Humanities Digital Media Zone

Humanities Digital Media Zone

This facility for digital media learning and production is only the beginning. Help us make this facility a state-of-the-art resource.

Multiliteracies Center

You gift will promote staff development and enhance services in a center dedicated to addressing the challenges of a complex and culturally diverse environment.

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Preparing international students for coursework in English is critical to developing the University as a global educational institution.

Diversity Studies Minor

Assist in preparing students to be communication experts in our increasingly diverse communities and workplaces.

Modern Languages

Support the experiences that study-aboard and learning another language can bring to a student. Seen here, Professor Hana Kang teaches a Chinese language course.

Graduate Study

Supporting graduate study will continue to help the department focus on the changing roles of technology, communication, and culture in contemporary societies.

International Graduate Recruitment

Your gift supporting international graduate recruitment will further Humanities intercultural reach and contribute to Michigan Tech's world-class reputation.

Giving Opportunities

Give to the Humanities

The Humanities are ever-more critical to student learning, the campus experience, and visionary scholarship. Our programs develop skills and broaden understanding in communication, critical thinking, global awareness, ethical judgment, and creativity. Your generous gift to the Humanities Department will enable us to move forward with exciting new initiatives and programs like the following.


Humanities Digital Media Zone (HDMZ)

A cutting-edge renovation in 2010 (formerly the Center for Computerized Language Instruction or CCLI) has made the HDMZ a campus-wide showcase for digital media learning and production. This is only the beginning! Help us make this beautiful facility a state-of-the-art resource for graphic design, digital media, document production, and other digitally-managed projects.

Multiliteracies Center

Formerly the Writing Center, this newly redesigned facility is expanding its services to address the challenges of learning and communicating in complex and culturally diverse environments. Your gift will enable this award-winning center to promote staff development, enhance services, and install the latest equipment to benefit students, staff, and faculty across Michigan Tech.

English as Second Language (ESL)

Preparing international students for course work in English is a critical step in developing Michigan Tech as a global educational institution. Our campus-wide programs in ESL require the latest software, equipment, and materials. Your gift is vital to maintaining these resources. In addition, you can support innovative programs like the Summer Intensive Language Experience (SMILE), offering international students rigorous classroom and laboratory instruction and an introduction to the local community and culture prior to their campus study.

Diversity Studies Minor

This new degree program aims to prepare students as communication experts in our increasingly diverse communities and workplaces. We need your help to make this program the academic center for diversity activities on campus. Your contribution will support a series of distinguished speakers and exhibits, student scholarships, and equipment and materials such as software packages for qualitative research.

Modern Languages

We offer minors and certificate programs in Chinese, French, German, and Spanish. Partner with us to make more study-abroad opportunities available and to bring state-of-the-art language learning materials and equipment to students.

Graduate Study

The Rhetoric and Technical Communication (RTC) Graduate programs (MA and PhD) provide robust scholarly experiences for students from across the country—and around the world. With your help, we can continue to develop our unique focus on the changing roles of technology, communication, and culture in contemporary societies. Your support for graduate student scholarships and conference participation will directly contribute to  RTC’s reputation for outstanding graduate study.

International Graduate Recruitment

Add your support for recruitment and scholarship programs to bring international graduate students into the RTC program. Your gift will give the Humanities an intercultural reach and contribute to Michigan Tech’s standing as a world-class university.