Institute for Women’s Leadership Gains Momentum

Green Bay, Wis.—The Institute for Women’s Leadership is gaining momentum with a slate of programming planned for May and established leadership. The Institute is represented by a steering committee of university change-makers and an advisory board of influential business owners and leaders from the community, all focused on creating a community of women and allies, who share knowledge and stand together to reduce barriers for women rising to positions of leadership at every stage in their career.

Every month the Institute will plan and host two monthly series, available to members for free and the general public for a small fee:

  • Women Rising: Stories from Experience—a one-hour lunchtime session to hear from a female leader in Wisconsin about her leadership journey, facilitated by lead community partner Bridget O’Connor, O’Connor Connective. May’s “story from experience” will take place on Tuesday, May 11, Noon to 1 p.m., featuring Christine Jensema, a 25 year Chief Human Resource Officer at Hospital Sisters Health System of Eastern Wisconsin, now retired and appreciating an encore consultancy career. More details available online: http://www.uwgb.edu/womens-leadership/monthly-series
  • Rising Together: Caffeinated Conversations—a one-hour morning session focused on networking and sharing knowledge around a timely topic. May’s topic will be “Vulnerability: The Call to Courage” and will take place on Wednesday, May 19, 8 to 9 a.m. More details available online: http://www.uwgb.edu/womens-leadership/monthly-series
  • Sharing Knowledge Workshops —The Institute business members share their expertise in scheduled lunchtime sessions around leadership, business and entrepreneurial topics. May’s workshop will take place on Thursday, May 27, 12-1 p.m. and will explore share the expertise of Melissa Borowitz, CEO and Owner, The Utech Group, a consulting company helping companies build a foundation for organizational success. More details available online: http://www.uwgb.edu/womens-leadership/sharing-knowledge/

In addition, the Institute is also hosting a day-long Women’s Leadership Virtual Retreat on Thursday, May 6, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., designed around the theme, “Educate, Enlighten and Empower.” The retreat will be an inspiring day of conversation, advice and shared experiences open to the general public and members on a sliding fee scale. Speakers will include Robyn Davis, President and CEO of Brown County United Way along with executive coaches Chris Kann and Courtney Booth – a great networking opportunity with women leaders and dynamic executive coaches.

To learn more about the Institute for Women’s Leadership, please contact Executive Director Teri Zuege-Halvorsen at zueget@uwgb.edu or visit the website www.uwgb.edu/womens-leadership

About the Institute for Women’s Leadership Institute
The Institute for Women’s Leadership was established in 2021. Located at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, the Institute provides participants the opportunity to expand transformational leadership skills, building a leadership a pipeline for Northeast Wisconsin. The Institute both embraces the Wisconsin Idea and serves the core and select missions of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay in its commitment to inclusion, civic engagement, educational opportunity at all levels, and community-based partnerships. The Institute of Women’s Leadership exists as part of the Division of Continuing Education and Community Engagement. The Institute seeks to fulfill critical needs throughout Wisconsin and contribute to a robust, more broadly engaged and representative professional workforce and leadership. For more information visit the website http://www.uwgb.edu/womens-leadership/  

 About the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
Established in 1965, UW-Green Bay is a public institution serving 8,970 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students and 79,604 continuing education enrollees each year across all campus locations. We educate students from pre-college through retirement and offer 200+ degrees, programs and certificates. UW-Green Bay graduates are resilient, inclusive, sustaining and engaged members of their communities, ready to rise to fearlessly face challenges, solve problems and embrace diverse ideas and people. With four campus locations, the University welcomes students from every corner of the world. In 2020, UW-Green Bay was the fastest growing UW school in Wisconsin. For more information, visit www.uwgb.edu.

 

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Institute for Women’s Leadership Plans to Educate, Enlighten and Empower During Women’s Virtual Retreat May 6

Green Bay, Wis.— Women of Wisconsin, get ready to be inspired! UW-Green Bay’s Institute for Women’s Leadership is hosting an all-day virtual Women’s Retreat on Thursday, May 6, from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.—an inspiring day of conversation, advice and shared experiences for women and others in Northeast Wisconsin.

