Tag: online learning

‘Special Coincidence’ has Laona, Wis. Mother and Daughter Both Earning Degrees on Same Day

Nicole and Tanya Babich

Growth of Online Programs for Both Traditional and Adult Students Makes for a New Kind of College Experience Tanya Babich began her University of Wisconsin-Green Bay college career in the Summer of 2013 as an online student. Daughter Nicole Babich enrolled in her first UW-Green Bay course in Summer 2014, taking online courses for a […]

Todd Dresser now an instructional designer

News out of Academic Technology Services — beginning March 1 Todd Dresser is the new instructional designer. He worked previously as an instructional technologist in ATS. In his new role, he will assist faculty and staff with the quality and design of online courses, and with the development of web-based programs and majors. Curious about […]

Trombley interview: Higher ed, online learning, older adults

Christina Trombley, interim dean for the division of Outreach and Adult Access, was recently interviewed for an article in the online magazine Evolution. Headlined “Transforming the Student Experience for All,” the article quotes Trombley as to the impact of older adult learners on colleges and universities. “Adult students have much higher expectations for the services […]

Home to Houston with a BSN

Nursing Prof. Susan Gallagher-Lepak and Teresa Talmadge

Nursing Program graduate Teresa Talmadge met UW-Green Bay Nursing Prof. Susan Gallagher-Lepak for the first time (in person, at least) prior to mid-year commencement Saturday (Dec. 19) at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts. Talmadge, of suburban Kingwood, Texas, near Houston, made her first trip to the UW-Green Bay campus this weekend to receive […]

New academic year brings new master’s in Data Science

UW-Green Bay marked the Sept. 2 start of the fall semester with the debut of the first online master’s degree in data science ever offered in the UW System. UWGB is a partner in the new Master’s of Data Science degree with UW-Extension and five other UW System universities. Officials say the new degree responds […]

Insight magazine talks higher ed with Adult Degree’s Trombley

“We started doing classes that were weekends and hybrids, and then through the years, as technology advanced, we started incorporating more of the technology into classes,” Christina Trombley, director of UWGB’s Adult Degree Program, said in a recent interview with the local Insight magazine. “It was just the natural progression of trying to continually serve […]

New academic year brings new master’s in Data Science

data-science-feature

(Photo above courtesy of UW-Extension) The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay marks the Sept. 2 start of the fall semester and the 2015-16 academic year with the debut of the first online master’s degree in data science ever offered in the UW System. UW-Green Bay is a partner in the new Master’s of Data Science degree […]

Publicity for fall 2015 launch of new master’s in data science

UW-Extension is getting some media attention with its news release announcing the launch of a new, 12-course, 36-credit online master’s degree in the fast-growing field of data science. It’s a collaboration involving Extension and the four-year UW campuses in Green Bay, Eau Claire, La Crosse, Oshkosh, Stevens Point and Superior. (UW-Green Bay’s share of the […]

Regents OK new collaborative master’s in Data Science


The UW System Board of Regents voted April 10 to approve a new Master of Science in Data Science program to launch in fall 2015. The online program is to be offered collaboratively by UW System campuses in Green Bay, Eau Claire, La Crosse, Oshkosh, Stevens Point and Superior, with support from UW Extension.

Yes! Online bachelor’s in Health Information secures initial accreditation


UW-Green Bay’s new online bachelor’s degree program in Health Information Management and Technology received good news Thursday afternoon: initial accreditation by the national accrediting agency. The decision by the Commission on Health Informatics and Information Management was relayed to campus by UW Extension, which coordinates the HIMT program offered in collaboration by Extension and UW […]