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The Student Scoop- October 21, 2020


Halloweekend Events!

Halloweekend: Virtual Escape Rooms. Friday, October 23rd from 7-9 pm

“Framed” is the theme of this escape room and this is your scenario:
Your friend has been convicted of brutally murdering his girlfriend. He was sentenced to Execution by Gas Chamber. In his final hour, he still maintains that he has been framed for the murder but no one will believe him. The person who set him up has planted a bomb to destroy all evidence of his innocence. Time is running out as the bomb is set to explode and the gas released to send your friend to his death. You and his closest friends are his last chance at survival. Do you have what it takes to diffuse the bomb, find a way to break into prison and disable the gas chamber before it activates? You are his last hope! Good Luck.
Grab some friends and see if you have what it takes to escape in time.
Check out our social media for more info on how to attend this event.

Halloweekend: CyberSleuth Murder Mystery. Friday, October 23rd from 9-10 pm

Can you solve this mystery?
Interact through live chat with fellow players and CyberSleuth’s live moderator while you pour over the QR clues that are regularly pushed to your mobile device. Just remember… TRUST NO ONE in this game, and whatever you do, don’t answer the door! Work to solve the crime, keep your answers to yourself, and there will only be one winner!
Check out our social media for more info on how to attend this event.

Halloweekend: Summoning Spirits. Saturday, October 24rd from 10-11 pm

Join SLI And MUB Board as we reach beyond the grave with an all-new show that will make you scream! Summoning Spirits is a séance-meets-magic show designed to get your adrenaline pumping with help from the other side. Written and performed by Peter Boie, one of the countries top touring college acts. He’s been featured on the hit tv show, “Penn & Teller Fool Us” and is a best selling magic inventor. Summoning Spirits brings to life old legends and haunted stories live on stage, for your delight … and fright. Peter combines freaky magic effects with masterful storytelling to create one of the most unique and spine-tingling experiences you will ever be a part of! 
Here is the link to attend Summoning Spirits: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4yfKWk2jtR0&feature=youtu.be

Trick or Treat Trivia

There’s no better way to get ready for Halloween than some trick or treat trivia! Join MUB board via zoom as we play Kahoot trivia on October 29th from 7pm- 7:30pm. There are 3 categories and if you win the category you get a prize. After trivia, everyone can show off their spooktacular costumes and the top 3 winners get a prize too! Use this link to join in on the Halloween fun: https://michigantech.zoom.us/u/kclHkqgm43

Husky Pride Sale at the Campus Bookstore!

This Friday, all Michigan Tech branded apparel is 25% off in-store and online! Let your Husky Pride show!
Visit us online!

Flu Shot Clinics!

Michigan Tech and UP Health System Portage are partnering together to bring Flu Shot Clinics to Michigan Tech’s campus community this fall semester.  Students, Faculty, and Staff are encouraged to attend.  For more information, please visit https://www.mtu.edu/well-being/programs/events/.  Questions? 

Reach out to Whitney Boroski at wmborosk@mtu.edu


Order Your Caps and Gowns!


Calling All Student Organizations!

The Lode, Michigan Tech’s student newspaper, is looking to do feature articles on the student organizations of Michigan Tech in the Pulse section of the paper.
Is your group doing something cool and noteworthy that you would like to share with others in the MTU community? Reach out to the Pulse Section Editor at madegnit@mtu.edu to schedule an interview.   

3 Minute Thesis Competition 2020

The Graduate Student Government is pleased to announce this year’s Three Minute Thesis competition. The competition is being held on Thursday, November 5, 2020. Registration is now open, and will be closed Friday, October 23, 2020. Also, a training workshop for the participants will be provided Wednesday, October 28th, 2020. This competition offers a great opportunity for graduate students across the university to present their research to a general audience. Participants are required to present their research within three minutes, hence the name ‘Three Minute Thesis’. This contest is open to all graduate students at any stage/path of their graduate studies. They are not required to have a finished thesis, or even a proposal to present – even coursework track students can participate. Participants are judged on their communication and presentation skills while delivering their content in just three minutes with one static PowerPoint slide.

The 3MT competition was started by the University of Queensland, Australia in 2008. Success and the growing popularity of the competition spread the idea across more than 200 universities around the globe. The winner of the local Michigan Tech competition will earn the opportunity to present at the regional 3MT competition.

It is divided into two phases: preliminary rounds and a final round. Preliminary round will be held virtually. Format for the final round is yet to be determined. The winner and runners-up will receive cash prizes of $300 and $150 respectively. Additionally, a People’s Choice award will be given to a speaker selected by the event’s audience, with a cash prize of $100. GSG invites and encourages all graduate students to take advantage of this amazing competition.
For full event information and the registration link please visit http://gsg.mtu.edu/3mt.

Title IX Events

#PurpleThursdayAll day Thursday, Oct. 22 – join Sexual Assault and Violence Education (SAVE) and the National Network to End Domestic Violence in the annual tradition of wearing purple for #PurpleThursday to to shed light on domestic violence, reduce stigma, advocate for survivors, and work for greater safety and equity. Purple is the color for domestic violence awareness. In addition, (SAVE) will be handing out purple ribbons to raise awareness about domestic violence. These purple ribbons are meant to be conversation starters to discuss the prevalence of domestic violence in our communities and lives and to empower us to prevent and end domestic violence.
Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® at Michigan Tech – 2 PM to 6 PM Friday, Oct. 23 on the Rozsa sidewalk – The student organizations Sexual Assault and Violence Education (SAVE) and the Society of African American Men (SAAM) are hosting Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® at Michigan Tech. Walk a Mile in Her Shoes is an international Men’s Walk to raise awareness of sexual and relationship violence and to give men the opportunity to put themselves in “her shoes.” All students are invited to join. The walk will start outside of the Rozsa near the front entrance. Licensed by Frank Baird and Walk a Mile in Her Shoes®.

Zoom with Pavlis Honors College

Do more of what you love through the Pavlis Honors College! Give us an hour and we’ll give you an overview of Study Abroad, Enterprise, and the Honors Pathway Program – and how they can work together. 
Roll up your sleeves and join an Enterprise that will give you real-world industry experience. Explore the world (and get college credit) with Study Abroad. And graduate with honors recognition and a portfolio packed with marketable skills through the Honors Pathway Program. 
Zoom in on Pavlis on Monday, October 26,  from 5-6 p.m. Please register in advance to help us tailor our presentation to your interests. If you have any questions, please email honors@mtu.edu.

Advertise with WMTU!

Is your student org looking for a way to break out of the mold of poster advertisements and email lists? Are table tents just not cutting it anymore? Want to reach all of campus, all at once?
WMTU has you covered! If you or your student org would like to advertise on the radio, it’s fast, easy, and best of all free!
Just send an email to wmtu-pr@mtu.edu, and we’ll get to work on boosting YOU with the 91.9 MHz frequency and our live stream. We’ll work with you to tailor the ads to your needs and even record them ourselves as requested.
So if you’ve been looking for a new way to say hey, consider giving WMTU a shot! As always, tune in at 91.9 FM, and wmtu.fm – Keep on rockin’!

Upcoming Intramural Events!


