Tag: freshman class

Faculty and staff are invited to attend the first-ever Freshman Convocation

Faculty and staff are invited to attend the first-ever Freshman Convocation. It will be held at the Weidner Center on Tuesday, Sept. 4 at 9 a.m. This will be the official welcome to the University for our class of 2022. The one-hour welcome will feature words of encouragement and thoughts on success from Chancellor Miller, […]

Tips for incoming freshmen from a fellow student

Madeline Jensen, a UW-Green Bay junior studying Political Science, Democracy and Justice Studies, German and Education, knows something about starting college. In her article, she lists things that every freshman should know upon starting their higher education path. Read more at Pearson Students.

Incoming Sheboygan campus freshman in career spotlight

Peter Gross, an incoming Sheboygan campus freshman and Oostburg High School alumnus, started working for Kohler during his senior year in high school helping create new materials from industrial waste. His apprenticeship with Kohler’s Kitchen Product Engineering Team gave him hands-on experience for his future career, as he plans to pursue an electrical or mechanical […]

P-G: UWGB sees growth in NF numbers

UW-Green Bay entered the fall semester expecting a slightly larger freshmen class, the Green Bay Press-Gazette reported last week. The 2015-16 freshmen class was expected to go up about 2 percent from last year to 773 students. In the new class are 53 international students, a group the school is working to increase as both […]

Freshman FOCUS in news as students head back to school

WLUK, Fox 11 reporter Kelly Schlicht was on hand Thursday (Aug. 28) for freshman move-in day, talking to students, parents and others about the transition from high school to college. Her story highlights UW-Green Bay’s Freshman FOCUS program, which helps students adjust to life on campus with a variety of programs that provide tools for […]

Back-to-school, by the numbers: Facts and stats on the class of 2018

Some 600 freshmen are moving into their residence hall homes today (Thursday, Aug. 28), about 80 percent of the 758 first-year students we’ll be welcoming Sept. 2, according to figures current as of Tuesday (August 26). This well-prepared bunch has an average high school GPA of 3.33 – 75 percent of completed high school with […]

Move-In Day isn’t over yet… join Campus Welcome at 3:30 pm


Faculty and staff are invited to join the FOCUS team in welcoming the Class of 2018 at the Kress Event Center at 3:30 p.m. today (Thursday, Aug. 28). The Campus Welcome is the official kick off to FOCUS Orientation which runs through Saturday night. During this hour-long event, our newest students will hear from campus […]