Archives—September 2019

Student News Briefs – September 27, 2019

Happy First Week of Fall!

 


Homecoming Cardboard Boat Races are Today!

Come watch Huskies use the force to stay afloat! Races start at 4 PM at the Houghton Waterfront Park. There is a free shuttle from the MUB and the SDC to the waterfront and back starting at 3 PM. You may even see some special guests in a boat this year, so come on out and celebrate Homecoming!


Homecoming Tailgate

Join us for the Homecoming Tailgate tomorrow, Saturday, September 28 from 11 AM – 1 PM. There will be free food and drinks and a cornhole tournament. Students get in for free with your HuskyCard and anyone else with a game ticket is welcome!


Do It For Daniel Movie

 

Tuesday September 27, 5:30PM in Fisher 135

Hosted by Student Health and Wellness, “Do It For Daniel” is a film that documents Daniel Olson’s story. It was created to educate people about the impact of depression, anxiety and mental illness.

Through education, and with your help, the goal is to get this documentary into every high school in the United States and all channels, so we can stop the stigma.

Jeff Olson, Daniel’s father, will be on Michigan Tech’s campus speaking about and sharing this documentary. The event is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, (Sept.17) in Fisher 135.


Casino Night


Event Name: Casino Night
Date: September 28
Time: 7-10 pm
Location: MUB Ballroom
Viva Las Vegas! Come over to the MUB Ballroom on September 28th from 7-10 pm to show us your skills in classic games such as blackjack, roulette, and many more! Throughout the night you will be playing to win tickets for a prize drawing at the end of the event! Snacks and refreshments will be available to help keep your winning streak rolling! **Must be present to win*

A Menagerie of Mechanical Marvels

At the Rozsa

Everyone loves to see the Circus! See Cirque Mechanics in 42 FT. From the inventive Cirque Mechanics who brought us “Pedal Punk” in 2016, comes 42FT – A Menagerie of Mechanical Marvels!
At the center of every circus rests a 42ft ring full of thrills, laughs and excitement. 42FT – A Menagerie of Mechanical Marvels, is the latest invention from the creative minds of Cirque Mechanics. The company dares us to leap into the circus ring and experience the timelessness of this evolving art form. The show’s unique mechanical interpretation of the traditional, and its story full of the lore of the historic one-ring circus, create a welcoming place, like a big top, where we can be amazed. The action in 42FT is full of theatricality and a modern sensibility, showcasing a galloping mechanical metal horse and a rotating tent frame for strongmen, acrobats and aerialists. Cirque Mechanics 42FT – A Menagerie of Mechanical Marvels comes to the Rozsa Center stage on Saturday, September 28, at 7:30 PM.

Audacious Autumn:

A Free Outdoor Concert


Event Name: Audacious Autumn
Date: Friday, September 27
Time: 6:00PM
Location: Walker Lawn
Bring your lawn chairs, bring your blankets: The Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts and Department of Visual and Performing Arts presents a concert by the Superior Wind Symphony (SWS), titled “Audacious Autumn,” honoring the anniversary of Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring, featuring the music of women composers. They will perform a free outdoor concert on the Walker lawn on Friday, September 27, at 6:00 PM. If it rains, the concert will be held inside the McArdle Theatre, 2nd floor Walker.  For more details, please see the attached press release.

Spirit Friday at the Campus Store!

 

Support the home team and show your Husky pride on Spirit Friday (Sep. 27) at the Campus Store, University Images and online. Friday only, all Michigan Tech Apparel in school colors (black, gold, grey and white) is 25 percent off.

Go Huskies!


HuskyLEAD

 

 

Want to find ways to develop your leaderships skills this semester? Come to the Fall 2019 HuskyLeads to gain some tips, tricks, and techniques for personal, organizational, and academic success. HuskyLeads are one hour long sessions for those who want to learn and elevate your leadership skills. Please see the image provided for more information on what workshop is provided and when.

Upcoming ones…

Tuesday, October 8 @ 4:00PM – 5:00PM
Where: Library East Reading Room
“Dear Stress, Let’s Break-Up”

Tuesday, October 29 @ 4:00PM – 5:00PM
Where: Library East Reading Room
“Super Hero Dynamics” 

Tuesday, November 12 @ 4:00PM – 5:00PM
Where: Library East Reading Room
“Failure is a State of Mind” 

Monday, December 2 @ 4:00PM – 5:00PM
Where: MUB Alumni Lounge
“Risky Business”


The Tech Trails Need Your Help!

 

Invasive Emerald Ash Borer have caused extensive damage to the ash tree population on the Tech Trails, leaving behind dead trees which create a hole in the canopy allowing invasive shrub species to flourish and stunt native growth. Michigan Tech has received funding through the US-Forest Service/GLRI to plant native trees in areas along ski trails with the greatest loss of ash overstory. Young red maple, northern white cedar, white pine, red-osier dogwood, yellow birch, high bush cranberry, and pussy willow trees will help reestablish the tree cover in areas once dominated by ash and preserve the beauty of the trails for future users. Student and community volunteers will be planting the young trees on September 27, 28 & 29.

