Cardinal Stritch University is proud to announce that it has created a Community Enrollment Partner Network that creates unique connections between the University and Milwaukee organizations. Staff members and those served by network members have the option of enrolling in Stritch classes at a discounted rate. These new partnerships will enhance the needs of each organization, as well as the development of employees, members and those served by the organization.

“We are thrilled to partner with these organizations that are essential to the fabric of Milwaukee,” said Stritch President Dr. Dan Scholz. “Making Stritch education based on Franciscan values ​​available to those affiliated with these organizations will further transform our community.”

Stritch Executive Director of External Partnerships Janette Braverman, ’09, led the effort to develop new relationships with a wide range of organizations that provide important community services and affect all aspects of life in greater Milwaukee. Organizations include, but are not limited to, non-profit organizations/associations that provide programs for youth and adults, as well as organizations that provide health and human services and resources to those in need. most needed.

“The Community Enrollment Partner Network opens the door for community-focused organizations to benefit from Stritch’s educational programs, as not all of them are able to provide great educational reimbursement plans to their employees,” Braverman said. . “I am thrilled that Stritch has the opportunity to collaborate with all of our new partners on various initiatives.”

The new partners will be introduced at a rally on June 16 on the Stritch campus and will include:

  • Milwaukee African American Leadership Alliance
  • Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee
  • Grateful Girls, Inc.
  • Lead2Change
  • PEARLS for teenage girls
  • Sherman Phoenix Foundation
  • Tempo Milwaukee

“It is a benefit to partner with Cardinal Stritch University because of its long-standing reputation as an institution of higher learning in which those who attend and are alumni can be proud,” said Dr. Stacia Thompson, Executive Director of the Sherman Phoenix. “The additional and intentional attention that will be given to our stakeholders is also a benefit.”

“We are intentional with our external partnerships, and we are confident that our members will recognize this initiative as another enhancement to their TEMPO membership,” said Jennifer Dirks, President and CEO of Tempo Milwaukee. “This is an opportunity to partner with a great organization that aligns with our mission to build the impact of women leaders in Milwaukee – and beyond.

According to Chandra Cooper, Founder and CEO of Grateful Girls, Inc., “A Stritch education will give employees and customers who often only have a high school diploma the opportunity to increase their knowledge in a chosen area, as well as than increasing their earning potential for life.The opportunity to be educated in a diverse environment will provide employees and customers with experience and insight into the many different groups that make up a workplace and customer base.

To learn more about Stritch’s Community Enrollment Partner Network, contact Janette Braverman at [email protected] or 414-410-4004.