Contained below is a collection of all the profiles featured on Faces of UW Oshkosh
"As I considered where to attend college, I didn’t think I would stay in my hometown. But after visiting campus, I felt comfortable and welcomed. There are so many different ways to establish friendships with over 150 student organizations on campus. I never question my decision to attend UW Oshkosh."
"As a first-generation college student, I thought college would be intimidating. But when I visited UW Oshkosh, I met a family-like group of Admissions counselors and advisors willing to answer my questions and listen to me. My concerns became confidence as I discovered that UW Oshkosh is the place where my dreams will become reality."
"When I came to UW Oshkosh I realized I wanted to be a nurse practitioner — but like with powerlifting, I knew it wouldn’t happen with just a few trips to the library. UW Oshkosh’s nursing professors and learning labs have been unbelievable resources. I'm looking forward to being a success as a nurse – lifting patients' spirits and achieving my dreams."
"My parents always told me to do what makes me happy. That’s how I ended up at UW Oshkosh, the only school in the state to offer a recording technology and music business degree. UW Oshkosh is helping me build a stage for my career so that when I graduate, I can use my knowledge and my guitar to share my passion for music and show the world what I can do."
Bachelor of Science in physics (secondary education) ‘07 -- Pursuing a Master of Science in Education (MSE) in curriculum and instruction “I’ve always valued learning new things. As a result, I knew that receiving my bachelor’s degree wasn’t the end of my academic journey. In order to succeed in my career and be the best teacher I can be for my students, I needed to continue to grow as an educator. Pursuing a graduate degree was a natural step."
Bachelor of Science in microbiology ‘09 -- Pursuing a Master of Science in microbiology “I decided to pursue graduate school knowing that a master’s degree would increase my chances of acquiring jobs in my field. Also, I wanted to further my education for the sake of learning and acquiring new skills."
Master of Science in Educational Leadership ‘03 -- Pursuing a Master of Science in Education (MSE) in reading education “I recognized a long time ago that I am a lifelong learner. UW Oshkosh's program balances the instruction of skills and use of technological tools to provide an educational experience that enables its graduates to be successful teachers and leaders."
"I chose UW Oshkosh for my graduate work because I saw the passion for providing outstanding nursing education in the leadership faculty when I was enrolled in UW Oshkosh's Accelerated Online Nursing program. I was impressed with the high standards set for the program."
"Nursing is in my blood. It is who I am. I grew up on a dairy farm where caring and nurturing animals/ others comes naturally. Both my mother and sister are registered nurses. They have made a wonderful impression on me, an impression that I would like to give another person someday."
"The nursing program is so interesting to me. I am going to miss the classes when I graduate. I find the professors extremely knowledgeable and nurturing. They all know how rigorous the nursing program is, and they are very considerate of our struggles.”
"My undergraduate experience at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh’s College of Nursing was amazing and I found myself, even at that time, contemplating returning to complete my master’s degree at UW Oshkosh. After four years of working, I felt the time was right to return and begin the master’s program for nursing education."
"Nursing was always a career I wish I had pursued. UW Oshkosh’s Accelerated Nursing option gave me the opportunity to accomplish my goal of becoming a nurse. As a second-degree student, the program fit perfectly into my lifestyle."
"With its honorable reputation, the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh’s College of Nursing assures that I will graduate with the imperative knowledge and advanced skills necessary to become a successful registered nurse. As I continue on through my next few years, I look forward to the career possibilities I will have and the lives I will influence."
A North Dakota resident, Lynn Molzahn dreamed of obtaining a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) and becoming a registered nurse. In May 2008, Lynn was admitted to UW Oshkosh’s Accelerated Nursing Option.
Shino Iwashita is the voice behind the computer screen for the department of foreign languages and literatures, recording vocabulary lessons for the Web in Japanese as part of the Student Titan Employment Program (STEP).
Master of Public Administration (MPA) '01 - President and founder, Kelly Leadership Group, LLC. -- “I chose UW Oshkosh for two simple reasons: quality and affordability. UWO is an incredible institution that provides arguably the same or higher-caliber curriculum as much higher-priced schools."
Master of Business Administration (MBA) ’06 - Marketing and strategy manager, specialty papers - NewPage Corporation -- “I recommend UW Oshkosh’s MBA program to any business professional who is willing to work hard, knowing that the end result is a rewarding experience that continues to deliver beyond graduation day.”
Master of Public Administration (MPA) '01 - President/CEO, Oshkosh Area Community Foundation -- “I was drawn to UW Oshkosh because of its reputation, program offerings and convenience. Not only did UW Oshkosh have the program that I was seeking, but it just so happened to be in my backyard."
Master of Business Administration (MBA) ’06 - Senior Business Analyst - Integrys Energy Group -- "I had a great time in the program and learned more than I ever expected."
Master of Business Administration (MBA) ’06 - Web Site and Marketing Collateral Specialist - Thrivent Builds with Habitat for Humanity -- "The UW Oshkosh MBA Program is designed for working professionals. I completed both evening and online classes in just two years while working full-time."