Well-Being Penpal Program


Sustainable Living Webinar Series

Since we are unable to open the MTU Sustainability Demonstration House (SDH) to the public this semester, we are bringing our house and all of its sustainable systems to you!  You are invited to join us for a series of webinars centered around various aspects of sustainable living:

Wednesday, October 21st at 6PM: Bite Down on Emissions by Changing Your DietLearn how to save 700 kg of CO2 emissions per year by changing what you eat!https://michigantech.zoom.us/j/89733696370
Thursday, October 22nd at 6PM: Striving for a Zero-Waste LifestyleLearn practical steps to take to achieve a zero-waste lifestyle while saving $$$!https://michigantech.zoom.us/j/84239350917

Please see the attached flyer for more information and the Zoom webinar links!  You won’t want to miss out on these talks:View live demos of the MTU SDH sustainable systemsGain access to valuable tools & resourcesLearn practical and efficient ways to reduce your impact right nowPlease email sdh@mtu.edu with any questions or concerns.  We hope to see you there!

Husky Hour Events!

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Center for Student Mental Health and Well-being Upcoming Workshops

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Check out all of our workshops for the semester and sign up here: https://www.mtu.edu/well-being/programs/workshops/


The Student Scoop- October 14, 2020

Comedian Maggie Maye

Fall Break event!

Check out Maggie Maye on Friday, October 16th at 10 pm on Zoom. She was highlighted on Gotham Comedy Live and made her late-night debut on Conan. She’s performed at festivals such as Bridgetown Comedy Festival and the All Jane Comedy Festival. She’s opened for Paul Rodriguez, Godfrey, Paul Mooney, and Earth, Wind, and Fire. She’s been featured in the Huffington Post, Variety, The New York Times, and Sidesplitter (who named her one of 2015’s up-and-coming comics). She performs improv comedy with her troupe Damn, Gina! and in various sketch and improv shows around Austin. Her comedy is described in the same way she is: sassy, charming, and smart. Also, a 6-year-old once told her she was the funniest person ever. And kids rarely lie.  


Halloweekend Events!

Halloweekend: Virtual Escape Rooms. Friday, October 23rd from 7-9 pm

“Framed” is the theme of this escape room and this is your scenario:
Your friend has been convicted of brutally murdering his girlfriend. He was sentenced to Execution by Gas Chamber. In his final hour, he still maintains that he has been framed for the murder but no one will believe him. The person who set him up has planted a bomb to destroy all evidence of his innocence. Time is running out as the bomb is set to explode and the gas released to send your friend to his death. You and his closest friends are his last chance at survival. Do you have what it takes to diffuse the bomb, find a way to break into prison and disable the gas chamber before it activates? You are his last hope! Good Luck.
Grab some friends and see if you have what it takes to escape in time.
Check out our social media for more info on how to attend this event.

Halloweekend: CyberSleuth Murder Mystery. Friday, October 23rd from 9-10 pm

Can you solve this mystery?
Interact through live chat with fellow players and CyberSleuth’s live moderator while you pour over the QR clues that are regularly pushed to your mobile device. Just remember… TRUST NO ONE in this game, and whatever you do, don’t answer the door! Work to solve the crime, keep your answers to yourself, and there will only be one winner!
Check out our social media for more info on how to attend this event.

Halloweekend: Summoning Spirits. Saturday, October 24rd from 10-11 pm

Join SLI And MUB Board as we reach beyond the grave with an all-new show that will make you scream! Summoning Spirits is a séance-meets-magic show designed to get your adrenaline pumping with help from the other side. Written and performed by Peter Boie, one of the countries top touring college acts. He’s been featured on the hit tv show, “Penn & Teller Fool Us” and is a best selling magic inventor. Summoning Spirits brings to life old legends and haunted stories live on stage, for your delight … and fright. Peter combines freaky magic effects with masterful storytelling to create one of the most unique and spine-tingling experiences you will ever be a part of! 
Here is the link to attend Summoning Spirits: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4yfKWk2jtR0&feature=youtu.be

Homecoming Winners!

Congratulations to all of our teams that participated in Homecoming this year!

Here are the final results:

Class A

1st Place – Phi Kappa Tau

2nd Place – Sigma Phi Epsilon

3rd Place – Triangle Fraternity

Class B

1st Place – Alpha Gamma Delta

2nd Place – Daddy’s Girls

3rd Place – Theta Chi Epsilon

Class C

1st Place – Beta Sigma Theta and Delta Phi Epsilon

2nd Place – MUB Board

3rd Place – La Maison

Overall Winner: Phi Kappa Tau

Honorable Mentions: Sigma Tau Gamma for fastest City Solve U time, Straight Vegetables for most on theme photos at City Solve U, and The Has Beens and Never Were for still showing up and completing City Solve U even when the rest of the team bailed.

I hope you all had a Happy Little Homecoming


Flu Shot Clinics!

Michigan Tech and UP Health System Portage are partnering together to bring Flu Shot Clinics to Michigan Tech’s campus community this fall semester.  Students, Faculty, and Staff are encouraged to attend.  For more information, please visit https://www.mtu.edu/well-being/programs/events/.  Questions? 

Reach out to Whitney Boroski at wmborosk@mtu.edu


Calling All Student Organizations!

The Lode, Michigan Tech’s student newspaper, is looking to do feature articles on the student organizations of Michigan Tech in the Pulse section of the paper.
Is your group doing something cool and noteworthy that you would like to share with others in the MTU community? Reach out to the Pulse Section Editor at madegnit@mtu.edu to schedule an interview.   

3 Minute Thesis Competition 2020

The Graduate Student Government is pleased to announce this year’s Three Minute Thesis competition. The competition is being held on Thursday, November 5, 2020. Registration is now open, and will be closed Friday, October 23, 2020. Also, a training workshop for the participants will be provided Wednesday, October 28th, 2020. This competition offers a great opportunity for graduate students across the university to present their research to a general audience. Participants are required to present their research within three minutes, hence the name ‘Three Minute Thesis’. This contest is open to all graduate students at any stage/path of their graduate studies. They are not required to have a finished thesis, or even a proposal to present – even coursework track students can participate. Participants are judged on their communication and presentation skills while delivering their content in just three minutes with one static PowerPoint slide.

The 3MT competition was started by the University of Queensland, Australia in 2008. Success and the growing popularity of the competition spread the idea across more than 200 universities around the globe. The winner of the local Michigan Tech competition will earn the opportunity to present at the regional 3MT competition.

It is divided into two phases: preliminary rounds and a final round. Preliminary round will be held virtually. Format for the final round is yet to be determined. The winner and runners-up will receive cash prizes of $300 and $150 respectively. Additionally, a People’s Choice award will be given to a speaker selected by the event’s audience, with a cash prize of $100. GSG invites and encourages all graduate students to take advantage of this amazing competition.
For full event information and the registration link please visit http://gsg.mtu.edu/3mt.

General Meeting with MTSEA

Systems Engineering Association is a newly formed social and professional club for Tech students to learn and become more involved in the systems engineering discipline. We strive to connect people from different engineering disciplines and backgrounds. Additionally, we are currently in the process of becoming a student division of the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE).

For our first general meeting on October 20th at 7pm, we will be having a conversation with Dr. Robert Wirthlin about how systems engineering is changing automotive industries, the military, and academics. You don’t have to be a Systems Engineer to join us!

