Tag: GB Alert

Note: Web Alert testing Friday afternoon

The UW-Green Bay Web Development and Marketing and University Communication teams are planning to conduct a test of the web alert messages on the website at 3:30 p.m. this Friday, Nov. 1, 2019. The test, planned for a low-traffic time, should only take a few moments. The alert will appear above the navigation at the […]

Did you get the storm warning messages? If not, sign-up for GB Alert

GB Alert cell phone notifications

The severe weather over the weekend is a good reminder for members of the University community to ensure they are signed up for GB Alert. Users subscribed to Green Bay or Manitowoc campus alerts would have received Tornado Warning messages. If you did not receive these alerts and are members of these campus communities, you may […]

Branch campuses transition from Rave to GB Alert

As of July 1, 2019, the branch campuses will no longer receive emergency notification from Rave, the emergency notification system of the former UW Colleges. If you had been a Rave subscriber (faculty, staff and students) at UW-Green Bay campuses at Marinette, Manitowoc and Sheboygan, you need to sign-up for GB Alert to ensure you continue […]

Fire drills to take place this Wednesday (Sept. 26, 2018)

Fire drills will be conducted on Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018. If weather prevents the accomplishment of the drill, the backup date is Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018. The separate fire drills at will be performed at different times during the day in the Weidner Center, Kress Center, Facilities and the Community Center. All the academic buildings (to […]

Reminder: Tuesday is fire drill day

UW-Green Bay will be conducting fire drills on Tuesday (Sept. 30), with a rain date of Wednesday the first. Separate fire drills will take place for the Weidner Center, Kress Center, Facilities Management and the University Union. All the academic buildings will be tested simultaneously along with campus emergency notification systems including GB Alert, NetNotify […]

Public Safety addresses GB Alert questions

UW-Green Bay officials are working with private service providers to correct a problem that arose during Thursday’s tornado warning exercise and affected communication with about 700 (less than one-fifth) of the subscribers to the GB Alert system. The issue became apparent shortly after the UW-Green Bay Office of Public Safety joined in the statewide readiness […]

Repeated for the record: Text alert story; how to sign up for ours

Police Service Associate Joe Rozum and our campus GB Alert system were featured in a Monday (April 29) story that ran in the Green Bay Press-Gazette. As we mentioned here yesterday, the report, from the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism, looks at the percentage of students, faculty and staff who have signed up to receive […]

In the news: our recent snowstorm and the use of GB Alert

Student journalist Michael Duenkel did a nice job for the Fourth Estatee in offering a comprehensive overview of the safety factors that figure into cancelling classes. He also looks at the ways the University communicates this news, including (and here’s another plug for an important service) the GB Alert text-messaging system. Read more.

Fire drill Tuesday — and don’t forget GB Alert! 

Already distributed to campus but repeated here for the record: Public Safety will be conducting a campuswide fire drill Tuesday, Sept. 18, with a rain date of Wednesday, Sept. 19. Campus Police remind you to evacuate immediately when the alarm sounds, moving at least 100 feet from the building once you are outside. Do not […]