by Marcia Goodrich
Generations of Discovery: The Campaign for Michigan Tech has officially drawn to a
close, leaving behind a lasting legacy for the University.
Alumni and friends gave $215,366,353 to Michigan Tech, eclipsing the initial goal
of $200 million.
Generations of Discovery: The Campaign for Michigan Tech provided an ideal opportunity
for the University community to focus on realizing its strategic goals. Here are a
handful of the milestones achieved in the last seven years that illustrate how far we have come.
There were some arched eyebrows when Michigan Tech announced the goal for Generations
of Discovery: The Campaign for Michigan Tech, back in 2006.
We asked three of the principals what it was like trying to raise $200 million. President
Glenn Mroz, Vice President for Advancement Shea McGrew, and George Butvilas, who chairs
the Michigan Tech Fund Board of Trustees, agreed to talk with us.
Here are some extracts from their chat over coffee in the library café.
Your gifts, both large and small, are already making a difference. Here are just a
few examples that show how much you have done for Michigan Tech.
With backgrounds in fields as varied as mining, dentistry, manufacturing, brewing,
and R&D, these Michigan Tech alumni and friends have one thing in common: a legacy
of success and dedication.
by Karina Jousma
News from around Michigan Tech.
by Danny Messinger
Ever wonder what today’s students are talking about? For an honest perspective on
campus issues and events, we’ve pulled lines from a few recent articles in the Lode
to illustrate what matters to students.