Power of AND
The Power of AND means Blugolds aren't defined solely by one discipline or profession. We challenge students, faculty and staff to explore their multiple passions. Because of this broad educational approach, Blugolds are more than the sum of their parts. We're competitive, successful people with the skills employers want: creativity and critical thinking, flexibility and focus, courage and confidence. You'll gain a well-roundedness that comes from encouragement and opportunity to discover your AND!
plant manager AND process improver
Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016
manager AND mentor
Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016
Kelli started in a supervisor role at Positive Alternatives, a community-based organization serving at-risk youth and young adults, as a program coordinator.
community coordinator AND change agent
Friday, Oct. 14, 2016
Karman Briggs is the Director of Jobs and Business Development and runs the Women's Business Center at Western Dairyland, a private non-profit community action agency that helps disadvantaged individuals in Western Wisconsin
street expert AND supportive supervisor
Monday, Oct. 3, 2016
Citizen complaints, ordinance issues, street sweeping, snow and ice control are all part of a typical day for Cory Tietz, Streets Division Supervisor for the City of Eau Claire. He began working for the city as a team member on the Streets Division and moved into his current supervisory role three years ago.
research scientist AND resource for industry
Saturday, June 18, 2016
Senior materials science major uses his knowledge of scientific applications to connect the Materials Science and Engineering Center with area industries looking to create or expand production.
Military engineering AND materials science
Tuesday, June 7, 2016
For materials science major Sam Schultz, balancing his desires to both advance his education and serve his country has brought him to the ROTC program at UW-Eau Claire, where his leadership skills and physics knowledge are carving a solid future for him in engineering.
athlete AND advocate
Tuesday, May 3, 2016
Kate French is captain of the diving team and president of the Student Philanthropy Organization.
cultural diversity champion AND criminal justice leader
Monday, April 25, 2016
Community by definition suggests the unity of people based on a shared culture. For Calvin Belfrey Jr., establishing and maintaining a healthy community is essential for personal and interpersonal wellness within society.
care provider AND chorale member
Monday, April 25, 2016
Senior Aubrey Goettsch has a passion for both nursing and singing.
advocate AND media guru
Monday, Feb. 1, 2016
Although she knew from her first days here that a career in communication sciences and disorders was her plan, Kayla Lake had no idea how her breadth of Blugold experiences would impact that goal. Check out her unique career path!
a head for research AND a heart for dance
Monday, Nov. 30, 2015
As a Blugold with a head for research AND a heart for dance, Jody Herrmann is pursuing her dual passions for the arts and the sciences … and that’s pretty powerful!
composer AND collaborator
Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015
When Justin Vernon asked Blugold alum Sean Carey to perform something unique at the inaugural Eaux Claires Music Festival, it didn’t take him long to come up with a plan.
conversation AND conservation
Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015
Tessa Stransky is completing an internship and earning service hours in Panama. She is working at La MICA, a biological research station in Central America that’s mission is to conserve the local history, culture and environment.
accomplished athlete AND aspiring entrepreneur
Monday, Oct. 5, 2015
A softball standout, Taylor Pierce earned multiple honors for her accomplishments as a Blugold athlete. While she loves the thrill of competing on a softball team, it’s another of her passions that she plans to build a career around — cupcakes.
exceptional talents AND extraordinary goals
Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015
Pete Winslow realizes why people might stare when they see him for the first time. He looks different from most people, so it's only human nature to take a second look.
giving back AND going for gold
Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015
Junior Sarah Engstrom uses her athletic gifts as a platform to help others.
communicator AND collaborator
Thursday, July 9, 2015
Senior Honors student Amanda Rumpca has found that sweet spot in her academic pursuits where her goals, studies, travel and personal experiences have merged to create a sharper focus and determination to communicate AND collaborate in her future career.
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