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The Student Scoop- April 7, 2021

Late Night Programming Presents:

The Freedom to be Yourself

This session is an honest, no-offense-taken, collaborative conversation between the facilitators and participants about the reality of diversity in this country, in higher education, and on a personal level. As much as this conversation is about diversity, it’s also about being a leader, stepping outside of our own comfort zones to understand others, and knowing when to lead others to a higher level. It’s about how we can all get the most from our relationships and achieve what we want collectively. It’s for student organizations, advisors, grad students, and undergraduates. It’s for all of us.

The event starts at 8:30 PM on Zoom!

Pixar Trivia Night

Late Night is hosting a trivia night!  The theme is Pixar trivia.  All are welcome!  Students are eligible to win a $25 gift card! Download Kahoot! ahead of time to play and join us on Zoom at 7:00 PM!


Conversation on Understanding Racism and Racial Justice in the US

Please join us for an interactive conversation about racism and racial justice in the United States on April 8th, 2021 at 3:30 pm. Please register in advance for this meeting:
https://michigantech.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMsf-qvrj8rG9JRFNg4UnbDWRaj1XdzZZI2

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
We suggest watching the movie 13TH (free on Youtube and Netflix) in advance and come ready to discuss. 
The facilitators will be Dr. Angie Carter (Social Science Department), Christopher Sanders (Center for Diversity and Inclusion), and Dr. Mayra Morgan (International Programs and Services).


TKE Skribbl.io Night

On Wednesday, April 8th at 7:00pm join the brothers of Tau Kappa Epsilon for the afternoon to play skribbl.io. Skribbl.io is a multiplayer drawing and guessing game in which every round someone has to draw their chosen word and others have to guess it to gain points!
We hope to see you and your friends there! To learn more about TKE and our mission: http://tkemulambda.com/
To attend use the zoom link: Click Here
Meeting ID: 985 7346 4642 Passcode: XzqX8f  


MUB Board Presents:

Virtual Magic Show with Trent James

Join the online spectacle for a stress reliever on April 9 at 9PM for an amusing, thrilling, and spectacular virtual magic show with award-winning magician, Trent James!

Follow this link to register and attend! 

Drive-in Movie Night

Grab your pillows, blankets, friends, and popcorn and join in at the Hamar House parking lot for a drive-in style movie night on Saturday, April 17. 

Relax before finals and watch Ferris Bueller’s Day Off with us!

The show begins at 9PM sharp! Don’t forget your popcorn!!


Raphael Xavier
Sassafrazz: From Roots to Mastery

A portrait of Raphael Xavier dancing. Photo Credit: Pentacle

World-renowned hip-hop and breakdance artist Raphael Xavier will begin his virtual residence at Michigan Tech on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. with an exploration of the ways maturity can alter both performer and performance in dance and jazz. 

“Raphael Xavier: Behind the Scenes of Sassafrazz, From Roots to Mastery” is the first in the series of virtual performances and events for the community. “Sassafrazz,” originally intended to be seen live before the pandemic, is a 20-year exploration of the life of a breakdancer and explores birth, life and death through three breaking styles: top rock, footwork and ground text.

What: Raphael Xavier: Behind the Scenes of Sassafrazz: From Roots to Mastery
When: Thursday, April 8, 2021, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Virtual event
Registration: https://www.mtu.edu/Rozsa/

What: Raphael Xavier: Creative Jam Session With Music by Michigan Tech Students
When: Tuesday, April 13, 2021, noon-1 p.m.
Where: Virtual event
Registration: https://www.mtu.edu/Rozsa/

Both the Thursday and April 13 performances are open to the public. Registration for the livestream can be completed at the Rozsa Center website.


The Lode’s 100-Year Anniversary Celebration

Join the Lode for our virtual 100-Year Anniversary Banquet on Friday, April 9 at 6 p.m.

We would not be here today without alumni, readers, and the support of staff. While we are restricted to Zoom, this allows us to invite many more people!

We will begin the celebration with a history of The Lode, then move on to introductions of the current staff. After this, we would like to hear about your experience with The Lode, fun memories, and any other comments you’d like to share.

Those who register will be entered into a raffle to win a Lode hat! We will be picking two winners.

Register here or click here for more information.


Featured this Week in the Michigan Tech Lode:

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Update your non-payroll deposit now!
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Join the Lode for a centennial celebration April 9
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Houghton: the perfect walking town
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Brood X: the comeback story of the year
Is COVID-19 just a severe flu?
Check out our website to see past articles and more!

Do you enjoy writing, editing, photography or graphic design? We are currently in need of new individuals to join our staff! We meet weekly on Wednesdays and publish the same night on our website. Eventually, we will be returning to print publishing as well. We are a dedicated and fun group of individuals who enjoy representing campus life through news. Email us at lodesubmit@mtu.edu and find out how you can join the Lode!


Center for Student Mental Health and Well-being Upcoming Workshops

Interested in other workshops or groups from the Center for Student Mental Health & Well-being? Check them out here: 
Workshops: click here
Groups: click here


WMTU Presents:
Greta Van Fleet
The Battle at Garden’s Gate

Join WMTU for the release of Greta Van Fleet’s second studio album “The Battle at Garden’s Gate” when it is released on April 16th, 2021. Greta Van Fleet is a critically acclaimed contemporary American rock band from Frankenmuth, Michigan. You may know them from their hit songs “Highway Tune”, “Black Smoke Rising”, and “Safari Song”. Come listen to and discuss the album with your favorite college radio station, WMTU!
Zoom Link: https://michigantech.zoom.us/j/88217028646


Earth Day Special Dinner

Brought to you by the MTU Sustainability Demonstration House and McNair dining hall: Please join us for the first ever EARTH DAY SPECIAL DINNER on Thursday 4/22! The dinner will take place in McNair Dining Hall from 4 – 7PM on Earth Day (4/22).  Both on- and off-campus students are welcome to join!

  • 90% of the food options will be fully plant-based.
  • All waste will be diverted from the landfill.
  • Compostable utensils and containers will be provided.

Please refer to the flyer for our menu options!  If you do not live on campus or do not have a meal plan, single meal passes can be purchased for this dinner at the McNair front desk for $12.95.



