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Patricia Oltmann

Alumni Career Programs Coordinator Office of Development and Alumni Relations

Pat is a proud AU alumna committed to helping fellow alumni share professional expertise, career-related advice, and job and internship opportunities with alumni and students. As the liaison between Alumni Relations and the Career Center, Pat coordinates annual networking receptions for students and alumni in the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Communication, School of International Service, and School of Public Affairs. She has also been instrumental in developing and promoting the AU Online Community. Known as the “ultimate networker,” Pat joined the Office of Development and Alumni Programs in 1997 and assumed this unique and collaborative position that perfectly fits her personality in January 2000. Pat is married to AU alumnus William “Hank” Oltmann (MS, SPA). They have twin daughters who recently graduated from The University of Virginia and Clemson University, and live in nearby Arlington with their dog “Buster the Bichon.”


MED, Counseling, American University
BS, Family Studies, University of New Hampshire

Favorite Spot on Campus
A bench in the garden near the Amphitheatre
Book Currently Reading
The Help
Languages Spoken
American Sign Language
Career Center
Butler Pavilion - 5th floor
Contact Info
(202) 885-1801 (Work)
(202) 885-1804 (Office)

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