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

UW Oshkosh Journalism Alumna Speaks About Influence

By Lizzy Ritschard (@lizzymritschard) Mariah Haberman was back on the UWO campus on Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017 for the University’s Speaker Series. Haberman spoke about how to build influence. She explained to the UWO students that influence is greater than power. By having influence you are able to persuade people through logic, emotions and overall,… Read More UW Oshkosh Journalism Alumna Speaks About Influence

UWO PRSSA Wins Big at National Conference

By: Monica Salmeri @MonicaSalmeri Nine students represented The Dr. Julie Henderson Chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) at the PRSSA National Conference in Boston, MA from Oct. 6-10. The students attended professional development sessions, networking opportunities and national award ceremonies. The chapter received a total of six awards including two chapter… Read More UWO PRSSA Wins Big at National Conference

UW Oshkosh Journalism Alumna Comes Back for University Speaker Series

By Lizzy Ritschard (@lizzymritschard)     Mariah Haberman will be back on the UWO campus on Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. She will be the guest speaker for the University Speaker Series in Reeve 227. Haberman will be sharing about her current job as writer and TV host of Discover Wisconsin. Haberman received a… Read More UW Oshkosh Journalism Alumna Comes Back for University Speaker Series

How They Got There: Discover Wisconsin’s Mariah Haberman

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

Amplifying Your Internship Experience

By Ryan J. Sweeney, UW Oshkosh journalism alumnus (@sweenr0272) Let’s face it: in today’s competitive job market, landing a college internship–whether it’s paid or not–is essential to bolstering your résumé, garnering real-life work experience, and getting hired after graduation. On the surface internships sound like a necessity, but how do you ensure that you’re getting the most… Read More Amplifying Your Internship Experience

Journalism Department Introduces Public Relations as New Major

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

How a Class Project Taught Me the Ease and Necessity of Networking

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