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Kenosha native selected as Howard Brown Visiting Artist-in-Residence at UW-Parkside

SOMERS, Wis. – This March, UW-Parkside is excited to virtually welcome David Mason as the Howard Brown Visiting Artists-in-Residence. Mr. Mason is a Kenosha native and principal violinist with the Japan Philharmonic Orchestra. He is also a former student of Parkside’s Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Humanities, Alvaro Garcia. Mr. Mason started viola […]

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Upcoming research presentation opportunities for UW-Parkside students

SOMERS, Wis. – UW-Parkside has been active in undergraduate research, scholarship, and creative activity (URSCA) for many years. Further, student research presentation opportunities are just around the corner including the Quick Pitch Competition, the Student Showcase, and the UW-Symposium. WiSys Quick Pitch Competition, Wednesday, April 7, 2021 The WiSys Quick Pitch event is a UW-System-based competition available to […]

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State relaxes FoodShare eligibility for higher education students

Wisconsin officials intend to make the trip to the grocery store a little easier for higher education students, according to a ​Wisconsin Department of Health Services​ press release. The department is relaxing eligibility for the federal-funded ​FoodShare​ program – to include students enrolled at least half-time in a college, university, business, trade, technical or vocational […]

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Consumers Warned About Possible Health Insurance Enrollment Scams

MADISON – Wisconsin Insurance Commissioner Mark Afable and Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection (DATCP) Secretary-designee Randy Romanski are urging Wisconsin consumers to be wary of robocalls and suspicious sales calls ahead of the new enrollment period on Healthcare.gov. The Biden Administration recently reopened enrollment for potential new participants in health insurance programs covered […]

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Area students named to Carthage College’s Fall 2020 Dean’s List

KENOSHA, WI (02/09/2021)– More than 1,000 students have been named to the Carthage College dean’s list for the fall 2020 semester. Dean’s list honors are accorded to Carthage students who achieve a minimum 3.5 grade-point average while carrying at least 14 credit hours during a semester. Area Students Named to the Dean’s list: Brian Weir […]

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UW-Parkside Fine Arts Gallery to Present Beginnings: Three Early Career Wisconsin Artists

SOMERS, Wis. – University of Wisconsin-Parkside Fine Arts Gallery (upper) will present Beginnings: three early-career Wisconsin artists from February 2 through April 22. This exhibition features new works by Alyssa Krause, Daniel McCullogh, and LaNia Sproles. There are multiple events associated with this exhibition, all online and open to the public. Wednesday, Feb 24, 2021 at […]

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UW-Parkside Profile: University Support by Kimberly Kane, President and CEO of Kane Communications Group and UW-Parkside Foundation Board Member

SOMERS, Wis. – Kane Communications Group is a results-driven public relations and marketing firm with staff in Milwaukee, Phoenix, and Geneva, Switzerland. As a company, their clients come to them with issues and problems and Kane Communications brings results-driven outcomes. On top of this, President and CEO Kimberly Kane also looks to solve problems she […]

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UW-Parkside Dr. James Kinchen receives the Morris D. Hayes Award from the Wisconsin Choral Directors Association

SOMERS, Wis. – UW-Parkside Professor of Music and Director of Choral Activities, Dr. James Kinchen, received the prestigious Morris D. Hayes Award from the Wisconsin Choral Directors Association (WCDA) for his exceptional contribution to choral art. The WCDA board celebrated the honor with Dr. Kinchen on January 16. “I am honored beyond words to have been […]

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UW-Parkside teams up with Chitkara University in India to offer Global MBA partnership

Somers, Wis. – University of Wisconsin-Parkside has signed a Memorandum of Agreement with Chitkara University in Punjab, India, for Chitkara students to study abroad at UW-Parkside and complete their Master of Business Administration degrees. In a ceremony held virtually in December, Chancellor Debbie Ford, Provost and Vice Chancellor Dr. Rob Ducoffe, Chitkara Pro Chancellor Dr. […]

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Dr. King keynote speaker: When you know better, you do better

Response. Resiliency. Restoration. The theme for Gateway Technical College’s 27th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration certainly resonates in today’s society, communities and families, said keynote speaker Tammi Summers at Monday’s event. The event was held virtually this year with only a handful of people in-person at the event, including speakers and staff helping […]