50 Year Celebration Events

Art in the Library: Bold Beginnings
Oct 22, 2018
Bold Beginnings, a display of digitized photos highlights founding moments and daring first steps at UW-Parkside.

Be@Parkside
Oct 23, 2018 | 7 p.m.
Guests of University Advancement enjoy a pre-show reception in one of three art galleries before attending "UW-Parkside Jazz Ensemble Concert" in Bedford Hall. Invitation only. 

MUSIC: Jazz Ensemble Concert
Oct 23, 2018 | 8 a.m.
Jazz Ensemble Concert.

Executive in Residence
Oct 23, 2018 | 7:45 a.m.
The Parkside community is invited to sessions featuring a top business excecutive from Wisconsin or Illinois.

Sociology Colloquial
Oct 24, 2018 | 2 p.m.
Discussions on a theme: Social Life Fifty years ago.

Living with Loss: Caring for a Loved one with Alzheimer’s
Oct 29, 2018 | 7 p.m.
Darcy Harris from the University of Western Ontario will be speaking to our community on caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s. The presentation is supported by a long-standing grant from Bader Philanthropies. REGISTER for this free event

Conflict on Social Media - Dealing with Like Minds and Divergent Opinions (Free Event)
Nov 1, 2018 | 10 a.m.
Speaker: Hannah Hudson. The anonymity of social media can cause heated, sometimes cruelly personal arguments, where, in person, a thoughtful and thought out discussion might occur. How do we deal with those virtual conversations in a productive way online, without hurt feelings or other consequences? Registration is required for this...

FNFVF First Nations Film
Nov 5, 2018 | 6 p.m.
Annual First Nations Films and Video Festival .

Model Organization of the American States
Nov 8, 2018 | 8 a.m.
Area high school students participate in the oldest regional OAS simulation in the United States. Students represent participating countires in the Organizzation of AMerican States and produce hard fought resolutions from two days of negotiations. 

MUSIC: Parkside Range Concert
Nov 9, 2018 | 7 p.m.
The Parkside Range entertains with contemporary a cappella, featuring song selections that span the decades. $10 Adults/ $5 Children. 

Model Organization of the American States
Nov 9, 2018 | 8 a.m.
Area high school students participate in the oldest regional OAS simulation int he United States. Students represent participating countries in the Organization of American States and produce hard fought resolutions from two days of negotiations. 

THEATRE: Water by the Spoonful, Fresh Ink Staged Reading
Nov 9, 2018 | 7 p.m.
Water by the Spoonful A free FreshINK staged reading of the 2012 Pulitizer Prize winning play by Quiara Alegria Hudes Somewhere in Philadelphia, Elliot has returned from Iraq and is struggling to find his place in the world. Somewhere in a chat room, recovering addicts keep each other alive, hour by...

THEATRE: Water by the Spoonful, Fresh Ink Staged Reading
Nov 10, 2018 | 2 p.m.
Water by the Spoonful A free FreshINK staged reading of the 2012 Pulitizer Prize winning play by Quiara Alegria Hudes Somewhere in Philadelphia, Elliot has returned from Iraq and is struggling to find his place in the world. Somewhere in a chat room, recovering addicts keep each other alive, hour by...

A Tale of a University Between Two Cities
Nov 12, 2018 | 1 p.m.
Students in the Urban Studies Certificate program lead an event to share research findings on how the University of Wisconsin-Parkside land was purchased as a compromise between two cities: Racine and Kenosha. Held in MOLN 226.

Science Night
Nov 14, 2018 | 7 p.m.
Don't Worry, Be Hoppy. The Process of Making and Testing Beer Shimadzu Scientific Instruments, Inc. presents “Don’t Worry, Be Hoppy. The Process of Making and Testing Beer.”

ART: Annual Art Party
Nov 15, 2018 | 3:30 p.m.
Celebrate a longstanding commitment to creativity and innovative expression at the Art Department's annual party showcasing th enext generation of studio art and graphic design talent. Enjoy open gallery exhibitions, hands-on workshops, lab tours, and live music. 

MUSIC: Parkside Symphony and Community Orchestra Pops Concert
Nov 17, 2018 | 7 p.m.
Experience Parkside's history through music Adults $10. Childern $5. 

Men's/Women's Basketball vs. Grand Valley State
Nov 29, 2018 | 5:30 p.m.
The women's basketball and men's basketball teams host Grand Valley State in the first home game as a member of the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. Tickets at gate. 

THEATRE: Midnight and Moll Flanders
Nov 30, 2018 | 7 p.m.
Moll Flanders is a large-than-life character whose drive for love and survival uncovers the influence of gender, class, free will, and circumstance in Milwaukee playwright Marie Kohler's stage adapation of Daniel Defoe's 18-Century novel. 

