Tag: International Education

Reminder: Office of International Education seeks friendship families

It’s not a big commitment, but it is an important one. The Office of International Education is searching for great faculty and staff members willing to serve as Friendship Families for new international exchange students. It is not a time-consuming commitment. Friendship Families are expected to meet with the students at least one time (dinner at your […]

International Education talks new safety app for students studying abroad

A terrorist attack in Barcelona, Spain, on Thursday left 13 people dead and dozens injured. UW-Green Bay’s Study Abroad Coordinator Jemma Lund, was just a few blocks away from the attack. Although the chance of a student studying abroad getting hurt in an act of terrorism is extremely slim, UW-Green Bay is testing a new […]

Office of International Education seeks friendship families

The Office of International Education is searching for great faculty and staff members willing to serve as Friendship Families for new international exchange students. It is not a time-consuming commitment. Friendship Families are expected to meet with the students at least one time (dinner at your house or an outing in the community). If you are interested, please […]

From Poland to Green Bay, family celebrates Commencement 2017

Honors student Adrianna Sosnowska’s parents traveled more than 4,500 miles to see their daughter graduate from UW-Green Bay. The two-year Green Bay volleyball player and Business Administration student, quickly acclimated to the Green Bay experience, working as an human resource assistant in the campus HR office, while serving as chair of social relations for the […]

International Dinner is Saturday, April 8

The International Club formally invites faculty, staff and community members to the annual International Dinner at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 8 in the University Union, Phoenix Rooms. The dinner will showcase food, culture and performances from all over the world, presented by current international and domestic students. This is a great opportunity to come together […]

UW-Green Bay alumnus meets Nobel Peace Prize winner, Columbia President Juan Manuel Santos

Tanner Vodvarka meeting the President of Colombia, Spring 2014

UW-Green Bay alumnus and Spanish graduate Tanner Vodvarka studied in Bucamaranga, Colombia (Spring 2014). During the semester abroad, he had the opportunity to meet the President of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos, who has been announced ads the recipient of the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize. Santos, has dedicated his prize to the victims of the devastating violent […]

Problem-focused education on full display with U.S.-Korean alliance discussion at UW-Green Bay

General In-Bum Chun

Interdisciplinary, problem-focused education was on full display recently when University of Wisconsin-Green Bay students and community members came together for a public discussion regarding the U.S. – Korea alliance and current security challenges in East Asia. The program featured guests uniquely qualified to guide conversation including, U.S. Congressman Reid Ribble, who currently serves on the […]

Office of International Education is looking for friendship families

The Office of International Education is searching for great faculty and staff members who are willing to serve as Friendship Families for new international exchange students. It is not a time consuming commitment. Friendship Families are expected to meet with the students at least one time (dinner at your house or an outing in the community). If you […]

Correction: Study Abroad personnel would like a few minutes of your time

A reminder to all UW-Green Bay faculty: If you are interested in a short classroom presentation on study abroad please email Jemma Lund (Study Abroad Coordinator) at lundj@uwgb.edu by the end of the week. Please send date preferences and class times (Sept. 14 and 21 are not available). Visits are great ways to inform students […]