Sessions are planned to educate, enlighten and empower women, featuring established women leaders and executive coaches from the community and the state.

To register for the retreat, please visit our webpage: https://www.uwgb.edu/womens-leadership/retreat/

Robyn Davis, CEO of Brown County United Way, will discuss the topic of “Social Change and Leadership.” Davis is an experienced executive with a demonstrated history of working in the program development industry. She is skilled in nonprofit organizations, coaching, conflict resolution, event management and team building. Prior to joining Green Bay United Way, Davis was president of Freedom House Ministries, Inc, a not-for-profit serving homeless families and children. She has a bachelor’s degree in English and sociology and a doctorate in law.

Chris Kann, owner and president of Chris Kann Coaching will share “Four Secrets to Sustainable Success” during the second session. Kahn has over 30 years of business experience, including time in corporate marketing positions and as an entrepreneur. She has always felt called to the world of business, loving every minute of her time at the University of Wisconsin-Madison while receiving her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in business. After spending more than a decade in public and private companies, Kann started her first business, and connected with her true calling as an entrepreneur. As a Registered Corporate Coach™, Kann brings her knowledge of the ups and downs of corporate environments, career transitions and work/life challenges to her sessions with clients. She believes that the best way to be an exceptional leader, business owner or manager is to know yourself.

Courtney Booth, owner and president of Booth Leadership, will lead the third and last session called “Uncover Blocks and Live into Your Strengths: Empowered, Energized and equipped During Adversity.” Booth is a gifted leader and dynamic believer in people who can help strengthen teams and develop new leaders. The goal of her company is to ignite the power of people using an interactive and engaging coach approach to leadership development through workshops and coaching. Booth Leadership offers a proven strategy for developing leaders who LIVE more passionately, LEAD with more clarity and WORK with greater skill and focus. Booth has a bachelor’s in agricultural journalism.

The retreat will deliver executive coaching for wherever women and others are in their careers. Cost for the retreat is discounted if you are a member of the Institute.

To learn more about the Institute for Women’s Leadership, please contact Executive Director Teri Zuege-Halvorsen at zueget@uwgb.edu or visit the website www.uwgb.edu/womens-leadership

To register for the retreat, please visit our webpage: https://www.uwgb.edu/womens-leadership/retreat/

About the Institute for Women’s Leadership Institute
The Institute for Women’s Leadership was established in 2021. Located at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, the Institute provides participants the opportunity to expand transformational leadership skills, building a leadership a pipeline for Northeast Wisconsin. The Institute both embraces the Wisconsin Idea and serves the core and select missions of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay in its commitment to inclusion, civic engagement, educational opportunity at all levels, and community-based partnerships. The Institute seeks to fulfill critical needs in the region and contribute to a robust, more broadly engaged and representative professional workforce and leadership. For more information visit the website http://www.uwgb.edu/womens-leadership/

About the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
Established in 1965, UW-Green Bay is a public institution serving 8,970 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students and 79,604 continuing education enrollees each year across all campus locations. We educate students from pre-college through retirement and offer 200+ degrees, programs and certificates. UW-Green Bay graduates are resilient, inclusive, sustaining and engaged members of their communities, ready to rise to fearlessly face challenges, solve problems and embrace diverse ideas and people. With four campus locations, the University welcomes students from every corner of the world. In 2020, UW-Green Bay was the fastest growing UW school in Wisconsin. For more information, visit www.uwgb.edu.

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Taxing Toll: Pandemic disproportionately affects working women | Insight

Helping women remain—and thrive—in the workforce is vital, says Teri Zuege-Halvorsen, executive director of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s newly created Institute for Women’s Leadership. That will be part of the institute’s mission, through both credit and non-credit learning opportunities designed to help women at all levels advance in their careers.

Source: Taxing toll PANDEMIC DISPROPORTIONATELY AFFECTS WORKING WOMEN | Insight

Institute for Women’s Leadership: Strong Programming Schedule Starts in April – Green Bay News Network

UW-GB’s Institute for Women’s Leadership: Strong Programming Schedule Starts in AprilUW-Green Bay’s Institute for Women’s Leadership introduces a strong schedule of programming starting in April, after its very successful kickoff event on March 5th.Executive Director of the Institute for Women’s Leadership, Teri Zuege-Halvorsen, said, “We are excited and energized by the University and community response to the establishment of the Institute and look forward to making possible tools and resources that benefit women and others to become leaders and make a difference.”

