Internship Impact

Internships are an integral component of an Alverno education. Four unique internship sites are featured here, but, at present, our Internship Office has a network of mentors connected to more than 2,000 worksites.
Most people learn best by doing, so one of the best ways for students to experience real-world application of their learning is with an internship. While these work experiences are more critical … Read More »

Richard Pieper: A Man of Great Character

As more K-12 schools look to develop the whole child, character education programs continue to gain positive attention. Thanks to the help of Richard Pieper, who has made servant leadership a part of life, Alverno College continues to advance character education curriculum in Wisconsin.
Alverno College continues to advance character education curriculum in Wisconsin’s K-12 schools, and is achieving success thanks to the help of Richard Pieper, founding chairman of PPC Partners. This past October, Pieper … Read More »

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 »