Tag: Education

Faculty note: Associate Prof. J.P. Leary examines story of Act 31

Among the books featured by the Brown County Library this week and highlighted in the Green Bay Press-Gazette is “The Story of Act 31: How Native History Came to Wisconsin Classrooms” by UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. JP Leary (First Nations Education). Leary begins by looking at 1800s treaties and state interference, offering background to more recent legal […]

Post-Crescent Academic All-Star nominees plan for UW-Green Bay

The Appleton Post-Crescent published the names of its 2018 All-Star Academic nominees. The students were nominated by their high schools for academic achievement, extracurricular activities, community service, leadership, and character. Two of the nominees have plans to join UW-Green Bay after graduation. Paul St. Aubin, Hortonville High School, wants to study Mathematics and Education at UW-Green Bay, […]

UW-Green Bay team attends NCORE conference

Eric Arneson, vice chancellor for student affairs and campus climate) and Susan Gallagher-Lepak, dean of the College of Health, Education and Social Work (CHESW) led a dynamic team of UW-Green Bay faculty and staff to the National Conference on Race and Ethnicity (NCORE) in New Orleans May 29 to June 2, 2018. This national conference is […]

Faculty note: JP Leary shares expertise at NCORE Conference

UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. JP Leary (First Nations Studies) presented in three sessions and had a book signing at the National Conference on Race and Ethnicity Ethnicity (NCORE) in New Orleans May 29 through June 2, 2018. This conference is the leading conference on race and ethnicity in higher education, and this year attracted nearly […]

UW-Green Bay pre-service students find literacy partners in Howard-Suamico School District

HSSD_UWGB Collaborative

UW-Green Bay pre-service teachers have benefited from the opportunity to practice and apply their literacy teaching and learning in a closely-monitored field experience with the Howard-Suamico School District (HSSD). UW-Green Bay student Anthoni Ahnen graduated from Bay Port and is currently working alongside her third/fourth grade teacher at Howard Elementary. Dan Naef, an Air Force […]

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 […]