The Student Scoop- March 31, 2021

Late Night Programming Presents:

Zero Shades of Gray

On Wednesday, March 31st at 6:30 PM join us for the perfect blend of education and empowerment for Title IX compliance and sexual assault prevention.  Zero Shades of Gray helps students understand that this isn’t a victim problem, it’s a problem on all levels. Check out more HERE

To attend use the zoom link

We hope to see you and your friends there! This will be an empowering start to Sexual Assault Awareness Month. For other events and resources, please check out the Title IX website

Decorate cookies with Drag Queen Plenty O’ Smiles

Come decorate cookies with Drag Queen, Plenty O’ Smiles at 6:00 PM! Participants will receive all supplies (including icing and cookies!) and instruction from Plenty O’ Smiles on Zoom. Quantities are limited so don’t miss out!

Sponsored by Late Night Programming and Husky Hobbies.

Kits are available for pickup in MUB 112 starting Tuesday, March 30 at 10 AM and are on a first-come basis. 

The Freedom to be Yourself

This session is an honest, no-offense-taken, collaborative conversation between the facilitators and participants about the reality of diversity in this country, in higher education, and on a personal level. As much as this conversation is about diversity, it’s also about being a leader, stepping outside of our own comfort zones to understand others, and knowing when to lead others to a higher level. It’s about how we can all get the most from our relationships and achieve what we want collectively. It’s for student organizations, advisors, grad students, and undergraduates. It’s for all of us.

The event starts at 8:30 PM on Zoom!

Pixar Trivia Night

Late Night is hosting a trivia night!  The theme is Pixar trivia.  All are welcome!  Students are eligible to win a $25 gift card! Download Kahoot! ahead of time to play and join us on Zoom at 7:00 PM!


Featured this week in the Michigan Tech Lode

News 
This week in history
USG petition to reimplement pass/fail
KYCA Line 3 protest at Houghton’s Veterans Park
Pulse
For the love of fruit: become a tree caretaker!
Five ways you can enjoy spring in the Copper Country
Opinion
April showers bring May flowers: support your local farms!
Why my cat Ozzy is my best friend
Tech
Global warming and its effects on ecosystems
How do the different COVID-19 vaccines compare?

Check out our website to see past articles and more!

Do you enjoy writing, editing, photography or graphic design? We are currently in need of new individuals to join our staff! We meet weekly on Wednesdays and publish the same night on our website. Eventually, we will be returning to print publishing as well. We are a dedicated and fun group of individuals who enjoy representing campus life through news. Email us at lodesubmit@mtu.edu and find out how you can join the Lode!


HuskyLead: Keeping in Touch Over the Summer

Do you want to start the Fall semester with a plan and ready to go? Keeping connected with your organization members over the summer can help you accomplish just that. Attend this HuskyLead to learn best practices on how to stay in touch and make a plan for a successful future. Join us at 5:00 PM on Zoom.


Virtual Magic Show with Trent James

Join the online spectacle for a stress reliever on April 9 at 9PM for an amusing, thrilling, and spectacular virtual magic show with award-winning magician, Trent James!

Follow this link to register and attend! 


Mr. Lid is Here!

CPM’s Reusable container program, with the help of Sussex IM, has officially launched in the MUB’s North Coast Grill and Deli. Students who are interested in helping the planet and receiving a discount on their purchases can learn more here.


Center for Student Mental Health and Well-being Upcoming Workshops

Interested in other workshops or groups from the Center for Student Mental Health & Well-being? Check them out here: 
Workshops: click here
Groups: click here


Understanding Racism and Racial Justice in the US

Please join us for an interactive conversation about racism and racial justice in the United States on April 8th, 2021 at 3:30 pm. Please register in advance for this meeting:
https://michigantech.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMsf-qvrj8rG9JRFNg4UnbDWRaj1XdzZZI2

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
We suggest watching the movie 13TH (free on Youtube and Netflix) in advance and come ready to discuss. 
The facilitators will be Dr. Angie Carter (Social Science Department), Christopher Sanders (Center for Diversity and Inclusion), and Dr. Mayra Morgan (International Programs and Services). 


Campus Store Customer Appreciation Sale

Although the forecast isn’t showing it, Spring has sprung and it’s once again time for the Michigan Tech Campus Store and University Images Customer Appreciation Sale on Friday, April 9, 2021. Visit us in person or at our website at Bookstore.mtu.edu. All Michigan Tech branded apparel and souvenirs are 25% off. Curbside pick-up is available at University Images: order online, at check out choose in-store pick-up, and we’ll contact you when your order is ready! Covid protocols are in place and followed in-store. The Campus Store and University Images will be open from 8am to 5pm.  Friday, April 9, 2021 the Campus Store and University Images Customer Appreciation Sale. 

Email campusstore@mtu.edu to sign up for Husky Deals and receive emails on sales and new merchandise.


Join the Broomball Committee


The Student Scoop – March 24, 2021

Featured this week in the Michigan Tech Lode

News 
This week in history
COVID vaccines coming to the Keweenaw
Upcoming fall semester will be in-person
Pulse
Margaret Waters: the Lode’s first female editor-in-chief
St. Patrick’s Day has arrived!
Opinion
Why this pandemic has felt so weird
Learning brick tricks from a professional artist
Check out our website to see past articles and more!

Do you enjoy writing, editing, photography or graphic design? We are currently in need of new individuals to join our staff! We meet weekly on Wednesdays and publish the same night on our website. Eventually, we will be returning to print publishing as well. We are a dedicated and fun group of individuals who enjoy representing campus life through news. Email us at lodesubmit@mtu.edu and find out how you can join the Lode!


SIS Bra Show 2021: Ancient Greece

Join the Society of Intellectual Sisters (SIS) as they host their annual bra show to raise money for the National Breast Cancer Foundation. Bras are designed by the Michigan Tech community and modeled at the Bra Show Event. This year the Bras will be displayed in the Library Exhibit Space March 22-26 and there will be a finale event on zoom March 26 at 7 PM


Upcoming Intramural Events


African Students Organization (ASO) Night 2021

It’s another time of the year to celebrate the African culture with the MTU community. The African Students Organization (ASO) is glad to inform and cordially invite you to this year’s fun filled program to mark our yearly ASO night celebration. We shall be having poem presentations, cultural display, exhibitions, gele tying (head gear) competition, etc.

This event will be held on Saturday, Mar 27th from 6-8 pm over zoom.
Please note: the password for this event is asomtu

If you’d like to participate in the activities, please fill out this form.


