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  • Carthage Mission and Statements of Principle — About Carthage — Carthage College
    that knowledge experience and understanding gained through a love of learning are the surest guides Carthage promotes personal professional and social relationships characterized by truth honesty and integrity Building Strength Carthage challenges all members of the community to seek excellence in every endeavor Carthage provides the resources tools and facilities necessary to attract and develop committed students faculty staff and trustees Carthage strives for robustness throughout its educational experience providing students with opportunities to grow in all facets of life Carthage seeks breadth and depth of cultural experience from faculty and students building a foundation for informed courageous and effective action in the larger world Carthage collaborates with advisors and partners who help increase the relevance vibrancy and resilience of the educational experience Carthage is a responsible steward investing in and preserving resources in service to current and successive generations of students Inspiring Service Carthage affirms that the privilege of education is accompanied by the responsibilities of social awareness Carthage challenges students to become builders of a just and compassionate world by immersing them in an educational experience that offers exposure to the full breadth of existence on Earth Carthage prepares students for lives of service and progression to leadership by providing opportunities to give of themselves and help others locally nationally and internationally Carthage models and promotes the art of stewardship enjoining respect for life in all of its various forms and cultures Together Carthage is a college community that spans generations and bridges ideologies nurturing lives of service work appreciation and understanding Carthage affirms that Truth Strength and Service intertwine beneficially throughout life and encourages members of the community to follow paths that incorporate all three Carthage embraces traditions that lift up the community and increase its relevance and prestige Carthage encourages community members to challenge and support

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  • Search — Carthage College
    Final Exam Schedules College Catalog Course Schedules Writing Center Registrar s Office Transcripts Provost Admissions Undergraduate Adult Learners Graduate Programs Alumni Athletics Bookstore Business Services Conference Services Calendar of Events Centers Institutes and Special Programs Augustine Institute Carthage Institute of Astronomy Carthage Institute of Paleontology Clausen Center for World Business Children s Literature Center Faculty Home Financial Aid Fine Arts at Carthage Giving Library and Technology Friday Family Fun Night

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  • College History — Carthage College
    The name was soon shortened to Hillsboro College With a two person faculty and 79 students Hillsboro promised a course of study designed to be thorough and practical and to embrace all the branches of learning usually pursued in the best academies and colleges Hillsboro prospered in its first two years thanks to support from Lutheran congregations In 1852 the College relocated to the larger town of Springfield Ill and assumed the new name of Illinois State University In 1870 the College moved again this time to the rural west central city of Carthage Ill where the College acquired its current name By 1916 the College gained accreditation from the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools and received the association s highest rating of A one of only four colleges in Illinois to gain this honor By 1927 enrollment in the College had reached nearly 300 students The Great Depression and World War II lowered enrollment to 131 students in 1943 Ten years later the Board of Trustees agreed to consider relocating Carthage once again By 1962 Carthage had established its lakeshore campus in Kenosha Wis and the College launched an era of exciting growth The next decade brought a period of continuous expansion Enrollment increased fivefold endowment tripled and physical assets increased 600 percent In Fall 1995 Carthage enrolled 1 527 full time students setting a new record Full time enrollment now stands at a record level of 2 500 students Total enrollment is 3 400 students Intensive national searches have built a teaching oriented faculty holding Ph D s from major graduate programs across the country In the past decade alone the College has invested more than 130 million in new construction major renovations and technological acquisition A challenging academic program personal care and attention and