Michigan Tech invites you to help preserve the beauty of the Tech Trails and give back to your community. All are welcome to assist as they are able. Stop by the Tech Trails ready to plant! No experience required! Student coordinators will be present to organize volunteers. Work will involve digging, planting, weeding, and mulching. Please dress in long pants, close-toed shoes, and bring a shovel if you are able! Gloves, water, and snacks are recommended.

 

Where?
Tech Trails Warming Hut
–Core Loop and Isle Royale Loop–
Sharon Ave
Houghton, MI 49931
Note: Signs will indicate the location of work each day

When?
Friday September 27: 1pm-5pm
Saturday September 28: 8am-Noon & 1pm-5pm
Sunday September 29: 8am-Noon & 1pm-5pm
Note: shifts are non-committal, join and leave as you wish

Questions?
Sigrid Resh, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor of Forest Ecology
Email: scresh@mtu.edu
Phone: 906-487-1139

To Learn More:
Lunch and Learn at Noon
Monday Sept 23rd
MTU’s MUB Ballroom A2

 
Find the Event on the MTU School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science Facebook Page @sfres

Project is funded with US-Forest Service and Great Lakes Restoration Initiative funding to Sigrid Resh (PI), and Jill Fisher, Rod Chimner, Chris Webster, Tara Bal, Jim Schmierer, and Andrew Storer (co-PIs)


Discussion: Mental Illness & Its Effects on Families

 

Mental Illness and its effects on families will be discussed on Thursday, October 2, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. at the J.R. Van Pelt and John and Ruanne Opie Library, East Reading Room on Michigan
Technological University campus.
The event will include showing scenes from Coming Up For Air, a family drama filmed in Michigan that premiered the end of September. The movie takes audiences on an all too common journey highlighting the importance of mental health care and the pressures that are put upon the student to succeed. The producer, Roger Rapport, will be available to answer questions about the making of the movie. A panel of local mental health professionals will talk about local services, treatment options and statistics, as well as answer audience questions. The goals of the event are to increase awareness, dialogue and connection, and decrease stigma.
No cost to attend.
Sponsored by Copper Country Mental Health and Michigan Technological University

Snapchat Takeover

University Marketing and Communications is looking for responsible and outgoing students, faculty or staff willing to run a Snapchat takeover. The benefit to you? Raising awareness about Michigan Tech and about your program, organization, research or department.
University Snapchat Coordinator Ben Jaszczak works with campus groups to organize awareness-raising Snapchat takeovers targeted to current and future Huskies. With more than 2,000 followers, our Snapchat account is a great way to reach undergraduate and prospective students.
We’ve had students and research groups run takeovers in other countries through IPS, promote Enterprise competitions with the Concrete Canoe team, share their work with Summer Youth Programs, promote visiting speakers and much more.
To run a Snapchat takeover, all you need to do is identify who will run the takeover and choose a time slot of 1-3 days where they can highlight your program, research, project or event. With that information, contact us at video@mtu.edu to schedule your takeover.

The Four Wheelers of Michigan Tech Fall Mud Bog

Event Name: The Four Wheelers of Michigan Tech Fall Mud Bog
Date: Saturday, October 5
Time: 12:00PM
Location: Range Snowmobile Club

Saturday, October 5, registration starts at 9:00 am, MUD FLIES AT NOON. Held at the Range Snowmobile Club.

Spectator admission is $5 per person, vehicle registration is $15 per class. There are classes for stock vehicles, ATVs, SXSx, snowmobiles, heavily modified, and more! Anyone 16 years of age and over can enter for a chance to win prizes. Food and drinks will be sold at the event.

A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly Upper Michigan.

Check out the event on our Facebook page @MTU4x4


POW/MIA Memorial 5K

Join the TSgt. Robert E. LaMotte Squadron in their annual POW/MIA 5k run on October 5th to raise awareness for all past, present, and future POW/MIAs and the sacrifices made for our country. All proceeds go to the Hubbell VFW to help local veterans.

Be at the ROTC building at MTU at 10:00AM on Saturday, October 5th to start the run! Registration is $20, and the first 50 registrants will receive a free t-shirt. Registration can be done early through the link on our Facebook page (@mtuaas), or at the door on the 5th. There will be prizes and some speakers from the Hubbell VFW!

Please message our Facebook page if you have any questions.

The TSgt. Robert E. LaMotte Squadron is a squadron of Air Force ROTC’s Arnold Air Society. Arnold Air Society is a professional, honorary, service organization dedicated to the promotion of air power and service within local communities.

Link to early registration

 


Upcoming Intramurals!

 Please check out our Fall 2019 Activity Schedule for more details.

Intramural Sports is also HIRING! Interested in becoming an intramural official? If interested please apply at this site: https://uww.joinhandshake.com/jobs/2781710
Upcoming Entry Deadlines

Homecoming Cornhole Tournament: Friday, September 27th @ Noon
–     Tournament will take place on Saturday prior to the Varsity Football Game.

