Posts tagged with 'Equity and diversity':

Read more-> New spin on a tasty tradition Posted 1:37 p.m. Thursday, April 1, 2021 International Banquet goes virtual with take-home meal kits Read more about New spin on a tasty tradition UWL's Pride Center used a new crowdfunding platform offered by the UWL Alumni Foundation to raise $9,400 for scholarships last fall. “The software was very easy to use, and we were able to make it our own, Crowdfunding boosts campus causes Posted 3:38 p.m. Thursday, April 1, 2021 UWL programs find online fundraiser success Read more about Crowdfunding boosts campus causes UWL's Office of Multicultural Student Services is marking its 50th year with a crowdfunding campaign that has already raised more than $5,600. The funds will support four new scholarships for diverse populations on campus. This photo was taken in 2020, pre-COVID-19. 50 years Posted 1:58 p.m. Thursday, March 25, 2021 Crowdfunding campaign marks multicultural milestone Read more about 50 years UWL education student Samantha Griesbach raised $1,200 and donated 150 culturally responsive books to six schools near her hometown of Stratford, Wisconsin. Griesbach says she was inspired to act after watching social injustices dominate the news last summer. Doing her part Posted 8 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021 UWL student donates culturally responsive books to Wisconsin schools Read more about Doing her part The 2021 Campus Climate Survey will be available to students from Feb. 15 to March 29. The survey is intended to capture the university's strengths and weaknesses as it relates to campus climate, as well as ideas for change and improvement. Capturing campus climate Posted 7:23 a.m. Monday, Feb. 15, 2021 Survey to assess areas for improvement at UWL Read more about Capturing campus climate UWL Senior Vanessa Mbuyi Kaja raises the flag of the Democratic Republic of Congo for the first time on campus during a December 2020 ceremony. “I already knew I was accepted here in La Crosse, but this makes me feel like yes, I can call this my home,” noted the microbiology major. 'I'm home' Posted 2:11 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021 Congo alum, student revel in campus flag raising Read more about 'I'm home' Story from Lantern Shaundel Spivey, director of UW-La Crosse's Upward Bound program, has been invited to serve on Gov. Tony Evers’ newly formed Advisory Council on Equity and Inclusion. The council will provide strategic guidance to the governor, lieutenant governor and Department of Administration secretary as they develop a sustainable framework to promote and advance diversity, equity and inclusion practices across Wisconsin state government. Driving diversity Posted 4:03 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021 UWL’s Shaundel Spivey named to governor’s advisory council Read more about Driving diversity Julian Bradley, '14, earned a resounding victory in the District 28 Wisconsin State Senate race in November, making him the first Black Republican to win a seat in the legislature's upper chamber. Bradley credits his late mother, a staunch Democrat, for igniting his passion for politics. Historic victory Posted 11:49 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021 Alum is first Black Republican to serve in Badger State Senate Read more about Historic victory Longtime UWL civil rights activist Amanda Florence Goodenough will receive La Crosse’s 2021 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Leadership Award. The director of the university’s Research & Resource Center for Campus Climate receives the award during the annual King Community Celebration online at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 18. The award recognizes leadership in commitment to building community, enhancing diversity and working for justice.  MLK Leadership Award Posted 6 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021 UWL’s Amanda Florence Goodenough recognized Read more about MLK Leadership Award Chancellor Joe Gow, shown in this 2018 photo, delivered his opening address virtually on Wednesday, sharing how the university has prepared to face COVID-19 and other challenges. Gow was joined by the university's vice chancellors, who provided updates on their specialty areas. Kicking off an unconventional year Posted 8:59 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020 Gow, vice chancellors give opening address before fall semester Read more about Kicking off an unconventional year

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