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.
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.
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.
To help propel more at-risk students to graduation, Alverno College has been awarded a $199,600 College Completion Grant from Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation. Alverno is one of 14 two- and four-year colleges in five states that were awarded College Completion Grants.
Alverno College will hold its 154th commencement this weekend as 148 students walk across the Pitman Theatre stage (39th St. and Morgan Ave.) to receive their undergraduate degrees. The ceremony will be on December 17 at 2 p.m. Forty-eight master’s candidates will receive their degrees from Alverno on Friday, December 16, at 7:00 p.m.
lverno College is hosting a forum on the potential mutual learning opportunities and collaborations between colleges and communities. A dialogue between community leaders, educators and graduate students will explore how colleges can intentionally contribute to the needs of local, global and professional communities, and how communities can provide connections and the learning opportunities that students need in order to develop leadership and stewardship capabilities.