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UW-Parkside Student Debuts Short Film on Food Shortage

University of Wisconsin-Parkside student Reagan Becker created a short film illustrating how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the nutritional need of individuals, as part of a project for her Community-Based Learning course. The film was shown at UW-Parkside’s Virtual Faculty & Staff Fall Convocation Ceremony and is available to view online via YouTube. In CBL […]

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UW-Parkside Statement on COVID-19 Developments; Mask Mandate

SOMERS –Governor Tony Evers announced Tuesday a new mask mandate — along with the governor’s third public health emergency declaration — in an effort to control the spread of COVID-19. Gov. Evers extended the statewide mask mandate through late November.  The executive order goes into effect immediately and remains in place for 60 days or […]

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UW-Parkside kicks off third annual Hispanic Leadership Celebration, Honors Awardees

SOMERS –University of Wisconsin-Parkside kicks off Hispanic Heritage month festivities with its third annual Hispanic Leadership celebration: Festejo de Lideres. This celebration recognizes local leaders from the surrounding campus communities and the impact that these leaders have in the lives of students and families. This year’s selection of awardees is unique because community members and […]

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UW-Parkside Ranked #21 on Learn.org’s 50 Best Criminal Justice Degrees in the Nation

SOMERS – Learn.org has published its 2020-2021 school year rankings, and University of Wisconsin-Parkside has been ranked #21 on the list of the50 Best Criminal Justice Degrees in the country. To compile their list, Learn.org staff looked at academic and career resources, quality of education, faculty, and more. The criminal justice major is one of […]

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UW-Parkside to Host Drive-Thru & Walk-In Voter Registration

SOMERS –University of Wisconsin-Parkside will host Drive-Thru & Walk-in voter registration in the Student Center parking lot on Tuesday, September 22 and Wednesday, September 23 to celebrate National Voter Registration Day, a massive cross-country effort to register voters well in advance of Election Day this November. A historic presidential election approaching, every eligible American voter […]

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UW-Parkside Made Washington Monthly National Honor Roll Once Again

The Washington Monthly released its list of America’s best colleges for student voting in 2020, where they rate which schools do the most to encourage students to become enthusiastic about civic engagement. University of Wisconsin-Parkside is one of three Wisconsin institutions named among the 157 schools on the list. The 2020 election is poised to […]

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UW System Career Services offices launch virtual Career Treks program

Many college students will set their sights on securing their post-graduation plans shortly after classes begin. Career fairs have typically provided an opportunity for students to network with a room full of possible employers, but COVID-19 has changed that. “This summer, the UW System Career Directors’ meeting sounded like many others: COVID and budget updates. […]

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University of Wisconsin-Parkside staff member positive for COVID-19

SOMERS – A University of Wisconsin-Parkside staff member has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus, the university, and the Kenosha County Division of Health announced Wednesday. The staff member is in isolation per Wisconsin Department of Health Services’ recommendation. The Kenosha County Division of Health is currently working with UW-Parkside to assist in identifying and […]