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OP-ED: The Power of Partnerships to Transform Higher Education

By Chancellor Debbie Ford / President John Swallow When the goal is as universally important as increasing access to higher education and attainment of bachelor’s degrees, we must roll up our sleeves and work together. Carthage College and the University of Wisconsin-Parkside have a long history of working together for the betterment of students and […]

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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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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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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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Tempo Kenosha Offers 2021 Adult Learner Scholarships

Tempo Kenosha announced that they have partnered with the Kenosha Area Chamber of Commerce Foundation to provide three $1,500 scholarship for the continuing education of local women who are at least 21 years of age to attend Carthage College, Gateway Technical College, Herzing University, or UW-Parkside to obtain an Associate’s, Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree. Applicant […]

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Gateway, Carthage ink transfer agreement that benefits Nursing graduates seeking to further education

Gateway Technical College and Carthage College have forged an articulation agreement that provides students who graduate from Gateway’s Nursing program the opportunity to enter Carthage as juniors to further their education and advancement in this in-demand health care career. The agreement enables Gateway graduates to continue their education locally while saving time and money through […]

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Local High School Students to Compete in Annual Finance and Investment Challenge Bowl

Asset Builders will hold the 13th Annual Racine/Kenosha Finance and Investment Challenge Bowl® (FICB) virtually on December 9, engaging local high school students in a friendly competition to encourage financial literacy. Students will answer questions covering categories such as personal finance, economics, taxes, technology, and more. “The Finance and Investment Challenge Bowl is a great […]

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Carthage College Names New CFO

KENOSHA, Wis. – Carthage College has named Vincente Ceja the College’s associate vice president for finance and chief financial officer. Mr. Ceja came to Carthage in April 2018 as Senior Grants Accountant. Within two years, he was promoted to Controller. He has been serving the College as interim associate vice president and CFO since the […]

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H. F. Johnson Gallery offers virtual programs with ‘StoryTeching, Immersive Tales’ exhibition

KENOSHA, Wis. – “StoryTeching/Immersive Tales,” a kinetic exhibition curated by Carthage College assistant professor of art Jojin Van Winkle, showcases the role of technology and modern media in storytelling in our increasingly digital era. Although the in-person exhibition at the H. F. Johnson Gallery of Art is only open to Carthage students and employees, the […]

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Letter to the Editor: It’s Not If, But When Local Colleges Will Switch to Remote Learning

At the moment, both of our local residential colleges are pursuing optimistic plans that involve students living on campus and taking some classes in person this fall. Under ideal circumstances, this would be a sound plan, but these are not ideal circumstances, and many are wondering if UW-Parkside and Carthage College will make the move […]

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Carthage College Participates in Historic Transfer Agreement with Technical Colleges

Students seeking to transfer credits from any of Wisconsin’s 16 technical colleges to Carthage College will have a much easier time in the future thanks to a historic, comprehensive agreement signed on June 8. Carthage College is one of the private, nonprofit colleges and universities participating in the WAICU-WTCS Course Credit Transfer Agreement. “Carthage College […]