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ABC News Anchor Dan Harris Featured as Keynote Speaker for 2014 Alverno Community Conference

Date Released: September 22 2014

This year’s theme, “A Matter of Mindfulness,” features 40 topics during three concurrent sessions.

U.S. News & World Report ranks Alverno College highest in the state in its “Strong Commitment to Teaching” category for the fifth consecutive year

Date Released: September 9 2014

Alverno is the only Wisconsin college ranked in “Strong Commitment to Teaching” category five years in a row.

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

Date Released: July 25 2014

Powers brings 23 years of experience working directly with students in higher education.

Alverno College Appoints Eileen Sherman Dean of Business

Date Released: July 23 2014

Sherman brings 21 years of higher education experience to the College.

Alverno College Achieves Expansion Milestone with Green Roof Installation this Week

Date Released: July 8 2014

College joins select list of area higher education environmental leaders.

Alverno College Offers New Scholarship to Catholic High School Students

Date Released: June 25 2014

Alverno College is offering the new Clare Scholarship equaling $12,000 per year, up to four years.

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

Date Released: June 9 2014

Campaign features alumnae who are vital members of the community.  

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

Date Released: May 13 2014

Students draw comparisons between Milwaukee and European coastal cities 

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

Date Released: May 12 2014

College announces student speakers

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

Date Released: May 12 2014

Award-winning principal and author to address character education’s role in transforming at-risk schools

Alverno College Hosts Palliative and Spiritual Care Workshop for Medical Interpreters

Date Released: March 21 2014

Spanish/English Healthcare Interpretation Program Offers Continuing Education Workshop Series

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

Date Released: March 6 2014

The Alverno College Poll Worker Project and its partner, the City of Milwaukee Election Commission, will be honored at the Wisconsin Campus Compact Annual Civic Engagement Institute.

Alverno College students to “Stuff the Bus” a third time to help homeless

Date Released: March 5 2014

Moved to action after finding the body of a homeless man, Alverno College students are doing their part to help the homeless in our area.

Alverno College Aims to Double the Number of Students Studying Abroad

Date Released: March 4 2014

The effort is part of a nationwide initiative led by the Institute of International Education Coalition. 

President and CEO of A. O. Smith Corporation Joins Alverno College Board of Trustees

Date Released: February 18 2014

Alverno College has appointed Ajita G. Rajendra, president and chief executive officer of A. O. Smith Corporation, to the board of trustees.  

Alverno College to Host 2nd Annual Paraguay Economic Forum

Date Released: February 3 2014

Alverno College will host the 2nd annual Paraguay Economic Fourm, designed to provide Wisconsin businesses with opportunities to invest in and export to the Republic of Paraguay. 

Alverno College Announces $30 Million Expansion and Renovation, the Largest in the College’s History

Date Released: December 11 2013

Business leaders drive effort to support innovative curriculum with student-centered spaces

Alverno College Will Hold its 148th Commencement on December 20 and 21

Date Released: December 19 2013

Alverno College will hold its 148th commencement this weekend as 176 students walk across the Pitman Theatre stage.

Mary Diez Receives “Education Advocacy Award”

Date Released: April 24 2013

Marquette University College of Education honors Diez for her contributions to the field of education.

Alverno students gather clothes for the homeless

Date Released: October 14 2013

Students were moved to take action after a tragic discovery.

Alverno College Offers More Students Paid Internships with Great Lakes Grant

Date Released: October 7 2013

Grant will help ease financial burden on students

Scrapbooking – the 19th century version of blogs

Date Released: September 23 2013

Author Ellen Gruber Garvey will address the history of scrapbooking at Alverno College.

Scrapbooking – the 19th century version of blogs

Date Released: September 23 2013

Author Ellen Gruber Garvey will address the history of scrapbooking at Alverno College.

Dr. Parker Palmer Featured as Keynote Speaker for 2013 Alverno Community Conference

Date Released: September 16 2013

This year’s theme, “The Art of Happiness,” features 28 topics during three concurrent sessions.

Dan Horton appears on localjobnetwork.com

Date Released: September 10 2013

Dan Horton, dean of the School of Business, conducts a mock interview an accounting student at UW-Whitewater. Afterwards, Dan and the show's host give the student some constructive feedback regarding his interview.

U.S. News & World Report ranks Alverno College highest in the state in its “Strong Commitment to Teaching” category for the second consecutive year

Date Released: September 10 2013

Alverno is the only Wisconsin college ranked in “Strong Commitment to Teaching” category four years in a row.

School of Business Welcomes Two New Faculty

Date Released: September 5 2013

Nicole Maassen and Richard Tobin join Alverno College. 