Check out our website: https://sites.google.com/mtu.edu/mtsea/home
Tune in for our first meeting: https://michigantech.zoom.us/j/82197730824
Let us know if you have questions: zjfriebe@mtu.edu

Enterprise Day- October 19, 2020

Interested in learning more about Enterprise at Michigan Tech? Thinking about joining Enterprise, but not sure which team is right for you?

Learn more by talking with program staff and students from various Enterprise teams, all in one place! Teams will meet in-person, spread out across various rooms in Fisher Hall, starting at 6pm, October 19, 2020. Teams will also have Zoom links available so interested students may join virtually.

Find more information on Enterprise Day and each team here: https://www.mtu.edu/enterprise/involved/enterprise-day/. For questions, please feel free to reach out to Bre Tucker, bctucker@mtu.edu.

Advertise with WMTU!

Is your student org looking for a way to break out of the mold of poster advertisements and email lists? Are table tents just not cutting it anymore? Want to reach all of campus, all at once?
WMTU has you covered! If you or your student org would like to advertise on the radio, it’s fast, easy, and best of all free!
Just send an email to wmtu-pr@mtu.edu, and we’ll get to work on boosting YOU with the 91.9 MHz frequency and our live stream. We’ll work with you to tailor the ads to your needs and even record them ourselves as requested.
So if you’ve been looking for a new way to say hey, consider giving WMTU a shot! As always, tune in at 91.9 FM, and wmtu.fm – Keep on rockin’!

Meet the Candidates for MI House District 110, Oct. 17

USG’s Political Affairs Committee wants to introduce you to the local people on the ballot. 2 of the 3 candidates for MI House District 110 want to talk to YOU on October 17 at the following times:
– Janet Metsa (D), 12:00-1:00 PM, Fisher 135
– Rick Sauermilch (G), 2:00-3:00 PM, Fisher 135
Come get to know the people who could be representing you! See the attached flyer for more info.
(USG and the Political Affairs Committee affirm free speech and pluralism. All candidates for MI House District 110 have been invited to speak at this event).

MDOS Town Hall, Voter Education Webinar, Oct. 15

The Michigan Department of State (MDOS) is doing a virtual tour of colleges and universities in Michigan to speak on and answer questions about voter registration, absentee ballots, and other important parts of making your voice heard in this upcoming election. 
Speakers from the MDOS are visiting MTU over Zoom on Oct. 15 from 4-5 PM. You can attend by going to: https://michigantech.zoom.us/j/86813354551 

Hope to see you there! For many, this is the last chance to talk to experts before the online voter registration deadline of October 19, so right now is the time that really counts! Check out the attached flyer for more info.

And the scavenger hunt beings NOW!!

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There are tons of sustainable gems hidden throughout Houghton and Hancock.  How many can YOU find?  
We are excited to invite you to participate in a month-long community scavenger hunt focused on finding sustainable features in our own neighborhood!  You will have until 11:59pm on October 18, 2020 to take photos with all of the items on our scavenger hunt list. 

Every 10 photos submitted to us will get you one entry into our prize drawing.  We will be awarding prize baskets to three winners filled with local products and gift cards to local businesses, valued at over $400.
Want more entries into our prize drawing? 

Be on the lookout for bonus tasks on the SDH Instagram/Facebook stories (@mtu.sdh) that will get you an extra entry into our drawing.  These will be time sensitive opportunities, so be ready!!

Please follow this link for the list of items, official rules, and the photo submission process.  We wish you the best of luck!!

Upcoming Intramural Events!


Sustainable Living Webinar Series

Since we are unable to open the MTU Sustainability Demonstration House (SDH) to the public this semester, we are bringing our house and all of its sustainable systems to you!  You are invited to join us for a series of webinars centered around various aspects of sustainable living:
Tuesday, October 20th at 6PM: Harnessing Solar Energy for Your Home & VehicleLearn how to size a solar array for your home!https://michigantech.zoom.us/j/81873803467
Wednesday, October 21st at 6PM: Bite Down on Emissions by Changing Your DietLearn how to save 700 kg of CO2 emissions per year by changing what you eat!https://michigantech.zoom.us/j/89733696370
Thursday, October 22nd at 6PM: Striving for a Zero-Waste LifestyleLearn practical steps to take to achieve a zero-waste lifestyle while saving $$$!https://michigantech.zoom.us/j/84239350917

Please see the attached flyer for more information and the Zoom webinar links!  You won’t want to miss out on these talks:View live demos of the MTU SDH sustainable systemsGain access to valuable tools & resourcesLearn practical and efficient ways to reduce your impact right nowPlease email sdh@mtu.edu with any questions or concerns.  We hope to see you there!

Husky Hour Events!

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Center for Student Mental Health and Well-being Upcoming Workshops

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Check out all of our workshops for the semester and sign up here: https://www.mtu.edu/well-being/programs/workshops/


The Student Scoop- October 7, 2020

Homecoming Continues!

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The theme for homecoming this year is a Happy Little Homecoming (Bob Ross Theme)!

If you missed out on the Homecoming Shirt Swap, that’s okay!  We still have shirts available!  Stop by Student Leadership & Involvement (MUB 112) with your donation and you can get a shirt! (while supplies last). Donate an item from the list or a minimum of $5 and get a 2020 Homecoming Shirt. The theme this year is A Happy Little Homecoming (Bob Ross theme).  You will want one of these amazing shirts in your collection.
All donations go to the Husky FAN Pantry.

The full schedule and rulebook can be found on our website and Involvement Link page.

Please send any questions to Rochelle at raspence@mtu.edu


Halloweekend Events!

Halloweekend: Virtual Escape Rooms. Friday, October 23rd from 7-9 pm

“Framed” is the theme of this escape room and this is your scenario:
Your friend has been convicted of brutally murdering his girlfriend. He was sentenced to Execution by Gas Chamber. In his final hour, he still maintains that he has been framed for the murder but no one will believe him. The person who set him up has planted a bomb to destroy all evidence of his innocence. Time is running out as the bomb is set to explode and the gas released to send your friend to his death. You and his closest friends are his last chance at survival. Do you have what it takes to diffuse the bomb, find a way to break into prison and disable the gas chamber before it activates? You are his last hope! Good Luck.
Grab some friends and see if you have what it takes to escape in time.
Check out our social media for more info on how to attend this event.

Halloweekend: CyberSleuth Murder Mystery. Friday, October 23rd from 9-10 pm

Can you solve this mystery?
Interact through live chat with fellow players and CyberSleuth’s live moderator while you pour over the QR clues that are regularly pushed to your mobile device. Just remember… TRUST NO ONE in this game, and whatever you do, don’t answer the door! Work to solve the crime, keep your answers to yourself, and there will only be one winner!
Check out our social media for more info on how to attend this event.

Halloweekend: Summoning Spirits. Saturday, October 24rd from 10-11 pm

Join SLI And MUB Board as we reach beyond the grave with an all-new show that will make you scream! Summoning Spirits is a séance-meets-magic show designed to get your adrenaline pumping with help from the other side. Written and performed by Peter Boie, one of the countries top touring college acts. He’s been featured on the hit tv show, “Penn & Teller Fool Us” and is a best selling magic inventor. Summoning Spirits brings to life old legends and haunted stories live on stage, for your delight … and fright. Peter combines freaky magic effects with masterful storytelling to create one of the most unique and spine-tingling experiences you will ever be a part of! 
Check out our social media for more info on how to attend this event.

