Enhancing Quality of Life

Healing gardens, clean waterways, engaging public radio and television programs, and wide-open community-focused campuses. We’re covering the map with programs and services designed to educate, protect, inform, entertain and improve Wisconsin lives.

117,539
community members attended events on local campuses
$440m
combined value of facilities
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ENHANCING QUALITY OF LIFE IMPACT STORIES SUBMITTED 652

See how our institutions are enhancing quality of life throughout Wisconsin:


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Alex K

I am a sophomore at UW-Marshfield/Wood County. I chose to attend UWMWC because it was close to my hometown, is affordable, and because of the small class sizes.


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Debra R

I chose UW-Fox because the price was right and it was very close to home. The small class sizes were attractive to me as a non-traditional student who had been out of school for quite some time and was somewhat nervous about sitting in huge lecture course settings.


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Ardell P

My sister Mary and I have been attending the Outagamie UW-Extension's 'Joy Conferences for more than 25 years now without a miss. They are so enjoyable, uplifting, educational and a great mood lifter in the middle of the cold winter months of Wisconsin.


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James and Sarah S

My husband Jim has rented a garden plot on the Firefly Ridge Community Grounds for years. My new found passion for regular gardening took off immediately once I began spending time there myself.


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Kayla L

I attended UW-Washington County right after high school and obtained my associates degree. Starting off at a two year school really built my confidence and developed me into the person I am today. I am proud to say UW-Washington County help me develop these skills sets.


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Theodore C

As a non-traditional student starting school later in life, I took my secondary education very seriously. My discerning mind led me to choose UW-Marathon County.


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Michael V

At the beginning of my college career, there were many uncertainties ��� being away from family, friends, and starting fresh in a completely new place.


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Irene B

I want to thank all of you for all the years that the Bakken family had as we worked with you in the 4-H program. Four Bakken children graduated from Monroe County 4-H and are all successful in their chosen careers.


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Dan B

I have enjoyed attending the Waukesha UW-Extension landscape courses during the past 15 years. They have helped me learn and grow professionally in the lawn and landscape business. I greatly enjoy these opportunities to learn and stay up to date on the latest research from the UW.


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