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Student News Briefs – August 23, 2019

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“There is no secret to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.” – General Colin Powell


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!

 


Comedian Mandal

Saturday, August 24 9:00 PM at the Rozsa Center

Mandal is an Atlanta-based stand-up comedian, writer, and actor. He is known for his energetic performances and absurd sense of humor. He is the cohost for Clown School, a podcast about life’s absurdities. He has opened for comedians such as Tig Notaro, Jamie Lee, and Donnell Rawlings. He has also performed at the Orlando Indie Comedy Festival, Memphis Comedy Festival, Nashville Comedy Festival and the Laughing Skull Comedy Festival.

 


Comedian Myq Kaplan

 

Saturday, August 31 10:00 PM Rozsa Center
Myq Kaplan (Myq is pronounced Mike) is a comedian from Brooklyn, NY. With his quirky sense of humor, Myq has delivered gut-busting entertainment to venues and viewers across the nation. He has made appearances on a variety of television shows, including the Tonight Show and the Late Show with David Letterman. He has been a finalist on Last Comic Standing and has even appeared on America’s Got Talent. Myq’s special “Small, Dork, and Handsome” debuted on Netflix and is now available on Amazon.

 

 


On-Campus Job Expo

Looking for a job on campus?

Come to the On-Campus Job Expo!

Talk with departments hiring both regular student employees and work study students. Various departments across campus will be there to meet with you such as Admissions, IT, Student Leadership & Involvement, etc.

What: On-Campus Job Expo – Open to both Federal Work Study students and regular on campus employment
When: Wednesday September 4, 2019 12PM – 3PM
Where: Career Services’ Outdoor Tents (across from MUB)
Why: great job experience for your resume, flexible hours around your class schedule, and MONEY.

Please contact Emily Hoffmiller in the Student Financial Services Center if you have any additional questions, ejbuchmi@mtu.edu.


American Red Cross Blood Drive

It is that time of year again! Currently, there is a critical need for blood donors. The need is constant. The gratification is instant. Give blood.
Join Fraternity and Sorority Life from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, September 4 and 5 in the Library Reading Room to donate blood.
Sign up for an appointment time online or call 800-733-2767. Walk-ins are always welcome. Note: Those eligible to donate must bring a photo ID, be in good health, at least 17 years old, weigh at least 110 pounds, and have not donated in the last 56 days.Online Registration: https://www.redcrossblood.org/give.html/drive-results?zipSponsor=49931

K-Day Registration

KDay Registration is open, eh! Reserve your spot now if you haven’t already!  Space and resources are limited, so do not delay!  The deadline to register is September 3 at NOON.  
KDay, or Keweenaw Day, is an annual tradition that will be held on Friday, September 6 beginning at noon. Students head to Chassell Centennial Park for an afternoon of food, fun, and music.  Kday typically sees 3500-4000 students so this is an important recruitment opportunity for your organization.  Please have your organization’s event finalized before registering HERE.
This year’s theme is 906 Day…. so get out your Yooper gear!  Questions about KDay can be directed to Rochelle Spencer at raspence@mtu.edu or call 906-487-1963.

 


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.

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!


An Afternoon on the Town

On Saturday, August 31st from 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM the annual Welcome Week event, An Afternoon on the Town, will take place. 

 An Afternoon on the Town is a Michigan Tech event that invites local businesses/services to welcome our students and show them what they have to offer. Starting on campus, down College Avenue, and throughout the downtown Houghton area, there will be music, refreshments, giveaways, and prizes for student participants.

Sponsored by: Student Leadership & Involvement, Waino Wahtera Center for Student Success, and Residence Education and Housing Services.


New August Pool Schedule

 

August 5-30, SDC pool hours will be as follows:

Adult Only Lap Swim (lanes across entire lap pool) Monday-Friday, 12:00-2:00pm.For more information, visit SDC Pool Summer Hours.

 


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.

 


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 http://mtmc.hu.mtu.edu/


HuskiesFit Yoga & Tai Chi Classes

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

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.

