Academics News

Read about the most recent happenings in Carroll's academic programs. From student and faculty accomplishments to program announcements and features—you'll find the latest here.

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Spindt named PA of the Year

11/13/2019
The Wisconsin Academy of Physician Assistants (WAPA) named A. Miranda Spindt, Carroll University clinical assistant professor and clinical coordinator of Physician Assistant Studies, its PA of the Year at the 2019 Great Midwestern Medical Conference in October.

Carroll Has Second-Largest Class in History

11/1/2019
This year’s incoming class of 793 first-year students is the second-largest in Carroll’s history. It also boasts the largest nursing class ever—170 students.

Alumnus Jim Bible '84

CU in the Workplace | Jim Bible '84

11/1/2019
Our November "CU in the Workplace" video features alumnus Jim Bible ‘84, who takes us on a tour of his cranberry farm in Black River Falls, Wisconsin, where he strives as a part of the grower cooperative for Ocean Spray.

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Business Students Bolstered by Yersin Scholarships

11/1/2019
In early 2019, Carroll University received $5.5 million from the estate of alumnus Bill Yersin '63. The gift established two new scholarships, supports an existing scholarship and created an endowed faculty position.

 Dan Anzelmo, Nick Argeroudis and Melissa Petrick

The Art of Giving

10/23/2019
The Waukesha Freeman features the Carroll Therapeutic Abilities Clinic which helps clients with disabilities free of charge.

Alumna Jen Christianson '15

CU in the Workplace | Jen Christianson '15

10/4/2019
Jen Christiansen ’15 talks about her work as a immunology product development specialist for Arm & Hammer, where she has also helped build a partnership with Carroll and provided a workplace for talented Pioneer interns.

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Masters of Motivation

10/3/2019
Four students reveal how they cope with the demands of graduate school.

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Arts Leader Honored

10/2/2019
Alumni and local arts leader Geroge Tzougros '83 was recently awarded a Michael Newton Award from Americans for the Arts.

Alumna Lindsey Slater '08

CU in the Workplace | Lindsey Slater '08

9/6/2019
Now the morning meteorologist at WISN 12 in Milwaukee, alumna Lindsey Slater '08 shares how her environmental science degree from Carroll heightens her experiences in reporting on the weather.

Alumni band Peace with Grease

Peace with Grease reunites for final concert

8/2/2019
The miles that separate nine band members of a rock band that emerged from Carroll in 1973 became fewer when they each traveled from across the country and arrived in Crivitz, Wisconsin to play one last gig with Peace with Grease.

Alumnus George Wang '92

CU in the Workplace | George Wang '92

8/2/2019
Alumnus George Wang '92 studied art at Carroll before he turned an internship in a tattoo shop into a lifelong career as a tattoo artist and business owner.

Tim Suchomel

Dr. Suchomel Wins NSCA Recognition

7/16/2019
Dr. Timothy Suchomel has been selected as the National Strength and Conditioning Association’s (NSCA) State and Provincial Director of the Year for 2019.

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Molina earns FBLA national honor

7/16/2019
Danica Molina, a 2019 graduate who won two first-place awards in the Wisconsin Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda competition, recently snagged second place in desktop publishing in the national contest.

Lindsey Slater '08

Lindsey Slater '08 reflects on journey

7/11/2019
Lindsey Slater’s ’08 public service announcement starts with the memory of crawling out of her brother’s bedroom window onto her family’s roof with a camera to capture images of approaching storms. She was just a kid then, of course, and as a professional meteorologist now, she strictly advises against hanging out amid bad storms – the official PSA.

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Community Care

5/30/2019
Carroll's health science students learn that collaboration is the key to delivering wellness

students working behind the scenes of a production of "Tartuffe"

Tackling "Tartuffe"

5/28/2019
Photographer Kyle Zehr wanders behind the curtain of the Carroll Players' spring comedy

Patrick Carter M.Ed. '19 and students

Mentor and students share same graduation day

5/24/2019
When Patrick Carter walked the graduation stage in 2019 to receive his M.Ed. degree, it was with the pride in knowing that three of his former students from Carmen High School of Technology and Science would also be there - also receiving their bachelor degrees as Carroll graduates.

