Jeff Lugowe launched an alumni relations program for OsloMet in 2015 and continues to manage alumni relations for the university. He has spent the past year and a half on loan to the Department of External Relations and Communications, where he has managed and worked on a range of projects related to branding, marketing and reputation management. Planning large events and campaigns and telling compelling stories about them, Jeff has enjoyed getting in touch with his inner communications professional. He is currently overseeing the development of a new English-language website for OsloMet.
A native of the US with a master's degree in Russian, Eastern European and Central Asian Studies, Jeff has known since he was a teenager he was a Europhile. He first came to Norway in 2007 on a Fulbright research grant. Fast-forward twelve years, and Jeff is a Norwegian citizen happily settled in Oslo. Most of his life is now conducted in Norwegian, but he is still a terrible skier