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.)


Student News Briefs – August 16, 2019

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“People who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.” – Rob Slitanen


Comedian Mandal

Saturday, August 24 9:00 PM at the Rozsa Center

Mandal is an Atlanta-based stand-up comedian, writer, and actor. He is known for his energetic performances and absurd sense of humor. He is the cohost for Clown School, a podcast about life’s absurdities. He has opened for comedians such as Tig Notaro, Jamie Lee, and Donnell Rawlings. He has also performed at the Orlando Indie Comedy Festival, Memphis Comedy Festival, Nashville Comedy Festival and the Laughing Skull Comedy Festival.

 


Comedian Myq Kaplan

 

Saturday, August 31 10:00 PM Rozsa Center
Myq Kaplan (Myq is pronounced Mike) is a comedian from Brooklyn, NY. With his quirky sense of humor, Myq has delivered gut-busting entertainment to venues and viewers across the nation. He has made appearances on a variety of television shows, including the Tonight Show and the Late Show with David Letterman. He has been a finalist on Last Comic Standing and has even appeared on America’s Got Talent. Myq’s special “Small, Dork, and Handsome” debuted on Netflix and is now available on Amazon.

 

 


American Red Cross Blood Drive

It is that time of year again!Currently, there is a critical need for blood donors. The need is constant. The gratification is instant. Give blood.
Join Fraternity and Sorority Life from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, September 4 and 5 in the Library Reading Room to donate blood.
Sign up for an appointment time online or call 800-733-2767. Walk-ins are always welcome. Note: Those eligible to donate must bring a photo ID, be in good health, at least 17 years old, weigh at least 110 pounds, and have not donated in the last 56 days.Online Registration: https://www.redcrossblood.org/give.html/drive-results?zipSponsor=49931

K-Day Registration

KDay Registration is open, eh! Reserve your spot now if you haven’t already!  Space and resources are limited, so do not delay!  The deadline to register is September 3 at NOON.  
KDay, or Keweenaw Day, is an annual tradition that will be held on Friday, September 6 beginning at noon. Students head to Chassell Centennial Park for an afternoon of food, fun, and music.  Kday typically sees 3500-4000 students so this is an important recruitment opportunity for your organization.  Please have your organization’s event finalized before registering HERE.
This year’s theme is 906 Day…. so get out your Yooper gear!  Questions about KDay can be directed to Rochelle Spencer at raspence@mtu.edu or call 906-487-1963.

 


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.

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!


An Afternoon on the Town

On Saturday, August 31st from 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM the annual Welcome Week event, An Afternoon on the Town, will take place. 

 An Afternoon on the Town is a Michigan Tech event that invites local businesses/services to welcome our students and show them what they have to offer. Starting on campus, down College Avenue, and throughout the downtown Houghton area, there will be music, refreshments, giveaways, and prizes for student participants.

Sponsored by: Student Leadership & Involvement, Waino Wahtera Center for Student Success, and Residence Education and Housing Services.


Summer Puppet Workshops

The Department of Visual and Performing Arts announces SUMMER PUPPET WORKSHOPS offered through The Puppet Project, August 12 – 17.  The Puppet Project is an initiative to introduce and establish the art of puppetry into our local culture through education and performances.  The workshops are offered by Trish Helsel, Associate Professor of Theatre, Michigan Technological University.  Register now at www.buyhuskiestickets.com to learn how to make and manipulate puppets.


New August Pool Schedule

 

August 5-30, SDC pool hours will be as follows:

Adult Only Lap Swim (lanes across entire lap pool) Monday-Friday, 12:00-2:00pm.For more information, visit SDC Pool Summer Hours.

 


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.

Take a Zumba Break

Take a Zumba break this summer & join Allison for a FREE afternoon Zumba class! This express & intense 30-minute version of our regular Zumba classes will give you a mid-day boost & get you ready for the weekend. Now – August 23. Fridays, 12:15-12:45 pm outside on the Michigan Tech grounds between the EERC & Chemical Science buildings.

