Tag: Education

Riley Garbe stepped on campus as a fifth-grade Phuture Phoenix — He leaves as UW-Green Bay’s ‘Most Outstanding’

“The Odds Were Stacked Against Me from the Beginning.“ Green Bay, Wis. – Riley Garbe came to UW-Green Bay as a fifth-grader on a Phuture Phoenix field trip, where a visit to the campus turned into a dream of one day graduating from college. Despite surviving a difficult childhood that included witnessing abuse and violence […]

Former and Phuture Phoenix Riley Garbe is Student Commencement Student Speaker, ‘Most Outstanding’

Riley Garbe came to UW-Green Bay as a fifth-grader on a Phuture Phoenix field trip, where a visit to the campus turned into a dream of one day graduating from college. In the fall of 2013, Garbe entered the University on a Phuture Phoenix scholarship, and now his dream will come true as he will […]

Faculty note: DePouw article published in special issue

UW-Green Bay Associate Professor Christin DePouw (Education), was part of a special issue of the International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE) that focuses on critical race parenting. DePouw’s article, “Intersectionality and critical race parenting” is part of a broader conversation on whiteness, race and parenting of children of color. The special issue can […]

New Student Skills Learning Lab under renovation

UW-Green Bay Social Work and Education faculty are showing their excitement over a new student skills learning lab that will support development of communication, counseling and presentation skills, as well as professional behaviors among students in Social Work, Education, and Health majors in Mary Ann Cofrin Hall 131/133. The photos show the faculty lending a […]

Prof. Kaufman quoted in Stevens Point Journal

UW-Green Bay Prof. Tim Kaufman (Education) was featured in a story last week (Nov. 22) in the Stevens Point Journal. “Small-town Wisconsin teachers forge community connections, and districts need more.” The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development projects the state will need almost 2,400 new teachers by 2024. Kaufman said the majority of the education program’s […]

Education students present at regional conference

Eight students from UW-Green Bay’s Professional Program in Education who are preparing to become middle or high school science teachers attended the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) regional conference in Milwaukee, Nov. 9-11. Students attended sessions presented by Wisconsin science teachers, university professors and internationally known scholars that described innovative teaching strategies, assessment practices and […]

Education students share hurricane and earthquake experiences

The Professional Program in Education shared the experiences of students who were in Florida and Mexico recently and experienced the hurricane and an earthquake: “It was a wild start to the beginning of September for Education Student Teachers placed across the globe. From Orlando, Florida, to Cuernavaca, Mexico, Education students share what it was like […]

Faculty note: Ashmann is lead author in book chapter

Associate Prof. Scott Ashmann (Professional Program in Education), is the lead author of a book chapter entitled “Sustainable Campuses” with Dave Barbier (UW-Stevens Point) and Felix Pohl (independent researcher from Germany). The chapter is part of a new book called “Urban Environmental Education Review” published by Cornell University Press. The book explores how environmental education […]

Nature-based 4K program prepares kids for kindergarten

A nature-based kindergarten readiness 4K program at Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary aims to get youngsters in touch with the outdoors while preparing them for kindergarten. Local 5’s Brittany Falkers heads outdoors where these Green Bay students are learning lessons that cannot be taught in a classroom. The OAK (Outdoors Adventures for Kids) Learning Center program aims to reclaim kids’ […]