NOW:53207:USA00949
http://widgets.journalinteractive.com/cache/JIResponseCacher.ashx?duration=5&url=http%3A%2F%2Fdata.wp.myweather.net%2FeWxII%2F%3Fdata%3D*USA00949
66°
H ° L °
Partly Cloudy | 7MPH

Alverno College hosts free one-day conference as part of its 125th anniversary homecoming celebration

Sept. 28, 2012

A free, one-day general education conference highlighting how women’s education has influenced change will be held Friday, October 5 from 8:30 a.m. – 7 p.m. The conference is part of Alverno College’s homecoming celebration and year-long recognition of its 125th anniversary. Highlights of the conference include a variety of hands-on sessions led by Alverno faculty, students, staff and alumnae, as well as members of the community.
In addition to seminars on various topics pertaining to women, participants will have the chance to take part in several art projects, one of which is the Empty Bowls Project. Faculty will be on hand to help guests create a bowl, which will in turn benefit programs that feed the area’s hungry. Visitors can also be a part of Alverno by having their portrait taken. These portraits will be used to create one giant Alverno photograph. Participants will also have the opportunity to create a small image with oil pastels on canvas.
Music will take center stage from 1 p.m.-2 p.m. as professional musicians, many of them Alverno alumnae, perform in Reiman Plaza. There are also two concurrent art exhibits. “Places I Have Visited – A Global Photo Menagerie” features photography from around the world exhibited by Alverno faculty and staff. The exhibit is on display in the Kellogg Gallery, and there will be an opening reception from 3 p.m.-5 p.m. “Be a Part of History: 125 Years of Alverno Art” is an alumnae exhibit, and will be on display in the Art and Cultures Gallery. The opening reception will be from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. For more information on the conference, or to register, please go to http://www.alverno.edu/conference/.

About Alverno College
Alverno College, a four-year independent, Catholic, liberal arts college for women, exists to promote the personal and professional development of its students. The college has earned accolades and respect internationally for its highly effective ability-based, assessment-as-learning approach to education, and has consulted with three U.S. presidential administrations on accountability and outcomes in higher education. For two years in a row, Alverno College was ranked first in the Midwest for doing “the best job of educating undergrads” by U.S. News & World Report. Educators from throughout the world visit Alverno to learn about its proven, student-centered teaching methods.
Alverno offers more than 35 major program areas of study, including graduate programs in education, nursing, community psychology and business that are open to women and men. For more information about Alverno, visit our Web site at www.alverno.edu or call 414-382-6100.

This site uses Facebook comments to make it easier for you to contribute. If you see a comment you would like to flag for spam or abuse, click the "x" in the upper right of it. By posting, you agree to our Terms of Use.

Suburban News Roundup

E-mail Newsletter

Your link to the biggest stories in the suburbs delivered Thursday mornings.


Enter your e-mail address above and click "Sign Up Now!" to begin receiving your e-mail newsletter
Get the Newsletter!

Login or Register to manage all your newsletter preferences.

Community Watch

» Fast start leads Homestead baseball team into state finals with 7-5 win 7/25

» DJ's Court Tourney held Saturday 7/24

» BMX, skateboarding competition canceled Saturday in Oak Creek 7/23

» Oak Creek baseball team rallies big 7/19

» Search of phone leads police to suspects in South Milwaukee gun thefts 7/17

» South Milwaukee registers sewage overflow into Lake Michigan tributary 7/15

» City delays decision on $1.2 million claim involving detective 7/14

» Tesla settles lemon lawsuit, agrees to pay Franklin man $127,000 Updated:  7/14

» Suzy's Cheesecakes facility wins final Oak Creek approval Updated:  7/9

» We Energies seeks to modify Oak Creek power plant 7/8

» 5 Wisconsin men caught with 100 walleye over limit in North Dakota 7/5

» Sustachek's no-hitter lifts Oak Creek baseball team to GMC title 7/3

» Patrick Cudahy statue to be rededicated for park's 100th anniversary 7/3

» Hales Corners CPA charged with federal tax fraud Updated:  7/2

» Falls pitcher Ty Weber strikes out 12 in 4-3 win over Oak Creek 6/24

» Bartolottas' Miss Beverly's Deluxe Barbeque is opening July 11 in Greendale 6/24

» Woman arrested after rubbing feces on wall of boyfriend's home 6/24

» Police called when large fight breaks out at bar 6/23

» Milwaukee suburbs Fourth of July 2014 celebrations 6/20

» Turchin's grand slam lifts Oak Creek baseball team past Franklin, 6-2 6/19

» Social media photos of the June 18 storms around Southeast Wisconsin 6/18

» Fire destroys trailer home in Franklin 6/14

» 2nd suspect sought in string of armed robberies, carjacking Updated:  6/12

» Joy Global expands into Oak Creek 6/12

» Woman arrested for drug trafficking after police find drugs in her hotel room 6/12

View All Posts Got a tip? Welcome rss

Local Business Directory

Deal Watch - Milwaukee

Milwaukee's Best Discounts & Deals

CONNECT