Category: Giving Back

Alumna Marty Stanley paying it forward with internship funding

UW-Green Bay alumna Marty Stanley’s innovative spirit has a way of inspiring beyond words. The speaker, author and organizational coach and consultant (www.alteringoutcomes.com) attributes her monumental success to the years she spent at her alma mater. In return, the 1977 graduate, who now lives in La Jolla, Calif., has developed a pay it forward giving […]

Photo gallery: NAS Scholarship Reception

NAS Scholarship Reception

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay College of Science and Technology honored some of its top math and science scholars on Friday, Jan. 27 with Natural and Applied Science (NAS) scholarships. In a record-breaking year, $39,300 was awarded and 37 scholarships were given to 33 students. Each recipient was recognized for high grade point average, outstanding scholarship, […]

Breaking through: UW-Green Bay cuts ribbon on new creative space

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With a nod to vision, leadership, innovation and collaboration, the ribbon was cut for the new Breakthrough® Studio space on the third floor of the David A. Cofrin Library, at UW-Green Bay. Library Director Paula Ganyard said she is thrilled about the space which became popular with students as soon as it opened. It features […]

After the game. Plan.

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Prof. Radosevich teams with InitiativeOne to launch ‘PostGame Strategy’ for former professional athletes We have all heard the stories — former professional athletes, sometimes millionaires, find themselves penniless or having great difficulty transitioning from sports to the business world. Green Bay-based business InitiativeOne saw a need and a niche to help these athletes. But before […]

Students grateful for Craig Mueller Scholarships

Marcia Mueller Scholarship Reception

Annual reception honors his memory and celebrates student success When Craig A. Mueller ’71 (Humanism in Cultural Change) passed in 2006, he left a gift to the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay that was at the time, at just over $1 million, the largest ever to the University from an alumnus. Students in majors dear to […]

The sky is the limit for Sydne Johnson

Sydne Johnson and Prof. Amanda Nelson

The Kenosha, Wis. native dreams of anthropological research in Asia or curating a museum exhibit on East Asian history. Don’t doubt her. In four years she has immersed herself in travel (South Korea), school (double major in history and biology), clubs and organizations and work (as a phone-a-thon caller). As she nears the end of […]

‘Wrecked’ at the Weidner packs emotional punch

Wrecked at the Weidner

“Wrecked” at the Weidner Center for a group of 3,000 high school sophomores and juniors left quite an impact, today (Nov. 3). The Leadership Green Bay event was geared toward helping students learn about the impact distracted driving has on our community. The 90-minute reality-based presentation follows the course of an injury that results from […]

‘Revise the Room’ fundraiser supports UW-Green Bay students, future authors

Students in need of updated chairs, facilities

Imagine trying to compose a 50,000-word novel on deadline. Pecking away on a keyboard for hours on end, while competing with 17 other students in a cramped classroom for power outlets and a few comfortable chairs. Obviously not the ideal conditions for concentration and creativity. However, for every trial is a resolution. Providing an educational […]

UW-Green Bay’s Camp Lloyd: sharing grief and finding joy

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Nearly 50 children found solace in UW-Green Bay’s 11th Annual Camp Lloyd last week (June 20-24) — the summer camp that helps kids cope with the loss of a loved one. Packed in between somber moments was the fun and excitement of a typical camp experience (including arts and crafts, music, games, swimming, hiking and […]

Human Development students hop into YMCA partnership

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When the YMCA Youth Development Heidi Marquardt (also a UW-Green Bay Human Development alumna) spoke in Prof. Joel Muraco’s (Human Development) Middle Childhood and Adolescence course, she couldn’t have guessed that she would walk away with eight UWGB students who would sign on for volunteer opportunities at the YMCA. Out of the eight, three signed […]