Service Learner Helps Design Community Farm

November 4, 2014

There’s a good chance that anyone who’s lived on Milwaukee’s south side has heard of Pete’s Fruit Market. Lately, this neighborhood staple has been engaging in initiatives to provide nutritious foods and promote healthy lifestyles to the surrounding community. One of MIAD’s Service Learning students had a role to play in one of their most […]

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Annual Report 2013-2014

October 20, 2014

Introduction As MIAD’s Service Learning Program concludes its thirteenth year, we continue to build our relationships with our community partners and to make substantial contributions to many different sectors of the southeastern Wisconsin community. Every year we get many compliments from partner agencies on the creativity and dedication of MIAD students. Our student’s hard work […]

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Service Learning Collaborates With Milwaukee River Advocates

July 14, 2014

While walking the trail on the west bank of the Milwaukee River, between Capital Drive and Locust Street in Riverwest, Julia Kirchner ran into a representative of the Milwaukee River Advocates Cooperative – a group whose mission is to preserve and renew the natural habitat of the Milwaukee River. They began talking, and soon enough, […]

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Student Work: People Who Inspire Us

April 15, 2014

For a final project in Julia Kirchner’s Building Community Service Learning course, students were directed to look to another as a source of knowledge and inspiration. They selected a biography or autobiography of an individual who has made a difference in the world or who has made a significant contribution to his or her community. […]

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2014 Service Learning Symposium

March 31, 2014

On Friday, March 21st, 2014, MIAD welcomed Mary Osmundsen and Jeanette Arellano as guest speakers in its thirteenth annual Service Learning Symposium. Jeanette Arellano is currently the Latino Outreach and Education Coordinator with the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Greater Milwaukee. She assists the Latino Community by informing them on strategies to avoid […]

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2012-2013 Annual Report

March 19, 2014

Introduction As MIAD’s Service Learning Program concludes its twelfth year, we continue to build our relationships with our community partners and to make substantial contributions to many different sectors of the southeastern Wisconsin community. Every year we get many compliments from partner agencies on the creativity and dedication of MIAD students. Our student’s hard work has […]

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Service Learning Symposium Honors Sean Simmons ’13

May 20, 2013

Sean Simmons ’13 (Industrial Design) is known for sharing his compassion both in the studio and in the community. Carrie Fitzgerald, senior director of health policy at First Focus in Washington, D.C., presented at the Service Learning Symposium, March 29, and discussed her belief that compassion should be an essential component of everyone’s work. This […]

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