It’s a message that carries extra importance this year because of FAFSA changes at the national level. FAFSA is the key step to determining student aid.
Two new programs will guarantee admission to UWM and streamline the transferring of credits. And UWM and its partners in the Moon Shot for Equity marked three years of work to boost student success and close equity gaps in higher education.
The Milwaukee Direct Admit program is a collaboration among M-Cubed partners MPS, Milwaukee Area Technical College and UWM that allows MPS students to apply to either or both colleges and be guaranteed admission.
UWM Chancellor Mark Mone celebrated UWM’s successes during his 2023 Plenary address and emphasized the importance of UWM employees refocusing their efforts on student success.
Residents of Sherman Park have a new place to meet and enjoy being outdoors, thanks to students from nine Milwaukee Public Schools who helped design and build a new community gathering spot at 55th and Center streets.
The chancellor hosted a panel discussion with representatives of five partnerships that aim to knit together resources and conduct research into best practices to remove obstacles and close the racial achievement gaps in education at various levels.
The seniors from 15 Milwaukee Public Schools completed up to 21 college credits during their final year of high school through the M-cubed College Connections program, a partnership among MPS, Milwaukee Area Technical College and UWM.
One of the first graduates says the program helped give her the tools she needed to succeed in college.
Marc Young has seen personally the transformative power of higher education. Now he’s trying to convey its benefits to students with a similar background.
A community garden in Milwaukee boasts two new wood structures, courtesy of the NAF Future Ready Scholars program, led by UWM faculty members and staff.