Tag: Education

Campus learns of the passing of Margaret Laughlin

UW-Green Bay Professor Emerita Margaret Ann Laughlin, died Thursday afternoon, Dec. 28, 2017. Laughlin was awarded the distinction of Professor Emerita in Education in 2004. As a tenured full professor of education, Laughlin served on many University committees, served a term as department chair, was active in the National Council for the Social Studies, co-authored […]

Video: Graduates look forward, and appreciate the recent past

Here’s a quick video review of UW-Green Bay’s 2017 December Commencement and interviews with recent graduates Riley Garbe, Kathryn Donovan and Cody Becker.

‘We are survivors,’ Garbe tells Class of 2017

Riley Garbe's commencement address

Riley Garbe first 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 and moving from home-to-home, Garbe entered the University on a Phuture Phoenix […]

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 […]