Category: Featured Stories

Sauerhammer’s remarkable journey featured

“Don’t let her humble demeanor fool you.” That is how a feature story on UW-Green Bay graduate Tina Sauerhammer begins. The University’s youngest-ever graduate, eventual Miss Wisconsin and now a surgeon with Prevea Health in the Green Bay community, Sauerhammer discusses her journey, which includes championing organ donation and mentoring girls and young women.

2017 Psychology grad Destany Calma-Birling has manuscript accepted for peer-reviewed publication

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As first-generation college student Destany Calma-Birling graduated with her class on Saturday, May 13, 2017, she had quite a bit to reflect upon. The Psychology major recently had her manuscript “Does A Brief Mindfulness Intervention Impact Quiz Performance?” accepted for publication in the peer-reviewed journal Psychology Learning and Teaching, quite the prestigious accomplishment for an […]

Photos: A picture-perfect day for UW-Green Bay’s 2017 Spring Commencement

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It was a picture-perfect day for UW-Green Bay’s 2017 Spring Commencement. Graduating seniors anxiously awaited their chance to cross the stage and accept their diplomas, ending years of study and research. When the ceremony was over, under perfectly blue skies, nearly 950 graduating seniors and family members spilled out on to the Kress Events Center […]

Hats off to the graduates

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It’s always fun to observe graduating students’ final thoughts as they leave their alma mater. See the decorated mortarboards at UW-Green Bay’s Spring 2017 Commencement ceremony. Click thumbnails to enter slideshow view or view the album on Flickr. – Photos by Dan Moore and Amanda Jo Danihel, Marketing and University Communication

Global connections: Master of Nursing (MSN-online) student Renee Payne takes her first steps on campus

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UW-Green Bay student Renee Payne stepped foot on campus for the first time at Saturday’s 2017 commencement ceremony (May 13, 2017), despite graduating with a Master’s of Science in Nursing (MSN-LINC) in Leadership and Management in Health Systems degree. In fact, she worked toward her degree from across the United States and around the globe. […]

Judith Crain receives UW-Green Bay’s highest community honor

  Education advocate Judy Crain received the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s highest community honor on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at Spring 2017 Commencement. The Chancellor’s Award is made to individuals who have assisted in some significant way in the development of UW-Green Bay. The award recognizes Crain for her tireless commitment in service to campus […]

Trustee Finco to grads, ‘embrace the unexpected’

The following speech was given by Susan Finco, UW-Green Bay Trustee and owner of Leonard & Finco Public Relations to the 2017 Spring Commencement graduates. Video Recording (Finco is introduced at 53:34.) Chancellor Miller, esteemed faculty, Board of Trustees, graduates and your families and friend. It is an honor to be asked to speak with […]

An aerial, smashing, dunking and honoring send-off

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The University sponsored activities that exercised every emotion last Friday (May, 5, 2017), from elation to sorrow. The annual Res Fest has students in large numbers enjoying outdoor activities and refreshments. Green Bay Police and friends raised $284 for scholarships and Kappa Sigma raised $500 to benefit first responders of Green Bay with a Car […]

UW-Green Bay Student Napho Xiong selected to attend prestigious public health summer program

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UW-Green Bay human biology junior Napho Xiong has been selected to participate in the prestigious Summer Public Health Scholars Program (SPHSP) through Columbia University Medical Center in New York. The program is designed for undergraduate students to increase interest in and knowledge of public health and biomedical science careers. It includes public health course work […]