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The Student Scoop- June 30, 2021

Did you miss your chance to attend one of our previous summer programs? Worry not! We’ve got some really fun ones coming up. Make some room in your calendar because you’re not going to want to miss these!

1.Kindness Rocks: July 15, 2-4pm at the DHH Patio
Paint some fun, happy rocks with some of your inspirational quotes. Rocks and Paint provided!
2. Henna Happy Hour: July 19, 11-1pm at the MUB Circle
Henna tattoos and tasty iced coffee drinks for a fun afternoon
3. Magical Celebration: July 30, 1-3 pm at the MUB Commons
Lots of fun wizarding activities to prepare for Harry Potter’s Birthday!
4. Float On!: August 6, 1-3 pm at the MUB Circle
Celebrate National Root Beer Float Day with a sweet treat!


Kindness Rocks!

“One message at just the right moment can change someone’s entire day, outlook, life.”

Come join us on Thursday, July 15 from 2-4pm at the DHH Patio to paint some rocks and spread kindness.
Rocks and paint will be provided, just bring some creativity with you!

**Please do not leave your rocks in the grass or any area with a “leave no trace” policy


Center for Student Mental Health and Well-Being Presents:

Husky Hobbies is starting up again through the Center for Student Mental Health and Well-Being! They will be asynchronous videos that offer students Health and Well-Being ideas and activities throughout the summer! Each new Husky Hobby will be posted on Sunday, and students don’t have to worry about being online or on a Zoom call at any specific time because they are able to access the videos anytime they’d like to jump into a new project or take some time for themselves!

Starting tomorrow, the MTU My SSP app is available for free for all students to download. My SSP gives students 24/7/365 access to mental health support via chat, phone or video. Learn more by visiting: myssp.app or downloading the app in the app store.



The Student Scoop- June 23, 2021

Did you miss your chance to attend one of our previous summer programs? Worry not! We’ve got some really fun ones coming up. Make some room in your calendar because you’re not going to want to miss these!

1.Kindness Rocks: July 15, 2-4pm at the DHH Patio
Paint some fun, happy rocks with some of your inspirational quotes. Rocks and Paint provided!
2. Henna Happy Hour: July 19, 11-1pm at the MUB Circle
Henna tattoos and tasty iced coffee drinks for a fun afternoon
3. Magical Celebration: July 30, 1-3 pm at the MUB Commons
Lots of fun wizarding activities to prepare for Harry Potter’s Birthday!
4. Float On!: August 6, 1-3 pm at the MUB Circle
Celebrate National Root Beer Float Day with a sweet treat!


The Capture Your Adventure program is almost over, and it’s your last week to join in! All you have to do is follow @mtu_wellbeing on social media and start following the prompts! Posting this week using the hashtag will enter you into the drawing for some spectacular prizes such as a tent and sleeping bag, a bike, or an inflatable paddle board! This week’s prompt is landscape, so capture that beautiful photo of your favorite landscape to share and join in the summer fun! Have fun, get outside, and capture your adventure Huskies!!


Turning Care into Action

Givepulse is an online community enabling everyone from non-profit agencies to volunteers to work together and impact the community. Not only is it an opportunity for Students to help in our community, but it’s also an opportunity for non-profit organizations and groups to reach out for help!

Are you a Student looking for volunteer opportunities this year? Well, we have a tab dedicated to ‘service’ in Involvement link! You can find all the local opportunities here, as well as log your service hours!

If you’re part of an organization that would like to use Givepulse to reach out for Volunteers, click here for a step-by-step process on how to get started.

Have any questions? Email huskyhelpers@mtu.edu to find out more!



The Student Scoop- June 16, 2021


Pinterest Party

Join us on Monday, June 21st for a variety of fun crafts and projects- complete with lemonade and iced tea! We will have paracord bracelets and keychains, embroidery kits, birdhouses, and friendship bracelets for you to create.
*while supplies last


Upcoming Volunteering Opportunities

Copper Country’s Habitat for Humanity is looking for volunteers to help with their build in South Range:

Two volunteers are needed for Thursday, June 17 from 9 AM – 3 PM. Lunch will be provided. They will be working on the Ice n Water shield, porch roof, and hurricane brackets. 

On Saturday, June 19th, 5 volunteers are needed for Drywall nailers, foam board on exterior walls, finish porch roof, shingles.

