Joey Nicgorski in his shop, smiling at the camera

Joey Nicgorski

Creator, Entrepreneur, Badger
UW-Madison Online student, class of 2025

Joey infuses creativity and charisma into everything that he does, including finishing his marketing degree online.

What led to your decision to return to school and finish your bachelor’s degree?

Finishing my bachelor’s degree was the final puzzle piece to complete my journey of advancing roles at my job. I had exhausted every other avenue of trying to climb the corporate ladder with experience and expertise. I needed to show the world I could set a challenging goal and see it through to completion.

Why did you choose UW–Madison?

I wanted the very best education that my region offered. I looked at other schools that would have accepted more credits from my previous collegiate excursions, but the instruction I have received at the Wisconsin School of Business has far surpassed my greatest expectations of what a challenging yet rewarding learning experience can offer.

Tell us about your favorite parts of your program.

Interaction with peers, although done remotely, has been my favorite part of the online degree program. In addition, specific UW business professors have made a permanent impact on my future. I have never received instruction with this level of immediate impact on my current and future professional path.

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