Monday, February 18, 2013
UW-Whitewater had 760 people graduate during its Dec. 15 commencement ceremony.
Students received degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater during the winter commencement celebration on Dec. 15, including the following local students: The registrar's office lists 760 December graduates from UW-Whitewater's four colleges and the School of Graduate Studies and Continuing Education. That reflects 234 graduates from the College of Letters and Sciences, 177 from the College of Business and Economics, 151 from the College of Education and Professional Studies, 93 from the College of Arts and Communication and 105 receiving master's degrees.
Saturday, February 9, 2013
Waukesha college students playing at top music venue.
Editor's Note: The following information was provided to Waukesha Patch via a news release from UW-Whitewater. When it comes to performance venues, it doesn't get much bigger than this. Student musicians at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater have been invited to play at Carnegie Hall, the prestigious concert auditorium in New York City. "This opportunity pushes us into the top tier of wind band programs," said Glenn Hayes, conductor and professor of music. "Carnegie Hall is one of the most renowned performance sites in the entire world, especially for classical music. The stage is legendary. I could not be more proud of how students have worked." These 54 students, who make up the Symphonic Wind Ensemble at UW-Whitewater, will perform …
Sunday, November 11, 2012
Waukesha musicians took first place in UW-Whitewater talent show.
Local Waukesha musicians Matthew Schwanke and Lukas Hale, both 2012 graduates of Waukesha North High School, participated in UW-Whitewater's Talent Show last Thursday and won first place, performing a comedic-musical performance of the hit song Gangnam Style. Gangnam Style, a South Korean pop single, has made the charts in America after its release earlier this year.
Friday, October 12, 2012
These Waukesha college students are taking on leadership skills as resident assistants at the UW-Whitewater campus.
Each residence hall on the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater campus is welcoming not only new students, but also a new staff of resident assistants to help on-campus residents with everything from homework to social living. "Students selected for the RA position are simply the best of the best. They excel both academically and socially," said Trelana Daniel, an assistant director of residence life. There are 122 resident assistants, including: In addition to the position, they have to juggle school, athletics and extracurricular activities on top of their regular class schedule. To hold the position, applicants must have a strong academic record and complete a number of interviews with their peers and faculty members. "A position like …