Tag: Education

Hunt finishes as a semi-finalist at International Business Model Competition

UW-Green Bay student entrepreneur Sam Hunt attended the International Business Model Competition (IBMC) last week. His idea, Local Food Experiment, recently won the WiSys Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament, which earned him $2,500 and a trip to the IBMC. Hunt and his team were one of the 20 to move to the IBMC semi-finals, and although […]

UW-Green Bay and Plymouth School District celebrate 10-year partnership

Plymouth Cohorts

Teachers, alumni and administrators involved in an innovative graduate-education partnership between the Plymouth School District and UW-Green Bay gathered this month (May 2018) to celebrate the program’s historical impact and anticipate its future. The “Plymouth Model” began 10 years ago when the Plymouth School District committed to supporting master’s degrees for their teachers. UW-Green Bay […]

Two educators with campus ties receive Wisconsin Association of Colleges for Teacher Education awards

The Wisconsin Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (WACTE) presented awards to 59 outstanding educators from across Wisconsin in April, in Madison. The awards are an effort by WACTE to celebrate great teaching. Two of the award winners are strong UW-Green Bay supporters. UW-Green Bay alumna Cynthia Sanchez (Spanish and Psychology), currently a bilingual teacher […]

Hunt takes 3D prototype to gBETA

As part of the second ever gBETA Northeast cohort, UW-Green Bay undergraduate Sam Hunt (Mathematics, Education) presented his business PrecisionLAG at the gBETA Northeast Wisconsin “LiveBETA” in Appleton, Thursday night, April 26, 2018. LiveBETA is the final step for each gBETA cohort. During his presentation he revealed his first 3D-printed prototype of his golf swing […]

Alumnus Larry Laraby wins Golden Apple

Green Bay Preble teacher Larry Laraby ’98 and ’07 (English and Master’s in Applied Leadership) almost had an entirely different story to tell. If his high school counselor had given up on him, he would never have pursued college, gone into teaching of claimed his Golden Apple Award. See more in the Green Bay Press-Gazette.

Hunt and his invention featured in Green Bay Press-Gazette

He’s highlighting URSCA this week, and UW-Green Bay Mathematics student Sam Hunt made the Green Bay Press-Gazette, as well, this week. “The New Zealand native continues to amaze with his winning business ideas. Last year, Hunt was a winner in the UWGB Student Business Idea Contest with a social enterprise startup offering affordable, local and organic […]

WPR reports on Doctorate in Native Studies

Wisconsin’s only doctorate program in native studies will begin this fall at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. It’s the first public campus in Wisconsin to do so. UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. J P Leary, told Wisconsin Public Radio that the four-year coursework is based on “footwork,” not “bookwork.” Instead of research and dissertations, students will […]