Late Night Programming Presents:

General Trivia Night

Join Late Night Programming for a fun evening of general trivia! All are welcome to participate. You will need Kahoot! to play.
Students are eligible to win a prize! There’s a $25 gift card on the line, so come ready to drop some knowledge! 

Use this link to attend:
https://michigantech.zoom.us/j/87389435427

Decorate cookies with Drag Queen Plenty O’ Smiles

Come decorate cookies with Drag Queen Plenty O’ Smiles at 6 pm on Thursday, April 1st! Participants will receive all supplies (including icing and cookies!) and instruction from Plenty O’ Smiles on Zoom. Quantities are limited so don’t miss out!

Zero Shades of Gray

On Wednesday, March 31st join us for the “perfect blend” of education and empowerment for Title IX compliance and sexual assault prevention in the event Zero Shades of Gray helps students understand that this isn’t a victim problem, it’s a problem on all levels. Check out more on their site.


Center for Student Mental Health and Well-being Upcoming Workshops

Interested in other workshops or groups from the Center for Student Mental Health & Well-being? Check them out here: 
Workshops: click here
Groups: click here


Art Night

Wednesday, March 24, 7-9pm, MUB Ballroom

Want to show off your creative side – or lack thereof?
Stop by ART NIGHT to meet new people, make fun art, and show your support for mental health awareness.

This Wednesday in the MUB Ballroom from 7-9pm – come and go as you please!  Space is limited, supplies will be provided.  Social distancing and masks required.  If you are unable to join us in person – hop on our zoom call to get creative virtually.

click here for the zoom link

#seizetheawkward #mentalhealthmatters
Hosted by Order of Omega, Interfraternity Council, and Panhellenic Council

Walk out of Darkness

Walk in support of mental health.  Walk in support of your friends and family.  Walk in support of seize the awkward.  Walk in support of yourself.

No matter your reason, head to the MacInnes Ice Arena on Thursday night anytime between 7-9 pm to walk out of darkness.  

Mental health resources will be available, as well as student leaders, and community advocates. Bring your ID to tap for raffle prizes.  Social distancing and masks are required at all times.

#seizetheawkward #mentalhealthmatters
Hosted by Order of Omega, Interfraternity Council, and Panhellenic Council


Adult Huskies Tennis Lessons

Improve your game! Sign up today for the next session of Adult Huskies Tennis Lessons!

  • April 5 – May 12
  • Mondays, Wednesdays (or both!), 7-8pm
  • Gates Tennis Center
  • Open to ages 17 & up
  • Cost 6-week session (1 day/week) $75

Registration closes April 3. Private lessons are also available.

Canterbury House Food Pantry

Let us help you alleviate the burden of purchasing food. We offer COVID safe pick-up and delivery of groceries and toiletries to the Michigan Tech Community in the Houghton and Hancock area. To place an order, fill out the Google Form at any time. Once an order has been placed, we will reach out to arrange a time for pick-up or delivery. Graphic: attached


Want to participate in a study?

A research study being conducted in the Department of Kinesiology and Integrative Physiology at Michigan Tech is currently recruiting healthy individuals that are 18 to 40 years old. This study is looking into the effects of fasting on the cardiovascular system. Participants will be asked to visit the lab 3 times over four weeks (3.5 hour total time commitment), and will be asked to complete two 24-hour water-only fasts during each of the four weeks. Additionally, participants will be compensated and provided information about their body composition and cardiovascular health. If you are interested in learning more about this research study and to see if you are eligible to participate, then please either contact Steven Stelly (spstelly@mtu.edu) or provide your information for us to contact you at this link. Furthermore, please know that we are employing an abundance of precaution to mitigate any risks associated with the current COVID-19 pandemic.


EMS Info Session

Are you interested in becoming an EMT? Do you have a desire to serve your community, learn important life skills, and become part of our emergency response family? Stop by Wads Annex (G11W) on March 19th or the 30th to learn more about Tech EMS and the EMT class. Please arrive early as room capacity is limited. Questions can be emailed to ems@mtu.edu


The Student Scoop – March 17, 2021

USG Political Trivia Night

USG’s Political Affairs Committee is hosting a Political Trivia Night on March 18, 6-7 PM EDT over Zoom. If you like politics and history, join us and you could win up to $40 in prize money!


Late Night Programming Presents:

General Trivia Night

Join Late Night Programming for a fun evening of general trivia! All are welcome to participate. You will need Kahoot! to play.
Students are eligible to win a prize! There’s a $25 gift card on the line, so come ready to drop some knowledge! 

Use this link to attend:
https://michigantech.zoom.us/j/87389435427

Decorate cookies with Drag Queen Plenty O’ Smiles

Come decorate cookies with Drag Queen Plenty O’ Smiles at 6 pm on Thursday, April 1st! Participants will receive all supplies (including icing and cookies!) and instruction from Plenty O’ Smiles on Zoom. Quantities are limited so don’t miss out!
Sponsored by Late Night Programming and Husky Hobbies.

Register with the link below to reserve your cookie decorating kit  
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeY0KFXTbshDOan_06DTdszISuzEsafa_FLMTEquivfJrbB8w/viewform?usp=sf_link

Zero Shades of Gray

On Wednesday, March 31st join us for the “perfect blend” of education and empowerment for Title IX compliance and sexual assault prevention in the event Zero Shades of Gray helps students understand that this isn’t a victim problem, it’s a problem on all levels. Check out more on their site.

Use this link to attend:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/377193732?pwd=akd6Y3h3SVM0cjdZOHE1eFdsVEtDZz09


Attend Catalyst by Leadershape

Attend LeaderShapes’s Catalyst! – a one-day program focused on learning and developing an authentic path! Start something extraordinary! 
Catalyst will take place in person on Saturday, April 10 from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM in the MUB Ballroom.  And fun activities, giveaways, and more will be provided! For more information CLICK HERE.

You will be considering powerful questions that move you towards action:

  • Am I on the right path?
  • Who do I want to be?
  • How can I connect with other like-minded individuals?

APPLY HERE by Friday, April 2 at Noon. Participants are asked to pay a $50 deposit that will be returned to them at the end of the event. If you have concerns about the deposit, please let us know.

Questions can be directed to Beka Horsch at rmhorsch@mtu.edu.


