University Marketing and Communications

Social Media

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

Shannon Rinkinen

  • Associate Director of Marketing Communications

About Shannon

    • Manages client projects and teams to deliver high-quality, strategic marketing communications
    • Works across campus and University Marketing and Communications as an arbiter of Michigan Tech's brand message
    • Writes marketing communications including brand ads and enrollment materials
Cyndi Perkins

Cyndi Perkins

  • Feature Writer

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 Project Manager

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, International Programs and Services, Admissions, and Financial Aid.
  • 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