Madison, Wis. (February 4, 2016) – Edgewood College is honored to host Richard Blanco, an internationally recognized poet and storyteller, as the 2016 Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellow. Mr. Blanco will be on campus from February 22-25, 2016.
Junior Ethnic Studies major Cheikh Sarr is an active member of the Edgewood College Community Scholars program . In addition to his studies, he’s also active in various clubs and volunteer organizations on campus.
Under the bright lights of the Diane Ballweg Theatre stage on a cold Thursday night in January, thirty-two cast and crew members are working with David Frank, former producing artistic director of American Players Theatre in Spring Green, Wisconsin. As they prepare for the February 26 opening of Bertholt Brecht’s The Caucasian Chalk Circle , students are connecting with a director whose professional theatre experience helped APT become recognized as the “best classical theatre company in America” (Wall Street Journal).
Madison, Wis. (January 27, 2016) – Edgewood College is pleased invite Greater Madison to attend the lecture Multisensory Perception: The Brain’s Original Hack . This insightful exploration, delivered by Assistant Professor of Psychology Ferrinne Spector takes place from 6:00 – 7:00 pm, Monday, February 8, 2016, in Anderson Auditorium on campus . There is no admission charge. The lecture is being recorded by Wisconsin Public Television and will become part of the “University Place” series.
Recently, the College hosted nursing alum on campus, welcomed new alumni at commencement, reconnected with Washington, D.C. area alum, and helped celebrate 15 years of the School of Education's Doctoral program.
Julia Carey, a Communications Studies major from Middleton, Wis., is currently an intern in the College’s Athletic Communications Office. And she is well-qualified. Over the summer, she enjoyed an internship with FOX Sports North, living and working in the Twin Cities.
Madison, Wis. (January 12, 2016) – Edgewood College is pleased to announce that the Henry Predolin School of Nursing has been awarded a $42,000 grant from Bader Philanthropies, Inc. to develop a statewide collaborative among Wisconsin schools of nursing to address aging and dementia.
Madison, Wis. (January 7, 2016) – Edgewood College has been awarded the designation of a Top School in the 2016 Military Advanced Education & Transition Guide to Colleges & Universities, measuring best practices in military and veteran education. The Guide was released in late December and is available online at www.mae-kmi.com .
On the far northeast corner of campus, a group of faculty and students is putting the idea of sustainability into reality. On a crisp November morning, Senior Environmental Science major Ben Pratscher and associate professor Tim Kuhman, along with several other students, planted roughly 1,500 garlic cloves that will be harvested in the spring and used in both dining areas on campus. The garden, mostly hidden from view by a number of trees on either side, complements the existing hoop house adjacent to Dominican Hall, which grows salad greens and spinach.
The Edgewood College athletics department is pleased to announce that five former Eagles have been selected for induction into the Edgewood College Hall of Fame . Baseball player Matt Hill (1999-2002), women's soccer player Meghan Magner (1998-2001), women's basketball player Megan Scheele (2005-09), men's soccer player Nathan Selk (1993-96) and volleyball player Tara Zuhlsdorf (1991-94) will be inducted in a ceremony on April 22, 2016 in Madison.
Edgewood College is pleased to announce that the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) has granted their maximum five-year accreditation to the Henry Predolin School of Nursing for its new Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program.
Studying in Eastern Europe has been an extraordinary experience for senior Sam Wendt. After leaving Wisconsin in late September, she landed in Warsaw, Poland to teach English, before beginning classes at Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic.
Madison, Wis. (December 2, 2015) – Edgewood College is one of only six institutions in the country to be named to the Sustainable Endowments Institute “Best of Green Revolving Investment Tracking System 2015” list.
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 is Giving Tuesday , a global day dedicated to giving back. On this day, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give. To celebrate, we’re trying something new, and we want you to join us.
Dan Oryall ’10 has translated his student athlete experience at Edgewood College into success professionally, and then some. Oryall was a standout on the Eagle Cross Country and Track teams, and in 2010, he received his BS in Biochemistry. Shortly thereafter, he began graduate study at UW-Madison to become a Physician’s Assistant. In 2012, he began working fulltime as a General Surgery PA with Dean/St. Mary’s Hospital in Madison. Today, he competes as a triathlete. He began racing in triathlons while at the College, as a way to supplement his cross country and track training.
Alex Haunty, a student at Edgewood College, has been named the ‘Young Philanthropist of the Year’ by the Madison chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals. Haunty was honored at today’s National Philanthropy Day luncheon at the Overture Center in Madison.
Madison, Wis. (November 11, 2015) – Edgewood College has joined a national effort to ‘Greenlight a Vet’ by placing a green light in one of the exterior fixtures on campus. The fixture, which is next to the College parking shuttle stop, will remain a green light at least through the end of the semester.