News Writers

  • Director for Advancement and Alumni Communications
Kimberly Geiger

Kimberly Geiger

  • Director of Communications, College of Engineering
Haley Goodreau
"You can't always be certain but you can certainly be positive."

Haley Goodreau

  • Social Media Manager, University Marketing and Communications

About Haley

  • Story admirer and outdoor enthusiast with a knack for getting to the heart of a narrative.
  • Specialties: Higher Education, Social Media Management, Creative Direction, Public Relations
Hailey Hart

Hailey Hart

  • Public Relations Manager, University Marketing and Communications

About Hailey

  • Michigan Tech alum
  • Has experience in digital marketing, social media management, project management, content creation, brand development and storytelling.
  • Enjoys spending time outdoors, drinking too much coffee, reading, and being with her family. You can typically find her at a hockey rink at all times of the year.
  • Communications Director, College of Computing
Steve Mintz

Steve Mintz

  • Communications Director, College of Sciences and Arts

Cyndi Perkins

  • Associate Director of Communications, University Marketing and Communications

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.
  • Specializing in compelling storytelling and cohesive on-brand messaging, the Michigan Tech alumna manages, writes, and edits content across university platforms, from webpages to MTU News.
  • A novelist active in the Upper Peninsula Authors and Publishers Association, the Authors Guild member looks forward to writing more books—and to camping trips in her RV with husband Scott and Goldendoodle Max.
Jessie Tobias

Jessie Tobias

  • Copyeditor, University Marketing and Communications

About Jessie

  • Former newspaper copy editor and proofreader for a major outdoor recreation retailer.
  • Hails from Pinconning, Michigan, and has lived in Western Nebraska and Colorado.
  • Combination word nerd and bookworm.
  • Doting pet parent.
Rick White

Rick White

  • Director of Strategic Communications, University Marketing and Communications

About Rick

  • Rick leads the UMC communications team in projects ranging from media relations to editing MTU News and Tech Magazine.
  • He enjoys cooking, gardening, traveling, and exploring the Keweenaw Peninsula.