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UW-Whitewater Welcome Week 2015

September 16, 2015

By Alena Purpero Sept. 3, 2015 University of Wisconsin Whitewater kicks off the school year with Welcome Week, a UW-W tradition. After the freshmen class arrived on campus August 30, Club U Dub Dub events opened with the R U Purple rally, a run through Perkins Stadium and painting Warhawk Drive ...

Hawk Squad welcomes students

September 11, 2014

By Amanda Ramierz Sept. 10, 2014 They were the ones who greeted you with a smiling face as you walked on campus for the first time. They were the friendly helping hands during class registration at Plan-It Purple, the ones who aided you in painting Warhawk Drive purple during Club U-Dub-Dub, and...

Hawk Squad influences new students

February 20, 2014

  Feb. 20, 2014 by Amanda Ramirez   They were the ones who greeted you with a smiling face as you walked on campus for the first time. They were the friendly helping hands during class registration at Plan-it Purple. The ones who aided you in painting Warhawk Drive purple during...

Move-in day to see changes

Move-in day to see changes

October 30, 2013

By Lucas Wimmer   A change in the move-in date for freshmen will cause some changes on campus beginning in 2014. Freshmen will move into their dorms Sunday, Aug. 31, instead of the usual Thursday date. A number of issues brought up at the Oct. 23 Whitewater Student Government meeting...

UW-Whitewater excels at aiding new students

September 4, 2013

College is a one-time experience for most students, and the first few steps can be the most intimidating. New students know few others on campus, if any, and socializing with new people can be a difficult prospect when there are so many students on campus. College is an entirely different world for freshmen....

New Student Programs takes place of merged departments

September 19, 2012

  First year students can expect a new experience at UW-Whitewater this year with the creation of the New Student Programs department. The First Year Experience Program and Learning Communities have merged and newly hired Adrianna Guram will take the reins. Guram was selected as director...

Programs help freshmen ease into college

August 29, 2012

Hawk Squad member Brain Froemming knows what it’s like to be a freshman at UW-Whitewater. He knows the kind of stress you’re dealing with when it comes to making new friends, finding your way around campus and knowing how to get involved. That's why Froemming, a senior Resident Assistant, decided...

Freshman Do’s and Don’ts

August 29, 2012

Do's Acquaint yourself with D2L D2L, or Desire 2 Learn, is what a lot of your professors will use to post course news, grades, readings and assignments. D2L will become a go-to webpage for you, so the quicker you learn how to use it, the better. Ask your professor, RA, or an upperclassman to give you...

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