Resident Assistant Applications are Open!
Residence Education and Housing Services is seeking students who want to help create an inclusive and supportive community in the residence halls. Our RAs work directly with students to celebrate their successes and help them through the tough days, too. The RA experience is one that will help you develop your leadership, communication, and problem-solving skills.
Interested in applying? Learn more about the process and get your application here.
Student Org Budgeting
Thursday, January 26th at 6 PM
MUB Ballroom A1
It is officially budget season for Student Organizations! You’ve attended the mandatory budget hearing session, now what? Join the Student Leadership and Involvement RSO Coordinator, Leah Joy, to learn more about creating and maintaining an organizational budget, the policies and procedures that impact you, and additional ways to fund your organization’s activities! We hope to see you then in MUB Ballroom A1!
Supporting Your Peer’s Mental Health
Tuesday, January 31st at 6 PM
MUB Ballroom A1
For too many students, mental health is the leading reason they struggle in school or don’t graduate. We know our community wants to help, but you may not always know how. Join Brianna Kratz, Assistant Director of Residence Education and Mental Health First Aid trainer, to learn how to:
- promote self-care with your peers
- support individual and group mental health
- create a safe space to discuss mental health concerns
- recognize signs that someone might need help
- access other useful resources and training
We hope you will join our campus community in supporting well-being!
Dee Zee Week
Come hang out with the sisters of Delta Zeta! The next week will be filled with many fun activities from Jeopardy to PJs and Pancakes!
Have any questions? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information!
McNair Scholars Program: Want to go to Grad School for free?
Have you ever thought about doing research and getting paid to do it? Have you ever thought about going to grad school and not having to worry about the burden of taking out a student loan? Have you heard about Michigan Tech’s McNair Scholars Program?
The MTU McNair Scholars program allows students to:
- Earn money to do summer research in your field of study plus free room and board
- Receive support to present research at regional and national conferences
- Get loan-free support for graduate school
Applications open soon for our first group of Scholars. Want to learn more? Please register for one of our information sessions:
- Wednesday, January 18, 2 p.m. in MUB Ballroom A (Zoom option available)
- Tuesday, January 24, 2 p.m. in MUB Alumni Lounge (Zoom option available)
For more information please email email@example.com.
Join Mind Trekkers as we travel to Escanaba January 26th-27th, to host the Hidden Coast Festival!
Together with Bay College and area businesses and community organizations we will excite over 600 8th-grade students and showcase incredible opportunities and careers in STEM fields. Transportation, lodging, and a daily stipend are provided! Mind Trekkers events also count towards service hour goals!
To learn more or to sign-up, please reach out to Mind Trekkers at firstname.lastname@example.org.
March for Life: Houghton-Hancock
Students for Life at Michigan Tech invites you to a March for Life right here in Houghton! We will carry signs with peaceful, positive, pro-life statements on them and walk from the Rosza Center lawn to the Life Outreach Center in Hancock, where refreshments will be served. The event begins at 2:30pm outside of the Rosza on Saturday, January 21; transportation will be provided back to the Rosza after the walk if needed.
With questions, please email email@example.com
Explore Majors in Social Sciences Open House
This is a casual, drop-in style event where students can learn about majors within the Social Sciences department, including: Anthropology, History, Policy and Community Development, Social Sciences, and Sustainability Science and Society. There will be pizza and snacks. Faculty and current students will be on hand to discuss options and share experiences. All current or future MTU students with some curiosity about any of these majors or the Social Sciences department are welcome! This is informal with no specific agenda so come for any period of time between 5:00-6:30.
January 19th, 5 to 6:30 pm, Library East Reading Room
Questions? Please contact Richelle Winkler, Social Sciences Undergraduate Director, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Students for Sustainability
Students for Sustainability are starting out the semester with the Winter 2023 Clothing Swap!
If you are looking for a chance to clean out your closet, get some new clothes, or get FREE clothing, The Clothing Swap is a fantastic way to get rid of your unwanted clothes and get new clothes in an environmentally conscious way. The Clothing Swap is completely FREE through the use of donations. You do not have to donate to participate! To donate, please bring any used clothing to any of the provided bins in Wads, DHH, McNair, the Library, and the MUB. Check out @s4s_mtu on Instagram for clothing bin locations. Donations are also accepted the days of the event as well.
Everyone is welcome to stop by the Library between 11am-3pm on Thursday, January 26th and Friday, January 27th to find some new free clothes!
Phi Delta Chi
Just Dance with Phi Delta Chi
Join Phi Delta Chi tonight, January 18th from 8-9 pm in the DHH Ballroom for just dance! Bring your phone for point tracking, all women and nonbinary people are welcome!!
