Steve Barcus

Director of Communications

sbarcus@wisc.edu

608.262.5590

268 Bascom Hall

Steve Barcus

Contact Steve with questions about

  • Media requests
  • Stories on international programming, Badgers abroad, global alumni impact, etc.
  • International Division messaging and branding
  • Campus and community event promotion and sponsorship

Biography

Steve Barcus joined the University of Wisconsin–Madison International Division as director of communications in 2016. In his role, he oversees marketing, media relations, digital media, and messaging for the division, which supports international academics, internships, research, and partnerships on campus and abroad. Steve loves learning about people, places, and cultures, and is fascinated by international issues. This makes sharing the stories about UW students, alumni, and faculty who are thriving on the world stage particularly enjoyable.

Prior to his current role, Steve served in various communications positions for higher education institutions and several nonprofit organizations.