Mark Wilcox

Mark Wilcox


  • News Writer, University Marketing and Communications


Mark is a veteran Upper Peninsula journalist and former managing editor of the Houghton Daily Mining Gazette. Mark's work has been honored by the Associated Press, Michigan Press Association and the Upper Peninsula Good News Awards. He enjoys fishing and spending time, along with his wife Maryann, with their grandchildren. Mark regularly appears in Michigan Tech Theatre Company productions.

His Beats

  • VPA, Humanities, Cognitive and Learning Sciences, Social Sciences
  • CDI/Diversity
  • K-12/Youth Programs
  • Student Leadership and Involvement/Student Affairs/Financial Aid/Advancement
  • ROTC

Recent Stories 

'Good News Everyone' — Phi Kappa Tau Wins Statue Competition

View of huge snow statue next to fraternity house

For the fourth time in the last five years, Phi Kappa Tau is the overall winner of the month-long snow statue competition in Michigan Technological University’s Winter Carnival. This year’s theme is "Our Favorite Cartoons for Snowy Afternoons." Phi Kappa Tau’s statue, "Futurama," is located outside the fraternity’s house in Hancock. The . . . Read More

Winter Carnival 2021: Cartoons and COVID-19

Two students wearing masks work on snow statue

For just shy of a century, Winter Carnival at Michigan Technological University has entertained and awed countless students, alumni, visitors and locals with a plethora of activities and its world-renowned snow statues. This year, despite the COVID-19 pandemic, Carnival will go on — but the driving force is the safety of all involved. . . . Read More

Q&A: Kaitlyn Roose

Kaitlyn Roose stands in front of the Michigan Tech Huskies logo.

In August 2019, Michigan Technological University became the first public college or university in Michigan to announce a varsity Esports program. Less than three months later, a director of Esports was named—and they didn’t have to go very far to get her. Kaitlyn Roose (KR), president and co-founder of the Esports Club at . . . Read More

VP for Diversity and Inclusion Candidates to Visit Campus

Overhead view of Husky statue from behind

"Search Committee Chair Kellie Raffaelli and the committee have done an admirable job in identifying the four finalists," said President Richard Koubek. "These individuals have a significant amount of experience in diversity and inclusion issues and I’m confident we will find the right fit for Michigan Tech." Discussing Complex Issues . . . Read More