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.
Madison, Wis. (November 5, 2015) – Edgewood College has honored Ann Willits, O.P. and Jim Marchionda, O.P. with the 2015 Mazzuchelli Medallion. The awarding of the Samuel Mazzuchelli medallion recognizes those who cultivate intellectual and spiritual resources to empower others. The Medallion, one of the College’s most significant honors, is named for Fr. Samuel Mazzuchelli, who founded the Dominican Sisters of Sinsinawa.
Associate Professor of Philosophy Lisa King experienced new and fascinating insights on a summer trip to Senegal. Through the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE), King was able to join seven other educators from across the United States on a 10-day trip to the west African nation. Each morning, they listened in on lectures by local leaders and professors. In the afternoons they would travel and visit various historical sites.
Madison, Wis. (October 13, 2015) – A former death row inmate, now exonerated, will speak to students and Greater Madison about his experiences in the courtroom, behind bars, and now as a free citizen. The identity of the speaker is intentionally withheld, to maximize impact for students.
Samantha Wendt’s summer internship took her to unexpected places, but she still discovered a positive and rewarding experience. Sam, a native of Oregon, Wis., interned at the Manitowoc County Domestic Violence and Sexual Resource Center, working in every aspect of the non-profit organization. Her main duty was to simply talk with clients and help them in a variety of ways.