Ascension- St. Joseph Campus
The 302-bed hospital is an acute care and surgical facility that has served the Milwaukee community since 1883. It is home to a level III neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), 16 private birthing suites, a maternal-fetal medicine for high-risk pregnancies and educational classes for new parents.
Milwaukee is located in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, and is home to more than 595,000 residents.
The local economy is powered by manufacturing, health care, Fortune 500 company headquarters, energy, financial services and the service industry.
Milwaukee is served by the General Mitchell International Airport, Lawrence J. Timmerman Airport, Milwaukee Intermodal Station, Milwaukee Country Transit System bus service, a light rail system and several major highways.
Arts and Entertainment
Milwaukee’s arts and culture scene includes the Marcus Center for Performing Arts, Northern Lights Theater, Marcus Amphitheatre, Pabst Theater, Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts, Florentine Opera, Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, Milwaukee Ballet, Milwaukee Opera Theatre, Bel Canto Chorus, Milwaukee Youth Arts Center, Charles Allis Art Museum, Milwaukee Art Museum and many more.
Other popular local attractions include the Milwaukee Public Market, Milwaukee County Farmers Markets, Pabst Mansion, Milwaukee County Historical Society, Wisconsin Black Historical Society, Jewish Museum Milwaukee, Mitchell Gallery of Flight, Harley-Davidson Museum, Milwaukee Public Museum, Discovery World and Betty Brinn Children’s Museum.
Residents and visitors enjoy a variety of outdoor activities at Lake Michigan, the area’s 105-plus miles of trails and bicycle lanes, and 140 parks across 15,000 acres.
The city is also home to the NBA’s Milwaukee Bucks, MLB’s Milwaukee Brewers, AHL’s Milwaukee Admirals, United Premier Soccer League’s Milwaukee Bavarians, Major Arena Soccer League’s Milwaukee Wave and the WFTDA’s Brewcity Bruisers.
The city hosts dozens of events each year, such as Summerfest, Anime Milwaukee, Food & Froth Fest, Cedarburg Winter Festival, St. Patrick’s Day Parade, Art in Bloom, Milwaukee Beer Week, Bike Night at the Harley-Davidson Museum, Downtown Dining Week, Scottish Fest/Highland Games, Polish Fest, Lakefront Festival of Art, Bastille Days, Festa Italiana, German Fest, Wisconsin State Fair, Irish Fest, IndiaFest, Mexican Fiesta and the Cedarburg Wine & Harvest Festival.
Milwaukee is served by Milwaukee Public Schools and many private schools.
Nearby institutions of higher education include the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Marquette University, Milwaukee Area Technical College, Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, Mount Mary University, Milwaukee School of Engineering, National-Louis University, Medical College of Wisconsin, Herzing University, Bryant and Stratton, Cardinal Stritch University, Concordia University Wisconsin, Art Institute of Wisconsin, Alverno College, Wisconsin Lutheran College and Wisconsin Institute for Torah Study.