Analiesa Harbach

Carroll Sophomore Earns Place in National Choir

5/3/2019
Carroll Sophomore Analiesa Harbach received the chance of a lifetime when she took part in the National Women’s Honor Choir during the American Choral Director Association’s (ACDA) conference last March in Kansas City, Missouri.

Kimberly Hofkamp

Hofkamp wins award for teaching excellence

4/8/2019
Kimberly Hofkamp, assistant professor of education, is the recipient of the Norman and Louise Allhiser Award for Teaching Excellence, which recognizes exceptional instruction.

Griselda Macias '08

Alumni Profile: Griselda Macias '08

4/5/2019
Alumna Griselda Macias ’08 met up with a group of Carroll students who came to Washington D.C. to volunteer during an Alternative Spring Break trip. She joined them and became inspired to make a deeper connection with Carroll.

Alumnus James Hischke '01

CU in the Workplace | James Hischke '01

4/5/2019
As senior Director of Tech Advancement and Outreach at Northwestern Mutual, James Hischke '01 aims in his role to grow a tech hub by partnering with others in the community to “lift up the whole ecosystem of Milwaukee.”

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Carroll honors Ericson, Guell for contributions in service

3/29/2019
Carroll University has announced Dr. Vickie Ericson, lecturer of physical therapy, is the faculty recipient of the Exemplary Contributions in Service Award; Lydia Guell, assistant director of career services, is the staff recipient.

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End of Play

2/18/2019
Researchers say many children today suffer from a play deficit. We take a look at why that matters.

Sue Lewis in her office

Office Hours: Sue Lewis

2/11/2019
We visit the office of Sue Lewis, professor of biology and marine biology at Carroll.

Alumnus Michael Morgan '98

Alumnus appears on "Manifest"

2/5/2019
Fans of NBC's "Manifest" will enjoy the talents of Carroll alumnus Michael Dean Morgan '98, who will appear in the February 11 episode.

James Hischke '01 and Dimas Ocampo '01

40 Under 40 includes two Pioneers

2/5/2019
When the Milwaukee Business Journal recognizes its annual 40 Under 40 award winners for 2019, two Carroll Pioneers - both from the Class of 2001 - will be among the recipients.

Massimo Rondolino

Professor's book honored

10/26/2018
A book by a Carroll University professor has been recognized for excellence by the Society for Buddhist Christian studies.

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Faces of Carroll

10/21/2018
The images and stories that came out of “(in)sight: a portrait project” create a vivid portrait of the Carroll community

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Career connection

10/20/2018
Psychology alumnus builds a bridge to workplace for Carroll students

Carroll student with students at the Hawthorne Lab School

Hawthorne Lab School

5/25/2018
Carroll's education department begins a lab school partnership with Waukesha public schools.

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Carroll CSI

5/22/2018
Carroll University's forensics program proves worth investigating.

Tiger at the Milwaukee County Zoo

Zoological Research

1/26/2018
Carroll students go to the source to study animal behavior for research projects at Milwaukee County Zoo.

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Reacting to the Past

1/25/2018
Innovative teaching methodology has student role-playing historic events.

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Research at Prairie Springs

9/22/2017
Two recent graduates trade their gowns for lab coats and head back to Prairie Springs Environmental Education Center and Greene Field Station to continue their research.

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Carroll's new cadaver lab

9/22/2017
Day one in Carroll's new cadaver lab in the Michael and Mary Jaharis Science Laboratories building.

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Rodent tales

6/1/2017
In Carroll's animal behavior lab, the lucky rats are just tickled.

Therapeutic abilities clinic

Therapeutic Abilities Clinic

2/1/2017
Out in the community, Carroll health science students learn the role of the human touch in health care.

Alumni polka band

Pioneer polka band

9/2/2016
These Carroll alumni are marching to their own (polka) beat.

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