More than 300 attendees celebrated the STEM Innovation Center groundbreaking on Monday, Sept. 17, 2018. The Brown County-owned building will house UW-Green Bay’s Richard J. Resch School of Engineering, the Einstein Project, UW-Extension and Brown County’s Land and Water Conservation departments. Completion is schedule for fall of 2019. See the full story.
Green looks great on these soccer fans who ventured out to Aldo Santaga Stadium Sept. 15 to cheer on both men’s and women’s soccer teams in a doubleheader last weekend. The “Soctoberfest” event was the first for Green Bay Athletics.
UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus had a successful orientation opportunity for students last week, with UW-Green Bay Dean Chuck Rybak serving as the featured speaker. Rybak’s speech focused on “following your passion” while making the most of the college experience. Activities for the week focused on student involvement, campus connections and becoming a successful member of the Marinette Campus community, with a little food and fun — a welcome back with ice cream sundaes, a club fair with slushies and popcorn and a welcome back BBQ.
Congratulations to the FOCUS and “Great Beginnings” planners on a super start to the school year. More than 500 student volunteers took to Bayshore County Park (about 10 miles from campus) to help beautify the area, followed by a tailgate celebration with games at Lambeau Field. Organizers hope to involve new students from all four UW-Green Bay campuses next year. The photo gallery also includes the painting of the Phoenix, a newcomer convocation at the Weidner Center, the tailgate at Lambeau Field, Casino Night and a Campus Welcome Rally at the Kress Center.
Welcome newcomers, welcome all! It’s a great week to be a Phoenix. More than 700 new students were welcomed by more than 100 volunteers on the Green Bay Campus for Move-In Day over the Labor Day Weekend. The emotional day (especially for parents) was made a bit brighter by the volunteers.
The community celebrated the grand opening of the newly-constructed Kress Family Outdoor Recreation Complex, Friday, August 24, 2018. The evening included a welcome back to the 1978 team, an all-soccer alumni reunion, a tailgate enjoyed by members of the four campus communities, donors and community members and a first kick by field namesake, Phoenix Hall of Fame Coach Aldo Santaga. The men played Hartford to a 1-1 tie. Enjoy a gallery of the pre-game activities and game action. Read about the return to campus byMike Steavpack ’82, the first “voice of Phoenix soccer.”
See more photos from pregame, including a packed-room panel discussion about the history of Phoenix soccer. Click thumbnails to enter slideshow view or view the album on Flickr.
It was definitely a celebration when more than 450 members of the UW-Green Bay community gathered — including those from the Marinette, Manitowoc and Sheboygan campuses — for the UW-Green Bay 2018 Fall Faculty and Staff Convocation. The day’s events included recognition of new employees, videos with campus highlights, Chancellor’s remarks, and of course, the announcement of the Founders Awards winners. Enjoy the photo gallery.
Wow, what an event! Thousands of kids from Brown County will be heading back to school with new clothes and supplies, thanks to the Service League of Green Bay. UW-Green Bay volunteers and members of the campus community were happy hosts. On Wednesday, August 8, 2018, the organization partnered with the University and hundreds of volunteers to hold its 26th annual Back to School Store. It was the first time on the Green Bay campus, and it was a year in the making. On the day of the event, students are assigned a personal shopper, who helps them pick out a backpack and fill it with school supplies, and select an entire outfit of their choosing. Free vision and dental screenings were also offered. Thank you to the more than 800 volunteers. See the photos!
Camp Lloyd, a week-long day camp for children ages 7 to 14 who are grieving the loss of loved ones, returned to UW-Green Bay, June 24-29, 2018. Camp Lloyd provides a safe and fun environment for children to learn they’re not alone in dealing with grief. It gives campers time to explore their own experiences of grief, realize their feelings are normal and find support from one another.
Popular activities that have been a part of camp include daily healing circles, arts and crafts, singing songs and playing music, tie-dying, quiddich, swimming, Bay Beach, kayaking, drum circles, archery and many more.
The Camp Lloyd staff included 30 UW-Green Bay student “buddies” who form special bonds with the campers. This year 4/5 grief therapists were former Camp Lloyd Buddies who have gone on to graduate school in clinical psychology, school psychology or counseling.
Camp Lloyd started as a dream of UW-Greeen Bay Professor Illene Cupit (Human Development). The camp is funded by the generosity of UW-Green Bay, community donors and the Green Bay Packers.
Not sure how those Badgers and Panthers slipped into the UW-Green Bay booth, but still, it was nice to see UW-Green Bay friends trying on their Phoenix wings at Summerfest last Friday, June 29, 2018. UW-Green Bay was one of the sponsors of “Show Your College Pride Day.”