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Wisconsin Tuition Promise introduced by UW System president to help 8K students

MILWAUKEE — Jay Rothman, president of the University of Wisconsin System, recently announced a new program, called the Wisconsin Tuition Promise, that will bring tuition aid to students set to begin in the Fall 2023 semester. The program will help disenfranchised Wisconsin students looking to earn a degree at any UW school. Roughly 8,000 students […]

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UW-Parkside to offer exciting STEAM-based programs in summer camps to middle, high school students

SOMERS – The Professional and Continuing Education Department at UW-Parkside will be offering STEAM-based programs in the form of weekday summer camps to middle school and high school students that run from July to August. Each program is designed to inspire creativity and ingenuity in its participants, with topics spanning from Minecraft animation to geology […]

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31st Annual Aging Well Conference hosted by UW-Parkside is June 3

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside Professional and Continuing Education Office will host the 31st Annual Aging Well Conference on June 3, from 7:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. in the Student Ballroom Center located at the University of Wisconsin Parkside, 900 Wood Road, Kenosha. This year’s conference will feature keynote presentations and breakout sessions. The breakout sessions will […]

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Spring Commencement 2022 at University of Wisconsin-Parkside

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside has announced its Commencement Ceremony to recognize the academic achievements of the Spring 2022 graduating class. More than 500 graduates from UW-Parkside, Class of 2022, and their guests will be in attendance. Commencement held in two ceremonies Commencement will take place on Saturday, May 14, at the De Simone Arena, Sports […]

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Shane Tews to speak: Implementing Technovation: A discussion on policy challenges to adopting technological solutions for urban issues on April 14

On Thursday, April 14, at 5 p.m., UW-Parkside Center for Research in Innovation and Smart Cities and the Tommy Thompson Center for Public Leadership will be hosting Implementing Technovation with speaker Shane Tews at the UW-Parkside Student Center Ballroom. The event will also be live-streamed on YouTube. This event is free of charge and open […]

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Business Expertise For Child Care – In Our Own Backyard

RACINE AND KENOSHA – Child care centers can – and should – be run like any other small business, says Mary Fischer-Tracy, director of the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) serving Racine and Kenosha counties. Fischer-Tracy’s office, at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside, is now the state’s child care business expert, offering consulting help to existing […]

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2022 Susan B. Anthony Award Winners Announced in Kenosha

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 Madrigrano […]

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UW-Parkside receives $1.8 Million Federal Grant

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 services […]

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

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. The […]

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

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, UW […]