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Your fellow alumni readers want to know want what you're up to these days. Share your news about job changes, promotions, awards/recognition, retirement, and family milestones with us. Class notes are featured in our Outlook email newsletter and annual magazine. 

Here are some common reasons to send us a class note:

  • A new job or promotion 
  • A baby or adopted a child
  • You got married or entered into an official union 
  • Published a book
  • A fellow alumni has passed away

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Leah Hauck-Mills `12 received accreditation in public relations through the Public Relations Society of America in July 2022.

Chad Hayes `06 is a principal at Professional Engineering Consultants PA in Fort Collins, Col.

Megan McKenna `07 is the director of specialty concepts and new project development lead at The Bartolotta Restaurants.

Lance Bell `72 is managing the AUA Fine Arts Gallery in Ajo, Ariz., and he just finished publishing his first book of black and white photography of the Sonoran Desert.

Clinton Greenebaum `04 is president of Meeting Professionals International (MPI) Minnesota Chapter for the 2022-23 fiscal year.

Leslie Haynes `01 has worked for the federal government and the Food and Drug Administration for 17 years. She is working with scientists who review COVID-19 vaccines and is doing associated work for public health and safety.

Sandra “Sam” Harden `77 and Bill Pierquet `76 are celebrating their 45th anniversary in August. They met at UW-Stout. Sam is a retired business professional and professor, and Bill is a retired real estate executive with a thriving commercial real estate consulting business in Georgia

Career News: new jobs, promotions, awards and retirements
  • Lance Bell `72 is managing the AUA Fine Arts Gallery in Ajo, Ariz. And just finished publishing his first book of black and white photography of the Sonoran Desert.
  • Leah Hauck-Mills `12 received accreditation in public relations through Public Relations Society of American in July 2022.
  • Chad Hayes `06 is a principal at Professional Engineering Consultants PA in Fort Collins, Color.
  • Megan McKenna `07 is the director of specialty concepts and new project development lead at The Bartolotta Restaurants.
  • Clinton Greenebaum `04 is president of Meeting Professionals International (MPI) Minnesota Chapter for the 2022-23 fiscal year.
  • Leslie Haynes `01 has worked for the federal government and the Food and Drug Administration for 17 years. She is working with scientists who review COVID-19 vaccines and is doing associated work for public health and safety.
Life events: births, marriages, anniversaries and deaths

Wedding:  

  • Caleb Toft `18 and Shelby Kann got married on July 16, 2022.

 

Anniversary:

  • Sandra “Sam” Harden `77 and Bill Pierquet `76 are celebrating their 45th anniversary in August. They met at UW-Stout. Sam is a retired business professional and professor, and Bill is a retire real estate executive with a thriving commercial real estate consulting business in Georgia.
  • Mary Goplin `80 and Kevin `80 Wilde celebrated their 40th anniversary in May.
  • Laura Slater-Hatzenbeller `79 and Mark Hatzenbellar `79 celebrated their 43rd anniversary in June 2022.

 

Passing:

  • Marjorie “Marge” Miller Richartz `71, July 27, 2022, Menomonie
  • Flora Spinti Lehman `57, July 13, 2022,
  • Gordon Spaete `69, July 21, 2022, Watertown, South Dakota
  • William Amthor `50, July 20. 2022, Oro Valley, Ariz.
  • Jean Schwertel Wielgus `57, July 10, 2022, Green Bay
  • Karen Rivers `83, July 7, 2022, Chippewa Falls
  • Mary Bucher Mavis `66, April 13, 2022, Summerfield, Flor.

 

Friends of the University:

  • Pamela Powers, July 23, 2022, Boyceville
Faculty/Staff News: awards, retirements and deaths

Faculty/staff passing:

  • Donavan “Don” Lowell Olson, 70, of Altoona, passed away July 3. Don, a facilities repair worker-advanced at UW-Stout, retired in 2015.
     

Our Outlook Magazine is an annual printed publication highlighting alumni success stories from across the country.

If you would like to submit an Outlook magazine story, please email alumni@uwstout.edu

 

 

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