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Carthage College to Host Virtual Event Featuring the President and CEO of Froedtert Health

KENOSHA, WI- The Carthage College Business and Professional Coalition will welcome Catherine Jacobson, president and CEO of Froedtert Health, for a virtual engagement on Tuesday, March 30 at noon. Jacobson will discuss the pandemic’s effect on our region and how industry leaders are approaching the future of healthcare. “Catherine Jacobson is a visionary leader with […]

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Post-prom to be held at fairgrounds May 15

UNION GROVE – The Racine Founders Rotary Club-sponsored Post-prom will be held Saturday, May 15, from 6 p.m. to midnight at the Racine County Fairgrounds here. With the theme “An Enchanted Evening,” this year’s event is moving to the fairgrounds to facilitate a safe, outdoor event, the Rotary announced Friday. Post-prom has been held at […]

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Gateway Again Chosen as Military Friendly School by National Group

Victory Media, the premier publisher of magazines for military personnel transitioning into civilian life, has again awarded Gateway Technical College the designation of Military Friendly School. The 2021-22 Military Friendly Schools ratings recognize colleges with leading programs for veterans, members of the armed forces leaving military service, and military spouses. Gateway has received this designation […]

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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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Gateway Alumni Association Seeking Nominations for Annual Distinguished Alumni Award

The Gateway Technical College Alumni Association is seeking nominations for its 2021 Distinguished Alumni Award. The annual award is presented to Gateway Technical College graduates who have achieved an exemplary level of excellence in their field, made significant contributions to that field and exhibit outstanding leadership, character and service. Nominations are accepted throughout the year […]

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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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Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion to Host Women’s History Month Speaker Series in March

SOMERS, Wis. – The Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) is set to host a Women’s History Month Speaker Series throughout the month of March titled Refusing to be Silenced, aligning with this year’s national theme. Women’s History Month is a celebration of women’s contributions to history, culture, and society and has been observed […]

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Gateway’s Coloriano named to ADL’s leadership institute

Gateway Technical College Multicultural Support specialist Jomarie Coloriano has been named to the Anti-Defamation League’s 2021 Glass Leadership Institute. The Anti-Defamation League calls the institute the “cornerstone leadership development program at ADL. GLI empowers young adults to fight hatred and bigotry in their own communities, and provides unique opportunities to explore ADL’s core mission, ‘to […]

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UW-Parkside Appoints Dr. George Vukotich to Lead Innovation and Smart Cities Center

SOMERS, Wis. – UW-Parkside recently announced the hiring of Dr. George Vukotich as founding director of the Center for Research in Innovation and Smart Cities.  “I am pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Vukotich as founding director for our Center for Research in Innovation and Smart Cities,” said UW-Parkside Provost Rob Ducoffe. “The search […]

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UW- Parkside’s Fall 2020 Graduates List

Here’s the list of UW-Parkside Fall 2020 graduates from Racine County. Nolan CampbellAbigail FliessMatthew GraySarah RubachAlecia SanchezJennifer CookJohn TresiderJulie AsherMaria Castillo VenegasSydney GalicaMegan JohnsonMaria LefeberSamuel MaierLaveena MakajiSarah MeyerAlexis NicolasDallas O’HaverAshutosh PatilAshley SandersGauri SapkalFaleon SartoRyan TotkaKeanna AllenKimberly AmasonEric BarajasHunter BaumstarkJoseph BlaszcynskiKatherine BremnerKevin ChristensenIsmael ColonKatelynn CountsJennifer CruzCesar DavalosAllison EschmannEdward EvansEmily EvittsMitchell GlodoskiNadia GoldstarJennifer GonzalezThomas HaydenVictor HuarotaLeah HuberBrittney […]

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Pollinator Patch Program work continues through winter to help create rare bee habitat at UW-Parkside

SOMERS, Wis. – Cross country skiers, snowshoers, and other winter outdoor enthusiasts may be surprised to see workers clearing trees and brush along UW-Parkside’s Wayne E. Dannehl Cross Country Course this month. They may be even more surprised to learn it’s being done to help protect a warm-weather flier. The Pollinator Patch Program is a […]

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Chancellor Ford’s Statement on Governor Evers’ Budget Proposal

SOMERS, Wis. – On Tuesday, Governor Tony Evers released his 2021-23 State Biennial Budget, including several proposals supporting the University of Wisconsin System and UW-Parkside. “Governor Evers’ budget supports Parkside’s mission to provide a quality education and enrich and transform the lives of our students, families, and communities while also helping our campus and the […]