Interim Executive Director
Phone: (920) 424-1133
Peggy has more than 20 years of experience as a writer, editor and manager and has a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communication from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. Peggy is a skilled people and projects manager and experienced writer and editor with extensive publications production experience.
Senior Media Specialist
Phone: (920) 424-1348
Julie Thyssen has worked at UW Oshkosh for 16 years and has a bachelor’s degree from Winona State University. She oversees the Print Production Lab and assists in graphic design. She is also the University Qualtrics Administrator and is Qualtrics Silver Certified.
Office Operations Associate
Phone: (920) 424-2442
Amy has worked at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh for more than six years in various roles throughout the University. She has a strong background in writing and copyediting and graduated from UW Oshkosh with a bachelor’s degree in English.
Senior Communications Manager
Phone: (920) 424-3362
Natalie has more than 25 years of experience as a journalist and higher education communicator and has a bachelor’s and master’s in journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with an emphasis in natural science writing. Prior to working at UW Oshkosh, Natalie worked at New Mexico State University.
Phone: (920) 424-2444
Shane has more than 10 years experience working in journalism, including a run of more than nine years covering arts, entertainment and life in northeast Wisconsin with The Post-Crescent in Appleton. He’s a native of Marquette, Michigan and a graduate of Northern Michigan University, where he studied English and journalism.
Phone: (920) 424-0838
Liz earned a bachelor’s degree in history and sports management from UW-Parkside and a master’s degree in sports management from Robert Morris University. Prior to coming to UW Oshkosh, Liz spent 14 years working in higher education athletics communications at Longwood University, Gonzaga University and University of Oklahoma. Liz’s expertise is in social media, media relations and athletics.
Phone: (920) 424-2489
Laurie has more than 20 years of experience as a journalist. She has a bachelor’s degree in journalism with an emphasis in advertising and a minor in business administration from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. She also has a two-year degree in public relations. Her focus is on writing, editing and project management.
Darren has more than 15 years experience working in marketing and graphic design. Prior to UW Oshkosh, he managed multiple areas of marketing including the creative/design team at Network Health, a Menasha-based health insurance company. Darren also spent time as a graphic designer for a local health care system and two publishing companies. His expertise and passion is in brand management. Darren is a graduate of UW-Platteville where he earned a bachelor’s degree in communications and minor in graphic arts.
Phone: (920) 424-1128
Patrick Flood is a photographer from Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. He has 15 years experience as a photojournalist, eight years as senior photographer and 16 years as a freelance media specialist. He has a bachelor of arts degree from Colorado State University.
Kathryn graduated from UW Oshkosh in 2017 and has a bachelor’s degree in journalism with a visual emphasis. Prior to joining the design team in UMC, Kathryn worked at a design agency in downtown Oshkosh as well as the University admissions office.
Phone: (920) 424-7425
Jenny started her career at a small non-profit in Minnesota after earning her bachelor’s degree in Visual Communications. After relocating to Appleton in 2013, she joined the creative team at the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) and spent the next four years designing collateral for a host of year-round events, initiatives, and programs including EAA AirVenture Oshkosh. Jenny has been a part of University Marketing and Communications since the Fall of 2017 with favorite areas of focus including environmental graphics, special events, and typography.
Director of Digital Marketing
Phone: (920) 424-0822
Jennifer is a digital marketing professional with seven years experience in higher education marketing. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from UW Oshkosh and a master’s of science in project management and marketing from UW-Platteville. She has experience marketing undergraduate, graduate and online degree programs, as well as continuing education opportunities. She has a special focus on digital inbound marketing strategies and is a Hubspot certified inbound marketer.
Phone: (920) 424-3088
Carey has spent 15 years working in development and marketing for non-profit organizations. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Arts Management and Theater from UW-Stevens Point. As a marketing manager in University Marketing and Communications, Carey is charged with the strategic marketing management of the College of Business and the College of Education and Human Services. Carey brings an impressive skill set to the wide variety of responsibilities of her position–marketing, feature and news writing, website design and project management.
Social Media & Web Specialist
Phone: (920) 424-0764
Trevor has been coordinating the social media efforts at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh since 2016. Prior to working at UW Oshkosh, Trevor studied communication science, rhetoric and digital media at UW–Madison while teaching classes in software and web development.
Web Content Specialist
Jon graduated from UWO in December 2017 with a BA in Radio-TV-Film. With a diverse media background including social media management, photo/video, and graphic and web design, Jon prides himself in being a marketing “Swiss Army Knife.” Prior to joining UMC, Jon served as an Admissions Counselor at UW Oshkosh.
Digital Marketing Specialist
Maggie holds a bachelor’s in marketing and an emphasis in web presence management from UW Oshkosh, and has worked in the digital marketing field since graduation. Prior to joining her Alma Mater, she managed email marketing and web content campaigns for the Experimental Aircraft Association.
Associate Marketing Manager
Phone: (920) 424-4439
Madisen joined the marketing team in 2017 with a background in higher education outreach and engagement. She specializes in traditional and digital marketing strategies as well as web content management. Madisen holds a bachelor’s degree in art from UW-Madison and has a professional certificate in social media marketing from Madison College.
Associate Marketing Manager
Amanda holds a bachelor’s degree in communication with emphases in public relations, mass media and organizational communication from UW-Green Bay. Prior to coming to work for UW Oshkosh, she worked as a Social Media Specialist and has a background in higher education marketing.