Wisconsin News Briefs

USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Conducts Replenishment-at-Sea

PACIFIC OCEAN (July 13, 2021) Boatswain’s Mate 3rd Class Nicholas Lawrence, a native of Waukesha, Wisconsin, guides a cargo onload aboard Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) during a replenishment-at-sea with Henry J. Kaiser-class fleet replenishment oiler USNS Henry J. Kaiser (T-AO 187), July 13, 2021. Vinson is currently underway conducting routine maritime operations in U.S. 3rd Fleet. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Elisha Smith)

Declaración sobre el Arreglo de Alfonso Morales

Concejal Marina Dimitrijevic, 13 de julio de 2021 –Como presidente del Comité de Salud y Seguridad Pública del Consejo, me alegro de que esto haya terminado. Nuestra ciudad está lista para seguir adelante con un jefe permanente que está tan comprometido como nosotros con la curación de las injusticias individuales y sistémicas y con la restauración de la paz para todos nuestros residentes y visitantes, familias, y especialmente para los preciosos niños que algún día serán dirigiendo esta ciudad.

Declaración del alcalde de Milwaukee, Tom Barrett, y el concejal Ashanti Hamilton:

Julio 13, (Acompañado por el presidente del Consejo Común, Cavalier Johnson) “Alfonso Morales y la ciudad de Milwaukee han llegado a un acuerdo provisional hoy. Los términos del acuerdo se publicarán próximamente y están sujetos a la aprobación del Consejo Común. El Jefe Morales y la Ciudad acordaron una estipulación para posponer su fecha de regreso del 15 de julio al 1 de agosto de 2021, si es necesario, para efectuar los términos del acuerdo.

Kunkel-Jordan Appointed Dean of the JoAnn McGrath School of Nursing and Health Professions

Milwaukee, (July 13, 2021) – Laurie Kunkel-Jordan, Ph.D., RN, was appointed dean of Alverno College’s JoAnn McGrath School of Nursing and Health Professions, Joseph Foy, Ph.D., vice president for Academic Affairs, announced.

Kunkel-Jordan, a 2000 graduate of Alverno and an associate professor of nursing, began teaching at Alverno in 2017 and most recently served as interim dean and director of the college’s graduate nursing programs.

“As an alumna, I am thrilled to lead Alverno’s nursing program and help educate the nurse leaders of tomorrow,” said Kunkel-Jordan. “Alverno has a widely respected history of nursing education, uniquely grounded in Franciscan values and the humanities. As we seek to educate our diverse student population, we’re eager to launch new and innovative programs aimed at addressing the health care needs and disparities evident in the Milwaukee area and surrounding communities, greater Wisconsin, and beyond.”

Kunkel-Jordan succeeds Patricia Varga, Ph.D., MSN, RN, CNE, who had served as dean since 2018. Varga, a professor, will return to the faculty. Under Varga, Alverno launched a Dual Adult-Gerontology Primary and Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program and a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner program, both the first of their kind in Wisconsin. Varga also oversaw the incorporation of the Columbia College of Nursing into Alverno.

Register for the 2021 HaRUNbee Walk/Run for Healthy Birth Outcomes

The 2021 HaRUNbee Walk/Run for Healthy Birth Outcomes is right around the corner, and Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs is encouraging those interested in participating to register today. The event will take place in-person on Saturday, August 7th, or participants can also complete the Walk/Run in their own neighborhood or on self-designed routes from August 1 to August 7. The event will be part of the 10th annual Bronzeville Week which will take place August 7-14.  An in-person registration drive for the event will take place on Wednesday, July 14 from noon – 2 p.m. in the City Hall Rotunda, 200 E. Wells St. T-shirts are available for participants, and those wanting to secure a t-shirt are encouraged to register by Friday, July 16. Participants can also find additional information and register online by visiting www.bit.ly/HaRUNbee2021.