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Alverno reaches ethnic diversity milestone, surpassing 25% Hispanic enrollment

November 9, 2017

Alverno is proud to be the first college in Wisconsin designated a Hispanic Serving Institution by the U.S. Department of Education. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel broke the news with this front page story.

 

Where College Students Are Most inspired by Their Peers

September 26, 2017

How inspiring is an Alverno education to our students? More inspiring than any other college or university in the nation, according to new rankings from The Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education. And we beat out some impressive company: MIT, Brown University and Harvard University. Students across the country were asked: “Do you think your college provides an environment where you feel are surrounded by exceptional students who inspire and motivate you?” You can read the full Wall Street Journal story for all the details.

 

Region’s new college presidents chart their own course

September 18, 2017

Six new presidents have been named at private higher education institutions in southeastern Wisconsin recently, including Alverno President Andrea Lee, IHM. BizTimes talked with each of them about their transitions and their visions for each of the schools.

 

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Alverno College sets nimble course to grow enrollment, respond to changing workforce needs

September 18, 2017

After a comprehensive year-long strategic planning process that was built around invited input from the College community, alumnae, and key business and civic leaders in Milwaukee and around the country, Alverno announced its strategic plan. Andrea Lee, IHM, president of Alverno College, sat down with The Journal Sentinel to talk about where the college is headed.

 

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Wendy Powers Discusses the Impact of DACA Decision

September 7, 2017

 

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Alverno’s associate vice president of Student Affairs, Wendy Powers, spoke with WUWM about President Trump’s decision on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and how it will affect Wisconsin students.

She also spoke with AM620 WTMJ about his call for an end to the  program. You can listen to that interview here:

 

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