Kathy Quirk Archives

UWM laid the foundation for young business leaders

September 26, 2019

By Kathy Quirk Devon Norwood and Ranell Washington met and became friends at UWM’s Lubar School of Business. They were both Lubar Business Scholars, and served with the Delta Sigma Pi professional business fraternity as well as the Black and Gold Committee. They also attended classes together and worked out together at the Klotsche Center,… [Read More]

UWM alum organizes block party and neighborhood cleanup

August 29, 2019

By Kathy Quirk Schuyler Ramsey, who earned his bachelor’s degree in community engagement and education from UWM, is taking what he learned in the classroom back to his neighborhood. For the second straight year, Ramsey is organizing a neighborhood cleanup and block party, which is set for Sept. 21 in the area around Benjamin Franklin… [Read More]

MPS students earning college credit at UWM and MATC

March 28, 2019

By Kathy Quirk Milwaukee Public Schools high school students are getting a taste of college and earning credits through the M3 Early College pilot program. M3 (pronounced M-cubed) is a multifaceted collaboration among the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee Area Technical College and MPS, which collectively serve more than 130,000 students. M3 features a variety of… [Read More]

UWM serves as a partner on the path to pursuing your career

August 31, 2018

By Kathy Quirk Dianna Herron knew making the career change would be a challenge, but following her passion meant that challenge was worth it. Herron, a senior at the University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee, is pursuing her degree in the School of Education. Her commitment to becoming a teacher grew out of her love of the… [Read More]