Tracy oversees communications and marketing for the MSU Innovation Center. By developing and maintaining organized internal and external communications about MSU innovation-related activities and successes, she strives to support and build on the impact at MSU and beyond.
Tracy discovered her passion for writing while chasing stories for her high school newspaper. Today, she still loves finding the story. With a history of producing award-winning content, she is also versatile in photography, design, layout, videography and social media strategy.
Tracy holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and a master’s degree in English, composition and communication from Central Michigan University. She is a former journalist and has taught media-related courses at CMU for the past decade. Her background includes planning, developing, coordinating and implementing collaborative communications efforts; media relations and strategy with coverage garnered at the local, national and global levels; and oversight of student internship programs.