3 Minute Thesis Competition 2020

The Graduate Student Government is pleased to announce this year’s Three Minute Thesis competition. The competition is being held on Thursday, November 5, 2020. Registration is now open, and will be closed Friday, October 23, 2020. Also, a training workshop for the participants will be provided Wednesday, October 28th, 2020. This competition offers a great opportunity for graduate students across the university to present their research to a general audience. Participants are required to present their research within three minutes, hence the name ‘Three Minute Thesis’. This contest is open to all graduate students at any stage/path of their graduate studies. They are not required to have a finished thesis, or even a proposal to present – even coursework track students can participate. Participants are judged on their communication and presentation skills while delivering their content in just three minutes with one static PowerPoint slide.

The 3MT competition was started by the University of Queensland, Australia in 2008. Success and the growing popularity of the competition spread the idea across more than 200 universities around the globe. The winner of the local Michigan Tech competition will earn the opportunity to present at the regional 3MT competition.

It is divided into two phases: preliminary rounds and a final round. Preliminary round will be held virtually. Format for the final round is yet to be determined. The winner and runners-up will receive cash prizes of $300 and $150 respectively. Additionally, a People’s Choice award will be given to a speaker selected by the event’s audience, with a cash prize of $100. GSG invites and encourages all graduate students to take advantage of this amazing competition.
For full event information and the registration link please visit http://gsg.mtu.edu/3mt.

Enterprise Day – October 19, 2020 – 6-8 pm

Interested in learning more about Enterprise at Michigan Tech? Thinking about joining Enterprise, but not sure which team is right for you?

Learn more by talking with program staff and students from various Enterprise teams, all in one place! Teams will meet in-person, spread out across various rooms in Fisher Hall, starting at 6pm, October 19, 2020. Teams will also have Zoom links available so interested students may join virtually.

Find more information on Enterprise Day and each team here: https://www.mtu.edu/enterprise/involved/enterprise-day/. For questions, please feel free to reach out to Bre Tucker, bctucker@mtu.edu.

Calling All Student Organizations!

Student Scoop Submission – activities@mtu.edu – Michigan Technological University Mail

The Lode, Michigan Tech’s student newspaper, is looking to do feature articles on the student organizations of Michigan Tech in the Pulse section of the paper.
Is your group doing something cool and noteworthy that you would like to share with others in the MTU community? Reach out to the Pulse Section Editor at madegnit@mtu.edu to schedule an interview.   

Upcoming Intramural Events!


“Celebrating Traditions. Creating Connections.”

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Are you a part of a student organization which has an idea that promotes student involvement on campus? The Alumni Board of Directors can help! The Student Initiative Support Program (SISP), financially supports initiatives that positively impact all students and support the alumni mission of “Celebrating Traditions. Creating Connections”. Check out https://www.mtu.edu/alumni/connect/contact/board/sponsorship/ for more information, and to apply. 

24 Hours of Reality: Countdown to the Future

Watch this video to learn more:  https://youtu.be/8bUQiP9CDgc

We are the newly-formed Climate Reality Campus Corps: Michigan Tech Chapter. The Climate Reality Project has branches on every continent except Antarctica, over 150 community chapters in cities and towns across the U.S. and over 30 campus corps chapters on college campuses. We are an official Campus Corps Chapter through Climate Reality and are working on becoming a registered student organization through Michigan Tech. We strive to educate the MTU community on the climate crisis and have a long-term goal of urging Michigan Tech to commit to 100% renewable electricity in addition to other campaigns related to climate action.  
In an event called 24 Hours of Reality: Countdown to the Future, hundreds of Climate Reality Leaders around the world will be giving presentations on the climate crisis between 4 pm Eastern time on Saturday, October 10th and 4 pm on Sunday, October 11th. Kendra Lachcik, a trained Climate Reality leader will be giving an hour-long virtual presentation over Zoom here at Michigan Tech on Saturday, October 10th at 6 pm. She will explain the science behind climate change, its impacts, the solutions, and how Michigan Tech fits into the bigger picture. The presentation is open to all Michigan Tech students, faculty, and staff as well as community members.

Here are several other important links:
Zoom link for presentation – https://michigantech.zoom.us/j/86012494204
Campus Corps interest form – tinyurl.com/mtucampuscorps 
More information about The Climate Reality Project – https://www.climaterealityproject.org/ 
More information about 24 Hours of Reality – https://www.24hoursofreality.org/ 

Husky Hour Events!

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Center for Student Mental Health and Well-being Upcoming Workshops

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Check out all of our workshops for the semester and sign up here: https://www.mtu.edu/well-being/programs/workshops/

The Student Scoop- September 30, 2020


HuskyLead: How to have Experiences Employers Look For

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What are companies looking for? Learn about what kind of involvement opportunities, extracurriculars, and leadership experience can benefit you during your job search. Attend this HuskyLead October 6th at 6 p.m. in MUB Ballroom A2.

Homecoming Registration closes TODAY at NOON!

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Homecoming Registration closes TODAY (Sept. 30) at NOON! Register HERE

The theme for homecoming this year is a Happy Little Homecoming (Bob Ross Theme)!

There is a mix of in-person, virtual, and hybrid events so all can take part. In-person events will require masks and social distancing.  The mandatory Team Captain meeting that must be attended by one member of your team is today, Wednesday, September 30 at 7 PM on Zoom.  Whoever registered your team will be sent a calendar invite. 

The full schedule and rulebook can be found on our website and Involvement Link page.

If you don’t have a team and still want to participate, check out these events: Shirt SwapTake and Paint, Trivia Night, and City Solve U!

Please send any questions to Rochelle at raspence@mtu.edu


RSO Re-registration and Training are due THIS FRIDAY!

RSO re-registration & training are due Friday, October 2nd at 5pm. This year, the process has been integrated into Involvement Link and you can find helpful instructions for locating and navigating your training here

Presidents, Vice Presidents, Secretaries, Treasurers, and Advisors of all Registered Student Organizations are required to participate in training. Additionally, Presidents are required to submit a re-registration in order to maintain their RSO’s active status. Instructions for completing re-registration can be found here

Please reach out to rso@mtuledu with any questions or visit the RSO Help Desk.


Submit your RSO to be featured on the Student Org Spotlight!

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Fill out this form to nominate your RSO to be featured on the Student Leadership & Involvement social media! Make sure you include any events coming up and any fun facts about your org.


MUB- Minute to Win it

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MUB board will be collaborating with the SLI office to bring the students
and homecoming teams the “Minute to Win it” event.

Students can put their skills to the test by trying to complete tasks in
under a minute. Prizes will be given away to the top 3 teams.

Homecoming teams will sign up through the homecoming form.
Student teams can sign up here: 
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScY3JhfVCUc36opEq9q4bVC2E–NO5Fvstjdl0TtEcjC85HkQ/viewform?usp=sf_link–
Follow us on Instagram and Facebook to keep up to date with our
latest events!

DIY Garden Globes

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Come pick up a make-and-take kit with an air plant and globe from the MUB Commons on October 1st from 6 – 8 pm!
Grab a bag and take all the materials home with you to make your DIY garden.
*While supplies last*

And the scavenger hunt beings NOW!!

