New London, WI, United States
New London, WI, United States

Cardinal Stritch University is a private Roman Catholic university located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The university also offers courses in Kenosha, Wisconsin; Madison, Wisconsin; Eden Prairie, Minnesota and Rochester, Minnesota, and has outreach programs throughout Wisconsin. Cardinal Stritch University is the nation's largest Franciscan university. Its motto, Ut probetis potiora , is taken from Philippians 1:10.Cardinal Stritch University's enrollment for the 2009–2010 academic year was 6,276. Tuition that year was $20,000. About 82 percent of Stritch students benefit from scholarships, grants, work-study programs and loans. Wikipedia.


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News Article | April 17, 2017
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The Community for Accredited Online Schools, a leading resource provider for higher education information, has determined the best online colleges and universities in Wisconsin for 2017. The list recognized 23 four-year schools, with University of Wisconsin Madison, Concordia University Wisconsin, Viterbo University, Marquette University and Edgewood University scoring as the top five schools. Of the 13 two-year colleges that also made the list, Milwaukee Area Technical College, Lakeshore Technical College, Fox Valley Technical College, Western Technical College and Mid-State Technical College were the top five. “The schools on our list offer outstanding online educational resources in the state of Wisconsin,” said Doug Jones, CEO and founder of AccreditedSchoolsOnline.org. “These certificate and degree programs offer online students the same high-quality education as traditional students, with the added bonus of flexibility that online education provides.” To earn a position on Wisconsin’s “Best Online Schools” list, colleges and universities must be accredited, public or private not-for-profit institutions. Each college is also evaluated based on additional metrics which include financial aid availability, student services, academic counseling resources, student/teacher ratios and graduation rates. For more details on where each school falls in the rankings and the data and methodology used to determine the lists, visit: Wisconsin’s Best Online Four-Year Schools for 2017 include the following: Cardinal Stritch University Concordia University-Wisconsin Edgewood College Lakeland College Maranatha Baptist University Marian University Marquette University Ottawa University - Wisconsin University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire University of Wisconsin-Green Bay University of Wisconsin-La Crosse University of Wisconsin-Madison University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh University of Wisconsin-Parkside University of Wisconsin-Platteville University of Wisconsin-River Falls University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point University of Wisconsin-Stout University of Wisconsin-Superior University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Viterbo University Wisconsin Lutheran College Wisconsin’s Best Online Two-Year Schools for 2017 include the following: Fox Valley Technical College Gateway Technical College Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College Lakeshore Technical College Mid-State Technical College Milwaukee Area Technical College Moraine Park Technical College Nicolet College Northcentral Technical College Northeast Wisconsin Technical College Southwest Wisconsin Technical College Western Technical College Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College ### About Us: AccreditedSchoolsOnline.org was founded in 2011 to provide students and parents with quality data and information about pursuing an affordable, quality education that has been certified by an accrediting agency. Our community resource materials and tools span topics such as college accreditation, financial aid, opportunities available to veterans, people with disabilities, as well as online learning resources. We feature higher education institutions that have developed online learning programs that include highly trained faculty, new technology and resources, and online support services to help students achieve educational success.


News Article | April 17, 2017
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LearnHowToBecome.org, a leading resource provider for higher education and career information, has ranked the best colleges in Wisconsin for 2017. Of the 35 four-year schools who made the list, University of Wisconsin Madison, Marquette University, Saint Norbert College, Viterbo University and Lawrence University ranked the highest. 16 two-year schools also made the list; Chippewa Valley Technical College, Mid-State Technical College, Fox Valley Technical College, Lakeshore Technical College and Western Technical College were determined to be the best five. A full list of all schools is included below. “Strong economic benefits can come from having a highly-educated workforce,” said Wes Ricketts, senior vice president of LearnHowToBecome.Org. “These Wisconsin schools not only offer quality degree programs that show the value of higher education, they also have demonstrated a commitment to ensuring their students’ post-college success.” To be included on the “Best Colleges in Wisconsin” list, schools must be regionally accredited, not-for-profit institutions. Each college is also appraised on additional data that includes annual alumni earnings 10 years after entering college, career counseling services, student/teacher ratio, availability of financial aid and graduation rate. Complete details on each college, their individual scores and the data and methodology used to determine the LearnHowToBecome.org “Best Colleges in Wisconsin” list, visit: The Best Four-Year Colleges in Wisconsin for 2017 include: Alverno College Beloit College Cardinal Stritch University Carroll University Carthage College Concordia University-Wisconsin Edgewood College Lakeland College Lawrence University Maranatha Baptist University Marian University Marquette University Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design Milwaukee School of Engineering Mount Mary University Northland College Ottawa University-Milwaukee Ripon College Saint Norbert College Silver Lake College of the Holy Family University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire University of Wisconsin-Green Bay University of Wisconsin-La Crosse University of Wisconsin-Madison University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh University of Wisconsin-Parkside University of Wisconsin-Platteville University of Wisconsin-River Falls University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point University of Wisconsin-Stout University of Wisconsin-Superior University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Viterbo University Wisconsin Lutheran College The Best Two-Year Colleges in Wisconsin for 2017 include: Blackhawk Technical College Chippewa Valley Technical College Fox Valley Technical College Gateway Technical College Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College Lakeshore Technical College Mid-State Technical College Milwaukee Area Technical College Moraine Park Technical College Nicolet College Northcentral Technical College Northeast Wisconsin Technical College Southwest Wisconsin Technical College Waukesha County Technical College Western Technical College Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College About Us: LearnHowtoBecome.org was founded in 2013 to provide data and expert driven information about employment opportunities and the education needed to land the perfect career. Our materials cover a wide range of professions, industries and degree programs, and are designed for people who want to choose, change or advance their careers. We also provide helpful resources and guides that address social issues, financial aid and other special interest in higher education. Information from LearnHowtoBecome.org has proudly been featured by more than 700 educational institutions.


