Social Media

Shannon Rinkinen
"So have your wits about you and dig in."<br /> —Ethel Kennedy

Shannon Rinkinen

  • Brand Manager
906-487-3162
smrinkin@mtu.edu
Administration Building G16

About Shannon

  • Writes, edits, and shares Michigan Tech's stories across print, digital, and social
  • Works across UMC and campus to infuse on-brand tone and style in external marketing pieces
  • Shuttles kids to and from dance and hockey most evenings and weekends (and loves every second of it!)
Jackie Johnson

Jackie Johnson

  • Art Director
906-487-3527
jabjohns@mtu.edu
Administration Building G23B
Cyndi Perkins

Cyndi Perkins

  • Feature Writer
906-487-3181
cmperkin@mtu.edu
Administration Building G29

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.
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.
Ben Jaszczak

Ben Jaszczak

  • Multimedia Specialist
906-487-2354
bjjaszcz@mtu.edu
Administration Building G06C