April 2015 Class Notes - UW Oshkosh Today
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The following Class Notes were received recently in the UW Oshkosh Alumni Office.

’52 and ‘53 Clarence ‘Clare’ Landry, of Beloit, retired from Rockford University and celebrated 60 years of marriage with his wife, Grace.

’75 Mary Fowlkes (EHS), of Milwaukee, was recognized during the 30th Annual Black Excellence Awards honoring women in the military. She retired as Master Chief after serving in the U.S. Coast Guard for 23 years.

’96 Dorothy ‘Dottie’ Keenan (MSN), of Fond du Lac, received the Fond du Lac Women’s Fund 2015 Women of Achievement award. She founded Loaves and Fishes, a program for those in need, and helped found Bethany House, a homeless shelter, now known as Solutions Center.

’97 Kim Svoboda (LS), of Staten Island, N.Y., accepted the corporate development officer position at the Habitat for Humanity International in New York City.

’98 Susanne (Lauer) Fenske (LS), of Waukesha, accepted the position as vice president of student affairs at Clarion University in Clarion, Pa.

’98 Karlene Grabner (B) and (LS), of Oshkosh, has directed the Women’s Fund for almost 10 years and also serves as the Oshkosh Area Community Foundation’s Director of Donor Services.

’00 Janelle Jensen (N), of Appleton, was hired at Catalpa Health in Appleton as a mental health nurse practioner.

’01 Michelle Bertram (B), of Fond Du Lac, has been a Walgreens store manager for 12 years.

’02 Joshua Springer (EHS), of Matthews, N.C., is coach of the Providence Day girls basketball team in Charlotte, N.C. They earned six-straight NCISAA state championships and are one of the best programs in the country.

’03 Danen Kane (LS), of Denmark, released his second Christian album, titled “Flesh and Soul.”

’04 Ryan Dahmen (LS), of Monroe, was promoted to personal banker at the Bank of New Glarus and Sugar River Bank Branches.

’07 Tara (Fletcher) Brzozowski (MBA), of Appleton, was hired as the director of public relations at Element in De Pere.

’08 David Flagel (LS), of Fairborn, Ohio, works as a visiting assisting professor of biology and environmental science at Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio. He received his doctorate in January from the University of Notre Dame.

’08 Adam Hegge (LS), of Colombus, opened his own business called Madison Graphics. He designs retail graphics, banners, trade show displays, posters, wall murals, and graphics for windows, events and vehicles.

’10 Mariah Haberman (LS), of Madison, was selected to be part of In Business Madison’s 2015 Class of 40 under 40, recognizing accomplished young leaders. She also serves on the Alumni Board of Directors.

’12 Katie Holliday (LS), of Oshkosh, joined the EAA magazine staff as an assistant editor.

’14 Taylor Anthonsen (LS), of Kenosha, worked at the 2015 Oscars, after winning the 2014 People Magazine Oscar Fan Experience Contest.

’14 Jason Diem (EHS), of Appleton, has been hired by Hoffman Planning, Design & Construction, a project management firm.

 ’15 Jacob Davel (LS), of Port Washington, successfully completed the Army Reserve Training Corps program, and was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

 ’15 Justin Olesen (N), of Fond du Lac, graduated from the College of Nursing and is a registered nurse at Agnesian Healthcare Inc.



• AAS — Associate of Arts and Science Degree
• B — Business
• EHS — Education and Human Services
• LLCE  — Lifelong Learning and Community Engagement
• LS — Letters and Science
• N — Nursing

• DNP — Doctor of Nursing Practice
• GMBA — Global Master of Business Administration
• MA — Master of Arts
• MBA— Master of Business Administration
• MPA — Master of Public Administration
• MS — Master of Science
• MSE — Master of Science in Education
• MSN — Master of Science in Nursing
• MST — Master of Science in Teaching
• MSW — Master of Social Work

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