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UW Oshkosh Points of Pride

UW Oshkosh has had the most successful Model United Nations Program in the nation for 23 straight years.

Since the year 2000, the College of Nursing Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) graduates have had a 100% pass rate on the American Nurses Credentialing Center FNP Exam.

UW Oshkosh is alma mater to Peter Wick ('05), who was one of ten nationally to receive the Elijah J. Watts Award for Individuals earning the Highest cumulative scores on the four sections of the Uniform CPA Examination-more than 44,500 took the exam.

UW Oshkosh gave a successful start to Rob Behm ('02), who went on to become the UW Madison Medical School 2007 graduating class valedictorian.

Senior business majors at UW Oshkosh taking the ETS business knowledge assessment test ranked in the top 5 percent nationwide.

UW Oshkosh students who took the CPA exam placed the university in the top 10 schools nationally.

Since 1990, 60 UW Oshkosh graduates have gone on to be awarded the Herb Kohl Teacher of the Year Award.

More special education teachers graduate from UW Oshkosh than any other UW institution.

Our students volunteer approximately 65,000 hours each year in service to the community.

Productions and scripts by UW Oshkosh radio-TV-film students have won 21 grand prizes in National Broadcasting Society competitions.

UW Oshkosh has won 39 national championships, including 24 NCAA Division III competitions.

The Advance-Titan has won the top national award for student newspapers five times.

UW Oshkosh Athletic teams have one of the lowest student loan default rates in the country at 1.7 percent.

UW Oshkosh has won more Regents' Teaching Excellence Awards than any other UW institution. Four individual faculty members and the English, Biology, and Chemistry departments have been awarded this recognition.

UW Oshkosh's recruitment program, which has dramatically increased undergraduate student diversity, won the State Council on Affirmative Action 2005 Diversity Award.

UW Oshkosh sponsors the largest annual Earth Charter community summit in the world. The Earth Charter promotes ecological integrity, social and economic justice, and democracy, nonviolence and peace.

UW Oshkosh has received the Governor's Top Special Minority Business Award for the past three years.

UW Oshkosh was awarded the esteemed Campus Ecology Recognition by the National Wildlife Federation.

UW Oshkosh is Wisconsin's second largest purchaser of renewable energy and ranks 23rd among all U.S. colleges and universities using it.

In 2005, the College of Nursing's Living Healthy Clinic, which offers free medical care to Winnebago County's uninsured, saw a 40 percent increase in new patients.