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This scholarship honors the memory of a compassionate student with dreams of teaching third graders. During her two years at UW Oshkosh, Lina Vergara was active in residence hall government and service organizations. An elementary education student with majors in bilingual education and English as a Second Language, she had aspirations of teaching third grade following her graduation.
John E. Kerrigan, ninth Chancellor of the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, died Nov. 5 at age 76. During his 10-year tenure, Kerrigan significantly expanded opportunities for students and faculty. He initiated professorships to support faculty in their research and scholastic pursuits, and developed scholarship programs for entering students with academic and leadership ability.
Alumni, campus and community leaders gathered on Homecoming Saturday, Oct. 13 to break ground on the $12 million UW Oshkosh Alumni Welcome and Conference Center.
Event included address by Blois Olson '94, media and communications expert, and regular speaker on political volatility, media change and social media strategies.