Tag: English

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 […]

‘Outstanding Student’ Riley Garbe — Once a Phuture Phoenix, always a Phuture Phoenix

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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 […]

Alumnus Antonio Saldana is the ‘voice’ of new Neville Public Museum exhibit

“Estamos Aquí”, Spanish for ‘we are here,’ is the title of a new exhibit on the first floor of the Neville Public Museum in Green Bay, Wis. If not for almost-lifelong resident Antonio Saldaña ’88, (Spanish, English) in partnership with the local advocacy group Casa ALBA Melanie these Latino voices might have gone completely unheard. […]

Prof. Rybak named interim Dean of the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Provost Greg Davis announced the appointment today (June 19, 2017) of Charles A. Rybak as interim Dean of the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. He will provide leadership in the areas of visual and performing arts, humanities, communication, computer and information sciences and social sciences. The Dean is responsible for budget, personnel, curriculum, […]

Exit, stage right: Prof. Brian Sutton takes final bow as commencement announcer

Video Recording (Sutton is recognized at 01:04:37.) When the final graduate of the Class of 2017 made the traditional walk across the commencement stage Saturday, May 13, ended longheld UW-Green Bay tradition: Prof. Brian Sutton completed a 17-year stretch as the person who eloquently, and enthusiastically announced every graduate’s name. Sutton, whose full-time job is […]

New episode of ‘Serious Fun’

Assistant Prof. Bryan Carr’s (Communication and Information Science) has posted a new episode of his podcast “Serious Fun.” This week’s episode includes insights on the the new Marvel Studios film Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. It also features Associate Prof. Chuck Rybak (English) and Professor Ryan Martin (Psychology) who discuss the literary, creative and psychological dimensions […]

UntitledTown ‘exceeded expectations’

“The city turned the final page Sunday on its first-ever UntitledTown book and author festival — and organizers (many of them associated with UW-Green Bay), speakers and attendees are calling it a success. The weekend-long festival drew thousands to various downtown locations with more than 80 events including writer’s workshops, bookbinding classes, panel discussions, author readings, book signings and more. Organizers say every […]

More Untitledtown: Alumni Thayer and Coutley to lead several upcoming events

Two of UW-Green Bay’s most accomplished English program alumni Casey Thayer and Lisa Fay Coutley will share their exclusive thoughts at “Alumni Advice 4 Aspiring Authors” 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 27, 2017 in the Christie Theater. They will discuss how you write, and keep writing, after college at as well as present awards at the Sheepshead Review Launch party on April 29 at […]

Humanities under attack: Prof.’s Nesvet and Shelton pen column for Press-Gazette

UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. Rebecca Nesvet (English and Humanities), and Assistant Prof. Jon Shelton (Democracy and Justice Studies), published a guest column in the Green Bay Press-Gazette. The piece argues that recent distortions of history shows the fundamental importance of a broad-based education in the humanities. Nesvet and Shelton argue that narrowly tailoring higher education […]