Alynne Wize serves as Coordinator for the Jays Dancers and Billy Bluejay mascot.
A member of the Creighton community since 2002, Wize is employed as Assistant Director of eLearning/Senior Instructional Designer for the School of Pharmacy and Health Professions; coordinating the Jays Dancers is a side job for her.
Prior to coming to Creighton, Wize was employed by the University of Nebraska Cooperative Extension Service in Dawson County. She served as the county nutritionist for 6 years before leaving.
After graduating from Omaha Westside, Wize went to the University of Nebraska-Kearney and earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Education with an emphasis in Family and Consumer Sciences. She went on to earn her Masters degree in Education with an emphasis in Instructional Technology and Multimedia Design from the University of Nebraska.
Wize has extensive dance experience. While in high school, she was the captain of the Westside Squires. During her collegiate career, in which she minored in Dance, she was a member of the UN-Kearney Dance Team. Wize owned and operated the Lexington School of Dance for two years, in addition to 18 years of studio dance with Pat Carlson Dance Studio in Omaha.
Wize and her husband, Nathan, are parents of daughter Emy and son Alex.