Carthage’s beautiful campus on the shore of Lake Michigan in Kenosha, Wisconsin, is home to 2,600 full-time undergraduate students. With an average class size of 17 and a student-faculty ratio of 13:1, Carthage offers educational experiences uncommon in a small campus environment. www.carthage.edu(see more)
Carthage’s beautiful campus on the shore of Lake Michigan in Kenosha, Wisconsin, is home to 2,600 full-time undergraduate students. With an average class size of 17 and a student-faculty ratio of 13:1, Carthage offers educational experiences uncommon in a small campus environment. www.carthage.edu
Carthage College's Paige Hollendonner '21awarded a $500 scholarship from Hallmark
Paige Hollendonner '21 was a speaker at the Enactus USA National Exposition in Kansas City, Missouri earlier this month. Hollendonner, the Vice President of Carthage Enactus was selected as a Hallmark Brand Ambassador. While in Kansas City, Hollendonner had the opportunity to tour Hallmark Headquarters and meet with business leaders from the company. She was also awarded a $500 scholarship from Hallmark. She will be hosting Hallmark events on Carthage College's campus next year.
The Carthage Activities Board has completed their election season
Over the past month, the Carthage Activities Board has been hard at work electing their new leaders for the 2019-20 academic year.
Nursing Students Inducted into International Honor Society of Nursing
Five students from Carthage's inaugural nursing class were inducted into the Phi Beta Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing on Saturday, April 27. Sigma Theta Tau is committed to fostering excellence, scholarship, and leadership in nursing to improve health care worldwide.
Carthage Model UN students win awards in Amsterdam
17 Carthage Model United Nations students, accompanied by Professor Jeffrey Roberg of the Political Science Department and Professor Emerita Penny Seymoure of the Psychological Science Department, traveled abroad to Amsterdam, Netherlands to participate in the Amsterdam University College Model United Nations Conference April 4-9, 2019. AUCMUN had approximately 200 participants from 64 countries.
Meet 2019 Distinguished Senior Sabiella Gomez
Sabiella Gomez '19 was presented with the Distinguished Senior Award at the Celebration of Scholars Award Ceremony on Friday, April 26. Sabiella was recognized for her dedication as a student and volunteer, and for her leadership in on-campus student organizations and activities.
Chinese majors win Excellence in Chinese Learning Award
Three Carthage Chinese students were recognized by the Wisconsin Association of Chinese Language Teachers as outstanding learners with certificates in Excellence in Chinese Learning.
Carthaginians shine at Midwest Universities Chinese Speech Contest
Professor Darwin Tsen and target language expert Tianhua Lei took students from Carthage's Chinese Program to participate in the annual Midwest Universities Chinese Speech Competition at Loyola University of Chicago on Saturday, April 27. This event is sponsored by the Consulate General of the People's Republic of China.
Congratulations to the 2019 Celebration of Scholars winners!
Carthage held its ninth annual Celebration of Scholars on Friday, April 26, 2019, during Spring Family Weekend. Students, families, staff, faculty, alumni, and members of the community celebrated student and faculty research, scholarship, and creativity with a poster exhibition and award ceremony.
Carthage students earn scholarships, internships, and fellowships from Wisconsin Space Grant Consortium
Several Carthage students have earned scholarships, internships, and research opportunities through the NASA Wisconsin Space Grant Consortium for the 2019-20 school year. This year, the NASA WSGC awarded $54,570 to Carthage students, funds which were made available through the NASA National Space Grant College and Fellowship program for the pursuit of undergraduate space-related studies.
Logan Engberg Shatters Outdoor 10,000 Meter Run Record
The Carthage College men's track & field team had select members compete in the Augustana College Meet of Champions in Rock Island, Illinois, while a handful embarked on the UW-La Crosse Phil Esten Challenge in La Crosse, Wisconsin on Friday, April 19th. The 10000 meter run field at UW-La Crosse had senior Logan Engberg licking his chops as he shattered the school record with a time of 30:33.90, which broke 2017 Carthage Hall of Fame Inductee Glen Schumacher's 43-year record of 30:55.64 accomplished in 1976. Engberg, who's perpetually improved throughout his four-years with the Red Men, also owns the indoor 5,000 meter run school record (14:52.57). Engberg's time on Friday put him in fourth place out of 37 competitors.
Carthage students excel at Classics Honorary Meeting
Eta Sigma Phi, the Carthage classics honorary society, attended the national convention at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota March 22-24. Five Carthage students attended and were able to develop connections with classics students and professors from all over the country. The Carthage contingent won one round in the certamen, a classics trivia game. The Carthage chapter earned their third consecutive award for "Best T-Shirt," and two of our students also earned individual awards. Sociology major Alissa Marek-Spartz '20 was awarded best dressed female in the vir et femina vestiti splendidissime competition. Music and classics major Cole Pantano '22 won the Latin Declamation contest and presented his rendition of Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech in Latin at the closing banquet.
Carthage Students Excel at Classics Honorary Meeting
Eta Sigma Phi, the Carthage classics honorary society, attended the national convention at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota March 22-24. Five Carthage students attended and were able to develop connections with classics students and professors from all over the country. The Carthage contingent won one round in the certamen, a classics trivia game. The Carthage chapter earned their third consecutive award for "Best T-Shirt," and two of our students also earned individual awards. A student was awarded best dressed female in the vir et femina vestiti splendidissime competition and a Music and Classics major won the Latin Declamation contest and presented his rendition of Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech in Latin at the closing banquet.
