Cognitive and Learning Sciences

Giving Opportunities

Your gift to the Department of Cognitive and Learning Sciences enhances the quality of tomorrow’s education—both in K-12 schools and higher education. The generosity of donors allows us to continue to attract world-class faculty, maintain state-of-the-art facilities and equipment, and design innovative programs.

Current Priorities

The department’s current priorities center on two key goals:

  • preparing Michigan’s future teachers to meet the educational needs of students by employing the most effective instructional technologies and techniques available; and
  • providing resources to advance scholarship and research in targeted areas of psychological science, specifically human factors and human performance.

Giving Needs

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Unrestricted Gifts

Gifts made directly to Cognitive and Learning Sciences are unrestricted, giving the department the flexibility to support their current priorities or respond to emerging opportunities.

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Psychology Development

Gifts designated to the psychology program at Michigan Tech enhance undergraduate education.

Questions About Your Gift?

Susan Amato-Henderson

  • Department Chair, Cognitive and Learning Sciences
  • Associate Professor of Psychology, Cognitive and Learning Sciences
906-487-2536
slamato@mtu.edu
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Ben Larson

Ben Larson

  • Director of Advancement, College of Sciences and Arts
906-487-2464
balarson@mtu.edu
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