Source: UW-GB’s Institute for Women’s Leadership: Strong Programming Schedule Starts in April – Green Bay News Network

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Inclusion Begins Within

No one would deny we live in changing times.

And when Stacey Groll, assistant to the mayor for the City of Manitowoc, Wis. saw an opportunity to do her part, she went for it. The change? Helping to develop a greater sense of equity, diversity and inclusion within herself, city government and ultimately the community she’s lived in all her life.

That’s why she enrolled in UW-Green Bay’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Certificate Program. Building diversity is as much a practice as it is a field of study. And definitely a tall order within a five-week program that’s entirely online. Was it worth the effort?

“Absolutely!” Groll says, “For both my professional and personal development.”

Some realizations arrived early-on. Diving into issues involving equity, diversity and inclusion can be very intimidating at the onset. “The starting point for me was realizing how much I really have to learn.” But then she realized that it was the diversity of her fellow students and interacting with them that made the program come alive. “It was amazing! Everyone’s experience was different.”

Groll has no plans on stopping. Her goal is to develop a committee within city government so employees can increase their sense of inclusion and together create a more inviting and welcoming workplace. And then after that, invite members of the community to create their own committee in partnership with the City of Manitowoc.

“I want to pull in leaders from different organizations and communities that may be underrepresented. Anyone that has a passion for diversity, equity and inclusion.”

That would certainly include Groll, who is looking forward to the second level of the program and completing her certification. And after that? She’s just getting started….

Groll was a participant the Diversity, Equity and Diversity Certificate Program, offered by UW-Green Bay’s Division of Continuing Education and Community Engagement.

UW-Green Bay is Meeting the Demand Locally and Across the U.S. for Inclusivity Training | Seehafer News

Joining the national call for racial justice, UW-Green Bay’s Division of Continuing Education and Community Engagement hosted a webinar to evaluate interest in a certificate program dedicated to nurturing environments of diversity, equity and inclusion at work, at home and in our communities. The webinar’s response initiated the launch of the foundational (Level 1) program in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in November 2020.

Source: UW-Green Bay is Meeting the Demand Locally and Across the U.S. for Inclusivity Training | Seehafer News

Institute for Women’s Leadership Introduces a Strong Schedule of Programming Starting in April

Green Bay, Wis.—UW-Green Bay’s Institute for Women’s Leadership introduces a strong schedule of programming starting in April, after its very successful kickoff event on March 5.

Executive Director of the Institute for Women’s Leadership, Teri Zuege-Halvorsen, said, “We are excited and energized by the University and community response to the establishment of the Institute and look forward to making possible tools and resources that benefit women and others to become leaders and make a difference.”

The Institute will offer to members and the general public the following monthly series:

  • Business Member Workshops—Business members in the Institute share their expertise in regular lunchtime sessions around leadership, business and entrepreneurial topics. April’s workshop will take place on Tuesday, April 20, 12-1 p.m. and will explore the topic, “Entrepreneurship through Franchise Ownership: Could Franchise Ownership Be Right for You?” More details available online: http://www.uwgb.edu/womens-leadership/workshops/
  • Women Rising: Stories from Experience—a one-hour lunchtime session to hear from a female leader in Wisconsin about her leadership journey. The first “story from experience” will take place on Tuesday, April 27, Noon to 1 p.m., featuring Barb LaMue, President and CEO of New North, Inc. an 18-county regional economic development corporation in northeast Wisconsin whose mission is to harness and promote the region’s resources, talents and creativity for the purpose of growing our regional economy. More details available online: http://www.uwgb.edu/womens-leadership/monthly-series
  • Rising Together: Caffeinated Conversations—a one-hour morning session focused on networking and sharing knowledge around a timely topic. April’s topic will be “What Companies Lose When They Lose Women Leaders” and will take place on Wednesday, April 21, 8 to 9 a.m. More details available online: http://www.uwgb.edu/womens-leadership/monthly-series

In addition, the Institute is also hosting a day-long Women’s Virtual Retreat on Thursday, May 6, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., designed around the theme, “Educate, Enlighten and Empower.” The retreat will be an inspiring day of conversation, advice and shared experiences open to the general public and members on a sliding fee scale. Speakers will include Robyn Davis, CEO of Green Bay United Way and executive coaches Chris Kahn and Courtney Booth. The retreat is intended to provide executive coaching for wherever a woman may be in her career.

