August 2022

Fostering Success: UW-River Falls receives grant to support vulnerable student population
August 9, 2022 - Critical resources have been made available to the University of Wisconsin-River Falls in support of its Falcon Links/Fostering Success program.
Kincaid named 2022 Adviser of the Year
Aug. 30, 2022 - Social Work Associate Professor Tamara (Tammy) Kincaid has been named Adviser of the Year at the University Wisconsin-River Falls.
Petree named Distinguished Teacher of the Year
Aug. 30, 2022 - River Falls, Wis. - Rhonda Petree was recently named 2022 Distinguished Teacher of the Year at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
Professor wins WiSys Innovator of the Year Award
August 11, 2022 - Sylvia Kehoe developed applicator for calf disbudding, improves animal welfare, enhances safety for handlers
State Building Commission gives UW-River Falls authority to construct SciTech
Aug. 9, 2022 -The University of Wisconsin-River Falls Science and Technology Innovation Center (SciTech) project received a critical green light Tuesday when the Wisconsin State Building Commission (SBC) voted to authorize construction. The unanimous vote moves the $116.7 million project one step closer to reality.
UW System President Jay Rothman announces Wisconsin Tuition Promise with UW-Eau Claire, UW-River Falls, UW-Stout, and UW-Superior
MADISON, Wis. – University of Wisconsin System President Jay Rothman today announced the creation of the Wisconsin Tuition Promise, a new initiative starting in fall 2023 to ensure underserved Wisconsin students can attend any UW System university without paying tuition or fees. President Rothman is announcing the Tuition Promise this week with chancellors across UW System.
UW-River Falls Launches Revitalized Brand
August 29, 2022 - University of Wisconsin-River Falls Chancellor Maria Gallo announced today a revitalized institutional brand that more authentically reflects the institution’s commitment to providing extraordinary opportunities for those they serve. Gallo made the announcement to faculty and staff during their annual fall opening meeting.
UW-River Falls marks 20 years on The Princeton Review’s ‘Best in the Midwest’ List
August 25, 2022 – Falcon pride is strong following the release of The Princeton Review’s Best Midwestern Colleges for 2023.

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