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Women who lead

Jake Klein, Journalist

March 9, 2020

The Women’s Issues Committee recognized the contributions of eleven “Women in Leadership” honorees at the annual Women’s History Month program, including Nayeli Govantes Alcantar. Govantes, a UW-Whitewater junior, is involved in numerous organizations on campus and has made an impact from the...

Employers help UW-W students leap into networking success

Makayla Fedler, Assistant Biz & Tech Editor

March 2, 2020

On Feb. 28, a group of employers came to the university to answer questions from both students and faculty about Liberal Education and America’s Promise and what students should have on their resume to help them hired before or after graduating college. LEAP was started in UW-Whitewater in 2010 and ha...

LEAP into student success

Olivia Storey, News Editor

November 18, 2019

The 2020 Liberal Education & America’s Promise initiative (LEAP) is approaching for UW-W students, and with it comes even greater opportunitites for students to make a difference on their campus. This year’s theme, “Supporting Student Success,” hopes to build on high impact practices tha...

LEAP workshops teach students, staff tools for success

January 21, 2019

During winter break, some students and staff took a unique opportunity to expand upon their own knowledge through the Liberal Education and America’s Promise run workshops held right on campus. The organization, also known as LEAP, focuses on empowering students and giving students the necessary too...

Campus program advocates LEAP initiative

March 7, 2012

UW-Whitewater utilized Leap Day by hosting an event showcasing the Liberal Education and America’s Promise initiative. LEAP, a national effort launched by the Association of American Colleges & Universities, was on display from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m throughout the University Center. Chan...

LEAP looks to prepare students for future careers

February 29, 2012

A group is hoping to capitalize on Leap Day by hosting several programs to help students better prepare their knowledge and skills for future careers. Liberal Education and America’s Promise is a national effort to develop learning and teaching. Events will be held from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in...

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