Tag: diversity

UW-Green Bay, St. Norbert, host Kwanzaa Celebration

‘Kuumba: Creativity’ features dinner, speakers and African dancing, Dec. 3 GREEN BAY – The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, in partnership with St. Norbert College, will host its annual community Kwanzaa Celebration, at 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016 in the Phoenix Rooms, University Union, on the UW-Green Bay campus. The event theme is “Kuumba: Creativity.” […]

UWGB alumna Juliet Cole leads Stand Against Racism panel

UW-Green Bay alumna, longtime employee and YWCA board member, Juliet Cole, will be leading a community discussion on race from Noon to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 26. Called “Courageous Discussions,” this panel is one of the Stand Against Racism’s six planned community discussions for 2016-17, hosted by the YWCA. The ethnically diverse panel members […]

Ray Cross announces diversity and inclusion position

UW System President Ray Cross announced a newly posted position announcement for the Special Assistant to the President for Diversity and Inclusion at the UW System, this week. The full position announcement (pdf) is available on the UWSA Careers website. To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be received by Friday, July 8, 2016. The position […]

Diverse Religions guest panel rescheduled — consider attending ‘Ashley’s Story’

The Diverse Religions guest panel previously scheduled for Thursday, April 28 will be rescheduled to the fall due to the scheduling conflicts. Instead, Inclusive Excellence participants are encouraged to attend “Ashley’s Story,” (A Green Bay police detective speaks about the death of his daughter caused by an intoxicated driver). Ashley’s Story is from 3 to 4 […]

Reminder: Diversity Scholars

The UWGB Diversity Scholars program will allow faculty and instructors to pursue faculty development in inclusive excellence.  During the 2016-17 academic year, Diversity Scholars will complete a teaching and learning project related to diversity in the classroom, meet a few times a semester as a group to discuss readings on inclusivity in the classroom and […]

Regent President announces examination of underrepresented minority experiences

Announced last week at Regents’ meetings held on the UWGB campus, UW System Board of Regents President Regina Millner called for the creation of a UW System task force to evaluate the overall college experience of UW students — with a particular focus on underrepresented minority students. “The goal is to not only to collect […]

Diversity Scholars program to focus on inclusivity

The UWGB Diversity Scholars program will allow faculty and instructors to pursue faculty development in inclusive excellence. During the 2016-17 academic year, Diversity Scholars will complete a teaching and learning project related to diversity in the classroom, meet once a month as a group to discuss readings on inclusivity in the classroom and talk about their […]

Reminder: Submissions wanted for MLK Day posters, poetry, essays

The 21st Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Celebration Committee invites submissions to its annual poster, essay and poetry competition. The contest is open to all students enrolled in a Brown County institution of higher education, as well as all school-age children (K-12) living or attending school in Brown County. Entries must reflect the […]