Fall 2011: Alumni profiles

Laraine Teubert Schweig ’54

Laraine Teubert Schweig 54

Laraine Teubert Schweig ’54 is among the 150 members of the Sun City Posse, a volunteer organization trained to assist the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office in deterring crime in the Sun City, Ariz., unincorporated retirement community. The UW-Eau Claire elementary education graduate moved to Sun City in 2004 to be closer to her daughter and  > Full story.

Dr. James Anderson ’63

Dr James Anderson 1963

Dr. James Anderson ’63 has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He was among 503 national recipients who were recognized for their contributions to science and technology during the AAAS annual meeting in Washington, D.C., in February. Anderson earned a degree in chemistry at UW-Eau Claire and received  > Full story.

Ken Thoreson ’73

Ken Thoreson 1973

Ken Thoreson ’73 is releasing three new books in a series of guides on sales recruitment, training and performance based on his award-winning blog, “Your Sales Management Guru.” “Leading High Performance Sales Teams” and “Recruiting High Performance Sales Teams” are available at www.AcumenManagement.com. Another book about success, being co-authored with Dr. Stephen Covey, is due  > Full story.

Miriam Gehler ’96

Miriam Gehler 1996

Miriam Gehler ’96 has been appointed to the Eau Claire Area Economic Development Corp. board of directors for a three-year term. Gehler has been the administrator of Marshfield Clinic’s Eau Claire Center since 2006. She also serves on the board of directors for Wisconsin Illinois Senior Housing Inc. and has experience as a long-term care  > Full story.