- Administration Building G25
- Executive Director for Communications, University Marketing and Communications
Stefanie joined Michigan Tech in 2016 and leads the University’s communications strategy. She earned a master of studies in creative writing from the University of Cambridge, a juris doctor from Arizona State University, and a bachelor of arts in English from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
- Stefanie leads UMC's communications team, including news and media relations, social media, and brand communications staff.
- Her professional background includes experience in higher education administration and instruction, law, government relations, and writing and editing.
- She enjoys hiking, writing, and spending time with family and friends.
The chemical engineering major launched her professional life in industry, but switched gears to pursue a love of teaching. After spending several years teaching engineering technology to high school students, Wells returned to the corporate environment with a passion for STEM education and equity. Recently named DTE Energy’s director of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) in . . . Read More
Southerland arrived on campus July 1 from Salisbury University in Maryland, where he served as the associate vice president of student affairs. In this Q&A, Southerland shares what brought him to Michigan Tech and his preliminary strategies for working together across campus to connect with all students and help them achieve their goals. Q: Tell us a little bit about your background. WS: This . . . Read More
Just weeks after the World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 to be a pandemic, COVID-19 testing in the UP was limited. Not everyone could get a test, and those who could had samples sent to downstate labs. The results were often delayed, whether by travel times or testing backlogs. Fast forward a year. The Michigan Tech COVID-19 . . . Read More
Livesay comes to Michigan Tech from Wichita State University (WSU), where he is dean of the College of Engineering and a full professor in both the Department of Chemistry and Department of Biomedical Engineering. Livesay replaces outgoing dean Adrienne Minerick. "We are pleased to welcome Dr. Livesay to the University as our next dean of the College of Computing," said Jacqueline Huntoon, . . . Read More