With over 200 student organizations to be involved in at Michigan Tech, it is easy for students to get involved. The Center for Diversity and Inclusion sponsors many diversity-related student organizations—each with a specific purpose.
Whether students seek networking opportunities in a community of diverse professionals, social organizations aimed at embracing Tech’s outstanding diversity, or just a group of peers whom they click with from the moment they meet, CDI’s student organizations help all Huskies find their family.
Established to promote the understanding of Native American culture at Michigan Technological University, in the community, and in this organization; facilitate the exchange of information regarding employment opportunities, scholarships, and special programs.
Keweenaw Pride is the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, Intersex, Asexual and Straight Ally Organization of Michigan Technological University and the Keweenaw. We are a student group for LGBTQIA+ people, their straight allies and friends who seek to provide a safe place for those in need of support. We put on numerous social events throughout the year to promote a "queer positive" atmosphere on our campus. We encourage our members to become leaders within the organization as committee leaders.
The National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), with more than 35,700 members, is one of the largest student-governed organizations in the country. Founded in 1975, NSBE now includes more than 450 College, Pre-College, and Technical Professional/Alumni chapters in the United States and abroad. NSBE’s mission is "to increase the number of culturally responsible black engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally and positively impact the community." For more information, please visit www.nsbe.org.
The National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) is a 501(C)(3) non-profit association that is owned and managed by its members. The organization is dedicated to the academic and professional success of African-American engineering students and professionals. NSBE offers its members leadership training, professional development, mentoring opportunities, career placement services and more. NSBE is comprised of 242 collegiate, 70 professional and 82 pre-college active chapters nationwide and overseas. These chapters are geographically divided into six regions. NSBE is governed by an executive board of college students and engineering professionals and is operated by a professional staff in our World Headquarters located in Alexandria, VA.
The Society of African American Men (SAAM) is an organization dedicated to the promotion of brotherhood, unity, and scholastic achievement. The Society of African American Men also strives to help foster character development and discipline in African American men and provide cultural diversity and awareness throughout the community of Michigan Technological University (MTU). SAAM has a great understanding of the benefits of unity.
The Michigan Tech chapter of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers is just one chapter of many comprising our national organization. As a whole, we create strong leaders and innovators who share the same vision in promoting Hispanics and Latinos in the STEM field. We accept members from a variety of different backgrounds and fields of study. In our membership we encourage academic success and personal relationships not only with members but with our national representatives as well.
Meetings are held bi-weekly in the Center for Diversity and Inclusion (CDI- House next to Fisher) contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information
A world where Hispanics are highly valued and influential as leading innovators, scientists, mathematicians, and engineers.
To change lives by empowering the Hispanic community to realize it's fullest potential and impact the world through STEM awareness, access, support, and development.
The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers was established to increase the recruitment and retention and professional development of Hispanic/Latino science, math, engineering, technology students at Michigan Technological University; promote the advancement of Hispanic/Latino engineers and scientists in employment and education; develop and participate in programs with industry and the university, which benefit students seeking technical degrees; improve the retention of Hispanic/Latino students enrolled in science, math, engineering, technology.
The Society of Intellectual Sisters was established to promote sisterhood and scholarship primarily—but not exclusively—among African-American women. SIS also works to develop unification and cultural diversity at the University and in the community through service and fundraising.
The Women's Leadership Council (WLC) works to create a visible network of engaged and empowered women at Michigan Tech.
The WLC provides opportunities for women's leadership and professional development, actively works to increase female enrollment at Michigan Tech, responds to the needs of current women at Tech, and fosters an environment in which collaboration and mentoring can occur.
The mission of the Women’s Programming Committee is to plan and host campus-wide programming throughout the academic year in order to highlight the accomplishments of women, raise awareness about the issues facing women, and provide opportunities for women to attend workshops related to academic, social, personal and professional development.
The WPC coordinates events for Women's Month in March, hosts the Women's Film Series, and plans awareness campaigns in October and April to raise awareness about dating violence and sexual assault.