In more than two dozen counties, cities, towns and villages across eastern Wisconsin, alumni and current students of the UWO master of public administration program are doing the nuts-and-bolts daily work of government.
Jessica Meidl, Oshkosh Business Improvement District manager, credits UWO for giving her the tools to succeed even before graduation.
UWO alumnus Sean Lynch ’11, who graduated with a degree in vocal performance, is owner of Winnebago Bicycle in downtown Oshkosh. He continues to perform and will be singing at the Oshkosh Symphony Orchestra concert April 20.
Shane Carter, named president of Ascension NE Wisconsin – Mercy Campus in November, 2023, said he was at risk as a nursing student at UW Oshkosh before deciding to “buckle down” with his studies.
The UW Oshkosh alumni family grew by about 700 Saturday when the institution held its 59th midyear commencement.
Katelyn Vara, a 2010 physics grad, has used her experience with the 2009 Titans volleyball team to inform her coaching of the 2023 team. Both are among the most successful teams in program history.