When the College announced Dr. Andrea Lee, IHM would succeed Dr. Mary Meehan as Alverno’s eighth president, local media spread the news quickly. Here is some of the local coverage:
Milwaukee Business Journal: http://www.bizjournals.com/milwaukee/news/2016/02/23/alverno-college-selects-top-st-catherine.html
Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal: http://www.bizjournals.com/twincities/news/2016/02/23/alverno-college-hires-st-catherine-andrea-lee.html
Catholic Herald: http://chnonline.org/news/local-news/14592-alverno-selects-president
Milwaukee musician Christopher Porterfield appeared on 12 News This Morning to promote the Alverno Presents show “How to Write a Popular Song,” which he curated. Here’s his live in-studio interview:
Celia Jackson, director of the International and Intercultural Center, appeared on WUWM’s “Lake Effect” to talk about a speech that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gave in 1968 which still resonates today. His speech, “Remaining Awake Through a Great Revolution,” was given just days before he was assassinated. You can listen to the “Lake Effect” segment here: http://wuwm.com/post/reflections-legacy-dr-martin-luther-kings-great-revolution-speech#stream/0
Alverno College students, faculty and staff donated 170 Thanksgiving dinners to Hunger Task Force, feeding close to 700 people this holiday.
The Alverno College Community Conference on sustainability explored many ways in which we can all make simple changes to our daily routines and reduce our impact on the earth. The Business Journal was there too.