Alverno College Music Professor Honored with a 2013 Vatican II Award

Date Released: August 19 2013

Michael Kamenski will be honored with the Service in Liturgy award.

Peter Roller on the life and career of Elvis Presley

Date Released: August 16 2013

Peter Roller, associate professor of Music, discusses the life and career of Elvis Presley on WHAD FM.

Alverno College Receives College Success Grant from Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation

Date Released: August 9 2013

Grant will help first generation students finish their college degrees.

Loacker was persistent in grammar, practical in teaching

Date Released: August 7 2013

Sister Georgine Loacker, SSSF, who was a professor of English at Alverno College for over 50 years, passed away.

Alverno College Will Host Historical Baseball Game

Date Released: July 23 2013

Women from the All American Girls Professional Baseball League will be honored.

Alverno College Appoints New Dean of Education

Date Released: July 1 2013

Nancy Athanasiou has been appointed dean of Alverno College’s School of Education.

Catholic Herald coverage of Caring Counts

Date Released: May 30 2013

Caring Counts at Alverno College, and the Catholic Herald highlighted our efforts.

BizTimes coverage of our new associate to bachelor's degree program

Date Released: June 26 2013

BizTimes' coverage of Alverno's new associate to bachelor's program

Alverno College Appoints Vice President for Enrollment Services

Date Released: June 3 2013

Kate Lundeen is appointed Vice President for Enrollment Services

Alverno College Receives Great Lakes “College Ready” Grant

Date Released: May 30 2013

Grant will help low-income, minority students succeed in math and science.   

Alverno College Will Hold its 147th Commencement on May 17 and 18

Date Released: May 13 2013

Commencement ceremonies will be this weekend. 

Generous Donation Will Double Bike Exchange Program

Date Released: May 7 2013

Wheel & Sprocket’s gift of bicycles will help more Alverno students take advantage of free program.

Alverno College Launches Mental Health Interpreter Institute

Date Released: April 19 2013

Spanish/English healthcare interpretation program offers continuing education workshop series

Harvard’s Howard Gardner to Receive Inaugural “Sister Joel Read Outstanding Educator Award”

Date Released: April 12 2013

Author of “Changing Minds” will be recognized at Alverno College.

Athletics can't wait for Mother Nature

Date Released: April 2 2013

The Inferno can't wait for warmer weather to clear the snow and ice.

New, interactive mobile museum app coming to Milwaukee

Date Released: April 2 2013

See how Alverno College is helping to create a new app that will bring information on local museums to your fingertips. 

Alverno College Launches BA in Management Completion Program

Date Released: March 19 2013

The new flexible, hybrid degree offers a combination of online and classroom learning.

Alverno College, Skyline Technologies and the Captain Frederick Pabst Mansion Team Up to Bring Mobile Museum App to Milwaukee

Date Released: March 12 2013

The new, interactive app will be the first of its kind in Milwaukee area.

Election Day is a day off for Alverno College

Date Released: November 6 2012

Dozens of Alverno College students get a first-hand lesson in civic duty.

Art Exhibit Questions How Feminine Beauty and Worth Are Defined in Our Culture

Date Released: March 6 2013

Alverno College is a presenting sponsor of “From Here to Her”

Peter Roller Talks About Milwaukee Garage Bands

Date Released: February 25 2013

Associate Professor Peter Roller, author of Milwaukee Garage Bands: Generations of Grassroots Rock, discusses the history of garage bands in Milwaukee. 

Mary Diez Honored for Distinguished Achievement in Teacher Education

Date Released: February 22 2013

The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) has named Mary E. Diez, Ph.D., dean of the School of Education at Alverno College, the winner of its 2013 David G. Imig Award for Distinguished Achievement in Teacher Education.

Alverno College More Than Doubles Volunteer Service Goal

Date Released: February 21 2013

More than 300,000 volunteer hours are logged in Caring Counts challenge

Alverno College Launches Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Specialization

Date Released: February 13 2013

Master of Science in Nursing Degree Program Expands to Address Changing Needs and Growing Demand

Alverno History Professor John Savagian appeared on FOX6 News

Date Released: May 3 2011

Alverno History Professor John Savagian appeared on FOX6 News

Alverno student Fatima Al-Sammarraie came to Alverno College as part of the Iraqi Student Project.

Date Released: April 16 2011

TMJ4 featured Alverno student Fatima Al-Sammarraie, who came to Alverno College as part of the Iraqi Student Project.

