• Thursday, Aug 10, 2023

Edgewood College Offers Innovative Answer to Teacher Shortage

Madison, Wis. (August 10, 2023) – Edgewood College is offering an innovative solution to the teacher shortage in Wisconsin, and school districts are listening. The College has launched an Accelerated Teacher Residency program in recent months, and to date more than twenty school districts, including many from Dane County, have signed on, with more on the way.
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  • Wednesday, Jul 5, 2023

Thanatology Program Director Named ADEC Academic Educator of the Year

Madison, Wis. (July 5, 2023) – The Association for Death Education and Counseling (ADEC) recognizes Thanatology professionals for their commitment to the field and advancing the study of dying, death, and bereavement. Janet McCord, Ph.D., F.T., received their “Academic Educator of the Year” award at the annual conference in Columbus, Ohio. The academic educator award honors an individual with expertise in the field of dying, death, and bereavement as demonstrated by advanced academic degrees, professional honors, awards, and other contributions.
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  • Thursday, Jun 29, 2023

President Manion Offers Statement on Affirmative Action Decision

Madison, Wis. (June 29, 2023) – "Edgewood College is committed to welcoming students and employees of all races, religions, and ethnicities. We do not take racial designations into account in our admissions process, nor in our hiring process," President Andrew Manion said.
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  • Thursday, Jun 15, 2023

Ehrhart ‘23 Blazes Path to Success

Madison, Wis. (June 15, 2023) - Looking for a college that nurtured her academic needs and fueled her desire to compete, Rachel Ehrhart ’23 was drawn to Edgewood College. A high-achieving student and a cross country standout, she carved her own lane as a high school student-athlete. She qualified to run at the state championship during her high school career. This hard work opened many doors of future opportunity.
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  • Wednesday, May 24, 2023

Justice is Evidence of Hope

Madison, Wis. (May 24, 2023) - While some of their peers flocked to white, sandy beaches during spring break, four Edgewood College students took part in a border immersion experience that would radically challenge, and change, their definition of justice.
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  • Wednesday, May 10, 2023

College Celebrates Commencement

Madison, Wis. (May 10, 2023) –Edgewood College will honor more than two hundred and fifty candidates for both undergraduate and graduate degrees during two outdoor Commencement ceremonies on campus on Saturday, May 13, 2023.
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  • Thursday, May 4, 2023

Ken Kavajacz Honored with Underkofler Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award

Madison, Wis. (May 4, 2023) – Dr. Ken Kavajacz has been honored with the 2023 Underkofler Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award at Edgewood College. “You will never find Dr. Kavajacz in his office when he is not teaching,” Victoria Palmisano, Associate Dean for Business, Communications, and Innovation, said. “He’s most often found in Wingra Commons, where he works on his courses and grading, and ensures that he is available for students to ask for help.”
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  • Thursday, Apr 20, 2023

College Responds to Cardinal Stritch Announcement

Madison, Wis. (April 20, 2023) – Edgewood College is responding to students affected by the recent announcement that Cardinal Stritch University will close this year at the end of the spring semester.​ “This hits close to home both literally, as they are only about 90 miles from here, and symbolically, as they are a fellow WAICU institution,” President Andrew Manion, said.
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  • Monday, Mar 6, 2023

Henry J. Predolin Foundation Gifts $1,165,000 for Scholarships

Madison, Wis. (March 6, 2023) – Henry J. Predolin Foundation is pleased to announce a grant of $1,165,000 to Edgewood College. This grant—a record high amount among their 15 years of annual grants to the College—will provide scholarships for approximately 166 students—incoming first-year, upper-level, and transfer students to Edgewood College.​
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  • Tuesday, Jan 31, 2023

College Identifies Key Partner for Future Students, Programs

Madison, Wis. (January 31, 2023) – Edgewood College has entered into a business partnership with upGrad, a global leader in online higher education. The partnership gives Edgewood College access to upGrad’s expertise in emerging technologies in online education, and will enable the College to expand the work begun by the Dominican Sisters of Sinsinawa in the Fall of 1927, the first year Edgewood Junior College began educating students.
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  • Friday, Jan 27, 2023

New Nursing Degree Program Launched With UW-Whitewater at Rock County

Madison, Wis. (January 27, 2023) – Residents of southeastern Wisconsin will now have an opportunity to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing while remaining in the region. A unique new program brings the Nursing program at Edgewood College to the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater at Rock County campus, complete with a full faculty, clinical coordination expertise, and an innovative curriculum that integrates classroom instruction with hands-on clinical and simulation experiences.
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  • Friday, Jan 13, 2023

Annual MLK Tribute and Celebration Returns in 2023

Madison, Wis. (January 13, 2023) - After a hiatus one year ago, the the Annual MLK Tribute and Celebration has returned for 2023. The event is hosted by Jonathan Overby ’03, MA ’09, Ed.D. ’11, a distinguished alum of Edgewood College.
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  • Thursday, Dec 8, 2022

Ruth Foundation for the Arts Makes Major Gift to Edgewood College

Madison, Wis. (December 8, 2022) – Ruth Foundation for the Arts (Ruth Arts) has announced a grant of $75,000 to Edgewood College for Ernest Hüpeden’s Painted Forest Art Environment in Valton, Wisconsin. This grant, as part of their total $11.5 million in gifts to 138 arts organizations this fall, came from the new Ruth DeYoung Kohler (RDK) Legacy Fund.
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