Digital Services

Joel Vertin
"Just Go with It!"

Joel C. Vertin

Director of Digital Services

906-487-3635
jcvertin@mtu.edu
Administration Building G29A

Areas of Expertise

  • Content Management Theory
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • Digital Analytics
  • Web Accessibility

About Joel

  • Leading a web marketing revolution at Michigan Tech
  • Serves on the HighEdWeb Association Membership Committee
  • Is a Michigan Tech alumnus from Laurium
Gail Sweeting
"Simple design, intense content."
—Edward R. Tufte

Gail Sweeting

Digital Content Manager

906-487-3506
gasweeti@mtu.edu
Administration Building G29C

About Gail

  • She helps departments prepare their website copy for migration to the University’s content management system.
  • She trains department web liaisons to maintain their websites in CMS and guides them in establishing a schedule for updating their sites.
  • She is an original member of the UMC web team.
Alexander Hughes

Alexander Hughes

Digital Services Technical Manager

906-487-2431
ajhughes@mtu.edu
Administration Building G29

About Alexander

  • He is a Michigan Tech Alumnus from Hancock.
  • He is the programming and technical lead for the University’s content management system (CMS).
  • He assists in technical user support.
  • He is an avid golfer, enjoys curling, watches many many movies, and would like to visit Scotland someday.
Becky Barnard

Becky Barnard

Digital Services Specialist II

906-487-3073
rbarnard@mtu.edu
Administration Building G29D

About Becky

  • She assists in project management and web marketing and social media strategy.
  • She represents several areas within the administration side of the university regarding content management system (CMS) services, including the Graduate School, Career Services, and the Great Lakes Research Center.
  • She enjoys hiking, kayaking, cross-country skiing, and biking around the Keweenaw, and lounging with a book on her couch.
Megan Ross

Megan Ross

Digital Services Coordinator

906-487-2840
mrross@mtu.edu
Administration Building G29

Areas of Expertise

  • CMS, Events Calendar, and Blog Training
  • System Documentation
  • Customer Service

About Megan

  • She is a Michigan Tech alum from Houghton.
  • She creates documentation and provides training for the content management system (CMS), blog system, and events calendar.
  • She manages help requests and oversees the student team.
  • She enjoys reading, camping, and spending time with her family.
Heather Dunne

Heather Dunne

Digital Services Specialist I

906-487-2185
hrdunne@mtu.edu
Administration Building G29B

About Heather

  • Represents the College of Sciences and Arts (CSA) regarding content management system (CMS) services.
  • She assists with webpage development, maintaining news blogs and event calendars, and CMS training for CSA departmental liaisons.
  • She enjoys quilting, knitting, gaming, hiking, movies, reading, and spending time with her pets.
Chandan Bandi

Chandan Bandi

Front End Developer

906-487-2081
cbandi@mtu.edu
Administration Building G29

About Chandan

  • He has a Master of Science in Information Technology from the University of Denver.
  • He has four years of experience working as a front end developer, using technologies like HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, and jQuery.
  • In his free time, he likes to design new user interfaces, sketch nature art, and listen to soothing music.