College of Business

Alumni and Friends

Stay Connected to Your School

Are you a graduate or friend of the College of Business 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 College of Business annual publication. The magazine illustrates how our students, alumni, faculty, College, and University create the future.

Alumni Profiles

Alex Kowalski

Alex Kowalski

'01

Alex Kowalski is CEO and owner of Performance Welding. Performance is an OEM contract manufacturer of metal assemblies based in Little Chute, WI. He acquired the distressed company in September of 2012 and brought in professional management for the turnaround. The company was profitable the very first year and has grown revenue organically 341% since he acquired it. . . .

Alumni Profiles

Tom Irwin

Tom Irwin

'63, '66

Throughout his career, Tom Irwin has used his Michigan Tech degrees to the utmost. He believes luck is preparation and opportunity and "Mich Tech excelled at the preparation, academically and in a very congenial environment". As president of Hodgkiss and Douma (H&D) Construction Company of Petoskey, H&D’s emphasis was highway construction, major recreation . . .

Alumni Profiles

Eric Peterson

Eric Peterson

'70, '71

Eric Peterson, originally from Detroit, completed his baccalaureate degree in civil engineering at Michigan Tech in 1970 and went on to earn a master’s in business administration in 1971.   Following graduation Mr. Peterson focused his career in the railroad industry, the majority of it with CSX Transportation.  After joining the company in 1974 as an Assistant . . .

Alumni Reunion

Reconnect with us at the next Alumni Reunion. The College of Business 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 College of Business. 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 College impacted your career, how we are unique from other business Colleges, 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 College 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 College 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.