In the midst of his senior year, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh student Eric Salzwedel learned that his father had terminal cancer. Salzwedel, a human services major from Columbus, Wis., and his family had high hopes that George, Salzwedel’s father, would see his son graduate at the Dec. 18 commencement ceremony.
The College of Education and Human Services (COEHS) at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh takes pride in the achievements of its graduates in both their chosen careers and civic activities.
Despite the rain, the College of Education and Human Services pregame Tent City celebration welcomed alumni back to campus with free food and entertainment from the Green Bay Packer Tailgate Band, which features college alumi Randal Dorschner ’80 and Jim Dorschner ’87.
“Middle-school isn’t always the easiest age group with which to work,” said Ginger Lee-Held, MS ’00, who teaches family and consumer education at Perry Tipler Middle School in Oshkosh. “But I’m used to it.”