Daily Archives: January 17, 2018

01/17/2018 - Wisconsin to Invest $20 Million in Education and Workforce Training

Governor Scott Walker Visit

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker made a stop at UW-Green Bay on  January 17, 2018 to announce a new economic development initiative to improve educational and training opportunities for the state’s current and future workforce. The Wisconsin Career Creator program will provide $20 million to fund dual enrollment, scholarships for employees learning new skills and job training resources. […]

Posted Wed, Jan. 17, 2018 at 4:03pm in News by Daniel Moore

01/17/2018 - Alumna Lowney is U.S. Gain’s marketing manager

U.S. Gain, a division of U.S. Venture Inc., Appleton, Wis., has hired of Stephanie Lowney ’07 (Business Administration) as the division’s marketing manager, reports Waste Today. In the position, Lowney will focus on communicating the benefits of implementing Gain Clean Fuels within customers’ operations and position Gain as a trusted clean fuel advisor and partner […]

Posted Wed, Jan. 17, 2018 at 1:16pm in Media Coverage by Sue Bodilly

01/17/2018 - Congratulations to faculty members on 2018-19 sabbaticals

Sabbatical proposals have been approved by the Board of Regents. Sabbaticals are covered in Wisconsin State Statute (Wis. Stat. 36.11(17)), in UW System Policy (UW System Administrative Policy 160) and in the Faculty Handbook (pp. 128-9). Congratulations to the following faculty members who are receiving sabbaticals in 2018-19: Associate Prof. Francis Akakpo, Social Work, semester […]

Posted Wed, Jan. 17, 2018 at 1:05pm in News by Sue Bodilly

01/17/2018 - Schreiber Foods highlights recent graduate, Dryer

We are unable to link to the story, but Schreiber Foods recently highlighted Amber Dryer ’17 in its internal newsletter. An intern at Schreiber since 2015, she was noted for for her recent Chancellor’s Award. The Computer Science, Information Science and Spanish major was recently named IS customer support analyst for the company.

Posted Wed, Jan. 17, 2018 at 12:59pm in Media Coverage by Sue Bodilly

01/17/2018 - UW-Marinette’s ‘friendship families’ receive some ink

UW-Marinette’s International Program was featured in December by the Eagle Herald Extra, particularly regarding the importance of “friendship families” to the exchange program — a program unique within the UW System to UW-Marinette, according to the story. “Friendship families are folks in the community who volunteer to host a student temporarily when the student first […]

Posted Wed, Jan. 17, 2018 at 12:36pm in Media Coverage by Sue Bodilly

01/17/2018 - UW-Green Bay Tribeta Honor Society raises funds for pediatric patients

Tribeta Honor Society raised money from various fundraisers throughout the semester (brat stand and hot chocolate sales) and then used those funds ($300) to buy gifts for the pediatric patients at St. Vincent’s Hospital, Green Bay. “Every semester, Tribeta participates in various fundraising events within the Green Bay community,” said Emanuel Hernandez, a Tribeta Honor […]

Posted Wed, Jan. 17, 2018 at 12:27pm in News by Sue Bodilly

01/17/2018 - Save the date: MultiEthnic Student Affairs Office (formerly AIC) Meet and Greet, Feb. 7

MultiEthnic Student Affairs (MESA) office (formerly AIC) is hosting a “Meet and Greet,” Wednesday, Feb. 7 from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. in University Union 112. This informal reception is for new and returning students, staff and faculty. This will be a great opportunity to meet the MESA staff and others and to learn about their […]

Posted Wed, Jan. 17, 2018 at 12:19pm in Announcements by Sue Bodilly

01/17/2018 - The Office of International Education would like to visit your classroom

The Office of International Education is offering to visit your classroom to promote UW-Green Bay study abroad programs. An email was also sent from the Provost with details. Staff members need just 5-10 minutes to discuss opportunities or upcoming events at any point during the semester. Please email Study Abroad Coordinator Jemma Lund at lundj@uwgb.edu […]

Posted Wed, Jan. 17, 2018 at 12:12pm in Announcements by Sue Bodilly

01/17/2018 - UW-Manitowoc renovation ready for start of the semester

In late 2016, Manitowoc County approved funding of $5 million for a renovation of the original building, Founder’s Hall, built in 1962 on UW-Manitowoc’s campus. The renovation is ready for the spring semester. “The State of Wisconsin provided new laboratory equipment, classroom equipment, furniture, IT infrastructure and other movable equipment. The UW Foundation, a local […]

Posted Wed, Jan. 17, 2018 at 11:56am in Media Coverage by Sue Bodilly

01/17/2018 - Employee spotlight is on Paula Marcec

Many know her as the assistant to the chancellor. Here is your chance to get to know her other side. UW-Green Bay Human Resources connected with Paula Marcec recently to shine a light on all those “other duties as assigned” and the things she likes to do outside of CL 810.

Posted Wed, Jan. 17, 2018 at 10:49am in News by Sue Bodilly