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Wednesday, September 20, 2017
WESTERN WI – Representatives of the St. Croix Valley Business Innovation Center recently met with WEST consin Credit Union staff to accept a $50,000 donation from the credit union. The contribution takes place across a five-year schedule, and provides naming rights to the WEST consin Credit Union Reception Area. This is the Center’s first official sponsorship. Main project partners ...read more
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Monday, September 18, 2017
Associate professor of Horticulture David Zlesak has been named the 2017 recipient of the Distinguished Teacher Award at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. The Distinguished Teacher award is the most prestigious honor bestowed at UW-River Falls. Nominations are submitted by senior level students and recent graduates. “Above and beyond” was a phrase mentioned in more than one of ...read more
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Friday, September 15, 2017
The grand opening of the Falcon Center for Health, Education and Wellness, the largest building project in the 143-year history of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, is set for Thursday, Sept. 21. University officials released details of the opening Thursday. The event, which is free and open to the public, will feature a ribbon-cutting beginning at 12:30 p.m. Chancellor Dean Van Galen will ...read more
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Friday, September 15, 2017
U.S. News & World Report has once again named the University of Wisconsin-River Falls a Best Regional University-Midwest. The newest ranking appears in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 edition of Best Colleges, released Tuesday. UWRF was among nine University of Wisconsin System schools to be so honored and ranked highly in average first-year student retention, student-to-faculty ...read more
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Friday, September 15, 2017
September 15, 2017--United Way St. Croix Valley will launch its 2017 Campaign on September 15. The annual fundraising campaign funds local nonprofits, school programs, and targeted initiatives serving Pierce, Polk and St. Croix County residents. This year’s campaign theme is “We Fight for Strong Communities,” which emphasizes United Way St. Croix Valley’s support for the ...read more
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Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Beth Rausch has been named the recipient of the 2017 Keith Wurtz Award for Teaching Excellence for junior faculty at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. Rausch, an assistant professor of animal science, joined the UW-River Falls faculty in 2015 and is the lead person for the animal science - companion animal emphasis courses and activities. In their letters of nomination, her colleagues ...read more
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Monday, September 11, 2017
Educators and parents will explore the benefits of practical life experiences in developing character and culture in young children by attending a one-day workshop Friday, Nov. 10. The University of Wisconsin-River Falls will offer this workshop sponsored by the Montessori Teacher Education program from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Regional Development Institute on the River Falls campus. “People ...read more
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Thursday, September 07, 2017
The St. Croix Valley Foundation (SCVF) is pleased to announce that we are accepting applications for our Music Education competitive grant program. Music Education grants support programs that enhance the quality of K-12 music programs for schools located in the St. Croix Valley. The Music Education Valley Impact Fund of the St. Croix Valley Foundation was established by Nyda Swanson in 2002. The ...read more
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Thursday, September 07, 2017
WESTERN WI— During the month of September, WEST consin Credit Union is going casual for kids in support of its local Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Hospitals—Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare and Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals at Gundersen Health System! On Fridays in September with a $5 donation, employees may wear jeans to work. This is the third ...read more
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Thursday, September 07, 2017
The University of Wisconsin-River Falls will officially unveil the Falcon Center for Health, Education and Wellness, the largest building project in university history, at a grand opening celebration set for Sept. 21. The new facility helps address classroom capacity, allows the campus to better integrate technology into curriculum, and expands research opportunities. The day kicks off with a ...read more
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Tuesday, September 05, 2017
Business owners struggling with the need to attract staff as supervisors and managers will benefit from a workshop offered by the University of Wisconsin-River Falls on Wednesday, Oct. 4. Employers will learn to build leaders within their current staff, saving time and money in employee recruitment and retaining their outstanding employees. “Being an effective leader requires employees to ...read more
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Thursday, August 31, 2017
Eau Claire, WI – Royal Credit Union Executive Vice President of Risk Management, Randy Beck, will retire effective Friday, September 1, 2017. Beck joined Royal Credit Union in 1976 and over the last 41 years has served in a variety of roles at the credit union. He started the real estate lending program, developed Royal’s business lending program, and led several departments during ...read more
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Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Menomonie, WI – The RCU Foundation gifted $21,000 to Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts (MTCA) for the first phase of facility roof repairs. MTCA was constructed in 1889 as a tribute to Mabel Tainter, a young woman who loved music and the arts. The 126-year-old facility has been named one of “15 Spectacular Theaters in the World” by CNN Travel. “A beautiful historic ...read more
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Tuesday, August 29, 2017
A national teacher education scholarship from the American Montessori Society (AMS) has been awarded to a graduate student at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. Taylor Brendmoen of Minneapolis is enrolled in the UW-River Falls Montessori Teacher Education Program and will be earning her early childhood Montessori credentials and master’s degree next spring. Brendmoen, who received a ...read more
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Tuesday, August 29, 2017
The University of Wisconsin-River Falls has received two honors from The Princeton Review, a national tutoring, test prep and college admission services company. UW-River Falls was named one of the publication’s 138 “Top Midwestern Universities” for 2018 and made its “Green Colleges” list, placing UW-River Falls in the top 15 percent in the nation from more than ...read more
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Monday, August 28, 2017
WESTERN WI – WEST consin Credit Union announced the approval of a two-year renewal as a SBA Express delegated lender by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). SBA Express features an accelerated turnaround time for SBA review; a response to an application given within 36 hours. Delegated authority allows WEST consin Credit Union to approve SBA Express loan applications without ...read more
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Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Matthew Digman, assistant professor of agricultural engineering at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, is one of only nine researchers from across the country to receive funds from the U.S. Alfalfa Farmer Research Initiative (USAFRI) also known as the Alfalfa Checkoff Program. Digman’s research will investigate the impact of tedding on the economic production of alfalfa silage. Using ...read more
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Tuesday, August 22, 2017
WESTERN WI— WEST consin Credit Union held its annual School Supply Drive August 1-12 to collect school supplies and monetary donations. WEST consin employees and members, as well as members of the community collected over 5,000 supplies and raised $1,237.52. Organizers noted that donations of school supplies nearly doubled from last year’s collection. All proceeds were delivered by ...read more
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