Tag: academic staff

Tetzloff to present on ‘Focusing on Strengths (Not Weaknesses!)


Academic Staff are invited to join the Academic Staff Professional Development Programming Committee on Wednesday, Dec. 9, from noon to 1 p.m. in University Union Room 103 for “Focusing on Strengths (Not Weaknesses!) to Optimize Results,” presented by Lisa Tetzloff, director of Student Life. All registered participants will receive a free code to take the half-hour StrengthsFinder […]

What is white, descends from the skies, and a welcome sight in October?


Not snow flakes. Snowy owls. Formerly a rare visitor to Wisconsin and the Lower 48, in recent winters the large Arctic birds have been showing up around here in increasing numbers. This year, well in advance of the first snows, researchers have already documented at least 30 “snowies” in Wisconsin, including a half dozen locally […]

Reminder: Professional Development Funds available for Academic Staff


The Academic Staff Professional Development Allocations Committee announces that it has funds available to assist academic staff in attending professional development meetings and programs. The committee reminds employees that the travel ban has been lifted. Funding is available for up to 50 percent of the total cost, not to exceed $500. Total funding provided is […]

Passing of Marlys Brunsting

Marlys Brunsting passed away Sept. 22 after a long and valiant battle with cancer. She worked 17 years for UW-Green Bay’s Cofrin Library — first as an interim circulation supervisor, a part-time reference librarian and then as the full-time coordinator of library automation — before accepting the position of library director at UW-Stout. She was […]

Friends, family mourn passing of Sherri Urcavich

Family members have shared news of the passing of longtime academic staff member and math lecturer Sherri Urcavich, who succumbed to a battle with cancer on Monday, Sept. 7. A visitation is planned from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 13 at Green Bay Community Church with a funeral service to follow. Urcavich, 64, retired […]

Stacie Christian is campus honoree for UW System LGTQ award


The UW System has announced the 2015 recipients of the Dr. P.B. Poorman Award for Outstanding Achievement on Behalf of LGBTQ People. Honored at UW-Green Bay is Stacie Christian, campus coordinator for Inclusive Excellence and the Pride Center. Recipients will be formally recognized on Oct. 9 in Madison at an awards ceremony and luncheon. For […]

Last chance for final digs… er, best wishes… on Franz retirement

Stop in at the Office of Business and Finance yet this afternoon (Thursday) and you’ll find two things: 1) Kelly Franz, the retiring vice chancellor, is taking the afternoon off, presumably to rest up for a final, grueling day of work Friday; and 2) those display boards inviting your humorous and/or heartfelt comments relating to […]

‘Beyond Diversity: Generations in the Workplace’ on May 27


The professional development programming committees of the Academic Staff and University Staff are coming together to sponsor a program from 10 a.m. to noon next Wednesday (May 27) in the Alumni Rooms of the University Union. Guest presenter Theresa Zimmerman will address the topic “Beyond Diversity: Generations in the Workplace.” Organizers say rapid workplace transformation, […]