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Firebirds Champions Again

Senior Matt Slivinski helped the Carthage College Firebirds Men’s Volleyball team defend their national championship on April 23 in front of their home crowd. Slivinski had 18 kills in his final collegiate match as Carthage College won their second consecutive national championship in four sets (25-21, 25-22, 18-25, 25-22) over No. 1 ranked Springfield College.  […]

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Firebirds advance to Elite Eight

Firebirds Zach Bulthuis and Matt Slivinski both posted double-digit kills as the Carthage College Men’s Volleyball Team notched their first win of NCAA tournament play. Bulthuis posted 12 kills, while Slivinski had 10 kills and six service aces as the Firebirds dispatched Mount Union in three sets to open up tournament play.  “Zach was unreal […]

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Firebirds men’s volleyball host first weekend of NCAA Tournament

The Carthage College Firebirds’ men’s volleyball team will be hosting this weekend’s NCAA tournament action at Tarble Arena. The team earned an overall number one seed after earning the CCIW tournament title on Saturday with a 3-1 win over conference rival North Central. Slivinski and Schmidt lead Firebirds past Cardinals Leadership helped lead the Firebirds […]

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4 Wisconsin Colleges Win National Award for Moon Shot for Equity Program

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside joins UW-Milwaukee, Milwaukee Area Technical College and Carthage College as recipients of the EAB’s CONNECTEDness award for their participation and success within the Moon Shot for Equity Program. Moon Shot For Equity Program Helping students from underrepresented populations to gain success in college is the goal of the national program. The […]

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Racine Public Library Hires Full-time Social Worker

Ashley Cedeño is now serving as the Racine Public Library’s first permanent and full-time social worker. She is a recent graduate of UW-Milwaukee’s social work program. Social workers are relatively new to libraries. The Racine Public Library has observed a shift in community member needs for the past serval years. Requests for services around homelessness, addiction, mental […]

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Local Students Selected for Carthage Summer Research Program

More than 35 Carthage students were selected to conduct research with faculty as part of the 2021 Summer Undergraduate Research Experience, including these students from your coverage area: Katiann Nelson of Waterford is participating in the Preparation and Performance: An Opera Company Experience project. Ashley Gorman of Mount Pleasant is participating in the Computational Analysis […]