UW-Waukesha's summer musical will be Oliver.
Saturday, May 4, 2013
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
It is the first time the University of Wisconsin Colleges has been accredited to offer a bachelor’s degree.
The University of Wisconsin-Waukesha is one of six campuses that will offer a new bachelor of applied arts and sciences degree completion program in the fall of 2013. It is the first time the University of Wisconsin Colleges has been accredited to offer a bachelor’s degree, according to a news release. The University of Wisconsin Colleges received approval from the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). HLC evaluators visited all UW Colleges campuses and UW Colleges Online in November and met with faculty, staff, students, administrators and stakeholders, according to a release. UW Colleges also received continuing accreditation to offer the Associate of Arts and Science degree. The accreditation process assures students that the institution …
Saturday, February 16, 2013
Congratulations to these students who scored high honors during the fall semester.
The following local residents were among 227 students named to the fall 2012 semester dean's list at the University of Wisconsin-Waukesha by Dean/CEO Harry Muir: Honors are awarded on three levels. To receive highest honors, a student must earn a 4.0 (or straight A) grade-point average (GPA) in the semester's work. High honors are awarded to students who achieve a GPA between 3.99 and 3.75, and honors students earn between 3.74 and 3.5 GPA.
Monday, February 4, 2013
A 28-year-old Glendale woman, already charged with her second drunken driving offense, is accused of bringing alcohol, prescription medication and a knife to a victim impact panel, according to a criminal complaint.
A 28-year-old Glendale woman is accused of attending a victim impact panel at UW-Waukesha while under the influence of a narcotic, creating a disturbance after police located alcohol, a prescription pill and a knife on her, according to a criminal complaint. Elizabeth A. Austin was charged Wednesday with bail jumping, carrying a concealed weapon, resisting an officer and disorderly conduct. She faces up to 30 months in jail and $31,000 if convicted of the four misdemeanor charges. Online court records show Austin is on bail for a second drunken driving offense that was charged in December 2011. According to the criminal complaint: Austin was attending a victim impact panel at 7 p.m. Nov. 14 at UW-Waukesha with about 100 other people in a …
Sunday, November 18, 2012
Congratulations to these local students who were awarded scholarships at the University of Wisconsin-Waukesha's recent Honors & Achievements Banquet.
Local students were awarded scholarships at the University of Wisconsin-Waukesha's recent Honors & Achievements Banquet. UW-Waukesha UW–Waukesha has the largest enrollment among the 13 UW Colleges campuses with more than 2,000 students. These freshman/sophomore campuses and UW Colleges Online comprise the UW Colleges. They offer an associate of arts and sciences degree and prepare students of all ages and backgrounds for baccalaureate and professional programs. In addition, UW-Waukesha offers several collaborative bachelor's degrees through UW-Milwaukee and UW-Oshkosh.
Thursday, August 23, 2012
These area students plan to attend UW-Waukesha this fall.
Local students have enrolled at the UW-Waukesha for the fall 2012 semester.
Monday, June 25, 2012
Joe Foy, a former assistant professor of political science, will begin the new position Aug. 1. The former associate dean at UW-Waukesha passed away.
University of Wisconsin-Waukesha Dean/CEO Harry Muir has announced that Joe Foy will be the college’s new associate dean. Foy, who previously served as an associate professor of political science at UW-Waukesha before leaving last academic year to teach at UW-Parkside, will start Aug. 1. “Joe brings incredible energy and leadership skills to the position,” Muir said. “Since Joe is returning to the campus, he will be able to ‘hit the ground running’ upon his start date.” Foy said he was excited to return to UW-Waukesha and is optimistic about the great work being done on campus. “We have wonderful staff and faculty who are among the very best in the UW System and a terrific community for students of all backgrounds to come to learn and earn…
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Suspect, 17, has sexually explicit conversation with 12-year-old girl he then discusses meeting up with for sex, according to criminal complaint.
A 17-year-old camp counselor is facing charges after he allegedly tried to put together a sexual rendezvous with a 12-year-old girl, according to a criminal complaint. Joshua T. Thompson was charged in Waukesha County Circuit Court on Friday with one count of child enticement. If convicted, he faces up to 25 years in prison and $100,000 in fines. According to the criminal complaint: On June 13, Thompson contacted the girl via Facebook and had a five-hour conversation with her that turned sexually explicit. He eventually told the girl — who he met while being a counselor at Camp Whitcomb – he would have sex with her as long as she would promise to “keep it on the down low.” Thompson then told the girl he would pick her up, but she said she …
Friday, May 18, 2012
Local residents were among 136 students to receive their associate's degree at the University of Wisconsin-Waukesha's spring commencement on Thursday.
Saturday, May 12, 2012
Samantha Below honored for essay about her grandfather.