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How I Got Ready: Felonee's Story

How I Got Ready: Felonee's Story

Some people tell stories with words; others construct their stories through dance steps or a brush dipped into paint, leaving trails on a canvas. Felonee Webster’s tools of choice? Fiber…

Training the Teachers of Tomorrow

Training the Teachers of Tomorrow

Carrie Perock ’91 loved her time as an elementary classroom teacher. Now, she especially loves being able to train the next generation of classroom teachers. “Every student I guide…

Ready to Launch

Ready to Launch

Internships are not only a crucial means for college students to develop their professional flair, but they also act as a launchpad into the workforce. Just ask Sarah Jerez ’17 (above le…

Riding for Hope

Riding for Hope

On the 20th anniversary of 9/11, Kate Lemke ’08 found herself standing shoulder to shoulder at the Pentagon with a four-star general and emergency personnel who responded to the attack.…

Building Trust

Building Trust

As a communications specialist at the Medical College of Wisconsin, Marina Thao ’18 has a seat at the table at the nation’s third-largest private medical school. It is a responsibi…

Fighting for the Missing

Fighting for the Missing

From her home on the Memoninee Nation reservation, 13-year-old national boxing champion Ayanna O’Kimosh posts on social media the missing posters for indigenous women nationwide with a s…

A Meaningful Homecoming

A Meaningful Homecoming

When double alumna Lara Sobek ’08 ’13 returned to the Alverno campus this summer, it wasn’t for a reunion or even to visit her mother, a visual arts instructor here. Neverthe…

A Sweet Family Business

A Sweet Family Business

For Jennifer Martinez, class of 2022, family has always been her inspiration. It turns out that they sparked her imagination, too. At a family gathering, Martinez and her cousins challenged ea…

How I Got Ready: Lisa's Business Story

How I Got Ready: Lisa's Business Story

Lisa Heidelmeier, a business and management major, interned at financial services firm Robert W. Baird & Co. this summer. One of her most memorable internship experiences involved Milwauke…

Our Sisters: Ban Phung

Our Sisters: Ban Phung

Sister Ban Phung ’18 MBA ’21 is a pioneer. She is one of a handful of sisters from the Lovers of the Holy Cross of Hung Hoa, a Catholic religious order in Vietnam, to attend colleg…

Living and Breathing the Mission

Living and Breathing the Mission

For so many organizations, the COVID-19 pandemic posed an urgent need to adapt. To catch up. To build something new. Not so for Nichole Gladney ’00, director of community outreach and en…

The Power of Mentorship

The Power of Mentorship

Betty Hill ’17 knew she wanted her young daughter to be involved in community service and to benefit from positive role models. And when she couldn’t find a program that fit the bi…