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University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Letters & Science partners with American Family Insurance to unveil new career center


American Family is major corporate partner of the new SuccessWorks on the UW-Madison campus.

An innovative new career center launched by the largest college in the University of Wisconsin-Madison celebrated its grand opening with an event that brought together students, alumni, state government representatives, UW System Regents, donors and business leaders, including American Family Insurance Chief Financial Officer Dan Kelly. American Family is a major corporate partner of SuccessWorks.

SuccessWorks helps College of Letters & Science students leverage and apply their skills to the most competitive and exciting jobs after graduation, UW-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank told a packed room at a ribbon-cutting ceremony on February 7.

“This space is going to transform how we prepare liberal arts students for careers and bring us that much closer to our goal of integrating career readiness into students’ experiences while they are here on campus,” she said.

“At American Family Insurance, we believe with the right support, any dream is possible,” says Dan Kelly, American Family Insurance chief financial officer. “We value our strong partnership with UW-Madison, including SuccessWorks, because their team is committed to helping students pursue their educational and career goals by providing the guidance and resources needed to realize those dreams. We look forward to continuing our successful partnership and seeing what SuccessWorks will achieve through their support of College of Letters."

Read more from the College of Letters & Science about Successworks and the ribbon-cutting event.

Read more about the partnership between American Family Insurance and the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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Dan Kelly, American Family Insurance chief financial officer, speaks at the Feb. 7 ribbon-cutting of Successworks.

Dan, Kelly, College of Letters & Science Dean John Karl Scholz, UW-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank and SuccessWorks Executive Director Rebekah Pryor Paré at the ribbon-cutting event.

Dan Kelly and Rebecca Blank.