Academics News

Read about the most recent happenings in Carroll's academic programs. From student and faculty accomplishments to program announcements and features—you'll find the latest here.

Alumni couple Diane (Schueler) '80 and Jack Champaigne '80

A Valentine's Day Love Story: Jack '80 and Diane (Schueler) Champaigne '80

2/4/2022
Jack Champaigne ’80 met Diane (Schueler) Champaigne ’80 when both welcomed new students while serving as Carroll orientation mentors. Their friendship grew in the months that followed, leading to a chilled night in February when they spent time shooting photos and then moved inside the basement of Main Hall for warmth. There, he asked her to marry him. It was Valentine's Day.

Alumnus John Heavey '14

John Heavey '14 takes on big tech, joins Facebook (now Meta)

12/5/2021
While growing up in suburban Illinois, John Heavey ’14 imagined a future as a lawyer, maybe a politician, perhaps a journalist, and acting was also in the mix. With so many career aspirations as a high schooler in 2009, social media was not yet on his radar as something he could do to make a living. That, though, is exactly what he is doing today after accepting a position as a program manager of new products at Facebook, now Meta.

Jane Hamilton '74 with 2019 scholars

Endowed Scholarship Video 2021: Jane Hamilton '74 shares story of giving back

10/7/2021
Jane Hamilton '74 witnessed the impact of scholarships while a student at Carroll by seeing how it helped a friend fund her education. Those memories later motivated Jane to give back to current students by establishing the Hamilton Family Foundation Endowed Scholarship for students in the arts.

Alumna Jill (Griffis) Kubiesa '10

Jill (Griffis) Kubiesa '10 discovered climbing at Carroll

7/9/2021
A trip with friends to Wisconsin’s picturesque Devil’s Lake State Park during her sophomore year at Carroll pushed Jill (Griffis) Kubiesa ’10 toward an activity that she at first declined, saying, "No, that's not for me." Rock climbing. With the encouragement of her friends and fellow Pioneers, though, she built up the courage to give it a try before the trip was over. She discovered she enjoyed it, so much so that she later turned it into a career.

Campus aerial with drone

Drone education supplements many majors

3/1/2021
At Carroll University, we offer Wisconsin’s first Aviation Science and Unmanned Aircraft Systems minor. Find out how our students are broadening their career prospects.

Alumna Khorye Huffman '16

CU in the Workplace | Khorye Huffman '16

1/30/2021
Growing up with a passion for the books and reading, Khorye Huffman '16 now blends her career working at both the Carroll University Library as well as the Waukesha Public Library.

Puerto Rican Student Embraces Opportunity

12/17/2020
As a young girl in Puerto Rico, Gabriela Otei Castro imagined owning her own business. As a dog lover it occurred to her that, perhaps, those pieces of her identity could be combined. It is that combination, and what she calls “amazing” business and animal behavior programs, that drew Castro to Carroll.

Alumna Diane De La Santos '81

CU in the Workplace | Diane De La Santos '81

11/9/2020
To celebrate our Carroll University Month of Service, this month’s CU in the Workplace (@ Home Series) interview features Diane De La Santos ’81, Executive Director of City on a Hill, a faith-based, non-profit in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

EFMD logo - School of Business has been admitted to this exclusive global organization.

School of Business Accepted into Premier Global Business Management Organization

7/16/2020
The Carroll University School of Business has been granted membership by the EFMD, a globally recognized membership organization and accrediting body for business schools, business school programs and corporate universities. Carroll’s School of Business is the only institution of higher learning in Wisconsin to earn this distinction.

MBA student

New Online MBA Program Offered

6/23/2020
Students now can experience that same quality MBA education, completely online, with the same superior faculty and small classes that are a hallmark of the Carroll experience. With classes starting every eight weeks, the online program offers maximum flexibility, letting students begin their studies and continue their education at their own pace.

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