Posts related to the College of Health, Education and Social Welfare

UntitledTown receives grant from Green Bay Packers


On Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, the Green Bay Packers Foundation awarded a record $1 million to 192 civic and charitable groups across Wisconsin as part of its annual distribution of grants. UntitledTown, an annual book and author festival in Green Bay, was awarded one of the grants, which was accepted by UW-Green Bay Prof. and […]

Masters’ Candidate in Applied Leadership returns from Afghanistan

Master’s Candidate in Applied Leadership, Second Lt. Andrea Ackerman, returned from a one-year deployment at Operating Base Fenty in Afghanistan on Friday, Dec. 6. While deployed, she  finished the last requirements of her program. Her line of inquiry in the master’s program has focused on the use of community gardens in assisting veterans with PTSD. […]

Veteran Marine Nurses a Dream

Ginger Turck

After a long journey, Ginger Turck graduates with a BSN on Saturday Ginger Turck’s journey across the Weidner Center stage on Saturday, Dec. 14 for UW-Green Bay Commencement will be just like any other graduate. But few others have made more stops along the way. This mother of three, Marine Corps veteran with a Business […]

Reminder: Innovation in Aging Competition, register by Dec. 13

Reverse Pitch Forum_Green Bay_2019 (30)

WiSys’ Innovation and Aging Competition held a Reverse Pitch Forum on Wednesday, Nov. 20 to kickstart the Innovation and Aging student idea competition. The event served as a springboard for interested student groups. The forum included brief “pitches” from organizations, community members and interested students about specific problems and challenges associated with aging. Audience members then […]

WEDC, UW System team up to help businesses launch internship program | Insight Publications

Ask employers their biggest worry and the usual answer is “finding enough talent.” Ask the same question to college students near graduation and “finding a job” is their reply. The University of Wisconsin System and the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. hope to solve both concerns with the Talent Generator, a new online tool designed to […]

New episode of Psychology and Stuff podcast features sport psychology faculty

In the latest episode of the “Psychology and Stuff” podcast, UW-Green Bay Prof. Ryan Martin (Psychology) spoke with Assistant Profs. Jana Fogaca and Alan Chu of the UW-Green Bay Sport, Exercise and Performance Psychology program about a recent New York Times article. Learn more about the UW-Green Bay Sport Psychology program here.  

Save the date, April 18: 2020 Destination Imagination Wisconsin State Tournament

Save the date for the 2020 Destination Imagination Wisconsin State Tournament. This year’s event will be hosted on Saturday, April 18, 2020. You can learn more about DI on its website. This event will bring close to 7,000 people to campus in one day and will be a terrific way to showcase UW-Green Bay. With this […]

Research in the Rotunda application deadline, Monday, Dec. 2

The 17th Annual Research in the Rotunda will take place Wednesday, March 11, 2020 in the State Capitol’s Rotunda in Madison, Wisconsin. This all-day event is intended to highlight the quality and value of undergraduate research, including their involvement in faculty-guided research projects. Outstanding undergraduate student researchers from across the state will present their research together with their […]

Innovation in Aging Reverse Pitch, Nov. 20

The “Reverse Pitch Forum” event on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019 from 2:15 to 3:30 p.m. in the MAC Winter Garden (202) will serve as a springboard to WiSys’ Innovation in Aging student idea competition on March 4, 2020. That competition will include cash prizes for the top solution pitches as well as cash prizes for the top […]