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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-Parkside Chancellor joins WiSys board

University of Wisconsin-Parkside Chancellor Dr. Deborah Ford was selected to join the Board of Trustees for WiSys. The nonprofit organization promotes research, innovation and entrepreneurship on the campuses of the 11 regional comprehensive University of Wisconsin System schools, including UW-Parkside. “We’re excited to have Dr. Ford’s support, energy and enthusiasm to carry out our mission […]

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UW System Reports Strong Day 1 Enrollment; UW-Parkside Enrollment Up 3.8% Over 2019

University of Wisconsin System President Tommy Thompson unveiled enrollment figures from the first day of the fall semester that suggest a vast majority of students have responded positively to the return of on-campus instruction. The figures suggest a modest decline of roughly 1 percent in enrollment across the UW System compared to 2019, while UW-Parkside, […]

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UW-Parkside Hosts Inaugural Collaborative Virtual Career Fair

UW-Parkside, Carthage College, Gateway Technical College, and Herzing University are proud to host the Inaugural Collaborative Virtual Career Fair. This year’s installment will not only be the first time the four institutions have collaborated on the event but will also be UW-Parkside’s first-ever virtual Internship and career fair. The event will take place on Thursday, […]

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UW-Parkside Launches Online Nonprofit Fund Development Certificate Program

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside’s Professional and Continuing Education department is hosting a six-session Nonprofit Fund Development Certificate beginning Thursday, October 1. Live online sessions are held every two weeks on Fridays from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., with access to resources and engagement with other nonprofit professionals in between classes. Designed by a team of […]

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UW-Parkside Announces Summer Staffing Plans

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside has announced staffing plans for the summer 2020 semester, including temporary furloughs, as a result of fiscal challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. UW-Parkside notified employees of intermittent, consecutive-day, and workload-reduction furloughs aligned with UW System policy that will impact 300 staff.  During the summer semester, UW-Parkside Chancellor Debbie Ford will […]

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UW-Parkside Virtual Art Exhibitions Now on Display

UW-Parkside is thrilled to announce that our current art exhibitions can now be viewed virtually. While Parkside’s physical galleries housed in the Rita Tallent Picken Regional Center for Arts and Humanities are currently closed to the public, the university has built an online viewing room for two exhibitions: Deb Sokolow’s Loose History and Sky Hopinka’s […]

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UW-Parkside To Host Educational Workshop About Sikhism

University of Wisconsin-Parkside is proud to present “Understanding Sikhism” on Friday, December 6th at UW-Parkside in the Student Center Cinema. Understanding Sikhism is a series of lectures describing Sikh beliefs and characteristics. Although the Sikh religion is the world’s fifth-largest, and roughly a half-million Sikhs live in the United States, misconceptions about Sikhs and Sikhism […]

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Haribo and UW-Parkside Announce 10-Year Partnership to Benefit Student Success

Officials representing HARIBO of America, Inc. and the University of Wisconsin-Parkside today announced a 10-year, wide-ranging partnership that will provide more access to higher education for students, create internship and career opportunities, and jumpstart an impactful facility enhancement. During the announcement on the Alfred and Bernice De Simone Gymnasium competition court – which will be […]

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