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Faculty Focus on Student Success

"The scholarship provided me with job experience and got me involved with learning new techniques."- Tim Anderson, recipient of a scholarship funded by retired faculty member Gene Drecktrah
Faculty Focus on Student Success

Tim Anderson (left) and Gene Drecktrah

Gene Drecktrah has a passion for bugs and giving students opportunities to learn. A retired University of Wisconsin Oshkosh professor and current UW Oshkosh Foundation board member, Drecktrah knows the value of scholarships to students.

He proudly began an endowment fund to support a student curator for biology/microbiology's entomology collection and also started a scholarship in his wife's name to support students majoring in special education.


Learn more about why Drechtrah chooses to give back to UW Oshkosh's students…

by reinecka — last modified Aug 10, 2012 04:11 PM

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