Mount Mary housing complex serves nuns, seniors, single moms

Date: June 21, 2022News
The newest on-campus residence hall at Mount Mary University is about as far as you can get from an average dormitory. Resident activities include bingo, seated exercise classes and story time. Happy hour takes place at 4 p.m. The new facility, Trinity Woods, provides a home to Mount Mary students who are single mothers and ...Read More

Mount Mary, Partners Celebrate Opening Trinity Woods Complex

Date: June 21, 2022News
By Jeramey Jannene, Urban Milwaukee – Jun 17th, 2022 12:24 pm. Read the full article here. Intergenerational living complex unites everyone from retired nuns to toddlers under one roof. A new housing complex on the Mount Mary University campus has a little of everything, and that’s exactly how the project partners planned it. Known as Trinity Woods, the complex ...Read More

With a new 18-acre site, Clare Gardens expands mission to provide food for senior living centers

Date: July 15, 2021News
Clare Gardens started out as a project of the Milwaukee Catholic Home in 2015, growing produce on six acres of land rented from the Franciscan Friars in Burlington. It became food shares provided to senior living communities in the area. Today, it has grown to provide food for residents at Milwaukee Catholic Home, St. John’s on the Lake and Clement ...Read More

Trinity Woods Development Takes Shape on Mount Mary Campus

Date: April 19, 2021News
A new intergenerational housing complex is rising on Mount Mary University‘s campus. Known as Trinity Woods, the complex will provide housing for the sisters of the School Sisters of Notre Dame, including assisted living units, as well as housing for single mothers attending the university and their children. An early childhood education center is also planned for the complex, ...Read More

“That Could Be Me”: Senior Citizen Excited for New Home on a Milwaukee College Campus

Date: March 19, 2021News
MILWAUKEE — A place for various ages, income levels, and ethnicities to unite under one roof. Mount Mary University’s campus will be home to a new intergenerational housing complex in the fall of 2021. The facility will host private residence for retired School Sisters of Notre Dame, founders of the all-female college. It also offers ...Read More

Generational Shift

Date: January 25, 2021News
“Back to School” is taking on a whole new meaning as Mount Mary University is being reimagined as an intergenerational campus.  Sister Ellen Lorenz, former President of Mount Mary University, is looking forward to returning to campus in 2021– this time as a resident. She will be joined by a number of other members of ...Read More

Wauwatosa Day Care to open at Trinity Woods

Date: November 18, 2020News
Wauwatosa Day Care and Learning Center (WDLC), a child care provider with 47 years of serving the Wauwatosa area, will manage the child care center under construction at the Trinity Woods intergenerational community on the campus of Mount Mary University. The 6,750 square-foot center will be open to the public and to the Mount Mary ...Read More

Trinity Woods Receives Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District Green Infrastructure Partnership Program Grant

Date: November 17, 2020News
Trinity Woods Receives Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District Green Infrastructure Partnership Program Grant Intergenerational community recognized for green infrastructure on new campus The Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD) has awarded Trinity Woods its prestigious Green Infrastructure Partnership Program grant. Every year, the MMSD invites both public and private sector organizations who plan to install green infrastructure ...Read More

Trinity Woods in the Milwaukee Business Journal

Date: September 3, 2020News
Trinity Woods, Milwaukee’s new intergenerational housing community, was recently featured in the Milwaukee Business Journal! This three-way partnership between Mount Mary University, the School Sister of Notre Dame, and Milwaukee Catholic Home has secured $35 million in financing and is set to break ground in September. Read the full article here! ...Read More

Intergenerational Community at Mount Mary University Announces Financial Closing, New Name

Date: September 3, 2020News
MILWAUKEE (July 31, 2020) The new intergenerational housing community at Mount Mary University today announced the financial closing of the $45 million project. This future home to seniors, undergraduate single mothers and their children, and the School Sisters of Notre Dame has been given the name Trinity Woods. Trinity Woods is a three-way partnership between ...Read More