Co-Rec Basketball: Wednesday, October 2nd @ 8:00 am

Flag Football Waitlist: Thursday, October 3rd @ 8:00 am

Disc Golf Doubles: Friday, October 4th @ Noon

  • Tournament will take place on Saturday, October 5th, starting around 10:00 am

Bocce Ball (re-scheduled): Friday, October 4th @ Noon

  • Tournament on Saturday, October 5th, starting around 1:00 pm

Co-Rec Water Polo: Thursday, October 10th @ 8:00 am

If you are interested in officiating, please email imsports@mtu.edu
Register your team at www.imleagues.com/MTU

Click here to view our Intramural Handbook
If you have any questions, please contact Craig Pellizzaro at 487-3040 or crpelliz@mtu.edu.


Michigan Tech Recreation Looking for Officials & Lifeguards

Michigan Tech Recreation Looking for Officials & Lifeguards
Sep 24, 2019
HOUGHTON, Mich. – Michigan Tech Recreation Services is hiring for the 2019-2020 calendar year. Current open positions include Lifeguard, Intramural Official, Climbing Wall Staff, Nordic Ski Wax Techs, and OAP event staff.

Recreational Services is looking to hire lifeguards for the Student Development Complex pool. General responsibilities include monitoring activities in and around the pool area, including practicing preventative lifeguarding by consistently enforcing rules and regulations. Potential applicants must be at least 15 years of age and have a current American Red Cross Lifeguard and CPR certification.

Michigan Tech is also looking for intramural officials. Sports officials are responsible for officiating intramural events for all levels of competition. Officials will be expected to achieve a level of competence in their scheduled sports. Further, they are to comply with all the policies and procedures of the Intramural-Recreational Sports Services office.

Finally, the Outdoor Adventure Program is looking for staff members for the upcoming academic year. Climbing Wall staff must be belay certified or have previous experience belaying at indoor climbing gyms or outdoors. Nordic Ski Wax Techs should have previous Nordic Ski experience, including waxing and sizing for users. General event staff will assist with a variety of OAP events including log rolling, rock climbing, youth events, and special events. Previous experience working in outdoor recreation is preferred, but not required. Specific skills may be required depending on the position, including the climbing wall and ski waxing.

All applicants must be able to work independently, manage risk, and enforce policies in a fair and consistent manner. Interested applicants to all positions may apply here.


Muck Run

 

This year’s Muck Run is being organized by the Copper Country Track Club as a fundraiser.  The trail 5K will start at the Tech Trails main trailhead off of Sharon Ave on October 19th at 10:00am (arrive to register or check in by 9:30am).  Please see the attached registration form.  Email bekluske@mtu.edu with any questions.

Muck Run 2019.pdf


Expanded Overnight Study Space in the Library

All of the library’s second floor public space is now available for overnight study! Students have asked and we listened. The expansion of the library’s 24-hour study space allows students overnight access to 7 group study rooms, 44 computers, two printers, and 4 additional restrooms. The entrances to the overnight space will remain the same, either through the Rekhi bridge entrance or the overnight west entrance of the library using a valid Husky ID card.

 

 


Student News Brief – September 20, 2019


“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.”
Winston S. Churchill

Buti Yoga Basics Workshop

 

Event Name: Buti Yoga Basics Workshop
Date: Saturday, September 21
Time: 11:00AM – 12:30PM
Location: SDC Studio

Learn what Buti Yoga is all about at the Buti Yoga Basics Workshop this Saturday, September 21, 11am-12:30pm in the SDC Studio! Open to beginner & seasoned yogis alike. Attend & enter a drawing to win some HuskiesFit swag!

 


Glow in the Dark Disc Golf Tournament

 


Event Name: Inaugural Glow in the Dark Disc Golf Tournament
Host: Outdoor Adventure Program and MTU Disc Golf Club
Date: Saturday, September 21

This Saturday, September 21, the Outdoor Adventure Program and MTU Disc Golf Club will host their inaugural glow in the dark disc golf tournament. This tournament is open to the public and students. It will be competed on a temporary 9-hole course constructed on the Michigan Tech athletic fields surrounding the SDC. In addition to playing disc golf at night on a new course, MVP has provided player packs that include a glow driver, glow putter, towel, and other accessories.

Prizes will be provided for the three highest finishers. First place will receive an MVP Pro Black Basket and 10 discs. Second place will receive an MVP banner and 10 discs, while 3rd place will receive a collection of 5 discs.

Cost to participant in the tournament is $30. Sign up at discgolfscene.com. For more information, visit MTU Glow Open.


Open House: MTU Sustainability Demonstration House


Event Name: Sustainable Living
Date: Thursday, September 26
Time: 4:00PM – 6:00PM
Location: 21680 Woodland Rd Houghton, MI 49931
*please park at East McNair, Hillside or Lot 10E. There is no street parking. 
The MTU Sustainability Demonstration House is having an open house on Thursday, 9/26. All guests will receive free sustainable swag! Learn about sizing a solar array, aquaponics systems, Wi-Fi controlled lighting, composting systems, smart appliance, and more!