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There are tons of sustainable gems hidden throughout Houghton and Hancock.  How many can YOU find?  
We are excited to invite you to participate in a month-long community scavenger hunt focused on finding sustainable features in our own neighborhood!  You will have until 11:59pm on October 18, 2020 to take photos with all of the items on our scavenger hunt list. 

Every 10 photos submitted to us will get you one entry into our prize drawing.  We will be awarding prize baskets to three winners filled with local products and gift cards to local businesses, valued at over $400.
Want more entries into our prize drawing? 

Be on the lookout for bonus tasks on the SDH Instagram/Facebook stories (@mtu.sdh) that will get you an extra entry into our drawing.  These will be time sensitive opportunities, so be ready!!

Please follow this link for the list of items, official rules, and the photo submission process.  We wish you the best of luck!!

The Importance of Community Discovery and Obligation: Strategies for Successful Project, Service Learning and Global Experiences

The Global and Community Engagement Conference (formerly D80) is a dialogue and celebration of our efforts to solve issues that confront the world’s poorest 80%. Traditionally, it’s a one-day conference featuring multiple in-person panels. This year, the conference will be delivered in multiple formats, including a lecture series, a Rozsa gallery exhibit, a walking tour, and a series of online interviews with changemakers around the Michigan Tech community.

This year’s theme is “The Pursuit of Social Equality and Representation,” and features keynote speaker Dr. Meghan L.E. Kirkwood. Kirkwood is an assistant professor of Visual Art at Washington University in St. Louis where she teaches photography. Kirkwood’s photography interests concentrate on landscape photography and the ways artistic representations of land help generate and sustain values and attitudes toward the natural environment. In tandem with her studio practice.

Student session: “The Importance of Community Discovery & Obligation: Strategies for Successful Project, Service Learning and Global Experiences,” to be held Wednesday, September 30, 2020 from 6-7 p.m.

When do you immerse yourself fully into a service learning project or global experience? When do you maintain a respectful distance? How do you respect the culture of the community you’re engaging with? This session is designed for student leaders who want to learn strategies to understanding their roles and thoughtfully prepare for engagement opportunities.   

Campus Lunch and Learn: “The Pursuit of Social Equity & Representation: Impacting Classroom and Student Engagement,” to be held Friday, October 2, 2020 from noon-1 p.m.

During a time of national and global uncertainty, it’s important to explore how our interactions with students impact their Michigan Tech experiences. Dr. Kirkwood will discuss the value of presenting diverse narratives while remaining mindful of the unique viewpoints of our students.
Learn more about the conference, or register for sessions with keynote Dr. Meghan Kirkwood
We hope to see you there,

The Global and Community Engagement Conference team

In collaboration with Visual and Performing Arts and the Pavlis Honors College/ D80 Conference, 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-Chavez-Parks Initiative.

Cyprus Info Session

Calling all Pre-Med students! Attend this virtual session to learn about University of Nicosia: Global Semesters Pre-Health study abroad programs in Cyprus. Registration required.
Thursday, October 1st, 4:00 pm EST, Zoom registration

“Celebrating Traditions. Creating Connections.”

Are you a part of a student organization which has an idea that promotes student involvement on campus? The Alumni Board of Directors can help! The Student Initiative Support Program (SISP), financially supports initiatives that positively impact all students and support the alumni mission of “Celebrating Traditions. Creating Connections”. Check out https://www.mtu.edu/alumni/connect/contact/board/sponsorship/ for more information, and to apply. 

Husky Hour Events!

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Center for Student Mental Health and Well-being Upcoming Workshops

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Check out all of our workshops for the semester and sign up here: https://www.mtu.edu/well-being/programs/workshops/

The Student Scoop- September 23, 2020

HuskyLead: Keep it Going

Overcome challenges in your organization and discover your “why” as a leader. Learn how to empower your members and become a confident leader. Join us for this HuskyLead September 26th at 6 p.m. in MUB Ballroom A2.

HuskyLead: How to have Experiences Employers Look For

What are companies looking for? Learn about what kind of involvement opportunities, extracurriculars, and leadership experience can benefit you during your job search. Attend this HuskyLead October 6th at 6 p.m. in MUB Ballroom A2.

Homecoming Registration is now open!

The theme for homecoming this year is a Happy Little Homecoming (Bob Ross Theme)!

There is a mix of in-person, virtual, and hybrid events so all can take part. In-person events will require masks and social distancing. 

Homecoming Team Registration: Register HERE

Registration closes September 30 at NOON. Even if your team only wants to participate in one event, you still need to register. 

There is a mandatory Team Captain meeting that must be attended by one member of your team on Wednesday, September 30 at 7 PM on Zoom.  Whoever registered your team will be sent a calendar invite. 

 The full schedule and rulebook can be found on our website and Involvement Link page.

Please send any questions to Rochelle at raspence@mtu.edu.


It’s time for RSO Re-registration and Training!

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From now until October 2nd at 5 pm, each Registered Student Organization must re-register in order to maintain active status. The president of each organization is required to complete the re-registration steps listed in Involvement Link and all officers and MTU advisors are required to participate in mandatory training. Instruction for completing your training can be found here and all questions may be directed to rso@mtu.edu.


Submit your RSO to be featured on the Student Org Spotlight!

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Fill out this form to nominate your RSO to be featured on the Student Leadership & Involvement social media! Make sure you include any events coming up and any fun facts about your org.


K-DAY 2020

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You have crossed over into the Involvement Zone… K-Day, short for Keweenaw Day, is our student organization fair and it’s an annual tradition at Michigan Tech. This is your opportunity to meet organizations and find out how you can get involved.

This year you can attend any of the in-person K-Day opportunities.  They are all taking place on campus! The final in-person K-Days is: Tuesday, September 29 1-3PM. For more information on when the in-person K-Days are and which organizations will be there, check out our website!   Please send questions to raspence@mtu.edu.


MUB- Minute to Win it

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MUB board will be collaborating with the SLI office to bring the students
and homecoming teams the “Minute to Win it” event.
Students can put their skills to the test by trying to complete tasks in
under a minute. Prizes will be given away to the top 3 teams.
Homecoming teams will sign up through the homecoming form.
Student teams can sign up here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScY3JhfVCUc36opEq9q4bVC2E–NO5Fvstjdl0TtEcjC85HkQ/viewform?usp=sf_link–
Follow us on Instagram and Facebook to keep up to date with our
latest events!

DIY Garden Globes

Come pick up a make-and-take kit with an air plant and globe from the MUB Commons on October 1st from 6 – 8 pm! Grab a bag and take all the materials home with you to make your DIY garden. *While supplies last*

SALE at Campus Store & University Images!


And the scavenger hunt beings NOW!!

There are tons of sustainable gems hidden throughout Houghton and Hancock.  How many can YOU find?  
We are excited to invite you to participate in a month-long community scavenger hunt focused on finding sustainable features in our own neighborhood!  You will have until 11:59pm on October 18, 2020 to take photos with all of the items on our scavenger hunt list.  Every 10 photos submitted to us will get you one entry into our prize drawing.  We will be awarding prize baskets to three winners filled with local products and gift cards to local businesses, valued at over $400.
Want more entries into our prize drawing?  Be on the lookout for bonus tasks on the SDH Instagram/Facebook stories (@mtu.sdh) that will get you an extra entry into our drawing.  These will be time sensitive opportunities, so be ready!!
Please follow this link for the list of items, official rules, and the photo submission process.  We wish you the best of luck!!

