Student News Briefs – May 17, 2019

Enjoy Every Day!

11th Annual Barbara Kettle Gundlach Shelter Home 

Spring Music Celebration & Silent Auction

Outdoor Adventure Program

Join the Outdoor Adventure Program for your next summer adventure – the high ropes course! Four open sessions throughout the summer beginning May 18.

First session: May 18, 10 am-1 pm
Open high ropes lets you try a couple of the elements. After climbing the access pole, choose a path across the course & then zip-line down to exit!
For more information, visit Open High Ropes.

CH4800-01 The Chemistry and Biology of Brewing 

The Chemistry and Biology of Brewing is being offered this summer as a 2 credit course. If you have ever wondered about the processes included in brewing, such as the best water, grain, and fermentation process to use, this is your chance to have these questions answered. Please note that the lab course will apply analytical and biochemical methods for identifying critical factors in the fermentation process. Students will learn how to characterize ingredients and fermentation product. Age requirement is 18+. Please see the attached flyer for more details and email Dr. Tajiri at for any questions. 

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, or call 906-487-3123.

Michigan Tech Multiliteracies Center Now Open

The Michigan Tech Multiliteracies Center is now open for summer: Monday 12 pm – 5 pm and Tuesday/ Thursday 10 am – 3 pm. Face-to-face and online appointments are available: book online at

HuskiesFit Yoga & Tai Chi Classes

Stay calm and balanced with HuskiesFit Yoga & Tai Chi classes this summer.

Regular classes begin next week. Don’t forget to try out a few this week during Dollar Days! Only $2/class all week!
Also all yoga classes are included in the HuskiesFit Ultimate punch card as well! Find your Fit this summer with the best variety of group fitness classes in town.

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 “” 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.

Find your fit for summer at the SDC with the best variety of group fitness classes around. Zumba, Strong by Zumba, Aqua Zumba and Zumba Toning… all at the SDC! Classes offered 6 days a week! Visit Dollar Days to see the schedule.

Summer Strength & Conditioning Camp
Designed for athletes looking to improve their performance and fitness level, the Michigan Tech University Summer Strength & Conditioning Camp offers sport-specific, collegiate-level physical training to prepare athletes for the upcoming season.
Lead by the MTU Strength & Conditioning staff, Tyler Shelast & Devin Pindral, participants will learn and develop proper training techniques in order to improve overall fitness, increase performance potential, and decrease the risk of injury. Athletes will engage in a progressive training program with the intent of improving agility, strength, flexibility, speed, and strength. An emphasis will be placed on performance tracking throughout the camp, so athletes will be able to monitor their progress in detail throughout.
  • Dates: June 10 – August 22, 2019 (10 weeks) – off 4th of July week
  • Location: MTU Student Development Complex Varsity Football Weight Room
  • Sessions: One-hour afternoon sessions on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays
  • Age Groups:
    • GOLD: Male & female athletes entering grades 6-8 from 1:00-2:00 pm
    • BLACK: Male & female athletes entering grades 9-12 from 2:00-3:00 pm
  • Appx. Timeline of Phases:
    • Weeks 1-2: Integration (Initial Assessment)
    • Weeks 3-6: Accumulation
    • Weeks 7-9: Intensification
    • Week 10: Peak (Final Assessment)
  • Group Size: 6-10 per age group (1:6-10 coach to athlete)
  • Attire: Comfortable athletic clothing (t-shirt, shorts, leggings, etc.) & appropriate athletic footwear (non-marking sole cross trainers and/or weight lifting shoes)
  • Additional benefit: 3-Month SDC membership for June 10-September 10, includes use of the fitness center (age 16+ years), pool, locker rooms and multipurpose room.
  • Program cost: $300/participant
  • Registration deadline: June 3.
Registration is now Open!
Gold Group – Register Here
Black Group – Register Here

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