Tag: engineering tech

UW-Green Bay Announces Lead Gifts for Region’s STEM Vision

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Richard J. Resch Foundation and Wisconsin Public Service Foundation Contributions Will Expedite Development of STEM Resources and Mechanical Engineering Degree GREEN BAY – On the heels of Friday’s unanimous UW System Board of Regents approval of a Mechanical Engineering program and other critical components of a University-Community shared vision for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and […]

UW-Green Bay Mechanical Engineering Gets the Green Light

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UW System Board of Regents Approves Critical Components of University-Community Shared Vision for STEM GREEN BAY – The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s efforts to establish an in-region resource for developing highly needed mechanical engineering talent in Northeast Wisconsin took a gigantic step forward today (Feb. 9, 2018) with the UW System Board of Regents approving […]

Electrical Engineering Tech students tour WPS

Electrical Engineering Technology students led by Assistant Prof. M. Upal Mahfuz recently toured the Wisconsin Public Service (WPS) Corporation, a utility company in Green Bay, Wis. In Northeast and Central Wisconsin and Upper Michigan, more than 450,000 electricity customers and more than 326,000 natural gas customers receive service from the WPS. Mahfuz said the tour […]

Prof. Patricia Terry (and sister) says ‘thanks’ for hurricane relief

1st graders at Oleson Elementary School in Houston, Texas

Eileen Terry, sister of Prof. Patricia Terry (Engineering, Natural and Applied Sciences), sends images of her first grade classes at Oleson Elementary School in Houston, Texas, to thank UW-Green Bay faculty and staff who contributed more than $1,400 to help students impacted by Hurricane Harvey. In addition to some new clothes, shoes and school supplies, […]

Alumna Koss on the collaborative engineering technology program

In a feature in the September issue of Insight on Business, UW-Green Bay graduate Dessi Koss talks about her experience as one of the first graduates from the collaborative Engineering Technology degree program. Koss says this program not only changed her life, but gave her a career that she loves. The program was launched by the Northeast Wisconsin Education Resource Alliance […]

Chancellor Miller, dean Katers featured in article about UWGB’s push for an engineering program

UW-Green Bay Chancellor Gary Miller and dean of the College of Science and Technology, John Katers were featured in a story in the August 21, 2017 issue of The Business News about their efforts toward adding a full-scale engineering school to UWGB. “We have had fabulous support from the Green Bay area business community,” Katers said.

Prof. Terry seeking disaster relief for sister

UW-Green Bay Prof. Patricia Terry’s (Engineering Technology) sister teaches at a poverty-stricken elementary school in Houston that was flooded, as was the surrounding neighborhood. Terry reports that the children and school are in great need. Please contact Prof. Terry if you are interested in contributing to the cause.

Prof. Terry talks Foxconn

In the news last week, WTAQ interviewed UW-Green Bay Director of Engineering Technology, Prof. Patricia Terry on plans for a new $10,000,000,000 manufacturing facility at an undisclosed location in Southern Wisconsin. Foxconn’s Wisconsin location is expected to initially add 3,000 jobs, with the potential of that number growing to 13,000 over time. Terry believes UW-Green […]

Insight publications talk baby boomer exodus and solutions (including engineering)

Insight publications says higher education is part of the solution for the expected baby boomer- exodus in the workplace. Jim Golembeski, executive director of the Bay Area Workforce Development Board, says for decades, business and education engaged in little dialog… “Now, because of the baby boomers exiting and smaller cohorts entering the workforce, businesses are […]