To learn more about the Institute for Women’s Leadership, please contact Executive Director Teri Zuege-Halvorsen at zueget@uwgb.edu or visit the website www.uwgb.edu/womens-leadership

If you weren’t able to attend the kickoff event, it was recorded and is now available on the website, along with other extras. http://www.uwgb.edu/womens-leadership/kickoff/.

About the Institute for Women’s Leadership Institute
The Institute for Women’s Leadership was established in 2021. Located at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, the Institute provides participants the opportunity to expand transformational leadership skills, building a leadership a pipeline for Northeast Wisconsin. The Institute both embraces the Wisconsin Idea and serves the core and select missions of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay in its commitment to inclusion, civic engagement, educational opportunity at all levels, and community-based partnerships. The Institute seeks to fulfill critical needs in the region and contribute to a robust, more broadly engaged and representative professional workforce and leadership. For more information visit the website www.uwgb.edu/womens-leadership

About the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
Established in 1965, UW-Green Bay is a public institution serving 8,970 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students and 79,604 continuing education enrollees each year across all campus locations. We educate students from pre-college through retirement and offer 200+ degrees, programs and certificates. UW-Green Bay graduates are resilient, inclusive, sustaining and engaged members of their communities, ready to rise to fearlessly face challenges, solve problems and embrace diverse ideas and people. With four campus locations, the University welcomes students from every corner of the world. In 2020, UW-Green Bay was the fastest growing UW school in Wisconsin. For more information, visit www.uwgb.edu.

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UW-Green Bay is Meeting the Demand Locally and Across the U.S. for Inclusivity Training

Now enrolling new sessions for April & May

Green Bay, Wis.—What started as a pilot program for Diversity, Equity and Inclusivity earlier this year at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is now registering for its third session. The program is attracting a diverse group of professionals throughout Wisconsin and from states as far afield as Florida, California and New York. Businesses and organizations are registering entire teams for the online training and looking forward to onsite customized trainings in the near future.

Joining the national call for racial justice, UW-Green Bay’s Division of Continuing Education and Community Engagement hosted a webinar to evaluate interest in a certificate program dedicated to nurturing environments of diversity, equity and inclusion at work, at home and in our communities. The webinar’s response initiated the launch of the foundational (Level 1) program in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in November 2020. A Level 2 program was added January of 2021.

“The launching of this certificate program focused on equity, diversity, and inclusion speaks to UW-Green Bay’s responsiveness and commitment to being a community beacon for advancing for racial justice,” says  the University’s Vice Chancellor for University Inclusivity & Student Affairs, Corey King.

The primary instructor for the course is Reverend Lex Cade-White, who has facilitated dialogues and conversations in communities and congregations about race, class, gender, and spirituality for more than 10 years and has done research on race and multiculturalism and comparisons around feminism, race and religion.

About the program, Rev. Cade-White said, “Level 1 participants in the first course engaged in very rich astute questions, reflection and growth around what they see DEI looking like, what they hope for it and how they can improve and sustain things. The students interested in the deeper dive gained in Level 2 are looking forward to gaining more tools and awareness to better apply concepts to their workplaces and organizations.”

Each level is five weeks in duration and takes place 100 percent online, comprised of online self-study and a virtual discussion and panel presentation. Panelists are experts from the community or University and have included Stacie Christian, director of Inclusive Excellence and the Pride Center at UW-Green Bay, and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion professional speaker and facilitator Lisa Koenecke. In each session, participants learn as a cohort and build on their self-study with discussion groups and peer to peer learning.

Response to the program has been effusive and enthusiastic.