MUSIC: Nguzo Saba Suite Choral Performance
Dec 1, 2018 | 7 p.m.
Nguzo Saba Suite Choral Performance

MUSIC: Nguzo Saba Suite Choral Performance
Dec 2, 2018
Nguzo Saba Suite Choral Performance

MUSIC: Jazz Ensemble Concert
Dec 4, 2018 | 7 p.m.
$10 Adults / $5 Children

Public Speaking Night
Dec 4, 2018 | 7 p.m.
The bigger the crowd, the better the experience for a lineup of students hand-picked by their peers to represent their class in a high-energy speech competition designed to transform classroom presentations into a full-on and friendly public speaking battle.

MUSIC: Parkside Wind Ensemble and Community Band: Music for a Celebration
Dec 6, 2018 | 7 p.m.
Music for a Celebration $10 Adults / $5 Children

Commencement
Dec 15, 2018 | 10 a.m.
Commencement ceremony. 

Martin Luther King Day
Jan 21, 2019
Martin Luther King Day.

"Happy Birthday Parkside! " Celebrate our Future Focus
Feb 4, 2019 | 12 p.m.
Kick off for the week-long celebration, 10/8 - 10/12.

Civil Rights Panel Discussion
Feb 13, 2019
Time and place TBD.

Reunion: an exhibition featuring faculty and alumni of the UW-Parkside Art Department
Feb 14, 2019 | 5 p.m.
Reception for an exhibition featuring faculty and alumni of the UW-Parkside Art Department.

CBEC Advisory Board Career Panel
Feb 20, 2019 | 12 p.m.
Members of the CBEC Advisory Board will offer job search and career planning advice.

"Bold Beginnings" History Lecture and Reception
Mar 12, 2019 | 4 p.m.
Emeritus Professor of History Laura Gellot presents the history behind UW-Parkside's founding.

Science Night
Mar 13, 2019 | 7 p.m.
Exciting presentations and lectures about various math and science topics and issues.

MUSIC: Parkside Wind Ensemble and Community Band
Mar 14, 2019 | 7 p.m.
 A concert of wind masterworks, featuring student soloists. $10 Adults / $5 Children

Parkside Biennial Small Print Exhibition Reception
Apr 4, 2019 | 4 p.m.
Parkside Biennial Small Print Exhibition Reception. 

Sociology Spring Mini-Conference
Apr 5, 2019 | 9 a.m.
Location TBD.

Executive In Residence SP19
Apr 19, 2019 | 7:45 a.m.
Breakfast, Lunch and 2 presentation by guest of honor, EIR alumnus to be determined.

50th Anniversary GBSAA Celebration
Apr 20, 2019 | 7 p.m.
Social for Alumni of a CBEC Graduate Program. $25/person

Celebrazione Italiana
Apr 26, 2019 | 5 p.m.
Celebration and Fundraiser.

Closing Ceremony/ Open House
Apr 27, 2019 | 1 p.m.
Open house for the community to launch into the 50 years.

Teresa Peck Award Presentation
May 2, 2019
Presentation on the history of the award, Teresa Peck; 2019 winners will be announced.

Nonprofit Breakfast 2019: Celebration of 50 Years of Community Engagement
May 3, 2019 | 7:30 a.m.
Please join us for the 16th annual Nonprofit Breakfast hosted by the Community Engagement Office. This event is a celebration of community partnerships, and we look forward to highlighting some of the exciting projects and initiatives happening in Kenosha and Racine. Connections made at this event often result in community-based...

WSMA / Wisconsin School Music Association State Solo and Ensemble Festival
May 4, 2019 | 8 a.m.
Over 2,000 music students_from southeastern Wisconsin middle schools and high schools, as well as parents, directors, judges, and volunteers are involved in the festival.

MUSIC: Jazz Ensemble Concert
May 7, 2019 | 7 p.m.
$10 Adults. $5 Children.

Public Speaking Night
May 7, 2019 | 7 p.m.
The bigger the crowd, the better the experience for a lineup of students hand-picked by their peers to represent their class in a high-energy speech competition designed to transform classroom presentations into a full-on and friendly public speaking battle.

Science Night
May 8, 2019 | 8 a.m.
Exciting presentations and lectures about various math and science topics and issues.

MUSIC: Parkside Alumni Concert Band
May 11, 2019 | 7 p.m.
Featuring alumni musicians and conductors from 50 years of bands at Parkside.

Commencement
May 18, 2019 | 10 a.m.
Commencement ceremony.

Beta Gamma Sigma
May 19, 2019 | 6:30 p.m.
Invite only. Ceremony and dinner. 

Computer Science Student and Alumni Picnic
May 19, 2019 | 11:30 a.m.
Picnic for Computer Science students, faculty, and alumni. RSVP for the event. Invite only.