News and Media Relations
Executive Director for Communications About Stefanie
Stefanie leads UMC's communications strategy and serves as a special assistant for
state relations endeavors.
Her professional background includes experience in law, government relations, higher
education administration, and creative writing.
She enjoys spending time with family and friends and moonlights as a fiction writer
Associate Director of Research Communications
Sciences, Engineering and Technology
School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science
She focuses on writing new stories about Michigan Tech research -- everything from
robotic prostheses to mesocosms to the physics of raindrops.
A University of Montana graduate, she earned a master's degree in environmental science
and natural resource journalism, which built on her bachelor's in geoscience from
She also teaches dance through the Student Development Complex's community programs.
She's a radio geek.
VPA, Humanities, Cognitive & Learning Sciences, Social Sciences
Student Activities/Student Affairs/Financial Aid/Advancement
Science and Technology Publications Writer About Kelley
Her career includes writing for small-town newspapers in Montana and working as a
public information officer, an events coordinator, and science editor for an IEEE
She enjoys hiking and cross-country skiing with her family, reading voraciously, crocheting,
and exploring the Keweenaw.
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.