Tag: Education

Jasen transitioned from homeschool to college with help from faculty

For many students, the transition from high school to college can be daunting. But for homeschooled students, that switch comes with an even potentially deeper set of challenges. That was the experience initially for Education major Lexi Jasen. “I was very used to doing my own thing,” said the senior who will graduate in May […]

Research Scholar honor goes to Christin DePouw


Christin DePouw, assistant professor of Education, has been named the recipient of a 2016 Research Scholar Award as presented by the faculty Research Council chaired by Prof. Amy Wolf. The selection was based on DePouw’s proposal, “Role of Critical Race Consciousness in Strengthening Academic and Cultural Identities in Hmong American Students.” The award will help […]

WiSys VIPs will visit Thursday for faculty app demo

Arjun Sanga, executive director for WiSys, and regional liaison Bob Wise will be on the UW-Green Bay campus Thursday afternoon (Feb. 19) to meet with University leadership and attend the gathering that will mark the launch of two new faculty-designed computer apps, from 3 to 4 p.m. in MAC Hall 137. WiSys is the entity […]

Demo of Gallagher-Lepak, Herdman and Ashmann apps


The College of Professional Studies is inviting interested members of the campus community to a gathering this Thursday (Feb. 19), from 3 to 4 p.m. in MAC Hall 137. “Help us celebrate the launch of two innovative computer apps by faculty members — Dr. Susan Gallagher-Lepak and Dr. Heather Herdman (Nursing), who will demonstrate their […]

Hutchison and Lor will present at Hmong Conference in Madison


Profs. Ray Hutchison (Sociology and Urban and Regional Studies) and Pao Lor (Education) have received word that their paper “Educational Achievement of Hmong College Students has been accepted for presentation at the Hmong Studies Conference sponsored by the Hmong Studies Consortium (Southeast Asian Studies Center) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison April 10-11. Hutchison (who serves […]

Double the love: Fondness for UWGB brings alumni back for more

UW-Green Bay has seen an increasing number of alums who loved their time on campus so much, they returned to get a second degree. With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, now is the perfect time to share their tales of love, devotion and hard work in pursuit of their happily ever after.

In the news: Education’s Kaufman provides context for pair of Press-Gazette stories

Education Chair and Associate Prof. Tim Kaufman lent his expertise recently to a pair of Green Bay Press-Gazette stories on the issue of school report cards and poverty. Kaufman was quoted in Sunday’s (Jan. 25) cover story that found poor and minority students are more likely to attend what are termed “failing” schools than their […]

News expected Friday on federal ‘college ratings system’

The U.S. Department of Education will release a much-anticipated outline of its college ratings system on Friday, according to several sources familiar with the department’s plans. Institution names will be omitted to protect the innocent, but the reveal is expected to show how the feds will go about structuring their system, which President Obama announced […]

In the news: WBAY highlights Education course that’s making an impact

We told you here recently about Assistant Prof. Aurora Cortes’ new “Working and Communicating with Hispanic Parents of Young Children” course, which is making a difference for families (and the Education students they work with) at the Casa Alba resource center in Green Bay. Thursday, WBAY, Channel 2 reporter Kristyn Allen tagged along for the […]

In the community: Cortes’ class making a difference at Casa Alba

A great new feature story from Marketing/University Communication intern Katelyn Staaben takes a closer look at a UW-Green Bay class making a difference in our community. New this semester, Assistant Prof. Aurora Cortes’ “Working and Communicating with Hispanic Parents of Young Children” course brings Education students to the Casa Alba resource center to conduct classes […]