Enhancing Quality of Life

Healing gardens, clean waterways, engaging public radio and television programs, and wide-open community-focused campuses. We’re covering the map with programs and services designed to educate, protect, inform, entertain and improve Wisconsin lives.

117,539
community members attended events on local campuses
$440m
combined value of facilities
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ENHANCING QUALITY OF LIFE IMPACT STORIES SUBMITTED 672

See how our institutions are enhancing quality of life throughout Wisconsin:


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Ardell P

My sister Mary and I have been attending the Outagamie UW-Extension's 'Joy Conferences for more than 25 years now without a miss. They are so enjoyable, uplifting, educational and a great mood lifter in the middle of the cold winter months of Wisconsin.


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James and Sarah S

My husband Jim has rented a garden plot on the Firefly Ridge Community Grounds for years. My new found passion for regular gardening took off immediately once I began spending time there myself.


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Kayla L

I attended UW-Washington County right after high school and obtained my associates degree. Starting off at a two year school really built my confidence and developed me into the person I am today. I am proud to say UW-Washington County help me develop these skills sets.


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Theodore C

As a non-traditional student starting school later in life, I took my secondary education very seriously. My discerning mind led me to choose UW-Marathon County.


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Michael V

At the beginning of my college career, there were many uncertainties ��� being away from family, friends, and starting fresh in a completely new place.


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Irene B

I want to thank all of you for all the years that the Bakken family had as we worked with you in the 4-H program. Four Bakken children graduated from Monroe County 4-H and are all successful in their chosen careers.


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Rita D

The UW-Extension programs offer a great variety of topics that have enriched my life and those around me. One of the areas is the Continuing Education courses for the Master Gardner program, which goes back to our communities. Self awareness, nature programs, etc.


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Dan B

I have enjoyed attending the Waukesha UW-Extension landscape courses during the past 15 years. They have helped me learn and grow professionally in the lawn and landscape business. I greatly enjoy these opportunities to learn and stay up to date on the latest research from the UW.


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Alan S

I knew that the Wisconsin School of Business was my ultimate destination since my freshman year. However, I knew that UW-Marathon County was my best option to kick-start my education while saving money.


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