Tag: Education

Call for nominations for named professorships

Nominations are now being accepted for the following named professorships: Philip J. and Elizabeth Hendrickson Professorship for Business Barbara Hauxhurst Cofrin Professorship of Natural Sciences Patricia Wood Baer Professorship in Education The deadline for nominations is Friday, Dec. 14, 2018. Please send nomination materials via email to the Secretary of Faculty and Staff at SOFAS@uwgb.edu.

Photos: Student Paul Karpenko wins Business Idea Competition, next up Sheboygan Campus contest

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UW-Green Bay Urban Studies major Paul Karpenko took first place in the Fall 2018 UW-Green Bay Student Business Idea Contest, Monday, Oct. 22, 2018. Green Bay Campus students from several majors pitched their innovative idea in front of judges within a 90-second time frame for cash, scholarships to a summer entrepreneurial extreme accelerator travel course, […]

Campus mourns passing of higher education advocate Marvel Elbe

Campus was informed of the passing of Marvel Elbe on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018. She was the widow of Clarence Schaal (d. 1962) and Robert Elbe (d. 2014). She is survived by her children Richard (Dick) Schaal (former director of UW-Green Bay’s Institute for Learning Partnership) and Nancy Vandenput. Both visitation and service were Tuesday, […]

Kate Gaines to give international teaching presentation, Monday, Oct. 1

Kate Gaines (sister of Prof. Adam Gaines) is an accomplished teacher at all levels of K-12 music education. A graduate of the University of South Carolina (BM Music Education) and Colorado State University (MM Music Ed and Instrumental Conducting), she has in recent years taught in private schools in the U.S. and abroad (Palo Alto, […]

Small steps, big impact for UW-Green Bay student Michelle Haapala

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Success is in sight for UW-Green Bay’s Michelle Haapala — the 2018 P.E.O. Reciprocity Scholarship recipient. Michelle Haapala likes the little things, the small achievements that she witnesses while working with a client with traumatic brain injury, for example. Or a compassionate smile for a child with special needs, making their school day easier. Haapala […]

UW-Green Bay’s Student Skills Learning Lab helps prepare students for real-life situations

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The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay has invested in a state-of-the-arts skills learning lab that will provide an environment to foster communication and counseling skills, promote professional practice behaviors and create opportunities for interdisciplinary learning among students in health-related and education fields. Faculty, staff and donors were able to tour the new space in Mary Ann Cofrin […]

Faculty note: Froh Tyrrell selected as a Delegate to National Education Conference

Jamie Froh Tyrrell, student teaching and edTPA coordinator (Education) was selected as a delegate to represent the UW-System at the National Education Teacher Performance Assessment (edTPA) conference in San Jose, California on October 19-20, 2018. She is one of five delegates chosen to attend from UW Teacher Preparation Programs.

Tips for incoming freshmen from a fellow student

Madeline Jensen, a UW-Green Bay junior studying Political Science, Democracy and Justice Studies, German and Education, knows something about starting college. In her article, she lists things that every freshman should know upon starting their higher education path. Read more at Pearson Students.