Tag: Education

Helping Professions Open House this week

On Thursday afternoon, March 23, 2017, UW-Green Bay is hosting a Helping Professions Open House. Those prospective students exploring majors in Education, Social Work, Nursing, Psychology, Human Development and Dietetics will be able to meet faculty and current students in those programs and tour our beautiful campus. Thank you for making these students and their […]

Helping Professions Open House is Thursday, March 23

A number of prospective students and families will be on campus from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 23, for the Helping Professions Open House. Students will learn about  programs including Nursing, Social Work, Psychology, Human Development, Education and Dietetics. The open house-style event will include meetings with faculty and staff, a resource fair and […]

Former faculty member and longtime supporter George O’Hearn passes

UW-Green Bay mourns the passing of George O’Hearn, a former chair of UW-Green Bay Education who retired with emeritus status in 1995. As an early faculty member of the University, he received a Founders Association Award for Excellence in Community Outreach. Prof. O’Hearn was an active member of the UW-Green Bay Retiree Association and he […]

UW-Green Bay becomes gold level sponsor of the STEAM Engine

At a kick-off event, Feb. 22, John Katers, Dean of the College of Science and Technology, announced that UW–Green Bay has committed as a gold level sponsor of “STEAM Engine,” events, as they align closely with the College of Science and Technology and the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. STEAM Engine represents science, […]

Speaker on public education at Brown County Central Library, Jan. 30

“Go Public! Why Our Public Schools Need Our Help, and How We Can Support Them,” will be the subject of a program at the Brown County Central Library at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 30. The speaker will be Heather DuBois Bourenane of the Wisconsin Public Education Network, a nonpartisan alliance of groups from around the […]

Grant to education to strengthen the child care workforce

Associate Prof. Tim Kaufman (Education) and student-academic records coordinator Amy Bartelme (Education), along with colleagues from NWTC, were recently awarded a grant from the Wisconsin Early Childhood Association (WECA). The grant will provide college students with more options through the development of an online bachelor’s degree with an early childhood education emphasis. There is potential […]

Ashmann publications

Associate Prof. Scott Ashmann (Education), has two recent publications. He was the lead researcher on a study conducted with Rebecca Franzen from UW-Stevens Point that explored the ways in which each of the 33 teacher education programs in Wisconsin integrate environmental education into teacher preparation. Their article “In What Ways Are Teacher Candidates Being Prepared […]

Prof. Ashmann speaks on the quality of schools

Professor Scott Ashmann (Science Education) was recently interviewed by Wallethub — an organization which offers credit reports and financial advice — for an article on the states with the best and worst school systems in 2016. Ashmann commented on the contributing factors to a school’s quality and how to improve it. According to the provided […]

Documentary Education, Inc., to play Wednesday at the Christie Theatre

The documentary film, “Education, Inc.” will be shown in the Christie Theater, of the University Union, UWGB at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 10.  According to its sponsors, “The film examines the free-market and for-profit interests that have been quietly and systematically privatizing America’s public education system under the banner of ‘school choice.’”  The one-hour film […]