Do It For Daniel Movie

 

Tuesday September 27, 5:30PM in Fisher 135

Hosted by Student Health and Wellness, “Do It For Daniel” is a film that documents Daniel Olson’s story. It was created to educate people about the impact of depression, anxiety and mental illness.

Through education, and with your help, the goal is to get this documentary into every high school in the United States and all channels, so we can stop the stigma.

Jeff Olson, Daniel’s father, will be on Michigan Tech’s campus speaking about and sharing this documentary. The event is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, (Sept.17) in Fisher 135.


Evening with Industry 

 

Tuesday September 24, 5:00PM – 8:00PM

Join the Society of Women Engineers for an Evening with Industry! This is an annual corporate – student networking event hosted by our Michigan Tech SWE Section. There will be many company representatives attending and eager to speak with 270 students about their company and job opportunities. Social hour is at 5:00PM and a sit-down dinner is at 6:00PM

Please go to the EWI website to register.

 


The Tech Trails Need Your Help!

 

Invasive Emerald Ash Borer have caused extensive damage to the ash tree population on the Tech Trails, leaving behind dead trees which create a hole in the canopy allowing invasive shrub species to flourish and stunt native growth. Michigan Tech has received funding through the US-Forest Service/GLRI to plant native trees in areas along ski trails with the greatest loss of ash overstory. Young red maple, northern white cedar, white pine, red-osier dogwood, yellow birch, high bush cranberry, and pussy willow trees will help reestablish the tree cover in areas once dominated by ash and preserve the beauty of the trails for future users. Student and community volunteers will be planting the young trees on September 27, 28 & 29.

Michigan Tech invites you to help preserve the beauty of the Tech Trails and give back to your community. All are welcome to assist as they are able. Stop by the Tech Trails ready to plant! No experience required! Student coordinators will be present to organize volunteers. Work will involve digging, planting, weeding, and mulching. Please dress in long pants, close-toed shoes, and bring a shovel if you are able! Gloves, water, and snacks are recommended.

 

Where?
Tech Trails Warming Hut
–Core Loop and Isle Royale Loop–
Sharon Ave
Houghton, MI 49931
Note: Signs will indicate the location of work each day

When?
Friday September 27: 1pm-5pm
Saturday September 28: 8am-Noon & 1pm-5pm
Sunday September 29: 8am-Noon & 1pm-5pm
Note: shifts are non-committal, join and leave as you wish

Questions?
Sigrid Resh, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor of Forest Ecology
Email: scresh@mtu.edu
Phone: 906-487-1139

To Learn More:
Lunch and Learn at Noon
Monday Sept 23rd
MTU’s MUB Ballroom A2

 
Find the Event on the MTU School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science Facebook Page @sfres

Project is funded with US-Forest Service and Great Lakes Restoration Initiative funding to Sigrid Resh (PI), and Jill Fisher, Rod Chimner, Chris Webster, Tara Bal, Jim Schmierer, and Andrew Storer (co-PIs)


Casino Night


Event Name: Casino Night
Date: September 28
Time: 7-10 pm
Location: MUB Ballroom
Viva Las Vegas! Come over to the MUB Ballroom on September 28th from 7-10 pm to show us your skills in classic games such as blackjack, roulette, and many more! Throughout the night you will be playing to win tickets for a prize drawing at the end of the event! Snacks and refreshments will be available to help keep your winning streak rolling! **Must be present to win*

HuskyLEAD

 

 

Want to find ways to develop your leaderships skills this semester? Come to the Fall 2019 HuskyLeads to gain some tips, tricks, and techniques for personal, organizational, and academic success. HuskyLeads are one hour long sessions for those who want to learn and elevate your leadership skills. Please see the image provided for more information on what workshop is provided and when.

Upcoming ones…

Tuesday, October 8 @ 4:00PM – 5:00PM
Where: Library East Reading Room
“Dear Stress, Let’s Break-Up”

Tuesday, October 29 @ 4:00PM – 5:00PM
Where: Library East Reading Room
“Super Hero Dynamics” 

Tuesday, November 12 @ 4:00PM – 5:00PM
Where: Library East Reading Room
“Failure is a State of Mind” 

Monday, December 2 @ 4:00PM – 5:00PM
Where: MUB Alumni Lounge
“Risky Business”


FREE QPR Suicide Prevention Trainings

Is your students group or organization interested in suicide prevention training? Lauren Kirwin, QPR Facilitator, is offering FREE one hour in-person suicide prevention trainings to any and all students and student groups on campus.
To set up a training please email Lauren at lakirwin@mtu.edu.