Nominate 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. This is a great way to get the word out about your organization and highlight your accomplishments.


SDC Fitness Center Updated Hours

Beginning Monday, March 15, the SDC Fitness Center will have updated hours of operation. For details, visit SDC Fitness Center Hours.


OAP Kayak Safety Clinic March 24

Are you dreaming of summer and those wonderful paddling months? We can’t get you out on the open water, but we can help you work on your skills in the pool! Sign up now for the OAP Kayak Safety Clinics and refine those skills to keep you safe on the water. We try to meet each participant at their level and encourage them to challenge themselves. Topics covered include kayak re-entry, de-watering your kayak, and wet exits. Focus will be on practice and improving technique; the more you do it the better you will get! All equipment will be provided including PFD’s, kayaks, paddle, and paddle floats. Appropriate swimwear required. We will be in the water between 4-9 feet deep, with lifeguards on duty during the event.

  • March 24
  • April 21

8:00-10:00pm, in the SDC Lap Pool.
No kayaking experience necessary. Must be at least 8 years old and able to swim at least 15 yards unassisted. A parent must be present for participants under age 14.
Michigan Tech Students FreeSDC Members $5/clinicGeneral Public $10/clinic
Visit OAP Kayak Safety Clinics for more information or to register.


EMS Info Session

Are you interested in becoming an EMT? Do you have a desire to serve your community, learn important life skills, and become part of our emergency response family? Stop by Wads Annex (G11W) on March 19th or the 30th to learn more about Tech EMS and the EMT class. Please arrive early as room capacity is limited. Questions can be emailed to ems@mtu.edu


SDH Event: Looking for an Excuse to Eat Out?

How Sustainable Are the Restaurants in the Keweenaw?
The MTU Sustainability Demonstration House and Students for Sustainability are on a mission to find the most sustainable restaurant in the Keweenaw and we need your help!  Fill out this Google Form every time you dine-in or order takeout at a local restaurant in the Keweenaw to rate the sustainability of your experience.Questions?  Email sdh@mtu.edu.  


Center for Student Mental Health and Well-being Upcoming Workshops

Interested in other workshops or groups from the Center for Student Mental Health & Well-being? Check them out here: 
Workshops: click here
Groups: click here


Upcoming Intramural Event


SIS Bra Show 2021: Ancient Greece

Join the Society of Intellectual Sisters (SIS) as they host their annual bra show to raise money for the National Breast Cancer Foundation. Bras are designed by the Michigan Tech community and modeled at the Bra Show Event. This year the Bras will be displayed in the Library Exhibit Space March 22-26 and there will be a finale event on zoom March 26 at 7 PM


African Students Organization (ASO) Night 2021

It’s another time of the year to celebrate the African culture with the MTU community. The African Students Organization (ASO) is glad to inform and cordially invite you to this year’s fun filled program to mark our yearly ASO night celebration. We shall be having poem presentations, cultural display, exhibitions, gele tying (head gear) competition, etc.

This event will be held on Saturday, Mar 27th from 6-8 pm over zoom.
Please note: the password for this event is asomtu

If you’d like to participate in the activities, please fill out this form.


MUB Board Presents: MUB Grub

Come stop by our table on Walker Lawn on April 6th from 6-8 pm to pick up a free food to-go box! They will be summer themed foods with vegetarian box options! Follow us on Instagram and Facebook to keep up to date with our latest events.



The Student Scoop – March 10, 2021


Featured this week in the Michigan Tech Lode

News 
This week in history
Pulse
SDH and SFS launch Keweenaw Restaurant Sustainability Initiative
Explore the Copper Country’s history with a trip to the Calumet Theatre!
Opinion
Inadequate reaction to increasing need: The distressing and depressing lack of funding for MTU’s counseling services
Where is home? For me, it’s complicated
Tech
March in chemistry
Check out our website to see past articles and more!

Do you enjoy writing, editing, photography or graphic design? We are currently in need of new individuals to join our staff! We meet weekly on Wednesdays and publish the same night on our website. Eventually, we will be returning to print publishing as well. We are a dedicated and fun group of individuals who enjoy representing campus life through news. Email us at lodesubmit@mtu.edu and find out how you can join the Lode!


Nominate 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. This is a great way to get the word out about your organization and highlight your accomplishments.


USG Political Trivia Night

USG’s Political Affairs Committee is hosting a Political Trivia Night on March 18, 6-7 PM EDT over Zoom. If you like politics and history, join us and you could win up to $40 in prize money!


SDH Event: Looking for an Excuse to Eat Out?

How Sustainable Are the Restaurants in the Keweenaw?
The MTU Sustainability Demonstration House and Students for Sustainability are on a mission to find the most sustainable restaurant in the Keweenaw and we need your help!  Fill out this Google Form every time you dine-in or order takeout at a local restaurant in the Keweenaw to rate the sustainability of your experience.Questions?  Email sdh@mtu.edu.  


GSG Childcare Support Community Survey

Are you part of the Michigan Tech community?  Are you currently caring for children?  If you said yes to both of these questions then we want your input!  The GSG Childcare Support Committee has developed a survey to help us better understand the current resources and needs of those within the Michigan Tech community who are caring for children so that we can target recommendations just for people like you. Thank you!


Michigan Concealed Pistol License Courses (CPL)

Registration is open for two Michigan Concealed Pistol License (CPL) courses Saturday, March 20 and Saturday, April 10 at the SDC. This is the premier course in the state of Michigan. The Michigan Coalition of Responsible Gun Owners (MCRGO) course covers what you need to carry a loaded weapon safely in open spaces. Rental equipment is available for an additional fee. Students receive a copy of the course material on the day of class. Must be 20 years or older, no experience necessary. Class size is limited.

Cost$150/person (w/own equipment)$185/person (w/rental equipment 9 mm pistol) Visit Michigan CPL Course for more information.


The Student Scoop – March 3, 2021

Featured this week in the Michigan Tech Lode

News 
This week in history
Pulse
Dive into the magical world of Dungeons and Dragons with MUB Board
Cure cabin fever and Zoom fatigue with Husky Hobbies!
Opinion
Keweenaw sunsets: a treasure I cherish
CAUTION: Online help sites are risky (Outside Submission & Lode Staff Response) 
Tech
Get involved: sustainability and Michigan Tech
Check out our website to see past articles and more!

