The Engagement Communication team manages print and electronic communication, MU Connect and social media.

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Dan DeWeerdt Dan DeWeerdt

Senior Director, Engagement Communication and Events
(414) 288-4740

Dan is responsible for strategy development and direction of broad-based communication, interactive marketing and special events for Marquette alumni, parents and friends. This includes initiatives such as MU Connect -- Marquette’s online community, Alumni National Awards, reunions and Family Weekend. Dan also manages the workplace affinity and Marquette WORKS programs.

klopatek Alyssa Klopatek

Interactive Media Specialist
(414) 288-6584

Alyssa manages Web-based alumni and parent electronic and print communication, MUAA's involvement with social networking and other Web 2.0 participation. She also maintains MU Connect and other related Web sites.


Linda Manka
Advancement Associate
(414) 288-5390

Linda assists in the development and distribution of communication materials to alumni and external constituents. She supports work in e-communications, social media outlets and development of MU Connect, as well as national alumni awards and reunions. She also manages the print process for various engagement print pieces.


Dan Wooters, Arts '12
Advancement Associate
(414) 288-4987

Dan assists in the management and design of email communication to alumni. He also helps maintain MU Connect website content. Additionally, Dan collaborates on the execution of various MUAA programs such as Marquette WORKS and Haggerty Museum of Art events.



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