Snapchat Takeover

University Marketing and Communications is looking for responsible and outgoing students, faculty or staff willing to run a Snapchat takeover. The benefit to you? Raising awareness about Michigan Tech and about your program, organization, research or department.
University Snapchat Coordinator Ben Jaszczak works with campus groups to organize awareness-raising Snapchat takeovers targeted to current and future Huskies. With more than 2,000 followers, our Snapchat account is a great way to reach undergraduate and prospective students.
We’ve had students and research groups run takeovers in other countries through IPS, promote Enterprise competitions with the Concrete Canoe team, share their work with Summer Youth Programs, promote visiting speakers and much more.
To run a Snapchat takeover, all you need to do is identify who will run the takeover and choose a time slot of 1-3 days where they can highlight your program, research, project or event. With that information, contact us at video@mtu.edu to schedule your takeover.

The Four Wheelers of Michigan Tech Fall Mud Bog

Event Name: The Four Wheelers of Michigan Tech Fall Mud Bog
Date: Saturday, October 5
Time: 12:00PM
Location: Range Snowmobile Club

Saturday, October 5, registration starts at 9:00 am, MUD FLIES AT NOON. Held at the Range Snowmobile Club.

Spectator admission is $5 per person, vehicle registration is $15 per class. There are classes for stock vehicles, ATVs, SXSx, snowmobiles, heavily modified, and more! Anyone 16 years of age and over can enter for a chance to win prizes. Food and drinks will be sold at the event.

A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly Upper Michigan.

Check out the event on our Facebook page @MTU4x4


POW/MIA Memorial 5K

Join the TSgt. Robert E. LaMotte Squadron in their annual POW/MIA 5k run on October 5th to raise awareness for all past, present, and future POW/MIAs and the sacrifices made for our country. All proceeds go to the Hubbell VFW to help local veterans.

Be at the ROTC building at MTU at 10:00AM on Saturday, October 5th to start the run! Registration is $20, and the first 50 registrants will receive a free t-shirt. Registration can be done early through the link on our Facebook page (@mtuaas), or at the door on the 5th. There will be prizes and some speakers from the Hubbell VFW!

Please message our Facebook page if you have any questions.

The TSgt. Robert E. LaMotte Squadron is a squadron of Air Force ROTC’s Arnold Air Society. Arnold Air Society is a professional, honorary, service organization dedicated to the promotion of air power and service within local communities.

Link to early registration

 


Upcoming Intramurals!

 

Please check out our Fall 2019 Activity Schedule for more details.

Intramural Sports is also HIRING! Interested in becoming an intramural official? If interested please apply at this site: https://uww.joinhandshake.com/jobs/2781710

Upcoming Entry Deadlines

Bocce Ball: Friday, September 20th @ Noon

  • Tournament on Saturday, September 21st

Disc Golf Glow Tournament: Friday, September 20th @ Noon

  • Tournament on Friday, September 20 starting around 8:00 pm

Racquetball Singles: Friday, September 20th @ Noon

Trails Relay: Tuesday, September 24th @ Noon
–     Race is on Thursday, September 26th at 4:30 pm

Flag Football: Thursday, September 26th @ 8:00 am

Homecoming Cornhole Tournament: Friday, September 27th @ Noon
–     Tournament will take place on Saturday, September 28th prior to the Varsity Football Game.

Co-Rec Basketball: Wednesday, October 2nd @ 8:00 am

Disc Golf Doubles: Friday, October 4th @ Noon

  • Tournament will take place on Saturday, October 5th

If you are interested in officiating, please email imsports@mtu.edu

Register your team at www.imleagues.com/MTU
 

Click here to view our Intramural Handbook
If you have any questions, please contact Craig Pellizzaro at 487-3040 or crpelliz@mtu.edu.

IM Weekly Events-End of Week 3-Fall 2019


The SDC Building Schedule

SDC Building Schedule 8/26/19-5/2/20. Revised schedules for Thanksgiving break, Christmas break, and Spring break will be posted at those times.


 


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!

 


Expanded Overnight Study Space in the Library

All of the library’s second floor public space is now available for overnight study! Students have asked and we listened. The expansion of the library’s 24-hour study space allows students overnight access to 7 group study rooms, 44 computers, two printers, and 4 additional restrooms. The entrances to the overnight space will remain the same, either through the Rekhi bridge entrance or the overnight west entrance of the library using a valid Husky ID card.

 


Student News Brief – September 13, 2019


“Promise me you’ll always remember: you’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.”
Christopher Robin to Winnie the Pooh

Evening with Industry 

 

Tuesday September 24, 5:00PM – 8:00PM

Join the Society of Women Engineers for an Evening with Industry! This is an annual corporate – student networking event hosted by our Michigan Tech SWE Section. There will be many company representatives attending and eager to speak with 270 students about their company and job opportunities. Social hour is at 5:00PM and a sit-down dinner is at 6:00PM

Please go to the EWI website to register.


HuskyLEAD

 

 

Want to find ways to develop your leaderships skills this semester? Come to the Fall 2019 HuskyLeads to gain some tips, tricks, and techniques for personal, organizational, and academic success. HuskyLeads are one hour long sessions for those who want to learn and elevate your leadership skills. Please see the image provided for more information on what workshop is provided and when.

