Tag: Nursing

Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing – Kappa Pi Chapter Inductees

The Kappa Pi-at-Large Chapter of Sigma Thera Tau International Honor Society held its induction ceremony April 7, 2018. Sigma, an international honor society, is committed to fostering excellence, scholarship, and leadership in nursing to improve health care worldwide. Students who demonstrate academic excellence and leadership potential are invited for membership. Congratulation to the 2018 inductees: […]

Demand for more nurses drives tech schools, private colleges to create new paths to BSN degrees

Karen Herzog of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel and USA Today Network wrote a lengthy feature on the nursing shortage and UW-Green Bay’s answer to it — in part, the 1-2-1 program. “UW-Green Bay was the first in the state to start a 1-2-1 partnership. Its program with Northeast Wisconsin Technical College — a 15-minute drive from the UW-Green Bay campus — launched in […]

Associate Prof. Christine Vandenhouten recognized for community impact by the United Way


UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Chris Vandenhouten (Nursing) was recognized with the Brown County United Way Community Impact Award, March 1, 2018. She is the fourth individual winner to receive this prestigious award given to an individual or organization “demonstrating leadership and innovation to address priority human services needs on a community-wide scale” in partnership with […]

Faculty note: Tyczkowski is contributing author to “Book of the Year”!

A textbook in which Nursing & Health Studies Assistant Prof. Brenda Tyczkowski was the lead author of a chapter, has been awarded first place in the gerontological nursing category of the American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Awards for 2017. Tyczkowski was the lead author for Chapter 19: The Gerontological Nurse as Manager […]

Nursing student travels from Connecticut to receive her degree

Kathryn Donovan at UWGB Commencement

Kathryn Donovan traveled all the way from Connecticut to Green Bay to receive her BSN-LINC diploma as well as her Kappa Pi Nursing Society Honor Cords. While attending the December 2017 Commencement ceremonies — her very first visit to UW-Green Bay, she said she was impressed by the beautiful campus. She received her Associates Degree […]

Riley Garbe stepped on campus as a fifth-grade Phuture Phoenix — He leaves as UW-Green Bay’s ‘Most Outstanding’

“The Odds Were Stacked Against Me from the Beginning.“ Green Bay, Wis. – Riley Garbe came to UW-Green Bay as a fifth-grader on a Phuture Phoenix field trip, where a visit to the campus turned into a dream of one day graduating from college. Despite surviving a difficult childhood that included witnessing abuse and violence […]

Student Lautenslager shares fishing derby success

The Log shared a few weeks ago about Bellin/UW-Green Bay student Tim Lautenslager’s plan to host a fishing derby for his friend who is fighting melanoma. Lautenslager shared some good news this week: “When I started this I thought 30 boats was a realistic number, 40 was a dream. We ended up registering 57 boats! […]