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UW Flexible Option Business Degree Among the Most Affordable

The new online University of Wisconsin Flexible Option bachelor of science in business administration degree is innovative and accessible. Add to that, affordable. GreatBusinessSchools.org (GBS) named the breakthrough program among the top three most affordable business degree programs in the U.S. Dr. Suresh Chalasani, professor of business at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside, the UW institution […]

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RAREA Scholarship Committee awarded two UW-Parkside students in the IPED Program

PRESS RELEASE SOMERS – The Racine Area Retired Educators Association (RAREA) awarded two University of Wisconsin-Parkside students with newly-implemented scholarships at a special luncheon event at Infusino’s Banquet Hall in Racine Wednesday, June 12. Amy Hughes was awarded the $3,000 RAREA/UW-Parkside scholarship and Brantina daSilva was awarded the $5,000 RAREA/UWP Martenas Family scholarship. These two […]

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UW-Parkside’s Cassie Van Hoof WiSys 2019 Innovator of the Year

Kenosha-area resident and UW-Parkside senior Cassie Van Hoof has earned the 2019 Carl E. Gulbrandsen Innovator of the Year Award for exemplary contributions to Wisconsin innovation. “We are excited to recognize Cassie’s achievements as a student innovator and entrepreneur having successfully launched a company based on a patented product she invented,” said WiSys President Arjun […]

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UW-Parkside introduces new financial aid-student success program

Recognizing that Southeastern Wisconsin is in the middle of a talent-demand wave, a new financial-aid and student-success program – “Parkside Promise Plus” – was announced today by the University of Wisconsin-Parkside. The goal: create more access to higher education for area students. “Parkside Promise Plus” covers the cost of tuition and segregated fees beyond federal […]

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UW-Parkside gallery shows work of Carthage professor Diane Levesque

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside Foundation Gallery will host the Diane Levesque: Penny Dreadfuls exhibit from Oct. 23 to Nov. 16. A reception will be held Thursday, Nov. 1, from 4 to 7 p.m. This series of paintings and drawings is a reinterpretation of Staffordshire figurines produced in Staffordshire, England. The Staffordshire figurines of the early […]

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UW-Parkside students chosen to participate in program for female veterans

The Military Family Research Institute at Purdue University awarded University of Wisconsin-Parkside students Chesney Fix and Anjuli Holmes with a scholarship to attend the 2018 Focus Forward Fellowship hosted at Purdue, West Lafayette, Ind. The Focus Forward Fellowship helps female veteran students build skills, leadership, and a sense of community with their peers. Fix and Holmes […]

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Foxconn unveils statewide Smart City, Smart Future partnership

Wisconsin universities, technical colleges, and independent secondary education institutions will join with Foxconn Technology Group in a statewide effort to share and encourage technologies that develop smart, connected cities. Alan Yeung, U.S. Strategic Initiatives Director for Foxconn, announced the initiative Thursday that will, in part, be a competition. It will encourage discussion, research, and recommendations […]