Alverno College is receiving the inaugural Latino Spirit Award from Marcus Theatres in recognition of the college becoming the first Hispanic-Serving Institution in Wisconsin and for a history of supporting first-generation students.
The Alverno Community Conference, an annual day of learning that provides an opportunity for the extended Alverno community to share current research around a central theme, will be held on Friday, March 16 from 8:30 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.
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.
Alverno College is ranked in the top four Midwest Regional Universities for its “strong commitment to teaching” in U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 America’s Best Colleges guidebook.
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.