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WKOW/Ch. 27 puts spotlight on community outreach efforts of UW-Madison's Crim

June 27, 2017

UW-Madison’s Dawn Crim was recently profiled by Madison’s local ABC affiliate, WKOW/Ch. 27, for her numerous community service and outreach efforts around the Madison area.

The report by WKOW’s Amber Noggle focuses on Crim’s efforts as a founding member of the Madison Network of Black Professionals, which launched in 2004.

Crim WKOW reportCrim has served as the School of Education’s associate dean for external relations since 2011 but is leaving her post at the end of June to take a leadership position with the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI).

She is beginning her new appointment as assistant state superintendent for the Division for Student and School Success on Aug. 1.

Crim has spent two decades working within the University of Wisconsin System and first arrived on the UW-Madison campus in 1996 to work as an assistant coach with the Badger women’s basketball team.  Crim later served as the business development manager for UW-Extension’s UW-Learning Innovations program before becoming UW-Madison’s assistant to the director for community relations from 2004-07. Prior to joining the School of Education, Crim worked from 2007-11 as a special assistant to UW-Madison’s chancellor as director for community relations.

But to learn much more about Crim’s impact across the community and engagement with various organizations, check out the WKOW/Ch. 27 video report here

Crim was featured as WKOW’s Jefferson Award Winner for June.


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