Former Alverno College President Sister Joel Read, SSSF, ’48, one of the nation’s longest-serving college presidents and a renowned advocate for education reform, died May 25. She was 91 years old.
Alverno College is launching a new teacher licensure program in the fall, aimed at paraprofessionals who have an associate’s degree or at least 60 college credits.
Alverno College will host the 13th annual Character Education Conference on June 20. This year’s theme is True Colors of Character, and the focus will be on social justice, citizenship, community, empathy and respect.
Undergraduate students taking Marketing Principals and Management at Alverno College aren’t getting lectures or run-of-the-mill assignments. They’re working with local businesses to help them develop comprehensive marketing plans.
Former state Supreme Court Justice and Marquette University distinguished law professor Janine Geske will lead a discussion on restorative justice at Alverno College on April 25.
Alverno College’s Girls’ Academy of Science & Mathematics is being recognized by Wisconsin Campus Compact (WiCC) with the Esther Letvin Community-Campus Partnership Award.
Activists of all ages and from many organizations will gather at Alverno College on Saturday, April 1 from 8:30 am to 4 pm for “Racial Justice: The Courage To Act” — a workshop on building collective liberation with Chris Crass, nationally known anti-racist activist and writer.
A $1 million gift from Marianne and Sheldon Lubar will allow Alverno College to prepare more future teachers and help them reach graduation.
Alverno College is hosting a forum on stereotyping, the possible consequences and strategies to reduce its negative impact.
In an increasingly rare opportunity to hear the first-hand accounts of Holocaust survivors, Alverno College will hold its 16th annual Holocaust Remembrance Service, the largest non-Jewish gathering of this type in the Midwest. The service remembers the six million Jews who perished, and honors those who resisted and survived.