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Op-Ed: Gateway’s Dr. Bryan Albrecht – Colleague, Partner and Friend

An open letter to Dr. Bryan Albrecht of Gateway Technical College on his retirement Dr. Albrecht… Bryan: Most of the time a “congratulations on your retirement” letter starts out with congratulations on your retirement. I’m not ready to go there just yet. When I came to southeast Wisconsin and UW-Parkside 13 years ago, I was […]

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Carthage students create Blackbird Gen marketing company

Climate change is a hot topic that impacts the existence of life itself. Carthage students Zach Gibson and Sophie Shulman have teamed up to bring about positive change to southeast Wisconsin through their marketing company, Blackbird Gen. Gibson and Shulman are students at Carthage College and members of the class of 2023. They began working […]

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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 […]

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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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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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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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Carthage Retires Red Men, Lady Reds As Athletic Team Names

After a thorough review, Carthage College has retired its existing athletic team names and will begin to search for a unifying replacement. Acting on a recommendation from President John Swallow, the Board of Trustees voted to retire both Red Men and Lady Reds. The changes are now in effect. “While we deeply respect our history […]

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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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23 Carthage professors cut in cost-cutting move

KENOSHA, WI — Carthage College is cutting two departments and is parting ways with 23 professors in a cost-cutting move, the university announced. “Like colleges across the country, Carthage is facing very serious financial challenges due to the changing higher education landscape — challenges only accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic. The resulting shut-down of the […]

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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 […]

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Area Students Graduate from Carthage College

More than 450 students graduated from Carthage College in May of 2020. The pre-recorded Virtual Commencement ceremony debuted on May 23. A traditional celebration will be held on campus at a later date. Area graduates include: Gregory Lampark of Racine (53406) Christina Reif of Racine (53403) Heather Beckman of Racine (53403) Brett Bocciardi of Racine […]

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

More than 1,100 students have been named to the Carthage College dean’s list for the spring 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: Katherine Munro of Racine (53402) […]

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Carthage College to Hold Drive-Thru Diploma Pickup For 2020 Graduates

Carthage College will host a celebratory drive-thru diploma pickup for its 2020 graduates at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 10. Graduates are encouraged to decorate their cars and wear graduation caps and gowns. “Graduating from college is a major milestone for students and their families, and we wanted a way to safely celebrate that accomplishment as […]

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New Study: Tyrannosaurus Rex Size Doesn’t Determine Age

A new study led by Carthage College paleontologist Dr. Thomas D. Carr finds that size and weight don’t determine the age of Tyrannosaurus rex. “Evolutionary change often comes about by changing growth,” Carr said. “We can now compare this high-resolution growth series for T. rex with other tyrannosaurs to see how growth was pulled from […]

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