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Inaugural Doctor of Nursing Practice class ‘sets the bar’

UW Oshkosh photo — UW Oshkosh held a white coat ceremony in November 2019.

May 18, 2020

Thirty-five University of Wisconsin Oshkosh students graduated May 16 with Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degrees—the most in UWO’s history—in time to provide a helping hand when health care needs it the most. Bonnie Nickasch, director of the post-licensure program and assistant dean for the...

Winnebago County, other municipalities rescind Safer at Home order

Source: Wikipedia

May 15, 2020

Effective immediately, the Winnebago County Health Department is rescinding its Safer at Home order that was put into place on May 14. The decision to rescind the order was based on legal counsel, a press release from the health department states. Outagamie and Calumet counties, along with the cities...

Green named 6th president of Governors State University

UW Oshkosh photo - Cheryl Green served as UW Oshkosh's vice chancellor of student affairs.

Joseph Schulz, Managing Editor

May 15, 2020

UW Oshkosh Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Cheryl Green will become the sixth president of Governors State University in University Park, Illinois on July 1. The announcement came In a campuswide email today from Chancellor Andrew Leavitt that said Green’s appointment at GSU was confirmed by...

Oshkosh bars shut doors a second time

Oshkosh bars shut doors a second time

Andrew Haese, Reporter

May 15, 2020

Oshkosh bars must shut their doors until May 20 after Winnebago County extended the Safer-at-Home order, one day after the Wisconsin Supreme Court invalidated the statewide emergency. Sam Munch, an employee at Jansen’s Bar and Restaurant on Bowen Street, said they were open for only a few hours...

Winnebago County issues immediate countywide Safer at Home

Source: Wikipedia

May 14, 2020

The Winnebago County Health Department issued a countywide Safer at Home order today. The move comes one day after the Wisconsin Supreme Court voted to invalidate the statewide Safer at Home order issued by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services. The county order incorporates all elements of...

UW Oshkosh virtual commencement set for Saturday

UWO Commencement

May 14, 2020

A special virtual spring commencement ceremony will be held at 9:30 a.m., Saturday, May 16 to recognize UW Oshkosh graduates for their academic achievements. About 1,720 candidates for associate, bachelor’s and graduate degrees will be honored as part of the first-ever online event, which will feature...

Wisconsin Supreme Court overrules Safer at Home

Chief Justice Patience Roggensack was one of four to rule that the Evers' administration overreached its authority when Department of Health Services Secretary Andrea Palm extended the Safer at Home  ruling to run until May 26.

Joseph Schulz, Managing Editor

May 13, 2020

The Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled 4-3 today that Gov. Tony Evers' administration overreached its authority when Department of Health Services Secretary Andrea Palm extended the Safer at Home to run until May 26. The majority opinion was written by four of the court’s conservatives, including Chief...

Ascension Mercy in Oshkosh coping with COVID-19

Ascension Mercy in Oshkosh coping with COVID-19

Billy Piotrowski, Reporter

May 13, 2020

As hospitals around the country help fight COVID-19, the Ascension Mercy Campus in Oshkosh has had to adjust in order to continue to provide care for those in need. Jennifer Derks, vice president of hospital operations at the Ascension Mercy Campus in Oshkosh, Ascension: Calumet in Chilton an...

Oshkosh Police investigate phone scam

May 13, 2020

The Oshkosh Police Department is investigating a phone scam in the city of Oshkosh and warning residents to be cautious. A citizen alerted OPD that they received a phone call from a male stating that he was an officer with the Oshkosh Police Department. This male told the citizen that they had a court...

District Attorney rules officer shooting at Oshkosh West was justified

May 11, 2020

The Wisconsin Department of Justice Division of Criminal Investigation ruled that Oshkosh West High School School Resource Officer Michael Wissink’s decision to use deadly force was reasonable after a high school student stabbed him with a barbecue fork last December. Subsequently, the Winnebago...

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