CAE Programs


The Academy of Learning Communities

The Academy of Learning Communities (TALCO) is a pre-professional pipeline program for scholars who aspire to continue their education on a pre-professional, pre-graduate school pathway. TALCO is a learning community which connects likeminded undergraduate scholars with an interest in medicine, nursing, dentistry, law, and graduate careers and provides a hub for students to connect with advising, tutoring, mentoring, and career-planning resources.

Click here for more information about TALCO.

Lawton Grant

Lawton Grant

The Lawton Undergraduate Minority Retention Grant is an incentive-based retention grant for L&S students, offered through collaboration between CAE and the Office of Student Financial Aid. This need-based grant is awarded to Wisconsin resident students from four targeted student populations (African-American, Hispanic, Native American (or American Indian), and Southeast Asian of Vietnamese, Cambodian or Laotian descent.

Click here for more information about the Lawton Grant.