Tag: honors

Kaye’s commencement address selected for ‘Vital Speeches’

The magazine Vital Speeches of the Day, which bills itself as “a monthly collection of the best speeches in the world,” has notified Prof. Harvey J. Kaye of a rare honor: His December commencement address at UW-Green Bay has been selected for inclusion in their February 2016 edition.  Haven’t yet seen the speech? There’s video […]

Business grad will receive Outstanding Student Award at UW-Green Bay

Emily Blaha of Sturgeon Bay has been chosen the December 2015 recipient of the Outstanding Student Award presented by the UW-Green Bay Alumni Association. The Business Administration senior with an emphasis in marketing and a minor in design arts will receive her diploma at UW-Green Bay’s mid-year commencement ceremony scheduled for 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. […]

Kaye invited to present at FDR Library for 75th anniversary

More prestigious acknowledgment for UW-Green Bay Prof. Harvey Kaye: The Democracy and Justice Studies faculty member has been invited as one of two featured speakers for a Wednesday, Jan. 6, event at the FDR Presidential Library in New York marking the 75th anniversary of Franklin D. Roosevelt’s “Four Freedoms” inaugural address in 1940. The program, […]

Hutchison earns Santander Chair at Portugal’s University of Lisbon

Prof. Ray Hutchison of Sociology has been awarded the Cátedra Santander (the Santander Chair) in the Faculdade de Ciéncias Socialis e Humanas, Universidade Nova de Lisboa (the Humanities and Social Sciences at the New University of Lisbon) for the 2016 spring semester.  The New University of Lisbon was founded in 1973 following the collapse of […]

UW-Green Bay again earns ‘Military Friendly’ designation

For a seventh consecutive year — making it a perfect seven-for-seven, in fact, since the honor’s origin — UW-Green Bay has been named a “Military Friendly School.” Victory Media, Inc., puts UW-Green Bay among the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools doing the most to embrace America’s service members and veterans as […]

Student credited with life-saving action in tree mishap

A student employee is being praised for helping save a UWGB staff member pinned beneath a tree last Tuesday morning (Aug. 18) as the two were cleaning storm debris from an arboretum trail. The student, Samantha R. Braaten, was out with co-worker Dan Koetz, an arboretum specialist with the Facilities Management division, at about 9:30 […]

Edison presented Horizon’s top honor

Ellen Edison, a May 2015 UW-Green Bay graduate and standout student-athlete for Green Bay women’s basketball received the Horizon League’s highest individual honor yesterday — the Cecil N. Coleman Medal of Honor. The Coleman Medal of Honor is presented annually to the league’s top male and female student-athletes who best exemplify the dignity and high […]

Gallery: Honors grads honored at Friday reception

More than 250 people turned out for the May 2015 Honors Graduate Reception hosted by UW-Green Bay Friday, May 15, in the grand foyer of the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts. The event welcomed about 80 May graduates who would be graduating the following day with summa, magna or cum laude honors. They were […]

Les Raduenz Woods dedicated in campus arboretum

Editor’s note:  For an enlarged version  — which shows  a current day aerial of campus and the Les Raduenz Woods (outlined in green) with inset images from 1960 (pre-campus and mostly farm fields) and 1992 (transitional stage of arboretum development) — click on image above. A ceremony was held Friday (May 15) to dedicate “Les […]