Tag: Admissions

Education leaders launch game changing college-readiness program for Green Bay students


It’s easy to talk about the importance of education following high school. It’s another to actually do something real about it to build a college-bound culture. Three Green Bay education leaders — NWTC President Jeff Rafn, Green Bay Area Public School Superintendent Michelle Langenfeld and UW-Green Bay Chancellor Gary L. Miller — are putting words […]

Wanted: University Ambassadors

Approximately 30 students serve as University Ambassadors each year. University Ambassadors support UW-Green Bay’s outreach efforts to prospective students and newly enrolled students, including Campus Preview Days, Registration and Resources, and Orientation. They also conduct campus tours, serve on student panels and assist with official University functions and Alumni Association events. Please encourage students to […]

More snap: UW-Green Bay hosts successful Snapchat Q & A Day

Snapchat Q&A Day

Working as a team in one-hour shifts Jena Richter Landers of Marketing and University Communication and Kayla Peterson of Admissions successfully hosted the second-ever UW-Green Bay Snapchat Q & A Day. The Q & A Day ran from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 27. The pair answered questions (often multiple per “snapper”) […]

UW-Green Bay Snapchat is now seeing global buzz


In recent days UW-Green Bay has been receiving a lot of attention — globally, even — about its innovative practice of sending snaps on Snapchat to admitted students. It began with local coverage by WBAY, and has spread rapidly from there, including Seventeen, NPR and Good Morning America. Check out some of the buzz: Hip UW-Green […]

We were on Good Morning America!

Some of the Snapchat stories we are following: UW-Green Bay notifies students of acceptance on Snapchat, Fox News, Dec. 2 We’ve officially reached peak millennial: UW-Green Bay a US university is accepting students via Snapchat, Irish Examiner, Dec. 2 Hip UW-Green Bay sends college acceptance notices on Snapchat, Mashable, Dec. 1 UW-Green Bay’s Acceptance “Letters” […]

What’s rising? The “hip” Phoenix, of course

UW-Green Bay has been receiving national coverage thanks to a story originally covered by WBAY highlighting UWGB’s new practice of sending a snap on Snapchat to admitted students. Most recently, the story has received coverage by global, multi-platform media company, Mashable and could be seen on Mashable home page under the “What’s rising.” This project which was a dream […]

Accepted students discover admission in a Snap

Students admitted to UW-Green Bay for fall 2017 are receiving news of their admission in an additional and unique way this admissions cycle. Any applicants that provide their Snap (formerly known as Snapchat) handle in the application process receive a snap from UWGB congratulating them from the UWGB Snap account. Each batch of snaps are […]

Admissions reminds campus of three recruitment events this week

Thanks to all faculty, staff, and current students who are sharing their time, energy, and expertise with some special recruitment events this week: Today (Nov. 17) — UW-Green Bay Admissions is hosting Familias Unidas para un futuro mejor, a family event focused on Latino students. More than 100 guests will have bilingual presentations, tours, and […]

Final Campus Preview Day is Friday

This Friday, Nov. 11 is the final Campus Preview Day event of the fall semester, with more than 100 guests touring campus, meeting faculty, and attending a resource fair of campus offices and opportunities. From admissions personnel, “To all the faculty and staff to make this day engaging, informative, and exciting for our prospective/future students, […]