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Alumni News and Stories

Career news, life events and alumni success stories
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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

Submit a Class Note

Career News

Dyana Doherty

Dyana Doherty `08, named Business Person
of the Year by the Savage Chamber of
Commerce in Savage, Minn.

Career News

Leslie Joslin

Leslie Joslin `86 is a Child Care Licensor
for the Department of Human Services,
State of Minnesota and reside in Woodbury, MN
with my husband (Mike Joslin) of thirty years.

Alumni Passing

Amanda Geissler

Amanda Geissler `07,
January 2, 2018

Career News: new jobs, promotions, awards and retirements
  • Sharon Johnson `71, retired from Corporate Four Insurance Agency on April 26, 2017.
  • Jeffrey Brown `89, was named Citgo STEM Teacher of the Year.
  • Karen Lee Hayes `95, is helping at-risk, traumatized youth at Dakota Memorial School, Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch in Minot, North Dakota.
  • Dyana Doherty `08, named Business Person of the Year by the Savage Chamber of Commerce in Savage, Minn.
Life events: births, marriages, anniversaries and deaths


  • Nicole Crowell `08 and Jack Hajewski were married on July 14, 2017
  • Abigail Filcher `15 and Blake Meyer `16 were married September 16, 2017 in Burnsville, Minn.


  • Joy Williams `07 and Brett Jackson `07 welcomed their second child, a son in August.


  • Paul Erickson `46, October 29, 2013, Turlock, Cali
  • Sandra “Sandy” Hassemer `68, June 04, 2008, Sun City West, Ariz.
  • Daniel Grosskopf `77, June 15, 2014, Farmington, Minn.
  • Nancy Zieman `75, November 14, 2017, Beaver Dam
  • Brian Hepperly `63, June 2, 2017, Beloit
  • Chester Jensen `64, September 11th, 2017, Neenah
  • Thomas Jahn, June 20, 2017, Tomahawk
Faculty/Staff News: awards, retirements and deaths

Faculty Passing:

  • Genevieve R. Lambert, 103, formerly of Menomonie died Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017. She worked as a cook at the UW-Stout student union, retiring in 1977.
  • Terry Ingram, 80, of Menomonie, passed away Nov. 22, 2017. He taught in media technology and photography from 1970 until his retirement in 2001. He was a professor emeritus in the College of Technology, Engineering and Management.

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

Outlook Magazine 2017

Outlook Magazine 2016

Outlook Magazine 2015


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