On June 22 and 23, volunteers are needed to help assist with the construction of the new playground at Chassell Centennial Park. Lunch will be catered for both days. Please respond to this email if you are able to help!

You do not need to have experience in doing any of these tasks, there will be someone there showing you what will need to be done.  For Covid safety standards, Habitat is asking that all volunteers be vaccinated and be two weeks out for the safety of everyone volunteering. Contact Sandy at sandycch4h@gmail.com if you are interested.


The Capture Your Adventure program is underway, but it isn’t too late to join in! All you have to do is follow @mtu_wellbeing on social media and start following the prompts! Each week that you post using the hashtag enters you into the drawing for some spectacular prizes such as a tent and sleeping bag, a bike, or an inflatable paddle board! This week’s prompt is sunrise/sunset, so capture that beautiful photo and join in the summer fun! Have fun, get outside, and capture your adventure Huskies!!



The Student Scoop- June 9, 2021

Nominate your RSO for the Student Org Spotlight! The Spotlight is featured on Student Leadership & Involvement social media and webpage, highlighting your RSO to a large audience. Make sure you include any events coming up in the fall, fun facts about your org, and any accomplishments you’d like to highlight. Questions? Email rso@mtu.edu


The Capture Your Adventure program is underway, but it isn’t too late to join in! All you have to do is follow @mtu_wellbeing on social media and start following the prompts! Each week that you post using the hashtag enters you into the drawing for some spectacular prizes such as a tent and sleeping bag, a bike, or an inflatable paddle board! Have fun, get outside, and capture your adventure Huskies!!



The Student Scoop- June 2, 2021

TODAY! -Camping 101

Summer’s approaching fast! Come join us Wednesday, June 2 at 2 PM on Walker Lawn.
Hear all about the Leave No Trace principles and learn how to set up a tent, what supplies to bring, how to pack a backpack, planning meals, and more!


Nominate your RSO for the Student Org Spotlight! The Spotlight is featured on Student Leadership & Involvement social media and webpage, highlighting your RSO to a large audience. Make sure you include any events coming up in the fall, fun facts about your org, and any accomplishments you’d like to highlight. Questions? Email rso@mtu.edu


The Capture Your Adventure program is underway, but it isn’t too late to join in! All you have to do is follow @mtu_wellbeing on social media and start following the prompts! Each week that you post using the hashtag enters you into the drawing for some spectacular prizes such as a tent and sleeping bag, a bike, or an inflatable paddle board! Have fun, get outside, and capture your adventure Huskies!!


S’more than a Feeling

Take a break and enjoy some time around the fire! We will be making s’mores and learning more about the Green Bandanna Project.

June 8th from 2-4 pm (Rain day June 9th from 2-4 pm) at Hillside Fire Ring

Students, faculty, staff, RSO’s, and all Michigan Tech community members and their families are welcome!



The Student Scoop- May 26, 2021

Plant-A-Palooza

Bring a friend (or two!) and join us for our fifth annual Plant-A-Palooza!!

You can plant a succulent and take it home. Wednesday, May 26 at 2 PM on Walker Lawn. We will be featuring a HUGE variety of succulents to choose from!! 

Plants, dirt, and pots will be provided – while supplies last!


Nominate your RSO for the Student Org Spotlight! The Spotlight is featured on Student Leadership & Involvement social media and webpage, highlighting your RSO to a large audience. Make sure you include any events coming up in the fall, fun facts about your org, and any accomplishments you’d like to highlight. Questions? Email rso@mtu.edu


Camping 101

Summer’s approaching fast! Come join us Wednesday, June 2 at 2 PM on Walker Lawn.
Learn how to set up a tent, what supplies to bring, how to pack a backpack, planning meals, and more!


S’more than a feeling

Take a break and enjoy some time around the fire! We will be making s’mores and learning more about the Green Bandanna Project.

June 8th from 2-4 pm (Rain day June 9th from 2-4 pm) at Hillside Fire Ring

Students, faculty, staff, RSO’s, and all Michigan Tech community members and their families are welcome!


Husky Emergency Assistance Fund

The Husky Emergency Assistance Fund was established in 2020 to help members of our campus community who are experiencing financial hardship. All current students, faculty and staff who have incurred emergency or crisis-related expenses and can demonstrate need are welcome to apply.

The fund is supported by donations from Michigan Tech alumni and friends.