Do you enjoy writing, editing, photography or graphic design? We are currently in need of new individuals to join our staff! We meet weekly on Wednesdays and publish the same night on our website. Eventually, we will be returning to print publishing as well. We are a dedicated and fun group of individuals who enjoy representing campus life through news. Email us at lodesubmit@mtu.edu and find out how you can join the Lode!

OAP Evening Snowshoe Hike

Join the Outdoor Adventure Program for an evening snowshoe hike at Pilgrim Community Forest Thursday, March 4, 6-9pm. Open to all ages. Snowshoes are provided, and limited transportation is available. Parents must accompany participants under age 14 or anyone under 18 using OAP transportation. Michigan Tech Students $5, General Public $10. Registration closes March 3.
For more information or to register, visit OAP Evening Snowshoe Hikes.

MUB Board Upcoming Events

Stop by the MUB Commons from 6-7 PM on March 19th to pick up your painting kit and charcuterie board to-go box while supplies last! Then hop on zoom from 7:30-9 PM to join the instructor led painting class! The zoom link will be posted on Involvement Link, Facebook, and passed out at the event! Follow us on Instagram and Facebook to keep up to date with our latest events.

Nominate 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. This is a great way to get the word out about your organization and highlight your accomplishments.

Once in a Decade: Vote on USG Constitution Revisions

The USG will, in the remaining part of the academic year, be revising the USG constitution. In order to make changes to the USG’s constitution, we must collect a vote of the undergraduate student population. Voting is an opportunity to engage in a process that can greatly impact student organizations. If you would like to, please cast your vote at the following link: https://www.involvement.mtu.edu/submitter/election/start/466840

The USG is proposing 6 major revisions, along with 4 minor changes. The major changes revolve around holding the USG to a high ethical standard, reworking certain positions, and supporting the needs of USG members and their constituents. The minor changes are being proposed in order to perform general upkeep on the USG Constitution and improve the language of operation for the body.

If you would like to view the full rationale for each proposed revision, it is available here.

Become a Part of Michigan Tech EMS

Are you interested in becoming an EMT? Do you have a desire to serve your community, learn important life skills, and become part of our emergency response family? Stop by Wads Annex (G11W) on March 19th or the 30th to learn more about Tech EMS and the EMT class. Please arrive early as room capacity is limited. Questions can be emailed to ems@mtu.edu

Canterbury House Food Pantry

Let us help you alleviate the burden of purchasing food. We offer COVID safe pick-up and delivery of groceries and toiletries to the Michigan Tech Community in the Houghton and Hancock area. To place an order, fill out the Google Form at any time. Once an order has been placed, we will reach out to arrange a time for pick-up or delivery. Graphic: attached

SDH Event: Looking for an Excuse to Eat Out?

How Sustainable Are the Restaurants in the Keweenaw?
We are on a mission to find the most sustainable restaurant in the Keweenaw and we need your help!  Fill out this Google Form every time you dine-in or order takeout at a local restaurant in the Keweenaw to rate the sustainability of your experience.

SDC Fitness Events

Join Allision for HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) Wednesday and Friday at 7am in the SDC Fitness Studio!

HIIT is a high energy, full-body workout incorporating aerobic and resistance training in one session. Burn calories and build strength utilizing kettlebells, dumbbells, resistance bands and body weight.
This class is included in the HuskiesFit Ultimate Punch CardNo day passes.
MTU Student 8-punch card $33, 16-punch card $50
General Public 8-punch card $48, 16-punch card $80

Previous HuskiesFit punch cards will be accepted regardless of expiration date. New HuskiesFit punch cards expire one year from the date of purchase, are valid for the current list of available classes and will not be exchanged or refunded due to classes not being offered on a consistent basis. Customers are responsible for keeping their cards.

People using spin machines in gym

Join Allison for Spin, a fast-paced music driven class where you’re guaranteed a sweat session that keeps you motivated and having fun. Spin class will teach the basics of biking and will challenge participants’ aerobic fitness through climbing, sprinting and power workouts while using music to motivate and provide engaging workouts.

Thursdays, 6:15-7:05pm
SDC Fitness Studio
This class is included in the HuskiesFit Ultimate Punch CardNo day passes.
MTU Student 8-punch card $33, 16-punch card $50
General Public 8-punch card $48, 16-punch card $80

Previous HuskiesFit punch cards will be accepted regardless of expiration date. New HuskiesFit punch cards expire one year from the date of purchase, are valid for the current list of available classes and will not be exchanged or refunded due to classes not being offered on a consistent basis. Customers are responsible for keeping their cards.

SDC Spring Break Schedule

The SDC will observe reduced hours over spring break Friday, March 5, through Sunday, March 14. Regular building hours will resume Monday, March 15. 
SDC Spring Break Schedule


The Student Scoop – February 24, 2021

Panhellenic Council Book Drive

The Panhellenic Council is organizing a book drive in benefit of the Houghton Elementary School students. From February 1 until February 28, they are collecting books, to be given to students in March, which is reading month! Please consider donating some of your new, old, or gently used children’s books so together we can give the gift of reading! Please bring your donations to the Memorial Union Building, room 112, there is a drop off box there.


Nominate 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. This is a great way to get the word out about your organization and highlight your accomplishments.


Enterprise Day is coming up!

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, March 02, 2021. Teams will also have Zoom links available so interested students may join virtually.
Find more information on Enterprise Day and each team here.

For questions, please feel free to reach out to Bre Tucker, bctucker@mtu.edu.


Featured this week in the Michigan Tech Lode

Featured this week in the Michigan Tech Lode: 
News 
This week in history
Moving to da U.P.: A sudden change in where people are heading for work 
Pulse
The Lode turns 100: a centennial celebration
Yooper poetry: an exclusive interview with U.P. Poet Laureate M. Bartley Siegel
Meet the dogs of MTU
Opinion
To vaccinate, or not to vaccinate
Warum lerne ich deutsch, or why I learn German
Tech
College of Forestry conducts research providing insight into the upper canopy of rainforestsThe chemicals of Valentine’s Day
Check out our website to see past articles and more!

Do you enjoy writing, editing, photography or graphic design? We are currently in need of new individuals to join our staff! We meet weekly on Wednesdays and publish the same night on our website. Eventually, we will be returning to print publishing as well. We are a dedicated and fun group of individuals who enjoy representing campus life through news. Email us at lodesubmit@mtu.edu and find out how you can join the Lode!


