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.
Madison, Wis. (September 30, 2015) – Edgewood College is pleased to present the Innovation in Healthcare Summit: Creating Partnerships for Health . This annual conference takes place from 8:30 am – 1:00 pm, Saturday October 24, 2015, at Edgewood College.
Madison, Wis. (September 28, 2015) – Edgewood College is pleased to welcome back to campus Curtis Chin, for a screening and discussion of his new film Tested. The documentary film explores issues around education, opportunity and race in the U.S.
The Edgewood College men’s golf team has placed themselves among the nation’s academically elite golf programs. The Eagles were one of just 24 teams nationwide, and one of only eight NCAA Division III programs to receive the 2015 President’s Special Recognition from the Golf Coaches Association of America.
Beginning Monday, Sept. 21, and each day of Pope Francis’s historic visit to the United States, Edgewood College will join institutions across the country by turning to the same page of The Saint John’s Bible Heritage Edition . This simple act will be a rich symbol of unity and hospitality, as the College joins schools, churches, libraries and hospitals in “Illuminating the Mission: 7 Days – 7 Pages.”
Madison, Wis. (September 10, 2015) – Edgewood College is honored to host its third annual Sister Rose Thering, O.P. event on Thursday, October 8, 2015, beginning at 5:30 pm in Washburn Heritage Room, Regina Hall. Hannah Rosenthal and David Bossman will lead a special dinner program.