U-News: June Newsletter 2022

Thursday, Jun 09, 2022

June Newsletter 2022
Engineering Scholarships

Q&A with Alum & Newly Expanded Engineering Degree Program Scholarships Offered”

The UW Wausau Campus Foundation has committed $15,000 in new scholarships for local students who pursue a newly expanded engineering degree program. UW-Stevens Point at Wausau and UW-Platteville are expanding an existing engineering degree partnership to bring additional opportunities to students in the Wausau area.

“Leveraging engineers with this type of skillset is a competitive advantage for many businesses in our area, and will pay dividends for decades to come,” said Ryan Gallagher, president of Rocket Industrial and the president-elect of the Wausau Campus foundation board. Read More

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Celebrating the 100 Extraordinary Women Campaign

Participation and fundraising goals exceeded. Women’s lives changed for the better. By any measure, the 5-year-long 100 Extraordinary Women Campaign has been an unqualified success. With the initial goals of attracting at least 100 women to donate $1000 each for scholarships for deserving women UW-Stevens Point at Wausau students, the program eventually ballooned to a total of $125,000 over five years. Congratulations! Read More

News of the Air by Jill Stuckenberg

Award-Winning Faculty Pens Award-Winning Novel

Although we are best known for student scholarships, the UW Wausau Campus Foundation also supports campus faculty with research and development grants. For example, Associate English Professor Jill Stukenberg is a recent recipient of the annual Distinguished Faculty Society (DFS) award and an additional summer stipend, which has helped her achieve a goal to write and soon publish a prize-winning novel.

“I am so grateful to the Foundation for this support,” she said. “The DFS recognition and summer stipend supported me in my writing financially at a time in my life when I had to pay for some child care in the summer in order to have time to write. Additionally, and even more importantly Read More

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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