Category: Media Coverage

SBDC’s Stauffacher helps Wrightstown Business

It’s another success story for the Small Business Development Center (Cofrin School of Business). The River Coffee & Cream Café, Wrightstown’s first coffee shop, is a dream come true for its owners and another day in the life of the SBDC’s David Stauffacher who helped the owners with their business plan. The Green Bay Press-Gazette […]

New Coalition prepares young companies for investment and rapid scale-up

Featured in Insight on Business, Nov. 29, 2017, is a story about a new coalition, of which the Cofrin School of Business is a partner. “Fledgling companies in the New North region have a new tool to help them prepare for investment funding and rapid growth potential, thanks to a new business coalition,” it says. […]

Lita Ford and Femmes of Rock, Jan. 13 at Weidner Center

The female violin ensemble led by rock violinist and arranger Nina DiGregorio and starring members of the Bella Electric Strings will play rock covers by AC/DC, Led Zeppelin, Prince, Metallica, Queen, David Bowie, Pink Floyd and others, Jan. 13 at the Weidner Center. Billed as “a night of women’s empowerment,” a portion of the ticket […]

Alums Hillman and Peguero to celebrate debut album

Two UW-Green Bay graduates, Matt Hillman and Rissel Peguero (Matt & Rissel) will be celebrating their debut album at Blue Opus in Bellevue Saturday (Dec. 2, 2017). Rissel is on vocals and piano and Hillman on guitar, but for the album release UW-Green Bay’s John Salerno (Music), plays flute and sax. Green Bay Press-Gazette’s Kendra Meinert […]

Construction wraps on Viking House

After a month of hard work, construction on the UW-Green Bay Viking House is finally complete. “There’s not a real plan to building a house like this. I mean it’s modeled after a 1,000-year-old house, so we weren’t quite sure how it was going to go,” said UW-Green Bay History chair and curator of the house, Heidi Sherman. WBAY has […]

‘Frankly Green Bay’ features ‘Birth of the Cool’

Frankly Green Bay recently featured this week’s 6:30 Concert Series — Miles Davis’ “Birth of the Cool” on its website. “It’s weird because it is literally the birth of the cool before anybody actually knew what the hell cool was,” said UW-Green Bay Prof. Adam Gaines (Music). Here is part of the post: Like several […]

Prof. Kaufman quoted in Stevens Point Journal

UW-Green Bay Prof. Tim Kaufman (Education) was featured in a story last week (Nov. 22) in the Stevens Point Journal. “Small-town Wisconsin teachers forge community connections, and districts need more.” The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development projects the state will need almost 2,400 new teachers by 2024. Kaufman said the majority of the education program’s […]