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College Works program draws mixed feelings

College Works program draws mixed feelings

Hannah Maes and Brad Allen

April 27, 2017

When it comes to College Works, a company that seeks student interns to manage teams to paint houses through summer programs, those whom have been involved in any capacity have mixed feelings. The Royal Purple spoke with several individuals in hopes of gathering various sources’ opinions on the c...

Morales’ mission: Latino success

Morales’ mission: Latino success

Brad Allen, Biz & Tech Editor

December 14, 2016

Lowering poverty levels among Latinos and increasing the number of Latino college students whom are hired before graduation are not simple tasks. But a UW-Whitewater student has made these two of his goals as part of his greater mission to help the Latino population succeed. UW-Whitewater senior Benjamin...

Looking through the Glassdoor

Looking through the Glassdoor

Brad Allen, Biz & Tech Editor

September 28, 2016

An online job-hunting service is offering a greatly reduced cost promotion to assist all local businesses in hiring advertising efforts. This gives both students and potential employers a new avenue to learn more about one another. Glassdoor is a user-generated company where both employers and employees...

Inner stillness, key to success

Inner stillness, key to success

October 6, 2015

  By Brad Allen October 7, 2015   The prospect of getting a job after graduation can be a daunting one; however, there are many resources on campus to help students develop themselves professionally and get started in their careers after college. UW-Whitewater’s Career and...

Student employment to be reconstructed

Student employment to be reconstructed

May 1, 2013

    Committee formed to promote on-campus jobs UW-Whitewater Provost Beverly Kopper attended an undergraduate research conference a few years ago. At the conference, a student presented thorough and interesting research. When Kopper asked the student what she planned to do with her r...

Diversity dinner offers etiquette lessons

Diversity dinner offers etiquette lessons

January 30, 2013

  UW-Whitewater’s Diversity Networking Program will be holding an etiquette dinner from 4 to 6 p.m. on Feb. 4 in the University Center.  The event is an opportunity for students who are multicultural, LGBTQ, disabled, interracial or involved with the military to develop skills, connect with...

Grads look toward post-college life

December 14, 2011

Transitioning to post-undergraduate life and the work force is quickly becoming a reality for the 692 students graduating from UW-Whitewater this weekend. Career and Leadership Development Director Ron Buchholz said undergraduate students express different levels of readiness in transitioning from...

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