Colleen SchmitAlumni Relations Officer

Even before joining the School of Human Ecology myself, I had heard that it is a special place. Now that I work here, I see firsthand how true that is. The human-centric work that students, scholars, and alumni do every day inspires me. As I build connections with alumni, donors, and students, I realize more and more how much the people in the Human Ecology community are what make it so exceptional.

Previously, I worked in development and communications with nonprofit organizations and on campus. It is an honor to work in advancement as the School of Human Ecology’s alumni relations officer.

Portrait of Colleen Schmit, a blonde white woman, wearing a flower shirt and a black cardigan.


  • MS Environmental Conservation & BS, UW–Madison


Office: 2144B Nancy Nicholas Hall

Phone: 608-890-3970