Nonprof-IT will be working with the following organizations in the fall; Artworks Milwaukee, 9 t0 5 Wisconsin, Community Living Arrangements, WI Council on Economics Education, Friends of Lakeshore State Park, Eisenhower Center, and Lutheran Counseling and Family Services of Wisconsin.
A team of 4 students re-designed an outdated site highlighting programs, making it accessible, and responsive to different sized devices. Thank you to Holly Murphy and Amy Schulz from Northwestern Mutual for serving as mentors for the team.
A team of students re-designed an outdated site highlighting resources, making it mobile friendly, and placing the phone number in areas of prominence on the site. Thank you to Beth Duerr from Direct Supply for serving as the team’s mentor.
Students undertook a number of small projects for the semester including; providing assistance with social media accounts, help with a backup and storage solution for files, and upgrading slow-running computers. Thank you to Nate Ziarek from Direct Supply for serving as the team’s mentor.
A team of students undertook a database integration record for student records and assisted with some smaller issues like upgrading the wifi in the nonprofits office. Thank you to Jon Knecht and Andy Ninneman from Northwestern Mutual for serving as the team’s mentor.
Two online students re-designed an outdated site for the organization. Thank you to JasonCrossman from Church Mutual for serving as the team’s mentor.
A team of online students (the first NonpfofIT online team) transformed the website from an outdated look using WordPress. Among the features added were; a 24 hour hotline number and translation into Spanish, Russian, and Hmong. Thank you to Andrew Crawford from Lightburn for serving as the team’s business mentor.
A team of students created a new website for Literary Services. The website is completely responsive, eliminating the need for a separate mobile and desktop website that the organization was using previously. Thank you to Alex Barr from Direct Supply for serving as the team’s business mentor.
A team of students created a brand new website for ARMA. Students used WordPress to develop the site so that ARMA members can update their site in the future. Thank you to Beth Duerr from Direct Supply for serving as the team’s business mentor.
A team of students assisted GPS with a social media marketing campaign predominantly using Facebook and Twitter. The team was able to assist GPS in better connecting with their core user base of students and donors. Students developed a posting schedule and trained staff on how to continue using social media at the end of the project. Thank you to Anthony Jesmok of Misix for serving as the team’s business mentor. Anthony is a recent alum of SOIS.
A team of 4 students successfully re-designed the website for Kids Tales. Students switched the site to WordPress and created a fresh layout. Among the features added were a map of workshop locations and training materials for teachers leading the workshops.
A team of 3 students transformed the website from an outdated look using WordPress. Among the features added were; images displaying what the organization does, social media integration, a calendar of events, and easily accessible location information.
A team of 4 students created a financial aid portal to be used by students at UWM. Prior to the project there was no existing resource like this on campus. The portal features information on financial aid/loans and includes a quiz function that quickly tests students comprehension of the resources.
A team of 4 students created the website for All Hands Boatworks. Prior to working with nonprof-IT All Hands Boatworks did not have a website. The website provides a place to direct people to more information about All Hands Boatworks and the impact that it is having on the community.
A team of students successfully re-designed the website for the organization. The previous site was using an outdated version of the Joomla content management system. Students switched the site to WordPress and added, among other features, a spot on the website for the R-Life Cafe, e-commerce functionality, and a responsive layout.
A student team created a WordPress site for the Capitol Heights Neighborhood Association. Before the project the organization did not have a website. Students also assisted with the fall neighborhood cleanup and created a Twitter account for the organization to improve communication with neighborhood residents and the larger community.
Students created a new website for the Manfred Olson Planetarium at UW-Milwaukee. The team worked within the universities WordPress environment to create the site. Among the new features added were a calendar displaying upcoming shows/events, and a reservation system used to schedule community outings to the Planetarium.
A student was able to provide technical assistance to the organization on a number of different issues including; assistance with the email server, cleaning up the current website’s menu structure, and providing some social media expertise with the organizations Facebook and Twitter presence.
A team of students completed a website re-design project for Milwaukee Riverkeeper during the Spring 2015 semester. The team created a new WordPress site out of an outdated Drupal design. The team provided programming, design, and content assistance.
Students completed a website re-design project for Community First during the Spring 2015 semester. The old Blogger website was transitioned to the WordPress platform to enable staff at Community First to make updates on their own. The team provided logo re-design, social media assistance, and training for the staff on how to manage the website going forward. Check out the I AM UWM story on Roderick battiste,1 of the student developers who worked on the project.
The Saint Josaphat Basilica Foundation
Website re-design project completed by students during the Fall 2014 semester. Students re-designed the site and transferred it to the WordPress platform which allows staff at the foundation to make content edits and updates going forward. The student team provided design, development, and a training manual at the completion of the project.
Housing Resources Inc. (HRI)
Website re-design project completed by students during the Fall 2014 semester. Students re-designed the site and transferred it to the WordPress platform which allows staff to make updates going forward. The student team provided template design, and a training materials at the completion of the project.