"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
"It didn't take me long to realize that the pre-health program at Parkside was every bit as effective as any place else in getting you into medical school."
Dr. Tom Niccolai, 1975
Aurora Health Care
"I was attracted to UW-Parkside because of the beautiful campus. However, the teachers, fellow classmates, and the atmosphere of the campus is what kept me there."
Dr. Theresa Pudlo, 2004
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Atlantic Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
"I was going head-to-head with graduates from every Ivy League school and yet I was able to handle the Accenture curriculum better than all but one of the other 250 people in our new-hires class…."
Dean Sivley, 1980
President and CEO
"When I graduated from high school I was excited, yet nervous, about attending college. From the second I arrived at UW-Parkside, I felt welcomed and my nervousness ceased."
Update! Rita Thomas, 2005
Senior Associate Producer
"The lessons I learned at UW-Parkside--decision making, time management, social skills, and the expectation of excellence in all endeavors--still apply to my everyday activities."
Robert J. Toeppe, 1973
Wisconsin Plating Works
"While interviewing for Ph.D. programs, Joe Topczewski (’07) was asked whether he had worked on research projects. “Which one do you want to hear about,” was his favorite reply."
Mr. Joe Topczewski, 2007
University of Iowa
"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.