Advancement News

Fill the Hill 2017

October 20th, 2017

On Friday, October 20, Bascom Hill turned pink for Fill the Hill. Thank you to everyone who came out to witness the fun!

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A Toast

October 1st, 2017

Earlier this month, we toasted WAA’s longtime leader, Paula Bonner MS’78, as she officially entered a well-deserved retirement. Read Badger Insider’s extended Q&A with Bonner as she reflected on her 41-year run with the University of Wisconsin.

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2017 Distinguished Alumni Awards

October 1st, 2017

Congratulations to the winners of this year’s Distinguished Alumni Awards — the highest honor that the Wisconsin Alumni Association bestows. Read more about this year’s winners.

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Alumni Park: Now Open

October 1st, 2017

We are beyond thrilled to announce that Alumni Park is finally open for business! If you haven’t already, stop on down and enjoy the new green space while learning about the influence of Wisconsin alumni on the world.

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Lunch and Learn: ABE Analytics

August 9th, 2017

At our August 9, 2017 Lunch and Learn, Gent Rakacolli, Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence technical manager, and Marianne Siess, senior managing director of Advancement Services, presented on the history and increased presence and role of data analytics in WFAA operations, specifically as they pertain to development, annual giving, marketing, and alumni engagement. For presentation […]

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Thank You, 72: Year Two of Project 72

July 1st, 2017

Project 72 — UW–Madison’s campaign to raise awareness of the UW’s impact across the state — is entering its second year. We know that without Wisconsin, there would be no UW, so this year we’ll be saying thank you to the state of Wisconsin

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UW Volunteers

July 1st, 2017

WFAA has developed a new, comprehensive, volunteer-management tool for everyone on campus. UWVolunteers.com will connect alumni to volunteer opportunities that match their interests, skills, and goals — all with and in support of the university.

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Donor-Stewardship Templates

July 1st, 2017

WFAA and campus partners have been collaborating on donor-stewardship templates, which are now available for all campus units.

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2017 Forward Under 40 Winners

April 1st, 2017

Eight young Badgers were recipients of the Wisconsin Alumni Association’s Forward under 40 Awards for 2017! Stories are available in the program’s annual magazine as well as online. This is the 10th year that the award has been presented.

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