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Anza Mitchell

Anza Mitchell


Why did you choose Michigan Tech? I heard about the winters and wanted to experience it for myself! Please tell us about a memorable experience you had during your time at Tech. I really enjoyed sledding with friends, the drag show, and traveling with Mind Trekkers How well did Michigan Tech prepare you for your career? . . .

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Sylvia Salahutdin

Sylvia Salahutdin


Sylvia Salahutdin graduated from Michigan Tech in 1991 with a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and is first in her family to become an Engineer.  She is currently the owner of seven LLC’s companies operating under the DBA Little Caesars Pizza franchises. Sylvia began her career at Michigan Tech in the co-op program working for Mead paper . . .

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Sandra Skinner

Sandra Skinner


Sandra received a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Michigan Tech in 1978. After graduating from the University, she accepted a position with Illinois Tool Works in Des Plaines, IL. Over the next several years, she held positions at various companies, joining United Technologies Automotive in 1983 as a manufacturing engineer. Sandra worked for . . .

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Fred Spagnoletti

Fred Spagnoletti '65

Fred Spagnoletti graduated from Michigan Tech in 1965 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering. Before graduation he accepted a position with Rocketdyne that he had interviewed for at MTU.  His first assignment was at their test site in the Santa Susana mountains NW of Los Angeles on the turbo pump for the F-1 rocket . . .

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