Tuesday, September 10 @ 4:00PM – 5:00PM
Where: Library East Reading Room
“Get Time On Your Side” 

Thursday, September 19 @ 5:00PM – 6:00PM
Where: MUB, Superior Room
“Bringing in the Bystander” 

Tuesday, October 8 @ 4:00PM – 5:00PM
Where: Library East Reading Room
“Dear Stress, Let’s Break-Up”

Tuesday, October 29 @ 4:00PM – 5:00PM
Where: Library East Reading Room
“Super Hero Dynamics” 

Tuesday, November 12 @ 4:00PM – 5:00PM
Where: Library East Reading Room
“Failure is a State of Mind” 

Monday, December 2 @ 4:00PM – 5:00PM
Where: MUB Alumni Lounge
“Risky Business”


FREE QPR Suicide Prevention Trainings

Is your students group or organization interested in suicide prevention training? Lauren Kirwin, QPR Facilitator, is offering FREE one hour in-person suicide prevention trainings to any and all students and student groups on campus.
To set up a training please email Lauren at lakirwin@mtu.edu.

Start Planning Your 2020 Abroad!

The Michigan Tech Study Abroad Fair will take place on September 18th, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm on campus under the CareerFest Tents (between EERC and Chem Sci). 

The Study Abroad Fair is an opportunity for you to meet with study abroad program representatives from the following:

In addition, you can meet with exchange students from Europe and Australia, mingle with study abroad alumni, and learn more about Michigan Tech modern languages.


Expanded Overnight Study Space in the Library

All of the library’s second floor public space is now available for overnight study! Students have asked and we listened. The expansion of the library’s 24-hour study space allows students overnight access to 7 group study rooms, 44 computers, two printers, and 4 additional restrooms. The entrances to the overnight space will remain the same, either through the Rekhi bridge entrance or the overnight west entrance of the library using a valid Husky ID card.

Do It For Daniel Movie

 

Tuesday September 27, 5:30PM in Fisher 135

Hosted by Student Health and Wellness, “Do It For Daniel” is a film that documents Daniel Olson’s story. It was created to educate people about the impact of depression, anxiety and mental illness.

Through education, and with your help, the goal is to get this documentary into every high school in the United States and all channels, so we can stop the stigma.

Jeff Olson, Daniel’s father, will be on Michigan Tech’s campus speaking about and sharing this documentary. The event is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, (Sept.17) in Fisher 135.


Latinx Heritage Month Monday


 

Join the Center for Diversity and Inclusion in celebration for Latinx Heritage Month Monday, September 16th at 2:00-4:00 PM in the Alumni Lounge A. There will be a panel of staff, faculty, and student discussing the contributions of their culture to our society.


Upcoming Intramurals

Please check out our Fall 2019 Activity Schedule for more details.

Intramural Sports is also HIRING! Interested in becoming an intramural official? If interested please apply here.

 

Upcoming Entry Deadlines

PAINTBALL: Friday, September 13th @ 12:00PM Noon
Tournament on Saturday, September 14th

Kickball: Wednesday, September 18th @ 8:00 am
Tournament on Sunday, September 22nd

Bocce Ball: Friday, September 20th @ 12:00PM
Tournament on Saturday, September 21st

Disc Golf Glow Tournament: Friday, September 20th @ 12:00PM
Tournament on Saturday, September 21st starting at 8:00 pm

Racquetball Singles: Friday, September 20th @ 12:00PM

Frisbockey: Wait-List Deadline -Thursday, September 19th @ 8:00AM

Soccer Fours: Wait-List Deadline – Friday, September 20th @ 8:00AM

 

If you are interested in officiating, please email imsports@mtu.edu

Register your team here.

 Click here to view our Intramural Handbook

If you have any questions, please contact Craig Pellizzaro at 487-3040 or crpelliz@mtu.edu.

 


3rd Annual GeekU.P. Mini- “Comic-Con” Charity Event

Join us for a fun-filled geektastic charity event! GeekU.P. is a mini-con charity event celebrating geek culture offering an artists’ alley, vendors, cosplay contest, celebrity Q&A’s, autograph sessions, and more!

When: Saturday, September 14 from 1:00-8:00PM

Where: MUB Ballroom

Tickets are available at Black Ice Comics, 403 Lakeshore Drive in Houghton or at the door. $10 for adults, $5 kids 14 and under, and $5 for students with ID.

For more information, check out our website: www.geekup906.com

Or check out the Tech Today Article.


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 Rozsa Center 2019/20 Season Ticket Sale

The Rozsa Center is pleased to announce their 2019/20 Single Event Tickets are on sale August 1st! Featured this year are 12 Rozsa Presenting Series events, opening with a circus on the Rozsa stage in September!
Season Ticket Packages went on sale July 1st, with the best discounts available on all the season has to offer! There are four Season Ticket Package options this year, offering savings of 18% – 37% off single ticket prices: A Full Season Ticket Package, a pass to all the arts at Michigan Tech! Enjoy the biggest discount available off the single ticket price on all Rozsa and VPA events. The popular “Pick 6” Season Ticket Package has returned and is an even better value this year. We continue to offer the “Pick 3” option and have brought back the very popular “Family Pack” option that will help you bring the whole family to a big show at an affordable price. We hope there is a package that works for you! Thank you to all of our long-time Season Ticket holders, we’re holding your seats, from now through August 1st, when single tickets will go on sale. For new Season Ticket buyers, welcome, we look forward to seeing you this season.
For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Michigan Tech Ticketing Services at the Central Ticket Office (SDC), at 906-487-2073, or go online at mtu.edu/rozsa.

