Diane '81 and Craig '80 Holmes Making Trust Plans to Benefit Michigan Tech
Choosing to make Michigan Tech a beneficiary of your estate is a great way
to support the University without changing your day-to-day finances. There
Dr. Bhakta Rath '58 Giving Back to His Country and His Alma Mater
When Bhakta Rath arrived in Houghton on January 2, 1956, from Cuttack,
India, he had never experienced weather colder than 60 degrees, and...
Tom '68 and Lynda Barley Helping Students Realize Their Dreams
By his own admission, Tom Barley has had a great life. "I had a 45-year,
all-expenses-paid tour of the world, all with the same company," he says.
Pat '67 and Debbie Horvath Dual Endowments Benefit Faculty and Students
Michigan Tech has been part of Pat Horvath's life almost as long as he can
remember. Born and raised in the UP, he set his sights early on attending
Class of '93 Alumnae Delta Phi Epsilon Scholarship Honors a Long-Standing Friendship
y any measure, Laura Farrelly, Pamela Klyn, and Paula Wittbrodt lead
fulfilling lives, and each attributes a big chunk of her success to
Michigan Tech. But they also give...
Jane Fryman Laird '68 and Dr. Martha Sloan Blazing a Trail for Generations of Tech Women
Two Michigan Tech trailblazers gathered at the Husky Statue Plaza during
Alumni Reunion 2018 and shook hands for the first time. Both have made
their mark at...
John and Phyllis Seaman, Honoring a Family Legacy
When you hear A.E. Seaman, you might think of the A. E. Seaman Mineral Museum. But for John Seaman, A.E. was grandpa. And honoring his late grandfather...
Nuttalls - What it Means to Give
It's the helping hand that pulls you up the most when you need it, and Grant Nuttall has never forgotten the hands that have helped him. The retired...
Lina Taskovich - The Graduate School at Michigan Tech
Filling out financial aid paperwork before the first year of college can be stressful. Thankfully, a number of aid options are available to most students...
Lentz - Bequest Through a Living Trust
Mark and Connie Lentz's decision to support Michigan Tech actually began with Mark's father, Dean, Class of '53.
Calder - Charitable Remainder Trust - A Tax-Free Sale
Years ago, John Calder set an optimistic goal for himself. "I wanted to give Tech $1 million," he says. "When I decided to do that...
Larm - Charitable Gift Annuity - Fixed Income for Retirement
Ken Larm, a civil engineering graduate and veteran of the Korean War, retired as a cost estimator and process engineer for the Crown Group Inc...
Shunta - Gift of Appreciated Securities - Capital Gains Bypassed
"Normally, Judy and I prefer to keep our charitable activities, if not anonymous, certainly low key," says Rudy Shunta. "We like to help..."
Frayer - Charitable Gift Annuity - Peace of Mind
As a former dean of the School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science, Ed Frayer wants to provide benefits to...
McBride - Deferred Gift Annuity - A Conservative Way to Give
Dave McBride recognized instantly that Michigan Tech would be a good fit. "When I went to Tech, I knew right off the bat it was the place...
Rivard - Bargain Sale - Part Gift and Part Sale
Dan Rivard had a couple of distinguished careers at Ford Motor Company. First, he was the process quality overseer when "quality became job one."
Reddy - An IRA Bequest to Save Taxes
Damoder "Pati" Reddy understands better than most the value of education. It was education, made possible by his family's sacrifices...
Drake - Bequest to Create a Lasting Endowment
John and Cathi Drake have endowed a professorship in their name within the Department of Mechanical Engineering–Engineering Mechanics.
Lehman - Gift Annuity for Real Estate
Don Lehman came to Michigan Tech in 1959 to get an education and play football. He did both, earning MVP honors in 1962 and graduating...
Warren - The Retirement Unitrust
Joe Warren remembers Professor Bredekamp's class as if it were yesterday, but that's to be expected, he says.
Charitable Lead Trust: A Way To Transfer Assets to Children.
Joe and Kathy worked for years building their nest egg for retirement. They also want to provide for their children.