have the option of a virtual 5k, in which you can run the race on your own time!

For more information, and to register, visit tautrot.weebly.com.

 

 

 


Spring Gallery Exhibition Salon!

The Department of Visual and Performing Arts and the Rozsa Center are excited to announce the spring gallery exhibition, Salon!, curated by gallery director and Michigan Tech associate professor of art, Lisa Gordillo. It features works of art and writing by more than 30 artists and writers. Gordillo is excited to present an older arts tradition with a contemporary twist. She drew much of her inspiration for this show from Jewish Women’s Salons, which focused on inclusivity, diversity, and contemporary dialogue. Works of art will also pepper the Rozsa lobby, creating sitting spaces and areas for conversation. Salon! runs Now – April 20 in Michigan Tech’s A-Space Gallery, hours are M-F 8:00 am – 8:00 pm and 1:00 – 8:00 pm on Saturdays, and the exhibition is free and open to the public.


A Succulent Study Break

The MUB Board is hosting a Succulent Study Break event that we are having at Tech. There will be events held Tuesday, April 23rd, from 6 pm to 8 pm, in the MUB Commons.

To relax before finals we’ll be potting succulents . There will be different kinds of succulents as well as decorative pots to put them in.

Come and enjoy while supplies last!


The MTMC is Hiring!

The MTMC is currently hiring coaches for the Fall semester.

 


Healthy Husky Workshop Series

  • Healthy Husky Workshop Series (Spring 2019)
    • Workshop description: We know Huskies are super smart and wildy busy.  We’ve designed this workshop series to help you learn positive life strategies, cope with the roadblocks this semester will bring, and connect with your pack.
    • Poster Attached
    • No cost to attend
    • Attend one session or all
  • Want to learn more?  Follow Student Health and Wellness on Social Media
    • Facebook (Michigan Tech Wellness) and Instagram!
      • Events and information posted weekly
  • We’re Hiring!
    • Do you love to talk about Health and Wellness?  Are you passionate about balance and living a healthy lifestyle?  Visit www.mtu.edu/wellness and click on “Join Our Team” to submit an    application
      • Interviews will take place in the spring 2019 semester and work will begin in the Fall 2019 semester
  • Have a question about Student Health and Wellness?  Email us at wellness@mtu.edu

StudentWatch Course Material Survey

The Campus Store is once again participating in the nationwide survey regarding course materials, we would like to know your thoughts!

Your feedback will help the Campus Store strive to provide the broadest course material options and most cost-conscious pricing through strategic partnerships, transparency, and industry awareness.

Cash prizes are available, please check your email for the link to the survey!

Have a great semester and we hope to hear from you!


HuskyDeals Google Group!

The HuskyDeals Google Group is here to share information about our current promotions and services! We distribute relevant information using a very limited amount of communications through this group. You may join or leave at any time.
To join now, email “huskydeals-l+subscribe@mtu.edu” or search your Google groups for HuskyDeals and select the Join option. And if you’re already a member, check your email for your birthday discount coupon! Thank you for your patronage!


Community Board
Come check out our new Community Board located in the Memorial Union Building foyer just outside the Campus Store; you’ll find a new question every week!  Campus and local community participation welcome!
Community Board posting rules are nearby, please take a moment to become familiar with them before posting. Thank you!
Sponsored by the Campus Store and Memorial Union Manager’s Office.

 


Student News Brief – April 5, 2019

Enjoy Your Path of Life!


Tech Arts Festival

The Copper Country Edition of Tech Arts Festival will hold a Painting Night on Tuesday, April 2nd from 6 – 8 pm in the MUB Commons, then on Thursday, April 4th a Picture Frame Night from 6 – 8 pm in the MUB Commons, then on Friday, April 5th a Photography Competition will be due by 5 pm.

Sponsored by the MUB Board.

