On a recent trip to her homeland of Nigeria, Juliet Cole, associate director of the Institute for Learning Partnership, was presented with the “Recognition Award of Outstanding Daughter of the Soil” educational honor. The award, given by the Supreme House Montessori School in Lagos, Nigeria, was presented to Cole in partnership with the Quality Assurance and Research Development Agency (QAARDAN) of Nigeria. The recognition spoke to appreciation for a “job well done for the immense contributions to the enormous growth of education in Nigeria.”
The weather, the camaraderie and the purpose (scholarships!) provided a near perfect atmosphere for the annual UW-Green Bay Alumni Outing for Scholarships, Friday, June 7.
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 [...]
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 [...]
Ryan Stockwell desires to help create a sustainable agricultural system that farmers can be proud to pass on to future generations. Stockwell, a 2001 UW-Green Bay graduate will be presented with the Alumni Earth Caretaker Award, at the Green Innovations Symposium, April 22-24, for his work on renewable energy opportunities and practice using no-till farming techniques.
Young alumnus Ben Kvalo works in video-gaming paradise. He is the operations coordinator for 2K games out of California.
Recently published research completed by Associate Professor of Natural and Applied Sciences, John Katers, and Watershed Outreach and Education Specialist, Annette Pelegrin, of the Cofrin Center for Biodiversity, could change the way the public views manure in years to come. “In the future, manure will no longer be viewed as dilute fertilizer or waste product,” [...]
Students who take a course from UW-Green Bay Prof. Phillip Clampitt — known in the Communication program lexicon simply as “a Phil class” — know that sooner or later, they’ll hear it.
A packed house at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts — estimated in the neighborhood of 2,200 including dozens who watched on overflow monitors in the lobby — celebrated UW-Green Bay’s mid-year Commencement on Saturday, Dec. 15. About three-quarters of the 462 students eligible to graduate chose to “march” in the ceremony.
Solomon Ayres is a patrol officer for the city of Green Bay. He is also a musician, an athlete and a committed community member. Where his alma mater UW-Green Bay is concerned, he is also an important mentor.