"I instantly felt comfortable at UW-Parkside. The small class sizes and the compassion of the professors made me feel right at home."
Town Board Supervisor
"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
"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
"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
"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.
"The opportunities to learn from two great departments – history and theatre – placed me in a great position to earn my M.F.A. in acting at the University of Virginia."
Mr. Gilberto Gonzalez, 2000
Assistant Professor of Theatre & Communication Arts
"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
"I was always impressed by the openness and accessibility of all my professors. It led to a great education and college experience. "
Allen Luke, 1974
Manager of Special Events
Walt Disney World