Interview by Brenna McDermot (@letterstowomen) 2010 UW Oshkosh and journalism department alumna Mariah Haberman is the host and brand manager of Discover Wisconsin, the nation’s oldest-running travel TV show. After graduation Haberman went on to do agency and consulting work and win the title Miss Wisconsin Central 2012. When you were in school, did you know… Read More How They Got There: Discover Wisconsin’s Mariah Haberman
By: Brenna McDermot @letterstowomen With only a few days before advising starts on Wednesday, Sept. 30, this is the perfect time to make sure you are prepared. Ask yourself these questions before going to your appointment: With whom do I want to advise? You don’t have to advise with the person on your STAR, so… Read More Are You Ready for Spring 2016 Advising?
By Brenna McDermot (@letterstowomen) Public relations is debuting as a major in the journalism department this fall 2015 semester. With projected job growth being 23 percent according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the field of public relations is growing rapidly, especially as online communication and media become more relevant in people’s life. This in… Read More Journalism Department Introduces Public Relations as New Major
By: Brenna McDermot (@letterstowomen) While Realtors live by location, location, location, it seems like journalists live by networking, networking, networking. In my journalism classes, professors presented this buzzword as one of the most important aspects of my career. Initially, I was skeptical. Wouldn’t my stellar grade point average, extracurricular experiences, and grammar knowledge get me… Read More How a Class Project Taught Me the Ease and Necessity of Networking
By: Ashley Whaples (@awhap_7) Seven students from UW Oshkosh PRSSA attended the National Conference in Philadelphia where networking opportunities, city adventures and well-deserved awards were in store during the five-day trip. PRSSA National Conference allows students from all over the country to particpate in building their networks with professionals while attending workshops and chapter development… Read More PRSSA Students Explore Philadelphia At National Conference
“From the competition, I learned how to create and implement a full campaign for a real-life client. We didn’t just come up with great ideas, we actually had to make them work, which not many classes offer. The experience was challenging, but in the end we overcame the challenges and won an honorable mention.”… Read More The Bateman Competition: Worth the Hard Work
“Drinking and driving is a lethal combination, but drinking and tweeting can be devastating to your reputation. Perhaps you should not only give your car keys to your friend, but your cell phone, too. That’s a lesson the Red Cross learned the hard way.”… Read More Drinking and Tweeting: Be Safe This St. Patrick’s Day