"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
"I had a very successful tenure at UW-Parkside in large part due to the expert faculty who were my mentors and role models."
Dr. Richard L. Eckert, 1975
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Department Chair
University of Maryland School of Medicine