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
$90m
in capital raised for clients
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ENHANCING QUALITY OF LIFE IMPACT STORIES SUBMITTED 676

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


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Jackie S SWCAP Early Head Start

SWCAP Head Start/Early Head Start would like to sing praises to the UW Extension. SWCAP "Tapped Into" utilizing the money smart in Head Start project approximately eight years ago. The Extension has provided a monthly newsletter for all Head Start families.


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Emily P

UW-Sheboygan is close to my home and allows me to commute and spend time with my family, which I really enjoy. My favorite professor is Dr. Pilmaier, an English instructor. As an English major, I've had her multiple times and love how she pushes students and always supports them.


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Brandon

Wisconsin Public Broadcasting has a long history of aiding Wisconsin veterans like myself. In the video below, I, a former marine, discuss my story as part of Wisconsin Public Television’s Veterans Coming Home project.


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William and Helen B

We love Owl Prowl of the Milwaukee County Extension because it, along with some of their other programs, allows us city-dwellers interact with nature and learn more about our world and its inhabitants.


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Amanda E

I went to UW-Marshfield Wood County where I had Katie Kalish for an English professor. She was by far the coolest professor I had. She not only was a great professor, she made learning fun and fueled my love for English.


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Jeanne D

As a teacher, I have had the opportunity to see the in school nature program from Wehr Outreach at work in my classroom. This is an activity sponsored by the Milwaukee County Cooperative Extension. I love the programs they provide for my preschoolers. They are hands-on and engaging.


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Kevin N

I have been in the agricultural business for 20+ years and have worked with my county agent from day one. Kevin Jarek of Outagamie County Cooperative Extension has put together a very successful forage council.


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Eric W

Participating in the Owl Prowl has allowed me to spend quality time with my son as well as create positive learning opportunities for him. It has helped to create an awareness regarding nature and local wilderness.


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Jessica S

Going in, I was terrified I'd be the only older person, never find any friends, or learn anything new. I'm so grateful to UW-Waukesha for opening up my world to Archaeology and Sociology. It, also, introduced me to my friend, Jacalyn.


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