Tag: Institute for Learning Partnership

From fifth-grade tour to grad-day stage: UW-Green Bay graduates first Phuture Phoenix students

For UW-Green Bay seniors Seenia Thao and Jenny Mottl, Saturday’s commencement ceremony will culminate a journey that’s been nearly a dozen years in the making. That’s because the pair’s UW-Green Bay story started not four or five years ago, as is the case for many of their peers, but back in April 2003, when they […]

Middle school students reminded about college aspirations

About 50 students from Edison, Franklin and Washington Middle Schools, Green Bay, visited campus Friday, May 2. For many, it was a return trip, having visited during Phuture Phoenix Tour Days as fifth-graders. Director of the visit, Juliet Cole, the associate director of the Institute for Learning Partnership, said the day reflected a continuing outreach […]

UW-Green Bay to welcome record number of students for National History Day

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay will host the Northeastern Wisconsin Region’s National History Day competition Saturday, April 5, marking the 12th consecutive year the event has been held on campus. The competition will welcome nearly 440 students, a new all-time record, representing 24 schools from throughout the region with a total of 259 projects. In […]

Nigerian educators among those visiting campus

Here’s a story showcasing the power of international collaboration in education. UW-Green Bay’s Institute for Learning Partnership and Professional Program in Education will be welcoming a sizeable contingent of visiting educators from Nigeria next week (Monday, March 31 through Friday, April 4). About 20 teachers and administrators will be here for five days of learning […]

Applications for UW-Green Bay Phuture Phoenix Scholarships due April 14

Area high school seniors have until noon Monday, April 14 to apply for a $1,350 University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Phuture Phoenix Scholarship. Scholarships are made available to qualified students who plan to attend UW-Green Bay in the fall of 2014. The $1,350 scholarships are renewable for each year a student attends UW-Green Bay. “College access […]

Cole to be guest on ‘Good Day Wisconsin’ segment for Saturday’s MLK event

UW-Green Bay’s Juliet Cole will be among the guests on tomorrow morning’s (Thursday, Jan. 16) “Good Day Wisconsin” program, appearing to speak about Saturday’s (Jan. 18) Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Celebration. Cole, as we’ve told you before, is one of several UW-Green Bay members of the event’s planning committee, for which the University is […]

Area educators earn Professional Development Certificates

Our own Institute for Learning Partnership presented 26 area educators with Professional Development Certificates during a recognition ceremony Oct. 1, acknowledging their completion of this unique, self-paced and individualized professional development program. Green Bay School District Superintendent Michelle Langenfeld addressed the program grads, the majority of whom are teachers in the Green Bay District. Others […]

Area educators earn Professional Development Certificates

The Institute for Learning Partnership at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay has awarded Professional Development Certificates to 26 educators from three area school districts. The “Accomplished Educators” were certified during a special recognition ceremony Oct. 1 at the UW-Green Bay University Union. Michelle Langenfeld, superintendent of the Green Bay Area Public School District, gave the […]

Reflections from October’s Institute for Learning fall conference

The Institute for Learning Partnership’s 15th Annual Fall Conference had a theme that resonated with all who attended — “We are more alike than different.” More than 200 educators, school administrators, pre-service teachers and UW-Green Bay community members and students attended the two-day conference at the University Union, Oct. 17-18. Diversity in the classroom was […]