Slideshow: Big day for Phuture Phoenix

UW-Green Bay’s Phuture Phoenix program has received a grant to replicate itself and spread the success of its innovative pre-college approach. The grant was celebrated at a campus event March 24.

Interim Chancellor David Ward was joined by Wisconsin First Lady Jessica Doyle and Amy Kerwin, Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation , in announcing the news. Students, community and school district officials, UW System Regent Judith Crain and Phuture Phoenix co-founders Ginny Riopelle and Cyndie Shepard also attended.

Shepard, wife of former UW-Green Bay Chancellor Bruce Shepard, is also looking to replicate the Phuture Phoenix program in the state of Washington, where Bruce is now president of Western Washington University.

Read more information about this in the news release.

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Photos by Kimberly Vlies,
Office of Marketing and University Communication