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Devontae Sisk, Wisconsin Collegiate DECA State President, poses for a picture at the International Career Development Conference in Atlanta, Georgia in March after earning his new title as president.
Collegiate DECA state president represents UW-W with pride
October 11, 2020

University students are always encouraged to join organizations that can help improve their future. Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) helps students make connections in the professional world...

DECA gives back this holiday season

DECA collects toys for Giving Tree event
December 9, 2019

‘Tis the season of giving, and student organization DECA is giving back to the community this year by hosting its annual Giving Tree Toy Drive in Hyland Hall. The toy drive is in partnership with Ronald...

DECA gives back

November 11, 2019

As Halloween comes to a close and November pushes forward, some student organizations are already making plans for the holiday season. For one student organization, DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of...

UW-Whitewater DECA dominates international competition

UW-Whitewater DECA dominates international competition
May 6, 2019

UW-Whitewater’s spectacular DECA season was capped off on April 14th in Washington D.C. at the International Career Development Conference as 35 students representing the university won a combined 88...

University organizations give back

photo by Julia Graff / Assistant Photo Editor
November 28, 2018

With the season of giving in full swing, some organizations found it to be the perfect opportunity to give back. For DECA, that meant collecting toys for those less fortunate. “We love to help those...

Lock-up event raises money for summer camp

The “jailbirds” sit at a table while trying convince fundraiser patrons to donate funds for the cause.
November 10, 2015

By Sidney Birkett Nov. 11, 2015 Usually releasing “jailbirds” doesn’t help send children to camp, but  the money raised at a lock-up hosted by Delta Zeta and DECA on Thurs., Nov. 5 did....

Student org funding finalized for 2014-15

November 20, 2013

Nov. 20, 2013 By Lucas Wimmer Every student who pays tuition at UW-Whitewater also pays Segregated University Fees, which is something that not all students might be aware of. A portion of every...

Wearing heels for hope: Walk A Mile In Her Shoes promotes sexual assault awareness

Wearing heels for hope: Walk A Mile In Her Shoes promotes sexual assault awareness
May 1, 2013

Men in high-heeled shoes are not a typical sight on the UW-Whitewater campus, but on Wednesday, April 24, men and women from the campus and community put on the tallest shoes they could find and walked...

‘The Element’ opens new showroom

April 11, 2012

The new student housing complex “The Element” is close to completion. “Progress has been going very well,” CatCon LLC Developer Andy Ream said. “We’re going to be done the first week of...

UW-W DECA chapter sends 19 students to International Conference

March 21, 2012

Earlier this month, the UW-Whitewater DECA chapter took home several awards in the Wisconsin State Career Development Conference and qualified for competitions at the International Conference in Salt Lake...

DECA fundraises for Autism

February 22, 2012

On the brink of competing at the state conference, the UW-Whitewater DECA chapter has begun to strengthen its résumé for the chapter of the year award. The chapter of the year award is granted...

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