Posts tagged with 'Community Engagement':

 UW-La Crosse's Campus Thread clothing closet is partnering with the La Crosse Fire Department to support families in need. The closet, which began in 2019 in the Common Ground Campus Ministry, is now located in the Center for Transformative Justice in Centennial Hall. Clothing the community Posted 11:35 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2022 UWL's Campus Thread supports families on, off campus Read more about Clothing the community UWL’s mascot, Stryker, will be looking for UWL alumni, students, parents, faculty, staff and community members in Riverside Park for Moon Tunes, Thursday, Sept. 1. MarOON TUNES Posted 11:32 a.m. Friday, Aug. 19, 2022 UWL friends to gather at Moon Tunes Sept. 1 Read more about MarOON TUNES UW-La Crosse recreation students worked with City Of La Crosse officials and others during the pandemic in 2021 to help determine options for a collaborative tennis court facility at Green Island Park in La Crosse. The university’s efforts to expand real-world, hands-on learning experiences for students while helping area businesses has received national distinction. National distinction Posted 7 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022 American higher ed organization honors UW-La Crosse community program Read more about National distinction The WIAA State High School Track & Field Meet brings thousands to the La Crosse area each spring. This was the event in 2019. The WIAA has  agreed to five-year contracts with UWL and Explore La Crosse to host the State Track and Field Championships in La Crosse through 2026. Still running Posted 10:35 a.m. Thursday, May 19, 2022 Agreements keep WIAA state track meet at UWL Read more about Still running Assistant Professor Kristina LaPlant, Political Science and Public Administration, says during the spring semester students in one of her classes collected nearly 700 responses for a La Crosse Community Needs survey. They will share the results from 2-4 p.m. Wednesday, May 4, in 3310 Student Union. Taking it to the streets Posted 7 a.m. Monday, April 25, 2022 Inaugural campus community learning efforts finding success Read more about Taking it to the streets Read more -> Community Engaged Fellowships Posted 7:50 a.m. Monday, March 21, 2022 New initiative supports experiential learning at local nonprofits Read more about Community Engaged Fellowships The UW-La Crosse Men’s Track and Field team, along with physical education faculty, hosted six sport camps to keep young children active during the first week of January. Photo by U.S. Army. Photo by Spc. Caitlin Wilkins, 50th Public Affairs Detachment. Welcoming our new neighbors Posted 11:36 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2022 UWL community engagement creates local partnerships to service and support the needs of Afghan people Read more about Welcoming our new neighbors UWL staff and faculty delivered gift baskets to Gundersen and Mayo health systems on Tuesday, thanking healthcare workers for their dedication throughout the pandemic. 'One small way to thank them' Posted 8:19 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2022 UWL delivers gift baskets to local healthcare workers Read more about 'One small way to thank them' Western's Rebecca Hopkins (left) and UWL's Heather Linville (right) unbox learning materials that will support Afghan evacuees learning English as a Second Language. Lending a hand Posted 2:14 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022 UWL, Western donate learning materials to support evacuees at Fort McCoy Read more about Lending a hand Spencer Reichart, a junior sprinter at UWL, tosses a ball to a child during the youth sports camps at Fort McCoy. The camps are intended to engage Afghan child evacuees while giving UWL students valuable experience working with children. UWL volunteers bring sports camps to Fort McCoy Posted 8:46 a.m. Monday, Jan. 10, 2022 Programs will support Afghan child evacuees Read more about UWL volunteers bring sports camps to Fort McCoy

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