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'Everyone's Work'

'Everyone's Work'

Growing up, Eva Martinez Powless ’06 dreamed of going to college. As the daughter of migrant worker parents who did not attend college, she understood the social mobility that higher edu…

Alumna Shares the Possibilities of College

Alumna Shares the Possibilities of College

As executive director of College Possible Milwaukee, Kellie Sigh ’10 is dedicated to helping students get to college and persist through graduation day. She knows how valuable the coachi…

How I Got Ready: Valencia's Story

How I Got Ready: Valencia's Story

No matter where life has taken her, Valencia Griffin has always wanted to learn more. “I’m always curious, so I’m always learning. Being curious is what helps you develop the…

How I Got Ready: Abigail's Story

How I Got Ready: Abigail's Story

Abigail Bruders nearly didn’t go to Alverno. Bruders, a Wisconsin native, was accepted into an Ivy League school, but found it to be expensive, lacking in warmth and worried it wouldn&rs…