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Many of our donors choose to make a planned gift to the University, leaving a legacy that touches the lives of others. Their kindness and selflessness is reflected in each gift, making an impact not only on the recipient but also on the University and community.


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Alumna Carol Kaufmann ’98 Commits to Help Others Pursue Education

Alumna Carol Kaufmann ’98 Commits to Help Others Pursue Education

by Smith, Rebecca last modified Oct 03, 2017 10:05 AM

From her childhood memories of leading 13 cousins in performing plays to her love for learning and exploring, alumna Carol Kaufmann ’98 always knew she wanted to be a teacher. After high school, Carol started college at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater before she moved back to Oshkosh after her sophomore year. The then Wisconsin State University Oshkosh had an enrollment cap, so Carol attended the Oshkosh Technical Institute for a two-year secretarial science program.

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A Season for Giving Back

A Season for Giving Back

by Smith, Rebecca last modified Oct 03, 2017 10:36 AM

From his college days as a hard-working student-athlete to his successful career as a businessman, and his remarkable comeback from a massive stroke in 1997, University of Wisconsin alumnus Jim Miazga '74 knows he has lived a blessed life.

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Stewarding a Legacy: Involvement, Investment and Impact

Stewarding a Legacy: Involvement, Investment and Impact

by Smith, Rebecca last modified Oct 03, 2017 10:47 AM

Thomas Guyette '68 is a man of action, stepping up to fill a need when he sees it. Tom and his wife, Carole, created the Guyette Family Scholarship for business students. Tom also designated the UW Oshkosh Foundation as a recipient of a percentage of an IRA for unrestricted endowment. He is entrusting the decision of how to use his estate gift to future leaders to meet the changing needs of the University.

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by joeladmin last modified Aug 10, 2012 04:11 PM

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