Born and raised in Central Pennsylvania, Michelle (O’Donnell) Oldfield graduated from Penn State University where she majored in Advertising and Public Relations. Michelle’s minor in Recreation, Park and Tourism Management led her to begin a career in special event production.
With 10+ years of professional event management experience under her belt, she manages events and strategic projects for Arizona State University's College of Public Service and Community Solutions as a member of the marketing & communications team housed in the dean's office. In addition to her staff role, she serves as a staff liaison to Student Event Planners Association (SEPA), a student organization that advances careers in special events management. Michelle also teaches PRM 486: Special Events Management, an introductory class for undergraduates and certificate students.
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Michelle completed her Masters of Public Administration (MPA) with concentration in Non-Profit Management at ASU in 2014.
The Pennsylvania State University
Bachelors of Arts; Communication, Advertising & Public Relations
Minor in Recreation, Parks and Tourism Management
Arizona State University
Master of Public Administration; School of Public Affairs
Concentration in Non-Profit Management; School of Community Resources & Development