UW-Madison’s outstanding adult students were honored with scholarships and awards at a ceremony on April 23, 2019. Their stories of resilience and determination are the embodiment of the Wisconsin Idea.
Henke, a distinguished faculty associate in Continuing Studies and the Mead Witter School of Music, brings a learn-by-doing approach to classes such as Create Your Own Music.
Lynne Prost, a faculty associate in the UW-Madison department of biochemistry, used a university professional development grant to complete the 16-week Professional Certificate in Online Education and build her expertise in online teaching.
Odyssey provides adults facing economic barriers with a chance to start college for free
Continuing Studies offers a comprehensive noncredit Spanish language program.
Aysha Dominguez and Olivia Wine will receive the Outstanding Undergraduate Returning Adult Student Award for their efforts.
Summer Music Clinic has inspired 90,000 students over 90 years.
Adult students who left college can prove their academic abilities in the new University of Wisconsin-Madison program.
Two UW–Madison programs—the Odyssey Project and Badger Ready—have helped a local dad discover his potential and resume his journey to a bachelor’s degree.
By helping learners develop competencies in areas such as counseling methods, screening and assessment, and treatment planning, CARES provides the tools they need to change lives and make a difference in their communities.
When Greg Renz retired as a fire captain, he decided to build a writing career from his memories of daring rescues.
Through the connections and friendships they’ve made over the years at the Writers’ Institute, they’ve built solid writing careers.