Profile for Terry Wirkus

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Specialty area(s)

Synchronous Distance Learning and Lecture Capture

CST 110

Brief biography

Terry's affiliation with UW-L began in 1962 as a kindergartner at the "Campus School" - now Morris Hall. Earning an undergraduate degree in Mass Communications and Speech Communication as well as a master's degree in Educational Media from UW-L, Terry worked in both radio and television for 24 years. He returned to UW-L as a professional employee in 1996. The father of daughters Taylor (09) and Taryn, Terry is married to Kristine, a dental supervisor at LHI, Inc. They live on La Crosse's south side.

Education

UW-La Crosse   BS Mass Communications - Speech Communication

                               MS Educational Media

Teaching history

CST 110

Professional history

24 years in radio and television broadcasting

Kudos

directed

Peter Amann and Ivy Heims, both Health Professions; and Terry Wirkus, Information Technology Services; directed "PA Program Interviews for the Class of 2023" on Oct. 9 in online format. A big thanks to them along with former faculty member Amie Baumgartner, PA-C for their exemplary work in coordinating two full days of interviews with 90 candidates and multiple judging panels. Like most things impacted by Covid-19 this year, everyone adapted and it went off without a hitch because of their behind-the-scenes effort. A job well done.

Submitted on: Nov. 13, 2020

 

presented

Terry Wirkus, Information Technology Services, presented "It’s a Winner: The MyMedia Success Story at UW-La Crosse" at Unleash 17 -- The Mediasite International Users Conference on May 2, 2017 in Madison, WI.

Submitted on: June 5, 2017