Community Collaboration

Milwaukee Achiever Literacy Services is a shining example of how the greater community benefits when a multitude of education and faith-based organizations come together. The organization is dedicated to providing education, life skills training and workforce development instruction for adult learners in an atmosphere of mutual acceptance and respect.
“Over the past thirty years, the critical partnership between the colleges and religious orders is a ministry that is transforming lives and working to eliminate illiteracy and poverty here in Milwaukee. At … Read More »

More than just Filling in the Gaps

Founded on the motto "Prevent, Protect and Provide," Donna Gaffney '68 co-founded Suncoast Voices for Children Foundation, Inc., an organization dedicated to providing financial assistance and community resources to meet the needs of children in the foster care system in Pinellas and Pasco counties in Florida.
When Donna (Gottfried) Gaffney ’68 was told by an aunt to “do something good for the kids” with monies received from an inheritance, Gaffney knew exactly what her community  needed. In 2005, … Read More »

The United Nations and the World

Students enrolled in "The United Nations and the World," a course taught by David Brooker, associate professor of Political Science, practice for the American Model United Nations simulation in Chicago.
In November, 19 Alverno students traveled to Chicago to participate in the American Model United Nations (AMUN) simulation. Held annually, the event draws almost 1,500 students from colleges across the country and … Read More »

Cambridge Bound

Set to graduate from Alverno this May, Sasheene Denny was recently awarded the Davies-Jackson scholarship for two years of study at the University of Cambridge in England. She'll start studies at Cambridge in October.
An academically gifted young woman, Sasheene Denny graduated as valedictorian from her high school, Spotted Eagle, and is slated to graduate with honors from Alverno this May. While Denny certainly has proven … Read More »