Attend Catalyst- A Leadershape Opportunity

Attend Catalyst! – a one-day program focused on learning and developing an authentic path! Start something extraordinary! 
Catalyst will take place in person on Saturday, March 6 from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. 
You will be considering powerful questions that move you towards action:

  • Am I on the right path?
  • Who do I want to be?
  • How can I connect with other like-minded individuals?

APPLY HERE by Friday, February 26 at 5:00 PM. Participants are asked to pay a $50 deposit that will be returned to them at the end of the event. 
Questions can be directed to Beka Horsch at rmhorsch@mtu.edu.


Mr. Lid container program

The Mr. Lid team is launching a program that will give students a more sustainable option when dining at the MUB’s North Coast Grill and Deli.
Here’s how it works: you pay the one time $5 program fee at the register and you’ll receive a keychain as a token. When you purchase your food in the MUB, request your food in a Mr. Lid and exchange the key chain. You’ll then also receive a 10% discount on food purchases at North Coast Grill and Deli. When you are finished with your food, you return your Mr. Lid to the cash register to get your keychain back. More information on this new program is linked here.

Mr.Lid currently has team members sitting in the MUB during lunch hours on weekdays (except Thursdays) if people wish to buy in early.


MUB Board Upcoming Events

Bumper Cars are coming to MTU! Update: This event will be taking place in the SDC Multipurpose room this Sunday from 1-4pm.

Learn how to build a unique Dungeons and Dragons character and then try them out in a variety of games afterward! Pick up a set of dice in the MUB 106 office M-F from 12pm-3pm.

Follow us on Instagram and Facebook to find out more information about our upcoming events.


Center for Student Mental Health and Well-being Upcoming Workshops

Interested in other workshops or groups from the Center for Student Mental Health & Well-being? Check them out here: 
Workshops: click here
Groups: click here

*There are still a few Husky Hobby Kits left for the bra show decorating event.  If you’re interested in a packet, please stop by the Student Leadership and Involvement office (MUB 112) and pick one up. The Husky Hobbies bra show decorating event will take place on Thursday, February 26 at 6 pm via zoom.  If you have any questions, please reach out to Whitney at wmborosk@mtu.edu


USG-MWA Benefits Seminar

If you are unemployed or underemployed due to COVID-19, you may be eligible to collect $160/week from the State of Michigan (base amount) and $300/week from the federal government in unemployment benefits. This is a seminar on how to apply for state and federal pandemic unemployment benefits and other work/career-related assistance offered by the Michigan Works! Association (MWA). Presented by MWA in conjunction with USG.
If this interests you, please join us on Zoom on February 25 from 6-7 PM!


HuskiesFit Ultimate Punch Cards on Sale Now

Take advantage of the HuskiesFit Ultimate Punch Card, a premium card that gets you into the following Spring 2021 group fitness classes:
Metabolic Conditioning, HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training), Aqua Zumba, Buti Yoga,  Intro to Power Vinyasa Yoga, Power Vinyasa Flow Yoga, Pound, Zumba, Spin Strong and Spin.
One stop shopping for the best variety in town.

MTU Student 8-punch $33, 16-punch $50
General Public 8-punch $48, 16-punch $80
Ages 16+. Cards expire one year from the date of purchase, are valid for the current list of classes available and will not be exchanged or refunded due to classes not being offered on a consistent basis. Classes may vary in length, location or number of available seats and equipment. First come, first serve.

For more information on classes, schedule or to purchase the HuskiesFit Ultimate Punch Card, visit HuskiesFit Programs.


Get your Erg on!

Get Your Erg On! Join members of the MTU Rowing Club as they guide you through the basics of rowing technique and coach you through fun and challenging workout sessions – all on the SDC’s brand new Ergometers (Ergs)! Initial sessions will focus on general stroke technique and progress to workouts that represent on-water sprints and head races. Open to all skill levels, ages 16+. Indoor rowing is a great full-body workout that can be adjusted to meet the abilities of almost anyone!
Session 1 – March 15-31 (registration closes March 12)
Session 2 – April 5-21 (registration closes April 2)
Meets Mondays and Wednesdays, 6:00-6:50pm, in the Ice Arena Blue Line Room (enter through University Images entrance to the Ice Arena).
MTU Students $21/session, General Public $30/session. No day passes. Not included in the HuskiesFit Ultimate Punch Card.
Class size is limited and based on social distancing.

Visit Get Your Erg On! for more information or to register.


Upcoming Intramural Events


LEAP is now hiring for Fall 2021!


MTU’s Rail Transportation Program Scholarship

The Michigan Tech Rail Transportation Program is pleased to announce they will offer four scholarships to first year students interested in learning more about the rail transportation industry.  The scholarships are open to all disciplines. Complete the application form you can find on our web page here and submit it to David Nelson at dannelso@mtu.edu by March 5th.  The application includes a short essay where you can tell our judges how you think you might fit into the industry.

The rail industry has cutting edge jobs in all areas, from communications and controls to power systems, to business applications and construction.  Contact David Nelson if you want to talk about where the industry could take you!


The Keweenaw’s 2nd Annual Waste Reduction Drive

How much waste can we divert from the landfill as a community?
The MTU Sustainability Demonstration House is happy to announce the Keweenaw’s 2nd Annual Waste Reduction Drive!  Start saving these six commonly used items that cannot be recycled curbside in the Keweenaw: (1) dental products, (2) razors, (3) plastic film, (4) foil-lined wrappers, (5) plastic bottle caps & rings, (6) egg cartons.  We found a unique recycle/reuse opportunity for each of these items!  Please refer to the official guide for more details on the items we are collecting and drop-off locations.  Let’s work together to divert the amount of waste our community sends to the landfill!



The Student Scoop – February 17, 2021

Featured this week in the Michigan Tech Lode

News 
This week in history
Pulse
Recounting the strangeness of 2021’s Winter Carnival
Enjoy a COVID-friendly Valentine’s Day with these fun ideas
Opinion
A new approach to Valentine’s DayI believe in Stardew Valley superiority
Tech
The effects of cold weather on your car
Check out our website to see past articles and more!