RSO Room Reservation Information

Due to the current Health & Safety level on campus and the ensure the safety of our students, faculty, and staff, many of our buildings have adjusted their options for room reservations this semester.

Memorial Union Building

  • Reservations are for the fall semester only
    • reserved on a first-come, first-served basis 
    • reservation requests for the spring semester will be accepted beginning on November 1, 2020
  • Ballroom is available after 6 p.m. Monday–Friday and on weekends during normal operating hours
    • offered up for student use as a quasi-classroom, Monday–Friday from 8 a.m.–5 p.m. for the fall semester when classes are in session
    • Weekdays – walls up separating Ballrooms A1, A2, and B with classroom seating only
    • Weekends – walls can be removed for use of the entire Ballroom with classroom seating only
  • Alumni Lounge will be offline for the fall semester to be utilized as a University testing site
  • Room capacities will be determined using approved capacity guidance
    • Capacities will vary depending on what is allowable for your event/activity type and the meeting room setup you require
    • Existing reservations will be assessed every week for reservations within 30 days, confirming that reservations are still in line with COVID-19 protocols
    • Any additional service staff that are part of your meeting (i.e. Catering or IT) will count toward your overall capacity
  • Rooms will be sanitized between scheduled events and in-room self-sanitizing stations will be available to users
  • Submit a room request here at least 72 hours (3 days) before your event.  If you need to request a room less than 72 hours ahead of time, please contact the Memorial Union at 906-487-2543 or reservations-l@mtu.edu.  
  • Room Setups – View standard setups for each room here. Custom setups are not available at this time.

Registrar – Academic Buildings and Classrooms

  • Classroom reservations for evenings and weekends are maintained in the Registrar’s Office.  You may submit your request using the online room reservation system.  
  • Room reservation requests must be submitted at least one day in advance to ensure Public Safety and Police Services and Energy Management are notified.
  • Registered Student Organizations must adhere to guidelines found here.
  • For all group meetings, the group size of 10 is in effect. Even though your room may hold more, your group must adhere to the size of 10. An option if you have more is to reserve another room or meet outside.
  • Reminder: Public Safety and Police Services is responsible for the locking of all University buildings. If you need after hours access to a building or room, or lock yourself out of your office, please call 487-2216.
  • Information: If you need to reserve equipment or need assistance in a classroom, please contact Information Technology-User Services at it-help@mtu.edu or call 487-1111. Any questions, call the Registrar’s Office at 487-2319.
  • Classrooms are cleaned daily, except weekends. Sanitize the areas where you sit and touch before and after use. Groups must maintain at least six feet of distance. Face coverings must be worn. Close windows, turn off lights, clean up, return room to order, and close the door when leaving. Be smart, do your part, and be responsible for your own safety.

Update on SDC Reservations for RSOs!

The SDC will resume reservations for Registered Student Organizations (RSOs) for the 2020-21 academic year on September 21. 

Updated guidelines on the SDC reservation process, requirements and procedures during COVID-19 will be released early next week. Michigan Tech is adhering to state and federal guidelines related to event size, public gatherings and health and safety protocols. Face coverings are required during athletic RSO practices and competitions.

Please note that in addition to the SDC’s COVID-19 guidelines, your plan must also meet the Student Leadership & Involvement Office’s RSO Consideration for Physical Activities and Club Sports During COVID-19.

All RSO reservations that have already been submitted to the SDC are being held. There is no need to submit another form at this time. We thank you for your patience and look forward to getting your group back to the SDC! 

Please hold your questions until you receive the guidelines next week. 

ResEd Spotlight Board Program

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We at ResEd have created the Spotlight Board Program which is designed to have student organizations come into the residence hall and decorate a bulletin board to introduce a learning opportunity. The board should be decorated with a given theme and content of your choosing as well as some information about your organization and how other students can get involved. Content can be anything from history/heritage month, awareness month, or any topic that your organization wants to spotlight.

If a student organization submits an idea, the residence hall councils will choose what they want to see in their environment. Submitting an idea does not guarantee your board will be picked for a certain month. For more information about this process you read up on the policy here: Spotlight Board Policy

To submit a idea to create a Spotlight Board Please fill out the following form (add form link here)  by Sept. 20th and if you need an example of a complete form here is one: Spotlight Board Form Example

Let’s Talk Times

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Need more information? Please reference our website, as the Zoom links are also available online. https://www.mtu.edu/well-being/programs/letstalk/

Husky Hour Events!


Center for Student Mental Health and Well-being Upcoming Workshops

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Check out all of our workshops for the semester and sign up here: https://www.mtu.edu/well-being/programs/workshops/

The Student Scoop- September 16, 2020

It’s time for RSO Re-registration and Training!

From now until October 2nd at 5 pm, each Registered Student Organization must re-register in order to maintain active status. The president of each organization is required to complete the re-registration steps listed in Involvement Link and all officers and MTU advisors are required to participate in mandatory training. Instruction for completing your training can be found here and all questions may be directed to rso@mtu.edu.


Submit your RSO to be featured on the Student Org Spotlight!

Fill out this form to nominate your RSO to be featured on the Student Leadership & Involvement social media! Make sure you include any events coming up and any fun facts about your org.


Sorority Recruitment!

It’s your last chance to sign up for Sorority Recruitment! Join Michigan Tech Sorority Life for a completely virtual recruitment process. Kick off is September 17th, so be sure to sign up beforehand. To sign up, use this link: https://mtu.mycampusdirector2.com/landing/


K-DAY 2020

You have crossed over into the Involvement Zone… K-Day, short for Keweenaw Day, is our student organization fair and it’s an annual tradition at Michigan Tech. This is your opportunity to meet organizations and find out how you can get involved.

This year you can attend any of the in-person K-Day opportunities.  They are all taking place on campus! The final three in-person K-Days are: Thursday, September 17 1-3PM, Monday, September 21 1-3PM, and Tuesday, September 29 1-3PM. For more information on when the in-person K-Days are and which organizations will be there, check out our website!   Please send questions to raspence@mtu.edu.


SWE’s Evening with Industry

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EWI is an annual event hosted by the Michigan Tech Society of Women Engineers the day before the Fall Career Fair. EWI provides a relaxed environment where students and corporate representatives can interact before the career fair.

The event is open to all Michigan Tech University students, who will have the opportunity to network with company representatives while learning about numerous and diverse companies and the internship, co-op, and full-time employment opportunities they offer. These employers target Michigan Tech in their recruiting efforts and are eager to meet and interact with top talented students.


MUB- Minute to Win it

MUB board will be collaborating with the SLI office to bring the students
and homecoming teams the “Minute to Win it” event.
Students can put their skills to the test by trying to complete tasks in
under a minute. Prizes will be given away to the top 3 teams.
Homecoming teams will sign up through the homecoming form.
Student teams can sign up here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScY3JhfVCUc36opEq9q4bVC2E–NO5Fvstjdl0TtEcjC85HkQ/viewform?usp=sf_link–
Follow us on Instagram and Facebook to keep up to date with our
latest events!

Upcoming Intramural Events!

