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The Michigan Tech Fund has received a nearly $2.3 million dollar gift from the estate of Patt Hall, right to fund a scholarship established by her father, William Robinson, left.

Alumnus Funds Mechanical Engineering Scholarships

July 14, 2015
By Mark Wilcox

New and current students studying mechanical engineering at Michigan Tech could be eligible for a new scholarship, thanks to a $2.3 million gift from the estate of an alumnus, William P. Robinson, '41.  

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From the left, Women in Engineering alumnae Monica Lester and Rachel Kloc,, Tech alumna and Ford representative Cynthia Hodges, President Glenn Mroz, WIE alumnae  Kara Barakowski and Maggie Stangis.

Ford Motor Company Donates Support for Women in Engineering Scholarships

March 2, 2015
By Monica Lester

Ford Motor Company donates $10,000 to help Tech's Women in Engineering program provide scholarships to girls uninterested in  engineering careers. 

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Dale and Judy Elliott

Elliott Family Endowed Scholarships will Enable Business Students to Attend Michigan Tech

March 2, 2015
By Jennifer Donovan

Alumnus Dale Elliott and his family give $1.1 million to endow undergraduate scholarships in the School of Business and Economics.

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Michigan Tech's GM Foundation-supported Baja team competing in Backwoods Baja in Wisconsin in October.

Michigan Tech Receives $100,000 from General Motors Foundation

November 3, 2014
By Jennifer Donovan

GM Foundation gives Michigan Tech $100,00 to support a variety of student educational activities and diversity initiatives.

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John '64 '69 and Cathi Drake, center, with department chair William Predebon, left, and Professor Gordon Parker, right, who holds the new Drake Endowed Chair in Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics.

John and Cathi Drake Create Endowed Chair in Mechanical Engineering–Engineering Mechanics

August 7, 2014
By Marcia Goodrich

The new post will be held by Professor Gordon Parker.

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William Jackson '58 and his grandchildren, Cole and Robin, cut the ceremonial ribbon dedicating the William G. Jackson Center for Teaching and Learning, while Michigan Tech President Glenn Mroz looks on. Photo: Bryana Riutta, brockit inc.

Jackson Center Dedication Ceremonies Held Monday

July 8, 2014
By Marcia Goodrich

The center rings together a suite of technological tools to enhance teaching, learning, learning assessment and student evaluations.

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Frank Pavlis

Michigan Technological University Announces Creation of Pavlis Honors College

February 21, 2014
By Marcia Goodrich

In recognition of benefactor Frank E. Pavlis, Class of 1938

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Richard Henes

Three ME-EM Faculty Members Appointed to Henes Associate Professorships

January 16, 2014
By Marcia Goodrich

The latest gift to the University from 1948 mechanical engineering graduate Richard Henes.

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Michigan Tech students will soon benefit from two gifts from alumni designed to support teaching and learning.

Alumni Gifts Fund Two Major Learning Initiatives at Michigan Tech

May 3, 2013
By Marcia Goodrich

The Wahtera Center for Student Success and the William G. Jackson Center for Teaching and Learning

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Michigan Tech Receives $100,000 from General Motors

March 1, 2013
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech receives $100,000 from long-time supporter General Motors. 

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