Do you enjoy writing, editing, photography or graphic design? We are currently in need of new individuals to join our staff! We meet weekly on Wednesdays and publish the same night on our website. Eventually, we will be returning to print publishing as well. We are a dedicated and fun group of individuals who enjoy representing campus life through news. Email us at lodesubmit@mtu.edu and find out how you can join the Lode!


Enterprise Day is coming up!

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, March 02, 2021. Teams will also have Zoom links available so interested students may join virtually.
Find more information on Enterprise Day and each team here.

For questions, please feel free to reach out to Bre Tucker, bctucker@mtu.edu.


The Keweenaw’s 2nd Annual Waste Reduction Drive

How much waste can we divert from the landfill as a community?
The MTU Sustainability Demonstration House is happy to announce the Keweenaw’s 2nd Annual Waste Reduction Drive!  Start saving these six commonly used items that cannot be recycled curbside in the Keweenaw: (1) dental products, (2) razors, (3) plastic film, (4) foil-lined wrappers, (5) plastic bottle caps & rings, (6) egg cartons.  We found a unique recycle/reuse opportunity for each of these items!  Please refer to the official guide for more details on the items we are collecting and drop-off locations.  Let’s work together to divert the amount of waste our community sends to the landfill!


How to Build a Personal Brand that Matters

How to Build a Personal Brand: Explore your personal brand Part I
February 17th, 5:00 pm
Register in advance: bit.ly/PersonalBrand1withHF
Workshop topics: The why and the how
How to set up an engaging LinkedIn profile
Social media positioning

How to Build a Personal Brand: Explore your personal brand Part II
February 23rd, 5:00 pm
Register in advance: bit.ly/PersonalBrand2withHF
Workshop topics:How to tell your story 
Content strategy 
Visual messaging

About the Workshops Students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends are invited to participate in a FREE two-part virtual workshop facilitated by Michigan Tech alum, Hajj Flemings, CEO and Co-Founder of Rebrand/Cities.

Hajj has worked with clients including Cadillac, Walt Disney, Pitney Bowes, Pfizer, the Detroit Lions, and the U.S. Department of Defense, has been an invited speaker at Iowa State University, University of Michigan—Ross School of Business, Davidson College, Fiat Chrysler and others. Hajj has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, TechCrunch, Mashable and CNN Tech Money on the subjects of startups, digital technology and branding.

Those who attend the workshop will be given the opportunity to meet with Hajj 1:1 for a consultation meeting to discuss their personal brand and answer their questions.
The workshops are free and are sponsored by Husky Innovate and Husky Innovate Bridge.


MUB Board Upcoming Events

Join us in showing off your amazing snowman building skills with us on Saturday, February 20th! Registration will begin at 10:30am that day, at the Upper Soccer Field. Teams will be 1-4 people with masks required at all times. Official rules will be posted on the Facebook event
Follow MUB Board on Instagram and Facebook to keep up to date with our latest events.

Bumper Cars are coming to MTU! The location of the event will be announced closer to the event date so check out the MUB facebook or the event on the MTU involvement link! Follow us on Instagram and Facebook to keep up to date with our latest events

Looking for a pass time? Come on down to MUB Board’s “Snag a Skill” to pick up a new talent! Follow us on Instagram and Facebook to keep up to date with our latest events

Center for Student Mental Health and Well-being Upcoming Workshops

Interested in other workshops or groups from the Center for Student Mental Health & Well-being? Check them out here: 
Workshops: click here
Groups: click here


OAP Upcoming Events

Are you dreaming of summer and those wonderful paddling months? We can’t get you out on the open water, but we can help you work on your skills in the pool! Sign up now for the OAP Kayak Safety Clinics and refine those skills to keep you safe on the water. We try to meet each participant at their level and encourage them to challenge themselves. Topics covered include kayak re-entry, de-watering your kayak, and wet exits. Focus will be on practice and improving technique; the more you do it the better you will get! All equipment will be provided including PFD’s, kayaks, paddle, and paddle floats. Appropriate swimwear required. We will be in the water between 4-9 feet deep, with lifeguards on duty during the event.
February 17, March 24, and April 21 from 8:00-10:00pm, in the SDC Lap Pool. No kayaking experience necessary. Must be at least 8 years old and able to swim at least 15 yards unassisted. A parent must be present for participants under age 14. Michigan Tech Students Free, SDC Members $5/clinic, General Public $10/clinic
Visit OAP Kayak Safety Clinics for more information or to register.

Join the Outdoor Adventure Program next Thursday, February 25, for an evening snowshoe hike through McLain State Park! 6-9pm. Snowshoes provided, limited transportation available. There’s still time to register… sign up today! 
Open to all ages, no experience necessary. A parent must be present for participants under age 14 or anyone under 18 using OAP transportation.
Michigan Tech Students $5/session, General Public $10/session
Visit OAP Evening Snowshoe Hikes for more information or to register.


USG-MWA Benefits Seminar

If you are unemployed or underemployed due to COVID-19, you may be eligible to collect $160/week from the State of Michigan (base amount) and $300/week from the federal government in unemployment benefits. This is a seminar on how to apply for state and federal pandemic unemployment benefits and other work/career-related assistance offered by the Michigan Works! Association (MWA). Presented by MWA in conjunction with USG.
If this interests you, please join us on Zoom on February 25 from 6-7 PM!


Spring 2021 Career Fair

Spring 2021 Career Fair is right around the corner, are you ready? Stop by the Campus Store for all of your last minute items such as ties, tie clips, belts, socks, pantyhose, shoe laces, shoe polish, lint rollers, sewing kits, padfolios, resume paper, folders, planners and pens. Land that internship, co-op or job by making sure you are perfectly polished


Updated 2020-2021 SDC Shooting Range Club Hours



The Student Scoop – February 10, 2021

Black Students Association and Late Night Programming Present Black History Month Trivia

Join us on Zoom on Thursday, February 11 at 6:00 PM. Win prizes as you test your knowledge!


MUB Board Upcoming Events

Join us in showing off your amazing snowman building skills with us on Saturday, February 20th! Registration will begin at 10:30am that day, at the Upper Soccer Field. Teams will be 1-4 people with masks required at all times. Official rules will be posted on the Facebook event
Follow MUB Board on Instagram and Facebook to keep up to date with our latest events.


Finance your Innovation Workshop

February 10th, 5:00 – 7:00 pm
Registration: bit.ly/HuskyInnovate-Finance

Husky Innovate is hosting Finance Your Innovation, a workshop with Patrick Visser, Chief Commercial Officer at the MTEC SmartZone. Patrick brings a broad range of finance experience.  

