Chancellor’s message: Celebrate and savor slide, then march with us into UWO’s future 150

As the clouds portion on the COVID-19 pandemic this drop, we move into the heart of our University of Wisconsin Oshkosh sesquicentennial celebration. UWO is powerful and resilient. We have significantly to rejoice and glance forward to as we innovate, deliver the greatest academic expertise for our pupils and serve our regional communities.

Under are just a number of situations in our unforgettable lineup to aid us emphasize the incredible legacy and guarantee of UWO. We hope you will sign up for us and enable us near out our first 150 decades in model. Retain an eye on for additional info and updates as we head toward September.

Chancellor Andy Leavitt

UWO will host a community celebration on Sunday, Sept. 12. It is an open invitation to pupils, faculty and workers users, alumni and the group. We want anyone to sign up for us in the centre of the Oshkosh campus, appreciate foodstuff and audio and mark the day when classes started at this lifestyle-altering establishment again in 1871.

Oct. 22 and 23 brings homecoming and the robust return of slide athletics. Our system is enthusiasts in the stands, whichever the venue. Your go-to websites for all the aspects and possibilities to sign up for us are and

On Saturday, Nov. 13, we’ll get for the UWO Black and Gold Scholarship Ball, our leading, black-tie function to increase new pupil scholarship pounds. We keep on to expand our Give 150 Fund through the UW Oshkosh Foundation, with a objective of elevating $1.5 million. All over again, your presents assist student scholarships and the institution’s journey into the future 150 many years. Go to to understand a lot more.

All of this suggests absolutely nothing of the restored tumble concert events, theater productions, gallery displays, speakers and other activities that make the UWO practical experience so prosperous. There is a good deal to look forward to and place on your calendars.

And I’d also like to offer a glimmer into UWO’s next 150. Strike up the band!

If you haven’t by now read, we’re launching the Titan Thunder Marching Band in 2022. Why? It is among the the major routines prospective students notify us they want we available. And it’s about far more than music and marching—it’s about a program that develops scholar management, hones university spirit and deepens College satisfaction all over our region. We just cannot wait for the Titan Thunder to move off in tumble 2022.

UWO’s long run is dazzling. The months in advance will be vibrant. Be a part of us and savor the UWO practical experience!

Chancellor Andy Leavitt