"UW-Parkside equipped me with what I needed to be successful in the 'real world,' and then some."
Yolanda Jackson, 1995
Wilson Elementary School
"Typically, police officers or law enforcement professionals will major in criminal justice. I chose to major in business management, which has helped me quite a bit."
Mr. Tim Zarzecki, 1990
Chief of Police
Village of Mt. Pleasant, Wis.
"To this day, I owe much of my success to the impact Rick Kilps made on my life, way back in 1985, when he gave me the direction and guidance I needed. He was, and is, a true role model."
Mr. Mark Litton, 1989
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wisconsin
"Parkside affected my professional career by setting me up for success. I was always challenged to excel by the faculty and staff."
Mark Christopherson, 1986
Reinicke Athens Inc.
"The relatively small class sizes at UW-P allowed for a great deal of interaction between staff and students, fostering a great learning experience in all disciplines of business administration. "
Elizabeth Andersen, 1985
Senior Vice President
"Much of what I learned at UW-P was a great help to me securing my future in the building automation field. Many people say they never apply much of what they learned in college; I don't believe that."
John Von Ogden, 1985
Vice President Building Automation
Harrington Engineering, Inc.
"When I got to Johns Hopkins, I realized I was as well prepared as those who had attended Yale or Princeton or Harvard."
Dr. Michael Mullane, 1981
Doctor of Oncology
"UW-Parkside not only prepared me for a career, it continues to teach me the importance of giving back to the community. Stay with your university and stay with your community."
Michael Falbo, 1980
Chairman, Associated Community Development, LLC