Schoneman D.,University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee | Hansen J.M.,Wisconsin Center for Nursing | Garrett S.,Cardinal Stritch University
Public Health Nursing | Year: 2014

Changes in the delivery of community/public health (C/PH) nursing have challenged nursing educators to seek innovative ways to ensure that their educational programs produce competent entry-level practitioners. This article describes how public health professionals and faculty from eight regional colleges and universities in Southeastern Wisconsin came together to better understand both what C/PH nursing content was being taught in the region, and the extent to which that content was aligned with the Public Health Nurse Competencies defined by the Quad Council in 2004. Based on self-reporting by nursing school faculty as well as a separate mapping of course objectives into the competency areas, the project found that the curricula of the participating colleges and universities adequately addressed most of the competencies in the Quad Council domains one through six. Competencies in domains seven (financial planning/management skills) and eight (leadership/systems thinking skills) were not, however, adequately addressed and plans were subsequently developed to fill those gaps. In addition to helping each institution identify strengths and gaps in its own curriculum, the project provided an unprecedented opportunity for both public health professionals and academics to build relationships, share best practices, and exchange resources. © 2013 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.


Brown L.,University of Wisconsin - Madison | Toson A.,Cardinal Stritch University
Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation | Year: 2016

BACKGROUND: As the number of individuals with significant disabilities transitioning into competitive, integrated employment increases, so must the knowledge, experience, and expectations of vocational rehabilitation personnel. Evolving responsibilities require that employment specialists acquire the information, skills, attitudes and values necessary to realize integrated outcomes. OBJECTIVE: This is a follow-up to Brown & Kessler's 2014 JVR article on generating integrated worksites for individuals with significant disabilities. This article outlines an integrated work skill analysis strategy for individuals with significant disabilities. It is intended that the information presented here can be used to increase the number of individuals with significant intellectual disabilities who function effectively in integrated employment. CONCLUSION: It is important that individuals with significant disabilities are given the opportunities to succeed in employment. Following strategies to ensure the particular work environment will be safe and appropriate for a particular worker is just one step towards the chance to thrive in the workplace. © 2016 - IOS Press and the authors.


PubMed | University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cardinal Stritch University, John Carroll University and Parkinson Research Institute of the Wisconsin Parkinson Association
Type: | Journal: Journal of neurodegenerative diseases | Year: 2015

Objectives. To estimate the prevalence of subjective memory complaints (SMCs) in a sample of community-dwelling, older adults and to examine cognitive bases of these complaints. Participants. 499 community-dwelling adults, 65 and older. Measurements. A telephone survey consisting of cognitive tests and clinical and sociodemographic variables. SMCs were based on subjects evaluations and subjects perceptions of others evaluations. Analysis. Logistic regression was used to model the risk for SMCs as a function of the cognitive, clinical, and sociodemographic variables. We tested for interactions of the cognitive variables with age, education, and gender. Results. 27.1% reported memory complaints. Among the younger age, better objective memory performance predicted lower risk for SMCs, while among the older age, better memory had no effect on risk. Among the better-educated people, better global cognitive functioning predicted lower risk for SMCs, while among the less-educated people, better global cognitive functioning had no effect on SMC risk. When predicting others perceptions, better objective memory was associated with lower risk for SMCs. Conclusion. Objective memory performance and global cognitive functioning are associated with lower risk for SMCs, but these relationships are the strongest for the younger age and those with more education, respectively. Age and education may affect the ability to accurately appraise cognitive functioning.


PubMed | 40 8th Ave, University of Michigan, Mark ngmeister Center, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and 6 more.
Type: | Journal: Journal of cancer survivorship : research and practice | Year: 2016

We describe 7years of follow-up for the energy/vitality outcome in early-stage Hodgkins disease patients treated on a randomized clinical trial that compared subtotal lymphoid irradiation (STLI) with combined modality treatment (CMT) (SWOG 9133). Survivorship research questions involved the extent to which symptoms/side effects endured over a follow-up period of 7years for this early-stage patient group.Two hundred thirty-nine patients participated in the quality of life (QOL) companion study (SWOG 9208) and completed the SF-36 vitality scale, SF-36 health perception item, Cancer Rehabilitation Evaluation System-Short Form (CARES-SF), and symptom distress scale. This paper reports vitality outcome results obtained from randomization, 6months, and annually for 7years. To assess changes in vitality over time, we used linear mixed models with patient as a random effect.Patients receiving CMT had lower observed vitality at 6months than did the STLI patients (p<.0001). However, beginning at year 1, vitality results did not differ significantly by treatment over the 5-year (p=.13) and 7-year (p=.16) follow-up periods. Vitality only slightly improved over baseline in either group after treatment. The results were similar after accounting for patterns of recurrence and missing data.This study demonstrated that patients with early-stage Hodgkins disease experience a short-term (at 6months) decrease in vitality with treatment, which is more severe with CMT, but that after the first year, vitality scores were similar between the two treatment groups. Enduring fatigue results for patients receiving these therapies were not observed. Implications for cancer survivors These data provide comprehensive 7-year follow-up vitality information, an important symptom for early-stage lymphoma survivors.


BIR Training Center establishes cooperative agreement with Cardinal Stritch University (WI) to benefit international students

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