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DECA gives back this holiday season

Brenda Echeverria, Staff Reporter

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 McDonald House Charities and it collects toys, gift cards, personal care products as well as nonper...

DECA gives back

Jessica Rawski, Biz & Tech Editor

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 America), the holiday season is a time for giving back, which is what was discussed in their Tues...

UW-Whitewater DECA dominates international competition

UW-Whitewater DECA dominates international competition

Dylan Piccolo, Biz & Tech Editor

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 awards in individual and team awards. The success of the group is right on par with the level of e...

University organizations give back

photo by Julia Graff / Assistant Photo Editor

Katelyn Black, Lifestyle 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 in need and positively impact the community, especially during the holiday season,” said Will...

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. The money was raised for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) by means of having “jailbird...

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 tuition payment is put toward these fees that fund student organizations. The organizations with...

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 to raise awareness about sexual assault. The event, known as Walk A Mile In Her Shoes, was hosted...

‘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 June.” A model room was opened Monday and an open house took place from 12-6 p.m. Ream said...

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 City. The organization will send 19 students to the International Conference in April. All 19...

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 based on civic consciousness, volunteer work and the general body of work by each chapter. The UW-Whitewater chapter has begun fundrais...

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