Tuesday, February 19, 2013

8th Annual Railroad Night Is Here!

REAC's 8th Annual Railroad Night will be tonight from 7-9:30pm in the Shelden Grill (7th Floor Magnuson Hotel.) Come network with the representatives serving the US railroad industry and enjoy a a nice meal at the same time!

See you there!

Sunday, February 17, 2013

Engineering Week - Mega Structures

The Railroad Engineering and Activities Club will be having an Engineering Week Event Monday  Febuary 18, at 7pm, in Dow 642. We will be showing the National Geographic movie "Mega Structures: Extreme Railway, Qinghai-Tibet.  It is a great movie that features Michigan Tech's very own Dr. Pasi Lautala!  In addition industry reps will be in attendance.  The event is free and open to everyone, so bring some friends!  Free pizza and pop will be provided!  The event poster poster is attached for more details.  Hope to see everyone there!

EDIT: The video is now posted. Enjoy!

Friday, February 15, 2013

CN Donates $500,000 to Rail Transportation Program

Michigan Tech's Railroad Engineering and Activities Club (REAC) is pleased to announce CN's extremely generous donation of $500,000 to the Rail Transportation Program (RTP.)

CN is a leading Class I railroad in North America, serving all sorts of industries throughout Canada and the United States.

REAC and RTP are very fortunate for the generous donation and appreciate all that CN has provided for us in the way of funding, field trips, time, and commitments. We look forward to keeping this relationship going well into the future.

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

NO GBM 2/12/2013

Due to next Tuesday's Railroad Night, there will be no General Business meeting for the month of February.

Speaking of which, Railroad Night is coming up very quickly. Plan ahead to make time after Career Fair as it is undoubtedly going to be a very busy Tuesday for everyone.

As of yesterday at noon, we had 81 students signed up to participate at Railroad Night, but we need more! If you haven't gotten a ticket yet, please do so as soon as possible.

See sign up sheet below for times and locations for ticket sales. If you would like to help out selling tickets too, just type in your name and if you have any questions about getting the supplies, email Kyle Pepin or Dylan Anderson (also below.)

Kyle Pepin - kpepin@mtu.edu
Dylan Anderson - djanders@mtu.edu

Hope to see you all next Tuesday Night!