Alverno Girls' Academy of Science and Mathematics

Alverno Girls' Academy of Science and Mathematics • Alverno College's Girls' Academy of Science and Mathematics attracts minority girls from local High Schools, who have aptitude for science and math.

• It is a year-long weekly study of Biology, Chemistry and Math focused on understanding the Science of Beauty and the Science of Food for high school juniors and seniors respectively.

• Classes are small (approximately 15 students per class) and are taught by Alverno College Faculty.
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Classes include hands-on and theoretical problems. Also, career education, college and scholarship application workshops, and field trips are incorporated in this program.

• The program is free for participants.Transportation and dinner are provided by the Academy.

• The 2015-2016 year funding comes from Alverno College and The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.

Operating as usual

Alverno College
12/28/2020

Alverno College

#MajorMonday: Accounting
With faster than average job growth and strong starting salaries, accounting adds up to a wise career investment for the math lover. Plus, Alverno offers the Women in Accounting Scholarship Program, which recognizes a first-year student who plans to pursue an accounting degree as an undergraduate at Alverno and plans to pursue her CPA and CMA license. One recipient will receive up to $25,000 a year for academic tuition for up to four years. Learn more: alverno.edu/Program/Accounting

Alverno College
12/02/2020

Alverno College

Alverno faculty and staff are doing extraordinary things. Not only have they completely revised teaching and serving students at Alverno, but many have also donated to the food pantry. The Alverno Food Pantry has provided food and hygiene products to more than 140 students this fall! You can support the food pantry today at https://ecs.page.link/h3PZB. #GivingTuesday #AlvernoStrong

Alverno College
11/09/2020

Alverno College

Today marks the annual First-Generation College Celebration. Today and all days, we celebrate the many Alverno students and alums who have blazed new trails. You may be first, but you aren’t alone!

#AlvernoStrong #CelebrateFirstGen

10/28/2020
Alverno College

Alverno College

#MajorMonday: Nursing
Alverno knows nursing. As one of the top nursing schools in Wisconsin, our students have access to the expertise and resources needed to become a strong, highly-skilled nurse. We guarantee clinical placements, and unlike many schools, there's no waiting list to get in. Apply today at alverno.edu/apply or share with the future nurse in your life. 👩‍⚕️ #AlvernoStrong

The Girls' Academy is beginning to recruit for the 2020-2021 school semester. This year, the academy will continue onlin...
10/01/2020
The Girls' Academy of Science and Mathematics Fall 2020 Application

The Girls' Academy is beginning to recruit for the 2020-2021 school semester. This year, the academy will continue online with project boxes shipping out to 11th and 12th-grade girls who apply. The deadline is October 12th! Apply soon!
https://forms.gle/8sCe4Wm6EZfvGndA6

This is the Girls' Academy Fall 2020 application. The Girls' Academy will continue through an online format. Please submit your application by the deadline of October 12th, 2020. If you have any questions or concerns, please email, call or text Elizabeth: [email protected] (414) 534-4551

Alverno College
09/23/2020
Alverno College

Alverno College

Alverno College has launched the Thea Bowman Institute for Excellence and Leadership, a program designed to serve Black women through academic and leadership initiatives. Nine women have been accepted into the Institute, which provides a full-tuition scholarship and a rigorous and robustly crafted leadership development program.

If you are interested in learning more about the life cycle of a dragonfly and how to identify them, check out this virt...
07/03/2020
How to Train your Dragon-fly: Virtual Event

If you are interested in learning more about the life cycle of a dragonfly and how to identify them, check out this virtual event Elizabeth Gamillo (Girls' Academy Coordinator) will be co-hosting!

Summer is a prime time for catching and observing zipping dragonflies! In Wisconsin alone, there are 164 species of dragonfly and damselfly. Each one...

Alverno Career Studio
05/22/2020
Alverno Career Studio

Alverno Career Studio

Great part-time job for a college student!

PEARLS for Teen Girls is seeking a Junior Program Coordinator who wants to make a difference in the lives of younger girls in the #Milwaukee community by helping plan and facilitate meaningful activities for their groups.

Alverno Alumnae Association
04/27/2020

Alverno Alumnae Association

Alverno, Get Ready, Get Set, Give! Second-year Mathematics student Daniela Lopez is ready for the #AlvernoGivingChallenge tomorrow. Follow along and join in the annual giving challenge that helps students like Daniela achieve her #AlvernoStrong goals. alverno.edu/2020challenge

Alverno College
04/23/2020

Alverno College

Are you ready to start your future? Scholarships are available for this fall. Visit alverno.edu/nursing

03/30/2020
Alverno College Admissions

Alverno College Admissions

Is your high school or community college planning to issue pass/fail instead of traditional letter grades for this spring semester? Kate Lundeen, Vice President of Enrollment, shares how this won't affect your admissions process at Alverno.

