U-News: March Newsletter 2022

Tuesday, Mar 15, 2022

March Newsletter 2022
Daniel O'Brian alumni and donor

Q&A with Alum & Donor Daniel O’Brien Reveals His “Why”

Daniel O’Brien graduated from D.C. Everest High School in the late 1970s and began a successful higher education journey that led to eventual business success in southern California, where he still resides. U-News reached out to Daniel recently to discuss the difference our Wausau Campus made in his career, his life, and his decision to become a financial donor. Read More

Merit Scholarships

Merit Scholarship Funding Increase Approved — Report

A growing group of talented students will benefit from a 43% increase in annual funding for the Merit Scholarship program funded by the UW Wausau Campus Foundation. In the 2020-21 school year, the Foundation began funding a new Merit Scholarship program to encourage high-achieving students to attend our campus. The Foundation renewed an initial commitment of $28,000 for the current school year. Then, last month, the Foundation board approved an expanded annual allocation of … Read More


Student Video GivingTuesday

Video: Recent Scholarship Recipients Reflect on Their Journeys

Learn about bright students who work hard but need a bit of financial support to get where they’re going. They have hopes and dreams that don’t just materialize — they have to earn them. View Video

Did You Know?

Did you know all funds donated to the UW Wausau Campus Foundation remain in Wausau and directly benefit current and prospective UW Stevens Point at Wausau students? And, while scholarships are a huge part of what we do, your donation to our Annual Fund campaign will also help fund:

  • Research awards and study programs
  • Faculty and staff professional development and recognition
  • Foundation operations

A donation to the UW Wausau Campus Foundation will directly impact the lives of students and faculty — one human being to another. There are many ways to give. Please give now to help us reach our fundraising goal before the end of our fiscal year!

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Current Fiscal Year

Scholarships Awarded 

Value of Scholarships Provided

Including two new scholarship programs:

Incoming student incentive grants

More science, technology, engineering & math scholarships

New Year. New Opportunities.
Wishing you a healthy and prosperous 2022!