Tag: Adult Degree

Reminder: Faculty invited to Inclusivity and Equity Conference

Faculty members are invited to attend the Inclusivity and Equity Conference, from 2 to 4 p.m. Friday, March 4 in the Christie Theatre. Faculty will have the opportunity to listen to and ask questions from: 1) a guest panel of diverse students who will discuss their experiences and insights on what an inclusive classroom means to them; 2) Deborah […]

Outreach welcomes scholarship winners

UWGB Adult Degree students, Amanda Kuettel and Mary Vanden Boomen, are recipients of the spring 2016 Patricia L. Hoppe Scholarships. UW-Green Bay, with the generous support of the family of former Adult Degree student, Patricia Hoppe, is proud to make these scholarships available to adult learners who strive to earn their bachelor’s degree through the […]

Trombley interview: Higher ed, online learning, older adults

Christina Trombley, interim dean for the division of Outreach and Adult Access, was recently interviewed for an article in the online magazine Evolution. Headlined “Transforming the Student Experience for All,” the article quotes Trombley as to the impact of older adult learners on colleges and universities. “Adult students have much higher expectations for the services […]

Meet Dan Terrio, Adult Degree graduate

The latest issue of the The Flame, the newsletter of the Adult Degree Program, carries a profile of Interdisciplinary Studies and Teaching and Learning graduate Dan Terrio ’12 and ’14. A former resident of the Stockbridge-Munsee Mohican reservation near Shawano, he has worked as a youth development manager for the Greater Green Bay Chamber and, […]

TV success preempts college degree… until now


As a junior in high school nearly 50 years ago, Tom McCarey couldn’t have known that getting a part-time, entry-level position in the production department at WBAY-TV would be the start of a long and distinguished broadcasting career. By the time he retired from WBAY two years ago, he had been a television news journalist […]

Bet you didn’t know: Assorted facts, figures from ‘non-trads’

The UW-Green Bay Adult Degree Program will join in observing “National Nontraditional Student Week” Nov. 2-6. Among the activities will be soliciting non-trads to nominate faculty or staff members who have made a difference in their lives, to tweet selfies of themselves doing schoolwork at work or home, an honor society induction ceremony, and prize […]

Chancellor shares plan for administrative reorganization 

In an email communication Monday to UW-Green Bay faculty and staff, Chancellor Gary L. Miller shared an overview of a plan to reorganize the University’s operational and organizational structure. The new model, with four academic deans reporting to the provost and vice chancellor, will replace a two-dean structure largely unchanged since 1996. (Current titles are […]

Insight magazine talks higher ed with Adult Degree’s Trombley

“We started doing classes that were weekends and hybrids, and then through the years, as technology advanced, we started incorporating more of the technology into classes,” Christina Trombley, director of UWGB’s Adult Degree Program, said in a recent interview with the local Insight magazine. “It was just the natural progression of trying to continually serve […]

Adult Degree grad Nadine Hellman, age 86, publishes fascinating story

Nadine “Dene” Hellman, class of ’93, now 86 years old, lives in Winston-Salem, N.C. She is the author of four books, including her latest, The People Under the House: A Case of Survival. During Hellman’s second semester at UW-Green Bay she took a course with longtime instructor Peter Kellogg, wrote a paper for a memoir-writing […]

Show your smarts: Girl Scouts trivia contest is May 20

Outreach and Adult Access’ Eric Craver, whose LeadershipGreen Bay team joined forces with the local Girl Scouts on an anti-bullying project last year, is inviting UW-Green Bay faculty and staff to form teams for another Girl Scouts event — the annual Winner Trivia contest. This year’s event takes place from 5-9 p.m. Wednesday, May 20 […]