Tag Archives: College of Education

Wisconsin superintendent of public instruction candidates to debate at Marquette

News release, March 21, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Marquette’s Law School and College of Education will host a debate between the candidates for Wisconsin superintendent of public instruction on Tuesday, March 28, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. at Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. On April 4, Wisconsin voters will select the state superintendent of public instruction for the next four […]


College of Education announces new undergraduate major for students to pursue careers outside the traditional classroom

News release, March 1, 2017

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University’s College of Education has announced a new major for undergraduate studies that will begin this upcoming fall, in time for the 2017-18 academic year. The new major, Educational Studies, is an interdisciplinary major for students interested in working in educational arenas outside traditional classroom teaching environments. Students declaring for the new […]


Marquette Law School, College of Education to host half-day conference on critical K-12 education issues

News release, April 29, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University’s Law School and College of Education will host a half-day conference titled “Pivotal Points: A Forum on Key Wisconsin Education Issues as Big Decisions Approach,” on Monday, May 11, at Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. As the Wisconsin state budget process enters its final weeks, Marquette will bring together experts […]


Longtime Milwaukee Public Schools teacher leaves $2 million estate gift for Marquette University

News release, June 17, 2014

A Marquette University alumna, who spent her entire career teaching in Milwaukee Public Schools, bequeathed a $2 million estate gift to the university for endowed scholarship aid. The gift, which will be split between Marquette’s College of Education and Law School, is the largest donation in the College of Education’s history. Bernadette Steep, who died […]


Marquette University Ralph H. Metcalfe Chair to give lecture on the persistence of American racial inequality

News release, April 8, 2014

One of Marquette University’s three 2014 Ralph H. Metcalfe Chairs this semester, Dr. Imani Perry, professor at Princeton University’s Center for African-American Studies and faculty associate in Princeton’s Program in Law and Public Affairs, will give a lecture titled, “Scales Unbalanced: The Persistence of American Racial Inequality,” Thursday, April 10, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 […]


Marquette Law School, College of Education host conference on future of Milwaukee schools

News release, March 24, 2014

Marquette University Law School and the Marquette College of Education will host a conference on the future of Milwaukee schools on Tuesday, April 1, at Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. With Milwaukee facing a fresh search for a public schools superintendent, continuing debate over what should be done with low-performing schools, and little overall […]


Education expert Kara Finnigan among speakers for Marquette University discussion of Milwaukee-area public school enrollment policies

News release, November 15, 2013

Kara Finnigan, a professor at the Warner School of Education at the University of Rochester, will be among the speakers at a discussion of Milwaukee-area public schools’ enrollment policies on Thursday, Nov. 21, at 5:30 p.m. at Marquette University Law School, Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Finnigan will provide a national perspective based on her […]


Marquette University professors receive Way Klingler Teaching Enhancement Award

News release, August 23, 2013

Dr. Amy Van Hecke, assistant professor of psychology, Mary Carlson, adjunct lecturer in the College of Education, and Wendy Krueger, clinical instructor of speech pathology and audiology, have been named the recipients of Marquette University’s 2013 Way Klingler Teaching Enhancement Award. Van Hecke, Carlson and Krueger developed a multidisciplinary, cross-college teaching initiative that will teach […]