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Give Back to the Pack

Celebrate Winter Carnival 2023 from wherever you are and Give Back to the Pack on February 8–10! Huskies from across the country and globe are coming together during this time-honored Michigan Tech tradition to make a difference in the lives of our 7,000+ students.

Your gift—big or small—to Michigan Tech will create an immediate impact on the lives of Michigan Tech students and the community.

Thank you for your support!

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Athletics Leaderboard by Gifts
Which Michigan Tech athletics team will receive the most donations during Give Back To The Pack? Make a gift to help get your favorite team to the top of the leaderboard!
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Blizzard's Birthday Celebration
Celebrate 50 years of Blizzard T. Husky with gifts for Blizzard's Birthday! All gifts to the William W. & Kathleen A. Wassberg Michigan Tech Husky Mascot Endowment will be matched dollar for dollar by Bill and Kathy Wassberg up to $28,000.
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Chemical Engineering (CME) Anton Pintar Faculty Fellow Endowment Fund Match
For every dollar donated to the Anton Pintar Faculty Fellow Endowment Fund, Philip '69 and Lynne Watters will generously match up to $20,000.
$5,000
Chemical Engineering (CME) Undergraduate Learning Commons (ULC)
Huskies have a long tradition of helping each other learn. Help make a space to do just that. Make a gift of any amount to the CME Department or to the ULC. For every 15 donors, Gary '70 Sparrow has agreed to provide $5000 (up to a total of $25,000) to support the ULC.
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Civil, Environmental, and Geospatial Engineering (CEGE) Coaster Giveaway
The first 150 people who make a donation to the CEGE Department will be entered into a random drawing. Three lucky recipients will receive some hand-made coasters fabricated from concrete core samples of some of the most beautiful concrete on the planet.
$5,000
Civil, Environmental, and Geospatial Engineering (CEGE) Ed Haltenhoff Student Activity Fund
Ed Haltenhoff influenced many lives. To continue his legacy, the CEGE Department is establishing the Ed Haltenhoff Student Activity Learning Fund to support hands-on learning activities. For every 10 donors, Mull-It-Over Products will donate $5,000 up to a total of $25,000.
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College of Business (COB) Match
Support the greatest needs of the COB. For every dollar raised, generous donors Dan '90 and Anne-Marie Batten will match up to $5,000!
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College of Business (COB) Starter Match
Stretch your donation. For every dollar raised, donors Mary '73 and Kerry '72 Irons will generously match up to $2,500 for the COB.
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College of Computing (CC) T-Shirt Giveaway
The first 128 individuals who donate $128 or more to the College of Computing (CC) or any of its departments will receive a t-shirt! Donors will be contacted to establish proper t-shirt size and shipping address. Gifts must be made online. Limit one per donor.
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College of Engineering (COE) T-Shirt Challenge
The first one hundred people who donate $100 or more to the College of Engineering (COE) or any of its departments will receive a T-shirt! Donors will be contacted to establish proper t-shirt size and shipping address. Gifts must be made online. Limit one per donor.
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Electrical & Computer Engineering (ECE) Circuit Board Giveaway
The first 150 people who donate $250 or more to the ECE Department Strategic Initiative Fund will be entered into a drawing. Ten (10) lucky winners will receive a U.P. silhouette circuit board made right here on campus that shows where your heart belongs. Gifts must be made online. Limit one per donor.
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Engineers Without Borders (EWB) Match
Help more Huskies help humanity by supporting the great work of Engineers without Borders. Cathy '88 and Mike '87 Paddock will graciously match all donations to EWB up to $5,000.
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Football Locker Room
The first 25 people who make a gift of $100 or more to support the Football Locker Room Rennovations will be entered into a random drawing. One (1) lucky winner will receive 2 VIP tickets to a Football Game of your choice.
