Educational Assistance Through Scholarships

e.a.t.s is a fundraising event hosted by the UW-Fox Cities Foundation for the benefit of students on the Fox Cities campus of UW Oshkosh.

Save the Date

No date has been set for 2020 at this time.

UW Oshkosh Fox Cities Campus
1478 Midway Road
Menasha, Wis.

Enjoy celebrity chefs, great food, entertainment, raffle and more.


Tickets are $40 per person. You can also reserve your tickets by calling (920) 832-2849.

Chef List

List of chefs and the dishes they will prepare

Chef Manny Gandara of Eagle Point Senior Living: Turkey Wellington with Brandy Sauce. Bananas Foster.
Chef Jeff Igel of Fox Valley Technical College: German Meatballs
Chef Sonya Braun and Richard Niemuth of Niemuth’s South Side Market: Gluten Free Chicken Breast Mini Kabob with Tomato & Bell Pepper. Niemuth’s Hickory Smoked Bacon Wrapped Maple Bourbon Dijon Pork Bites.
Tod Galloway : Wild Rice with Shrimp
Rosangela Berbert: Brazillian Potato Salad
Sam of India Darbar Restaurant: Chicken Tikki Masala
Pat & Doug Nelson: White Chicken Chili
Representative Amanda Stuck: Spicy Vegetarian Chili
Penny Barnard Schaber: Penny’s Award Winning Chili
Steve Seifert: Steve’s Elk Chili
Tracy Qualman: Corn and Chicken Chili
Terri Gonya: Carrot Soup
Karen & Dick Gosse: Door County Cherry Pork
Rose Marie Lewis: Pies by Rose Marie including Apple with French Crumb Topping. Double Crust Apple, Blueberry, Cherry, Pumpkin, Pecan, and possibly lemon meringue.
Assistant Chancellor Martin Rudd & his wife Kris : Olive & Fig Tapenade
Xander and Ryker Carriveau: Ane Carriveau’s Peanut Butter Balls
Nea Hahn of Whisk & Arrow Sugar Studio: Assorted Specialty Cakes
Dr. Elizabeth Melchert: Double Layer Lemon Cakes
Outagamie County Executive Thomas Nelson and wife Maria: Caramel Apple Crisp
Kathy & Joel Hopper: Bacon Pastry Twists with Beer Cheese Dip
Joy and Jim Perry: Smoked Salmon Spread with Crackers
Linda Cannon: Cannon Balls
Jane Frantz: Flourless Chocolate Cake
Toby Paltzer: To be Determined
Menasha Mayor Donald Merkes: A dessert yet to be determined
Carolyn & David Frederick: Sausage Cake (This is a savory fruit cake without citron. It is made with sausage, walnuts, and raisins.
Kaukauna Mayor Tony Penterman: Guest Server-at-Large
Stone Arch Brew Pub: Seasonal brews to sample for small charge

Raffle Prizes

Click here to view raffle prize information!

Aaron Rogers autographed football

Proudly display your love for the Pack with your own football autographed by Packers quarterback Aaron Rogers.  Owning this collectable piece of Packer memorabilia will not only make you the envy of your friends but will be something you will cherish even more when the Pack wins the Super Bowl! 


Smoky Mountain Electric Smoker

The 26″ Smoky Mountain Electric Smoker provides 443 square inches of smoking area on three chrome plated racks. The smoking chamber is tightly secured with built-in magnetic door closure. The convenient 3-in-1 combination tray includes a water pan, wood chip box, and grease tray, combined into one component, allowing for easy access and cleanup.

The independent plug-in temperature controller allows for easier set up of temperature control and helps to maintain your desired temperature throughout the smoking process.


Wisconsin Public Radio Prize Package

Wisconsin Public Radio has contributed a colorful Wisconsin themed tote bag filled with five hard cover books (both fiction and non-fiction) and a stainless steel travelling coffee mug.  A perfect prize package to have on hand to help stay warm and to endure the snowy winter nights ahead.


Wisconsin Public Television Prize Package

Celebrate Wisconsin with this specially created prize package created by our friends at Wisconsin Public Television for e.a.t.s. 2019.  This package includes a Wisconsin Public Television umbrella, two glass coffee mugs, and a half-dozen DVD’s of popular shows that were broadcast on Wisconsin Public Television. Carry these and other e.a.t.s goodies home in the accompanying Wisconsin Public Television tote bag.


Wisconsin Timber Rattler Package

As the winner of this prize package you’ll “root root root for the home team” in this case the Milwaukee Brewer’s Class A affiliate team, the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers at a home game.   This prize package courtesy of the Wisconsin Timber Rattler’s begins with game ticket vouchers, parking, and a gift card for purchase of anything at the stadium.


Geology Nature Walk with Dr. Beth Johnson

Geology is all around us and there are few places better to see it than in Wisconsin!  From sandstone to marshland, you’ll learn how the rock formations and soils shaped the landscape of Wisconsin by peering at a small part of it at the Mosquito Hill Nature Center in New London. Your guide for the trek will be our resident “rock star” Dr. Beth A. Johnson, Associate Professor of Geology at UWO-Fox Cities. Beth never takes the geology of Wisconsin for “granite” and will give you an exciting, energetic, and info-packed hike!  A perfect experience for anyone who loves the beauty of Wisconsin, but wants to learn more about the roots of our land.

  • Up to 6 people
  • 2 hour hike
  • Light breakfast will be provided
  • Moderate hiking up the side of Mosquito Hill
  • MUST WEAR closed-toe shoes

Special Notes: Dates and times to be mutually agreed upon.  Rain dates will be selected as well.  A transferable package.


Find Your Family Roots

Are you interested in your family history but don’t know where to start? Rose Marie Lewis will lead you on a personal journey of discovery as you trace your family roots in this prize package. You will learn about where to look for information and how to manage the information you uncover.  Rose Marie will also teach you about special topics and issues including genealogical etiquette.


Work of Art

Guests at e.a.t.s. will see Professor of Art, Judith Waller, paint a scene of the night’s festivities.   As the night progresses you’ll witness the artistic process as this painting evolves before your eyes.  As the winner of this raffle, you will not only take this one of a kind piece of art home with you but the story of its creation.


Star Party

Hollywood’s finest can’t compare with the cosmic wonders you and 20 of your friends will see as Alan Peche, Director of the Barlow Planetarium, takes the lens caps off a telescope for your personalized star party.   You’ll see the prominent celestial features and hear interesting stories and facts in this fun filled night.


Gem Stone

Joseph Frederickson, the newly appointed Director of the Weis Earth Science Museum, has hand selected a very nice amethyst as the WESM’s contribution of an e.a.t.s. raffle prize.  Amethyst is a purple variety of quartz.  Prized for their beauty, Amethysts are considered the traditional birthstone of people born in February.


Join our growing list of corporate and individual sponsors including:

91.1 The Avenue
Richard & Amy Jo Aylward
Appleton Beer Factory
Bergstrom Automotive
CLA (Clifton Larson Allen)
Charlie Goff
Keller Construction
Dubear Kroening
Gary McGoey
Milk Source
P&B Motorsports
Susan Rabideau & Bill Stachour
Steve Seifert
Stone Arch Brewpub
Tom Werth
von Briesen & Roper, s.c.
Wisconsin Public Radio
Wisconsin Public Television
Wisconsin Timber Rattlers
WOW Logistics

University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
Fox Cities Campus
1478 Midway Road
Menasha, WI 54952
(920) 832-2600