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Carthage College Awarded Kenosha Community Foundation Grant to Support Veterans

Carthage College has received a $3750 grant from the Kenosha Community Foundation to support Carthage’s Veterans Arts initiative and Veterans Storytelling Project. The Veterans Storytelling Project was first piloted as part of Carthage’s annual Vet Night of the Arts event. The evening consisted of activities for the invited veterans as well as a creative writing […]

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New Trustee Appointed to Carthage College Board

Carthage College has appointed Fred Krull as the newest member of its Board of Trustees which has ultimate governing and fiduciary responsibility for the college. Krull, a 1983 graduate of Carthage, is principal of the professional services firm EY, formerly known as Ernst & Young. Krull joined EY in 1986 and has held the position […]

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Carthage to Hold Virtual Commencement, Promises Future In-Person Event

Carthage College will celebrate the class of  2020 with a virtual commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 23. President John Swallow, Faculty Speaker Greg Barron, and Distinguished Senior Kamren Smith will deliver remarks as part of a series of pre-recorded speeches. “We’re thrilled to celebrate, in this fine virtual fashion, the Carthage Class of 2020,” said […]

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Carthage College Raises More Than $250,000 to Support Nursing Program

Carthage College has raised more than $250,000 to support Nursing education through a broad fundraising initiative. Funds raised will provide scholarships, equipment, and transportation for Carthage nursing students. A portion of the funds raised will continue the Smeds Nursing Fellows program, which supports nursing fellows focusing on public health programs in the Kenosha area.  This […]

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Carthage College Students and Faculty Awarded $95K From Wisconsin Space Grant Consortium

The NASA Wisconsin Space Grant Consortium and related space sciences projects made twenty awards to Carthage students and faculty this year, totaling $95,000. The Consortium funds a wide variety of STEM programs across the state, including undergraduate and graduate education, as well as faculty and postdoctoral work.  Awards are made to students to defray tuition […]

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Carthage College Students Win Prestigious Lemelson-MIT Student Prize Honoring Top Collegiate Inventors Throughout the Country

Five Carthage College undergraduates won the prestigious $10,000 Lemelson-MIT Student Prize for their work on Modal Propellant Gauging (MPG), a real-time technology that measures fuel in space. The Lemelson-MIT Student Prize is a nationwide search for the most inventive college students. This year, physics majors Celestine Ananda ’20, Nicholas Bartel ’20, Bennett Bartel ’21, Taylor […]

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Carthage College Adopts Test-Optional Policy Amid Pandemic

Carthage College will not require standardized test scores for admission given the significant disruption students are facing caused by COVID-19. The change takes effect for all students applying for fall 2021. Students will have the option of submitting scores. “Carthage is committed to working with students. This next step of allowing all students to apply […]

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Carthage College Will Celebrate 2020 Commencement With Two Events

In a letter to the Class of 2020, Carthage College President John Swallow shared that the college will hold a virtual graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 23 to celebrate the accomplishments of graduates. Based on feedback from a recent survey of students and families, Carthage also plans to have a traditional Commencement ceremony on campus […]

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Carthage College Offers Graduate Studies In Sports Management

To help students accelerate into a career on the business side of sports, this fall, Carthage College will launch a new Sports Management track within the current Master of Science in business program. “We’re teaching management through the lens of sports,” says Dr. Jennifer Madden, director of the program. “This is great preparation for those […]

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Carthage College Student Awarded Prestigious Goldwater Scholarship

Carthage College junior Yana Astter ’21 is among 396 undergraduate students from around the country awarded the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. The federally endowed award was designed to foster and encourage outstanding students to pursue research careers in the fields of the natural sciences, engineering, and mathematics. “Being a recipient of this scholarship reveals to […]

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Carthage College Dining Donates Food Surplus to the Shalom Center

Sodexo, the food service provider at Carthage College donated more than 1600 lbs. of food to the Shalom Center in Kenosha. The shelter received a variety of food, including dairy, produce, and bread. “We donated the food because there is a need out there every day, but especially now in these challenging times,” said Jim […]

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Carthage College Adjusts Grading System To Address New Student Challenges From COVID-19

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Carthage College Academic Senate voted Thursday in favor of a resolution to change the undergraduate grading system to a system of A/B/C/D/W grades for the 2020 spring semester. “These motions are a measured and empathetic response to the challenges our students now face,” said Carthage President John Swallow. […]