Black and Gold Never Gets Old! – Homecoming 2022
Team and court registration are closed, but you can still participate in several Homecoming events next week! Join the Tech Traditions Committee for:
–T-shirt Swap in collaboration with SAVE, Monday, October 3 at 2:00 PM in the MUB Circle (Donate to the Husky Food Pantry or Barbara Kettle Gundlach Shelter Home and receive a free shirt, check out the link for full details)
–Trivia Night in collaboration with Residence Education, Wednesday, October 5 at 7:00 PM in the Wads Annex
–Cardboard Boats are always worth coming to watch! Friday, October 7 at 4:00 PM at Kestner Waterfront Park
–Homecoming Tailgate FREE food and fun from 11 AM -1 PM in Lot 24 near the Kearly Stadium entrance on Saturday, October 8.
-Homecoming Game vs Wayne State University and Court Crowning at 1 PM on Sherman Field on Saturday, October 8. The first 400 spectators will receive free giveaways!
Conflict Resolution Network
Now, more than ever is the time to promote and celebrate peaceful conflict resolution practices. There are a number of faculty and staff at the University who are trained as mediators and/or facilitators to assist individuals with resolving interpersonal conflicts. Faculty, staff, and students can request conflict assistance through the Conflict Resolution Network.
The Conflict Resolution Network provides a variety of conflict resolution options including:
For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Keweenaw Pride is hosting six events to celebrate LGBTQIA+ pride in the Keweenaw for the week of October 9th-15th! The events, culminating in the 23rd Annual Drag Show on Saturday, October 15th, are open and free for all students to attend. Details of each specific event are listed in the photo to the right.
MUB Board Presents
Bake NOT Sale!
Stop by and say hi today outside of the library where we are giving away free baked goods starting at 2pm (seriously – there’s no catch. Just free food)! We will have brownies, cookies, lemon bars, chex mix, and cupcakes. Get it while you can! We hope to see you there!
Center for Student Mental Health & Well-being
Fear is great when we are running from a bear, but what about the small daily fears around not being good enough? In this workshop, we will discuss the places fear originates, as well as ways you can work to reduce your fear and lean into your potential.
When: Starts this Thursday, 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Building Career Confidence Workshop
Wishing you had a little more confidence in your job search, interviews, future work relationships, and more? This workshop will focus on building confidence, and self-care during the job search, and give you skills to handle your emotions during the job search and beyond.
When: Starts this Thursday, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m
Flu Shot Clinics
Mark your calendars! Flu shot clinics will be returning to campus in October! All of the pre-event information is available to students on our website! Bring your Be Well card along and get it stamped!
When and where:
October 4th, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM, Rozsa
October 11th, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM, Rozsa
October 18th, 4:00 AM – 6:00 PM, SDC
October 25th, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM, Rozsa
Please contact email@example.com with any questions.
Let’s Talk With Cookies and Coloring Books
Let’s Talk is coming back to campus! We are kicking this recurring event off with Cookies and Coloring Books. Come by the Center for Diversity and Inclusion (CDI) to color and eat cookies with a counselor from our center! We would love to see you there!
When and where:
September 29th, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM, CDI
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Stop by the Alley Makerspace for a free and fun event this Friday, 9/30 from 6-8pm. Make yourself a bookmark from the wood of your choice- including zebrawood, purple heart, padauk, rosewood, and many more. Gain experience with basic woodworking and wood-burning, or just have fun painting with friends!
Join the Western UP Food Systems Collaborative on Sunday, October 2nd for the first annual Harvest Celebration! All are welcome to this free event to celebrate and learn from farmers, gardeners, and local food enthusiasts. You can catch North Harvest CSA doing a fermentation demonstration, Apple Acres Farm giving a talk on the benefits of tinctures, and Tapiola Homestead showing the key to beautifully braided bread. The Harvest Celebration will conclude with a farm tour at the wonderful Mother Farmer in Ewen. Light refreshments will be provided, as well as an opportunity for folks to barter and trade items such as garden abundance, vegetables, seeds, honey, jam, and more.
