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Carter '79 Honored with Public Service Award

11/18/2019
Dorval R. Carter Jr. ‘79, chair of the Carroll board of trustees and president of the Chicago Transit Authority, has been named 2019 Motorola Solutions Foundation Excellence in Public Service Award honoree by The Civic Federation.

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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.

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Celebrate Veterans Day 2019

11/7/2019
In celebration of Veterans Day, Carroll will be hosting several events and activities across campus.

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We Want to #CURespect

11/4/2019
Join us Wednesday, Nov. 6 in the Campus Center lobby to celebrate Respect at Carroll University

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.

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Philanthropist, Longtime Board Member P.E. MacAllister Dies

10/24/2019
We are saddened to report that Pershing Edwin (P.E.) MacAllister, whose insight, generosity and hard work created a remarkable legacy at Carroll University, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in Indianapolis, Indiana, at age 101.

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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.

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Operation Chemo Comfort

10/2/2019
Alumna Kelsey Lexow ’04 strives to make a difference in cancer patients’ lives.

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Professor Places Third in "Hardest" Ironman

9/25/2019
On May 25, Dr. Lenny Ramsey, an assistant professor of physical therapy, finished third in what’s been called the toughest Ironman race in the world: the Lanzarote in Spain.

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For Christ and Learning

9/17/2019
The Rev. Elizabeth McCord pauses to reflect on the lessons we can learn from a tempest's wrath after severe weather struck campus on June 27, 2019

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.

Curt Culver to Speak at Carroll University

8/29/2019
Curt Culver, non-executive chairman of MGIC Investment Corporation, will speak at Carroll University’s Executive in Residence Series 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24, in the Stackner Ballroom.   His career spans more than 40 years in the private mortgage insurance industry, including 33 years at MGIC. In addition, he serves on the boards of several companies, including Culver’s Franchising Systems. He will discuss the importance of happiness and balance in life while sharing leadership lessons learned at MGIC and Culver’s restaurants.   Individuals are asked to RSVP to Kelly Sykes.

Dr. Bettina Love to Appear at Carroll Sept. 25

8/29/2019
Dr. Bettina Love, an associate professor in the department of educational theory and practice at the University of Georgia, will speak from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, in Shattuck Auditorium. Drawing on personal stories, research, and historical events, Dr. Love will discuss a vision of educational justice inspired by the rebellious spirit and methods of abolitionists, based on her book “We Want to do More Than Survive.” Her research, teaching, and service focus on understanding, contextualizing, and deconstructing the formal and informal educational experiences of marginalized youth. Her work is informed by critical pedagogy, critical race theory and black feminism with an aim to create innovative pedagogical practices through the use of non-traditional educational curricula (e.g., hip hop-based education, critical media literacy, hip hop feminism and popular culture).

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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.

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Student earns Gilman study-abroad scholarship

7/24/2019
Jasmin Palacios, a Carroll student double-majoring in nursing and Spanish, has been chosen as one of nearly 1,000 American undergraduate students nationwide to receive the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship.

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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.

CU in the Workplace One-Year bloopers

CU in the Workplace | Bloopers

7/12/2019
With a year's worth of alumni interviews, we managed a lot of laughs and a few outtakes. Here we share our CU in the Workplace Year One Bloopers edition.

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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A Different View of Campus

6/7/2019
A thrilling aerial tour of campus that showcases the filmmaking talents of Carroll University student Michael Mirkes ’22.

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Hastad Hall Wins People’s Choice Award

6/6/2019
The people have spoken. Hastad Hall has won a People’s Choice award from the U.S. Green Building Council Wisconsin. Votes were cast on Facebook and during an event held by the USGBCW June 6.

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Community Care

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

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Tackling "Tartuffe"

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

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Hastad Hall wins award of excellence

5/28/2019
Carroll University‘s Doug and Nancy Hastad Hall won a U.S. Green Building Council Wisconsin Award of Excellence in the “Innovative Design, New Construction” category.

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Office Hours: Tony Aker

5/26/2019
We visit the office of Tony Aker, offensive coordinator of Carroll's football team.

Alumnus Alfonso Morales '92

Interview with Alfonso Morales '92

5/24/2019
Alumnus Alfonso Morales '92 shared his thoughts and life wisdom with the Class of 2019 as this year's commencement keynote speaker.

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The graduation speech I never gave

5/24/2019
"The Graduation Speech I Never Gave" hopes to share a message with anyone who ever contemplated going back to school: I did it. You can, too!

