How did new UW-Green Bay graduate student Marc Minani (center) find himself hanging out with new best friends Randall Cobb, Aaron Rodgers, Jordy Nelson and Mason Crosby within a week of his arrival in Green Bay? And what got the Green Bay Packers stars to trade green-and-gold uniforms for all-black wait-staff outfits one evening earlier […]
Leanne Haddad has a soft spot for kids who’ve had a rough go of it. When a family career change didn’t give her the time to work regularly with at-risk children, she turned her attention to helping them in other ways. Haddad now runs her own photography studio, Clicks for a Cause, and donates 100 […]
The 2014-15 Founders Association Scholarship reception was held Friday, Oct. 10 at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts. Created in 1973, the Founders Association raises community support and annual funds for scholarships and academic programs. The organization is also a bridge to the community, promoting and providing advocacy for UW-Green Bay. Over 90 Founders, scholarship recipients, family and friends celebrated together.
The second of four donor-student scholarship receptions this fall took place at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts on Oct. 3. More than 200 community donors, UW-Green Bay student recipients of their named scholarships, family, friends and others took part in the event celebrating philanthropy benefiting UW-Green Bay students. UW-Green Bay Chancellor Gary L. […]
The success of an all-out push to increase the number of scholarships available to students at UW-Green Bay over the past 18 months was the reason for a celebration at the Weidner Center Sept. 26.
On the morning Prof. Illene Cupit (at center) was announced as the 2014 recipient of the Founders Award for Excellence in Community Outreach, there was double reason to celebrate. The award brought not only more well-deserved recognition for Cupit’s important and effective Camp Lloyd venture, but a visit from a pair of community partners with […]
A group of 10 UW-Green Bay students joined a multinational Habitat for Humanity Coalition this summer, embarking on a Global Village trip to the typhoon-ravaged Philippines to build both homes and lifelong memories. After an ambitious fundraising push — all told, the group raised more than $32,000 in six months — the students and their Habitat Adviser, UW-Green Bay Dean of Enrollment Services Michael Stearney, departed for Manila July 30.
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.
“My family and I deeply appreciate your kindness. It means so much to me that you believe in, and encourage, the studies of UW-Green Bay students like me.” Early this year, Linda Vang, a senior Biology major, got the chance to meet the couple whose generosity made possible her UW-Green Bay scholarship. The young woman […]
The Weidner Center Foyer was once again a perfect setting for the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay to celebrate research and scholarship on Tuesday, May 6, 2014. More than 120 guests joined with UW-Green Bay students, faculty and staff at the Spring 2014 Donors Reception to engage with current students as they discussed both their research […]