The event will take place from 1-4 pm EST starting at the Stannard Township Park Pavilion 14190 US 45 Bruce Crossing, MI followed by the farm tour at 4 pm ET at Mother Farmer 23771 Old M28 Ewen, MI.
The facebook event can be found here [https://tinyurl.com/sbhyfr8t].
The Western UP Food Systems Collaborative is a grassroots coalition of food growers and procurers, public health and civic partners, scientists, educators, land and water stewards, students, and all community members.
Husky Innovate: Idea Pitch Competition
Do you have an innovative idea that could disrupt the status quo and “business as usual”? Pitch your idea at the Idea Pitch Competition. Each contestant will have two minutes to share their idea in an interactive community setting.
Judges will vote to select top pitches and award cash prizes to the top contestants:
- First place: $200
- Second place: $100
- Third place: $50
- Honorable mention: $25 (two prizes offered)
- Audience favorite: $25
This event will be hosted in the GLRC from 5:00-7:00 pm on October 4th. Snacks will be available.
Contact: email@example.com with any questions.
Whether you are pitching or joining us as an audience member, please register by 10/2.
Game Night hosted by the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers
The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers is having a game night. It is open to everyone in the Michigan Tech Community and will be held this Saturday, October 1st, over in Fisher 326 and 328 from 4-8pm. Everyone is welcome to join and we will have a variety of games to choose from.
The Week Film Board Presents
The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent
In this action-packed comedy, Nicolas Cage plays Nick Cage, channeling his iconic characters as he’s caught between a superfan (Pedro Pascal) and a CIA agent (Tiffany Haddish).
The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent is rated R
Friday and Saturday at 5:30, 8:30, and 11:30
Located on Michigan Tech’s campus in Fisher 135. Tickets are 3$ and concessions are 1$. We hope to see you at the movie this weekend and have a great day.
Miles for Music Charity 5K
Mu Beta Psi is putting on a Charity 5k for local school music programs on October 15th at 8 am starting at the MUB. Signing up before Oct. 1st to get a t-shirt with registration. For more information or questions please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
The form to register is here: https://forms.gle/q8httt6sKNoyC4467
Involvement link here: https://www.involvement.mtu.edu/event/8386547
Free Rozsa Events Coming Up
Samantha Ege* — Wednesday-Friday, Sept. 28-30
Presented by the Rozsa and Michigan Tech Music
The culturally unique and diverse music of women and Black Renaissance composers are the focus of Samantha Ege’s residency at the Rozsa. Ege is an internationally recognized concert pianist, renowned public speaker and award-winning researcher. This Wednesday through Friday (Sept. 28-30), Ege will perform, speak and lead a piano workshop for local pianists.
Ege is a leading interpreter and scholar of 20th century composer Florence Price, the first African American woman to have her symphony played by a major American orchestra. Her performance will include two of Price’s works.
New Music Weekend— Oct 6-9
Presented by Michigan Tech Music
Coordinated by New Music at Michigan Tech
The following performances are included in New Music Weekend
New Music in the Mine — Oct 6&7
Judith Shatin Masterclass* – Oct 8
The Music of Judith Shatin*-Oct 8
Stephen Rush in Recital – Oct 8
Lungs of the City – Oct 9
The Jazz Problem — Friday, Sept. 30
Presented by Michigan Tech Music
Performed by the Superior Wind Symphony
Friday evening, the annual outdoor concert on Walker Lawn returns! The Superior Wind Symphony looks back at the Etude Magazine article from 100 years ago titled “The Jazz Problem,” and plays as much music by the doubters and the enthusiasts as they can.
Naila Ansari’s Movement of Joy*† — Friday and Saturday, Sept. 30 and Oct. 1
Presented by the Rozsa
Wish that you experienced more joy in your life? Naila Ansari and her interdisciplinary artists will be here Friday and Saturday (Sept. 30 and Oct. 1) with that goal in mind. Join in through a Lunch and Learn conversation, free workshop and performance that includes song, spoken word, story and movement.
* This program/lecture is partially funded/sponsored by the Visiting Professor Program, which is funded by a grant to the Office of the Provost from the state of Michigan’s King-Chávez-Parks Initiative.
† This activity is supported by the Michigan Arts and Culture Council and the National Endowment for the Arts.