 

 


Brian O’Sullivan

“Brian O’Sullivan is a singing-comedian from Los Angeles, California. Inspired by artists “Weird Al” Yankovic, Stephen Lynch, and The Bloodhound Gang, O’Sullivan uses clever lyrics and catchy tunes to deliver his punchlines. Often compared to Bo Burnham for his quick wit and hilarious songs, Brian’s show makes fun of the pop-culture of today, while relating to the college experience. Brian has performed at over 300 schools across the country, and in 2015, he was voted “Roommate of The Year” by his two roommates.”

The event will be in the MUB Commons, April 5th, at 9 pm.


Bullet Journal Night

Bullet Journal Night is on Friday, April 5th from 5 – 7 pm. Bullet journals are a method to create and maintain goals in a fun and artistic way. Improve goal setting strategies, organize your schedule, or keep up on good habits with this bullet journal development night. A free journal is provided, but you are welcome to bring our own. An assortment of markers and pens are also provided.

Meet you at the Alley Makerspace in the basement of the MUB.


Charity Ball to Benefit Husky FAN

Get your tickets now for the 5th annual Charity Ball to benefit Husky FAN and Let’s Eat! It’s “A Night Under the Lights”! Saturday April 6th from 8 to midnight. Event includes live music, a DJ, dancing, photo booth, cash bar, hors d’oeuvres and more! $10 for students $20 for the general public, available online at bit.ly/MTUCharityBall or at the door at the Rozsa. The 5th annual “A Night Under the Lights” Charity Ball at Michigan Tech’s Rozsa Center lobby, Saturday April 6th 8 p.m. to midnight!

 

 

 

 


Pavlis Honors Pathway Program Now Accepting Applications

The Pavlis Honors College is now accepting applications for Fall 2019. Students are eligible to apply to join if they have 2 or more years remaining on campus. Pavlis offers 6 distinct pathways on which students may build their honors program:

Each of these pathways provides a framework of support, exceptional resources and a community of scholars for students interested in challenging themselves, doing more and making a difference. If you are interested in graduating with honors from Michigan Tech, please apply. If you would like to learn more about Honors at Michigan Tech or speak with an advisor, email us at honors@mtu.edu.

Applications will be accepted through Monday, April 8th. However, students who apply early will be given preference. Space is limited.

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


Whosah for 906 Night

The 906 Night event will feature the group Whosah! Come and see Whosah and enjoy the live music. There will be events held Friday, April 12th, at 9:06 pm, in the MUB Commons.

These guys are doing what they love… making friends and making music. Whosah delivers an experience that forms a musical bond not quickly forgotten. The group thrives in environments both large and small, performing shows as intimate as college dorms and as large as music festivals.

Whosah won the University of Minnesota’s Battle of the Bands and has been featured on the Netflix original series “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmitt,” MTV’s Snookie and JWow and Target’s back to school campaign.


Sunday in the Park with George

The Rozsa Center, Department of Visual and Performing Arts, and Tech Theatre Company are proud to present the 25th Anniversary Season theatre finale, Sunday in the Park with George, at the Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts Thursday – Saturday, April 11 – 13, 7:30 pm. Starring Michigan Tech’s Jonah Schulte, third-year Computer Science major, as “George One” and “George Two,” and Katy Gula, third-year Environmental Engineering major, as Dot, Sunday in the Park with George is a fully staged musical with live orchestra. Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s lyrical celebration of art, love, and children merges image, music, and performance to explore the depths of human understanding. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and staged around the world, Sunday in the Park with George explains the simple essence of life we can all understand.

Tickets 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 the night of the show at the Rozsa Center box office, which opens two hours prior to performances.


Customer Appreciation Sale

Feeling appreciated is one of life’s greatest pleasures and the Michigan Tech Campus Store and University Images would like to show our appreciation and thank you for your continued patronage by once again offering our semi-annual Customer Appreciation Sale. Receive 25% off your entire purchase from  Friday, April, 12th 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Can’t make it in? That’s okay! Our sale is also offered online at bookstore.mtu.edu.


