The official mission of the UW-BC Foundation is to enhance student and community educational opportunities through the direct support of scholarships and campus initiatives at UW-Barron County. 
Distinguished alumni 2015
Each year the UW-BC Foundation proudly recognizes an alum whose achievements and contributions make a significant impact on their professions and communities.  Kathe Nickleby (middle) was the 2015 honoree. Well-wishers were UW-BC Foundaiton president Jane Dvorak (l) and UW-BC Foundation Executive Director Barb Ritzinger (r).
conrad & Hoeft (l-r)
Educational Assistance Through Scholarship (E.A.T.S.) is an annual Foundation fundraising gala offering  foods prepared by area restaurants and UW-BC faculty/staff. The event also include music, raffles, and silent and live auctions. Here Mark Conrad tries to 'steal' some of Mary Hoeft's homemade beef bourguignonne.
Photo of three UW-BC graduates
Scholarships for incoming, continuing, and transferring students are funded through donations to the Foundation by area businesses, individuals, civic organizations, and the UW-BC faculty and staff. 
Distinguished Alumni

Foundation / Alumni


Friday, December 2--8PM-11PM at UW-BC (Gymnasium)

UW-BC Foundation is pleased to announce the return of the historic Angel Ball as the culmination of UW-Barron County's 50th Anniversary Celebraton! Alumni, past and present faculty and staff, and the entire community are welcome to join in this festive "Adult Prom!" Featuring live music from The Dean's List big band (who got their start here at UW-BC nearly 50 years ago!), the evening will include music and dancing, appetizers, desserts, beverages and fun! Doors open at 7:30PM, music starts at 8PM. Tickets are available below, or stop by the campus to purchase tickets with check or cash.

Formal (either retro or current) or semiformal attire is encouraged!

Angel Ball Admission Ticket(s)

Dinner with the Deans

Friday, December 2--5:30PM-7:30PM

Join co-hosts Keith Montgomery (Regional Executive Officer and Dean), Dean Yohnk (Former Campus Dean/CEO) and Paul Chase (Dean/CEO Emeritus) for a delightful  dinner in the UW-BC Student Center prior to the Angel Ball. Social hour begins at 5:30pm, and dinner will be served at 6:30pm. You'll enjoy good company, engaging conversation, and a delicious meal catered by Cookin' up a Storm. Your exclusive ticket includes social hour, dinner and your ticket to the ball! Seating is limited, so get your tickets below or stop by UW-BC to purchase with check or cash.

Dinner includes Crostini Sampler (appetizer), Mixed Spring Green Salad with strawberries, almonds, red onion and lemon poppy seed vinaigrette, "Sconnie" stuffed chicken breast AND carved roast beef (or the vegetarian option of Vegetable Wellington), rosemary new potatoes, and sauteed green beans. Yum!

Dinner with the Deans Tickets/Entree Choices

Important Links

UW-BC Alumni - Where are you now?
Contribute to the University of Wisconsin-Barron County Foundation

The following resources should be useful for UW-Barron County alumni and friends of the university.

To provide more information about the UW-Barron County Foundation, staff have prepared a presentation: “Strengthening Higher Education at UW-Barron County.” Microsoft PowerPoint is required to view the presentation. Press F5 to start slide show/ESC to stop show.