Category: Press Releases

Area Colleges Team Up to Take on Nursing Shortage

University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and NWTC Launch NURSE 1-2-1 Degree Program Green Bay, Wis. — With states like Wisconsin facing a shortage in qualified nurses to serve patients, leaders at two colleges in Northeast Wisconsin are tackling the issue with a sense of community urgency and student affordability in mind, developing an inventive new nursing education […]

UW-Green Bay Announces 2016 Distinguished and Outstanding Alumni

Green Bay, Wis—The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is planning an evening of celebration, recognizing the accomplishments of its alumni. This year’s Alumni Awards and Recognition Dinner begins at 5 p.m., October 4 at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts. Those honored for their Distinguished Achievements will be Mark C. Fralick ’82, Glen G. Tilot ’81 and […]

‘Romeo’ and company returns to Green Bay; tickets now on sale

Searching for Romeo

Green Bay, Wis. — University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Prof. Brian Sutton’s Searching for Romeo, winner of the 2014 Stage Rights/New York Musical Theatre Festival Publishing Award, will be a featured musical performance at UW‑Green Bay this year. Performances are Thursday through Saturday, November 17-19. All shows will play at the University Theatre, UW‑Green Bay. The romantic comedy features […]

UW-Green Bay Chancellor Gary Miller Releases Statement on Upcoming Biennial Budget Discussion

Green Bay, WI – University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Chancellor Gary Miller issued the following statement today regarding the 2017-2019 Biennial Budget: “In the coming months state policy makers will develop and approve the 2017-2019 Wisconsin Biennial Budget. I believe strongly that the future of the Wisconsin economy depends on renewed and smart investments in the state’s […]

Heaser, Depas named Development Directors at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay

Green Bay, Wis. — Tracy Heaser and Jacob Depas begin their appointments as development directors at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, beginning immediately. UW‑Green Bay’s Vice Chancellor for University Advancement Lance Cavanaugh made the announcement recently. Both Heaser and Depas are UW‑Green Bay alumni. The pair will meet with alumni, business leaders and other to further engage them […]

Former Naval Postgraduate School Provost to Lead Cofrin School of Business at UW-Green Bay

Green Bay, Wis. — Douglas A. Hensler, Ph.D., former Provost of the Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California, has been named Dean of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s Austin E. Cofrin School of Business. Chancellor Gary L. Miller announced the appointment today. “I am delighted and extremely excited about the extensive academic and leadership achievements that Dr. […]

Furlong named Dean of UW-Green Bay’s College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Green Bay, Wis. — University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Chancellor Gary L. Miller today announced the appointment and expanded role of Scott Furlong, recently named Dean of the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. Furlong assumes the new role after serving as the Dean of UW‑Green Bay’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences for almost a decade. […]

Gallagher-Lepak Named Dean of UW-Green Bay’s New College of Health, Education and Social Welfare

University Announces Second Dean of New Four-College Model Green Bay, Wis — University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Chancellor Gary L. Miller today announced the appointment of Professor Susan Gallagher-Lepak, Ph. D., to the position of founding Dean of UW‑Green Bay’s College of Health, Education and Social Welfare. Gallagher-Lepak is the second dean to be appointed in the University’s […]

UW-Green Bay announces spring semester academic honors

GREEN BAY — The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay has made public the names of students receiving academic honors for the spring semester. Students who earn a 4.0 gradepoint average, which represents all “A” grades, receive highest honors. High honors go to those earning 3.99 to 3.75 gradepoint averages. Honors are given to students earning 3.74 […]

Study Finds Food Pantry Consumers Less Food Insecure Than in Past

Households with children more likely to be food insecure Green Bay – Local food pantry consumers have reported a much lower rate of food insecurity than in 2009, a study released this week reports. Food insecurity rates of food pantry consumers have fluctuated over the past 15 years, peaking at 89% in 2009 and decreasing […]