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UW-Parkside Professor Dana Oswald Recipient of the 2021 Bonnie Wheeler Fellowship

SOMERS, Wis. – UW-Parkside Associate English Professor Dana Oswald is the 2021 Bonnie Wheeler Fellowship recipient. The Wheeler Fellowship has been offered to women at the associate professor level in Medieval Studies to ensure career advancement by affording them time to complete scholarly work since 2011. In addition to summer funding, each recipient is paired […]

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April 15 “Parkside Day” to Engage Community in Supporting UW-Parkside

SOMERS, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin-Parkside invites alumni and other supporters to save the date for the third annual Parkside Day on April 15, 2021. Parkside Day is an annual 24-hour online challenge that supports student success and celebrates Parkside Ranger spirit.  Parkside Day 2021 will aim to reach 500 donors, helping to demonstrate […]

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UW-Parkside Appoints Willie Jude II as New Vice Chancellor for Advancement

SOMERS, Wis. – UW-Parkside recently announced the hiring of Willie Jude II as the new Vice Chancellor for Advancement. “I am pleased to announce that Mr. Jude has accepted our offer to join our learning community, and he is thrilled to be returning to Wisconsin as a Ranger,” said UW-Parkside Chancellor Debbie Ford. “Everyone who […]

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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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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 […]

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Parkside Represented at NCAA Emerging Leaders Seminar

KENOSHA, Wis. – Last week, four representatives of Parkside Athletics participated in the virtual 2021 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Emerging Leaders Seminar (ELS). The event is usually held at the NCAA’s National Office in Indianapolis, but took place online this year due to COVID-19 protocols.  Ashley Beaton, Parkside’s Athletics Academic Advisor served in a moderator […]

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WiSys Quick Pitch Competition Registration Open Until March 12

SOMERS, Wis. – Registration is open until March 12 for the WiSys Quick Pitch Competition for students on the UW-Parkside campus. The competition takes place virtually on April 7 from 4:30–6:30 p.m.   The Quick Pitch aims to encourage innovative and entrepreneurial thinking at UW campuses by inspiring students to consider the impact of the research […]

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UW-Parkside Receives Additional Federal COVID Dollars for Students

SOMERS, Wis. – UW-Parkside students experiencing financial hardship due to the ongoing global pandemic can now access additional federal dollars through the university’s Financial Aid Department. Parkside has received $1,890,973 via the Federal Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSAA). The funding received is in addition to the pandemic funds received via the CARES […]

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UW-Parkside Kicks off Latest Round of Community COVID Testing Jan. 27

SOMERS, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is working with UW System and federal and state partners to restart COVID-19 “rapid-results” testing for community residents. Community testing will restart on January 27 at UW-Parkside Tallent Hall, 900 Wood Road. Hours of operation will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Thursday and Friday from 9:00 […]

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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 […]