“The program is amazing!” said Ultimate Medical Company’s (Tampa, Fl) Director of Talent Heather Fleetwood. “I am already using so much in my job.”

Other participants have commented that the program is the most thorough, providing outstanding value and return on investment.

Level 1 (Foundational) Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is enrolling now, and sessions will begin the week of April 19. Level 2 (Advanced) is also enrolling for two cohorts with sessions beginning the weeks of March 15 and May 3, respectively. Level 1 is a prerequisite for Level 2.

To learn more about the program, visit the program website at http://www.uwgb.edu/continuing-professional-education/certificate-programs/diversity-equity-and-inclusion/ or contact Tammy Clausen, Business Development Specialist at 715-504-3305 or clausent@uwgb.edu.

About the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
Established in 1965, UW-Green Bay is a public institution serving 8,970 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students and 79,604 continuing education enrollees each year across all campus locations. We educate students from pre-college through retirement and offer 200+ degrees, programs and certificates. UW-Green Bay graduates are resilient, inclusive, sustaining and engaged members of their communities, ready to rise to fearlessly face challenges, solve problems and embrace diverse ideas and people. With four campus locations, the University welcomes students from every corner of the world. In 2020, UW-Green Bay was the fastest growing UW school in Wisconsin. For more information, visit www.uwgb.edu.

About UW-Green Bay’s Division of Continuing Education and Community Engagement
The Division of Continuing Education and Community Engagement focuses its mission on creating educational opportunity and access for all ages, encompassing K-12 student programs, personal and professional development and customized training to meet the needs of a progressive economy. The division develops, collaborates and executes responsive solutions for diverse communities statewide, all of which reflect a deep commitment to inclusion, social justice and civic responsibility. For more information, visit: http://www.uwgb.edu/continuing-education/

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UW-Green Bay’s Rising Phoenix Program Expands to Two Rivers School District

Program provides pathways to higher education for high school students

 Two Rivers, Wis.—The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s Rising Phoenix Early College High School Program continues to grow as the Two Rivers School District has signed on to offer students the opportunity to get a head start on earning college credits while academically and personally preparing for college. The program will launch with Two Rivers in Fall 2021.

Rising Phoenix-Two Rivers is the third Rising Phoenix partnership and is modeled after the inaugural cohort of 25 students with the Manitowoc Public School District that launched in Fall 2020. Mishicot High School also announced the launching of a Rising Phoenix program in Fall 2021. The program was created with the goals of reducing college debt, closing the achievement gap and providing advanced learning opportunities for students in Northeast Wisconsin communities.

“We are excited to expand the Rising Phoenix Early College High School Program with the Two Rivers School District,” said UW-Green Bay Chancellor Michael Alexander. “The University is committed to working with our K-12 educational partners to invest in the growth of our region and support an increase in the percentage of students in our communities that have access to higher education. We look forward to building our partnership with the students, teachers and administration in Two Rivers.”

Current Two Rivers High School sophomores will have the opportunity to apply for the Rising Phoenix Programand will be enrolled during their junior and senior years of high school. When admitted to the program, students will be concurrently enrolled at Two Rivers High School and UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus. Rising Phoenix courses are selected to meet Wisconsin high school graduation requirements and the UW-Green Bay Associate of Arts and Sciences (AAS) degree. Courses will be offered at Two Rivers High School, online and UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus, providing students flexible options to take courses and participate in extra-curricular activities at the high school and on the university campus. These opportunities allow for students to experience college coursework in the familiar environment of their high school and to learn alongside other college students at a college campus.

The goal for participating students is to earn both their high school diploma and get a significant head start on their college degree. Students enrolling in the program will have the opportunity to earn an AAS degree by the time they graduate from Two Rivers High School. Students who complete an AAS degree will have the first two years of a bachelor’s degree completed. The accomplishment will apply whether students decide to continue at UW-Green Bay, transfer to a different college or university or enter the workforce upon graduation with an earned college credential.

The Two Rivers School District is committed to providing equitable access to the program and will cover the full program costs for up to 10 students in a target group that is defined as first generation college students and students with financial need. Other Two Rivers students may apply to the program with the cost shared between the School District and students/families.

