Montana Tech has a rich community of student clubs. These groups reflect academic interests, hobbies, philanthropic causes, athletics, music, drama, religion, cultural affiliations and career goals. Many of these organizations offer experiences that enhance students’ educational experience while at Montana Tech and provide professional experience and networking to ease their transition into their careers after graduation.
Below is a sampling of our Montana Tech clubs and a brief look at their mission. All of the clubs listed on this page are currently raising funds to support their clubs and thank you for investing in their student experience.
We will be adding additional clubs through 4 pm MST on 9/8/21. If you are interested in having your club featured please contact Shannon Panisko at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are interested in supporting one, some or all of our Montana Tech clubs please select Student Clubs from the right drop down when you make your gift and your chosen club or clubs from the left drop down option.
The Montana Technological University student chapter of The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) provides civil engineering students not only the resources they need to excel academically, but also instills the characteristics and provides the opportunities that they will need to excel professionally. We aim to develop well rounded civil engineers to send off into the work force.
The main purposes of the Montana Tech Student Section of the American Society of Safety Engineers are to provide students with opportunities to explore the field of OSH/IH, learn about professional societies, and socialize. Another plus for student members is they are eligible for scholarships from the ASSE Foundation.
The Association of General Contractors of Montana Tech participates in a regional/national construction competition in February each year. The club represents MT Tech very well through excellent performance, job placement, and representing the integrity of our school. The club will have expenses this year for the competition (whether virtual or in person) and for club activities to continue education and exposure with the construction industry.
During DayOne all gifts to Association of General Contractors of Montana Tech will be matched 1:1 up to $500 thanks to Sonya and Scott Rosenthal.
The Montana Tech Business Guild Club (BGC) is a multi-disciplinary club where students collaborate to produce outcome driven solutions for various clients. The BGC works in a diverse and rich environment to create a valuable learning and experiential opportunities for its members and community. Members engage with a variety of stakeholders to help grow and enhance their professional networks.
The main purpose of Club MET is to provide exposure to metallurgical and materials processes, companies, and professional conferences. Donations will go towards blacksmithing, casting, and machining activities for the Montana Tech student population. Funds will also go towards funding for supplies for community educational outreach about metallurgy and materials.
Gifts made to Club MET during DayOne 2021 will be matched 1:1 up to $1000 thanks to an anonymous donor.
C.R.A.B.S. Rugby promotes leadership, community involvement, and athleticism through the continuation of rugby at Montana Tech. As our team continues to grow its membership base, we are becoming more competitive and successful. The C.R.A.B.S. are the current trophy holders for the Big Sky Collegiate Championship Cup. Funds raised for C.R.A.B.S. Rugby will be used to purchase safety and practice equipment, help with travel and tournament fees, and assist the team in its mission to spread rugby to the community through public rugby clinics and youth development sessions.
Engineers Without Borders is a volunteer organization that builds a better world through engineering projects designed to help communities meet their basic needs. Montana Tech's Student Chapter of Engineers Without Borders has made an impact on campus, in Butte, and in El Salvador over the last 12+ years. With a major project completed, the Montana Tech's Student Chapter of Engineers Without Borders is ready to take on a new challenge, this time in Nicaragua, and involves a latrine system in a small remote village. Montana Tech's Student Chapter of Engineers Without Borders is raising funds to assist with design reviews, travel, and purchasing supplies to support this community project.
During DayOne all gifts to Engineers Without Borders will be matched 1:1 up to $500 thanks to Sonya and Scott Rosenthal.
The Montana Tech Chapter of International Society of Explosives Engineers, ISEE promote career development and encourage explosives engineering instruction in appropriate education curricula.To promote the professional development, competence, and qualifications of explosives engineers, practitioners and those entering the field. To promote standardization of terminology, methods and regulations in explosives engineering.
Gifts made to the Montana Tech Chapter of International Society of Explosives Engineers during DayOne 2021 will be matched 1:1 up to $1000 thanks to an anonymous donor along with Sonya and Scott Rosenthal.
Montana Tech Mining Team competes in the International Collegiate Mining competitions which began in 1978 to honor the memory of 91 miners who died on May 2, 1972, when fire broke out in the Sunshine Mine near Kellogg, Idaho, one of the world’s largest silver mines. Since then, the competitions have been dedicated to all miners who are lost on the job and your Montana Tech Mining Team has represented our state in all 39 annual events with the exception of 2020 and 2021 when the competition was cancelled due to COVID-19. All gifts to the Montana Tech Mining Team will be used to support multiple Montana Tech teams attending the competition now and for years to come.
Gifts made to the Montana Tech Mining Team during DayOne 2021 will be matched 1:1 up to $2,000 thanks to an anonymous donor.
Montana Tech Mine Rescue is a student run organization that aims to give members the skills and experience of being on a mine rescue team. The club focuses on preparing for collegiate and professional mine rescue competitions where teams get to respond to scenarios and hone their rescue skill set as well as network with members of the industry. Members are taught hands-on first aid skills in addition to the care and maintenance of specialized mine rescue equipment. The knowledge that team members gain is valuable for the rest of their careers, even outside of mine rescue.
Gifts made to Montana Tech Mine Rescue during DayOne 2021 will be matched 1:1 up to $2,000 thanks to an anonymous donor.
The Montana Tech NASA Robotic Mining Club (NRMC) is a multi-disciplinary club, where the students work together to design, and build a robot to compete at the NASA Robotic Mining competition at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The competition consists of a robot being either remotely operated, or autonomously to move, dig, and dump as much of the simulated Martian surface from one end of the arena to the other in the allotted time. Approximately 30 students participate in the Montana Tech NRMC and 10 students make the trip in May to Florida. Students include everyone from Freshman through graduate school.
The Montana Tech SAE Baja Club is raising funds for entry fees, materials, and transportation to compete in the SAE Baja Collegiate Design Competition. Montana Tech has been competing in the SAE Baja Collegiate Design Competition for the past 7 years with a dedication to improving each year.
The Montana Technological University student chapter of the Society of Women in Engineering (SWE) empowers all students to reach their full potential in careers as engineers, leaders, and other STEM fields. Our vision is to create a world with gender parity and equality in engineering and technology.
Anderson-Carlisle Technical Society at Montana Tech - Student Chapter SME members have the opportunity to meet Alumni, industry contacts, attend technical sessions, and often find internships and permanent jobs. While times are uncertain as far as travel, the students are committed to being prepared for this year and future years and are truly appreciative of your support. Below is a photo our of students at the 2020 SME convention in Phoenix.
Gifts made to The Anderson-Carlisle Technical Society at Montana Tech - Student Chapter SME during DayOne 2021 will be matched 1:1 up to $2,000 thanks to an anonymous donor.
Montana Tech Student Nurses Association promotes health and wellness in our community. Our mission is to mentor students preparing to convey the standards, ethics, and skills to be leaders of nursing.
After diligent hard work last year, Women in Mining (WIM) awarded MT Tech with the recognition of being a student chapter over the summer. This new student chapter encourages all folks that may be interested in mining or / and interested in a career in mining (mining engineers, other engineers, OSHA, environmental, metallurgists, geologists, business majors, etc.). Fundraising is used to further expose club members to mining through field trips, presentations by industry professionals, and participation in the annual conference.
Gifts made to Women in Mining during DayOne 2021 will be matched 1:1 up to $750 thanks to an anonymous donor and Sonya and Scott Rosenthal.
If you are interested in supporting one, some or all of our Montana Tech clubs please select Student Clubs from the right drop down when making your gift and then select your chosen club or clubs from the left drop down option.
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