To honor, recognize and show appreciation for all the wonderful work performed across all campuses, the Employee Appreciation Week work group has put together a week filled with recognition and fun! All employees are encouraged to take part. Check out all the activities.
Associate Prof. Jon Shelton (Democracy and Justice Studies) has been selected as a 2019 National Academy of Education (NAEd)/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellow. The fellowship award of $70,000 is intended to assist with the fellow’s salary replacement and research expenses for the fellowship period. This year, 30 fellows were selected from a competitive pool of 221 applications from scholars of education. The fellowships are administered by the National Academy of Education, an honorary educational society, and they are funded by a grant to the Academy from the Spencer Foundation. The fellowship program has more than 800 alumni who include many of the strongest education researchers in the field today. Learn more about NAEd.
Student George Kneiser is making golf history at UW-Green Bay. The Horizon League men’s golf individual champion will be playing at the Louisville Regional in the 2019 NCAA Division I Men’s Golf Championships on Monday-Wednesday, May 13-15, 2019. “His work ethic is very good, and it’s very exciting to see the efforts of his labor pay off here, and have a trip to the NCAA regional. It’s very exciting for the program and the school,” says coach Lee Reinke. Check out the full story from WFRV.
UW-Green Bay First Nations Education doctoral student Bawaajigekwe Andrea DeBungie has been named the state’s Special Services Teacher of the Year. The special education teacher at Lake Superior Elementary School has been teaching for 11 years. “I accept them as they are and how they come into the classroom and foster that,” she said of her students. Read the story from APG Media.
The UREC Outdoors Equipment Rental Center is now open and ready to see to your outdoor needs! Whether it’s a tent, kayak, or just a backpack, the rental center has you covered. Operating out of the Kress Events Center, the rental center is ready to lend out most anything you need from their 100+ piece inventory of outdoor equipment. Rentals are available for students, university affiliates (faculty/staff/alumni) and community members. Stop by KEC 126 or check out the website for more information!
The West Shore Chorale will present its spring concert, Ev’ry Voice in Concert Ring, on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 7 p.m. in the Herbert L. Williams Theatre at the UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus. The concert will be a multicultural celebration of songs from many different countries and will feature ethnic percussion instruments. Freewill offerings will be accepted. For more information, contact the director at 715-504-3303.
Assistant Prof. Micheal Rector (Music) and Associate Lecturer Sylvia Hong (Music) were recently profiled by The Korea Times. The two pianists have toured the U.S., Korea and Europe extensively, and arrived in Korea for their concert at the Far East Art Hall. “Playing music with someone you love and respect is a joy. Not that we agree on everything all the time; that close connection forces me to be a better musician and a better person,” Rector said. Check out the full story.
Members of the UW-Green Bay Audubon Student Conservation Chapter (which has the honor of being the first Audubon campus chapter in the nation) were featured by the Audubon website for their participation in a Washington DC fly-in event that geared towards raising awareness of the threats facing seabirds. “I think I could easily speak for everyone by saying it was such a wonderful learning experience,” said UW-Green Bay graduation student Tara Hohman (Environmental Science and Policy). Read the full story from Audubon.
WFRV covered the annual Heirloom Vegetable Plant Sale that was held on Saturday, May 11, 2019. Hosted by Natural and Applied Sciences, the funds from the sale go towards helping the students in the program. More than 9,000 heirloom plants, vegetables, herbs and flowers were on sale at the successful event.
“Into the Fray: A Journey Through Ambient Space,” the latest exhibit at the Lawton Gallery, will be on display until Thursday, May 16, 2019. The exhibition of paintings and drawings by current artist-in-residence Lydia Dildilian explores human perception of time and space through landscape. The Lawton Gallery hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.