The Center for Diversity and Inclusion has a hand in many important initiatives on Michigan Tech’s campus. Our work is paramount to the success of both the University and our graduates. Our work is certainly never done.

Your generous gifts help us advance our mission. Whether you were a member of a diversity-minded student organization as a former Tech student or simply want to help promote an inclusive environment, your donations are greatly appreciated.

Ways to Give

BSA logo

Black Students Association (BSA) is an organization that was built to promote diversity, inclusion, social and cultural awareness to both the Black students as well as the wider Michigan Tech community. We seek to provide opportunities for dialogue, support, and to emphasize unity on campus. All are welcome to join.

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KP Keweenaw Pride logo.

Keweenaw Pride (KP) is Michigan Tech’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex, asexual, and straight ally (LGBTQIA+) organization. KP creates a safe place for those in need of support, provides educational presentations and forums for the campus community, participates in national awareness events such as Coming Out Day and Day of Silence, and hosts social events throughout the year to promote a "queer positive" atmosphere on campus.

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Text of We are Michigan Tech Annual Scholarship on a gold background with the MTU logo.

The We are Michigan Tech Student Annual Scholarship Fund was established to provide financial support for students at, or entering, Michigan Tech to promote diversity in the student population.

From the founding document: Its donors "desire to support the University's overall diversity efforts by providing scholarship awards to underrepresented minority students."

All majors are eligible.

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NSBE National Society of Black Engineers logo.

National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) is dedicated to the academic and professional success of African-American engineering students and professionals. NSBE offers its members leadership training, professional development, mentoring opportunities, career placement services, and more.

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Society of African American Men (SAAM) Logo

The Society of African American Men (SAAM) is an organization dedicated to the promotion of the values of unity, scholastic achievement, accountability, vitality, and altruism.

The Society of African American Men also strives to help foster character development and discipline for minority students and provide cultural diversity, inclusion, and awareness throughout the community of Michigan Technological University (MTU).

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SHPE logo Leading Hispanics in STEM.

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers was established to:

  • increase the recruitment, retention, and professional development of Hispanic/Latino science, math, engineering, and technology students at Michigan Tech;
  • promote the advancement of Hispanic/Latino engineers and scientists in employment and education; and
  • develop and participate in programs with industry and the University that benefit students seeking technical degrees.

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Women's Leadership Council logo.

Women's Outreach Programming at Michigan Tech works to:

  • promote the personal and professional development of female students,
  • provide opportunities for leadership development, and
  • enable community building and peer support.

Women’s outreach includes initiatives such as:

  • the Young Women Leaders Program, which pairs Michigan Tech undergraduates with local middle-school girls for a semester-long mentoring program that focuses on leadership skills; and
  • the Women’s Leadership Council, a student organization that works to cultivate leadership skills and provide a positive campus climate for females at Michigan Tech.

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