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Bachelor of Arts, Communication Studies and Psychology, University of Michigan

Carol Podschwadt

Associate Director, Marketing

Why I Choose to Work at Academic Innovation

The Center for Academic Innovation is a dynamic and innovative organization dedicated to promoting learning excellence and educational development through cutting-edge tools, technologies, and strategies. Working here offers the opportunity to collaborate with a diverse and talented team, engage with leading thinkers in education, and make a meaningful difference in the lives of students and educators at the University of Michigan and beyond.

Current Roles/Previous Experience

Carol Podschwadt is the Center for Academic Innovation’s Associate Director of Marketing. In this role, Carol is responsible for developing the marketing strategy and advertising plans to connect worldwide learners and students to the Center’s online programs, courses, and educational technology tools. Her work also includes collaborating closely with the Center’s research and analytics team to develop market insights and measurement frameworks that enhance the effectiveness of marketing efforts.

Prior to joining the Center for Academic Innovation, Carol worked at the Ross School of Business as a Brand Manager where she was responsible for the strategic marketing and communications planning and execution of a variety of the school’s academic degree programs and units.

Before joining the University of Michigan, Carol worked at DISH Network on their corporate marketing team doing brand design and delivery.

Ask Me to Learn About

  • Integrated marketing and communications plans
  • Korean and German cuisine
  • “Friends” trivia
  • Home improvement projects