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

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Riley Garbe stepped on campus as a fifth-grade Phuture Phoenix — He leaves as UW-Green Bay’s ‘Most Outstanding’

“The Odds Were Stacked Against Me from the Beginning.“ Green Bay, Wis. – Riley Garbe came to UW-Green Bay as a fifth-grader on a Phuture Phoenix field trip, where a visit to the campus turned into a dream of one day graduating from college. Despite surviving a difficult childhood that included witnessing abuse and violence […]

Former and Phuture Phoenix Riley Garbe is Student Commencement Student Speaker, ‘Most Outstanding’

Riley Garbe came to UW-Green Bay as a fifth-grader on a Phuture Phoenix field trip, where a visit to the campus turned into a dream of one day graduating from college. In the fall of 2013, Garbe entered the University on a Phuture Phoenix scholarship, and now his dream will come true as he will […]

Faculty note: DePouw article published in special issue

UW-Green Bay Associate Professor Christin DePouw (Education), was part of a special issue of the International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE) that focuses on critical race parenting. DePouw’s article, “Intersectionality and critical race parenting” is part of a broader conversation on whiteness, race and parenting of children of color. The special issue can […]

All are winners in the first-ever all-campus ‘Food Fight!’

The first-ever all-campus Food Fight brought 2,071 pounds of food and hygiene items to fill the Campus Cupboard shelves, providing provisions to members of the UW-Green Bay community who are in need. In a nearly campus-wide contest, the Cofrin Library, Office of International Education and Office of Continuing Education and Community Engagement teamed-up to recorded […]

Dean Gallagher-Lepak talks ‘seriousness of falls in older adults’

Today’s (Dec. 8) Green Bay Press Gazette published an article, “Not Talking about Falls Can Trip You Up,” by Susan Gallagher-Lepak, Dean of the College of Health, Education and Social Welfare and retired local physician John Brusky. Their message is that falls needs to be taken seriously and further assessed among older adults to avoid […]

New Student Skills Learning Lab under renovation

UW-Green Bay Social Work and Education faculty are showing their excitement over a new student skills learning lab that will support development of communication, counseling and presentation skills, as well as professional behaviors among students in Social Work, Education, and Health majors in Mary Ann Cofrin Hall 131/133. The photos show the faculty lending a […]

Faculty celebrate promotions

Announced earlier in the year, but honored yesterday (Monday, Dec. 4, 2017) at the Faculty Promotions Celebration, were (standing, left to right) JP Leary, Toni Damkoehler and Aaron Weinschenk and (seated, left to right) Chuck Rybak and Doug Hensler. Damkoehler, Hensler and Rybak were promoted to full professor. Christin De Pouw (missing), JP (John P) […]

Jones appointed Acting Assistant Vice Chancellor of Enrollment Services

UW-Green Bay Provost Greg Davis today announced that he has appointed Jennifer Jones ’99 as acting assistant vice chancellor for enrollment services. In the role, Jones is responsible for the leadership, integration and coordination of student recruitment, enrollment and retention efforts for UW-Green Bay. She will serve as the senior enrollment officer for the campus […]

Faculty note: Rhee publication

UW-Green Bay Assistant Professor Stephanie Rhee (Social Work), recently published the following: Rhee, S.  (2017). Acculturative stress and coping among Korean immigrant elders residing in non-Korean ethnic enclaves. International Social Work. doi: 10.1177/0020872817741183 and Rhee, S.  (2017, October). A caterpillar morphs into a butterfly. Reflections: Narratives of Professional Helping.  22(3), 18-21.