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A day to remember for Cupit and Camp Lloyd fans

A day to remember for Cupit and Camp Lloyd fans

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 […]

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Student service goes global with Habitat trip to the Philippines

Student service goes global with Habitat trip to the Philippines

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.

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Fun, healing go hand-in-hand at special UW-Green Bay summer camp

Fun, healing go hand-in-hand at special UW-Green Bay summer camp

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.

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Biology 101: Generous educators help next generation

Biology 101: Generous educators help next generation

“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 […]

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Giving back: Celebrating donors, students and research

Giving back: Celebrating donors, students and research

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 […]

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Course teaches power of giving

Course teaches power of giving

Call it a paraphrase of the old fishing adage. Ask a student to give to a cause, and he or she may do so. Teach a student why philanthropy matters, and the lesson may just last a lifetime. Especially when the teachers are living it. That’s the idea behind UW-Green Bay’s Strategic Philanthropy course, which […]

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Performing piggies: Students present fairytale-themed opera for kids

Performing piggies: Students present fairytale-themed opera for kids

They huffed and they puffed and they sang the house down at UW-Green Bay Tuesday, April 22, as the University’s Opera and Musical Theatre students presented a very special performance of “The Three Little Pigs.” The adapted 35-minute opera/musical featured the students of UW-Green Bay Prof. Sarah Meredith Livingston in one of three culminating performances […]

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Philanthropist Fulwiler flies high with Phuture Phoenix

Philanthropist Fulwiler flies high with Phuture Phoenix

Terry Fulwiler had every reason to believe that a career in aerospace engineering would take him on an incredible life journey. The native of Algoma, Wis., had a gift for math and a love of flying instilled by his father. The timing was right — the aerospace industry in the mid-1960s was booming. At 18, […]

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Student’s classroom, co-curricular experiences pave unexpected path

Student’s classroom, co-curricular experiences pave unexpected path

How does a shy aspiring fashion designer choose to major in Political Science and Public Administration, develop a passion for providing affordable housing for low-income families, become a peer mentor for a freshman seminar, and lead a high-profile annual event for her sorority? For student Marleigh Fiedler, a breadth of experience and relationships have led to a direction she couldn’t have imagined three years ago when she enrolled at UW-Green Bay.

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Giving Back: Celebrating 25 years of student environmental research

Giving Back: Celebrating 25 years of student environmental research

Ten University of Wisconsin-Green Bay students will report on research conducted in UW-Green Bay natural areas at the 25th annual Cofrin Student Symposium, scheduled from 1-5 p.m. Tuesday, March 4 in the Christie Theatre of the University Union on campus, 2420 Nicolet Drive. The symposium marks a quarter-century of student research and more 140 students […]

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