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UW-W alumna gives back

Katelyn Black, Lifestyle Editor

September 9, 2019

Being a single mother and attending college is a hard combination to find balance between. But it was exactly this idea that inspired Laura Lawrence, with the help of her daughter, Reagan, to create a scholarship for single mothers attending UW-Whitewater full time. The scholarship will award one single ...

UW-W alumnus spreads international awareness

Kelsey Moyer, Staff Reporter

April 8, 2019

UW-W alumnus Jack Ross is set to represent the university as he makes his way into the top 12 finalists with his submission to the International Teach English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) Academy. The TEFL is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, and is responsible for certifying over 6,000 various indiv...

Alumna lands job as school principal

Shannan Lojeski, Assistant News Editor

September 24, 2018

Johnson Creek Elementary welcomed University of Wisconsin Whitewater alumna Melissa Enger as the new principal this fall. As a student in the Johnson Creek School District, Enger watched and experienced the impact that her elementary and high school teachers had on herself and other students. After gradua...

Warhawk alumna strives to change political landscape

Warhawk alumna strives to change political landscape

March 18, 2018

Cassie Steiner is working to change the landscape in politics today. The 2015 graduate of UW-Whitewater’s international studies major hopes to become a politician and continue to bring women into a political picture that she describes as being currently dominated by men. “I think like many...

UW-Whitewater alumna wins Ms. Wheelchair Wisconsin

April 25, 2012

“Its not who you think you are that holds you back, it’s who you think you’re not.” That’s the platform Amy Bleile addressed that led her to winning Ms. Wheelchair Wisconsin. Amy Bleile graduated in 2010 from UW-Whitewater earning her masters in special education and social work at th...

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