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Geological and Mining Engineering & Sciences (GMES) Glowing Rock Giveaway
Win a starter pack of Syenite Rocks Rich in Fluorescent Sodalite, UV Flashlight, & Map. Your gift of $100 or more to support GMES enters you for a chance to win one of ten (10) starter packs for hunting glowing rocks (aka Yooperlites.) Limit one prize per person.
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HuskyBites Engineering STEM Outreach Challenge
HuskyBites, MTU's free zoom webinar continues to inspire and educate people about potential careers in STEM fields. Anyone who makes a gift of $100 or more to "Engineering STEM Outreach" will have their name entered into a random drawing. Multiple lucky winners will receive a home-grown 3-D Printed Metal Husky. Limit one prize per person.
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Jazz Band Match
Support the Jazz Band at Michigan Tech! For each dollar raised, Mary '73 and Kerry '72 Irons will match up to $2,500.
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Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering Technology (MMET) Match
For every dollar raised, Richard and Catherine Podkul will match up to $1,750 to support the Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering Technology (MMET) program.
$10,000
Materials Science & Engineering (MSE) Challenge
Help "forge" an even greater MSE department - by joining The Bud Brown family. For every 10 donors, an additional $10,000 will be unlocked - up to a total of $43,000.
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Mechanical Engineering - Engineering Mechanics (MEEM) - Learning Center Giveaway
Support the MEEM Learning Center by making a donation. The first 20 gifts over $75 will receive an MEEM baseball cap. Limit one per donor.
$10,000
Mechatronics Playground Challenge
The Mechatronics Playground provides cutting-edge hardware for students to explore & learn. For every 10 donors, an additional $10,000 will be unlocked - up to a total of $60,000. This challenge was generously funded by Mark Gauthier '85.
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NSBE/SIS Scholarship Match
Support this scholarship for active members of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) and Society of Intellectual Sisters (SIS). Sally & Rex Richie have generously agreed to match $1,000. Learn more about the scholarship at give.mtu.edu/NSBESIS.
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Number of Gifts Leaderboard by Area of Campus
Which area of campus will receive the most donations during Give Back to the Pack? Make a gift to help get your favorite area of campus to the top of the leaderboard!
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Pep Band Giveaway
The first 150 people who support the Pep Band with a gift in any amount will be entered into a random drawing. Three (3) lucky recipients will receive their very own Pep Band Mystery Gift. Gifts must be made online. Limit one per donor.
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Prep4Tech - Ensuring More Student Success
Prep4Tech started to make sure first-year students are on the path to early academic success. Ralph Larson '81 will match your gifts to Prep4Tech up to $3,000. Support the newest class of Huskies!
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Roses for the Rozsa
The first 25 people who make a gift of $100 or more to the Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts, will be entered into a random drawing. One (1) lucky donor will receive two tickets to a Rozsa Center Presenting Series performance, including a backstage tour, and a floral arrangement from a local florist.
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Summer Youth Program (SYP) Giveaway
In honor of the 50th Anniversary of SYP, the first 50 people who make a donation to SYP will be entered into a random drawing. Three (3) lucky recipients will receive a commemorative coffee mug.
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Support The Arts & Win Some Artwork
The first 50 people who make a gift of $100 or more to any area in the College of Sciences and Arts (CSA) will be entered into a random drawing. Ten (10) lucky recipients will receive a numbered print of the painting “Pilgrim River", signed by Professor Emerita Mary Any Beckwith.
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Taste of the Forest Giveaway
Do you have a taste for maple syrup hand-crafted by Huskies? The first 50 people who make a gift of $75 or more to the Ford Center and Forest will be entered into a contest. Three (3) lucky donors will receive a bottle of maple syrup.
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Who is Giving?
Which Michigan Tech community group is making the largest impact during Give Back To The Pack?
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Biomedical Engineering (BME) Department Match
Support the 25th Anniversary of BME at MTU by helping us raise $25,000! Double your dollar with help from Ken Larm '50 who will generously match up to $12,500.
