In connection with Alumni Days, the University and alumni volunteers will staff a booth at the Downtown Farmers Market, from 7 a.m. to noon Saturday the 17th, dispensing gifts to anyone in UW-Green Bay apparel. A special Habitat for Humanity alumni build on Crooks Street is planned for later in the day. Meanwhile, back at […]
The UWGB chapter of Habitat for Humanity is having an Alumni Build as part of Alumni Days in October. They have an extra reason to celebrate — 20 consecutive years as a college chapter. Former Dean of Enrollment Services Mike Stearney provided a glimpse of where 20 years has taken hundreds of students and the […]
As UW-Green Bay celebrates its 50th Anniversary another UWGB entity is also celebrating a milestone — The UWGB Collegiate Chapter of Habitat for Humanity is in its 20th year, and with it, a special Anniversary Celebration Alumni Build is in the works.
Also honored at the May 15 awards program on the eve of commencement will be two student organizations. Campus Kitchen of UW-Green Bay will receive Student Organization of the Year honors, and Habitat for Humanity’s Philippines Trip will receive recognition for Student Organization Service Project of the Year. *** *** *** *** *** You’re invited […]
Our friends with the UW-Green Bay chapter of Habitat for Humanity inform us this is something they call “Act Speak Build Week.” The weeklong series of education and advocacy is offered by chapters nationwide to increase awareness about the global need for safe, affordable housing. UWGB events for the week include a flower sale fundraiser […]
On Friday, we brought you a great story and photo gallery featuring 30 UW-Green Bay students who spent winter break building a Habitat for Humanity home in Taos, N.M. Dean of Enrollment Services Michael Stearney, the group’s adviser, captured the long journey, hard work and tremendous rewards of the trip in words and pictures. See […]
Shelter is an interesting part of the history and culture of Taos, New Mexico. Just outside of town is the Taos Pueblo, the oldest continuously occupied settlement in North America. A few miles north is Earthship, a community of self-sufficient, low-impact, environmentally sustainable homes. But at the end of a dead-end street in a quiet […]
UW-Green Bay students and their Habitat for Humanity adviser, Dean of Enrollment Services Michael Stearney, were interviewed Monday (Sept. 8) for a WBAY, Channel 2 news story about the campus chapter’s summer trip to the Philippines. Reporter Kristyn Allen spoke with group members about the poverty they witnessed, the building processes used and the warm […]
Ten UW-Green Bay students and their adviser, Dean of Enrollment Services Michael Stearney, have returned from an eye-opening and life-changing trip to the Philippines, where they worked to rebuild a community ravaged by Typhoon Haiyan. The group departed in late July and joined an international coalition of college and university students as part of Habitat’s […]
A group of 10 UW-Green Bay students joined a multinational Habitat for Humanity Coalition this summer, embarking on a Global Village trip to the typhoon-ravaged Philippines to build both homes and lifelong memories. After an ambitious fundraising push — all told, the group raised more than $32,000 in six months — the students and their Habitat Adviser, UW-Green Bay Dean of Enrollment Services Michael Stearney, departed for Manila July 30.