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Xiong and Gardea are roommates, friends and difference-makers

Stefan Gardea and Bao Niah Xiong at spring 2018 commencement

Student Speaker Bao Nhia Xiong and Stephany Gardea are roommates and friends, with much in common. Both are first generation college students and the first in their families to graduate with a four-year college degree. And both will leave a lasting legacy at UW-Green Bay. Xiong was selected as student speaker and reminded fellow graduates […]

UW-Green Bay Prof. Jeff Entwistle to grads: ‘Inspire us’

Jeff Entwistle making spring 2018 commencement address

The following speech was given by UW-Green Bay Theatre and Dance Professor Jeffrey Entwistle to UW-Green Bay’s 2018 Spring Commencement attendees. “Welcome graduates and welcome to your families, friends and all our special guests. I would also like to thank Chancellor Miller for the honor and invitation to speak with you today. You need to […]

UW-Green Bay Theatre alumna has stand-up date on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

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Gallagher also looks forward to Fox TV Pilot with ‘Empire’ star Howard Late night, get laughing! Mary Gallagher ’90 (Theatre) will be doing stand up comedy on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Friday, May 18. She also has a pilot show set to air on May 24 on Fox, starring with Terrence Howard, […]

Emily Ahrens named UW-Green Bay’s ‘Most Outstanding’

Emily Ahrens at Spring Commencement 2018

The recipient of this year’s Outstanding Student Award, Emily Ahrens, thinks of the students and faculty of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay as an extended family; one that has helped her learn and grow throughout her college career, but also one that has been there as her support through some rough personal times. Ahrens, a […]

UW-Green Bay History program selected to receive the 2018 Regents Teaching Award

Green Bay, Wis. — The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay History program has received the University of Wisconsin 2018 annual Regents Teaching Excellence Award (in the department/program category). “This is quite an honor,” said UW-Green Bay Prof. Heidi Sherman, Chair of the History program. “Every year, each of the 13 University of Wisconsin schools nominates one […]

‘When we walk this stage, our family graduates with us’

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First-generation American, Bao Nhia Xiong, to honor her Hmong heritage and family during UW-Green Bay commencement, Saturday, May 12, 2018 Green Bay, Wis. – When Bao Nhia Xiong accepts her diploma on Saturday, her family is graduating, too. “(My family), they are the backbone to my story,” says Xiong. “I didn’t grow up with money, […]

UW-Green Bay History wins Regents Teaching Award!

The UW-Green Bay History program has received the University of Wisconsin 2018 annual Regents Teaching Excellence Award (in the department/program category)! “This is quite an honor,” says Heidi Sherman, Chair of History. “Every year, each of the 13 University of Wisconsin schools nominates one academic department in any teaching field for this award, and one […]

UWGB alumna, Kerry Marquardt, helps advance the Wisconsin Youth Apprenticeship program

Enrollment in the Wisconsin Youth Apprenticeship (YA) program reached an all-time high in the 2017-18 school year, and YA ambassadors like Kerrie Marquardt, a Supply Chain Solutions Instructor Fox Valley Technical College (FVTC), are advancing the work-based learning program for the benefit of students and employers alike. After nearly a decade working in business, Marquardt […]

Art Merit Scholarship recipients, named

The following students have been recognized with Art Merit Scholarships: David L. Damkoehler Art Scholarship: Dane Schumacher Hagemeister Family Art Scholarship: Vanessa Alvarez, Raven Saladino Teresa M. Halbach Scholarship: Ashley Rabe Thomas Cathy Harden Scholarship: Maureen Mercier Anna Kacynski Memorial Scholarship: Lydia Delikat, Caitlyn Tupa Michael Kazar Memorial Scholarship: Allysin Carlovsky Althea Steele Lederer Scholarship: […]