More on $161,000 grant for new approaches to first-year achievement

We included a link to the news release in Friday’s LOG Extra, but for the benefit of non-subscribers and those who might have missed it, here goes: 
UW-Green Bay has received a grant award of $161,504 for the “Phoenix GPS Program” from Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation. Denise Bartell, associate professor of Human Development, […]

UW-Green Bay wins $161k grant for new approaches to first-year achievement

With a grant award of $161,504 for the “Phoenix GPS Program,” UW-Green Bay is one of more than two dozen institutions across Wisconsin, Minnesota and Iowa receiving support for new initiatives meant to keep students in college and on track academically, socially and financially. Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation is distributing a total of […]

Bash in the Stacks is Thursday

The Cofrin Library’s annual welcome back party for students takes place Thursday (Sept. 12) from 7 to 11 p.m. It’s a rodeo theme and a rootin’ tootin’ good time is promised. They’ll have Nerf Tag, an obstacle course, line dancing, and an old time photo booth! Test your knowledge at the trivia contest to win […]

FOCUS folks say thanks for the help

Thank you to all of the students, staff and faculty that helped make FOCUS-Registration and Resources 2013 a very positive experience for new students and their parents. That’s the message today from Brenda Amenson-Hill, dean of students and co-director of the FOCUS First-Year Experience program. See a short presentation and video of some of the […]

New freshmen, in FOCUS

Get a look at our new freshman class with this photo gallery from FOCUS (First-year Opportunities and Connections for UW-Green Bay Students), as hundreds of new students came to campus earlier this month to register, prepare for academic success, meet people and develop friendships. See photo gallery.  

FOCUS launches Wednesday

Just a heads-up: FOCUS Registration and Resources begins Wednesday (June 5) and continues Thursday, Friday, Monday and Tuesday (June 11). Staff and faculty members Universitywide are putting in abundant time and energy to get our newest freshmen acclimated and off to a strong start. From the morning welcome at the Union to the afternoon resource […]

Gearing up for FOCUS

Brenda Amenson-Hill, dean of students and FOCUS co-director, reminds us that the welcome-to-campus activities for UW-Green Bay’s newest freshman class begin in earnest Thursday (Aug. 30) and continues through next weekend.  Thanks, in advance, to all faculty and staff members who are participating and also to those who just offer a friendly word or helpful […]

Co-directors say ‘thanks’ for successful FOCUS sessions… with photos

The co-directors of FOCUS, Dean of Students Brenda Amenson-Hill and Prof. Tim Dale (Democracy and Justice Studies) would like to thank all of the staff, faculty, and students that helped with FOCUS-Registration and Resources 2012. The new students and parents who attended were very positive about their experiences throughout the program. Your efforts are appreciated. […]