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

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?

The Trend of Google Analytics

By Allie Weitekamp (@weitekamp_allie) In the Journalism Department, one of the major tools professors are discussing in classes is Google Analytics. Google Analytics is a tool to study how users are interacting with web pages and blogs. It also helps measure advertising ROI, track Flash, video and social networking sites. Google states, “Google Analytics makes… Read More The Trend of Google Analytics

On Trend: Online Certification

By Madeline Clemence (Clem__Clemence)   Online certifications seem to be all the rage right now in the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Department of Journalism. Becoming certified in areas of social media, human subjects research, and analytics are consuming the journalism students in some areas of the department at UWO. Students can leverage these skills internally… Read More On Trend: Online Certification

Public Relations: Recertified!

By Alicia Kahl (@kahlmealicia) The Department of Journalism’s public relations major recently received re-certification from the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) for the Certification in Education for Public Relations (CEPR). The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, which was originally certified in 2011, is one of only 39 undergraduate universities in the nation with this distinction. The CEPR… Read More Public Relations: Recertified!

On the Scene with Interns: Wisconsin Herd

By Monica Salmeri @MonicaSalmeri Eighty-seven percent of students in the journalism department complete one or more internships before they graduate. Many of our students have interned locally, throughout the nation and remotely. Currently, several of our students are interning throughout Wisconsin. Two of our students were recently hired for the highly competitive public relations internship… Read More On the Scene with Interns: Wisconsin Herd