Daily Archives: December 15, 2018

12/15/2018 - Parting thoughts from UW-Green Bay grads, mortarboard style

Avo-grad-o grad cap design

They’ve become as much of a UW-Green Bay Commencement staple as gowns and grandparents. Mortarboard messages provide creative and enterprising graduates an opportunity to share a parting thought with family, friends, the University and the world. They bring tears, laughter and sometimes mystery to those reading what’s in the minds and hearts and on the […]

Posted Sat, Dec. 15, 2018 at 2:49pm in News by Janet Bonkowski

12/15/2018 - Registration for 2019 UW-Green Bay Summer Camps now open

Registration for 2019 UW-Green Bay Summer Camps are now open! The summer of 2019 will include Middle School and High School Art Camp, Middle School and High School Music Camp, Rock Academy, Camp Lloyd, Diversity Leadership Institute, Grandparents’ University, Life’s a Lab Medical Camp, Aviation Student Training Experience, Robotics & STEM Camp and Video Game […]

Posted Sat, Dec. 15, 2018 at 2:19pm in Announcements by Editorial Student

12/15/2018 - Soaring on their own: More than 400 students graduate from UW-Green Bay


The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay proudly bestowed bachelor’s and master’s degrees on more than 400 students during the University’s Winter 2018 Commencement on December 15, 2018 at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts. The vast majority of this semester’s graduates are Wisconsin residents, with a good portion choosing to stay, work and invest in […]

Posted Sat, Dec. 15, 2018 at 2:05pm in Close-ups by Janet Bonkowski

12/15/2018 - Student speaker Putnam ’18 challenges peers to seek more knowledge, more kindness, more love


Lauren Putnam (Human Biology), was the Graduating Class Speaker for UW-Green Bay’s 2018 Winter Commencement Ceremony. A leader in her class and in the organizations that she works within, Putnam strives to lift up fellow students and up-and-coming high school students, to show them the careers and opportunities available in the health care fields. In […]

12/15/2018 - UW-Green Bay student featured in WBAY segment for graduating debt-free

UW-Green Bay student Skyla Aissen will be graduating on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018 completely debt-free, thanks to determination and hard work. Over the years, the Business Administration major has created and sold kissing balls, which resemble a giant mistletoe, in order to work towards her dream of graduating debt-free. See the full the story.

Posted Sat, Dec. 15, 2018 at 1:35pm in Media Coverage by Editorial Student

12/15/2018 - Thirty-seven ceremonies later, Commencement Coordinator Jan Snyder is retiring


Jan Snyder is retiring after leading 37 UW-Green Bay commencements. During the formal UW-Green Bay 2018 Ceremony, Chancellor Gary L. Miller acknowledged her “continual excellence” and dedication through the years with a special plaque and acknowledgement signed by all living UW-Green Bay Chancellors. Miller’s remarks are as follows: “Jan has demonstrated continual excellence in the […]

Posted Sat, Dec. 15, 2018 at 1:32pm in Giving Back by Sue Bodilly

12/15/2018 - New Regent and Nicolet Bank CEO Robert Atwell addresses UW-Green Bay graduates


Regent Robert (Bob Atwell) brought greetings to graduates from the UW System and the UW Board of Regents during the University’s Fall 2018 Commencement Ceremony on December 15. Atwell is the founding CEO of Nicolet National Bank. and has 34 years of experience as a Wisconsin banker. A graduate of Beloit College (’80) and the […]

Posted Sat, Dec. 15, 2018 at 1:31pm in News by Sue Bodilly

12/15/2018 - UW-Green Bay Professor Aldrete to grads: ‘Live with solitude, failure and ignorance’


Since 1995, Professor Gregory Aldrete has been relating the past to the present at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. A professor of Humanistic Studies and History, Aldrete focuses his studies on the Ancient World and what lessons we can learn from history. The following is his address to the UW-Green Bay 2018 Winter graduates. “This […]

12/15/2018 - Outstanding UW-Green Bay Student Award recipient Kara Baugrud: ‘I got a degree and so much more’


As an athlete, student, mentor and Christian, Kara Baugrud, the recipient of this year’s Outstanding Student Award, feels her journey at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay has helped her develop a love for learning, and a love for leading. Baugrud will graduate this year with a Bachelor of Science in Human Biology and a minor […]

Posted Sat, Dec. 15, 2018 at 1:21pm in Alumni Rising by Sue Bodilly