UWO Bateman Team Awarded Honorable Mention for Ignite Action With Purpose Campaign

By Catie Schultz (@catieschultz17) A team of five public relations students from the Department of Journalism were awarded honorable mention in the 2018 Bateman Case Study Competition, sponsored by the Public Relations Student Society of America. Out of 84 teams that competed nationally, three teams were selected as finalists and UW Oshkosh was one of… Read More UWO Bateman Team Awarded Honorable Mention for Ignite Action With Purpose Campaign

Department Launches Multimedia Journalism Major

By Whitney Wender (@whitney_wender) In its latest curriculum update to keep pace with digital advances, the UW Oshkosh Department of Journalism will be offering a new multimedia journalism major for Fall 2018. Students in the ACEJMC-accredited journalism program previously could choose from journalism  or public relations (CEPR). Within the journalism major, emphases were offered in… Read More Department Launches Multimedia Journalism Major

Students Honored at Department of Journalism Student Achievement Gathering

By Lizzy Ritschard (@lizzymritschard) Many remarkable students from the Department of Journalism received awards at the UW Oshkosh Honors and Awards Ceremony and the department’s Student Achievement Gathering for Spring 2018. This year ten students were presented with the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence and we are proud to say that three of them are Department… Read More Students Honored at Department of Journalism Student Achievement Gathering

Distinguished Alumni, Jeff Griffith, Speaks to UWO Advertising Club

By Ashley Statz (@uwo_adclub) You might recall the name Jeff Griffith, a past Journalism student at UW Oshkosh who has since been awarded an Outstanding Young Alumni award in 1989, as well as a Distinguished Alumni award in 2013. The busy creative director took time last Wednesday for a video meeting with the UWO Advertising… Read More Distinguished Alumni, Jeff Griffith, Speaks to UWO Advertising Club

UWO Students Receive Fifth Place in 2018 NSAC Competition

“The time for the strategic advertising class has come and gone. Fifteen UW Oshkosh Department of Journalism students have put in months of time and hard work into preparing for the National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC) for District 8 in Minneapolis on April 7. The client for this year’s competition was Ocean Spray. The UWO student team placed fifth out of nine teams.”… Read More UWO Students Receive Fifth Place in 2018 NSAC Competition

Outstanding Young Alumni Award: Could You Be Next?

 By Kyle Thill (@search4theroad) Despite being a small department at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, the Department of Journalism has a large number of graduates who have received top awards from the university. Each year during Homecoming, the UW Oshkosh Alumni Association recognizes graduates who have excelled in their professional field and civic engagement. Two… Read More Outstanding Young Alumni Award: Could You Be Next?