MTU Class of 2022 Celebrates Spring Commencement

Sometimes all the elements you need to achieve a goal are found close to home. Just
ask the two featured speakers at Michigan Technological University’s 2022 Spring Commencement.

The ceremony, at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in the John J. MacInnes Student Ice Arena, is a milestone
for more than 950 Huskies receiving their hard-earned bachelor’s, master’s and Ph.D.
degrees. They’ll be addressed by student speaker Brooke Tienhaara, who will earn her
B.S. in Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) with a minor in philosophy and ethics, and commencement speaker John U. Bacon, a bestselling author who serves on Michigan Tech’s Board of Trustees. 

An Education Journey Set in the Heart of the Keweenaw

Tienhaara, who grew up in Calumet 20 minutes north of Tech, always knew she wanted
to be in health care. “My mother is an ER/ICU nurse, and she has been a key role model
in my life,” she said. “It

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