Tag: College College of Health/Ed./Soc. Welfare

Commencement coverage

There were plenty of stories that came out of UW-Green Bay’s 2017 Commencement, including great speeches by speakers Cody Von Ruden and Susan Finco. We will have a few more for you in the days ahead. In the meantime, check out the extensive coverage including a robust photo gallery on the University homepage.    

Global connections: Master of Nursing (MSN-online) student Renee Payne takes her first steps on campus

Renee Payne

UW-Green Bay student Renee Payne stepped foot on campus for the first time at Saturday’s 2017 commencement ceremony (May 13, 2017), despite graduating with a Master’s of Science in Nursing (MSN-LINC) in Leadership and Management in Health Systems degree. In fact, she worked toward her degree from across the United States and around the globe. […]

Nursing students complete ‘Fill the Campus Cupboard’ drive

UW-Green Bay Nursing students celebrated National Nurses Week (May 6-May 12) by giving back to their communities. Nursing students from the Nursing Leadership class — Laura Meverden, Mindy Johnson, Edinam Long, Coe Gleffe, Kristina Barkow, Stephanie Fritsch, Sue Bellmore and Jamie Skowronek — under the guidance of Advisor Sharon Gajeski, completed the “Fill the Campus […]

Faculty note: Doreen Higgins receives invitation to pursue research in Sweden

UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Doreen Higgins in the College of Health, Education, and Social Welfare, Social Work Professional Programs, received a formal letter of invitation this week from the Social Work Department at the University of Gothenburg in Gothenburg, Sweden to conduct her sabbatical research in the spring semester of 2018. The University of Gothenburg’s […]

Staff note: Jamie Froh Tyrrell selected as Merit Scholarship recipient through Marian University PhD Program

Jamie Froh Tyrrell, student teaching coordinator for the Professional Program in Education, and UW-Green Bay alumna, was awarded the top merit scholarship for Ph.D. students through Marian University’s Doctoral Program on April 20. Froh Tyrrell was selected for this honor by the graduate faculty due to her commitment to, and representation of, the Marian values. […]

Faculty note: Katia Levintova and Megan Olson Hunt win the 2017 Student Nominated Teaching Awards

The Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning and the Instructional Development Council are pleased to announce the 2017 Student Nominated Teaching Award Winners. Associate Professor Katia Levintova (Democracy and Justice Studies, Global Studies and Political Science) is the winner of the Experienced Teacher Award. Students praise Professor Levintova’s dedication to students and her […]

UW-Green Bay education students excel on edTPA licensure performance assessment

UW-Green Bay education students have achieved an exceptional 93 percent pass rate on their edTPA licensure performance assessment. Beginning with the 2016-2017 school year, all teacher candidates in the state of Wisconsin are required to take and pass this assessment. It is a rigorous three-part, process-oriented skills assessment that involves video recording of teaching, student artifact […]

Last call: Workshop to Foster a More Diverse Campus Community

Seats are available for the upcoming workshop, Analyzing and Understanding Systemic Racism, sponsored by the College of Health, Education and Social Welfare. Register today. The deadline is Friday, May 12. The workshop is on campus May 22 to 24, free of charge and includes lunch each day. This is an opportunity to gather a collective […]

New emphasis for early childhood professionals

As a result of a grant through the Wisconsin Early Childhood Association (WECA), UW-Green Bay now offers an online program targeting early childhood professionals who wish to advance their associate degree and earn a Bachelor of Applied Science degree. As a complement to a previously developed pathway to a teaching license in early childhood, Tim […]

Nurses leading food drive for Campus Cupboard this week

Nursing students at all UW campuses are celebrating Nurses Week by giving back to their communities. Your help is needed to “Fill the Campus Cupboard” at UW-Green Bay. Any donation will be greatly appreciated. The drive will be held April 24 to 28. Collection bins are located in the University Union, MAC Hall (2nd floor […]