Michigan Tech News

Scott Balyo

Scott Balyo

Editorial Director

About Scott

  • Scott oversees Michigan Tech Magazine, Research magazine, and works with a team of writers on content for publications, social media, and mtu.edu.
  • Professional experience includes owning his own small-town newspaper along with public relations and marketing roles in tourism, healthcare and economic development.
  • Degree in mass communication from Taylor University (Indiana) and a master's in communication and leadership studies from Gonzaga University.
  • Interests include downhill skiing, hiking, traveling and spending time with his wife and four boys.

Most Recent Stories

Keep on Trekking

How do you get to wow? With Michigan Tech students (and increasingly, alumni) in yellow jerseys. Cool experiments designed to make kids give science a second (or first) look. And a passion to take those experiments anywhere in the . . . Read More


Provost Jackie Huntoon talks challenges, trends, and what excites her most about being at Michigan . . . Read More

1400 Townsend Drive

Upgraded MUB Dining Experience, Humans of Michigan Tech, MiCUP Connections, Summer with SYP, and Top 11 . . . Read More

The Last Flight of John Hascall

In the Netherlands American Cemetery in Margraten lie the graves of 8,301 Americans killed during World War II. In Plot H, Row 8, Grave 9 rests John Sherman Hascall. His story, like all the others, is far too . . . Read More

Class Notes

What's new with you? Submit your own class note and photo in MyMichiganTech. If you have a new addition to your family, we'll send you a special gift from Blizzard T. . . . Read More