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Academic Support Center, McCutchan Hall

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Public Relations / Main Office

Public Relations/Main Office

 The Public Relations/Main Office for the Academic Support Center is located in the lowest level of McCutchan Hall in Room 7. The duties of the staff are twofold. As managers, they provide managerial oversight of the operations and are responsible for the accuracy of our record keeping for both the clients who utilize our services and the learning assistants who work here. However, as public relations staff, they perform a wide range of tasks, including communicating with clients and faculty, hosting the tours, speaking at events, fielding questions, creating and distributing the flyers, and updating our webpage, to name a few.

The staff can be reached by e-mail at tutorctr@uww.edu or by phone at 262-472-1230 during its hours of operation:

Spring 2015 (January 21 to May 13)

Monday - Thursday   8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Friday   8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Sunday (In Andersen Library room 2120)   6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Note: The Academic Support Center Office will remain open until 9:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and until 4 p.m. on Fridays.

Staff

Aylssa Pals

Hi! My name is Alyssa Pals and I'm from Waterford, WI. I'm an advertising major and arts management minor. I love being with friends and family and I love to shop. I'm a huge Brewers and Washington Redskins fan! I'm in love with everything Disney and hope to work in their casting department one day!

Autumn Sater

Hello, my name is Autumn Sater. I am currently a sophomore and graduated from Oconomowoc High School in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin. As of right now, I am a business major, looking to pursue a degree in marketing and sales. In my free time, I like to write music, go running, and spend time with friends and family. I also really enjoy traveling and hope to be able to travel in my future career. I look forward to working with students in the Public Relations Office and being able to help any way I can!

Caitlin Fitzgerald, Public Relations

Hello! My name is Caitlin Fitzgerald, and I am from Rockford, IL. I am a senior and will be graduating in 2015 with a bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management. In my free time, I love to be outdoors, play tennis, travel, and just hang out with my friends and family. I enjoy meeting new people and love to help others so I am excited to start my career in human resources!

Carolyn Conroy, Public Relations

Hello! My name is Carolyn Conroy. I graduated from Pewaukee High School in 2011. I transferred to UW-Whitewater from UW-Oshkosh after my freshmen year. I am now a junior and am majoring in Special Education. I absolutely love helping people and working with children. In my free time I enjoy working out, spending time with family and friends, and shopping. I am also a huge fan of the Green Bay Packers!

Colleen Seefeldt, Public Relations

Hello! My name is Colleen Seefeldt, I am a sophomore here at UW-Whitewater and I am from Wauwatosa, WI. My current major is Physical Education K-12. I enjoy working with others and meeting new people. My hobbies include watching terrible reality shows, sleeping, eating and enjoying the company of those around me. Once I graduate I hope to work in a high school teaching gym and health. I look forward to helping in any way I can.

Dayna Mohr, Public Relations

Hello, my name is Dayna Mohr. I am from Batavia, Illinois. I am currently a sophomore studying Human Resources Management. I love working with people and getting to know new people. I am always interested to learn new things and eager to help. In my free time, I enjoy spending time with family and friends, sleeping, eating, swimming, and watching the Chicago Blackhawks! I am looking forward to meeting everyone and helping in any way possible.

 Emily Leclair, Public Relations


Hello! My name is Emily Leclair and I am a sophomore here at UW-Whitewater. I am majoring in Public Relations with a minor in Journalism. My passion has always been writing, which led me to work for the Royal Purple newspaper here on campus. I am the Assistant News Editor, so if you’re ever bored go read one of my articles! I plan to make a career out of writing. All you have to do is spend about five minutes with me to find out that I am completely obsessed with the San Francisco Giants. One day I plan to be a writer for MLB magazine so I can write about my favorite team for the rest of my life. I love to write, I love reading other’s writing, and I love to help out whenever I can so don’t hesitate to ask!



Erin Platz, Public Relations

Hi! My name is Erin Platz. I graduated from Howards Grove High School in 2011. I am a senior at UW-Whitewater and am majoring in Biology and minoring in Psychology with the hopes to study Animal Behaviorism in graduate school. My hobbies include playing with my pets, being around my friends and family, and watching movies in my free time. This is my second year at the Academic Support Center in the office, but this year I will be tutoring a few Biology courses as well. I am looking forward to answering any questions whether it be in the office or from your Biology courses!

Grace Devine, Public Relations

Hello, my name is Grace Devine. Currently I am a freshman, and I graduated last year from Hamilton High School, located in Sussex, WI. As of now I am undecided in my major, but am leaning toward a degree in Communications or Public Relations. I believe that my major will become clearer to me with a few more semesters under my belt. I've always enjoyed writing and I'm eager to work with you and help you in any way possible. I love the feeling of finishing a great paper and can't wait to help finish yours! When I'm not in class, you can usually find me at the pool because I am on the UWW Swim and Dive team. In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my family and friends, running, yoga and making crafts.

marlee williams

Marlee Williams, Public Relations

Hello! My name is Marlee Williams. I am from Sussex, Wisconsin and I am a sophomore here at UW-Whitewater. I am working on my degree in Health and Human Performance with a double minor in Health Promotion and Psychology. I hope to someday help individuals with eating disorders become mentally and physically healthy by educating them on how to eat well. Outside of school, my interests are running, weight lifting, cooking, and eating the food I cook of course. I am very friendly and enjoy working with others, so if you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask!

McKayla Mehring, Public Relations

Hello, my name is McKayla Mehring. I graduated in 2013 from Palmyra-Eagle High School. I am currently a freshman and plan to major in Marketing with and emphasis in Advertising. I love playing sports and being outdoors. I have many animals and also like riding my horse in the summer. I am part of a big family and love to spend time with them along with my friends. I look forward to helping any way I can!

Sarah Arteaga, Public Relations

Hello, my name is Sarah Arteaga. I am from Greenfield, WI and graduated in 2013 from Whitnall High School. I am currently a freshman and plan to graduate with a degree in Human Resources Management. In the future, I hope to move somewhere warm or to a big city. I am on the UW-Whitewater Swim and Dive team, but when I'm not in the pool, I enjoy shopping, listening to music, reading and spending time with friends and family!
Shannon Burback

Shannon Burback, Public Relations

Hello, my name is Shannon Burback. I am from Grayslake, IL and graduated from Grayslake Central High School in 2013. I am currently a freshman and plan to graduate with a degree in psychology secondary education and a minor in special education. My bigger goal is to become a dean of a high school. I enjoy shopping, listening to music, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.

Steven Hass

Steven Hass, Public Relations

Hello, my name is Steven Hass and I am from the very small town of Nekoosa, Wisconsin. I am currently a junior here at Whitewater, majoring in Human Health Performance and Recreation. I love being outdoors, especially if I am hunting or fishing. I am a Wisconsin sports fanatic and going to the sporting events is one of my favorite things. I am more than happy to be of your assistance!

Tatum Brickner

Tatum Brickner, Public Relations

Hi, my name is Tatum Brickner. I graduated from Howards Grove High School in 2012, and I am currently a junior here at UW-Whitewater. I am majoring in Public Relations with a Business minor. My hobbies include spending time with friends and family and staying active. This is my first year at the Student Success Center, and I hope to help you out anyway that I can.

Wendy Spencer

Wendy Spencer, Public Relations

My name is Wendy Spencer. I am a senior majoring in English Education with a minor in Special Education. I am from Kenosha, WI and I graduated from Bradford High School in 2011. I am really looking forward to my future as a high school English teacher. At the Academic Support Center, I work in the main office and I am also a writing tutor. In my free time, I love to read fantasy novels next to my labradoodle.