$10,000
Chemical Engineering (CME) Anton Pintar Faculty Fellow Endowment Fund Challenge
Help honor the legacy of Professor Emeritus Anton Pintar. After 10 donations to the Anton Pintar Faculty Fellow Endowment Fund, Marie '82 and Mike '82 Cleveland will generously donate $10,000 towards the endowment fund.
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Chemical Engineering (CME) Department Match
Mary '73 and Kerry '72 Irons will match up to $2,500 for every dollar raised. The funds will support the CME Department at Michigan Tech.
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Chemical Engineering (CME) Unit Operations (UO) Lab Challenge
Our Chemical Engineering program has always enjoyed a world-class UO Lab that enhances our excellent hands-on education. Jerry '60 and Suzanne Blumberg have graciously agreed to provide a $10,000 matching gift to support the UO lab.
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Civil, Environmental, and Geospatial Engineering (CEGE) Department Match
Make your donation go farther. Any donation to CEGE will be matched up to $12,500 from the support of Ken Larm '50.
$5,000
College of Business (COB) Leadership Scholarship Challenge
Bob ’66 and Suzi Tripp will generously support the COB Leadership scholarship. For every 5 donors, an additional $5,000 will be unlocked - up to a total of $25,000.
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College of Business (COB) Match
For every dollar raised, generous donors Marie '82 and Mike '82 Cleveland will match up to $10,000! Funds will support students in the COB through the following opportunities: Sam B. Tidwell Learning Center, Student Entrepreneurship, Student Marketing Research Consult, Management Information Systems Fund, Applied Portfolio Management Fund, and the Student Economic Outlook Project.
$50,000
College of Computing (CC) Dean's Innovation Fund Challenge
After 50 people donate to the Dean of Computing Innovation Fund, an anonymous donor will generously donate $50,000.
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College of Engineering (COE) Match
Donate to Prep4Tech, HuskyBites Engineering STEM Outreach, SWE, or the College of Engineering Strategic Fund. The COE External Advisory Board will double your gift with a match up to $10,000
$10,000
College of Forest Resources & Environmental Science (CFRES) Challenge
CFRES Dean Emeritus Ed Frayer challenges you to support CFRES. Donate to any area in CFRES and for every 10 donors, Ed has agreed to provide $10,000 (up to a total of $60,000) to support his Ed Frayer Family Endowed Scholarship.
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Electrical & Computer Engineering (ECE) Optics and Photonics Endowed Scholarship Fund Match
For each dollar raised, Eustace Dereniak '63 will match up to $15,000 to support the Optics and Photonics Endowed Scholarship Fund.
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Fellowship Fund Match
Janet Matwiyoff knows first-hand how difficult paying off the last year of Graduate school and writing your thesis can be. Make a donation to the Fund for Michigan Tech Fellowship fund, and it will be matched 1-for-1 up to $5,000.
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Geological and Mining Engineering & Sciences (GMES) Cozy Blanket Giveaway
Take a chance on a cozy 50x60 Geologic Bedrock Map of Michigan's Upper Peninsula Woven Blanket. If you'd like to stay warm with a 50x60 woven blanket featuring the geologic bedrock map of Michigan's Upper Peninsula, contribute to the GMES Department. Your gift of $1000 or more allows you to win one of three (3) custom-made blankets with artwork originally done by Ph.D. alumnus Federica Lanza, '18. Gifts must be made online. Limit one prize per person.
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Highest Dollar Total
Your generosity shapes Michigan Tech's future and the opportunities available to students. Thank you for giving to these projects and departments!
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International Giving Challenge
PeiPei Zhao '09 wants to challenge international Huskies to make a donation. PeiPei will match your donation, up to $5,000, with a gift to the Global Elite Bridge Scholarship.
