Tag: facilities management

Trail-rescue trio gets big ovation

Facilities Management employees Nathan Rusch and Lyle Uitenbroek were joined on stage by student worker Samantha Braaten at the University Union’s Phoenix Room during the annual faculty-staff Convocation on Aug. 26. The three were invited forward by UW-Green Bay Chancellor Gary L. Miller to receive certificates of appreciation for their response to a potentially life-threatening […]

Student credited with life-saving action in tree mishap


A student employee is being praised for helping save a UWGB staff member pinned beneath a tree last Tuesday morning (Aug. 18) as the two were cleaning storm debris from an arboretum trail. The student, Samantha R. Braaten, was out with co-worker Dan Koetz, an arboretum specialist with the Facilities Management division, at about 9:30 […]

Raduenz returns for dedication of Cofrin Arboretum woods in his name

A ceremony was held this morning (Friday, May 15) to dedicate “Les Raduenz Woods,” a 22-acre forest/woodland south of Circle Drive across from the Office of Facilities Management. Raduenz was a central figure in development of the Cofrin Arboretum and UW-Green Bay campus for 35 years until his retirement in 2006 as director of Facilities […]

Snapshot: The great flood of January 2015

Hats off to the custodians, HVAC specialists and staff of Facilities Management and Public Safety for their rapid response — and hard work — in the wake of Monday morning’s indoor rainstorm on the first floor of the Cofrin Library. Water from a broken pipe soaked ceiling tiles and rained down on carpet, flooring and […]

Road repair this week

Already emailed campuswide but repeated here for the record: Paul Pinkston, director of Facilities Planning and Management, is advising drivers to keep an eye out for road work over the coming week. “There will be a contractor performing road repairs to Wood Hall Drive, Main Entrance Drive, Weidner Center Drive, Lab Science Drive, Leon Bond […]

Curling, anyone? Crew takes shine to restoring floor

A loyal reader of the Log faculty/staff newsletter took this smartphone photo the other day when he saw this energetic crew from Operations at work on the concourse (first-floor hallway) of the Cofrin Library.  “Looks like the UW-Green Bay curling team,” he said. It does look a little like that, but it’s actually staff members […]

Celebrating the UWGB concourses (tunnels)

A fun Press-Gazette feature suggests that UW-Green Bay students haven’t been all that bothered by the extreme cold: “The University, like a handful of others across Wisconsin, has a system of tunnels and hallways connecting its main academic buildings. That means students can walk comfortably from class to class without piling on the layers.” There […]