James R. Connor University Center

Warhawk Connection Center

The Warhawk Connection Center or WCC is UW-Whitewater’s intersectional student center. The Warhawk Connection Center was named by students, for students, and serves as a space for all students to establish communal relationships with Warhawks of varying backgrounds and identities. In addition to being a space for students to collaborate, connect, relax or study, the WCC is home to weekly programs and workshops that enhance cultural awareness and intersectional competence, promote emotional, mental and physical wellness, and fosters community through civil discourse.


Event Details Event Description
  • Wed., January 24
  • 3:30 pm
  • Warhawk Connection Center

Connection Student Council E-Board Welcome Back Event

  • Collaborate, connect, and build community with members of the Connection Student Council.
  • Light refreshments provided
  • Wed., January 31
  • 3:30 pm
  • Warhawk Connection Center

Fireside Chat:



  • Learn more about the values and importance of allyship including how to be an ally, the different types of allies, and the benefits of allyship.
  • Wed., February 7
  • 3:30 pm
  • Warhawk Connection Center

Fireside Chat:

Racial Trauma

  • Learn more about the negative effects of traumatic encounters with racial discrimination, hate crimes, and racial biases.
  • Listen to staff and students speak about their experiences.
  • Tues., February 13
  • 3:30 pm
  • Warhawk Connection Center

Fireside Chat:

Beyond the Smile: Anxiety & Mental Health

  • Take part in a discussion surrounding anxiety and mental health and learn best practices regarding how to heal from anxiety and mental health problems.
  • Thurs., February 15
  • 3:30 pm
  • Warhawk Connection Center

Financial Goals & Realities: The College Edition

In collaboration with UWW Financial Services

  • Come learn about the difference between credit reports & credit scores, all of the different ways to pay for college, and the resources you can use to help you on your financial journey.
  • Wed., February 28
  • 3:30 pm
  • Warhawk Connection Center

Day in the Life:

Am I Successful Enough? Impostor Syndrome & College Students

  • Learn what impostor syndrome is and how it affects college students.
  • This event will speak to the self-doubt and inferiority issues held by certain identity-based groups when they enter college.
  • Tues., March 5
  • 3:30 pm
  • Warhawk Connection Center

Warhawk Development Program:

Warhawk Development Workshop

  • Get yourself ready for the workforce post-college and learn more about:
    • Resume building
    • NACE competency development
    • Interview readiness
  • Wed., March 13
  • 3:30 pm
  • Warhawk Connection Center

Day in the Life:

Women's History: A Profound Impact


  • Take part in a discussion about women excellence in all of its forms from influential innovators to political advocates.
  • Learn about the history of women leaders of today, and why we celebrate Women's History Month.
  • Tues., March 19
  • 3:30 pm
  • Warhawk Connection Center

Fireside Chat:

The Biracial Experience
  • Learn about the unique and complicated perspective that comes with being a biracial minority specifically.
  • Tues., April 2
  • 3:30 pm
  • Warhawk Connection Center

Day in the Life:

Drag Show History: Then & Now

In collaboration with IMPACT

  • Learn more about the history of drag at UWW and the etiquette for attending drag shows.
  • Wed., April 10
  • 3:30 pm
  • Warhawk Connection Center

Day in the Life:

Autism Awareness

  • Learn about how to empower, support, and accept people on the autism spectrum by recognizing their needs and contributions.
  • Tuesday, April 16
  • 3:30 pm
  • Warhawk Connection Center

Day in the Life:

Middle Eastern & North African (MENA) Cultural Awareness Event

In collaboration with the UWW Muslim Student Association

  • Learn about the Middle Eastern & North African cultures that exist and contributions shared with us from this region.
  • Wed., April 24
  • 3:30 pm
  • Warhawk Connection Center

Warhawk Development Program:

Public Speaking: Tips & Tricks

  • Learn new perspectives and approaches on how to public speak from various facilitators and guests who have an array of experiences in public speaking.
  • Wed., May 1
  • 3:30 pm
  • Warhawk Connection Center

Day in the Life:

Let's Talk About It


  • Engage in constructive dialogue with groups from different backgrounds and perspectives and learn more about civil discourse.

Name Email
Black Student Union uwwbsu@uww.edu
Disability Rights, Education, Activism and Mentoring (DREAM) dream@uww.edu
IMPACT impact@uww.edu
International Student Association (ISA) isawhitewater@gmail.com
Greek Life hendersotn23@uww.edu
Latinos Unidos (LU) latinosunidos304@uww.edu
Native American Cultural Awareness Association (NACAA) NACAA@uww.edu
Non Traditional Pad SmithLM11@uww.edu
PB Poorman Pride Center selvicks@uww.edu
Southeast Asian Organization (SAO) SAO@uww.edu
Whitewater Student Government (WSG) wsg@uww.edu
  1. Inclusivity: Embracing diversity and creating an inclusive environment that welcomes Warhawks from all backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives. Encouraging participation and ensuring every Warhawk feels valued and heard.
  2. Respect: Fostering a culture of mutual respect, where Warhawks treat one another with dignity, kindness, and empathy. Encouraging open and constructive communication, while discouraging discriminatory or disrespectful behavior.
  3. Collaboration: Promoting collaboration and teamwork within our community, encouraging Warhawks to work together, share ideas, and support one another. Creating opportunities for joint projects, knowledge sharing, and collective problem-solving.
  4. Trust: Building trust among Warhawks by acting with integrity, being transparent in decision-making, and honoring commitments. Encouraging accountability and reliability to establish a sense of trust and reliability within our community.
  5. Shared Purpose: Defining and communicating a shared purpose or vision that unifies our community. Encouraging Warhawks to align their efforts towards common goals and values, fostering a sense of belonging and shared identity.
  6. Continuous Learning: Promoting a culture of continuous learning and personal growth within the community. Encouraging members to explore new ideas, share knowledge, and engage in ongoing education or skill development.
  7. Supportive Environment: Creating a supportive environment where Warhawks feel safe to express themselves, share their challenges.

The WCC is a great space to learn, relax and study with a variety of tables/chairs and soft furniture. 

Student Org Supplies-- Butcher block paper, helium and poster making supplies free of charge are also available.

Use of Space -- depending on the event the WCC could be the perfect place! 

WCC Reservation Policy and Requirements

WCC Reservation Form


The mission of the Warhawk Connection Center is to establish a true sense of community amongst all Warhawks. We strive to provide opportunities for Warhawks to learn about the importance and uniqueness of the cultures and identities that make up our community. We also provide a space where Warhawks can commune and collaborate with one another in efforts to make Whitewater feel like home to


Spring Semester:

Monday-Friday: 7:00 am-11:00 pm

Saturday: 9:00 am-11:00 pm

Sunday: 11:00 am-11:00 pm


Aaron Broadwater:
Program Specialist-Development
(262) 471-7168

Warhawk Connection Center:
(262) 472-6217

University Center Rm. 127
190 Hamilton Green Way
Whitewater, WI, 53190