Download

Register your team at – www.imleagues.com/MTU

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


RSO Room Reservation Information

Due to the current Health & Safety level on campus and the ensure the safety of our students, faculty, and staff, many of our buildings have adjusted their options for room reservations this semester.

Memorial Union Building

  • Reservations are for the fall semester only
    • reserved on a first-come, first-served basis 
    • reservation requests for the spring semester will be accepted beginning on November 1, 2020
  • Ballroom is available after 6 p.m. Monday–Friday and on weekends during normal operating hours
    • offered up for student use as a quasi-classroom, Monday–Friday from 8 a.m.–5 p.m. for the fall semester when classes are in session
    • Weekdays – walls up separating Ballrooms A1, A2, and B with classroom seating only
    • Weekends – walls can be removed for use of the entire Ballroom with classroom seating only
  • Alumni Lounge will be offline for the fall semester to be utilized as a University testing site
  • Room capacities will be determined using approved capacity guidance
    • Capacities will vary depending on what is allowable for your event/activity type and the meeting room setup you require
    • Existing reservations will be assessed every week for reservations within 30 days, confirming that reservations are still in line with COVID-19 protocols
    • Any additional service staff that are part of your meeting (i.e. Catering or IT) will count toward your overall capacity
  • Rooms will be sanitized between scheduled events and in-room self-sanitizing stations will be available to users
  • Submit a room request here at least 72 hours (3 days) before your event.  If you need to request a room less than 72 hours ahead of time, please contact the Memorial Union at 906-487-2543 or reservations-l@mtu.edu.  
  • Room Setups – View standard setups for each room here. Custom setups are not available at this time.

Registrar – Academic Buildings and Classrooms

  • Classroom reservations for evenings and weekends are maintained in the Registrar’s Office.  You may submit your request using the online room reservation system.  
  • Room reservation requests must be submitted at least one day in advance to ensure Public Safety and Police Services and Energy Management are notified.
  • Registered Student Organizations must adhere to guidelines found here.
  • For all group meetings, the group size of 10 is in effect. Even though your room may hold more, your group must adhere to the size of 10. An option if you have more is to reserve another room or meet outside.
  • Reminder: Public Safety and Police Services is responsible for the locking of all University buildings. If you need after hours access to a building or room, or lock yourself out of your office, please call 487-2216.
  • Information: If you need to reserve equipment or need assistance in a classroom, please contact Information Technology-User Services at it-help@mtu.edu or call 487-1111. Any questions, call the Registrar’s Office at 487-2319.
  • Classrooms are cleaned daily, except weekends. Sanitize the areas where you sit and touch before and after use. Groups must maintain at least six feet of distance. Face coverings must be worn. Close windows, turn off lights, clean up, return room to order, and close the door when leaving. Be smart, do your part, and be responsible for your own safety.

Please Take Care of Breakers

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The North Canal Township Park is what we call “Breakers.” Breakers is unique in that the beach was partly formed due to the result of local mining and is made up largely of stamp sand. Breakers is very popular for students at Michigan Tech – the drive out is nice and it seems like there’s always some group having a bonfire. But we must also be good stewards of the park. Here are a few tips to help us all continue to enjoy Breakers…

  • Pack it in, pack it out
  • Leave it better than you found it
  • Let the wildlife be
  • Be prepared
  • Think about your impact
  • Be courteous to others

Update on SDC Reservations for RSOs!

The SDC will resume reservations for Registered Student Organizations (RSOs) for the 2020-21 academic year on September 21. 

Updated guidelines on the SDC reservation process, requirements and procedures during COVID-19 will be released early next week. Michigan Tech is adhering to state and federal guidelines related to event size, public gatherings and health and safety protocols. Face coverings are required during athletic RSO practices and competitions.

Please note that in addition to the SDC’s COVID-19 guidelines, your plan must also meet the Student Leadership & Involvement Office’s RSO Consideration for Physical Activities and Club Sports During COVID-19.

All RSO reservations that have already been submitted to the SDC are being held. There is no need to submit another form at this time. We thank you for your patience and look forward to getting your group back to the SDC! 

Please hold your questions until you receive the guidelines next week. 

ResEd Spotlight Board Program

We at ResEd have created the Spotlight Board Program which is designed to have student organizations come into the residence hall and decorate a bulletin board to introduce a learning opportunity. The board should be decorated with a given theme and content of your choosing as well as some information about your organization and how other students can get involved. Content can be anything from history/heritage month, awareness month, or any topic that your organization wants to spotlight.

If a student organization submits an idea, the residence hall councils will choose what they want to see in their environment. Submitting an idea does not guarantee your board will be picked for a certain month. For more information about this process you read up on the policy here: Spotlight Board Policy

To submit a idea to create a Spotlight Board Please fill out the following form (add form link here)  by Sept. 20th and if you need an example of a complete form here is one: Spotlight Board Form Example

Let’s Talk Times

Need more information? Please reference our website, as the Zoom links are also available online. https://www.mtu.edu/well-being/programs/letstalk/

Husky Hour Events!

Link to Events Calendar for 9/16: https://events.mtu.edu/event/husky_hour-_exploring_the_keweenaw#.X2DOD2hKjcs 

Link to Events Calendar for 9/22: https://events.mtu.edu/event/husky_hour-_health_skills#.X2DOOmhKjcs 

Center for Student Mental Health and Well-being Upcoming Workshops

Check out all of our workshops for the semester and sign up here: https://www.mtu.edu/well-being/programs/workshops/


The Student Scoop- September 2, 2020

Snack Break?

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Come out on September 2nd at 1 pm to the MUB Circle and grab a snack with MUB Board and Student Leadership and Involvement! We will have Oreos, chips, fruit snacks, pretzels, granola bars, and other food goodies!

Recreation is now Hiring!

Recreation is now hiring lifeguards for the SDC pool!  You can apply at michigantechrecreation.com.  Send any questions to Annie at ambengry@mtu.edu or (906) 487-2995.

Michigan Tech Snapchat Takeovers

Do you want to raise awareness about your organization or event? Attract more members? Show others the great things you’re doing? University Marketing and Communications is looking for responsible, outgoing students, faculty, or staff willing to run a Snapchat Takeover.
University Snapchat Coordinator Megan Ross works with campus groups to organize awareness-raising Snapchat Takeovers targeted to current and future Huskies. With more than 2,500 followers, our Snapchat account is a great way to reach other students.
We’ve had students and groups run takeovers in other countries through IPS, promote Enterprise competitions with the Concrete Canoe team, share their work with Summer Youth Programs, show incoming students what the Residence Education and OTL teams are preparing, 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 one to three days where that person can highlight your organization or event. Then go online to check availability, fill out the request form and contract, and review our tips and tricks. Email socialnetwork@mtu.edu with any questions.

Calling All Student Organizations!

The Lode, Michigan Tech’s student newspaper, is looking to do feature articles on the student organizations of Michigan Tech in the Pulse section of the paper.
Is your group doing something cool and noteworthy that you would like to share with others in the MTU community? Reach out to the Pulse Section Editor at madegnit@mtu.edu to schedule an interview.

Intramural Registration is Now Open!


