School of Professional and Continuing Studies Springfield College Milwaukee

Springfield College Milwaukee

Transforming careers and communities

The School of Professional and Continuing Studies bachelor’s and master’s degree programs are perfect for adults who wish to transform their careers and their communities. Whether you’ve been out of school for five, 10, even 20 or more years, you’ll find that we make the transition as easy for you as possible. Beginning with weekend programs that can often be completed in 16 months, School of Professional and Continuing Studies programs are designed for adults who care about people above all else.

Degree Program highlights:

  • Attend classes only on weekends, typically two weekends per month
  • Finish your degree in as little as 16 months
  • Receive undergraduate credit for college-level life, school, and work experiences
  • Earn a degree from a well-respected, fully accredited private college
  • Enjoy an affordable tuition, with financial aid opportunities
  • Learn in a small class that values and reflects a diverse world
  • Take advantage of the adult-centered Academic Success Center
  • Get valuable, hands-on experience right from the start

Ernestine Barnes-Small, G'10

"All you have to do is let a person know you are there for them. Let them know you are there to support them." 

Ernestine Barnes-Small G'10

The Campus Guide

The Springfield College Milwaukee campus guide explains how you may take advantage of the many services offered to Springfield College Professional and Continuing Studies students.

Download the Milwaukee Campus Guide

Undergraduate Schedule

January Term 2016

  • January 9-10
  • January 16-17
  • January 23-24
  • February 6-7
  • February 13-14
  • February 13 Senior Seminar
  • February 20-21
  • February 27-28
  • March 5-6
  • March 12-13
  • March19-20
  • April 2-3
  • April 2 Senior Seminar
  • April 9-10

May 2016 Term

  • April 30-May 1
  • May 7-8
  • May 14-15
  • June 4-5
  • June 11-12
  • June 11 Senior Seminar
  • June 18-19
  • July 9-10,
  • July 16-17
  • July 23-24
  • July 30-31
  • August 6-7
  • August 6 Senior Seminar
  • August 13-14

Graduate Schedule

January Term 2016

  • January 9-10
  • January 16-17
  • January 23-24
  • February 6-7
  • February 13-14
  • February 20-21
  • February 27-28
  • March 5-6
  • March 12-13
  • March 19-20
  • April 2-3
  • April 9-10

May Term 2016

  • April 30-May 1
  • May 7-8
  • May 14-15
  • June 4-5
  • June 11-12
  • June 18-19
  • July 9-10,
  • July 16-17
  • July 23-24
  • July 30-31
  • August 6-7
  • August 13-14

Cancellations/Campus closing Make-up Dates

January Term 2016

  • January 23
  • February 20
  • March 12
  • April 9

May 2016 Term

  • May 14
  • June 18
  • July 23
  • August 13

Directory

700 W. Virginia St., Suite 500
Milwaukee, WI 53204
Phone (414) 276-2300
Toll free (866) 271-2983
Fax (414) 277-8370

Antonio Guajardo, PhD
Assistant Dean/Campus Director

Ext. 224 aguajardo@springfieldcollege.edu
Carlos Aranda
Lecturer
231 caranda@springfieldcollege.edu
Cynthia Altendorf
Staff Assistant
221 caltendorf@springfieldcollege.edu
Warren Braden
Faculty
223 wbraden@springfieldcollege.edu
Barbara Fetkenhauer
Assistant Director for Administration
229 bfetkenh@springfieldcollege.edu
Jose Elias Garcia
Lecturer
228 jgarcia3@springfieldcollegel.edu
Suzanne Guthrie
Administration Assistant
226 sguthrie@springfieldcollege.edu

Rosalinda Ortega
Assistant Director for  Recruitment and Admissions

222 rortega@springfieldcollege.edu

Laurie Rodriguez
Faculty

227 lrodriguez9@springfieldcollege.edu
Charles Robinson
Resource Specialist
232 crobinson5@springfieldcollege.edu

Kimberly Watt-Daniels
Asstistant Director for Academic Services

230 kwatt-daniels@springfieldcollege.edu

Faculty

 

Antonio Guajardo
Assistant Dean/Campus Director

Courses Regularly Taught
Senior Seminar

Springfield College Contact Information
aguajardo@sprignfieldcollege.edu
(414) 276-2300 ext. 224

Highest Degree
PhD, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Other Degrees and Certifications
BS, Mount Senario College

Areas of Expertise
Law enforcement, community based organizations, volunteerism, fund raising

Service Experience, Community Involvement, and Other Areas of Interest
Former board president, Wisconsin Hispanic Scholarship Foundation; Board member, Wisconsin Hispanic Scholarship Foundation; Commissioner, Veterans Affairs Milwaukee County


Laurie Rodriguez

Laurie Rodriguez, PhD
Assistant Professor

Courses Regularly Taught
Issues in Research, Graduate Project I

Springfield College Contact Information
lrodriguez9@springfieldcollege.edu
(414) 276-2300 ext. 227

Highest Degree
PhD, University of California, Irvine

Other Degrees and Certifications
MS, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; BS, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Areas of Expertise
White-collar crime, criminological theory, qualitative research


 

Warren Braden, Sr., EdD
Associate Professor

Courses Regularly Taught
Education, Oppression and Resistance, Issues and Research, Graduate Project I - IV, Building Multicultural Communities and Groups, Research and Evaluation, Leadership: A Life Long Journey

Springfield College Contact Information
wbraden@springfieldcollege.edu
(414) 276-2300 ext. 223

Highest Degree
EdD, Northern Illinois University

Other Degrees and Certifications
MEd, Northern Illinois University; BA, St Olaf College; Human Services-Board Certified Practitioner

