Marquette University is located in the heart of Milwaukee, Wisconsin and is home to some of the best athletes in the country. Marquette’s student-athletes compete at the Division 1 level and are recognized nationally for their athletic accomplishments; but, what about the things they are doing for their school and their city that they don’t get recognized for? This three-part podcast series is going to highlight the students on Marquette’s campus who are more than just athletes.
SHAPE with Madison Kane
Everyone needs support, whether they’d like to admit it or not. Redshirt junior on the Marquette women’s lacrosse team, Madison Kane, is helping to provide that support for other student-athletes on Marquette’s campus. Kane is the social media director for the mental health group “Student Health Allies Peer Educators,” better known as “SHAPE.” She is changing the way mental health is viewed within athletics.
Athletic's COVID-19 Response Team with Jordan Schmid
Coronavirus has infiltrated every corner of the world, including Marquette University’s campus. At the start of the pandemic, the idea that Marquette’s athletes would be able to train during the fall semester seemed impossible. Due to the hard work from student-athlete Jordan Schmid, this became a reality. Schmid is the student-athlete representative on the “Athletic's COVID-19 Response Team.” This task force has allowed Marquette’s student-athletes to embrace a new “normal” in their respective sports.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion with Maggie Lena
Marquette University is located in the heart of Milwaukee, Wisconsin and is home to some of the best athletes across the country; however, it is also home to racial injustice. On this week’s episode, we talk with Maggie Lena.
Lena is a student-athlete at Marquette University who is looking to educate her fellow peers on how to be an ally for the African American community.