Category: Close-ups

Photos: UW-Green Bay volunteers more than 700 hours for Make a Difference Day

Make a Difference Day Volunteers

Congratulations to the organizers and participants who made a big difference in the community last Friday (Oct. 26, 2018). UW-Green Bay volunteers totaled 719 hours of service at 18 various sites. On campus, volunteers made 180 cards for disabled veterans through the TRIO Program, picked up garbage, painted, helped with plastic film recycling and cleaned […]

Photos: Take time to watch the leaves turn

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Even if something is left undone, everyone must take time to sit still and watch the leaves turn — Elizabeth Lawrence. Between rainfalls, campus photographers managed to capture the gorgeous fall color on three of the four campuses. Take some time, and enjoy! Click thumbnails to enter slideshow view or view the album on Flickr. […]

Videos and photos: A special two days for the Phuture Phoenix

It was another wonderful two days of hosting the Phuture Phoenix fifth-graders at UW-Green Bay and inspiring nearly 1,700 fifth-graders to begin to dream about college. Some special moments included East High Symphonic Band members playing during the opening activities, and a visit by Theresa Rock, an alumnus of the program and a paraprofessional at […]

Hoplite Day: Experiencing history first-hand

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With spears and shields in hand, students in Prof. Greg Aldrete’s History of Ancient Greece class experienced history first-hand by recreating battle formations in the quad, Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018. On the day of the “battle” students took took the the campus quad (between the Cofrin Library and Mary Ann Cofrin Hall) to practice the […]

Spotlight: UW-Green Bay’s new Outdoor Adventure Recreation Program

Charting courses is nothing new for Ethan Harvey. The brand-new University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Outdoor Adventure Recreation Coordinator has spent the past eight years picking out routes to take in rock climbing, paddling and hiking. In fact, while earning his degrees from the University of Northern Iowa, Harvey dramatically altered his courses from a 2014 […]

Photos: First-ever ‘Soctoberfest’

Soctoberfest

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. Click thumbnails to enter slideshow view or view the album on Flickr. – Photos by […]

UW-Green Bay’s Student Skills Learning Lab helps prepare students for real-life situations

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The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay has invested in a state-of-the-arts skills learning lab that will provide an environment to foster communication and counseling skills, promote professional practice behaviors and create opportunities for interdisciplinary learning among students in health-related and education fields. Faculty, staff and donors were able to tour the new space in Mary Ann Cofrin […]

It’s a ‘Great Beginning’ when 500 new students volunteer

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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 […]

Photos: UW-Green Bay 2018 Faculty and Staff Convocation

Convocation 2018

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 […]