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Michele Thorman, retired director of UWL’s Physical Therapy program, started the Thorman Family Pay It Forward Scholarship supporting PT students who have overcome adversity. Thorman also served on the UWL Foundation Board of Directors for nine years and chaired its scholarship. PT shot in the arm Posted 6 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020 Leaving a Legacy: Family scholarship supports students overcoming adversity Read more about PT shot in the arm UWL alums Jerrilyn (Jerri) and Bruce Brewer are retired educators from Western Technical College and the Bangor School District, respectively. Their gift to the UWL Foundation supports their value of education. Bruce earned a Bachelor of Science in 1978 and a Master of Education in Professional Development in 1990. Jerrilyn earned a Bachelor of Education in 1970 and a Master of Science in Reading in 1986 and a Doctorate in Education in 1995.
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Apprentice awarded Posted 3:08 p.m. Monday, Aug. 17, 2020 Leaving a Legacy: Gift supports student dreams, recruitment of top students Read more about Apprentice awarded Mary Hamman, an associate professor in the UW-La Crosse Economics Department, has been named the first UWL College of Business Administration Swenson Baier Engaged Faculty Fellow. The fellowship, funded by 1985 CBA graduate Scott Swenson and his spouse, Cynthia Baier, is UWL’s first philanthropically-funded faculty fellowship supporting the vision and recognition of business faculty who are industry-engaged.
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Faculty fellow Posted 3:07 p.m. Monday, Aug. 17, 2020 College of Business Administration names Hamman first campus fellow. Read more about Faculty fellow Read more →
UWL Cares Posted 4:13 p.m. Friday, Aug. 14, 2020 Alumni, faculty, staff and community support students through campaign. Read more about UWL Cares Read more →
Scholarships awarded Posted 9:54 a.m. Monday, Aug. 17, 2020 UWL Foundation allocates more than $1.2 million. Read more about Scholarships awarded Mark Moralez, political science and public administration major, aims to pursue graduate school in public affairs with the goal of becoming a professor or administrator in higher education.
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A shared experience Posted 4:13 p.m. Friday, Aug. 14, 2020 Donor, recipient share similar path into leadership in advocating for social justice in higher education. Read more about A shared experience Kathleen Hawkes, assistant professor of art, smiles as she sees the original print “Moon and Half Dome, Yosemite National Park” by Photographer Ansel Adams.
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Art donation is inspiring Posted 2:02 p.m. Monday, Aug. 17, 2020 Alumna’s collection of prints, financial gifts to change student lives Read more about Art donation is inspiring Ron and Jane Rada will receive honorary doctorates during UWL’s Winter Commencement Sunday, Dec.15.
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Honorary doctorates Posted 4:13 p.m. Friday, Aug. 14, 2020 Ron and Jane Rada to receive UWL honors. Read more about Honorary doctorates Alice Svec, ’59, is giving back in her field of elementary education. She taught third and fourth grade in Janesville, Wisconsin, and South St. Paul, before becoming a nurses aide for 51 years.
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A woman of many hats Posted 4:13 p.m. Friday, Aug. 14, 2020 Alumna's estate gift will support future educators forever. Read more about A woman of many hats Kay Taylor, Rollo’s wife presented UWL Men’s Basketball Coach Kent Dernbach with a plaque that will list freshman award recipients. 
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He loved UWL Posted 4:14 p.m. Friday, Aug. 14, 2020 Coach Taylor being remembered for his impact on many. Read more about He loved UWL

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