Tag: Financial Aid

Now’s the time to consider nominations for Student Employee of the Year

It’s that time of the year again…the student employment office is seeking nominations for the 2015 Student Employee of the Year competition. In addition to the winning title, awards will be given for outstanding demonstration of a specific evaluation quality at the ceremony on April 13, 2015. These qualities include: reliability, professionalism, quality of work, […]

System President Cross to seek significant increase in financial aid

UW System president Ray Cross said this week he’ll ask the state Legislature for the biggest financial aid increase in System history in the next biennial budget. Wisconsin Public Radio on Tuesday (May 20) carried the story, based on Cross’ comments made during a WisPolitics luncheon in Madison. “We will have frozen tuition four years […]

Steeno talks budgeting in part two of WBAY college costs series

Financial Aid’s Sue Steeno talks budgeting for college in part two of a WBAY, Channel 2 series on paying for school. The segment, which aired Tuesday (April 29), considers ways to keep costs in check. Budgeting is critical, Steeno said. “I think it’s so important for families, before the student makes an investment in college, […]

In the news: Financial Aid’s Steeno talks college costs with Channel 2

Assistant Financial Aid Director Sue Steeno was featured Monday (April 28) as part of a WBAY, Channel 2 series looking at the costs of college. Steeno was one of a couple area Financial Aid officials interviewed for Monday’s story, and she spoke about planning ahead for a student’s college education. “I think that discussion has […]

GBOSS is one-stop shop at ‘GB’

Five years ago, the Enrollment Services Division completely reorganized space, staffing and service delivery consistent with a vision of providing fully integrated services at a “one-stop” service center. The goal was to provide single-point-of-service transactions for the offices of the Registrar, Financial Aid and Admissions, assure accuracy and consistency of information, coordinate incoming and outbound […]

UW-Green Bay ranks as Wisconsin’s ‘most affordable’

On average, UW-Green Bay students enjoy the lowest net costs of any four-year university, public or private, in Wisconsin. That’s the official verdict from the 2013 federal College Scorecard issued by the U.S. Department of Education. President Barack Obama announced creation of the ranking system during his State of the Union Address in January, when […]

Mark your calendars: Phuture Phoenix days fast approaching

It’s almost time for UW-Green Bay’s annual Phuture Phoenix Days, in which the signature college-attainment program welcomes some 1,400 area fifth-graders to campus. This year’s events, slated for Tuesday, Oct. 8, and Thursday, Oct. 10, will feature all of what students love about touring and spending time with mentors, and also will include new features […]

UW-Green Bay’s signature Phuture Phoenix program to host fall tour days

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s Phuture Phoenix program will host its annual Fall Tour Days Tuesday, Oct. 8 and Thursday, Oct.10, welcoming 1,400 fifth-graders from 26 elementary schools in 10 Northeastern Wisconsin school districts. The Phuture Phoenix program partners with schools with high percentages of students from low-income families and encourages students to graduate from […]