Staff

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Brenda Rudiger

Executive Director of Alumni Relations

906-487-2400
brudiger@mtu.edu
Alumni House

About Brenda

  • Supports the Michigan Tech Alumni Association, a group of dedicated volunteers from across the country.
  • Leads a team of alumni relations professionals who develop and support a wide range of programs for students and alumni.
  • Works with the Michigan Tech Annual Fund team who secure contributions to benefit the University and our students.
  • Participates in events across the country to meet alumni and friends.
  • Advises the Michigan Tech Student Foundation (MTSF) and is an instructor for UN1010, a college success course for first year students.

Erin Thompson (Jarvi)

Assistant Director - Alumni and Student Programs

906-487-2400
erint@mtu.edu
Alumni House

About Erin

  • A Michigan Tech Alumna.
  • Experience in the pharmaceutical research industry and in Michigan Tech admissions helps her to connect with varied audiences.
  • Coordinates and manages the annual Alumni Reunion and works with the Alumni Association.
  • Advises the Michigan Tech Student Foundation.
  • Oversees student programming.
Kay Larson

Kay Larson

Assistant Director - External Relations

906-487-2400
kayl@mtu.edu
Alumni House

About Kay

  • Works with the Regional Chapter volunteer network
  • Organizes regional events and mass communication efforts
  • Oversees Michigan Tech Alumni Association social media presence

Steven Dobbs

Marketing and Communications Manager

906-487-2400
steven@mtu.edu
Alumni House

About Steven

  • Web presence management
  • Marketing development and implementation
Heather Sander

Heather Sander

Administrative Aide

906-487-2400
hesander@mtu.edu
Alumni House

About Heather

  • Provides comprehensive support functions for the Office of Alumni Relations and for the Michigan Tech Alumni Association (MTUAA)
  • Manages departmental accounts and budgets for Alumni Relations