Alverno Professor Kris Vasquez was featured on "4th Street Forum"

Date Released: April 21 2011

Alverno Professor Kris Vasquez was featured on "4th Street Forum"

Alverno Professor Kris Vasquez appeared on the Morning Blend

Date Released: September 7 2011

Kris Vasquez explained how to deal with bullies on the August 31 edition of the Morning Blend

Alverno President Mary Meehan appeared on FOX6 News

Date Released: September 8 2011

Alverno President Mary Meehan appeared on FOX6 News

Alverno Professor Carole Barrowman appeared on the Morning Blend

Date Released: September 12 2011

Alverno Professor Carole Barrowman showcased book picks on the Morning Blend

Alverno College was ranked #1 in the Midwest by U.S. News

Date Released: September 13 2011

Alverno College was ranked #1 in the Midwest by U.S. News

Desiree Pointer-Mace, Associate Dean of the Alverno College Graduate Program, was a panelist on MPTV’s "4th Street Forum."

Date Released: September 13 2011

Desiree Pointer-Mace, Associate Dean of the Alverno College Graduate Program, was a panelist on MPTV’s "4th Street Forum."

Perspective Wisconsin: Sister Joel Read

Date Released: February 3 2012

Sister Joel Read, President Emerita of Alverno College, sits down for an in-depth interview.

Raye David speaks at the Holocaust Remembrance Service

Date Released: April 20 2012

Raye David shares her chilling story of survival during the Holocaust Remembrance Service.

Alverno College students and staff clean up South Shore Beach

Date Released: April 25 2012

The rain didn't deter Alverno College students and staff from doing a little spring cleaning at Milwaukee's South Shore Beach on Community Day.

Dr. Kris Vasquez on The Morning Blend

Date Released: September 25 2012

Dr. Kris Vasquez appeared on the Morning Blend to talk about the epidemic of bullying.

Alverno College students volunteer at polls on Election Day

Date Released: November 6 2012

Alverno College students use their day off to volunteer at the polls on Election Day.

Student who was the victim of a hit-and-run graduates

Date Released: December 17 2012

Mai Kaw Xiong graduates just nine months after a hit-and-run accident left her severely injured.

Myra Huth, president of the Society of Pediatric Nurses, joins Alverno College

Date Released: December 19 2012

Myra Huth brings 35 years of pediatric experience to the JoAnn McGrath School of Nursing.

Alverno College Holds its 146th Commencement on December 14 and 15

Date Released: December 7 2012

The commencement ceremony for undergraduates will take place on December 15, while graduate candidates receive their degrees on December 14.

Alverno students gather supplies for Milwaukee's homeless

Date Released: November 28 2012

Alverno College student collect items for area homeless shelters.

Associate Professor Kris Vasquez interviewed by WISN TV

Date Released: November 27 2012

Go inside the minds of people who buy lottery tickets, despite the odds of winning.

Alverno College students will donate 170 Thanksgiving dinners to Hunger Task Force

Date Released: November 16 2012

Alverno College students help families in need this Thanksgiving.

Alverno College gives students, faculty and staff the day off on Election Day to take part in the political process

Date Released: October 31 2012

Students, faculty and staff at Alverno College will be given the day off on presidential Election Day to practice effective citizenship, one of the College’s eight trademark abilities.

Alverno College President Mary Meehan appears on Channel 12

Date Released: September 15 2012

Alverno College President Mary Meehan visited the Channel 12 studios to talk about the value of an Alverno education.

BizStarts Milwaukee and Alverno College team up to bring Extreme Entrepreneurship Tour to Milwaukee

Date Released: October 10 2012

A one-of-a-kind event shows young people how to turn their passion into profit.

Alverno College to rename building in honor of Sister Joel Read

Date Released: October 4 2012

Alverno's longest-serving president has a building named after her during the College's 125th anniversary homecoming celebration.

Sister J. Dolores Brunner passes away

Date Released: September 19 2012

Sister J. Dolores inspired many in the Alverno community during her 55 years of service to the College.

Pat Schroeder honored as a 2012 Woman of Influence

Date Released: June 15 2012

Pat Schroeder, Dean of the JoAnn McGrath School of Nursing, is being honored as one of the Business Journal's 2012 "Women of Influence."

Alverno College History Department to take part in a nationwide project

Date Released: May 17 2012

The History department at Alverno College has been selected as one of 60 history departments from across the country to participate in the American Historical Association’s (AHA) History Tuning Project.

Alverno College Launches Volunteer Campaign

Date Released: January 27 2012

Alverno College kicks off Caring Counts: The Alverno College Volunteer Challenge as part of its 125th anniversary celebration.

Sister Joel Read Receives National Award

Date Released: January 31 2012

Sister Joel Read, President Emerita of Alverno College, has been honored with the Reverend Theodore M. Hessburgh, C.S.C. Award.