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2022 Susan B. Anthony Award Winners Announced in Kenosha

Advertisements KENOSHA – The Susan B. Anthony – Women of Influence Awards committee has announced the winners of this year’s awards. The Susan B. Anthony Awards recognizes women who have made a significant impact for women’s equality in Kenosha County. The 31st Susan B. Anthony – Women of Influence Awards Dinner will be held at […]

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3 UW-Parkside Students Receive $7,000 Scholarships

Advertisements SOMERS, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin System’s Vax Up! “70 for 70” campaign was scheduled to run through October 31, but came to an early end on October 28 with what was originally billed as a “final push” reception at UW-Parkside. Instead, President Thompson was able to announce the campaign’s success at “Brats […]

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María José Castillo Venegas Crowned Miss Racine 2022

Advertisements María José Castillo Venegas earned the title of Miss Racine 2022 on Saturday, November 20 at Preservation Hall, 240 Lake Ave., in Downtown Racine. The 23-year-old graduated from the University of Wisconsin–Parkside in 2020. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry and Applied Mathematics. Currently, she is employed as a Formula Chemist […]

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UW-Parkside receives $1.8 Million Federal Grant

Advertisements UW-Parkside has received a five-year, $1.8 million grant through the federal Title III Program. The grant will be used to provide success coaches for students who are either first-time first year, or first-time transfer students to the university. Success coaches help students navigate services such as Admissions, Financial Aid, Advising, Tutoring, and various other […]

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

Advertisements 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. […]

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70 for 70 Campaign: UW System President to visit UW-Parkside Thursday

Advertisements With the COVID-19 pandemic still among us, UW-Parkside is working with the UW System in promoting student vaccinations. The “70 for 70” campaign is simple: students that get vaccinated and help reach the university’s goal of a 70% vaccinated student population will be eligible to win one of 70 scholarships. On Thursday, October 28, […]

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UW-Parkside announces $3 million gift to fund Scholarships, new Student Success & Learning Commons

Advertisements The University of Wisconsin-Parkside announced a $3 million gift from the Callahan family of Kenosha to fund a new scholarship program for UW-Parkside students. The new program, the Callahan Scholars, will benefit students with financial needs with an emphasis on supporting Kenosha County students and students of color. In addition to funding scholarships, the […]

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UW-Parkside’s Center for Research in Innovation and Smart Cities to host author, smart cities expert Dr. Jonathan Reichental October 28

Advertisements SOMERS, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin-Parkside’s Center for Research in Innovation and Smart Cities is hosting Dr. Jonathan Reichental, a globally-renowned expert in Smart Cities and Innovation for a hybrid session on the topic of The Smart Cities Imperative: What Cities and Their Citizens Need to Know.  The event will be held in person and via live stream Thursday, […]

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UW-Parkside Provides Tuition Assistance to More Than 180 Students During COVID-19 Pandemic

Advertisements SOMERS – UW-Parkside announced the university has covered an estimated $445,000 in student tuition payments affecting 181 students who attended the university during the COVID-19 pandemic. Parkside used the money provided by the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) to cover the students’ tuition.  The Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund is a part of […]

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UW-Parkside 2021 Fall Semester Kicks Off Sept. 8; Plans Include Mostly In-Person Classes, Open Campus, and Encouraging Vaccinations

Advertisements UW-Parkside will begin the fall 2021 semester on Sept. 8 with plans to be mostly in-person and open, while wearing masks and encouraging vaccinations. “We plan to have the majority of classes held in person this fall,” UW-Parkside Chancellor Debbie Ford said in a statement to the campus community. “So more than ever we […]