Cyndi Perkins

Cyndi Perkins



  • Feature Writer


She’s prone to social media binges, but Cyndi also takes time to stop and smell the flowers, especially our campus roses. The award-winning editor, journalist and columnist writes and edits for Michigan Tech’s web pages, electronic media and print publications. She finds work-life balance in the garden, on her yoga mat and anywhere near the water.

About Cyndi

  • The former Daily Mining Gazette journalist and editor hails from Houghton and has written for a variety of international, national and regional publications.
  • She co-creates, writes and edits content for the University’s myriad forms of new media, including websites, blogs and other outreach across departments, for new and existing members of the Michigan Tech community.
  • She is a sailor who enjoys Yoga, social media, gardening, and anything near the water. The debut novelist looks forward to writing more books.

Recent Stories 

Sumit Paudyal Wins CAREER Award

Paudyal, an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at Michigan Technological University, has received the National Science Foundation's prestigious CAREER Award for his work to advance and optimize power grid efficiency from a unique perspective—compensating for load increase at the home level rather than relying on . . . Read More

Huskies Feel the Spirit of Winter Carnival Past and Present

The single-digit temperatures that settled in on the Keweenaw for the final week of the annual winter celebration zapped cell phone batteries, but didn't stop Huskies from making duly appointed rounds and consuming traditional treats. Twenty-four Huskies Pep Band members served up 180 deep-fried Twinkies, 520 Oreos and 520 cookie-dough chunks. The Chili . . . Read More

Huskies Build a Chapel of Snow and Ice

A shovelful of snow hits Father Ben Hasse, pastor at St. Albert the Great University Parish in Houghton, squarely in the chest. "It’s not every day you get to throw snow at a priest," jokes one of about 20 students filling the three-by-four-by-six-foot wood forms used to construct the walls of what will be a cathedral fashioned from snow . . . Read More

Inspiring by Example: Dr. Bruce Trusock Receives Michigan Tech Silver Medal

Fittingly, the medal will be presented to the former student-athlete at a Huskies hockey game during Winter Carnival. Michigan Tech's team physician has served 36 years as a sports medicine doctor for Michigan Tech Athletics, attending more than 1,500 games and volunteering more than 6,600 hours of service.  Trusock also knows . . . Read More