Congratulations to the 2019-20 Student Government Executive Board and Senators
Congratulations to the 2019-20 Carthage College Student Government Executive Board.
Congratulations to the winners of the Stratford Shakespeare Festival Scholarship Competition
Each year, the English Department conducts a competition for the best essays on a Shakespeare play. Winners receive scholarships for the annual fall trip to the Stratford Shakespeare Festival.
Two Carthaginians' names appear in the 2018 Economic Report of the President of the United States
The Economic Report of the President, which was published together with the Annual Report of the Council of Economic Advisors in March, contains the names of two Carthage students. The students are cited in the Annual Report of the Council of Economic Advisors for their work as interns in Washington, D.C. Troy Durie, an economics major, received the internship post-graduation. Jackson Bailey, an IPE and finance double major, interned full time in fall 2018. Carthage College's Accounting and Finance Department is currently engaged in amending the catalog internship language in the hope that such prestigious opportunities can be experienced by additional Carthage students in future.
New members inducted into history honorary society
Nine Carthage students were inducted into Phi Alpha Theta, the national history honorary society. Phi Alpha Theta, founded in 1921, is second only to Phi Beta Kappa in its requirements.
Carthage students win prizes at UW-Milwaukee Japanese Speech and Recitation Contest
Carthage participated in the 7th UW-Milwaukee Japanese Speech and Recitation Contest on Friday, Febuary 22nd.
Model UN Conference - Chicago
Thirty-five Carthage College students, accompanied by Professor Jeffrey Roberg, traveled to Chicago to compete in the American Model United Nations conference Nov. 17-20.
Carthage Mock Trial advances to the 2019 Opening Round Championship Series
The Carthage College Mock Trial team took third place in the 32-team tournament and will now advance to the Opening Round Championship Series in Cedar Rapids, Iowa the weekend of March 8-10. The season started with 13 new team members who had never before participated in mock trial at any level. Only one student returned from last year's team. At their first tournament of the season last October, also in Minneapolis, the Carthage teams finished a combined 1-14-1. Their performance in the regional is a quintessential reflection of the hard work, energy, and commitment put forth all season.
BNY Mellon Enactus Student Fellow
Carthage marketing major Ashleigh Aybar '19 was named a BNY Mellon Enactus Student Fellow.
Represented Carthage at American Model United Nations Conference
Carthage Model UN students competed in a field of approximately 1,500 students from 92 universities and colleges across the United States and the world. Carthage students tackled issues of international importance such as: combating violence and violent extremism, bridging digital divides, enhancing regional economic cooperation and integration in Asia and the Pacific, antimicrobial resistance, and the 1994 Rwandan genocide.
Traveled to the Enactus National Exposition
The Carthage Enactus team headed to Kansas City for the organization's National Exposition for the ninth consecutive year. The group earned their bid at the Chicago Regional Competition. Only about 175 of over 450 teams are invited to nationals.
MadHacks Programming Competition - Second Place
Carthage students participated in their first hackathon Feb. 18-19 - and came home with a second place win! Congratulations to computer science majors Sydni Baluch '19, Austin Haskell '18, and Ryan Mahoney '18. Their team took second place in the University of Wisconsin-Madison's MadHacks programming competition. This national competition lasts about 30 hours, and involves more than 350 students in teams of up to four students each. The theme of this year's MadHacks was Games.
2017 CFA Research Challenge - Second Place
A team of highly skilled and dedicated Carthage College students achieved outstanding results in the 2017 CFA Research Challenge which took place on Feb. 16 in Madison.
Represented Carthage at American Model United Nations Conference
Carthage Model United Nations students, accompanied by Professor Jeffrey Roberg and Professor Jerald Mast, spent four days of their Thanksgiving break in Chicago participating in the American Model United Nations (AMUN) Conference.
Carthage Math Team wins FaceOff
The team took first place in the FaceOff competition at the Pi Mu Epsilon Undergraduate Research Conference at St. Norbert College. Carthage's team outscored teams from nine other colleges in both preliminary rounds and the final question round. Carthage teams have won FaceOff competitions more than 10 times at mathematics meetings in Wisconsin over the past five years.
Traveled to the Enactus National Exposition
The Carthage chapter of Enactus headed to the organization's national exposition for the eighth straight year. The group earned their bid at the Chicago regional competition on March 21. This year's national exposition was held May 15-17 in St. Louis.
Traveled to the American Mock Trial Association's annual national tournament
The Carthage Mock Trial just completed the best year its ever had by competing in the American Mock Trial Association National Championship Tournament for the first time.
Represented Model UN in Bogota, Colombia
Seventeen Model United Nations students, accompanied by Professor Jeffrey Roberg and Professor Penny Seymoure, spent most of their Spring Break in Bogota, Colombia participating in a Model United Nations (MONUA) conference at the Universidad de los Andes.
Enactus Chicago Regional Competition Champion
The Carthage Enactus entrepreneurial service chapter won a major victory at the Chicago Regional Competition in Lombard, Ill. The team has now earned an invitation to compete at the Enactus National Exposition in St. Louis.