Here is an article by the Girls' Academy Coordinator, Elizabeth Gamillo, about social distancing.https://lifeapps.io/res...
03/20/2020
How Social Distancing Stops the Spread of COVID-19 - LIFE Apps | LIVE and LEARN

Here is an article by the Girls' Academy Coordinator, Elizabeth Gamillo, about social distancing.

https://lifeapps.io/research/how-social-distancing-stops-the-spread-of-covid-19/?fbclid=IwAR3YoudvcOiY7SE-WcDXuJhtYdA7-nuh-syn5o9JfgfFlqKIXLq1J7c4DKw

Because coronavirus infection from one person to the next may occur before the infected person shows symptoms, social distancing this month is critical. Learn how to socially distance with us.

Come join us at Marquette University for The Wisconsin PreCollege Fair to learn more about The Girls’ Academy of Science...
02/01/2020

Come join us at Marquette University for The Wisconsin PreCollege Fair to learn more about The Girls’ Academy of Science and Mathematics and about how Alverno College can empower you!

Alverno College
01/29/2020

Alverno College

Our new neonatal nurse practitioner and dual adult-gerontology primary and acute care nurse practitioner programs are the first in the state. Read more about these groundbreaking new programs. https://ecs.page.link/5zyfs

The Alverno Girls’ Academy would like to congratulate one of our Girls’ Academy teaching assistants, Diana Pena Acosta, ...
12/10/2019

The Alverno Girls’ Academy would like to congratulate one of our Girls’ Academy teaching assistants, Diana Pena Acosta, on receiving the Dean of Students Senior Leader Award. Diana is graduating this December with a degree in Psychology. We are so grateful for all she has done for the Girls’ Academy and Alverno College.

The Girls’ Academy would like to thank Eulandria Biddle and Betsy Resto for sharing their experience at starting a home-...
11/18/2019

The Girls’ Academy would like to thank Eulandria Biddle and Betsy Resto for sharing their experience at starting a home-based business with a group of Girl Scouts on Saturday at Alverno College. We had a great time learning about their entrepreneurial endeavors. Also we would like to thank Jenna Coss, Elizabeth Gamillo, Eulandria Biddle, Diana Pena Acosta, and Daniela Avila for helping the Scouts investigate the science of cosmetics by making some awesome products in the Alverno College science laboratories.

More than 100 students showed up for tonight’s Girls’ Academy.  It’s inspiring to see so many students dedicating their ...
11/02/2019

More than 100 students showed up for tonight’s Girls’ Academy. It’s inspiring to see so many students dedicating their Friday evenings to personal growth and the future of science and our community.

Alverno College
10/31/2019

Alverno College

Happy Halloween from the Inferno soccer team! (Yes, we took this picture last night. how did you guess?) 👻🎃⛄

Yesterday, the Girls’ Academy had an outstanding opening orientation with around 250 students and family members in atte...
10/12/2019

Yesterday, the Girls’ Academy had an outstanding opening orientation with around 250 students and family members in attendance. The Commons was nearly at capacity. We look forward to another great year.

Alverno College
10/07/2019

Alverno College

What makes you Alverno Strong? Share your stories of strength with [email protected] for a chance to be featured in our next issue!

Alverno College
10/02/2019

Alverno College

Lousy weather can’t stop #Alvernostrong! Students, faculty and staff are all over the city today volunteering for Community Day! We love our hometown and love giving back!

The Alverno Girls' Academy of Science & Mathematics would love to have SJA students participate in our program.  Maybe i...
09/16/2019

The Alverno Girls' Academy of Science & Mathematics would love to have SJA students participate in our program. Maybe it will happen this year!

On September 15, 1954, St. Joan Antida High School opened its doors and welcomed 44 young women. Please join us in celebrating SJA's 65th Anniversary!

#SJAPride #WeEmpower

Zonta Club of Milwaukee
08/08/2019

Zonta Club of Milwaukee

07/11/2019

Thank you to everyone who liked or shared our most recent post. More than 30 people each week work incredibly hard to make this program happen including instructors, student assistants, our coordinator, bus drivers, dining services, partner school contacts, tech services, and security. Your likes and shares let these folks know we appreciate all of their hard work.

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3400 S 43rd St
Milwaukee, WI
53234-3922

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Another Girls’ Academy and Alverno alum living her dream. Elizabeth Gamillo is currently working as a contract freelancer for Smithsonian Magazine. By the way, she is still the Girls’ Academy Coordinator so bad news for you Girls’ Academy students thinking she won’t be emailing you reminders all the time.