Tag: community

Reminder: Nominations sought for Leadership Green Bay program by Feb. 26

Interested in joining Leadership Green Bay? If so, UW-Green Bay employees are asked to complete the Leadership Green Bay Interest Form. This form should be filled out and signed by the employee, his or her supervisor, and the Dean/Division Head (if applicable). Completed forms must be received in the Human Resources office by Friday, February […]

Nominations sought for Leadership Green Bay program by Feb. 26

Each year, the University sponsors one employee to participate in the Leadership Green Bay program. This program was established in 1983 by the Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce and offers select individuals the unique opportunity to develop leadership skills while enhancing the well-being of the Green Bay area. Program goals include enhancing the participant’s […]

Weidner temporary ‘home’ for frogs, butterflies and friends

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UW-Green Bay’s Weidner Center for the Performing Arts will be the host venue of a special 25th Anniversary Gallery for The Einstein Project, May 5, 2016. And in the meantime, the Weidner also has the privilege of providing “gallery space” for the beautiful creations known as “Butterflies and Friends.” Annually, the butterflies, frogs, turtles, and […]

TRIO tops 1,000 holiday cards for military vets!

Their goal was a daunting 900 cards.  With the help of many people across campus and throughout the community, staff in the TRIO Office at UW-Green Bay not only met the goal, but exceeded it by over 100 cards!  “Thank you to all who donated their time and/or resources from their holiday, paper-writing and exam […]

Column: UWGB’s SBDC plays role in business-development momentum

The Small Business Development Center was name-checked in a recent from-the-editor column in the Insight regional business magazine. The column, about the New North’s “Fast Forward” initiative, mentions the promising launch of Innovation Roundtables that will be organized “through the Wisconsin Small Business Development Center at UW-Green Bay using the PeerSpectives protocol created by the […]

For Super Bowl 50, NFL copies UW-Green Bay concert (sort of)

Some of you might remember the role UWGB played in a November 2010 concert of NFL Films music at the Meyer Theatre in downtown Green Bay. Music faculty members Kevin Collins and John Salerno, along with communications staffer and NFL fan Christopher Sampson, were the fundraiser’s lead organizers. Collins’ student Wind Ensemble and an alumni […]

‘Georgia Miller puts down roots at UW-Green Bay’

The Green Bay Press-Gazette’s You Magazine has published a nicely reported get-to-know-you feature on Georgia Miller. Editor Amelia Compton Wolff interviewed Miller about her upbringing in the South, professional moves from California to Kansas to Wisconsin, and her pride in having founded and directed Family Crisis Services of Northwest Mississippi, a nonprofit that serves as […]

Poster projects lead to new opportunities

Non-profit poster symposium

How do non-profit organizations contribute to local communities? How does one manage the challenging and dynamic nature of a public-serving organization? Students in Prof. Lora Warner’s Public and Nonprofit Management Class spent the semester researching and expanding their knowledge of best approaches to managing public and nonprofit organizations before presenting what they have learned in […]

Draney leads ‘Winter Wonderland Hike’ at Baird

The Baird Creek Preservation Foundation is hosting another of its free, guided hikes at 1 p.m. this Saturday (Dec. 19), departing from Christa McAuliffe Park, 3100 Sitka Street.  Biology Prof. Mike Draney from UW-Green Bay will answer your questions about spiders, the effects of harsh weather conditions and anything else that comes to mind on […]