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Alverno marketing students look to help small businesses

April 14, 2017

Business students taking Marketing Principals & Management are getting some great real-world experience while helping local small businesses with their marketing plans. BizTimes featured the class and their efforts in their Nonprofit Weekly.

16th Annual Holocaust Remembrance Service at Alverno

April 6, 2017

Nearly 1,000 people gathered in the Pitman Theatre to hear a Holocaust survivor share his personal story. Eric Blaustein was just 17 when he was sent to Buchenwald. CBS 58 was on hand and shared part of his incredible story.

Therapy dogs visit during mid-term assessments

March 22, 2017

In order to help students lower their stress during mid-semester assessments, therapy dogs from Health Heelers came to campus. Studies have proven that simply petting a dog lowers your blood pressure, decreases anxiety, and creates an automatic relaxation response – all great benefits for our students during stressful times. In case you missed the dogs, you can see the story that aired on TMJ4. Stories also ran on Fox 6 and CBS 58.

 

 

Assistant Professor Nat Godley Shares His Story Working With Immigrants in France

December 5, 2016

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Nat Godley, assistant professor of History, spent part of his summer in Paris working with asylum-seeking refugees from Afghanistan, Somalia, Sudan and Iraq. He shared his first-hand accounts of police raids breaking up makeshift camps with both Milwaukee Magazine and WUWM’s Lake Effect.

 

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Students, faculty and staff donate 280 turkeys to Hunger Task Force

November 23, 2016

Once again, students, faculty and staff donated money to help purchase turkeys that were donated to Hunger Task Force. This year enough money was collected to purchase 140 turkeys. That donation was generously matched by Food Services Inc., bringing the total number of turkeys donated to 280. It’s part of the annual “Cans Across the Conference” food drive, a competition between all the schools in the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference. For the past six years Alverno has won the competition, despite the fact that there are much larger schools in the conference. Both Fox 6 and CBS 58 came out to cover our donation.