50th Anniversary

50th Anniversary LogoUW-Marshfield/Wood County is celebrating its 50th Anniversary in the 2014-2015 Academic Year.  We have many fun events planned for the campus, our current students and alumni and the community.  Join us to Celebrate our Past, Present and Future!

Fall 2014 Events

SEPTEMBER 3, Noon to 1 p.m.
Success Center and Cultural Diversity Ribbon Cutting
Location: Success Center (previously The Learning Center)
Learn more about services available to students in the Success Center and tour the new Cultural Diversity Room.

Central Wisconsin Art Educators Exhibit
Location: Gallery 450 (Hours Monday-Friday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
This special exhibit celebrates our area art educators – featuring the original 2-D and 3-D work from art educators in UW-Marshfield/Wood County’s 35-mile service area.  (Reception TBD)


Kick Off Event & Fall Picnic: 3:30 - 6 p.m.  
Location:  Commons   -  FREE
Travel back to the 60’s with games, tie-dye, entertainment, food and refreshments and more.  Walk down memory lane with campus historic displays and program. 

Folk Concert with Robbie Clement: 7:30 p.m.  
Location: Helen Connor Laird Theater   -   $10
Alumni Robbie Clement is a variety folk entertainer whose dynamic performances combine music, comedy and storytelling.  Don’t miss the modern-day pied piper and this show of irresistible fun.
Purchase Tickets to the Folk Concert with Robbie Clement


Campus – Community Book Read 

OCTOBER  21, 7 P.M.
Relive the 60’s - The Rise and Fall of the Monkees 

Location: Room 131  -  $10
In this Continuing Education lecture series, find out about the life of these 1960s pop practitioners with a special focus on their little-seen, seldom-remembered feature film, Head.  Speaker: Mat Bartkowiak.  Register for The Rise and Fall of The Monkees.


Relive the 60’s -  The "F" Word: A Brief History of Feminism & the Women's Movement
Location: Room 131  -  $10
In this Continuing Education lecture series, learn about the myths and stereotypes surrounding those who identify/identified as feminists and how we as a culture might reclaim this term by deconstructing the misinformation and false narratives.   Register for The "F" Word: A Brief History of Feminism & the Women's Movement.


Relive the 60’s –  Progress is our Most Important Product
Location: Room 131 - $10
Did you know the wireless telephone invented in the 1960s?  So was bullet stopping kevlar materials; the audio cassette (which led to the eight-track tape), the computer mouse (yes, really) and the bestselling tranquilizing drug of all times, Valium. What do these inventions share in common?  Join us as we explore connections in technology, the ideal of progress, and what our inventions tell us about ourselves. Register for Progress is our Most Important Product.


Check back for our Spring Event listing.