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UW-Parkside men gain berth in NCAA Division II Tournament, the first since 2017

KENOSHA — The last several days have not been easy for UW-Parkside men’s basketball coach Luke Reigel, his staff and his players. But all that trepidation after a first-round loss in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Tournament last Wednesday night disappeared late Sunday night. The Rangers are going dancing for the first time since […]

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Judith Mary ‘Judy’ Lojeski, 86, loved everyone–but was ‘Grammy’ first

Obituary for Judith Mary ‘Judy’ Lojeski Judy Lojeski passed away Saturday, Feb. 25, after 86 full years, with her daughter Joellyn and son-in-law John by her side. Judith Mary (nee: Kempter) Lojeski was born on May 9, 1936, the oldest and best child of Clarence and Helen (nee: Evenson) Kempter. Judy was a devout Catholic […]

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Bittersweet: Andrew Gavin announces his departure from UW-Parkside Athletics

KENOSHA — Landing back in NCAA Division I at some point has been something that UW-Parkside Director of Athletics Andrew Gavin has known could be a possibility. But to take his young family anywhere but Kenosha, where he’s led the Rangers’ Athletic Department since August of 2017 would take a special opportunity. That chance – […]

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UW-Parkside men’s basketball battles for 1st conference title

KENOSHA — The road to its first Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference title for the UW-Parkside men’s basketball team has one hurdle left. And the Rangers don’t have to venture far for that opportunity. Parkside rolled past Wayne State, 69-47, on Thursday night to move to within one victory of at least a tie for […]

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‘THE PASSIONS PROJECT | LGBTQ+ Racine’ showcased at UW-Parkside until March 30

KENOSHA — On display at the UW-Parkside Library Art Space is a visual art movement created by Racine local, Heidi Wagner. THE PASSIONS PROJECT | LGBTQ+ Racine showcases a series of stories of Racine’s vibrant LGBTQ+ community by offering the viewer a glimpse into their passions. THE PASSIONS PROJECT | LGBTQ+ Racine is a series […]

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Patton Law Office: bridging a gap in our community; open house is Jan. 26

Nestled on Taylor Avenue, just south of 16th Street in Racine, is the new Patton Law Office. Founded by David and Tamara Patton in January 2021, this law firm is busy within the Racine and Kenosha communities, with a particular focus on serving those whose lives have been marginalized within the social – and more […]

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GEMS Con 2023: Miss America delivering keynote address at 10th annual girls-only STEM conference

Miss America Grace Stanke will deliver the keynote address at the 10th anniversary of the GEMS (Girls Empowered by Math & Science) Conference to more than 450 middle school girls from Racine Unified School District. Stanke, who represented Wisconsin during the national pageant held in December 2022, is a native of Wausau and attends the […]

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Holiday basketball tournament in its 10th year expands to Carthage and UW-Parkside

KENOSHA — A tournament that started 10 years ago with a vision of how to put the spotlight on local high school basketball during the holiday has turned into way more than that. And in some circles, the Doctors of Physical Therapy Tournament may just be the best of the best. It just keeps growing […]

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UW-Parkside 2022 basketball and wrestling roundup

KENOSHA — College basketball and wrestling are in full swing. Here’s a look at UW-Parkside athletics this week. UW-Parkside men’s basketball victorious The UW-Parkside men’s basketball team is on a roll. Parkside closed out its weekend road trip to Michigan with a wire-to-wire, 66-52 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference victory Sunday afternoon at host Wayne […]

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Root-Pike WIN receives $70K grant for Parkside stormwater system

SOMERS — The Root-Pike Watershed Initiative Network (WIN) has received a $70,000 grant from the Fund for Lake Michigan to help manage stormwater runoff from the University of Wisconsin-Parkside here. UW-Parkside will contribute to the project’s cost by selling energy produced by the campus solar farm back to the electricity grid. “We appreciate the partnerships […]

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UW-Parkside features ‘I am Not Invisible’ Exhibit beginning Nov. 7

SOMERS — The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is hosting the “I am Not Invisible” exhibit during Veterans Week. The exhibit will be displayed in the Brookwood Foundation Main Place in Wyllie Hall from Monday, Nov. 7 through Friday, Nov. 11.  The “I Am Not Invisible” awareness campaign started as a program featuring twenty photographs of Oregon […]

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UW-Parkside awarded $1.2 million to assist adult degree seekers

SOMERS — The University of Wisconsin-Parkside has been awarded a $1.2 million U.S. Department of Education grant to establish a new Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) aimed at helping more of the region’s adults complete four-year college degrees. The EOC project, being launched this fall, aims to serve 850 participants annually. It will be housed at […]

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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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Jockey, UW-Parkside announce partnership

KENOSHA – Jockey International Inc. and the University of Wisconsin-Parkside this week announced a multi-year partnership that includes collaboration on facilities, athletics, career services and community engagement. The strength and conditioning facilities for Parkside athletics and the campus community is now named the Jockey Sports Performance Center. The partnership announcement was made at the university’s […]

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