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 firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 262-472-1230 during its hours of operation:
Monday - Wednesday
8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Jami Puth, Graduate Assistant
My name is Jami Puth, and I am a graduate student studying Mass Communication. I graduated from UW-Whitewater in May of 2012 with a bachelor of arts degree in Print Journalism and a minor in Media Arts and Game Design. This will be my second year working at the Tutorial Center, and I truly enjoy meeting all the new faces that come to the Center each day. I mainly work as an assistant to the director of the Center, but I also am a writing tutor when need. Feel free to contact me with any questions about out services!
Alyssa Cynkar, Public Relations
Hello, my name is Alyssa Cynkar and I am from a small town called Deforest just outside of Madison, WI. I am currently a sophomore and majoring in Biology with a pre-medical emphasis and hope to go to Medical school one day, but am still not sure what I would like to do for a living. I like to hang out with my friends and family whenever I have the chance. I enjoy being active in sports all year round and was a gymnast most of my life but do not compete anymore. I hope to be a helpful hand here at the Tutorial Center, and cannot wait to assist you in any way I can!
Alyssa Pals, Public Relations
My name is Alyssa Pals. I graduated from Waterford Union High School in 2011. I am a sophomore here on campus. I am majoring in Advertising and minoring in Performing Arts Management. I am also a part of the UW-Whitewater Dance Team. Once I graduate I plan on moving to a big city! I would like to work at an advertising agency, but my ultimate goal is to one day own a talent agency.
Brooke Flesher, Public Relations
Hello! My name is Brooke Flesher, and I am from St. Charles, Illinois. I am currently a sophomore at UW-Whitewater and a Communicative Disorders major and Psychology minor. In the future I hope to become a speech pathologist. I am also on the swim team here at UW-Whitewater and spend most of my free time in the pool! When not swimming, I love spending time with my family and my friends.
Brynn Long, Public Relations
I graduated from Boylan Catholic High School in 2009. I transferred to UW-Whitewater this year and I am currently a junior. My major is Sociology with a minor in Human Resources. I plan on working in a field that focuses on employee relations. In my free time I enjoy spending time with my friends and family.
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!
Elizabeth Stempel, Public Relations
I graduated from Pewaukee High School in 2011. I am double majoring in Communicative Sciences & Disorders and Spanish. After finishing my undergrad degree I plan to go onto graduate school to receive my Masters here at UW-Whitewater. I love to workout, spend time with friends and family, and cook!
Erin Platz, Public Relations
Hi! I am Erin Platz. I graduated from Howards Grove High School in 2011. I am a junior at UW-Whitewater and am majoring in Biology with the hopes to study Animal Behaviorism in graduate school. My hobbies include playing with animals, being around my friends and family, and watching movies in my free time. This is my first year at the Academic Support Center and I look forward to answering any questions in the office.
Hannah Kilmer, Public Relations
Hello my name in Hannah Kilmer. I graduated from Horlick High School in 2009, and this is my fifth year at UW-Whitewater. My first four years here I was on the swim team and built friendships that I am sure will last a lifetime. I am a Social Work major with a minor in Human Services. I plan on going to grad school right after I graduate. I want to be a medical social worker and work in hospitals, my dream job would be to work in the ER at Children's Hospital.
Ja'Quita Peel, Public Relations
Hello, my name is Ja'Quita Peel. I am from Milwaukee, WI and currently in my third year here. My major is Social Work with a minor in Family Health and Studies. After graduation, I plan to work with people dealing with addictions. I enjoy shopping, going out with friends and family, and being exposed to new ideas. I am one of the many new faces at the tutorial center and look forward to working with everyone.
Jasmine Adams, Public Relations
Hi! My name is Jasmine Adams. I am from Milwaukee, WI and currently in my second year here at UWW. I am an International Studies major and Spanish minor. After graduation I plan to work and eventually travel around the world. I enjoy going out with friends, watching movies, and learning new things. I have a very big family and spending time with them is always a good time. Im new at the tutorial center so Im looking forward to helping out in any way I can.
Jessica Maiers, Public Relations
My name is Jessica Maiers, I am a sophomore studying Public Relations. I am from a small town called Deforest. In my free time I love spending time with my friends and family watching movies and eating. One of my goals in the future is to land a good job and move down South. I look forward to helping and answering questions in the office!
Joanne Jablonski, Public Relations
My name is Joanne Jablonski, and I am a junior undergraduate student from Palatine, IL. I am planning to graduate from UW-Whitewater with a degree in Elementary Education and a minor and licensure in Spanish Education. I enjoy working with students of all ages and hope to one day have a classroom of my own. I am also a member of the UW-Whitewater softball team and the Student Athletic Advisory Committee. In my spare time I like to spend time with friends, relax outside, and attend events on campus.
Kaitlyn Nowicki, Public Relations
Hello, my name is Kaitlyn Nowicki and I graduated from Arrowhead High School in 2011. My major here at UW-Whitewater is Public Relations with a minor in Marketing. I am also a part of the Royal Purple newspaper, so I love to read and write. I hope someday to live in a big city and pursue my major!
Leah Suchomel, Public Relations
My name is Leah Suchomel. I graduated from Deforest High School in 2011. I am currently a junior majoring in Elementary Education with a minor in Special Education. I absolutely love spending time with children and helping them learn. I hope to become a great teacher some day! In my free time I enjoy spending time with my friends and family. This is my second year in the office at the tutorial center, and I am always happy to help!
Margaret Davison, Public Relations
Hello! My name is Maggie Davison. I am from Sun Prairie, WI; I graduated in 2011 from Sun Prairie High School. I am an instrumental music education major and play the French Horn. In my free time I enjoy: playing and listening to music, watching movies, shopping, helping others, learning new things, and smiling. I love smiling! Smilings my favorite! I look forward to meeting you, helping you with anything you need or to just be someone to talk to.
Margaret Gomberg, Public Relations
Hi! My name is Margaret Gomberg, and I am an Elementary Education and Spanish major! I am a junior here at UW-Whitewater and am a member of the Swim and Dive team. I am from Illinois and am a major fan of the Chicago Cubs! In my free time I like to ride my horse, hangout with my friends, and go out to eat! I am looking forward to meeting all of you and assisting you in any way I can!
Nicole Kohnke, Public Relations
Hi, my name is Nicole Kohnke and I am from Milwaukee. I am a social work major, and I love working with people. I am on the UW-Whitewater Swim and Dive team and I am a junior. I love shopping in my free time when I am not swimming. I plan on going to Grad school after I graduate.
Renee Wilburn, Public Relations
Hi, my name is Renee Wilburn and I graduated from Messmer High School in 2012. I am from Milwaukee, WI, and I am a sophomore. I am majoring in Business Management with a minor in Women's Studies. I enjoy working in my spare time, cooking, shopping and hanging out with friends. This is my first semester at the Academic Support Center and I am very excited to be of assistance to everyone.
Tierney Edwards, Public Relations
Hello! My name is Tierney Edwards and I am from Rhinelander, WI. I graduated from Rhinelander High School in 2009 and went to UWGB where I transferred from my sophomore year. I am currently a fifth year senior, and I am working on getting my duel license in Early Childhood Education and Special Education. When I'm not busy with school I enjoy crafting, baking, and driving up to the Northwoods as often as possible. I look forward to helping you any way I can at the tutoring center!