HuskyLead: How to Market Your College Experience to Employers

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Join us for our first HuskyLead of the semester.
How to Market Your College Experience to Employers will focus on how to market your involvement, both on your resumes and in conversation.
Being able to communicate the skills gained outside the classroom is key when companies are faced with many qualified candidates. 
This presentation is being held on Thursday, September 3 at 6:00 PM in the MUB Ballroom A2.


The Student Scoop – August 26, 2020

Night On The Lawn

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Join the MUB board on Wednesday, August 26th from 7-9pm on campus to celebrate the start to a great school year! We will have live music, snacks, artists, and games provided all over campus.  Follow us on Instagram and Facebook to keep up to date with our latest events. 


An Afternoon on the Town

On Saturday, August 29th starting at 10:00 AM the annual Welcome Week event, An Afternoon on the Town, will take place virtually. 
Students will engage with a virtual map to learn about local businesses and organizations to welcome new students and returning students prior to the fall semester. The virtual map can be found here.

There will be an opportunity for students to enter to win prizes by filling out the Prize Form before 3 p.m. on Saturday. The map will be accessible after the Prize Form closes.

“An Afternoon on the Town” is sponsored by Student Leadership and Involvement, Waino Wahtera Center for Student Success and Residence Education and Housing Services. 

Q&A with Jason Nash!

Saturday, August 29 at 10:00 PM virtual

https://michigantech.zoom.us/j/92624180944

Virtually hang out and ask questions of Jason Nash!

Jason Nash is a comedian and internet personality with 3 million subscribers on YouTube. He’s written and directed two feature films (“FML” and “Jason Nash is Married”), was a semi-finalist on “Last Comic Standing,” recently starred in his own Comedy Central series “Second Chances”, and is a co-host of the successful podcast VIEWS, which reaches over 1 million listeners per episode.


Snack Break?

Come out on September 2nd at 1 pm to the MUB Circle and grab a snack with MUB Board and Student Leadership and Involvement! We will have Oreos, chips, fruit snacks, pretzels, granola bars, and other food goodies!

Welcome Week Blood Drive

The need is constant. The gratification is instant. Give blood.
Currently, there is a critical need for blood donors, please join us in the Rozsa Lobby and donate blood on:

September 1, 11 AM – 5 PM
September 2, 10 AM – 4 PM
Our new location this year allows for social distancing while donating. We ask that everyone wear a mask and reserve your appointment slot ahead of time. You can reserve online at https://www.redcrossblood.org/give.html/drive-results?zipSponsor=49931. Please bring a photo ID with you.
Everyone who donates will receive a $5 Amazon Gift Card and a free t-shirt. All donations will be tested for COVID-19 antibodies. For more information go to: www.redcrossblood.org/ or email raspence@mtu.edu


HuskyLead: How to Market Your College Experience to Employers

Join us for our first HuskyLead of the semester.
How to Market Your College Experience to Employers will focus on how to market your involvement, both on your resumes and in conversation.
Being able to communicate the skills gained outside the classroom is key when companies are faced with many qualified candidates. 
This presentation is being held on Thursday, September 3 at 6:00 PM in the MUB Ballroom A2.

The Lode wants YOU!

Do you have experience with WordPress?
The Lode is looking for a student familiar with WordPress to edit our website for compensation.
Please reach out directly to cjmadish@mtu.edu or madegnit@mtu.edu for all inquiries.
Our website currently uses a Flex WordPress Theme by SNO. Check it out here: https://mtulode.com/ 

Intramural Sports

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Check out our imleagues.com/mtu page for all registration info and deadlines. Questions: Contact Craig Pellizzaro at crpelliz@mtu.edu or visit: www.michigantechrecreation.com/IM/index



Student News Briefs- August 21, 2020

Comedian Eric O’Shea

Saturday, August 22 at 9:00 PM

Rozsa and virtual! *Seating in the Rozsa is limited to 200 and will be on a first come basis. 

https://michigantech.zoom.us/j/96660143540

Get ready to witness not only a comedy show, but an EVENT! With over 10 million hits on YouTube, and being nominated 6-TIME Campus Activities Magazine’s “National Comedy Performer of the Year,” Eric O’Shea is one of the best!  As a veteran performer of over 1800 colleges and universities and countless clean corporate events, let Eric’s clean wit and priceless observations take you through your embarrassing childhood and hidden everyday moments that drive you insane!


Night On The Lawn

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Join the MUB board on Wednesday, August 26th from 7-9pm on campus to celebrate the start to a great school year! We will have live music, snacks, artists, and games provided all over campus.  Follow us on Instagram and Facebook to keep up to date with our latest events. 


Q&A with Jason Nash!

Saturday, August 29 at 10:00 PM virtual

https://michigantech.zoom.us/j/92624180944

Virtually hang out and ask questions of Jason Nash!

Jason Nash is a comedian and internet personality with 3 million subscribers on YouTube. He’s written and directed two feature films (“FML” and “Jason Nash is Married”), was a semi-finalist on “Last Comic Standing,” recently starred in his own Comedy Central series “Second Chances”, and is a co-host of the successful podcast VIEWS, which reaches over 1 million listeners per episode.


Snack Break?

Come out on September 2nd at 1 pm to the MUB Circle and grab a snack with MUB Board and Student Leadership and Involvement! We will have Oreos, chips, fruit snacks, pretzels, granola bars, and other food goodies!

Welcome Week Blood Drive

The need is constant. The gratification is instant. Give blood.
Currently, there is a critical need for blood donors, please join us in the Rozsa Lobby and donate blood on:

September 1, 11 AM – 5 PM
September 2, 10 AM – 4 PM
Our new location this year allows for social distancing while donating. We ask that everyone wear a mask and reserve your appointment slot ahead of time. You can reserve online at https://www.redcrossblood.org/give.html/drive-results?zipSponsor=49931. Please bring a photo ID with you.
Everyone who donates will receive a $5 Amazon Gift Card and a free t-shirt. All donations will be tested for COVID-19 antibodies. For more information go to: www.redcrossblood.org/ or email raspence@mtu.edu


Covid-19 Course For Students

Given the amount of misinformation out there and the impact of COVID-19 on our students lives and therefore their potential interest in the topic, we have developed a 1-credit ‘town hall’ style course for this fall on COVID-19 (UN 3990 COVID-10 Impact & Response). The course is remote, offered on Thursday evenings. Each week 2-4 guests will give a short talk on related topics and then we will have a moderated Q&A period. The topics will cover diverse aspects of the virus and the impacts on our communities and populations. Speakers will include faculty, public health professionals, community experts, and local clinicians. 


Intramural Sports

JOIN TODAY!

Download

Check out our imleagues.com/mtu page for all registration info and deadlines. Questions: Contact Craig Pellizzaro at crpelliz@mtu.edu or visit: www.michigantechrecreation.com/IM/index



Student News Brief Update!

The Student News Brief, a weekly electronic publication sent out to all current students is getting an update that includes a new name!  The Student News Brief will now be The Student Scoop and will be sent out weekly on Wednesday mornings.  The Student Scoop provides an opportunity for Registered Student Organizations to submit events, fundraisers, and reminders that are focused on students and student events.

The changes will begin next week, August 26 and all submissions for The Student Scoop should be sent in by noon on Tuesday to be published in that week’s blog. To submit a Student News Brief article, please email activities@mtu.edu. Please include your article and feel free to attach an image – either a JPG or PNG (MAX size 2MB) if you have one.