Giving

Continue the Power of Giving

Because of you, Michigan Tech has achieved amazing discoveries, learning, and research. You have helped us to shape the future for students. But we can’t stop here. Help us go forward. You support dreams. You inspire confidence. You expand horizons. We need your ongoing support. Because you make an impact every day. And Michigan Tech thanks you.

2019 Summary

Michigan Technological University Impact Report 2019

Bhakta '58 and Sushama Rath

Dr. Bhakta Rath '58 – Giving back to his country and his alma mater

When Bhakta Rath arrived in Houghton on January 2, 1956, from Cuttack, India, he had never experienced weather colder than 60 degrees, and his warmest clothes were a double-breasted suit and a light overcoat.

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Tom '68 and Lynda Barley

Tom '68 and Lynda Barley – Helping students realize their dreams

By his own admission, Tom Barley has had a great life. “I had a 45-year, all-expenses-paid tour of the world, all with the same company,” he says. “We moved 13 times, and my wife loved to travel. It was very enjoyable.”

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Pat '67 and Debbie Horvath

Pat '67 and Debbie Horvath – Dual endowments benefit faculty and students

Michigan Tech has been part of Pat Horvath’s life almost as long as he can remember. Born and raised in the UP, he set his sights early on attending the University. “All while I was going to high school in Stephenson, Michigan Tech was in my vision,” he says.

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Pamela Klyn, Paula Wittbrodt, and Laura Farrelly

Class of '93 Alumnae – Delta Phi Epsilon Scholarship honors a long-standing friendship

By any measure, Laura Farrelly, Pamela Klyn, and Paula Wittbrodt lead fulfilling lives, and each attributes a big chunk of her success to Michigan Tech. But they also give credit to the big brown house at the corner of College Avenue and Agate Street.

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Jane Laird '68 and Dr. Martha Sloan

Jane Fryman Laird '68 and Dr. Martha Sloan – Blazing a trail for generations of Tech women

Two Michigan Tech trailblazers gathered at the Husky Statue Plaza during Alumni Reunion 2018 and shook hands for the first time. Both have made their mark at Michigan Tech: first, as women in an academic community made up almost exclusively of men, second as donors whose gifts have made a profound impact. They share a passion for providing their time, talent, and treasure to make the University even better.

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Financial Services

Your support makes a direct impact – A note from Joe Cooper, Director of Student Financial Services

In the Financial Aid Office, we encounter countless students each semester who are facing some sort of financial barrier to their success. Sometimes a parent has unexpectedly lost a job.

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  • $72.5
    million in university research expenditures
  • 15th
    highest early career pay in the nation
  • $60K
    average starting salary
  • 92%
    job placement rate
Students holding placards that say "We thank you."