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Through ‘Bucky’s Classroom,’ young students across the state get monthly visits from UW ambassadors, campus tours
Seven schools from around the state participated in the “Bucky’s Classroom” program, which sent UW–Madison student ambassadors into middle schools to lead monthly classroom activities to increase college awareness and get the kids thinking about career goals.
More than 80 Latino middle school students explored and built their knowledge about going to college, and the expectation that earning a degree is an attainable goal, through the workshops and activities offered at the Annual Latino Youth Summit April 12-13.
To demystify wards and ballots for Odyssey Project students and other community members, “A Celebration of Voting” will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. on Oct. 8 at the Urban League Community Room, 2222 S. Park St. The nonpartisan event will include information on where and how to vote, along with refreshments, guest speakers, door prizes, and activities for children.
She has experience in community relations and business administration, though most importantly, she has a passion for bringing people together.
More than 300 people attend the third annual South Madison International Community Night, held on the grounds of Villager Mall in Madison on June 2, 2016. The free community event included five international food carts, several musical performances and more than 20 family-friendly arts and science activities.
Everett Mitchell, UW–Madison’s director of community relations, has been elected a Dane County Circuit Judge.
UW basketball Coach Greg Gard speaks at a press conference announcing the "Bring Bucky Home" campaign at the Henry Vilas Zoo Visitor Center on April 6. The campaign will raise money to build a Wisconsin Heritage Exhibit that will feature a natural badger enclosure and pay tribute to Wisconsin's history as a mining state and to the University of Wisconsin.
The Partnership has extended its reach to individual and group collaborations between UW–Madison professionals and citizens, and expanded versions of existing successes.
The event reaffirmed the value of the connections that keep the doors open between the university and the community in and around it.