For more information, visit Zumba on the Green

 

 


Public Skating

Public Skating returns to the MacInnes Ice Arena June 9. Open to the public, come and enjoy a leisurely skate with family and friends Sundays, 4:00-5:30 pm through August 18. Free to SDC members and Michigan Tech students, included in same day SDC day pass. Skating only $3/person.

Group of ice skaters on the ice rink.

For more information and the full schedule, visit Public Skating.

 

 

 

 

 


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 http://mtmc.hu.mtu.edu/


HuskiesFit Yoga & Tai Chi Classes

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

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.

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 now 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:

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 – July 19, 2019

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The heat is on, stay hydrated!


Meraki Youth Arts Fest
The African Students Organization (ASO) invites the University community to come to experience African dance moves as they perform and entertain at the Meraki Youth Arts Fest as scheduled below:
Opening Party
Date: Monday, July 22, 2019
Time/slot: 7:00pm – 9:00pm / 30-minute performance
Venue: Kestner Waterfront Park, HoughtonTalent Showcase/Youth Art Exhibit
Date: Saturday, July 27, 2019
Time/slot: 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm / 45-minute performance
Venue: Finnish American Heritage Center, Hancock

Contemplative Forest Art Walk
2019—Michigan Technological University’s Visual and Performing Arts Department and the Ford Center announce the opening of Contemplative Forest Art Walk, a contemplative art trail experience by Anne Beffel, Professor of Visual and Performing Arts. Hand-painted banners hanging in the forest canopy mark meditation stations along the short, contemplative path. Signage describes different kinds of mindfulness practices and links to guided meditations designed for mindfulness practice in the forest. An additional station is located near the entrance to the Canyon Falls trail. Contemplative Forest Art Walk will open to the public on July 31, with a reception from 5:00 – 6:30 PM at the Ford Center, 21235 Alberta Ave # 2, L’Anse, MI 49946. Parking is available at the conference center followed by a short walk past the tennis courts to the trailhead marked by signage. The art will remain installed for the summer and fall seasons, as weather permits.
For more information, contact Professor Anne Beffel at aebeffel@mtu.edu or visit www.annebeffel.com

The Rozsa Center 2019/20 Season Ticket Sale
The Rozsa Center is pleased to announce their 2019/20 Season Ticket Sale! Season Ticket Packages are on sale July 1, 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.

 


Copper Harbor Sunset Cruise

 

 

Student Leadership & Involvement will be sponsoring a Copper Harbor Sunset Cruise on Lake Superior aboard the Isle Royale Queen IV.  The event will take place on Friday, August 9, 2019.  The bus to Copper Harbor will board at 6:00 pm in front of the Memorial Union Building, and is expected to return by 11:00 pm.

Sign up begins now in the Student Leadership & Involvement office, MUB 112.  Our hours are 8 am – 4 pm weekdays.  The cost of the event is $5.00.  You must sign up and pay cash in person and present your student ID.  Seats are limited, so do not delay!  Any questions, call Student Leadership & Involvement at 906-487-1963 or email activities@mtu.edu.

 

 

 

 


Take a Zumba Break

Take a Zumba break this summer & join Allison for a FREE afternoon Zumba class! This express & intense 30-minute version of our regular Zumba classes will give you a mid-day boost & get you ready for the weekend. Now – August 23. Fridays, 12:15-12:45 pm outside on the Michigan Tech grounds between the EERC & Chemical Science buildings.

For more information, visit Zumba on the Green

 

 


Public Skating

Public Skating returns to the MacInnes Ice Arena June 9. Open to the public, come and enjoy a leisurely skate

Group of ice skaters on ice rink.

with family and friends Sundays, 4:00-5:30 pm through August 18. Free to SDC members and Michigan Tech students, included in same day SDC day pass. Skating only $3/person.

For more information and the full schedule, visit Public Skating.

 

 

 


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 http://mtmc.hu.mtu.edu/


HuskiesFit Yoga & Tai Chi Classes

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

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.

