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Experiential Learning Scholarship honors legacy of educator Patricia Jensen '71

Experiential Learning Scholarship honors legacy of educator Patricia Jensen '71

Longtime educator Patricia Jensen ’71, PhD, was passionate about experiential learning and creating hospitable spaces for learning. In her 35 years of teaching at Alverno, Jensen –…

Summer 2022 Full Issue

Summer 2022 Full Issue

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An Advocate for Her Patients

An Advocate for Her Patients

Abby Brodbeck, class of 2023
MSN candidate
Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
Abby Brodbeck has known since high school that she wanted to be a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) nur…

Where Learning Meets Life

Where Learning Meets Life

As a working mom, Angie Haney ’22 was looking for a college that would offer flexibility and support while working toward a degree. The Chicago community college didn’t come throug…

Making A Difference, One Day At A Time

Making A Difference, One Day At A Time

For several years, Santana Johnson ’20 could be seen just about everywhere on the Alverno campus. That’s because the recent graduate constantly pursued a mission to be an advocate…

Sustainability Tips

Sustainability Tips

Alverno Strong alums who have made a sustainability in their professional and personal lives share their tips for how you, too, can live more sustainably. Erica Perez '10, Perez Urban Farm, Ho…

Our Beloved Alverno Community

Our Beloved Alverno Community

As a Catholic, Franciscan institution, our identity is rooted in values of peace, inclusivity and respect for all of God’s creation. These values have been woven into the fabric of the c…

STEM Superstars

STEM Superstars

Several Alverno students have a big summer ahead after winning spots in highly competitive scientific research programs. Ameera Pearsall Major: Biomedical Sciences Minor: Psychology Ameera P…

Why I Teach: Rebekah Klingler

Why I Teach: Rebekah Klingler

As a cell and molecular biologist, Rebekah Klingler, PhD, has held many roles and is a prime example of science’s interconnecting and collaborative fields. Klingler’s passion for b…

Style and Substance

Style and Substance

A burgeoning partnership between Alverno and Kohl’s advances a shared mission to empower leaders. Kohl’s has committed to provide five $5,000 merit-based scholarships to support Al…

Alverno at Work: Marquita Taylor, PhD

Alverno at Work: Marquita Taylor, PhD

Marquita Taylor ’09, PhD, had to fight to make room for herself. Now, she fights to make room for others. Taylor is the assistant director of health equity and leadership programs housed…

A Fertile Ground for Learning

A Fertile Ground for Learning

Stop by the Alverno Greenhouse on any given day, and you’ll find a place where plants ― and so much more ― are in bloom. Since the greenhouse opened for campus use last September, it has…