Welcome to Marquette, Class of 2015!
We, The Warrior editors and writing staff, would like to wish you a fun and successful next four years on campus. As you begin this new chapter of your lives, it is vital that you stay open to meeting new people while you discover your niche in campus life. Soon you will come to know Marquette as your new home. All of these changes are happening so fast. Before you know it, your class schedules, dormitory living situations and social circles will become so familiar to you that you can form a comfortable daily routine. Remember that not only are you a part of the Marquette community but also the Milwaukee community. Take the opportunity to get to know the city, reach out of your comfort zone, learn your transit routes and become an active community member. And always remember that you can rely on The Warrior for independent, uncensored news on Marquette and Milwaukee!
Your college deans would also like to welcome you to your respective college. Read about what you can look forward to in the years to come…
Welcome to the Class of 2015 from the Diederich College of Communication! We hope you’ll check us out and discover all the exciting things in our college, including award-winning student media, theatre performances, and high definition digital production facilities. With majors in advertising, broadcast and electronic communication, corporate communication, communication studies, journalism, public relations, and theatre, our college can provide you with a distinctive, digital, and diverse education in the converging world of communication.
Joyce M. Wolburg
Diederich College of Communication
On behalf of the College of Education, I’d like to welcome all Marquette freshmen to campus, most especially those who aspire to be teachers. We’re delighted to have you as members of our academic community. Because teaching represents a vital social responsibility, you’ll be held to the highest professional standards, but know that our faculty and staff will be there to support your development every step of the way.
Dr. Bill Henk
Dean, College of Education
To the Students of the Class of 2015, College of Engineering
It is with the great happiness that we welcome you to Marquette University and the College of Engineering. First of all, let us congratulate you on being accepted to our College. You are part of the largest and most qualified group of students to enter our College in over 25 years. We feel honored that you have chosen to join us.
You are entering the College of Engineering at a pivotal moment in our 103 year history. You are the first group of students who will use the new Engineering Hall. Our freshman courses have been scheduled for our new building so you will get to know you way around it. We encourage you to enjoy the numerous open areas of the building to study or to relax with your fellow engineering students.
We look forward to meeting you on September 16 at the “Get –Together” for all of our new students. You will hear more about this event, but please hold this date on your schedules. It will start at 4 PM behind the new Engineering Hall and will include a barbeque.
Best wishes to you as you begin your studies at Marquette.
Robert H. Bishop, Opus Dean of Engineering
Michael S. Switzenbaum, Executive Associate Dean
The College of Health Sciences features nationally ranked and recognized programs in athletic training, biomedical sciences, clinical laboratory science, exercise physiology, physical therapy, physician assistant studies and speech pathology and audiology. From state-of-the-art research laboratory and teaching facilities to many health profession and service organizations, our students find abundant opportunity to interact with our outstanding faculty scholars. You will find them passionate about their work, and about the vibrant academic experience they have created for you.
With warm regards,
William E. Cullinan, Ph.D.
Dean, College of Health Sciences
On the heels of our 2010-11 celebration of 75 years as Marquette’s College of Nursing, you join a legacy of nursing excellence established by the more than 9,000 nursing alumni who came before you. It’s a legacy I know you’ll carry on well, as the freshman class of the most highly selective college at Marquette. The faculty and I look forward to sharing your eagerness, diligence and joy, as you start your challenging and fulfilling career providing care to others.
Margaret Faut Callahan, CRNA, PhD, FAAN
Dean and Professor
College of Nursing
Dear College of Nursing Freshmen,
Seize this day! It is the first day in your journey to become baccalaureate prepared registered nurses! The journey will not be easy as you will need to spend countless hours studying and working with others as you progressively discover how you will define yourself as a person for others. Over the next four years you will experience times of overwhelming joy and periods of anxiety and frustration. Although arduous it is well worth it! As a student nurse and then throughout your life in your role as a registered nurse you will receive many inspirational gifts as people share their inner most hopes and fears while entrusting you with their lives. You will be transformed!
I encourage you to seize this day and every Day!
Kerry Kosmoski-Goepfert PhD, RN
Associate Dean Undergraduate Program
College of Nursing