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 now 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:

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

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 – August 17, 2018

Move-In Volunteers Needed – Saturday, August 25
Welcoming new students and their families is one of the most exciting times on campus. Student organizations are invited to help welcome in-coming students during move-in on Saturday, August 25. Your group can sign up for one shift or multiple shifts. This is a great service opportunity for your organization!

Times for the shifts are from:
9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
3:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Link to sign up can be found here.

The move-in volunteer expectations are as follow:
•    Remember that you are representing your Student Organization and Michigan Technological University. First impressions are very important to new students and their family members.
•    Wear apparel that represents your Student Organization or Michigan Tech only.
•    Wear clothing that is neat and appropriate (no holes, no hats, and no sunglasses are permitted).
•    Wear comfortable, closed toe shoes (athletic shoes recommended).
•    Volunteers may not recruit or pass out invitations/flyers of any kind.
•    Volunteers must help everyone, not just the people you might want to get to know.
•    Please remember that some students and families may not want your help. Please be considerate and ask if they would like assistance first, before grabbing items.
•    Arrive 10-15 minutes early to check in at the Wadsworth Hall Reception Desk in order to get to your assigned location on time for the start of your shift.
•    Work with University, Orientation, and Housing and Residential Life staffs who are also assigned to assist with the move-in process. We are one big team on move-in day.

For any further questions, please contact Karen Patterson at khpatter@mtu.edu


Comedian Pete Lee – Saturday, August 25 at 9 PM in the Rozsa
Looking for a fun Saturday night activity? Look no further! Join Late Night Programming and Orientation for the first comedian of the year, Pete Lee! The fun starts on Saturday, August 25th at 9 PM at the Rozsa Center. Bring your friends!
As always, this Late Night event is free and funded by the Student Activities Fee.Pete Lee picturePete Lee might be the nicest person in New York City, but that’s because it’s impossible to sound aggressive with a Wisconsin accent. Pete was raised in Janesville, WI by divorced parents and a 19-inch television, which is probably why he pursued a career in entertainment. Thanks to his highly rated Comedy Central Presents half hour special, Pete has packed venues at over 500 colleges and universities across the country. Pete has also been a standout on NBC’s Last Comic Standing and played a doctor on the CBS soap opera As the World Turns. His hit YouTube series titled Pete Lee’s Internet Freak Show attracted the attention of television executives. He was quickly hired to be a writer and cast member on FUSE TV’s Video on Trial and cast member on VH1’s Best Week Ever. Pete is a rising star in the college market and on television, but he is also really fun to have dinner with at your town’s Applebee’s.

Comedian Sammy Obeid – Saturday, September 1 at 10 PM in the Rozsa 

Lebanese-Palestinian-Syrian-Italian American (try saying it really fast) Sammy knows a lot about mixin’ it up. After double majoring in Business and Math at UC Berkeley — which is why he does comedy now — Obeid blends his education with his love for being the life of the party, breaking down hip, trending topics until you laugh your abs into a six-pack. Voted “Fastest Rising Star” of 2014 in Campus Activities Magazine, SaComedian Sammy Obeid EDS picturemmy has appeared on NBC’s Last Comic Standing, America’s Got Talent, TBS’s Conan, and often likes to remind strangers that he was the first comedian to ever tell jokes on the Food Network. In 2013, he may have even impressed his parents by setting a world record of performing comedy 1,001 consecutive nights, with his story featured in Time and The New York Times. And then he took a nap.

Come join us on Saturday, September 1 at 10 pm in the Rozsa Center!
This event is free and brought to you by Late Night Programming and Orientation.


K-Day Registration is Open!
KDay Registration is officially open, so reserve your spot now!  Space and resources are limited, so do not delay!
KDay, or Keweenaw Day, is an annual tradition that will be held on FridaySeptember 7 beginning at noon. Students head to KDay for an afternoon of food, fun, and music.  K-Day typically sees 3500-4000 students so this is an important recruitment opportunity for your organization.  Please have your organization’s event finalized before registering HERE.  This year’s theme is “Superior Tides and Keweenaw Vibes”…. so get out your beach gear!  Questions about KDay can be directed to Rochelle Spencer at raspence@mtu.edu or call
New this year: New Location! 
Unfortunately, McLain State Park is under construction and unavailable.  But the good news is that we have a new location – This year we are excited to celebrate KDay at Chassell Centennial Park!

