Educational Access & Innovation

From creating flexible learning options for busy adults and making an excellent college education affordable to improving rural access to broadband and providing free books and better classroom resources for our children, UW Colleges and UW-Extension are helping every kind of Wisconsin learner achieve more.

95%
of students are Wisconsin residents
57%
are first generation college students
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EDUCATIONAL ACCESS & INNOVATION IMPACT STORIES SUBMITTED 475

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Christopher F

I grew up in a small community unsure of what I wanted to do and whether I would have the money for school. I began my education at the U.W. Marathon County in the fall of 2004 and am grateful for having done so.


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Sara G

I am a community partner with the Milwaukee County Cooperative Extension. I believe in the Extension because they provide valuable resources and educational programs to the community at large.


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Bobbie B

The Milwaukee County Extension services taught me about food labels, calories, bacteria, and food poison. Make sure you read the label, and hamburger is okay to eat when it turns brown.


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Esther L

The Centro Hispano Jo's Academy was a good program because it taught us how to eat healthier, and also how to eat the necessary amounts of different substances. We learned how to eat healthy on a budget as well, which is very helpful.


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