Homecoming 2011 Video Recap

Did you miss out on this year’s J-Department homecoming events? Check out these videos on why students and alumni feel social media matters and on J-alums’ thoughts about returning home to their alma mater.

Anybody who figures social media for a fad or flash in the pan hasn’t consulted the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh’s journalism students or alumni.

UW Oshkosh’s IMC department took a moment to ask a few members of Homecoming 2011’s Department of Journalism student and alumni Tweetup — a face-to-face gathering of Twitter social media users — why they believe social media matters as we move deeper into the 21st Century.

Here is a quick video encapsulation of their answers, including some thoughts by Tweetup featured alumni speaker, Troy Janisch, ’89, the social media manager for American Family Insurance and popular blogger (@socialmeteor).

Five winners of University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Alumni Awards share their reflections on earning the accolade, the growth of the campus and the impact their educations had on their careers. They accepted their awards on Friday, Oct. 21 as part of UW Oshkosh’s Homecoming 2011 events.

J-alumni include: Lori Kraus ’02, Michael Fredrick ’97 and Pat Stiegman ’88.


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