In the News

Reaction to the growing list of alleged sexual harassers

November 29, 2017

With the recent backlash in Hollywood regarding sexual harassment, the climate is changing in terms of what will be tolerated and what won’t. FOX6 News approached us looking for some thought leadership on the topic.

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Alverno students donate 400 turkeys to Hunger Task Force

November 28, 2017

Alverno students donated 400 turkeys to Hunger Task Force in the days before Thanksgiving. The donation surpassed last year’s total of 280 turkeys, and will feed over 7,300 people this holiday. Many gave from their personal meal plans, and A’viands generously matched the donation. Several TV stations covered the donation including FOX 6, 12 News and CBS 58.

FOX6 Alverno Turkey Drive 11-21-17 from Alverno College on Vimeo.

CBS58 Alverno Turkey Drive 11-21-17 from Alverno College on Vimeo.

12 News Alverno Turkey Drive 11-21-17 from Alverno College on Vimeo.

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Shortage of mental health care providers hits crisis point just as more teens seek help

November 16, 2017

Peg Rauschenberger

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has been running a series called “Kids in Crisis.” One installment focused on the shortage of mental health care providers, and they approached us to speak with Peg Rauschenberger, dean of the JoAnn McGrath School of Nursing and Healthcare Professions, about the issue.



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Alverno reaches ethnic diversity milestone, surpassing 25% Hispanic enrollment

November 9, 2017

Students at Alverno attend one of the most diverse schools in Wisconsin.

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.

The news was also featured on TV Azteca.


Where College Students Are Most inspired by Their Peers

September 26, 2017

Students sit outside the Sister Joel Read Center.

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.