Category: Giving Back

The Power of Partnership

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Partnerships energize the campus and the community Two significant developments on campus and near downtown Green Bay illustrate the importance and power of partnerships in the life of UW-Green Bay. The first is right here on campus, as the Brown County STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Innovation Center, which broke ground Sept. 17, 2018, […]

Thirty-seven ceremonies later, Commencement Coordinator Jan Snyder is retiring

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Jan Snyder is retiring after leading 37 UW-Green Bay commencements. During the formal UW-Green Bay 2018 Ceremony, Chancellor Gary L. Miller acknowledged her “continual excellence” and dedication through the years with a special plaque and acknowledgement signed by all living UW-Green Bay Chancellors. Miller’s remarks are as follows: “Jan has demonstrated continual excellence in the […]

Photos: Chancellor’s Veterans Reception

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The Phoenix Rooms at UW-Green Bay held a standing-room only crowd to honor campus and community veterans and active service members on Monday, Nov. 12, 2018. The late-afternoon event included a Presentation of Colors by the UW-Green Bay Color Guard, the “Star Spangled Banner” and “Armed Forces Salute” by UW-Green Bay Music and remarks by […]

UW-Green Bay alumna Elizabeth Feldhausen’s pet shelter has viral volunteer

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University of Wisconsin-Green Bay alumna Elizabeth Feldhausen ’15 is the owner of Safe Haven Pet Sanctuary and Cat Café in Green Bay, and the pet shelter has recently generated buzz revolving around one volunteer who has been dubbed “The Cat Grandpa.” The story about Cat Grandpa, otherwise known as De Pere resident Terry Lauerman, 75, […]

Video and photos: Back to School Store

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Wow, what an event! Thousands of kids from Brown County will be heading back to school with new clothes and supplies, thanks to the Service League of Green Bay. UW-Green Bay volunteers and members of the campus community were happy hosts. On Wednesday, August 8, 2018, the organization partnered with the University and hundreds of […]

Donors receive recognition for Viking House addition to UW-Green Bay

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On Wednesday, August 1, 2018, friends of the University gathered to thank the generous donors who helped bring the Viking House to UW-Green Bay. Among them, Owen and Elspeth Christianson, who built and donated the Viking House, rebuilding it on the UW-Green Bay campus in fall of 2017; and Tom Olson, who provided funding to […]

Photos: Camp Lloyd 2018 helps grieving kids cope

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Camp Lloyd, a week-long day camp for children ages 7 to 14 who are grieving the loss of loved ones, returned to UW-Green Bay, June 24-29, 2018. Camp Lloyd provides a safe and fun environment for children to learn they’re not alone in dealing with grief. It gives campers time to explore their own experiences […]

Photo gallery: Riverview Middle School students enjoy the UW-Green Bay experience

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Members of campus and community joined together to host 150 seventh-grade students from Riverview Middle School, Plymouth, Wis., on May 3, 2018. Four community groups joined UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Heidi Sherman (Humanities) at the Viking House, to teach history through fun, hands-on learning activities. Among them: Women from the Sons of Norway joined History […]

Photos and Video – Phuture Phoenix Scholarship Reception

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The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s Phuture Phoenix program celebrated 15 years. Can you believe it?! Check out the photos of the April 26, 2018 celebration reception and the video, which includes reflections by co-founders of the program — Cyndie Shepard and Ginny Riopelle — and features many who have been involved with the program through […]

College of Science, Engineering and Technology recognizes scholarship recipients and donors

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In an extremely well-attended event, the College of Science, Engineering and Technology hosted a reception celebrating student scholarships and donors, March 29, 2018 in the Phoenix Room, University Union. In the College, 119 students received scholarships 125 scholarships were awarded (some students received more than one) $155,649 in donor scholarship funds were distributed Click thumbnails […]