Tag: Chancellor’s Veteran Reception

UW-Green Bay named ‘Military Friendly’ again … and vet reminds campus to ‘celebrate daily’


UW-Green Bay alumnus Jared Spude is a staff sergeant in the U.S. Army and Wisconsin National Guard. At the Chancellor’s Veteran Reception on November 11, he presented an impassioned speech on behalf of Veterans, calling those in attendance to think about veterans and those who serve each day, and not just once a year.

Spude is featured speaker on Veterans Day 

Staff Sgt. Jared Spude — you might recall his selection as the Outstanding Student from among his May 2015 graduating class of roughly 1,000 students — is being featured again, this time as the primary speaker at the 2015 Veterans Day Reception at 4 p.m. Wednesday (Nov. 11) in the Union’s Phoenix Room. Fellow veterans […]

HOOAH! Student rallies campus, community for vets


Nicholas Gries, a nontraditional student at UW-Green Bay, has had many experiences in his life that have made him the man he is today. But it is his military experience that drives his current passion to dive further, dig deeper — both at the University, and in service to his community.

Story, photos: UW-Green Bay honors veterans during annual reception event

UW-Green Bay held a solemn and meaningful Veterans Day event Tuesday (Nov. 11), welcoming campus and community for the annual Chancellor’s Veteran Reception in the Union’s Phoenix Room. Chancellor Gary L. Miller welcomed attendees on behalf of himself and wife Georgia, also in attendance, expressing his gratitude for the service of veterans from all branches […]

Chancellor’s Veteran Reception 2014

The UW-Green Bay community celebrated and remembered campus and community military veterans Nov. 11, honoring them with the annual Chancellor’s Veteran Reception in the Phoenix Rooms of the University Union. The UW-Green Bay Veterans Day tradition honors past and present service members from all branches of the U.S. military, and specifically recognizes UW-Green Bay students who have returned to school to obtain their degrees.

Live from campus: Koltz, student vets promote Chancellor’s Veteran Reception

UW-Green Bay veteran services adviser Elaina Koltz and two members of the Vets 4 Vets student organization got some airtime Tuesday (Nov. 11) morning, appearing on two local news shows to promote today’s Chancellor’s Veteran Reception and related activities. Koltz got up extra early to appear on the NBC 26 Today morning program, and she […]

Chancellor’s Veteran Reception to be previewed Tuesday on Local 5 Live

The Local 5 Live morning show will air two live segments from campus Tuesday (Nov. 11), previewing that day’s Chancellor’s Veteran Reception and the associated Veterans Week activities. Veteran services adviser Elaina Koltz will be featured in a segment that airs at approximately 9:20 a.m., while student Vets 4 Vets club members Terry Spranger and […]

Chancellor’s Veteran Reception, other events will honor vets next week

UW-Green Bay will host its annual Chancellor’s Veteran Reception from 4 to 6 p.m. on Veterans Day, Tuesday, Nov. 11, welcoming campus and community to honor all who have served. This year’s event will feature UW-Green Bay student Major Gena Selby, who will speak about her experiences as commander of C Company in the Ashwaubenon-based […]

UW-Green Bay to host Chancellor’s Veteran Reception, other events to honor vets

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay will kick off a week of events celebrating campus and community veterans with the annual Chancellor’s Veteran Reception from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11 in Phoenix Room B of the University Union on campus, 2420 Nicolet Drive. The annual Veterans Day event is held to recognize all campus […]