Alumni News, Alumni Profiles
Dreyer appreciates alumni network
Steven Dreyer is pleased to report he feels “a little better all the time, as they say.” The
1992 alum and urban education scholar has been recovering from a series
of medical afflictions that forced him to step down as a lecturer at
the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee several years ago. “I am moving
back in the right direction overall all these days,” he says. Read more ...
For Alumni and Friends
The La Follette School maintains an extensive network of more than 2,000 alumni and friends who stay connected by:
Contact information is available through the Wisconsin Alumni Association database. By logging in there, alumni can control what information WAA displays. Questions about alumni-and-friends relations can be directed to
Alumni and friends of the school are an
invaluable resource for students in their career development.
Alumni and friends can share with students with information about their jobs and workplaces, participate in professional development functions such as speed networking
, mentoring and informational interviews, that highlight their knowledge and experience. Alumni and friends interested in working with students should contact the Career Development Office: email@example.com
Career development for alumni and friends
considering job changes may sign up for the Jobs4Alumni list serve, which
disseminates job announcements for more experienced applicants. To join this
list serve, send your name and e-mail address to
. The subject line should read
Jobs4Alumni. Job listings are available via BuckyNet. Contact the La Follette School career development coordinator, , to create an account to access the listings.
Alumni, friends and students are invited to join the La Follette group on LinkedIn, a professional networking web site. Joining allows members to find and contact other La Follette members on LinkedIn. As the site's administrator, the school's career development coordinator ensures every member has a professional connection to La Follette. This group helps members to:
- Reach individual members from La Follette, who are all students, alumni, faculty, staff and friends of the school
- Accelerate careers and business through referrals from La Follette group members
- Know more than a name by viewing rich professional profiles from fellow La Follette group members
- Contact participating alumni and friends as a group
The career development coordinator can be reached via
The Advisory Board provides support and advice to the La Follette School and strengthens the network of relationships among its faculty, students, alumni and friends. It replaced the advisory Board of Visitors, 2001-2008.