Yooper Keychain Night

Yooper Keychain Night is on Friday, April 12th from 5 – 7 pm. Show off your Yooper pride by creating your own unique U.P. shaped keychain. Custom-cut wooden UP keychains are provided for you to paint and decorate. Bring a friend and make matching keychains.

Meet you in the Alley Makerspace in the basement of the MUB.


Music for MEDLIFE Concert

MEDLIFE at MTU is hosting their annual concert in order to raise funds for their Service Learning Trips and mobile clinics, taking place this summer of 2019 in Cusco, Peru! There will be music by local MTU groups Full Send Jazz Combo and Dedos Blancos! Student tickets cost $5 pre-sale and $7 at the door; General Admission tickets cost $10 pre-sale and $12 at the door! MEDLIFE MTU is a volunteer/non-profit organization and all proceeds go towards the Service Learning Trips, mobile clinics, and development projects. Come support MEDLIFE!!!

Taking place Saturday, April 13th  from 8:00 pm-10:30 pm in the MTU Memorial Union Building, Alumni Lounge room 107.


Tech’s Got Talent!

Tech’s Got Talent! Think America’s Got Talent…wait to see what Tech has. There will be admins, students, and teachers as judges. Students can demonstrate their talent in an attempt to win the prize. We will have prizes for the first second and third place people. Winners will be chosen by students via i clickers from the top 5 chosen by the judges. Students can submit their act through https://bit.ly/2TwmacY. Groups are capped at 6 unless they contact us with a special request. If people are in a group, they share the prize. Performers can practice in the MUB Commons, on Saturday, April 13th,  from 1-6 pm.”

The event will be in the MUB Commons,  Saturday,  April 13th, at 7 pm.


Scavenger Hunt

The MUB Board is hosting a Scavenger Hunt event here at Tech. There will be events held the week of April 14th, all week, on campus. This will be a photo scavenger hunt where some will win prizes. Find clues on MUB Facebook, solve riddles and get a selfie with the object or location to win points. There will be 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners that will be announced on Saturday, April 20th.

 

 


Superior Health Foundation Community Ambassadors in Health Scholarship

Do you have an interest in contributing to the health and wellness of the local community through partnering with a service-oriented organization? Are you an enrolled undergraduate or graduate student at Michigan Tech? Consider applying for the Superior Health Foundation Community Ambassadors in Health Scholarship.

Undergraduate scholarship recipients will receive $500 for the semester they participate in the program. Graduate scholarship recipients will receive $1000. Students will partner with a service-oriented organization, such as organizations addressing health care, food security, mental health, obesity, health education, environmental health, etc. Residents of the Upper Peninsula are especially encouraged to apply and will be given priority consideration. Check out our site for more detailed information on eligibility and how to apply.

This scholarship opportunity is made possible through the generosity of the Superior Health Foundation and all Michigan Tech students may apply. Deadline is April 15, 2019.


OAP Silent Gear Auction

The Outdoor Adventure Program (OAP) will host its 12th annual gear auction Saturday, April 20, from 10:00am to 2:00pm in the Gates Tennis Center. New this year, OAP is coordinating with Athletics to auction some of their

surplus equipment as well as used OAP gear.

Need to clear out your garage or storage unit? OAP wants to help you with your spring cleaning. Either have OAP sell your gently used (but still usable) outdoor recreation equipment on your behalf or consider donating it to the OAP and we’ll use any proceeds to help purchase new equipment for the OAP rental program.

Items can be dropped off April 17-19 at the OAP during regular business hours.

Anyone interested in purchasing at the gear auction will need to register at the at the Gates Tennis Center the day of the event.

For more information, visit OAP Silent Gear Auction, email OAP at oap@mtu.edu or call 906-487-2290.