The SDC Building Schedule

SDC Building Schedule 8/26/19-5/2/20. Revised schedules for Thanksgiving break, Christmas break, and Spring break will be posted at those times.



Casino Night


Event Name: Casino Night
Date: September 28
Time: 7-10 pm
Location: MUB Ballroom
Viva Las Vegas! Come over to the MUB Ballroom on September 28th from 7-10 pm to show us your skills in classic games such as blackjack, roulette, and many more! Throughout the night you will be playing to win tickets for a prize drawing at the end of the event! Snacks and refreshments will be available to help keep your winning streak rolling! **Must be present to win**

Student News Brief – September 6, 2019

Today is K-Day!

K-Day is today!! Join us at Chassell Centennial Park from 12:00 – 4:00 PM. Free shuttle starts at 11:30 AM at the MUB and will make trips to the park and back until the end of the event. Student Leadership & Involvement will be closing at noon to attend K-Day, so come say hello to us at the check-in tent!


Welcome Week


You’ve gotten all settled in at Michigan Tech for the year and are about to start classes. Now what?  It’s time for Welcome Week!  Every year, new and returning students are welcomed back to campus with this annual tradition that will get everyone into the Husky Spirit.

Welcome Week is an on-campus experience that kick-starts every fall semester.  This tradition is designed to complement the Orientation experience, and provide opportunities to enhance academic and personal success for Tech students.  The week is jam packed with social activities, food, entertainment, and much more!

Check out all the events HERE!


The Keweenaw Color Run is BACK!

Grab a friend! Invite your co-workers! Get your family excited! Let everyone know that The Keweenaw Color Run is back! Join the Keweenaw Young Professionals on September 8th, 2019 for a fun, untimed walk/run event for the whole office and family. During this five-kilometer run, participants will be blasted head to toe in different colored powders. Not only will participants get more colorful throughout the race, but each person will be provided with a color packet to kick off the race.

KCR Runners vary in demographics and reasons for running. With no winners or official times, The Keweenaw Color Run is an event for everyone! This event is designed to unite the diverse cultures and identities of the Upper Peninsula communities. Our goal is to get you out of your office, or home, surrounded by family and friends walking or running to a healthier us.

REGISTER HERE!


HuskyLEAD
Want to find ways to develop your leaderships skills this semester? Come to the Fall 2019 HuskyLeads to gain some tips, tricks, and techniques for personal, organizational, and academic success. HuskyLeads are one hour long sessions for those who want to learn and elevate your leadership skills. Please see the image provided for more information on what workshop is provided and when.

USG Nominations Now Open

Nominations are open for Undergraduate Student Representatives. College of Engineering Representative, Third Year Representative, and Inter-Residence Housing Council (IRHC) Representative positions are open and we encourage you to nominate yourself or fellow students that you feel would represent the undergraduate students well.
Nominating someone is quick and easy – all you need to do is click on the link below to nominate yourself or fellow classmates for a representative position on the USG body.
Nominations close at 11:59pm on Wednesday, September 11. Contact Zachary Olson at usg-scretary@mtu.edu with any questions.

Upper-Peninsula Wide Campus Bike Week

From September 9-13, Michigan Tech will be partnering with Northern Michigan University on our first ever UP-wide campus bike week! Below is the week of events.

 

 

Monday, September 9 @11:00am-1:00pm
Bike Registration with Public Safety and Police Services
Walker Lawn
Register your bike with Public Safety and Police Services during our first full week of class. Registration helps to ensure that bikes found without owners can be returned to the proper person. We will have other helpful resources to share with you as well, and if you are one of our first visitors that stops by with a bike, you get a free USB rechargable light!

12:00 noon – 1:00pm
Lunch and Learn with Campus Bike Initiative and Employee Wellness
Alumni Lounge
Join Campus Bike Initiative as we talk about smart cycling, e-bikes, and riding in the snow.

  • How to be a smart bicyclist
    • Checking your bike and yourself
    • Being comfortable on your bicycle
    • Rules of the road
  • A look at e-bikes
  • Preparing for winter cycling
  • Q&A

Tuesday, September 10 @ 11:00am-1:00pm
Tune-Up Tuesday with our Local Bike Shops
MUB Circle 
When was the last time that your bike has been serviced? Come check out our Cross Country Sports as they will look over your bike and make adjustments and recommendations for a better performing bike!

Wednesday, September 11 @ 11:00am-1:00pm
Health and Wellness Fair with the Outdoor Adventure Program
Campus-Wide
Learn about the health benefits of cycling with the Campus Bike Initiative and the Outdoor Adventure Program.