Workshop topics:
1) Fundamentals of small company finance including using balance sheets, profit and loss statements, and pro-forma financial statements to make financially conservative projections emphasizing the importance of vetting financial documents with data gathered during customer discovery and market research.
2) Founder capital fundraising strategies and choices including bootstrapping, angel investment, venture capital investment, and growth capital financing.


Film Board Presents: Zoom Toons!

Join Film Board on Zoom for some ZoomToons before Valentines day! This Friday and Saturday from 5-6pm, Film Board will be showing old timey cartoons over zoom. Don’t miss out!  


Upcoming OAP Events

Just because the sun sets early doesn’t mean you can’t get out and play! Sign up now for the OAP Evening Snowshoe Hikes and experience winter in the dark! Clear skies or cloudy, night snowshoeing is a ton of fun. We will visit a few different locations, choose to join us for as many as you want. Some locations will provide more elevation to snowshoe, Hungarian and Pilgrim Community Forest, and others will be a bit flatter terrain, McLain State Park. Snowshoes are provided, limited transportation available. Meet at the location unless using OAP transportation (meet at Tech Trails). February 11 – Hungarian Falls (registration closes February 10) February 25 – McLain State Park (registration closes February 24) March 4 – Pilgrim Community Forest (registration closes March 3) Open to all ages, no experience necessary. A parent must be present for participants under age 14 or anyone under 18 using OAP transportation. Michigan Tech Students $5/session, General Public $10/session
Visit OAP Evening Snowshoe Hikes for more information or to register.

Looking for something new to stay active? Sign up now for the OAP Open Log Rolling and test your skills on the log!
Instruction and materials provided. We will be in the water between 4-9 feet deep, with lifeguards on duty during the event. We try to meet each participant at their level and encourage them to challenge themselves. Most new rollers can pick up the basics in one 1-hour session, though many come back each week to practice! Focus will be on balance, foot movement, and core strength; the more you do it the better you will get! 
Open to ages 5 & up. No experience necessary. Must be able to swim at least 10 yards unassisted, come dressed in a swimsuit and bring a towel.

Future Dates February 16, 23; March 2, 16, 23, 30; April 13, 20, 27
Tuesdays, 8-10pm, at the SDC Pool
Cost Free to Michigan Tech Students SDC Members $5 General Public $10
Pre-registration required. 
Visit Open Log Rolling for more information or to register.

Are you dreaming of summer and those wonderful paddling months? We can’t get you out on the open water, but we can help you work on your skills in the pool! Sign up now for the OAP Kayak Safety Clinics and refine those skills to keep you safe on the water. We try to meet each participant at their level and encourage them to challenge themselves. Topics covered include kayak re-entry, de-watering your kayak, and wet exits. Focus will be on practice and improving technique; the more you do it the better you will get! All equipment will be provided including PFD’s, kayaks, paddle, and paddle floats. Appropriate swimwear required. We will be in the water between 4-9 feet deep, with lifeguards on duty during the event.
February 17, March 24, and April 21 from 8:00-10:00pm, in the SDC Lap Pool. No kayaking experience necessary. Must be at least 8 years old and able to swim at least 15 yards unassisted. A parent must be present for participants under age 14. Michigan Tech Students Free SDC Members $5/clinic General Public $10/clinic
Visit OAP Kayak Safety Clinics for more information or to register.


Register Now for Adult Huskies Tennis Lessons Session 2

Register now for Adult Huskies Tennis Lessons Session 2! February 22 – March 31, Monday or Wednesday, 7-8pm, Gates Tennis Center. Ages 17 & up. Technique and games to learn and develop skills, improve your workouts and match play. Sign up for both nights and double your fun! Registration closes February 20.


Upcoming Intramural Events


Canterbury House Food Pantry

Let us help you alleviate the burden of purchasing food. We offer COVID safe pick-up and delivery of groceries and toiletries to the Michigan Tech Community in the Houghton and Hancock area. To place an order, fill out the Google Form at any time. Once an order has been placed, we will reach out to arrange a time for pick-up or delivery.


Center for Student Mental Health and Well-being Upcoming Workshops

Interested in other workshops or groups from the Center for Student Mental Health & Well-being? Check them out here: 
Workshops: click here.
Groups: click here.  


How to Build a Personal Brand that Matters Workshop

How to Build a Personal Brand: Explore your personal brand Part I
February 17th, 5:00 pm
Register in advance: bit.ly/PersonalBrand1withHF
Workshop topics: The why and the how
How to set up an engaging LinkedIn profile
Social media positioning

How to Build a Personal Brand: Explore your personal brand Part II
February 23rd, 5:00 pm
Register in advance: bit.ly/PersonalBrand2withHF
Workshop topics: How to tell your story 
Content strategy 
Visual messaging

About the Workshops Students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends are invited to participate in a FREE two-part virtual workshop facilitated by Michigan Tech alum, Hajj Flemings, CEO and Co-Founder of Rebrand/Cities.

Hajj has worked with clients including Cadillac, Walt Disney, Pitney Bowes, Pfizer, the Detroit Lions, and the U.S. Department of Defense, has been an invited speaker at Iowa State University, University of Michigan—Ross School of Business, Davidson College, Fiat Chrysler and others. Hajj has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, TechCrunch, Mashable and CNN Tech Money on the subjects of startups, digital technology and branding.

Those who attend the workshop will be given the opportunity to meet with Hajj 1:1 for a consultation meeting to discuss their personal brand and answer their questions.
The workshops are free and are sponsored by Husky Innovate and Husky Innovate Bridge.


The Keweenaw’s 2nd Annual Waste Reduction Drive

How much waste can we divert from the landfill as a community?
The MTU Sustainability Demonstration House is happy to announce the Keweenaw’s 2nd Annual Waste Reduction Drive!  Start saving these six commonly used items that cannot be recycled curbside in the Keweenaw: (1) dental products, (2) razors, (3) plastic film, (4) foil-lined wrappers, (5) plastic bottle caps & rings, (6) egg cartons.  We found a unique recycle/reuse opportunity for each of these items!  Please refer to the official guide for more details on the items we are collecting and drop-off locations.  Let’s work together to divert the amount of waste our community sends to the landfill!