Meet the faces behind the wit and wisdom featured on the UC blog!

Jessica Rossignol, UC Graphics & Marketing

Hello! My name is Jessica Rossignol and I am a junior. I am double majoring in Finance and Marketing, with an emphasis on Digital Marketing. I am one of the Marketing Assistants here in the UC. Working in the UC allows me to use my creativity to achieve a common goal, and I am excited to see where this year will take me! Outside of the UC I am a part of the Navigators and Pi Sigma Epsilon, and I love to travel when I get the opportunity. I also enjoy working on art projects, whether it be crafting or painting, and spending time with friends!

Lexi Ragano

Hi! My name is Lexi! I am a junior Marketing Major with a Digital Marketing Emphasis. I am one of the Marketing Assistants in the UC and I’m excited to share my creativity with you all! I am a Cubs and Bears fan and in my free time I love to watch Disney+! If I am not in the UC, you can find me on the executive board for American Marketing Association (AMA) or as a LEAD Peer Mentor.

Veronica Wipperfurth

Hi! My name is Veronica! I am a senior pursuing a degree in Graphic Design with a minor in Media Arts and Game Development with a visual design emphasis. I am originally from Cambridge, Wisconsin and will soon be moving to the Kenosha area to pursue a career in graphic design! My interests include softball, bowling, biking, drawing, marching band, and of course, Netflix. I am also a huge fan of all things Disney, so hit me up if you’d like to go visit Cinderella 😊

Jordyn Dutkiewicz, UC Entertainment

Hello! My name is Jordyn Dutkiewicz, and I am a Junior majoring in Marketing. I am an Entertainment Assistant in the University Center. I enjoy working in the UC because I have met so many unique people, and love planning and promoting events to make campus a fun place. I love country music, playing volleyball, and spending time with my family and friends.

Ben Yang, UC Information Services

Hello! My name is Ben Yang and I am a sophomore majoring in journalism. I am one of the Desk Attendants at the UC front desk. I like working in the UC because the staff is great and I like to think that I make a positive difference in student’s, faculty’s, and visitor’s lives when they come to the desk, even if it is for the smallest thing. Besides working for the UC, I am also the assistant multimedia manager for the Royal Purple. In my free time, I like to hang out with friends and family and watch a bunch of television shows/movies on Netflix and Hulu.

Mackenzie Murray, UC Entertainment

My name is Mackenzie Murray, and I am from Franklin, WI.  I am currently a junior at UW- Whitewater studying Marketing.  I work as an Entertainment Assistant where I help plan, promote, and execute events for our University.  Outside of school and work, I stay involved in organizations and make time for personal hobbies that I enjoy.  I love to spend time with my family and friends as well as traveling and cooking as often as possible.

Victoria Hamel

Hello! My name is Victoria Hamel, I am a sophomore majoring in Business and Marketing. I work at the University Center as an Administrative Assistant. My favorite part about working at the UC is networking with other students, campus staff, and various people from the community. I am very proud to be apart of a welcoming and supportive environment! Beyond work, I compete for UW Whitewater’s Swim Team and have recently joined AMA- American Marketing Association. In my free time, I am dancing around to music, finding new places to explore and doing yoga.

Bailey Gaffney

Hi, my name is Bailey and I’m one of the Marketing Assistants here in the UC! I’m a sophomore Marketing major, and new to campus this fall. I have a passion for traveling, so if I’m not in the UC or on campus, I’m probably abroad! In my free time, you can find me hiking with my dogs or spending time with my family on the lake.

Lauren Wallace

Hello! My name is Lauren Wallace, I am a sophomore majoring in Marketing. I am a Reservationist and a Building Manager at the UC. Outside of the UC, I am a Peer Mentor and a member of Alpha Sigma. I enjoy going kayaking, cooking, listening to music, shopping (even though I don’t have money), and being with friends.

Hannah Keziah Agustin

Hi! I’m Hannah, a freshman Film Studies major with a Music minor. I am a general gallery assistant at Roberta’s Art Gallery, and a media technician at the Learning Technology Center. I enjoy working at the UC because it gives me the opportunity to work with creative people who have the same passion for the arts as I do. Outside of work, you will see me writing, making music, and taking pictures.

Kate Amerling

Hello! My name is Kate Amerling, and I am a senior majoring in communications with a public relations emphasis and a marketing minor. I am currently the PR Intern at Roberta’s Art Gallery. Working at the art gallery is such a blast because we have an awesome team and no day is the same! From working with the different artists to collaborating with the Whitewater community and campus organizations, I have so much fun. If I am not working in the UC, I can be found in an American Marketing Association meeting or doing social media for Intramural and Club Sports. In my free time I love painting, sports, and hammocking!

Jake Abezetian

I’m Jake T. Abezetian and I’m an MAGD major with a focus in animation and am working on a film studies minor. I transfered into UW-Whitewater for my Junior year and am a senior now. I came here because of the MAGD program and am lovin’ it. I work as a video production assistant recording, editing, and animating videos in the University Center here in Whitewater! I love my job because I get to do what I actually want to do for my future career! I’m able to develop a great set of leadership and people skills through the people I work with too. I also work for UMC here on campus doing the same thing. Outside of school I take what I’ve learned to freelance other jobs and projects. In my free time I like to watch movies (mostly Star Wars), work/mod cars, and bike around the town.

Jacob Bailey

Hello, My name is Jacob Bailey and I work for UC Entertainment as an Entertainment Assistant! I am a Sophomore at Whitewater and I am majoring in General Business with a minor in Economics and Digital Marketing. The reason why I like working for the UC is being able to collaborate with other departments on a daily basis. Having this opportunity allows for me to network and get to know all of my co-workers better! In addition, in my free time I enjoy to binge watch Hulu and taking part in weightlifting club!

Ryan Nissen

Hi! My name is Ryan Nissen and I am a Junior at UW-Whitewater. I am a biology major with an emphasis in cell bio as well as a minor in psychology. I am the Events Coordinator at Warhawk Alley as well as being a pin chaser. In my free time you can find me playing video games or outside enjoying our lovely Wisconsin weather. During the summer months I also enjoy doing landscape and astro photography. If I’m not doing any of those things you will likely find me in front of a tv watching any WI sports team! That’s a little about me!​