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 

Berger with a Side of Code

Nine months and 106 posts in, Jamie Berger has 2,423 followers, and counting. As anyone who's tried to establish a social media following can attest, those are impressive numbers for a non-celebrity. But Berger's burgeoning success isn't defined by likes, shares and follows. She's tapping into the potential of social media for the greater good: to . . . Read More

Scaling the Heights: Concrete Canoe Team Prepped for 2018 Regionals

Regionals begin today as part of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) North Central Conference hosted by Western Michigan University and run through Sunday in conjunction with the steel bridge competition. The concrete canoe team's new space in a basement workshop in Dillman Hall has its perks. It's on campus, . . . Read More

Steeled for Success: A Husky Tradition Forged in Engineering Excellence

The annual national event, sponsored by the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) and American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), begins with a 10-university faceoff at the 2018 ASCE North Central Regional Competition, this year hosted by Western Michigan University. The specifications change every year. But the criteria for the 1:10 scale . . . Read More