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Alverno College Names Wendy Powers Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students

Wendy Powers, Ph.D., has been appointed associate vice president for Student Affairs and dean of students. In this role, she will provide leadership in areas directly affecting student life including...

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Alverno College Appoints Eileen Sherman Dean of Business

Eileen Sherman, Ph.D., has been appointed Dean of Alverno College’s School of Business. In this role, she will provide leadership to the School of Business, partner with faculty to foster...

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Register NOW for K3, K4 - 8th Grade

St. Martin of Tours School is now enrolling for K-3 through 8th grades for the 2014-2015 school year. At St. Martin of Tours School we offer small classroom...

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Alverno College Achieves Expansion Milestone with Green Roof Installation this Week

In one of the most visual signs of progress to date for Alverno College’s historical $30 million expansion and renovation, construction crews will finish installing a nearly 10,000 square-foot green...

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Alverno College Taking Part in Wisconsin Private College Week

Alverno College, along with Wisconsin’s other 22 private, nonprofit colleges and universities, is taking part in Wisconsin Private College Week; July 14 through July 19. Celebrating its nineteenth year, Wisconsin...

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Alverno College Offers New Scholarship to Catholic High School Students

Alverno College is pleased to announce the Clare Scholarship, a new $12,000 annual scholarship available to female graduates of a Milwaukee Archdiocese Catholic High School. Clare Scholars can receive a...

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Local Middle School Student Nominated to Attend Loyola STEM Leadership Forum this Summer

Colton Carlino from North Middle School to Take Part in the National Youth Leadership Forum: Explore STEM Scholars to Examine Future of Science, Engineering, Medicine and Technology Fields. Colton was nominated...

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Local Artists Depict Strong Local Women in New Alverno College Ad Campaign

Strong local women are the focus of the latest Alverno College ad campaign, which was rolled out in late May. The women are all Alverno alumnae, and the artwork featured...

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Alverno College Course Takes Students to Coastal Cities on the Baltic Sea

Eleven students from Alverno College are about to embark on an 11-day journey to the Baltic Sea. Led by Jodi Eastberg, associate professor of History and David Brooker, associate professor...

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Alverno College Will Hold its 149th Commencement on May 16 and 17

Alverno College will hold its 149th commencement this weekend as 177 students walk across the Pitman Theatre stage (39th St. and Morgan Ave.) to receive their undergraduate degrees. The...

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International Expert Baruti Kafele to Speak at Alverno College Character Education Conference

Baruti Kafele, award-winning principal and author of the best-selling book Closing the Attitude Gap, will speak at Alverno College on June 19. His keynote address is part of a two-day...

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Canterbury Students Recognize Earth Day

Fourth graders at Greendale's Canterbury Elementary School celebrated Earth Day by learning various ways that they can make a difference in the environment. Classes read “The Lorax” by Dr. Seuss,...

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MORE Robotics Prepares for 2014 World Championship

MORE Robotics, Team 1714, kicked off the 2014 FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition build season, in early January, upon the release of this year’s...

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Scholarships for single mothers

HOPE Network is offering its Edmund Springman Educational Grants to area single mothers pursuing post-high-school education (technical school or college). The money may be used to cover tuition, day-care costs...

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Greenfield School District Fails to Address Bullying of Maple Grove Elementary Student

I am writing in hopes that local attention will call Maple Grove Elementary School teachers and staff, Greenfield School District administrators, the Greenfield Police Department, and the parents and adults...

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Franklin High School Senior Awarded Scholarship

Peter Gulgowski, a senior at Franklin High School, has been awarded a $500 scholarship for post-secondary education from the Union of Technicians, Engineers, and Architects of Milwaukee County (TEAMCO)....

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Hales Corners Woman’s Club Offering Scholarships

Hales Corners Woman’s Club Offers Scholarships to Graduating High School Seniors Application Deadline: March 31, 2014 High school seniors living in the Whitnall School District and planning to go on to college...

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Alverno College’s Poll Worker Project Wins State-wide Award

Alverno College’s Poll Worker Project has been awarded Wisconsin Campus Compact’s 2014 Esther Letven Campus-Community Partnership Award. This award recognizes outstanding partnerships between higher education and the community that produce...

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MORE Robotics Kicks Off the 2014 Robotics Season

On January 4, 2014, MORE Robotics, Team 1714, kicked off the 2014 FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition build season upon the release of this...

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Wisconsin Connections Academy On Demand Information Session

Students and Families Invited to Learn More about Virtual Schooling with WCA WHAT: An on demand information Session for Wisconsin Connections Academy (WCA), the state’s leading K-12 virtual public school...

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Community Watch

» Chapman School area development to return for 1st Greenfield approvals 3/15

» Hearing to be held for brewery asking to open in West Allis 3/14

» Updated rankings of area prep boys and girls basketball teams and players 3/14

» 68 Degrees of Separation: Finding a Wisconsin tie to every team in the Big Dance Updated:  3/14

» Whitnall boys basketball team heads to state after beating Whitefish Bay 3/12

» Sheriff Clarke urges adult charges in school bomb threats 3/11

» 16-year-old Milwaukee boy arrested for two of three West Allis Central bomb threats 3/11

» Herro helps boost Whitnall boys basketball team past Waukesha North in sectional 3/10

» Bomb threat at West Allis Central High School for second time in a month Updated:  3/9

» Greenfield woman, 28, hit and pinned under car, dies 3/8

» Bomb scare empties West Allis Central High School for second day in a row Updated:  3/8

» This is how many shooting and bomb threats have been made in suburban Milwaukee schools since 2012 Updated:  3/8

» Whitnall Falcons Booster Club's 50/50 Raffle offers chance to win $5,000 3/7

» Whitnall High School celebrates 10 years of Disney's 'High School Musical' in spring production 3/3

» Positive and uplifting stories in suburban Milwaukee and Lake Country in February 3/1

» Drivers facing freeway hassles express patience at West Allis meeting 3/1

» Sale of former school to help pay for Greenfield school upgrades 3/1

» Prepare for 'worst summer of traffic' near Zoo Interchange; information meeting today Updated:  2/29

» Pick 'n Save employee struck by vehicle in store parking lot critical 2/26

» Layton Avenue Baptist Church making way for $115 million development 2/26

» Humane society offering reduced price neutering of male cats 2/23

» State Fair neighbors in West Allis face loss of parking income 2/23

» Development could spark renaissance, West Allis city officials say 2/23

» West Allis Home Depot to hold hiring fair Wednesday for 15 positions 2/22

» Farmers market inspires $62 million West Allis mixed-use project 2/22

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