Look Who's Coming to Reunion—Join Us!


Ralph Swanson '42, who turned 97 in May, will celebrate his 75th anniversary as a Michigan Tech forestry graduate. We're looking forward to seeing him, and wife Harriet. And you! In addition to Michigan Tech Alumni Reunion events, from pasty picnic to cruises on the canal, the School of Forest Resources and Environmental Sciences has special events on the calendar especially for our alumni. 

SFRES Featured Events 

  • Forestry Alumni Social at the Doghouse
  • Hosted by Marty Jurgensen, SFRES research professor  
  • 7:30 p.m. Thursday, August 3
  • Douglass House Saloon, Downtown Houghton
  • SFRES Open House
  • 1:30–3 p.m. Friday, August 4
  • Hesterberg Hall and Atrium
  • Facilities and lab tours
  • Branded wood cookies given to School alumni
  • Refreshments served
  • SFRES Alumni Brunch at Nara Nature Center
  • 9:30 a.m. Saturday, August 5
  • US-41, two miles east of campus 
  • Women of Tech Social
  • 5–7 p.m. Saturday, August 5
  • Great Lakes Research Center
  • Phoenix Drive, Campus Waterfront 
  • Spouses and family also invited to this University-wide celebration

"My time at the forestry school was so filled with joy and enthusiasm. My oh my, was living out at the camp ever a highlight."

'79 alumnus Scott Stoery