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  • Location — About Carthage — Carthage College
    the campus and surrounding areas on foot bicycle or inline skates using an extensive path system The neighboring community of Kenosha Wis is a former manufacturing center that rapidly is becoming a residential and resort destination attracting young families from throughout the Midwest You can look forward to internship and employment opportunities with nearby companies such as Abbott Laboratories Accenture Consulting Jockey International SC Johnson Kraft Foods McDonald s Corporation and Snap on Incorporated If you re thinking about becoming a teacher many opportunities are available to Carthage graduates within local school systems You can reach Milwaukee s General Mitchell International Airport or Chicago s O Hare International Airport in less than an hour s drive Metra and Amtrak trains and Greyhound bus service to Chicago are less than 15 minutes from campus Learn more about nearby attractions as well as area dining and lodging options Things to see and do within an hour s drive of Carthage Alpine Valley concerts skiing Art Institute of Chicago Bradley Center Milwaukee Bucks Admirals concerts Chicago Symphony Orchestra Chicago Theatre Hard Rock Cafe House of Blues Kemper Center Kenosha Streetcar Society Kenosha Symphony Kenosha Velodrome Association Lake Andrea kayaking swimming windsurfing Lake Geneva

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  • Admissions — Carthage College
    thinker they are when they come into this place I think every student is pushed to have their perspective broadened and their critical thinking skills deepened English professor Annette Duncan Any questions Contact the Carthage Admissions Office with any questions you may have 800 351 4058 262 551 6000 Fax 262 551 5762 About Carthage Take a look at this Carthage overview for a list of majors sports a demographic profile and other statistical information For the faculty You will enjoy being a student at Carthage because you will feel that your faculty are sincerely interested in you not just as a student and a learner but as a person Education professor Dennis Munk For the chance to go anywhere you want to go Carthage is not only a place to get an exceptional education but it also provides an environment of creativity and community that makes for an unforgettable college experience Molly Dupuis 13 Write to us admissions carthage edu Office of Admissions Carthage College 2001 Alford Park Drive Kenosha WI 53140 1994 VIDEO Passion for Teaching Carthage is Passion for Teaching Carthage professors share their thoughts on why they love teaching what makes Carthage stand out and their

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  • Carthage News — Carthage College
    student only undergraduate to present at global conference Carthage sophomore Allison Von Borstel presented her soon to be published research on Kosovo at the International Journal of Arts and Sciences Multidisciplinary Conference in Las Vegas March 18 22 more More Headlines Forecasting Next Generation Libraries A Course Ference at Carthage Explore the future of libraries at innovative virtual conference July 1 August 19 more Alumni Achievements Alumnus takes faculty position at renowned London university Since graduating from Carthage Adam Dubis 06 has played a major role in some promising ophthalmology research more Carthage in the Community English honor society hosts reading event with Kenosha school Sigma Tau Delta brought 100 students from Lance Middle School to campus for a book discussion and other activities more J Term 2013 Student blog describes action during Omrit excavation Follow the discoveries from the dig in northern Israel where Professor Daniel Schowalter leads a group each year more PRIDE Madrigrano Family Residence Hall wins architecture award The Madrigrano Family Residence Hall is one of only two architecture projects to win a 2013 American Institute of Architects Wisconsin Design Honor Award more Athletics Augie Schmidt IV to be inducted into Baseball Coaches Hall of Fame Carthage baseball coach will be inducted into the American Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame in 2014 more Business and Professional Coalition Carthage welcomes luncheon speaker Christopher Ruud An executive at Cree Inc Mr Ruud will speak to members of Carthage s Business and Professional Coalition during a private luncheon June 13 more Study Abroad Winners announced in Carthage s international photo contest See all of the prize winning photos from the 2013 contest in both the Semester Abroad and J Term categories more Student Achievement Students present research at Wisconsin Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies conference Five political science students presented papers at the Borders Boundaries and Peace conference on Friday March 1 2013 co sponsored by The Wisconsin Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies more Theatre professor featured in Fine Woodworking magazine Theatre Professor Martin McClendon once used his woodworking skills to survive while working as an actor in Los Angeles Now those same skills are featured in an eight page feature in the most recent issue of Fine Woodworking more ALUMNI ACCOMPLISHMENT Alumna s debut novel has ties to Carthage Carthage alumna Amy Bauer 00 Hansen s debut novel will hit shelves in August The novel has several ties to Carthage more Faculty Achievement Maria Carrig named Distinguished Teacher of the Year Student nominators praised the Shakespeare scholar and arts advocate for her contagious passion and diligence more Undergraduate Research Original work from 220 student faculty scholars celebrated The third annual Celebration of Scholars showcases research scholarship and creativity on topics from nanoparticles to Nietzsche more Undergraduate Research Students publish scholarly journal Et Tu Carthago Four sophomores and juniors served as editors for the journal which features 16 original essays by Carthage students more Student Spotlight As young leader Vivian Onano 14 pushes for global change