Friday, September 13 Bike to Campus Day
Campus-wide
All day
Leave the car at home and bike to and from campus! We will count how many bikes we find on campus and you might find a prize on your bike when you walk about from class or work!

Saturday, September 14 @ 6:00pm
Group Ride with Bike Initiative Keweenaw
Husky Plaza
Come have some fun with Bike Initiative Keweenaw (BIKE!). Campus and local communities are invited to come meet our members, learn a few smart cycling skills, and enjoy a casual 8-10 mile ride on local roads and paths. The ride is no-drop, meaning nobody will be left behind, and there will be an option for a shortcut to the end. A helmet is required.


Bubble Soccer!
Come out and join MUB Board at the lower soccer fields for Bubble Soccer this coming Saturday, September 7 from 6:00PM -9:00PM. It is FREE to all who would like to participate and sign-ups are at the field when you show up. Grab a group of your friends or come by yourself, we’d love to have you on a team!

Student Health Fair 
Michigan Tech Wellness is hosting a Student Health Fair! On September 11th from 11:00AM -1:00PM at the CareerFEST Tent. They will have screenings for cholesterol, blood glucose, hemoglobin, body fat, body mass index, blood pressure, and skin. There will also be some fun giveaways, free massages, therapy dogs, fantastic foods, and more!
For more information please visit MTU Wellness.

Upcoming Intramurals! 

Please check out our Fall 2019 Activity Schedule for more details.

Intramural Sports is also HIRING! Interested in becoming an intramural official? If interested please apply at this site: https://uww.joinhandshake.com/jobs/2781710

 

 

 

 

Upcoming Entry Deadlines

2-Person Golf Scramble: Friday, September 6 @ 12:00 Noon

  • Tournament on Saturday, September 7th
  • Must sign up for a Tee-time in the Intramural Office.

Softball: Wait-List Deadline – Friday, September 13 @ 8:00 am

  • Season Begin September 9th

Sand Volleyball Fours: Wait-List Deadline Friday, September 13 @ 8:00 am

  • Season Begin September 9th

Frisbockey: Thursday, September 12 @ 8:00AM

  • Season Begin September 15th

Soccer Fours: Friday, September 13th @ 8:00AM

  • Season Begin September 18th

PAINTBALL: Friday, September 13th @ 12:00 Noon

  • Tournament on Saturday, September 14th

 

Register your team at www.imleagues.com/MTU

 

Click here to view our Intramural Handbook

If you have any questions, please contact Craig Pellizzaro at 487-3040 or crpelliz@mtu.edu.


90’s Nostalgia Fuzzy Coloring Info Session

 

On September 8th at 6:00PM in the MUB Commons 

Sorority Life will be hosting an info session on the benefits of sorority membership! Come do some 90’s velvet coloring pages and meet some awesome women!
For more information:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


The Rozsa Center 2019/20 Season Ticket Sale
The Rozsa Center is pleased to announce their 2019/20 Single Event Tickets are on sale August 1st! Featured this year are 12 Rozsa Presenting Series events, opening with a circus on the Rozsa stage in September!
Season Ticket Packages went on sale July 1st, with the best discounts available on all the season has to offer! There are four Season Ticket Package options this year, offering savings of 18% – 37% off single ticket prices: A Full Season Ticket Package, a pass to all the arts at Michigan Tech! Enjoy the biggest discount available off the single ticket price on all Rozsa and VPA events. The popular “Pick 6” Season Ticket Package has returned and is an even better value this year. We continue to offer the “Pick 3” option and have brought back the very popular “Family Pack” option that will help you bring the whole family to a big show at an affordable price. We hope there is a package that works for you! Thank you to all of our long-time Season Ticket holders, we’re holding your seats, from now through August 1st, when single tickets will go on sale. For new Season Ticket buyers, welcome, we look forward to seeing you this season.
For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Michigan Tech Ticketing Services at the Central Ticket Office (SDC), at 906-487-2073, or go online at mtu.edu/rozsa.

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 Building Schedule

SDC Building Schedule 8/26/19-5/2/20 (Revised schedules for Thanksgiving break, Christmas break and Spring break will be posted at those times.)


 


Intramural Registration For Fall 2019 Events Now Open

Registration for Fall 2019 is now open and there are several new activities including Glow Disc Golf, Paintball, and Log Rolling!

Check out the Fall 2019 Activity Schedule for more details.



Week of Wellness

The school year has officially begun! Please join in on our Week of Wellness 2019!

Monday, September 9th
Outdoor Yoga with HuskiesFIT 
4:00PM-5:00PM

Tuesday, September 10th
Husky Pantry GRAND OPENING!
Husky Pantry Fischer Hall
11:30AM-1:30PM

Wednesday, September 11th
Student Health Fair
CareerFEST Tent
11:00AM-1:00PM

Pour Painting
MUB Makerspace
5:00PM-7:00PM

Thursday, September 12th
Pour Painting
MUB Makerspace
5:00PM-7:00PM