Alumna Alicia Ly ‘15 of Spark Foundry Gives Students View of Ad Work with Big Brands, Tips for Success in the Industry

By Olivia Schilcher (@oschilcher54) Journalism department alumna Alicia Maikao Ly recently spoke via Skype to Dr. Sara Hansen’s advertising media class regarding her paid digital media work and experience in the advertising industry. Ly graduated from UW Oshkosh in 2015 and has since earned a position as a social analyst with Spark Foundry in Chicago,… Read More Alumna Alicia Ly ‘15 of Spark Foundry Gives Students View of Ad Work with Big Brands, Tips for Success in the Industry

Students and Alumni Invited to DealerSocket Panel on Digital Content and Analytics Trends

By Cindy Schultz (@SindeeLouHu) The Department of Journalism is hosting a professional development event, “Digital Content Development and Analytics,” for students and alumni to hear the latest on industry trends for paid digital campaigns from DealerSocket. Students and alumni are welcome to attend the event from 10-11:30 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 1, at Sage Hall… Read More Students and Alumni Invited to DealerSocket Panel on Digital Content and Analytics Trends

Journalism Joins Constitution Day Panel Discussion on Digital Media Threats to Democracy

By Olivia Schilcher (@oschilcher54) Every year universities around the nation organize Constitution events to educate students about their Constitutional rights. Events at UW Oshkosh started with a Constitution Day panel on Sept. 17, hosted by the American Democracy Program and Dr. James Krueger from the UWO Political Science Department. More than 100 students gathered in… Read More Journalism Joins Constitution Day Panel Discussion on Digital Media Threats to Democracy

Fall Journalism Open House Welcomes Back Students and Kicks Off Spring Advising

By Olivia Schilcher (@oschilcher54) The UW Oshkosh Department of Journalism welcomed back students at a fall Open House last week. This event is held every fall and spring as an opportunity for students to learn about the department and its advising processes, meet faculty and staff members and get involved in student organizations in multimedia… Read More Fall Journalism Open House Welcomes Back Students and Kicks Off Spring Advising

Department of Journalism’s Barb Benish Receives College of Letters and Science Excellence in Mentoring Award

By Olivia Schilcher (@oschilcher54) Instructor Barb Benish, Department of Journalism internship coordinator and student adviser, earned the Excellence in Mentoring award for 2019. The UW Oshkosh College of Letters and Science presents this award to faculty and staff who demonstrate exceptional leadership and innovation in advising and mentoring students by inspiring innovative research and academic achievement,… Read More Department of Journalism’s Barb Benish Receives College of Letters and Science Excellence in Mentoring Award

Alumna Shares Effective Community Engagement Strategies for Public Relations

by Sherine Johnson (Amber Paluch ‘98) “Knowing what the community values, its motivators, building relationships, and being transparent are key factors for effective community engagement in public relations,” Amber Paluch said as a featured speaker at the UW Oshkosh 50th anniversary celebration in October. Paluch, a UW Oshkosh alumna and Vice President of Community Engagement… Read More Alumna Shares Effective Community Engagement Strategies for Public Relations

Faculty and Adviser Timothy R. Gleason Receives Faculty/IAS Adviser Award

By Taylore Radtke (@tayloreradtke) Dr. Timothy R. Gleason, journalism faculty and student adviser, was selected as the recipient of the 2019 UWO Faculty/IAS Adviser Award presented by the Advisory Council for Comprehensive Academic Advising (ACCAA). This award is given to advisers who assist students in developing and setting realistic personal, social, academic and career goals.… Read More Faculty and Adviser Timothy R. Gleason Receives Faculty/IAS Adviser Award