The American Society for Engineering Management (National) announced a new ASEM Student Chapter at Michigan Tech.
The new student chapter at Tech has 15 student members including Kalli Hooper who will serve as the new national chapter president. Dana Johnson and Roger Woods will serve as their faculty advisors. The School of Business and Economics offers a BS degree in Engineering Management, which is the fastest growing program in their school.
– Dana M. Johnson – Tech Today February 3, 2017
Tech’s Cuenot Wins Men’s 20K Freestyle at the Telemark Series
The Michigan Tech Nordic Ski Teams were on the road again last weekend traveling to Cable Wisconsin to race in the Telemark Series at the Birkie Trailhead.
The Huskies had success in the freestyle competition Sunday. The men’s team competed in a 20K and the women raced in the 15K.
Gaspard Cuenot won his race, crossing the line seconds before Northern Michigan’s Adam Martin. Following Cuenot was David Jaszczak in ninth place, Tom Bye, 14th, Tomi Mikkonen, 27th and Mark Wenzel, 38th.
“It’s great that Gaspard got his first NCAA win, and against a strong field,” said Tech Head Coach Joe Haggenmiller.
In a field of 33 racers, Carolyn Lucca led the Huskies in 14th place with a time of 57:04.7. To read the full story and find out more about Michigan Tech Sports, visit michigantechhuskies.com.
College Choice, an online publication designed to help students and their families find the right college, has ranked Michigan Tech’s BS in Marketing one of the best bachelor’s degrees in marketing in the U.S. Tech’s program ranked 27th among the top 50 bachelor’s in marketing degrees in the country.
“The undergraduate marketing major at Michigan Tech, leading to a Bachelor of Science degree, provides foundational knowledge as well as flexibility to customize the degree through choise of electives such as global marketing, technical communication, econometrics and more,” said the College Choice website. “For even more personalization, the marketing major can also be combined with minors in economics and global business.
“In only one additional year, students can also complete the Accelerated Master’s program, earning undergraduate and graduate degrees in a fraction of the typical time.
“In addition to enriching courses like Business to Business Marketing and Integrated Marketing Communications, the major provides practical learning opportunities such as pitching a business in the New Venture Competition, developing a business plan for the Business Development Experience and visiting Silicon Valley to tour companies and meet with successful entrepreneurs.”
– Jenn Donovan, Tech Today
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Jonathan Leinonen has received a $2,500 grant to support a student research study of eco-tourism in the Upper Peninsula. The grant comes from the US Economic Development Administration-funded University Center for Regional Economic Innovation (REI) at the Michigan State Universityy Center for Community and Economic Development.
With Leinonen as faculty advisor, the Michigan Tech student team will collect data on eco-tourism resources and gaps in the UP, compare with successful eco-tourism regions and recommend a stronger business model.
The students are business management, engineering management and marketing majors in a spring semester class called Business Development Experiences.
– Jenn Donovan, Tech Today