Posts tagged with 'UWL Foundation':

Chris Jones, '08, is a world-renowned hypnotist and comedian who had his big break hypnotizing Howie Mandel during a 2015 episode of NBC’s “America’s Got Talent.” Jones got his start performing card and magic tricks at UW-La Crosse. Magic man Posted 8 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 28, 2022 Renowned hypnotist Chris Jones got his start at UW-La Crosse Read more about Magic man UWL’s mascot, Stryker, will be looking for UWL alumni, students, parents, faculty, staff and community members in Riverside Park for Moon Tunes, Thursday, Sept. 1. MarOON TUNES Posted 11:32 a.m. Friday, Aug. 19, 2022 UWL friends to gather at Moon Tunes Sept. 1 Read more about MarOON TUNES UW-La Crosse completed another successful Philanthropy Week April 18-21. The fifth annual event celebrated those who have given to UWL and raised awareness of the power of philanthropy on campus. Grateful for giving Posted 8 a.m. Thursday, May 26, 2022 5th annual UWL Philanthropy Week a major success Read more about Grateful for giving UWL Veteran Education Benefits Coordinator Jane Brannan with her family after her son Joe's graduation from basic training in 2012. From left, Jane Brannan holding her youngest child Jennifer; Joe, oldest son; Jack, middle son; Sandy Brannan, her mother; and James Brannan, her dad. The Brannan Family Student Veteran and Military-Connected Student Scholarship will assist many students with connections to the Armed Forces. 'Every bit counts' Posted 11:15 a.m. Friday, May 20, 2022 UWL veterans benefit coordinator helps address a challenge she sees for the students she serves Read more about 'Every bit counts' The WIAA State High School Track & Field Meet brings thousands to the La Crosse area each spring. This was the event in 2019. The WIAA has  agreed to five-year contracts with UWL and Explore La Crosse to host the State Track and Field Championships in La Crosse through 2026. Still running Posted 10:35 a.m. Thursday, May 19, 2022 Agreements keep WIAA state track meet at UWL Read more about Still running First-year student Anna Hill Hernandez received one-on-one personal training lessons thanks to UWL Rec Sports' new participant grants. The grants are intended to remove financial barriers to recreational activities on campus. 'A huge benefit' Posted 8 a.m. Wednesday, May 18, 2022 Rec Sports Participation Grants expand access to programs Read more about 'A huge benefit' - Barrels & Bites — a fun night to support the UWL Alumni Association — runs from 6-8 p.m. Friday, May 20, at the Cleary Alumni & Friends Center. ‘Barrels and Bites’ Posted 8 a.m. Sunday, April 24, 2022 Alumni event puts a twist on traditional fundraisers Read more about ‘Barrels and Bites’ The Prairie Springs Science Center project was divided into two construction phases for an eventual replacement of Cowley Hall, a 1960s-era science facility. Phase I, directly north of the current Cowley Hall, was completed in summer 2018. Phase II would construct a new facility connected to Phase I, in the location of the current Cowley Hall. Phase II will include offices, classrooms, instructional labs, research labs, and a number of highly-specialized spaces critical to the overall delivery of science instruction and learning at UWL. Why build Prairie Springs Science Center phase II? Posted 10:07 a.m. Wednesday, April 20, 2022 Business and political leaders share the top 10 reasons Read more about Why build Prairie Springs Science Center phase II? UWL alums Brad and Gail Quarberg have established a scholarship fund for Mondovi High School seniors who plan to attend UWL. “I look forward to meeting some of the students who get the money, finding out what they want to do, and teaching them a lesson about the importance of giving back,” Brad says. Inspired to give Posted 7:02 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2022 With scholarship, Quarbergs hope to support, inspire future students Read more about Inspired to give UW-La Crosse Chancellor Joe Gow gives his opening remarks for the spring semester Wednesday, Jan. 19, in the Bluffs room of the Student Union. Gow announced the largest donation in school history — a $2.2 million estate gift from Bill and Yvonne Hyde, supporting the English Department and Murphy Library. Groundbreaking gift Posted 1:54 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022 Gow’s address highlighted by largest donation in school history Read more about Groundbreaking gift

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