Alumni Stories

Sigurd Hanson '75

Get a good foundation and you can go as high as you want to go. Value your education and ethics, and pursue excellence at all times. Always focus on giving instead of taking.
- Sigurd Hanson, 1975, Agriculture Business & Journalism

How did UWRF prepare you for your career?

Both the Quarter Abroad Europe program and having a close relationship with Professor Bob Bailey who started the Study Abroad program were instrumental to my career.

What were you involved in when at UWRF?

I was involved with campus ministry while attending UW-River Falls.

UWRF Alumnus Sigurd HansonInternational Trade and Development Consultant and Contractor in Ethiopia

Named 2004 Distinguished Alumnus

Favorite City:

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Favorite Newspaper:

Lacrosse Tribune online to stay current with what's happening back home


Norwegian and a little of others

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