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NHVP continues to make a difference

NHVP continues to make a difference

Katelyn Black, Lifestyle Editor

February 25, 2019

The idea for the UW-Whitewater Nursing Home Visitation Program (NHVP) started years ago when a student came to Dr. Clifford O’Beirne, a then school psychologist, looking for extra credit by visiting a nursing home. Now, 43 years later, that idea has transformed into a program with a total of 5,000 ...

Helping 186 lives

Helping 186 lives

Shannan Lojeski, Assistant News Editor

September 18, 2018

The National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS) hosted a blood drive Sept. 10 and collected sixty-two pints of blood. American Red Cross organization facilitated and sponsored the event. The blood collected from students, faculty and community members will go to 186 people in need. The NSLS org...

UW-W students take part in annual volunteer project

UW-W students take part in annual volunteer project

Brad Allen, Managing Editor

April 30, 2018

Hundreds of UW-Whitewater students rallied after the Spring Splash festivities last weekend to participate in a clean-up effort throughout the City of Whitewater and the City of Janesville. Make A Difference Day, an annual volunteering event sponsored by Career & Leadership Development, is focused on ...

Collegiate pets

Collegiate pets

January 21, 2015

The advantages and disadvantages of owning pets while attending college. Jan. 21, 2015 By Vesna Brajkovic Pets are huge part of the American culture, so much so that a family just doesn’t seem complete without a furry friend in tow. But how does pet ownership translate into the college...

A thriving ‘center’ of the University: The UW-Whitewater Children’s Center serves student and faculty families, and trains future teachers, too

October 23, 2014

Oct. 22, 2014 By Vesna Brajkovic In the depths of the Roseman Building there’s a school within a school, catering to a set of students who bring a new meaning to the word ‘nontraditional.’ The UW-Whitewater Children’s Center is am accredited year-round school and care center for children...

Volunteers bring animal joy

November 20, 2012

  UW-Whitewater senior Samantha Robinson acts as a voice for animals who can’t speak on their own behalf. Robinson’s work at The Humane Society of Jefferson County has given abandoned animals much needed love and attention. “Even though some of these animals are hurting, they ...

S.A.G.E. teaches ‘living green’

October 31, 2012

  On Wednesday, October 24th, student organization S.A.G.E (Students Allied for a Greener Earth), participated in Campus Sustainability Day.  The group gathered seeds from the various plants throughout campus and also ‘upcycled’ old t-shirts into bags and scarfs. According to president Pa...

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