Tag: interdisciplinary studies

Meet Dan Terrio, Adult Degree graduate

The latest issue of the The Flame, the newsletter of the Adult Degree Program, carries a profile of Interdisciplinary Studies and Teaching and Learning graduate Dan Terrio ’12 and ’14. A former resident of the Stockbridge-Munsee Mohican reservation near Shawano, he has worked as a youth development manager for the Greater Green Bay Chamber and, […]

Taking credit: For UW-Green Bay adult and distance learners, options abound

As soon as Jennifer Randall finished her associate degree, she knew she wanted more. Randall, 33, had delayed going back to school while her children were young, working as a Certified Nursing Assistant to support them in the hopes she’d someday return to the classroom. When the time came, Randall earned a paralegal degree from […]

From beer truck to company president: Eggen thankful for college experience


The New North B2B publication has a great story in its January issue about UW-Green Bay Adult Degree and Masters of Management alum Ken Eggen, who recently was promoted to president of Dean Distributing. Eggen dropped out of college the first time around, but felt it was important to return — and he did, earning […]

Adult Degree grad gains confidence to explore the world

Balancing home life and two jobs while working toward her bachelor’s degree, Fay Lau went from trepidation about her academic ability to having a world of confidence. Lau completed high school years ago but delayed her dream of a bachelor’s degree. Instead, she pursued two associate degrees, at Lakeshore Technical College and Northeast Wisconsin Technical […]

‘Digital Commons’ becomes meeting place for ‘new’ Humanities

Relevance. It’s a word that takes on new meaning daily, or even quicker in the digital age. So what does it mean for the Humanities — a study that evokes traditional images of students studying the Classics, delving into prose and patterns, with deep and meaningful discourse between students and faculty? What does it mean […]

For Kupsky family, a commencement tripleheader

A longtime truck driver for Brillion Iron Works, Wes Kupsky has retooled for an IT career with a bachelor’s in Interdisciplinary Studies. His twin daughters, Jennifer and Sarah, were History and Human Development majors, respectively. They met up Saturday, May 12, at the Kress Events Center, for a rare graduation tripleheader. Classmates at UW-Green Bay, […]

UW-Green Bay, NTC partnership brings students ‘One Degree Closer’ to bachelor’s

A newly reinvigorated partnership between the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s Adult Degree Program and Wausau-based Northcentral Technical College is bringing NTC grads “One Degree Closer” to earning their bachelor’s degree, thanks to a guaranteed credit transfer agreement between the two institutions.

UW-Green Bay students to showcase research at March 7 state Capitol event

Seven University of Wisconsin-Green Bay seniors will present undergraduate research projects as part of the ninth annual UW System “Posters in the Rotunda” event on Wednesday, March 7 at the state Capitol in Madison. The students are among more than 200 UW System undergraduates, along with their faculty advisers, who will fill the Capitol Rotunda […]

Alumna elected to Ho-Chunk legislative post

UW-Green Bay alumna Heather Cloud, ’10, recently was elected to the Legislature of the Ho-Chunk Nation. She was sworn in Wednesday (Nov. 9) at the Ho-Chunk Nation Executive Office Building in Black River Falls after winning a runoff election in October against Myrna Thompson of Wisconsin Raids. “My interests are the welfare of our Nation, […]