 

Tau Trot

Alpha Sigma Tau and Phi Kappa Tau will host their 1st annual Tau Trot Run/Walk Saturday, April 20, at 10:00 am. The race will begin in Hancock and end in Houghton. 

Want to help support a great cause? All proceeds will go to support Girls on the Run and the SeriousFun Children’s Network. Participants will receive a commemorative t-shirt upon signing up. If you are not able to make it to race day, but would still like to participate, we have the option of a virtual 5k, in which you can run the race on your own time!

For more information, and to register, visit tautrot.weebly.com.

 

 

 


Spring Gallery Exhibition Salon!

The Department of Visual and Performing Arts and the Rozsa Center are excited to announce the spring gallery exhibition, Salon!, curated by gallery director and Michigan Tech associate professor of art, Lisa Gordillo. It features works of art and writing by more than 30 artists and writers. Gordillo is excited to present an older arts tradition with a contemporary twist. She drew much of her inspiration for this show from Jewish Women’s Salons, which focused on inclusivity, diversity, and contemporary dialogue. Works of art will also pepper the Rozsa lobby, creating sitting spaces and areas for conversation. Salon! runs Now – April 20 in Michigan Tech’s A-Space Gallery, hours are M-F 8:00 am – 8:00 pm and 1:00 – 8:00 pm on Saturdays, and the exhibition is free and open to the public.


A Succulent Study Break

The MUB Board is hosting a Succulent Study Break event that we are having at Tech. There will be events held Tuesday, April 23rd, from 6 pm to 8 pm, in the MUB Commons.

To relax before finals we’ll be potting succulents . There will be different kinds of succulents as well as decorative pots to put them in.

Come and enjoy while supplies last!


The MTMC is Hiring!

The MTMC is currently hiring coaches for the Fall semester.

 


Healthy Husky Workshop Series

  • Healthy Husky Workshop Series (Spring 2019)
    • Workshop description: We know Huskies are super smart and wildy busy.  We’ve designed this workshop series to help you learn positive life strategies, cope with the roadblocks this semester will bring, and connect with your pack.
    • Poster Attached
    • No cost to attend
    • Attend one session or all
  • Want to learn more?  Follow Student Health and Wellness on Social Media
    • Facebook (Michigan Tech Wellness) and Instagram!
      • Events and information posted weekly
  • We’re Hiring!
    • Do you love to talk about Health and Wellness?  Are you passionate about balance and living a healthy lifestyle?  Visit www.mtu.edu/wellness and click on “Join Our Team” to submit an    application
      • Interviews will take place in the spring 2019 semester and work will begin in the Fall 2019 semester
  • Have a question about Student Health and Wellness?  Email us at wellness@mtu.edu

StudentWatch Course Material Survey

The Campus Store is once again participating in the nationwide survey regarding course materials, we would like to know your thoughts!

Your feedback will help the Campus Store strive to provide the broadest course material options and most cost-conscious pricing through strategic partnerships, transparency, and industry awareness.

Cash prizes are available, please check your email for the link to the survey!

Have a great semester and we hope to hear from you!


HuskyDeals Google Group!

The HuskyDeals Google Group is here to share information about our current promotions and services! We distribute relevant information using a very limited amount of communications through this group. You may join or leave at any time.
To join now, email “huskydeals-l+subscribe@mtu.edu” or search your Google groups for HuskyDeals and select the Join option. And if you’re already a member, check your email for your birthday discount coupon! Thank you for your patronage!


Community Board
Come check out our new Community Board located in the Memorial Union Building foyer just outside the Campus Store; you’ll find a new question every week!  Campus and local community participation welcome!
Community Board posting rules are nearby, please take a moment to become familiar with them before posting. Thank you!
Sponsored by the Campus Store and Memorial Union Manager’s Office.

Play Some Pickleball

Gates Tennis Center now has two pickleball courts available for reservations and pickleball equipment available for rental. For more information, visit PickleBall at Gates. Call 487-2774 to reserve a court.