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Alverno grad student balances basketball — and her business

February 8, 2018

Recent Alverno graduate Gabby Hood is doing it all – she’s on the basketball team, she’s pursuing her master’s degree, and she owns her own business. FOX6 featured her on National Girls and Women in Sports Day on February 7.

 

College major undecided? You’re not alone, and here’s what to do about it

January 11, 2018

Andie Stella works in the Alverno College Library

Choosing a major isn’t always a clear decision. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel  ran a centerpiece story on the journey many students take, and they featured an Alverno College student. They also included a lot of great advice for college students from experts in the field. See how this student was able to find the right path for her, deciding on a major that will allow her to pursue her passion and still graduate in four years.

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Hilton Foundation Grant Offers Sarai Melendez Chance to Translate Blogs

December 21, 2017

Sarai Melendez performs a liturgical dance at the Baccalaureate Mass

Thanks to a grant from The Conrad Hilton Foundation, Sarai Melendez, a student who graduated in December 2017, worked with Sister Ann Oestreich for several months. Her job – to translate blogs into Spanish for SisterStory.org. The Catholic Herald featured their story in a recent article.

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Milwaukee’s Three Women Presidents

December 5, 2017

Sister Andrea Lee, IHM

The Shepherd Express did a feature on the slow shift towards gender parity in higher education administration. Three local female college presidents, all of whom are relatively new to their positions, sat down for interviews. Sister Andrea was among those featured.

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Preparing Graduates for the Work World

December 2, 2017

Carole Chabries

Alverno College is taking part in a nationwide pilot program to define “essential employability qualities” for college graduates. Carole Chabries appeared on WUWM’s Lake Effect to talk about the pilot program and how it ties nicely with our eight abilities.

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