Ann Hoyt is a professor of consumer science in the School of Human Ecology. In 2008, as chair of the Faculty Senate’s University Committee, she and Robert Mathieu headed up the Faculty-Staff Great People Scholarship Campaign. She talks about that experience and the emotional rewards of supporting UW-Madison students.
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During the High Tea, an annual event that spotlights homes and collections of people who have supported the Helen Louise Allen Textile Collection, Linda Brazill and Mark Golbach shared their motivations in building their collection and constructing the garden.
Proceeds from the April 28 Wisconsin Football Spring Game will support a new program in the School of Human Ecology’s Center for Nonprofits that will match prospective interns with nonprofits and help the students get paid for their work.
The July 29 PEOPLE Recognition Banquet celebrated 138 high school seniors arriving on the threshold of college and 87 UW-Madison freshmen who have gone through the pre-college portion of the PEOPLE Program.
The renovated School of Human Ecology building will be named for Nancy Johnson Nicholas, a 1955 graduate of the school and the major donor along with husband Albert “Ab” Nicholas for the new facility. Nancy Nicholas Hall, opening in 2012, will be the first facility on campus to be named for a female donor.