Hope to see you there, contact Josie Kalepp at 920.574.5386 with any questions 🙂
Frozen Yogurt Bar with Phi Delta Chi
Join Phi Delta Chi this Monday, January 23rd from 8-9 pm at the PDC house for a free frozen yogurt bar!
All women and nonbinary people are welcome, contact Josie Kalepp at 920.574.5386 with any questions 🙂
The address is 601 Agate St, and rides leave from WADS by the front desk at 7:55 p.m.Hope to see you there!
Cookies, Crafts, and Conversations about Stalking
The student organization, SAVE, is hosting an event for Stalking Awareness Month. Students are invited to come to enjoy cookies, cocoa, and crafts while learning about stalking behaviors and resources. This event will take place on Wednesday, January 18th, at 6:00 p.m. in the WADS Annex Room. Dial Help will be there, offering volunteer hours. We can’t wait to see you there!
Title IX – National Sexual Misconduct Campus Climate Survey
Starting on Monday, January 16, 2023, all graduate and undergraduate students over the age of 18 will be asked to participate in the National Sexual Misconduct Campus Climate Survey. This survey is anonymous and only takes about 15 minutes. Students will receive an email with a link to the survey and will have a chance to win prizes.
By completing this survey, it will provide Michigan Tech with important information on campus sexual misconduct prevalence and responses. Preventing and remedying sexual misconduct is essential to creating a safer and more inclusive campus. Title IX is dedicated to making sure that all students have the opportunity to participate in and benefit from our programs and activities.
Railroad Engineering and Activities – General Business Meeting
It’s WIBIT Wednesday!
Come make a splash with our new inflatable pool obstacle course called the WIBIT! You can test your individual skills on the course or challenge your friend to a race across the obstacles. Events will be held this spring for current MTU Students and SDC Access Pass Holders (minimum 1-month). Student/Access ID is required to be presented upon entry into the pool area and a swim test is required before accessing the obstacle.
WIBIT Wednesdays: January 25th, February 22nd, March 297:30pm-9:30pm MTU Students Only
5pm-7pm SDC Access Pass Holders Only (minimum 1-month Access)
Roof Shoveling with the Lutheran Collegians
Come and experience the quintessential UP winter event: shoveling a roof! The Lutheran Collegians RSO is hosting a snow shoveling event and would love for you to share in the fun and enjoy a free meal, all while serving a local church! Details are listed on the graphic.
Lunar New Year Trivia Night
SASE and Quiz Bowl will be hosting a Lunar New Year Trivia Night. Stop by to play trivia, win prizes, get snacks, and learn about Lunar New Year and Asian Cultures. People can compete in teams of up to 4 people. No prior Lunar New Year knowledge is required. There will also be a raffle at the end of the event for an opportunity for everyone to win prizes!
Date: Sunday, 1/22/2023
Location: DHH Ballroom
Bowling Night with Turning Point USA at MTU
Come join the members of Turning Point USA for a bowling night this Thursday, January 19 at 6:30 pm. We will be meeting outside of Fisher 328 at 6:15 pm to coordinate transportation and bring $5 to cover shoe rentals.
If you have any questions, come visit us at our table this Wednesday in Fisher, or contact Braeden Beutz at email@example.com. We hope to see you all there!
Center for Student Mental Health and Well-being
Sign-up for Groups and Workshops
The Center for Student Mental Health and Well-being offers a variety of group therapy sessions and workshops throughout the semester.
Group therapy can be an effective form of treatment for various reasons, including receiving support from others with a similar concern, learning more about the topic through group education, helping to feel not alone, and providing support to others in the group.
- See our group therapy offerings and sign-up on our website!
Workshops are a great option for students who wish to explore various aspects of their well-being in an informal setting. All of our workshops are led by licensed counselors, but the focus is geared toward personal exploration and development.
- See our workshop offerings on our website!
MUB Board presents
7 Days of MUB
Join us January 18-25 for 7 Days of MUB! This is an opportunity to learn more about our organization, who we are, and how to get involved! It’s kicking off tomorrow with a Bake Not-Sale (free baked goods!) in the library from 1-3. We hope to see you there, and check out our socials @mubboard to stay up to date with the rest of the festivities!
Comedian Jeff Scheen
Jeff Scheen grew up in Northern Michigan surrounded by trees and dirt roads. That will make any kid a weirdo, and Jeff has no problem telling you about it! Join us in the MUB Ballroom this Saturday from 9-10pm for some great laughs!
Join us, with help from local company Respawn, for some laser tag! Signups are at the door and include at least two 10-minute games of two teams of four. We hope to see you at the SDC Multipurpose Room on January 28 from 2-4!