Patrick Hayes began working for Kettering University in 2010. His primary responsibility is coordinating Kettering Magazine, the college’s alumni magazine. He also contributes news articles and photos to the Kettering University website, providing coverage of students, faculty and events campus-wide. Hayes has worked as a news reporter and editor for View Newspapers, a chain of weekly newspapers in Genesee and Lapeer Counties, and he worked in the Flint Journal sports department for three years as a sports editor, reporter and coordinator of online local sports coverage. He is a graduate of Oakland University with a bachelor’s degree in general studies focused in history and political science and earned a master’s degree in journalism at Michigan State University.