F1RST is the official publication of Carroll University. The magazine puts a fresh spin on stories about campus life, updates on alumni and in-depth features connecting the accomplishments of Carroll alumni, faculty and staff to today's headlines. Comments and ideas about the publication can be made to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We remember the warmth and wisdom of Gert Ullsperger, Carroll's unofficial Grandma. Then read about a novel program that enlists faculty members as honorary captains of Carroll athletic programs and a new professional credential aimed at fostering safe communities. Finally, learn about the student referral program that enlists the help of alumni like you to send promising students Carroll's way.
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A new course offered by Carroll's Office of Compass Credentials explores a creative, community-centered approach to public safety.
An essay by the Rev. Elizabeth McCord reflecting on the life and legacy of Gert Ullsperger.
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It's Carroll University's 175th birthday! Join in the celebration and meet a few of Carroll's pioneering alumni. Then read about a unique interdisciplinary research project which utilizes drones to monitor water quality on a local lake. Finally, learn how Carroll's liberal arts foundation empowers the path of today's Pioneers.
Our spring edition arrives like the first dragonfly on a warm, sunny spring afternoon. Learn all about Carroll's sustainability efforts, as your favorite university goes green, and get a glimpse into some recent convocations. These additional learning opportunities for our students reflect the value and importance of a liberal arts-based education. You'll also meet a dedicated student-athlete who found his home in the pool and read about the university's plans for "the Pharm."
An issue about resilience, innovation and progress. Tour the renovated Education Hall and meet the interim dean of the new School of Education and Human Services. Read about the resourceful approaches taken by the arts and athletics programs at Carroll to adapt to COVID-19. And find out how Carroll successfully navigated a turbulent year for higher education in a special 2019-20 Annual Report.