CAFES awards scholarships and recognizes outstanding faculty and service May 2, 2023 - More than $229,000 was awarded to students in the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences (CAFES) at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls at their Annual Scholarship and Awards Recognition Program on April 20. Students, donors, faculty and honored guests made up the nearly 200-person audience. The 170 scholarships were awarded to continuing students who will be sophomores, juniors or seniors in the 2023-24 academic year.
CAFES outstanding seniors honored at senior supper May 10, 2023 - The College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences (CAFES) at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls presented two awards to outstanding seniors at their 40th Annual Senior Supper on April 26. The event is sponsored by the CAFES Alumni Association to celebrate the accomplishments of the graduating seniors and to welcome them into the alumni family.
Keynote speaker praises graduates for overcoming obstacles leading to graduation May 6, 2023 - University of Wisconsin-River Falls graduates have faced all sorts of challenges, including the Coronavirus pandemic, and have worked hard to overcome them to graduate with their degrees, renowned Minnesota high school basketball coach and keynote speaker Larry McKenzie told attendees at the university’s graduation ceremonies May 6.
Kisting selected as College of Arts and Sciences dean May 19, 2023 – Wesley Kisting, who worked as an associate dean and an English professor at a Georgia university, has been hired as the new dean of the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
Lenzmeier named 2023 Wisconsin Distinguished Agriculturalist May 1, 2023 - David Lenzmeier has been named the 2023 Wisconsin Distinguished Agriculturalist by the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences (CAFES) at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. Lenzmeier is CEO of Milk Specialties Global and an alumnus of UWRF. Dean Olson, CAFES interim dean, presented Lenzmeier with the award at the college’s Annual Scholarship and Awards Program in front of an audience of nearly 200 students, donors, faculty and staff on April 20.
Retired professor honored for her Montessori work May 8, 2023 - After educating more students and teachers than she can count in locations across the United States and around the world, retired University of Wisconsin-River Falls educator Gay Ward is receiving recognition for her tireless efforts to help others learn through the Montessori method, one person at a time.
Students offer advice for landing a job before graduation May 3, 2023 - One University of Wisconsin-River Falls student who will graduate on May 6 will realize her dream job of teaching school. Another will work as a pediatric speech and language pathologist, while still another will operate her own business. Others were admitted to doctoral programs.