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 

Ho Ho Home (Sustainably) for the Holidays

The 5,000-square-foot split-level home built in 1953 for Herman "Winks" Gundlach and family was officially donated to Michigan Tech in 1992 and served two presidents, Dale Stein and Curt Tompkins. Known as the Kettle Gundlach University Residence, it was renovated in the early 1990s—including a great-room and dining area addition with a . . . Read More

Let's Dance: International Education Week Brings Learning to Ballroom

Michigan Tech International Programs and Services invites everyone of all ages to learn the stories and steps of traditional dances of Africa and India, along with Latin salsa, at the international social from 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, November 14, 2018, in the Memorial Union Ballroom. The free lessons are hosted by the Indian Students Association, . . . Read More

It's Out There: Return to the Paulding Light

The new series "Strange Evidence" airs at 10 p.m. EDT tonight. (Fair warning: In addition to the Paulding mystery, the premiere episode examines footage of a customer who caught fire in a Kentucky convenience store.) Show producer, WAG TV, came to film in Paulding, the tiny western Upper Peninsula community located between Watersmeet and Bruce Crossing . . . Read More