Fourteen-year-old Marley Dias, author and founder of an international social media movement, will be the keynote speaker at the inaugural State of Wisconsin Girls Summit at Alverno College on March 23.
Alverno College and the Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC) have established a formal partnership that streamlines the transfer process for female students who want to become social workers, allowing them to complete their associate degree in human services at MATC and transfer to Alverno to complete their Bachelor of Social Work.
While the arts provide entertainment and aesthetic value, they also have historical, expressive, therapeutic, psychological and spiritual value.
The Alverno Report: The Status of Girls in Wisconsin reveals a number of persistent, troubling patterns for Wisconsin girls, especially in the areas of sexual violence and human trafficking; stress, depression and suicide; bullying; TV, online and social media engagement; and substance use.
Educators know the importance of creating a nurturing climate in their classrooms to promote learning and student success, but how can they achieve that?
The Hank and Billye Aaron Chasing the Dream Foundation is endowing a scholarship at Alverno College, which will be awarded to Milwaukee-area African American women with high academic achievement.
Alverno College is ranked among the Midwest’s top universities for its strong commitment to teaching and is Wisconsin’s most innovative school, according to the 2019 America’s Best Colleges guidebook released Monday by U.S. News & World Report.
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.
Treasurer of the United States Jovita Carranza will give the commencement address at Alverno College’s 157th graduation on May 19. Carranza was made an honorary alumna of the college in 2011, and served on Alverno’s Board of Trustees from 2013 to 2017.