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SHARP in the News

With corporate donations, television interviews, and classroom visits, SHARP has been off to a busy start in 2019. In case you’ve missed it, SHARP has been in the news quite a bit lately! Look at these features to see what we’ve been up to and what’s to come.

Marquette Men’s Basketball partners with SHARP Literacy

SHARP CEO Lynda Kohler sits down with Marquette University Men’s Basketball Coach Steve Wojciechowski and TMJ4’s Vince Vitrano to talk about SHARP’s Reading with the Golden Eagles program.

Carroll University players inspiring literacy off the court

Members of the Carroll University Men’s Basketball team discuss the impact of SHARP’s Reading
with the Pios program and how they hope to promote literacy in the classroom.

A Busy Bee opera to be performed in North Carolina
After first premiering with Florentine Opera Company in early 2018, A Busy Bee, a children’s opera inspired by SHARP’s very own We Love to Learn book, is coming to the stage once again with Opera Carolina in Concord, NC.


Conversations with Carole Caine on CW-18 Milwaukee Features SHARP and Carroll’s Pios

SHARP CEO Lynda Kohler and Carroll University’s Men’s Basketball Coach Paul Combs talk to The CW’s Carole Caine about the ongoing positive partnership between SHARP and the Pios.

Lynda and Coach Wojo sit down to podcast with Steve “The Homer” True from ESPN Milwaukee

SHARP CEO Lynda Kohler and Marquette University’s Men’s Basketball Coach Steve Wojciechowski discuss the mutually beneficial Reading with the Golden Eagles program as part of the partnership between SHARP and Marquette Men’s Basketball.

Kohl’s donating $500,000 to Milwaukee area nonprofits

Kohl’s is donating $500,000 in grants to 22 local nonprofits in the Milwaukee area through their Hometown Giving Program. SHARP is being recognized for our efforts promoting education in the community, and more specifically, for our 5th grade coding program.

Reading with the Pios, Carroll University Men’s Basketball Team Reads To Students at Whittier Elementary

Jim Stingl from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel wrote a piece on SHARP’s Reading with the Pios program, a partnership SHARP has with Carroll University’s Men’s Basketball Team. On their most recent visit to Whittier Elementary in Waukesha, Jim interviews team members and their head coach, Paul Combs, to discuss the program’s impact and what it means to them.