With more than 650 similarly clad grads taking over the Kress Events Center May 18, many soon-to-be alumni were eager to showcase their individuality through dress. From customized caps to sparkly shoes and special sashes, they showed their stuff before a packed commencement house. Our gallery below has a look at their fashions, along with [...]
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It was all hands on deck for alumni volunteers this weekend, starting with enthusiastic greetings for more than 675 new UW-Green Bay graduates just minutes after Commencement, Saturday, May 18. On Sunday, May 19, the Alumni Association members, their family and friends, provided encouragement and hydration to more than 10,000 participants in the Green Bay [...]
For new UW-Green Bay alumna Jennifer Ulrich, crossing the stage during spring commencement ceremonies was doubly meaningful. There was the achievement of earning her degree in Psychology, something for which she’d worked long and hard. Then there was the way she physically accepted her diploma, standing — and walking — her way across the Kress Events Center stage.
About 650 students crossed the stage at the Kress Events Center Saturday (May 18) to receive their diplomas at UW-Green Bay’s 44th spring commencement. It was a ceremony to remember, in pictures.
For UW-Green Bay junior Dani Thyes, the decision to take a for-credit internship wasn’t easy. But after a semester working hands-on with cardiac rehab patients at Ripon Medical Center, the Human Biology major says it’s one of the best choices she’s made. “I would say that I was very skeptical about taking internships because it’s [...]
More than 100 supporters and friends of the University gathered for the Founders Association Spring Reception, where guests enjoyed a casual environment and a chance to meet with some of UW-Green Bay’s top student researchers. The student researchers were selected to showcase their work previously at the Posters in the Rotunda celebration at the state [...]
Jennifer Ulrich has long been known, as she puts it, as “the girl in the wheelchair with the black dog.” The UW-Green Bay senior and her assistance dog, Wilson, have become a familiar presence on campus during the past several years, as Ulrich has pursued her degree in Psychology. But come Saturday, Ulrich will be [...]
From internship project to full-fledged after-school program, the Phuture Phoenix FLITE initiative is making a difference for students at Green Bay Preble High School. Begun in Spring 2010 by Diana Delbecchi, then an intern with UW-Green Bay’s signature college-readiness program and now a University Financial Aid staff member, FLITE is helping high school students prepare [...]
The Cofrin Library and University Advancement partnered in a cute little activity for students. They created postcards from the library that students can fill out just to reassure their parents that they are indeed studying for finals. One has a checkbox method with choices such as “Thank You” and “I can’t wait to graduate.” The [...]
It was a spectacular spring evening both inside and outside the Weidner Center, Saturday, May 4 when four University of Wisconsin-Green Bay alumni were honored at the 2013 Alumni Awards. In his brief remarks Chancellor Tom Harden refreshed the alumni on the “Spectacular 2012” and all the University’s many accomplishments. Assistant Chancellor for University Advancement [...]