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Linda Ott Broadening Participation in Computing Fund Challenge
Dale Luck '79 will graciously donate $0xC350 ($50,000) to support increased efforts to broaden opportunities in computing. Donate to the Linda Ott Broadening Participation in Computing Fund. For every 8 donations, a portion of the challenge will be unlocked!
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Materials Science & Engineering (MSE) Cast Iron Pan Giveaway
If you'd like a cast iron pan hand-made right in the MTU foundry, make a contribution to the Materials Science & Engineering (MSE) area. The first 25 people who make a gift of $125 or more to MSE will be entered into a random drawing. Three (3) lucky donors will receive their very own Husky Skillet.
$10,000
Mechanical Engineering - Engineering Mechanics (MEEM) - World Class Hands-On Learning Labs
Make a donation to support the MEEM Department learning lab space used by students to enhance their hands-on education. Every 10 donations of more than $50 will unlock a $10,000 gift from our anonymous donor, up to $150,000 in total.
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Mechanical Engineering - Engineering Mechanics (MEEM) Match
For every $1 contributed to the Mechanical Engineering - Engineering Mechanics (MEEM) Department, Professor Emereti William Predebon will match up to $2,000.
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Mush Fund Match
For every dollar raised to the Mush Fund, the Fund for Michigan Tech Scholarship, and the Fund for Michigan Tech Fellowship, Mary '73 and Kerry '72 Irons will match up to $2,500. The money will be given to the Mush Fund, which supports the greatest opportunities across campus.
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Number of Gifts Leaderboard
Gifts of any size matter, and they all add up to make a major difference at Michigan Tech. These projects or funds have the highest number of gifts making an impact today!
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$10,000
Outdoor Adventure Program (OAP) Match
Enjoying the beauty of the Keweenaw has always been part of the Michigan Tech Experience. Help more Huskies experience the health benefits of enjoying the great outdoors. After 75 gifts to the OAP, an anonymous donor will contribute $75,000 to the OAP.
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Pi Giveaway
It's everyone's irrational number! Donate $100π (that’s $314.15) or more to any area of campus and you'll be entered into a contest. Two (2) lucky donors will be entered into a random drawing for a chance to win some MTU swag. Limit one per donor. Gifts must be made online.
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Rachel Wussow Memorial Scholarship Match
Rachel Wussow held many leadership roles during her time in Student Affairs at Michigan Tech. A group of alum from Rachel's time on campus have agreed to match any donation to the Rachel Wussow Memorial Scholarship fund up to $2,500.
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Sailing Into Retirement Contest
In honor of Nancy Byers Sprague's 45 years with Michigan Tech, the Graduate School is giving away some stuffed Huskies. The first 45 people who support the Graduate School with a gift of more than $100, will be entered into a random drawing. Three (3) lucky recipients will receive a stuffed Husky with a ribbon signed by Nancy. Gifts must be made online. Limit one per donor.
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Summer Youth Program (SYP) Scholarships
Over the past 50 years, we've had thousands of students attend SYP. A gift of $1,000 will fund a scholarship for one student. Your gift of this amount (or more) will make you eligible to receive a limited edition, 50th Anniversary SYP print. Donors will be contacted after the event to select their print. Limit one per donor.
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Sustainability Match
For every dollar donated, Mike '69 and Karen Gregory will generously match up to $10,000 to support sustainability at Michigan Tech.
$40,000
Verdie Cox Memorial Basketball Endowed Scholarship Challenge
After 200 people donate to any Athletics fund, Jack Keily will generously donate $40,000 to the Verdie Cox Memorial Basketball Endowed Scholarship.
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Win a SWEet Sweatshirt!
Everyone who donates to the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Endowed Scholarship will receive a SWEet Headband. Anyone who donates $100 or more to the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Endowed Scholarship will be entered into a random drawing. Three (3) lucky donors will win a SWE Sweatshirt. Donors will be contacted to establish proper sweatshirt size and shipping address. Gifts must be made online. Limit one per donor.
Turn the map gold with your donation!
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