Thursday, March 26 was WAICU Students’ Day in the Capitol. As in past years, the students turned in an absolutely stellar performance. They took time off from work and from class to speak up for educational opportunity in the form of Wisconsin Grants. They were eloquent, informed, and civil—making all of us proud.
Mount Mary University is an established leader in the education of occupational therapists, with more than 2,000 graduates of its B.S. and M.S. programs over the past 73 years. The university has responded to growing demands for specialization in the field with a new post-professional Occupational Therapy Doctorate (OTD) program for practicing occupational therapists who hold a master’s degree in occupational therapy.
Beginning in the spring of 2015, Carroll University opened its doors to tomorrow’s college students with PASOS, or Preparing and Advancing Students for Opportunities in Science. Ten eighth-grade students from Bruce Guadalupe Community School (BGCS), a grade K-8 charter school in Milwaukee, will receive a head start towards pursuing a career in nursing, physical therapy, or the physician assistant field.
For more than 100 years, Marian University has been dedicated to the education of quality nurses who focus on compassionate patient care, while embracing the growing specialization and corresponding technological changes of today’s healthcare field. With the recent purchase and renovation of a downtown Fond du Lac building, Marian is poised to meet the growing demand for nursing education in a state-of-the-art facility.
When President Emeritus Dr. Dan Carey passed the Presidential Medallion, Dr. Scott Flanagan officially became the seventh president of Edgewood College at the Inauguration Ceremony held Friday, October 24, 2014.
Lakeland College, Sheboygan-based insurance provider ACUITY, and Sheboygan South High School have created an academic partnership that encourages local high school students to attend college and, ultimately, find a job at one of the area’s outstanding companies.
“Growing up, I had no intention of going to college at all, because I didn’t know anybody who went,” said Cardinal Stritch University student Tony Zemlicka. More than 50 percent of students at Stritch are just like Tony – the first in their families to attend college. The University focuses special attention on creating programs and providing a nurturing community to help these students achieve success in college.