Category: Media Coverage

UWGB’s SBDC had a hand in bringing Redwing Shoes to Sheboygan

Minnesota-based Red Wing Shoes, which sells working, hunting and hiking footwear, plans to open a store in Sheboygan on the city’s south side. Real estate site alternatives, business plan development, and financial strategy development were facilitated through the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at UW‑Green Bay and Sheboygan County Economic Development Corp. Read more.

UWGB Alumni Johnson and Engstrom complete a 140-mile race for MyTeamTriumph


UW-Green Bay Psychology and Human Development 2005 graduate Chris Engstrom says that she and her racing partner, Eric Johnson, are motivated by five words. ‘Go big or go home.’ Though fatigued, Engstrom and Johnson returned home to northeastern Wisconsin on Monday from an extended weekend in Madison, riding the adrenaline from the big feat they had […]

Prof. Aaron Weinschenk discusses upcoming election

Political science professor Aaron Weinschenk addresses Wisconsin swing state questions this week. Although polls indicate that Hillary Clinton has a good lead in Wisconsin currently, he predicts candidate strategies will change after the first debate on Monday, September 26. In an interview with, he says to win Wisconsin, a candidate must do well in […]

UWGB students request expanded Green Bay early voting

Leaders of student political groups say they want to be able to cast ballots on campus before Election Day. Green Bay residents will be able to vote at City Hall starting Monday, September 26. UWGB student government association president, Nikolas Austin hand delivered a letter to Green Bay City Clerk Kris Teske last week requesting […]

New NURSE 1-2-1 Model Recognized

The American Association of Community Colleges recognized the new UWGB/NWTC NURSE 1-2-1 model as innovative in its recent Community College Daily publication. This model and a few other approaches mentioned have great promise for building a stronger BSN-prepared nursing workforce. With the publication, the Nursing department is receiving some calls from Community Colleges across the […]

Prof. Cupit says ‘Our future is in good hands with today’s youth’

Professor Illene Cupit (Human Development/Psychology) says in a piece for the Green Bay Press Gazette that from her point of view we might want to rethink the “tsk-tsk” often directed at the younger generation. Her work with today’s youth as part of Camp Lloyd and her recent trip with 28 students to Slovakia and Poland […]

WPR: UWGB, UWM, Top 30 LGBT-Friendly

UW-Green Bay is one of only two colleges in Wisconsin named LGBT-Friendly, the other is UW-Milwaukee. “We are very focused on inclusivity and the concept of inclusivity rather than tolerance,” Pride Center director Stacie Christian said. “Inclusivity means that you’re working on policy protocol within the classroom, in the workplace and our community connected on […]

New Nursing 1-2-1 program gets local news coverage

Fox 11 did a thorough story on the new Nursing 1-2-1 partnership between UW-Green Bay and NWTC. The program launches this fall with a focus on getting more nurses in the field. “These nursing students are admitted directly into the program right in the beginning,” explained Christine Vandenhouten, the chairperson for nursing at UW-Green Bay. […]