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 672

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


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Dr. William M

I was the first Athletic Director at UW-Waukesha. Working with the outstanding staff and faculty helped me to develop professionally.


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Sara

I don't know where I would be without having attended UW-Waukesha. I have always been good at school, but I never truly enjoyed it. After only a few weeks at UW-Waukesha, I knew I belonged there. The professors helped me when needed and made the environment open and friendly.


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Kris R

My time at UW-Waukesha was life changing thanks to one amazing professor and the opportunities I had. I am the bestselling author of 14 books, an award-winning former journalist and I owe much of my success to Mr. Jozwiak and UWW!


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Jordan B

I joined 4-H seven years ago and it is so unbelievable the crazy journey I have been on since. Throughout the years I have become more confident in myself and have been able to find ways to believe in myself. This journey all started because my best friend who talked about it all the time.


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Tegan G

I started out at UW-Marathon County right after leaving the Marine Corps. The very first person I met was Liberty Heidmann, the former Non-Traditional Student Advisor. She helped me figure out college life and continues to do so while I'm a student at UW-Stevens Point.


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Joann D

Two years ago I was talking to my cousin and I told her how I was retiring in May of 2015 and I was thinking about where I could fill my time. She told me that she was a Master Gardner and thought I would be good too. I was gardening since I was a little girl.


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Peter B

I was lucky to be admitted to the first class at UW-Waukesha, however they didn't have any buildings ready for occupancy yet. We were graciously given space to share at the then-St. Paul College seminary until some of the campus could open a few months later.


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Justin C

The classes I took at UW Marshfield/Wood County were enriching, and, quality-wise, many of them were comparable to the classes I took later in my college career at UW-Madison.


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Ellen T

I started 4-H in India in 1965 when my stepmother, a former Buffalo County Extension Agent, started a 4-H club for missionary kids. I continued in 4-H through high school and worked with 4-H kids in college. It helped me with learning new skills and being self confident.


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