To get more information or complete an application for financial assistance, visit the Husky Emergency Assistance Fund website, send an email to heaf@mtu.edu or call 906-487-1567.


The Student Scoop- May 19, 2021

Nominate your RSO for the Student Org Spotlight! The Spotlight is featured on Student Leadership & Involvement social media and webpage, highlighting your RSO to a large audience. Make sure you include any events coming up in the fall, fun facts about your org, and any accomplishments you’d like to highlight. Questions? Email rso@mtu.edu


Plant-A-Palooza!

Bring a friend (or two!) and join us for our fifth annual Plant-A-Palooza!!

You can plant a succulent and take it home. Wednesday, May 26 at 2 PM on Walker Lawn. We will be featuring a HUGE variety of succulents to choose from!! 

Plants, dirt, and pots will be provided – while supplies last!


Turning Care into Action

Givepulse is an online community enabling everyone from non-profit agencies to volunteers to work together and impact the community. Not only is it an opportunity for Students to help in our community, but it’s also an opportunity for non-profit organizations and groups to reach out for help!

Are you a Student looking for volunteer opportunities this year? Well, we have a tab dedicated to ‘service’ in Involvement link! You can find all the local opportunities here, as well as log your service hours!

If you’re part of an organization that would like to use Givepulse to reach out for Volunteers, click here for a step-by-step process on how to get started.

Have any questions? Email huskyhelpers@mtu.edu to find out more!


Michigan STEM Forward

Attention College of Business students! We have exciting news for you! Are you or a fellow classmate looking for an internship this upcoming summer or school year? If so, Michigan Tech has teamed up with STEM Forward to create that opportunity for you. Apply here.

What is the STEM Program?
STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The program allows you to choose one of those specific categories you would be interested in and align you with a company that offers an internship in that category. Students who are interested in this program are able to choose a region in MICHIGAN they want to work in and also have a desire to live in MICHIGAN after graduation. There are both part-time and full-time internship opportunities.

For further questions about the program, please contact ekmackay@mtu.edu



The Student Scoop- May 12, 2021

Get Involved with #captureyouradventureMTU

The Capture Your Adventure program has already begun, but it isn’t too late to join in! All you have to do is follow @mtu_wellbeing on social media and start following the prompts! Each week that you post using the hashtag enters you into the drawing for some spectacular prizes such as a tent and sleeping bag, a bike, or an inflatable paddle board! Have fun, get outside, and capture your adventure Huskies!


Pop-up Painting Party

Take a break and join us as we channel our inner Bob Ross!  Canvases, paints, and brushes provided – no creativity required.  

Thursday, May 13 from 2-4 pm in the MUB Commons


Plant-A-Palooza!

Bring a friend (or two!) and join us for our fifth annual Plant-A-Palooza!!

You can plant a succulent and take it home. Wednesday, May 26 at 2 PM on Walker Lawn. We will be featuring a HUGE variety of succulents to choose from!! 

Plants, dirt, and pots will be provided – while supplies last!


Michigan STEM Forward

Attention College of Business students! We have exciting news for you! Are you or a fellow classmate looking for an internship this upcoming summer or school year? If so, Michigan Tech has teamed up with STEM Forward to create that opportunity for you. Apply here.

What is the STEM Program?
STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The program allows you to choose one of those specific categories you would be interested in and align you with a company that offers an internship in that category. Students who are interested in this program are able to choose a region in MICHIGAN they want to work in and also have a desire to live in MICHIGAN after graduation. There are both part-time and full-time internship opportunities.

For further questions about the program, please contact ekmackay@mtu.edu


Looking for Volunteering Opportunities?

Check out this website for additional opportunities, here’s what’s coming up:

Copper Country Habitat for Humanity

The building schedule will be starting on Thursday, May 20th from 9-3 pm in South Range.
Thursday, May 20th  looking for  2-3 volunteers 9am til 3pm
Saturday, May 22 looking for 4 volunteers – 9am til 3pm
Thursday, May 27 looking for 2 volunteers – 9am til 3pm
Saturday, May 29 looking for 2 volunteers – 9 am til 3 pm

There will be lunch provided for each of these workdays.

Please remember we are working according to the safety guidelines with Covid
Please wear your mask and social distance.  

Please contact Sandy Michael, sandycch4h@gmail.com, if you are interested in any of these dates.

