Tag: interdisciplinary studies

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, […]

At 73, he’s talking ‘start-up,’ not finishing

One of the more interesting stories at May 2011 commencement at UW-Green Bay belonged to Peter J. Hauserman. Hauserman received his bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies through the Adult Degree program, completing a mix of online and in-person classes. He’s proud of the accomplishment, too.

Facts and figures: Commencement, May 2011

NUMBER OF GRADUATES •  About 850 eligible to participate in Commencement exercises on Saturday •  About 675 have signed up to actually participate, to “march” in cap and gown •  Breaking down those numbers… as of May 2, the 848 “eligible” breaks down as follows: 715 students had registered to complete their degree requirements by […]

Texas-size journey: New grad will see campus for first time Saturday

Renee Simons is a Green Bay native — her father worked on construction of the original buildings at UW-Green Bay — but the woman from Lampasas, Texas, has never set foot on campus. That’ll change this weekend. Simons will receive her Bachelor of Applied Studies Degree with a major in Interdisciplinary Studies and an emphasis […]