Areas of Expertise
Adult education, non-profit management, mentoring

Service Experience, Community Involvement and Other Areas of Interest
Board member of FUTURE, Birds of a Feather, and FCYI


Jones

Lakeia Jones
Adjunct Faculty

Courses Regularly Taught
Diagnosis and Psychopathology, Human Growth and Development, Crisis Intervention, Treatment Modalities, Practicum in Community Psychology I

Springfield College Contact Information
ljones3@springfieldcollege.edu

Highest Degree
MS, Springfield College

Other Degrees and Certifications
BA, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater; LPC, Licensed Psychotherapist; CSAC, Licensed Clinical Substance Abuse Counselor

Areas of Expertise
Mental health and substance abuse working with children, adolescents, adults, couples and families

Service Experience, Community Involvement, and Other Areas of Interest
Involved in the community collaborating with many mental health and substance abuse treatment agencies in Milwaukee and surrounding counties; supervises more than 24 licensed clinicians, clinicians in training, interns, and practicum students


 

Edgar X. Jordan
Adjunct Faculty

Courses Regularly Taught
Psychological Testing

Springfield College Contact Information
ejordan2@springfieldcollege.edu

Highest Degree
PhD, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Other Degrees and Certifications
MA, School Psychologist; BA, Psychology

Areas of Expertise
Assessment (cognitive, academic, personality, and socio-emotional), multicultural counseling, trauma counseling

Service Experience, Community Involvement, and Other Areas of Interest
Hospital emergency room counseling, social service organizations (tutoring, Toys for Tots, community clean up, multicultural counseling, racial identity)


Tim Manzke

Timothy Manzke
Adjunct Faculty

Courses Regularly Taught
Leadership: A Lifelong Journey, Graduate Project I and II

Springfield College Contact Information
tmanzke@springfieldcollege.edu

Highest Degree
PhD, Cardinal Stritch University

Other Degrees and Certifications
MA, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; BS, Mount Senario College

Areas of Expertise
Storytelling, leadership

Service Experience, Community Involvement, and Other Areas of Interest
Volunteer AAU youth basketball team


Anita Sparks

Anita Sparks, EdD
Adjunct Faculty

Courses Regularly Taught
Group Project I, II, and III; Critical Overview of Human Services; Early Childhood Development and Early Childhood Health, Safety and Nutrition

Springfield College Contact Information
asparks@springfieldcollege.edu

Highest Degree
EdD, Cardinal Stritch University

Other Degrees and Certifications
MS, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; BS, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, License Certifications: Principal (K-12), Instructional Supervision, Reading Teacher, K6 Teaching License, Superintendent’s License

Areas of Expertise
K-12 education, curriculum instruction and design, educational leadership, professional development, school and community collaboration

Service Experience, Community Involvement, and Other Areas of Interest
Member, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.; Leader/community awareness ministry, Christ the King Baptist Church; Past program development, research and evaluation commissioner, Metropolitan Milwaukee Alliance of Black School Educators; Voter registration and education, strong interest in community revitalization


 

Gregory T. Williams
Adjunct Faculty

Courses Regularly Taught
Social Transformation, Group Project I, II, and III, Emotional Intelligence and Introduction to Criminal Justice

Springfield College Contact Information
gwilliams@springfieldcollege.edu

Highest Degree
MEd, National-Louis University; BS, Tennessee State University

Other Degrees and Certifications
National Association of Workforce Development Professionals (Certified Workforce Development Professional), International Community Corrections, Correctional Educational Association Professional Association of Licensed Private Investigators and WI Dept. of Safety and Regulations, National Defender Offender Workforce Development (Offender Employment Specialist Facilitator Training); Diploma from the Department of the Navy, Agent’s Basic Course –Naval Investigative Service/Naval Intelligence; Department of the Treasury, Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC); Certificate of Completion, Northwest Police Academy (Street Survival). OJJDP Youth Gang Symposium, University of Wisconsin School of Continuing Education-Center for Workforce Development (Marketing and Job Development) Completion.

Areas of Expertise
Public speaking, grant writing, prisoner reentry services, juvenile offenders, employment and training for low-income and working with high risk individuals/gangs

Service Experience, Community Involvement, and Other Areas of Interest
President, Tennessee State University Alumni Chapter (Milwaukee); Board member, National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (Milwaukee Chapter); Member, Alpha Phi Alpha, Fraternity, Inc.; Board member, Institute for People with Criminal Records.


Information Sessions

Do you want to learn more about Springfield College Milwaukee? Do you have a friend, relative, or co-worker who wants to know more about our bachelor's or master's degree program for adults? If so, then please join us for an information sessions where we will provide details about our accelerated degree opportunities, financial aid, and the admissions process.

2016 Information Sessions

Tuesday, January 19, 2016 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Thursday, February 11, 2016 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturday, February 13, 2016 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Thursday, March 10, 2016 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturday, April 2, 2016 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

All information sessions are held at Springfield College Milwaukee located at the Tannery Business Center in historic Walker's Point, 700 W. Virginia St., Suite 500, Milwaukee, Wis.

For more information or to RSVP please contact:

Rosalinda Ortega
(414) 276-2300 ext. 222
Email: rortega@springfieldcollege.edu

Contact:

Rosalinda Ortega, Assistant Director for Recruitment and Admissions

Email: rortega@springfieldcollege.edu
Phone: (414) 276-2300 ext. 222
Fax: (414) 277-8370
Toll Free: (866) 271-2983

Springfield College School of Human Services
Tannery Business Center, The Timbers
700 W. Virginia St., Suite 500
Milwaukee, WI 53204

Springfield College School of Professional and Continuing Studies
263 Alden Street, Springfield, MA 01109
(413) 748-3000