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.

Senior speaker Shannon Zogran '19

Senior speaker Shannon Zogran '19

5/23/2019
Senior speaker Shannon Zogran '19 encouraged the Class of 2019 to engage in a pioneering spirit to not “waste a day doing something you do not love” but to “make sure to help some people, or even a lot of people along the way.”

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.”

Rob and alumna Maureen (Miller) Pritchard '07

Pioneer prankster goes viral

4/5/2019
Maureen (Miller) Pritchard’s ’07 video Facebook post and four simple words, “I got him good!” on April Fool’s Day became a viral sensation after she loaded six months’ worth of Amazon boxes in front of her house to trick her husband into thinking she’d gone on a bit of a shopping spree.

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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.

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Carroll University at Night

2/16/2019
A modern university runs 24/7. Photographer Kyle Zehr captured the late nights and early mornings of those who make it work.

Ray Pierce playing in a basketball game against Marquette University

Driven to Succeed

2/13/2019
Men's Basketball team member Ray Pierce embodies the Pioneer athletic tradition

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.

Alumna Natalie Silverstein

The Case for College

1/24/2019
Carroll University alumna Natalie Silverstein '15 shares her thoughts on the importance of a college degree.

Alumni couple Marv and Mary Farwell

Alumni couple finds family fun in show dogs

11/12/2018
Marv ’57 and Mary ’58 (Rickert) Farwell found their love of Flat Coat Retrievers became a great conversation starter with tales told of their award-winning show dogs.

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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.

Kate Gentry

Two Students Donate Bone Marrow

10/25/2018
A pair of Pioneers donated bone marrow after learning about the process during a registration drive sponsored by student organization Love Your Melon

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Summer at Carroll

10/24/2018
It’s summer. Commencement is past. The folding chairs have been removed from Main Lawn. The residence halls have been aired out. And the campus falls quiet...

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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

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For Christ and Learning

10/19/2018
The Rev. Elizabeth McCord writes about making space for our spiritual wellness.

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For Christ and Learning

5/30/2018
The Rev. Elizabeth McCord writes about an Alternative Spring Break trip – one of many ways Carroll students serve the community.

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Mystery Worm Book

5/26/2018
It's a religious book of sorts, but this ancient book from the library archives is a mystery itself.

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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.

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2,320 Miles of Service

5/21/2018
This Carroll alumna and her husband paddled the mighty Mississippi with a purpose–to help others.

Alumna Emily Gilles '18

Graduate bikes 4,160 miles to build houses

5/4/2018
Biking 4,160 miles through the hot summer is how Emily Gilles '18 looks forward to spending her first time as a new Carroll alumna while participating in the Bike and Build program.

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Alumna finds her voice as a romance novelist

2/2/2018
Brittainy C. Cherry '09 describes herself as a romance nerd. Now her love of love fills the pages of books with titles such as The Gravity of Us in her work as a romance novelist.


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Reasons we love Gert

1/30/2018
Gert Ullsperger has been a beloved Carroll employee for more than 50 years. Find out why.

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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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Thankful for Carrollu

11/22/2017
Happy Thanksgiving, Pioneers! To celebrate, we put together a list of things we’re thankful for at Carroll University.

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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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One last pint with Pokey

9/21/2017
Long-time Club 400 owner and Carroll alumnus, Dan "Pokey" Pokwinski '79, puts landmark business up for sale.

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Alumni Band

8/21/2017
Many alumni around Carroll and/or the Milwaukee music scene in the mid- to late-'80s may remember the energy of the band SPOW that soon evolved into F.S. Camels, headed by lead singer Mike Endrizzi '89, also a member of Phi Theta Pi.

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Book Club

8/19/2017
Story by Ethan Marse '17. Finding oneself at book club means a broadening of one’s perspective.

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Rodent tales

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

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Therapeutic Abilities Clinic

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

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Pioneer polka band

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

Jack Miller's Cabin

Alaskan pioneer

6/1/2016
Alumnus Jack Miller lives a true pioneer life in Alaska.

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State funding supports student teacher residency

2/20/2014
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction has presented Carroll University a three-year, $30,000 State Personnel Development grant for the Teacher Education Residency Model program.

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Carroll receives $40,294 federal grant

7/18/2011
Carroll University has received a $40,294 federal grant to provide financial aid to economically and environmentally disadvantaged students.

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Grant will support DPT scholarships

8/4/2010
Carroll University received grant funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to support scholarships for disadvantaged.

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