Gotham City and Smallville aren’t the only communities full of heroes—there are heroes right here at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh in the heart of the Fox Valley.
90 Patricia (Zietlow) Miller (LS) and ’00 (MS), of Fitchburg, published her second picture book, Wherever You Go. 84 Margaret Odahowski (MSE), of Charlottesville, Va., wrote The Way of the Hammock: Designing Calm for a Busy Life. 78 Pamela Ford (LS), of Wauwatosa, wrote the 1840s-based historical
The impact is real. Every day across Wisconsin and beyond, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh alumni are helping to build thriving communities. They work to educate children, keep families safe and healthy and drive the success of local businesses and economies.
54 Claud Thompson (EHS), of Oshkosh, is a tree farmer who was inspired by Professor Fred Caudle’s conservation course. 60 H.W. ‘Jock’ Seal (LS), of Suamico, is the chief executive officer of The H.S. Group, which has been providing career management services for more than 45
Titan community across the nation. Whether based on geography or an affinity for a specific college, department, major or extra-curricular activity, the chapters provide opportunities for social, cultural and intellectual connections with fellow alumni.
20s Marion (Buck) Netzel (EHS) ’28, ’32, and ’60, Appleton, Jan. 13, 2015 30s Elvere (Gruenstern) Evans (EHS) ’37 and ’42, Madison, April 23, 2015 Jeanette Hebblewhite (EHS) ’35, ’36 and ’41, Oshkosh, Jan. 7, 2015 Etta (Hannemann) Safford (EHS) ’39, ’53 and ’56, Oshkosh, June 4, 2015 40s M. Anita (Bubolz)
1. Number of students involved in Greek Life: Fraternity men- 155, Sorority women- 225 2. Volunteer hours for the 2014–2015 school year: 21, 020 3. Attendance numbers at Greek programs for 2014—2015: 4,341 4. Philanthropies by chapter: Alpha Xi Delta- Autism Speaks Gamma Phi Beta- Building Strong Girls with Girls on
Unlike stereotypical notions from popular films like Animal House and Revenge of the Nerds, Greek life at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh revolves around one central theme— community.
Serendipity brought UW Oshkosh alumnus Walter “Wally” Messner ’70 and ’72, of Fond du Lac, back to his alma mater as an instructor, after working in the the music industry in Nashville.
Spring 2014 journalism and religious studies graduate Alyssa Kadansky, who recently joined Metafile Information Systems in Rochester, Minn., started her post-college life with a July adventure to South Asia. Kadansky’s travels took her from the Taj Mahal in Agra, India, to Kathmandu in Nepal. Along the