School of Business and Economics

Alumni and Friends

Stay Connected to Your School

Are you a graduate or friend of the School of Business and Economics at Michigan Tech? Connect with us by reading alumni profiles, Impact, our annual magazine, or by sharing your story.

Alumni News

Impact Magazine

Cover of the Impact magazine.


Impact
is the School of Business and Economics' annual publication. The magazine illustrates how our students, alumni, faculty, School, and University create the future.

Alumni Profiles

Daniel Kretz

Daniel Kretz

'70, '72

Dan graduated in 1970 with a BS degree in forestry and continued his education by earning a master’s degree in business administration from Michigan Tech. While a student at Tech he was active in Xi Sigma Pi, Blue Key, Air Force ROTC and he played football for MTU. As an undergraduate, he had the unique opportunity as senior class vice-president to serve as the . . .

Alumni Profiles

Joyce Ten Haken

Joyce Ten Haken

'70

Joyce Ten Haken Strikes a Proper Work/Life Balance As Michigan Tech was suffering with below normal temperatures and above average snowfall, Joyce Ten Haken ’70 was lamenting unseasonable January heat and historically dry conditions in northern California. But, she’ll adapt, just as she has all during her long, successful career in accounting. A . . .

Alumni Profiles

John Drake

John Drake

'64, '69

John Drake is serious about giving back to his alma mater. He attributes his success in large part to "the training and rigor of a Michigan Tech education with its insistence on understanding." Drake earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering in 1964 and a master’s in business administration in 1969. "Nobody was better prepared . . .

Alumni Reunion

Reconnect with us at the next Alumni Reunion. The School of Business and Economics Open House is held in the Academic Office Building 1:30–3:30 p.m.* during the Friday of Alumni Reunion week.

Faculty and staff would like the opportunity to meet you and share the exciting activities occurring in the School of Business and Economics. This will give you the opportunity to mingle with other alumni and reminisce about your alma mater.

* Please check the official Reunion schedule to confirm details and contact us at 906-487-2668 or business@mtu.edu if you have any questions. We look forward to seeing you soon!

Tell Us Your Story

Alumni, have a story to tell or advice to lend to our incoming business students? Tell us about how the School impacted your career, how we are unique from other business schools, why you think it is important for business students to have a STEM foundation, or anything else you'd like to pass along. Your voice, your story matters the future Huskies.

Share Your Story

Support Business School 2.0

Alumni and friends, support our goal of upgrading our physical space and help us create the future. The School requires smart classrooms, desirable office and research space to recruit and retain world-class faculty, and areas for teams of multidisciplinary students to collaborate, receive tutoring, and seek academic advice. Donor and State matching opportunities are available.

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Councils, Boards, and Speakers

The School has councils and boards to help us achieve our mission and be the top choice school for technology-centered business education among students and employers. Our Distinguished Guest Speakers connect with students, faculty, and staff by sharing knowledge and real-world business experiences.

If you would like to be considered, please contact us at 906-487-2668 or business@mtu.edu.