The UW-Green Bay community bade farewell to Tom and Cathy Harden July 30, enjoying a special Get the Scoop event on Harden’s penultimate day as chancellor. Lines were long as students, faculty and staff waited for a sweet treat and a chance to say thank you and goodbye. Harden announced late last year that he […]
- Togetherness, fun in learning at heart of Grandparents’ University
- The bee’s knees: Campus keepers reap sweet rewards with harvest
- Fun, healing go hand-in-hand at special UW-Green Bay summer camp
- Alumni enjoyed golfing ‘fore’ scholarships
- Sweet treat, fond farewell: Campus says goodbye to Tom and Cathy Harden
A contingent of UW-Green Bay student beekeepers got to taste the fruits of their labor July 29, harvesting honey from two new hives located near the campus Heating and Cooling Plant Building. The project is up and running thanks to a new student organization, the GBees, with the hives and their tenants arriving on campus this spring.
Grandparents’ University at UW-Green Bay continued a proud tradition of multigenerational fun in learning July 10-11, when nearly 200 grandparents and grandkids took part in the eighth annual camp. “We have 198 people who have registered for Grandparent University,” said Camps Director Mona Christensen. “It’s a two-day program where grandparents and grandkids sign up for a class that they take together.”
It was a terrific turnout for Phoenix Friday on the Fox June 27, as UW-Green Bay students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends gathered for good music and great company in downtown Green Bay. The gathering was held in conjunction with the city of Green Bay’s Fridays on the Fox free concert series, which has become a fixture on the downtown CityDeck in recent years.
Of all the Camp Lloyd activities that blend the fun of being a kid with the serious challenge of coping with a loved one’s death, it is the making of a memory box that is perhaps the most special. Campers assemble and decorate the boxes themselves, placing photos and mementos of loved ones inside.
Summer Camps are in full swing. Dan Moore, from the Office of Outreach and Adult Access, captured the flurry of activity in the first four UW-Green Bay camps of the summer season.
Alumni and friends raised a record $15,000 in scholarships during the annual Alumni Scholarship Golf Outing, Friday, June 13, and according to Alumni Director Kari Moody, had a blast doing it. UWGB’s Vets 4 Vets Club also raised $1,000-plus that will go toward scholarships for veterans who are enrolled at UWGB. A record number of golfers — the 144 maximum — participated in the 2014 event.
When UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Brian Sutton got the idea for his original musical, “Searching for Romeo,” he knew his chances of making it big — Broadway or major off-Broadway — weren’t great. He was confident in his idea, the re-telling of Shakespeare’s classic from the perspective of the “losers,” Rosaline and Paris. And yet […]
FOCUS R & R just wrapped up, having given most members of the fall 2014 entering class of freshmen a chance to get ready for their college careers. R & R stands for registration and resources. The one-day programs, offered in five separate opportunities over the first two weeks of June, allowed the newcomers to […]
Matt Becker has a front row seat for one of the most historic franchises in the NFL, the Green Bay Packers. The 2008 Communication graduate is a team assistant photographer for the Packers and associate photo editor for digital media at ESPN. “Sports were a big part of my life when I was growing up, […]