WUPHD Vaccine Clinic

Volunteers are needed to assist with the Western Upper Peninsula Health Department vaccine clinic on May 13 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Student Development Complex.

Those interested in volunteering an hour or several hours are asked to fill out this form.



The Student Scoop- May 5, 2021

Pop-up Painting Party

Take a break and join us as we channel our inner Bob Ross!  Canvases, paints, and brushes provided – no creativity required.  

Thursday, May 13 from 2-4 pm in the MUB Commons


MUB Event Survey

Did you attend any of our awesome events such as Stuff-a-Husky, the Drive-In Movie, or Spring Fling? Well now’s your chance to suggest your ideas for events you would like to see on campus in the future!

Scan the QR code, or click this link to take the survey.


Givepulse Student Survey

Have you been an active volunteer this year? Did you utilize GivePulse, our new database for tracking impact in the community? Then, take the time to fill out this survey so we can make it even better! 

Take the survey here.


Plant-A-Palooza!

Bring a friend (or two!) and join us for our fifth annual Plant-A-Palooza!!

You can plant a succulent and take it home. Wednesday, May 26 at 2 PM on Walker Lawn. We will be featuring a HUGE variety of succulents to choose from!! 

Plants, dirt, and pots will be provided – while supplies last!


Adult Huskies Tennis Lessons

An additional session of group tennis lessons has been added to spring programming at Gates Tennis Center.

Adult Huskies Group Tennis Lessons are for ages 17 and up who are looking to learn more about the game of tennis. Each class will include technique and games to learn and develop skills that will improve their workouts and match play on their own. The next session begins May 17 and ends June 10. Registration closes May 15. Session cost (4 weeks, 1 day/week) $50. See Adult Tennis Lessons for days/times.

Private lessons are also available.


The Student Scoop- April 28, 2021

MUB Event Survey

Did you attend any of our awesome events such as Stuff-a-Husky, the Drive-In Movie, or Spring Fling? Well now’s your chance to suggest your ideas for events you would like to see on campus in the future!Scan the QR code above, or click this link to take the survey.


Givepulse Student Survey

Have you been an active volunteer this year? Did you utilize GivePulse, our new database for tracking impact in the community? Then, take the time to fill out this survey so we can make it even better! 

Take the survey here.


Title IX Upcoming Events

Dial Help TEAL Survivor Support Group
Date: April 28
Time: 6pm – 7pm
Location: Zoom – Contact Paige with for the Zoom link and free art supplies at 
482-9077 or psetter-hallwachs@dialhelp.org
Description: Free, safe, and non-judgmental phone support group for anyone who experienced sexual violence past or present, including childhood abuse. You are not alone. Funded by: Division of Victim Services

Denim Day
Date: April 28
Time: All Day
Description: Michigan Tech Title IX invites you to proudly wear denim with a purpose on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 for International Denim Day to support survivors and educate our community about the forms of sexual violence as a part of  Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Tag us on Facebook and Instagram (@MichiganTechSpeakUp) in a post to social media with a photo of yourself wearing denim and tell us why you chose to wear denim for #DenimDay. #CopperCountrySAAM #MichiganTechSpeakUp

You can find more information about Denim Day at https://www.denimdayinfo.org/.


Camp K-day Registration is Open!

It’s that time of year again, K-Day registration time!! K-Day Registration is officially open, so reserve your spot now! Space and resources are limited, so do not delay!  This year’s theme will have you wanting s’more at Camp K-Day!  Organizations can get creative with this summer camp-themed student organization fair!

K-Day, or Keweenaw Day, is an annual tradition that will be held on Friday, September 10 beginning at noon. Students head to Chassell Centennial Park for an afternoon of food, fun, and music – it’s like a week of summer camp all in one afternoon!  K-day typically sees 3000-4000 students so this is an important recruitment opportunity for your organization.  Please have your organization’s event finalized before registering HERE.  

Keep in mind, the person you list as the primary contact for your organization’s registration will be the one receiving all communications.  They will need to keep an eye out for emails during the summer in case of any changes that are made to K-Day due to any updates we may need to make in regards to our campus Healthy and Safety Levels. 

Questions about K-Day can be directed to Rochelle Spencer at raspence@mtu.edu


Interested in Joining the Tech Traditions Committee? The Tech Traditions Committee is looking for new members!  We help plan and run events for things like Welcome Week and Homecoming!  We also help select performers for Late Night Programming.  If you’re interested, please fill out this form!