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 […]
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 […]
UW-Green Bay alumna, Rhonda Madsen ’91 (Human Development), was named Educator of the Year for the Peshtigo Chamber 2018 Richard and Patricia Roland Persons of the Year Awards. Madsen is a third-grade teacher at Peshtigo Elementary Learning Center. The Peshtigo Times has more.
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 […]
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 […]
Four of the seven Golden Apple Winners have connections to UW-Green Bay. The Green Bay Press-Gazette featured April White, a teacher at Suamico Elementary who received a teaching certification from UW-Green Bay.
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.
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 […]
April Moran ’97 (Elementary Education) has taught 4- and 5-year-olds at Cormier School & Early Leaning Center for more than 20 years. This year, she is one of seven recipients of a Golden Apple Award. See the story in the Green Bay Press-Gazette.
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 […]