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Tech Wins Annual Blood Drive Competition

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By Marcia Goodrich


Last Modified 3:43 PM, July 20, 2009

March 5, 2007—

Michigan Tech outdrew Northern Michigan University, 136 to 126 pints, to win the annual Blood Drive Competition held Jan. 24.

Tech has claimed the plaque seven of eight years that the friendly contest has collected blood for the UP Regional Blood Center. During that time, Tech has collected 1,049 pints of blood for 10 regional hospitals. Thanks to all students, faculty, staff and community members who supported our winning effort.

Michigan Technological University is a public research university, home to more than 7,000 students from 60 countries around the world. Founded in 1885, the University offers more than 120 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in science and technology, forestry, business and economics, health professions, humanities, mathematics, and social sciences. Our beautiful campus in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula overlooks the Keweenaw Waterway and is just a few miles from Lake Superior.