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Winter Carnival 2015

February 4, 2015 in Uncategorized

Hello Parents, I hope you’re all having a great week. Students are having a blast as we enjoy the 83rd annual Winter Carnival! Students have been celebrating Winter Carnival since the start of the semester, and the festivities will come to a peak with the famous All-Nighter on Wednesday, with no classes on Thursday or [...]

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From the left, Women in Engineering alumnae Monica Lester and Rachel Kloc,, Tech alumna and Ford representative Cynthia Hodges, President Glenn Mroz, WIE alumnae  Kara Barakowski and Maggie Stangis.

Ford Motor Company Donates Support for Women in Engineering Scholarships

March 2, 2015

Science, math and classes are normally the farthest things from a high school student’s mind during summer vacation. But every summer about 150 pre-college women trek up to Michigan Tech to participate in Women in Engineering (WIE), a scholarship program and an intensive, exciting week-long look into engineering careers. For some, it’s a life-changing experience.

This year, WIE and the young women attending will be able to do even more, thanks to a $10,000 donation from Ford Motor Company.

Tech alumna Cynthia Hodges, representing Ford Motor Company, presented Michigan Tech with the company’s check. Hodges earned a bachelor's and master's degree . . .

Dale and Judy Elliott

Elliott Family Endowed Scholarships will Enable Business Students to Attend Michigan Tech

March 2, 2015

Michigan Technological University is something of an Elliott family tradition.  Dale Elliott, his older brother, two brothers-in-law, a sister-in-law as well as a niece and her husband  all went to school there.

Elliott earned an MBA from Michigan Tech’s School of Business and Economics in 1979 and he has served on both the business school’s national advisory board and the President’s Advancement Council. He is also a Life Trustee of the Michigan Tech Fund.

Now he and his family have pledged $1.1 million in scholarship funding to help deserving business students—particularly first-generation college students—benefit from a Michigan Tech education.

“In today’s . . .