Alverno College has been awarded a $974,698 grant from the National Science Foundation to fund and support the college’s New Futures in Science and Mathematics Program, which is designed to help high-achieving, low-income women graduate with a degree in a STEM discipline.
Beginning in June 2018, Alverno College will serve as the primary teacher certification provider for Teach For America–Milwaukee, expanding the existing partnership between the two organizations and strengthening the commitment of both to training and developing Milwaukee educators.
Alverno College will host a seminar on how to become an agent of positive change on Wednesday, March 7 at 6:00 p.m. Deanna Singh, an accomplished author, educator, business leader, and champion for marginalized communities will lead the seminar entitled The Anatomy of a Social Entrepreneur.
Alverno College was selected to participate in a national pilot program examining the employability of college students after graduation, a program that aligns with Alverno’s internationally admired abilities-based curriculum that’s been in practice since the early 1970s.
Alverno College met the enrollment criteria to be considered a Hispanic-Serving Institution by the U.S. Department of Education, a national designation that provides access to federal grants and scholarships to not-for-profit institutions of higher learning that serve a significant population of Hispanic students.