The word “smartphone” would have sounded alien to just anybody in 1988, the year University of Wisconsin Oshkosh alumnus Patrick Stiegman earned his journalism degree. Today? Not the case.
On Saturday, Oct. 5, former middle school teacher, current researcher and University of Wisconsin-Madison reading professor Gay Ivey, will deliver a keynote address highlighting her engaged reading research as part of the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Literacy and Language Department’s 2013 Hot Topics in Literacy conference.
UW Oshkosh’s oldest-known, living alumna, a resident at Iola Living Assistance, fondly recalls stories of growing up in Berlin, her early days of teaching in rural schools and the stress of college and beyond.
Strength and conditioning coach and University of Wisconsin Oshkosh alumnus Dennis Moon ’77, of Wautoma, uses his passion for athletics to make a difference in the lives of students. His dedication and hard work make Moon one of the recipients of the 2013 Distinguished Alumni Award.