Posts tagged with 'Equity and diversity':

Juneteenth Freedom Day with heart image Juneteenth La Crosse celebration Posted 10:35 a.m. Tuesday, June 6, 2023 Learn about Juneteenth and how to celebrate locally Read more about Juneteenth La Crosse celebration Story from Currents Students served by Student Support Services are among the approximately 600 benefitting from the university’s Title III designation. Title III granted Posted 7 a.m. Monday, May 1, 2023 Designation benefits students Read more about Title III granted UWL’s 22nd annual Multicultural Student Scholarship Golf Outing is set for Wednesday, June 7. Proceeds support the Barbara Stewart Multicultural Student Scholarship. Swinging for scholarships Posted 9:58 a.m. Friday, April 21, 2023 UWL Multicultural Student Scholarship Golf Outing set for June 7 Read more about Swinging for scholarships Statue featuring Harriet Tubman. Where are all of the women statues? Posted 11:11 a.m. Thursday, April 13, 2023 UWL expert explains why only 6% of statues in the U.S. are of real women Read more about Where are all of the women statues? Story from Currents From left, Author Glenda Alvarado, UWL student Sofia Mendoza, UWL student Gabriela Nejapa Jansen and Author Mary Buitron. During the event students asked questions based on Mary and Glenda’s book, asking in Spanish and translating their responses in English for the audience. Turning weaknesses into strengths Posted 11:03 a.m. Friday, April 7, 2023 Students inspired by Latina leaders’ stories of growth from failures in the business world Read more about Turning weaknesses into strengths Andrew Ives, '16 & '22, director of the ACCESS Center at UWL, has received the Marylu McEwen Dissertation of the Year Award from the American College Personnel Association. Award-winning dissertation Posted 8:05 a.m. Friday, March 31, 2023 Andrew Ives recognized for work exploring experiences of LGBTQ students with disabilities Read more about Award-winning dissertation UWL's seventh-annual Social Justice Week is April 4-6 with the theme “The Strength of Our Stories: Reviving Our Communities by Amplifying Lost Voices.” Social Justice Week Posted 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 29, 2023 Events set for April 4-6 Read more about Social Justice Week Angel Velasco Lopez, a senior teacher candidate at UW-La Crosse, is the recipient of the Office of Multicultural Student Services' 50th Anniversary Scholarship. He says the scholarship has allowed him to focus less on financing his education and more on creating fun and engaging activities for his students. Stepping out of his comfort zone Posted 10:19 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2023 Teacher candidate Angel Velasco Lopez has embraced his identity at UWL Read more about Stepping out of his comfort zone Alfonzo Thurman, '71, received two alumni awards from UWL, the Graff Distinguished Alumni Award and the Parker Distinguished Multicultural Alumni Award. Celebrating Black history Posted 1:52 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2023 UWL Alumnus Alfonzo Thurman played a pivotal role in creating a stronger community for Black students on campus in the 1960s Read more about Celebrating Black history Orby Moss Jr. graduated from UWL in 1963 and went on to a career that included teaching high school physical education and later becoming the athletic director for seven different college campuses over 30 years. He is in the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics Hall of Fame.  Celebrating Black history Posted 7:04 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 5, 2023 UWL alumnus Orby Moss Jr. pursues career dream despite discouragement, later becoming a national hall of fame inductee  Read more about Celebrating Black history

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