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Edgewood College

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Motto Heart Speaks to Heart
Cor ad Cor Loquitur
Established 1927
Type Private
President Daniel J. Scarey
Faculty 150
Undergraduates 2,000
Postgraduates 500
Location Madison, Wisconsin, USA
Campus Urban, 55 acres (222,577 m²)
Athletics 14 varsity sports teams (NCAA Division III
Mascot Beagle
Website www.edgewood.edu

Edgewood College is a small Catholic liberal arts college in Madison, Wisconsin, in the Diocese of Madison. Overlooking the shores of Lake Wingra, it occupies 55 acres (223,000 m²) of Madison's near-west side. It was founded by the Sinsinawa Dominican Sisters, many of whom still live near the campus and participate in its activities. It shares grounds with Edgewood High School and Edgewood Campus School. A motto (from Italian) is a phrase or a short list of words meant formally to describe the general motivation or intention of an entity, social group, or organization. ... The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... Year 1927 (MCMXXVII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Private schools, or independent schools, are schools not administered by local, state, or national government, which retain the right to select their student body and are funded in whole or in part by charging their students tuition rather than with public (state) funds. ... A faculty is a division within a university. ... In some educational systems, undergraduate education is post-secondary education up to the level of a Bachelors degree. ... Degree ceremony at Cambridge. ... Nickname: Location of Madison in Dane County, Wisconsin Coordinates: , Municipality City Incorporated 1848 Government  - Mayor Dave Cieslewicz Area  - City 219. ... Official language(s) None Capital Madison Largest city Milwaukee Area  Ranked 23rd  - Total 65,498 sq mi (169,790 km²)  - Width 260 miles (420 km)  - Length 310 miles (500 km)  - % water 17  - Latitude 42° 30′ N to 47° 05′ N  - Longitude 86° 46′ W to 92° 53′ W Population  Ranked... Crowded Shibuya, Tokyo shopping district An urban area is an area with an increased density of human-created structures in comparison to the areas surrounding it. ... Millie, once mascot of the City of Brampton, is now the Brampton Arts Councils representative. ... This article is about the dog breed. ... A website (alternatively, Web site or web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos and other digital assets that is hosted on one or several Web server(s), usually accessible via the Internet, cell phone or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML... Nickname: Location of Madison in Dane County, Wisconsin Coordinates: , Municipality City Incorporated 1848 Government  - Mayor Dave Cieslewicz Area  - City 219. ... Arms of the Bishop of Madison The Diocese of Madison, Wisconsin is the Roman Catholic Diocese for the southwest corner of Wisconsin. ... A view of Lake Wingra Lake Wingra is a small lake located in the city of Madison, Wisconsin. ... Sinsinawa Dominican Congregation of the Most Holy Rosary of the Order of Preachers is a Catholic religious order for women. ... Notable Alumni Chris Farley, actor and comedian Kevin Farley, actor Categories: | ...

The college has an art therapy program, and has strong nursing, educational and business tracks. It prides itself on its service to the vocational community, with recent 2005 press releases touting refresher courses for IT professionals. However, it also serves a broader undergraduate liberal arts agenda. Art therapy is a form of expressive therapy that uses art materials, such as paints, chalk and clay. ... Nursing is a profession focused on assisting individuals, families, and communities in attaining, re-attaining, and maintaining optimal health and functioning. ... In economics, a business is a legally-recognized organizational entity existing within an economically free country designed to sell goods and/or services to consumers, usually in an effort to generate profit. ...

In 2005, the student newspaper (On the Edge) had finalists in the Associated Press Collegiate Story of the Year contest for their investigative work, having produced several stories which prompted rapid policy changes in response. Jack Vitek is the paper's current adviser. The Associated Press, or AP, is an American news agency, the worlds largest such organization. ... Jack Vitek is the Journalism professor in the English department at Edgewood College. ...

Main article: Additional Schools at Edgewood

External links

  • Official Edgewood website


  • Official Edgewood Athletics website

  Results from FactBites:
Edgewood College - College Closeup (1473 words)
Edgewood’s 55-acre wooded campus is situated on the shore of Lake Wingra in a residential neighborhood of Madison near parks and an arboretum.
Edgewood College collaborates with the University of Wisconsin–Madison, located only a few blocks away, in a program of shared resources that gives students opportunities that are not usually available at a liberal arts college.
Edgewood College accepts applicants on the basis of the amount and kind of ability a student possesses, as reflected in scholastic standards that have been met, high school and community activities, and employment.
Employment Positions - Human Resources - Edgewood College (2843 words)
Edgewood College is a community of learners that affirms both its Catholic heritage and its respect for other religious traditions.
The college is able to offer highly personalized educational services with flexible opportunities for independent study and the close interaction of students and faculty in more than 40 undergraduate majors and graduate programs in five fields, as well as a doctorial program in education.
Edgewood College, located in Madison, WI, invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences.
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