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The PR + Social Media Summit returns to Marquette University with keynote presentations from Olympian Nick Symmonds, Prudential Financial Director of Social Media Augie Ray and General Motors Social Media & Digital Communications Director Mary Henige. The event takes place on Wednesday, Oct. 10, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Alumni Memorial Union, 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave., and the Weasler Auditorium, 1506 W. Wisconsin Ave.
The one-day conference focuses on the convergence of strategic communications and social media designed for senior executives, marketing and PR professionals, brand managers, students …
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Baseball great Hank Aaron will be Marquette University’s Commencement speaker at this year’s spring ceremony. As part of the ceremony, Aaron will receive an honorary doctor of humane letters degree.
“Mr. Aaron is a superb role model for our graduates, someone we are proud to present as an illustration of the principles of leadership and excellence that Marquette exemplifies,” said Father Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., Marquette University president. “While his contributions to baseball are unparalleled, more importantly, his work on behalf of racial equality and civil rights continue to help youth …
Show brings national TV personality to the Riverside Theatre
By Nyerere C. Davidson
Revamped with a new look, housed in a larger venue and armed with a theme of “Shut up and Step,” the 15th Annual Brew City Stomp Down step show hit Milwaukee’s Riverside Theatre last Saturday.
Sponsored by City Year Milwaukee, the step show is a celebration of the rich history of the nine fraternities and sororities that make up the National Pan-Hellenic Council.
The show was established in 1997 as a showcase of Black Greek Letter Organizations and their traditions, the …
Symposium reveals new approach needed to meet critical need
Neighborhood leaders, funders, real estate developers, lenders, and city officials gathered last Friday for Milwaukee’s first Community Development Symposium aimed at taking a broader look at central city revitalization in Milwaukee. The symposium was organized by LISC Milwaukee, the local branch of the largest community development group in the country, and hosted by the Marquette University Law School . The Law School has made it part of its mission to provide an opportunity for public dialogue concerning issues of community interest.
According to …
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Jane McGonigal, game designer and author of the New York Times bestselling book Reality is Broken, will present Marquette University’s Burleigh Media Ethics Lecture on “Why Games Make Us Better and How they Can Change the World.” The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will begin at 4 p.m., Oct. 26, in the Weasler Auditorium, 1506 W. Wisconsin Ave.
“I am fascinated by Jane Mc- Gonigal and her idea to use games to bring about positive social change,” said J. William and Mary Diederich College of Communication Dean …
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Plans include 24 apartments and year-round fresh market
In 2009 Associates in Commercial Real Estate (ACRE) students at Marquette University presented their class project, a twenty-four unit apartment building with a year-round farmers market, before a panel of bankers, city leaders and peers. The class project was well received and the students, Tina M Anderson and Sherry Terrell-Webb, decided to make their school project a reality.
“In two years I went from real estate novice to the developer of a six million dollar project featuring cutting edge green technology and sheltering a …
Miami Heat Guard, Olympic gold medalist and Marquette University basketball standout Dwayne Wade made a special visit to the Pieper-Hillside Boys & Girls Club, 611 W. Cherry St., to encourage the children to have a positive and successful school year.
He also announced his foundation’s reading incentive program for the Club.
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Bo Ellis and friends help mark Association’s 10th Year
The Ethnic Alumni Association (EAA) of Marquette University will host its biennial EAA Reunion during Marquette University’s Alumni Reunion Weekend, July 28-31, on the Marquette campus. The signature Friday night dinner and dance, dubbed “EAA 10th Anniversary Celebration,” will feature Maurice “Bo” Ellis, a member of Marquette’s 1977 NCAA basketball championship team and comedian/actor Rondell Sheridan, who is known for his role as Victor Baxter in the television sitcom That’s So Raven.
This event will feature a fundraising raffle of sports memorabilia donated …
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One-day conference to feature 17 sessions in honor of Marquette College of Nursing 75th anniversary
The Marquette University College of Nursing will host a professional conference, “Toward Greater Excellence,” in honor of its 75th anniversary, Friday, July 29, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Topics will include reducing infant mortality in African Americans, providing primary care through Marquette’s free urban clinics, and improving the health of Milwaukee’s children.
The conference will address key advances in nursing education and population-specific and community-based nursing practices. Nationally recognized Marquette College of Nursing alumnae and faculty …
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Catch up with old friends over a delicious buffet dinner and cash bar. The evening’s program will feature former Marquette basketball player and assistant coach Maurice “Bo” Ellis, Sp ‘77, and actor/ comedian Rondell Sheridan, Sp ‘80. Following the evening’s program, dance to entertainment by D.J. Tall Order (also known as Tony Reeder, Comm ‘88).
Show your support for Marquette by participating in our exciting sports memorabilia auction/raffle at the event, which will benefit the EAA Ralph H. Metcalfe, Sr., Scholarship Fund.
Friday, July 29
Alumni Memorial Union, Monaghan Ballroom …