Parade of Nations

Now is the time for student organizations to think about their involvement in the 2018 Parade of Nations scheduled for Saturday, September 15th.  The Parade begins at 11:00 am in Hancock near the Huntington Bank building, and marches to the Dee Stadium in Houghton where the multicultural festival will take place from approximately noon to 3:00 pm.  The theme for the 2018 Parade of Nations is “Global Beats – International Treats.”

Student organizations can:                                                                     Parade18

1) Have a float in the Parade (register here) and win cash in the float contest!

2) Sponsor a food or crafts booth at the multicultural festival (register for craft booth or food booth)

3) Showcase their talents by being a part of the entertainment – this is open to individuals too!  (register here)

4) Volunteer to help – sign up here.

Is your organization short on cash?  Activity Grant Available.

This year’s headline act is Ole!, sponsored by the Parade of Nations and the Rozsa Center for Performing Arts.  Ole! is a wonderful celebration of music and comedy, with all the exhilarating sounds from the rhythms of flamenco to salsa, swing, blues, jazz and pop.  The performance will take place at the Rozsa Center on Saturday, September 15 at 7:30 pm.  Tickets for Ole! go on sale August 1 and are $10 for adults, $5 for children, and free to students with the Experience Tech Fee.  Visit mtu.edu/rozsa for more details.

Be a parade spectator and have a chance to win the “I Love Parade of Nations” Weekend Getaway for two to Chicago worth more than $2000!!  Visit the Parade of Nations website or Facebook page for more details.

For more details on all Parade of Nations events, check out the event’s website, or to keep up on Parade happenings, visit their Facebook page.

Check out the Parade of Nations video here!


Help Welcome New International Students to Campus in August!

Are you and/or members of your student organization going to be in Houghton during the week of August 20th-25th before the fall semester begins? If so, please consider helping with the new international student arrivals! Airport pick-ups and events will be taking place throughout the week. If you’re interested and want to get on the volunteer list, email ipsarrivals@mtu.edu. We will send out details and sign-ups for shifts over the summer to those that express interest!


Season Tickets on Sale at The Rozsa Center

The Rozsa Center is pleased to announce their 2018/19 Season Ticket Sale! Season Ticket Packages are on sale early this year, May 1st, with the best Ballet adiscounts 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. Featured this year are 12 Rozsa Presenting Series events, including five distinguished lecturers, and more than 33 Visual and Performing Arts events including music, theater and visual arts events, and the ever-popular 41 North Film festival. For full season details, please visit our website: mtu.edu/rozsa


Michigan Tech Recreation Offers AppAudio 

  AppAudio

Customers have two WiFi networks to choose from – MichiganTech and MichiganTechGuest.

For more information on how to set up AppAudio on your devices, see HowToAppAudio.


Donation Bin Information

If your student organization or department is collecting donations, Facilities Management must be notified of any donation bins being placed on campus. Bins may only be placed in approved locations, for a list of approved locations find the list here.

Only one bin is allowed per building at a time. Bins are allowed on a first “notify” first serve basis, so please submit your information to us early.

Student organizations or departments are responsible for:
-Notifying Facilities Management of bin placement at least 2 days prior to placing the bin
-Periodically emptying the bins
-Removing any donated items left outside of the bins
-Removal of the bin on the date reported

Facilities Management will monitor the bins and notify the student organization or department contact if:
-There is already a bin placed in the location you have requested during the same time period
-Bins are full
-Bins are located outside of the approved area
-Donation items have been left outside of the bin
-It is past the date that bin should have been removed

For additional information or to complete a “Donation Bin Notification Form” please find the list here.