“At Two Rivers High School we are striving to ensure students become respectful, responsible and resilient learners empowered for the diverse experiences of life. Part of that mission includes fostering pathways for student success through rigorous and challenging courses that benefit students beyond high school,” said Timothy Engh, Two Rivers High School Principal. “The Rising Phoenix partnership is one way we can achieve that goal while demonstrating our Kids at Hope District philosophy. We are very excited for our students to start engaging with this opportunity.”

The main priorities and advantages of the program are student support and coaching. Every student enrolled will work consistently with UW-Green Bay’s Rising Phoenix Student Success Coach, who will:

  • Assist students through the admissions process
  • Facilitate academic advising
  • Provide social and emotional support
  • Serve as a transition specialist upon graduation (college applications, scholarships, FAFSA and financial aid assistance).

“The Two Rivers Public School District is very excited to partner with the Rising Phoenix program,” said Lisa Quistorf, Two Rivers District Administrator. “This partnership provides educational opportunities in higher education for our high school students. Together we will support and guide our students for advancement in their college/career preparedness. We are proud of this partnership. We are TR!”

To learn more about the program, visit the Rising Phoenix website at www.uwgb.edu/rising-phoenix/tworivers .

About the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
Established in 1965, UW-Green Bay is a public institution serving 8,970 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students and 79,604 continuing education enrollees each year across all campus locations. We educate students from pre-college through retirement and offer 200+ degrees, programs and certificates. UW-Green Bay graduates are resilient, inclusive, sustaining and engaged members of their communities, ready to rise to fearlessly face challenges, solve problems and embrace diverse ideas and people. With four campus locations, the University welcomes students from every corner of the world. In 2020, UW-Green Bay was the fastest growing UW school in Wisconsin. For more information, visit www.uwgb.edu.

About UW-Green Bay’s Division of Continuing Education and Community Engagement
The Division of Continuing Education and Community Engagement focuses its mission on creating educational opportunity and access for all ages, encompassing K-12 student programs, personal and professional development and customized training to meet the needs of a progressive economy. The division develops, collaborates and executes responsive solutions for diverse communities statewide, all of which reflect a deep commitment to inclusion, social justice and civic responsibility. For more information, visit: www.uwgb.edu/continuing-education

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Ty'Liesha Johnson

A Profile in Busy

Turning her “to-do” list into a “to-done” list is what Ty’Liesha Johnson is all about. Working and attending college full-time simultaneously would make that list impressive enough. But it’s her ultimate “to-do” that presents a challenge few would attempt.

“I want to have my own orphanage or foster home for kids and teens who aren’t placed into families. That’s been a desire of mine for a very long time.” She states these plans with such conviction, there’s no reason to doubt her sincerity. Especially when coupled with her current career and educational goals.

Having attended bible college and worked in full-time ministry, Ty’Liesha continues to work at a church in Kenosha where she lives. “I do volunteering, too. Always busy.”

Green Bay gave her a lot of good reasons to attend, including online classes in the program she was looking for. “I’m studying organizational leadership with an emphasis in early childhood education and profit/non-profit organizations.”

“I wanted something online that made sense for me and aligned with what I wanted to do in the future.” Ty’Liesha came in as first-year student, this year and enjoyed most of her classes. “A few were a little challenging, especially with my busy schedule.”

Her biggest concern is one shared by many students. “Being able to pay for college and still live life.” But from admissions, financial aid, and even the occasional wellness check, Green Bay has been with her all the way. But don’t take our word for it…

“I was having a very busy and crazy day and in the middle of it, I got a phone call from the University just to check in on me and see how I was doing,” Ty’Liesha recalls. “That made my day. I was overjoyed and couldn’t stop talking about it.” And if past results are any indication, the University will be talking to her for some time to come.

Ty’Liesha is earning her Associates Degree first with plans to continue to a bachelor’s degree later. She is enrolled through the Accelerated Degree program and will complete that program while receiving advising towards her ultimate goal of the bachelor’s degree. The Accelerated Degree program is designed to help learners balance the demands of home, work, and school by offering 7-week courses, allowing students to work through degree requirements quickly.