Husky Highlights

January 9, 2015

Lauren Lange is getting as much out of High Five 4 College as she is putting into it. Working as a mentor to area middle school students in the Department of Public Instruction (DPI)-sponsored program, the UW-Marathon County sophomore is using the experience to prepare for her career.

“I want to be a teacher,” says Lange, who graduated from Wausau East High School in 2013. “I’m...

January 9, 2015

Alisa Pergolski always knew she wanted to be a teacher. However, it wasn’t until she spent a half-day in a special education class at Lincoln Elementary School in Wausau, as part of a practicum experience while attending UW-Marathon County, that she discovered her love for children with special needs.

“Being in a special ed classroom (that day) helped me realize I wanted to help kids,...

January 9, 2015

Barry Liss, associate professor of communications & theatre arts at the University of Wisconsin-Marathon County, is the latest society fellow to be inducted into UWMC’s Distinguished Faculty Society. He is the 14th UWMC faculty member to receive this honor and was recognized at the society’s annual reception in late November.

“Induction into the Distinguished Faculty Society...