Tag: diversity

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 […]

Saxton-Ruiz is next speaker in ‘Latino Americans’ history series

The campus/community series “Latino Americans: 500 Years of History” continues Monday (Dec. 7) with the screening of another film segment and a talk by Gabriel Saxton-Ruiz of the Humanistic Studies faculty. The program begins at 6 p.m. at the Brown County Central Library, 515 Pine St. Saxton-Ruiz will introduce the evening’s installment of the acclaimed […]

Educator Lardinois to keynote Kwanzaa this Saturday at UWGB

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, together with St. Norbert College and Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, will host a Community Kwanzaa Celebration at 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, in the Phoenix Room of the University Union at UW-Green Bay, 2420 Nicolet Drive. Keynote speaker for this year’s gathering is Margaret “Toni’ Lardinois, principal of Washington Middle […]

UW-Green Bay plans panel discussion on race, colleges, communities

A panel discussion on “Being a Minority in a Predominantly White Community while Attending a Predominantly White Institution” is scheduled to take place from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday (Dec. 7) at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. Hosted by the University’s American Intercultural Center, the event will take place in the Phoenix Room of the […]

Wanted: your submissions for spring 2016 Human Mosaic

The Human Mosaic is a campuswide publication of UW-Green Bay programs that relate to diversity for students, staff, faculty and Green Bay community members. The Human Mosaic is traditionally distributed to UWGB students, staff and faculty at the beginning of the semester. To submit programs for the Spring 2016 Human Mosaic, please use the online submission form […]

Chancellor’s statement on tolerance, need for discussion

Already distributed campuswide, but repeated here for the record, is an email sent this morning to faculty, staff and students from UW-Green Bay Chancellor Gary L. Miller: The recent events at the University of Missouri and elsewhere in the American Academy remind me of the importance of our commitment to diversity and tolerance, and our […]