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  • Study Abroad — Carthage College
    in other cultures to truly be prepared for life in the 21st Century Carthage has affiliated with several reputable institutions in order to provide our students with academically rigorous high quality international programs in a variety of locations around the globe In the past few years Carthage students have spent semesters or academic years or equivalent on every continent except Antarctica in locations as far flung as Argentina Australia Chile China Costa Rica Ecuador Egypt England France Germany Ghana Ireland Italy Japan Mexico Peru Senegal and Spain A successful study abroad experience begins with careful planning and research usually a year or more prior to the anticipated semester abroad With the assistance of our Study Abroad Coordinator Erik Kulke you will be able to identify a program that is appropriate for your academic social and professional interests Additionally the College offers a class MLA 2200 Cultural Awareness Orientation to prepare students for their international experience and to arm them with the knowledge and tools necessary to deal with the differences and associated challenges they will encounter For more information please fill out the Statement of Interest form online read the FAQs also on this site then contact the Study Abroad Coordinator to schedule an appointment Related links J Term at Carthage Not ready to spend a full semester abroad J Term study tours provide a wonderful introduction to international education Keep Exploring Areas of Study Recognized for Excellence Photo Gallery Meet Our Faculty Academic Calendar Take the Next Steps Request Information Schedule a Visit Apply Now Current Students Faculty The Bridge My Carthage For Faculty News Study Abroad Winners announced in Carthage s international photo contest See all of the prize winning photos from the 2013 contest in both the Semester Abroad and J Term categories more STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT Two

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  • New Student Union — Features — Carthage College
    can move the chairs around and do that No matter what you want to do you can find a way to do it in the Student Union You can watch a movie you can be by yourself you can max out on food It s just very versatile Giving students a space all their own Bradley Andrews senior vice president for academic resources called the Union the latest example of Carthage s continuing efforts to provide a college experience that students respect and hold affection for Our ultimate focus is to serve our students and to make their college experience the best it can possibly be he said At Carthage life outside the classroom is valued just as highly as the academic experience I have a tremendous level of curiosity about how students are going to turn the building into their own space which was the whole purpose said William Hoare associate vice president for business Every square inch possible delivers a service to students The Student Union sits across Campus Drive from Todd Wehr Center and next to the Tarble Athletic and Recreation Center It was important to find a common place where students could come together both commuters and residents said Dean of Students Louise Paskey It will help to show the vibrancy on campus The Union also boasts The Corner Store a small convenience store and Seattle s Best Coffee Students can now enjoy these food outlets as well as two pool tables a foosball table and gaming space It s nice to have somewhere to go for commuters to get lunch hang out with friends or study said Jennifer May 15 of Kenosha It s nice to come here between classes so we don t have to leave campus and come back New Game Day experience While the Union was designed for students alumni and visitors will also feel at home The structure was once the Seidemann Natatorium and Mr Hoare pointed out that a seven foot beam along the western wall of the bookstore originally held up the west wall of the natatorium Another beam was taken down and converted into butcher block counter and table tops and benches New stands and a picturesque patio can be enjoyed by Carthage fans on game days at Art Keller Field which has become one of the most attractive facilities in Division III athletics Upstairs the Union has a 200 seat theatre and space dedicated to displaying student art The Carthage Activities Board helped to design the theatre to meet the needs of artists and entertainers interested in performing at the College CAB is very excited to be granted the use of the theatre says Director of Student Activities Nina Fleming We re very fortunate The theatre will host CAB s popular Wednesday and Saturday night movies as well as other events I can t wait to kick back and enjoy all the great movies in the brand new theatre says Erin Sass 12 of Faribault Minn An

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