Alverno College exceeded its original $30 million capital campaign goal in December, raising a total of $32,793,000. The expansion and renovation, which broke ground in March of 2014, is the most significant enhancement in the college’s 128-year history. Improvements include a new classroom building, a state-of-the-art nursing simulation center for the JoAnn McGrath School of Nursing and the creation of a new, larger student commons to enhance the student experience.
The latest “Status of Girls in Wisconsin” report from the Alverno College Research Center for Women and Girls reveals a number of persistent, troubling patterns for Wisconsin girls, especially in the areas of stress, depression and suicide; bullying; TV, online and social media engagement; and weight and exercise.
When two nurses contracted Ebola after treating an infected patient, the need to properly train healthcare workers is top of mind. 12 News visited a class in Alverno’s JoAnn McGrath School of Nursing to see how they’re preparing to deal with Ebola, and all infectious diseases.
ABC News Anchor Dan Harris is slated to keynote the Alverno College Community Conference.
With college students back in school, the women at Alverno College might feel like they’re on a whole new campus, thanks to a $30 million renovation and expansion.