Michigan Tech College of Business (COB) students have voted Ulrich (Ulli) Schmelzle, assistant professor of supply chain and operations management, as the 2022-23 COB Teacher of the Year.
Incoming College of Business marketing major Ruby Walker has been named a recipient of Michigan Tech’s Leading Scholar Award, the University’s premier competitive award. The Leading Scholar program recognizes incoming first-year Huskies who best exemplify leadership traits and scholarly achievement in and outside the classroom.
“Life is a book, and if you do not travel, you never go beyond the first chapter.” –Saint Augustine
After 42 years at Michigan Technological University, a chapter is complete for Thomas (Tom) Merz. Tom has been a professor of economics in the College of Business since 1980 and served as associate dean of the College for 10 years. He held visiting faculty positions with universities in Western Australia, Denmark, and Vietnam.
The eleventh-annual New Venture Challenge out of Central Michigan University’s Isabella Bank Institute for Entrepreneurship brought student innovators to Mount Pleasant, vying for more than $60,000 in prizes and services.
Michigan Tech teams earned both first and second place in THE Project 2023, a semester-long project management competition sponsored by the Western Michigan Project Management Institute. Finals were held last month at the Pinnacle Center in Hudsonville, Michigan, where Huskies went up against competitors from Ferris State University, Grand Valley State University, Hillsdale College, and Western Michigan University.