UWM and New Orleans' Dillard University Partnership Flourishes

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UWM and Dillard University officials at the Collaborative Agreement Signing Ceremony held at UWM in fall 2011.

UWM and Dillard University officials at the Collaborative Agreement Signing Ceremony held at UWM in fall 2010. Enlarge image

One of the houses in the New Orleans 9th Ward damaged by Hurricane Katrina.

One of the houses in the New Orleans 9th Ward damaged by Hurricane Katrina. Enlarge image

Another house damaged by Hurricane Katrina in the 9th Ward of New Orleans.

Another house damaged by Hurricane Katrina in the 9th Ward of New Orleans. Enlarge image

The interior of one of the houses damaged by Hurricane Katrina.

The interior of one of the houses damaged by Hurricane Katrina. Enlarge image

A row of newly renovated homes in the 9th Ward of New Orleans.

A row of newly renovated homes in the 9th Ward of New Orleans. Enlarge image

A newly constructed home in the 9th Ward of New Orleans.

A newly constructed home in the 9th Ward of New Orleans. Enlarge image

Another newly constructed home in New Orleans.

Another newly constructed home in New Orleans. Enlarge image

Group picture of UWM administrators and UWM alumni from the New Orleans area at an alumni reception in January 2011.

UWM administrators and UWM alumni from the New Orleans area at an alumni reception in January 2011. Front row, L to R: UWM alumna; UWM alumna; UWM alumna; Dr. Chukuka Enwemeka, dean, UWM College of Health Sciences; UWM alumnus; Dr. Cheryl Ajirotutu, UWM interim associate vice chancellor of the Office of Academic Affairs.

Back row L to R: UWM alumnus; Dr. Stephen Percy, acting dean, UWM School of Public Health; Dr. Stan Stojkovich, dean, UWM Helen Bader School of Social Welfare; Dr. Alfonzo Thurman, dean, UWM School of Education; Dr. Rodney Swain, interim dean, UWM College of Letters and Sciences; UWM alumnus. Enlarge image

Participants at the reception held for UWM alumni in the New Orleans area.

Participants at the reception held for UWM alumni in the New Orleans area. Enlarge image

Participants at the reception held for UWM alumni in the New Orleans area.

Participants at the reception held for UWM alumni in the New Orleans area. Enlarge image

UWM faculty and staff at the reception.

UWM faculty and staff at the reception. Front row, L to R: Monica Hassmann, graduate program assistant, UWM Culture and Community Program; Dr. Chukuka Enwemeka, dean, UWM College of Health Sciences; Dr. Wendy Volz Daniels, clinical associate professor, UWM Department of Social Work; Dr. Alfonzo Thurman, dean, UWM School of Education; Dr. Cheryl Ajirotutu, UWM interim associate vice chancellor of the Office of Academic Affairs.

Back row, L to R: Dr. Stephen Percy, acting dean, UWM School of Public Health; A New Orleans partner; Dr. Stan Stojkovich, dean, UWM Helen Bader School of Social Welfare; A New Orleans partner; Dr. Rodney Swain, interim dean, UWM College of Letters and Sciences. Enlarge image