As 2011 comes to a close, we want to say thank you for your past membership in the UW-L Alumni Association. We appreciate your ongoing support and encourage you to renew today. Of all the traditions that are part…
Their names are engraved in UW-La Crosse walls and brick sidewalks. Their cheers come from the sidelines at UW-L sports games. You seldom see them without their matching maroon and gray sweatshirts.
To call Terry Ziemann, ’55, and his wife, Peggy, ‘UW-L supporters’ would be an understatement.
Some teachers dread the question from the back of the room — the one where the frustrated student calls out, “Why are we doing this?”
Brad Markhardt, Wisconsin Teacher of the Year and a 2001 UW-La Crosse alumnus, loves that question. Find out why.
With the building of the new stadium and Veterans Memorial Stadium Hall of Honor, it seemed like the right time for Ed Ganske, ’41, and his son Larry Ganske, ’77, to return to campus. The two visited UW-L’s tribute to veterans on Sept. 16 and then visited memorials to veterans in Washington, D.C., the next day.
“The journey from my hometown of Edgerton, Wis., to UW-La Crosse is one that I first took 11 years ago during my freshman year of college. This trip up I-90 went from a glacial plane to a beautiful river valley during the160-mile trip. It did not take long to fall in love with the area for many reasons.”
Family, Friends and Alumni Weekend brought many back to campus Friday, Oct. 14 through Sunday, Oct. 16. Check out photos from the event.
UW-L alumnus Dana Zimmerman’s inner drive led him to earn a silver metal in the 2000 Paralympic Games in Sydney, Australia. It also allowed the young man with Cerebral Palsy to never let his disability stand in the way of his academic and athletic dreams.
“In my head I was saying ‘believe, believe, believe — There is nothing that can prevent you. Go for it…,’” recalls Zimmerman.