www.alverno.edu - Magazine https://www.alverno.edu/ 'We Have to Help' https://www.alverno.edu/Event/356/We-Have-to-Help
Rows upon rows of forest green cots — 530, to be precise — sit empty at the Exposition Center at Wisconsin State Fair Park outside Milwaukee.God willing, they'll stay that way.That's because t…]]>
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From the President: Spring/Summer 2020 https://www.alverno.edu/Event/357/From-the-President-Spring/Summer-2020
It looked like a dead twig to me. I let it sit on my windowsill, trying to believe, as Dawn had told me, that it would bloom again. Of course, with a name like Dawn, how could I possibly doubt…]]>
Wed, 17 Jun 2020 00:00:00 -0700
Alverno Welcomes New Academic Leader https://www.alverno.edu/Event/359/Alverno-Welcomes-New-Academic-Leader
Alverno welcomes Joseph Foy, PhD, as our new vice president for Academic Affairs. Foy comes to Alverno from Marian University in Fond du Lac, Wis., where he was dean of the faculty.Foy, who to…]]>
Wed, 17 Jun 2020 00:00:00 -0700
Spring/Summer 2020 Full Issue https://www.alverno.edu/Event/360/Spring/Summer-2020-Full-Issue
Click here to download the spring/summer 2020 issue of Alverno Magazine as a PDF. ]]>
Wed, 17 Jun 2020 00:00:00 -0700
Every Day is a Gift https://www.alverno.edu/Event/344/Every-Day-is-a-Gift
Brianna Walker '19 wasn't supposed to live past her fifth birthday.Spoiler alert — she did.The Alverno graduate was born with a medical condition that caused her bones to grow at a faster rate…]]>
Tue, 16 Jun 2020 00:00:00 -0700
Profiles of Perseverance https://www.alverno.edu/Event/345/Profiles-of-Perseverance
"Nevertheless, she persisted" has become a rallying cry and a testament to the determination of women to keep going in the face of challenges.It also describes Alverno graduates, who defy nays…]]>
Tue, 16 Jun 2020 00:00:00 -0700
Ready to Drive Change https://www.alverno.edu/Event/346/Ready-to-Drive-Change
As Cassandra Abarca learned about the destructive and discriminatory practice of redlining, it lit a fire to work for social change.“Redlining is a form of discrimination when a lending agency…]]>
Tue, 16 Jun 2020 00:00:00 -0700
A Promise Kept, a Dream Achieved https://www.alverno.edu/Event/347/A-Promise-Kept-a-Dream-Achieved
For Sahra Mohamud '19, her journey to become a nurse began in Kenya, with a promise.That promise, a gift to a dying father who treasured education, inspired sacrifices from family members.That…]]>
Tue, 16 Jun 2020 00:00:00 -0700
Own It https://www.alverno.edu/Event/348/Own-It
Feige Bates '19 is building her career around boosting others' confidence. That's because she knows firsthand how it feels to be pushed down — and how to fight to get back up again.“I really s…]]>
Tue, 16 Jun 2020 00:00:00 -0700
From Behind the Chair https://www.alverno.edu/Event/358/From-Behind-the-Chair
Simmone Kilgore '13 witnessed her future career in action as a child. She just didn't realize it.“I remember being a kid in a salon with women, and I thoroughly enjoyed the conversation and th…]]>
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