Tag: Outreach

Grandparents University class of 2016

Grandparent's University

August 5th marks the conclusion of another successful year of UW-Green Bay’s Grandparents’ University (GPU). This outreach program engages children (aged 7-14) and their grandparents in activities in different “majors” in a college setting. Activities offered include basket weaving, cartoon character drawing, rocket building, improvisation courses and more. GPU is designed to promote higher education to […]

Staff note: VanRemortel

Kassie VanRemortel, director or government affairs and economic development in the Office of Outreach and Adult Access, presented at the annual International Institute of Municipal Clerks Conference in Omaha. Her all-day workshop entitled “Become a Value Added Institute” was a training for university institute directors from around the United States. The workshop focused on curriculum development, […]

New hires in Admissions: assistant director, bilingual recruiter


The Office of Admissions shares announcement of two new staff hires who will play essential roles in the University’s recruitment of prospective students. Bridget Derge has been named Assistant Director of Admissions for Recruitment. Marisa Leza is the new bilingual (Spanish/English) local high school recruiter. Derge worked previously for UWGB as an enrollment services manager […]

Chancellor shares plan for administrative reorganization 


In an email communication Monday to UW-Green Bay faculty and staff, Chancellor Gary L. Miller shared an overview of a plan to reorganize the University’s operational and organizational structure. The new model, with four academic deans reporting to the provost and vice chancellor, will replace a two-dean structure largely unchanged since 1996. (Current titles are […]

UW-Green Bay offers fall 2015 courses for educators


UW-Green Bay has announced its autumn course offerings for educators who wish to obtain license renewal, achieve personal or professional developmental goals, or seek salary advancement. Educators with basic experience using Google tools can further their technology skills through the popular class, “Google Tools: Moving your Skills to the Next Level.” Two new courses in […]

UW-Green Bay Outreach offers Robotics and STEM Camps

Students entering grades 6 through 9 in fall 2015 can enroll now for Robotics and STEM Camp, to be held Sunday-Wednesday, July 19-22 and 26-29, at UW-Green Bay. The camps challenge students to learn the basics of the engineering design process using hands-on learning with the Lego Mindstorms platform. Camp information and registration are available […]

UWGB Outreach, Bellin College offer ‘Life’s a Lab Reality Science Camp’

Registration is now open for students entering grades 10 through 12 in fall 2015 to enroll now for the Life’s a Lab Reality Science Camp, Sunday, June 14 through Wednesday, June 17, at UW-Green Bay. The camp is a partnership between UW-Green Bay’s Summer Camp program, in the Office of Outreach and Adult Access, and […]

VandenAvond announces departure for NMU


Steve VandenAvond, UW-Green Bay’s dean of continuing education and outreach, will be leaving April 3 to become the new vice president of extended learning and community engagement for Northern Michigan University, an institution of about 9,000 students in Marquette. He announced his family’s decision at Tuesday night’s meeting of the Allouez Village Board, which he […]

Outreach presents lineup of winter, spring Offerings for Educators

From critical issues to classroom technology, UW-Green Bay Education Outreach is presenting a sizeable and varied lineup of winter and spring Offerings for Educators. Designed to help teachers, administrators and other professionals obtain the practical education they need to apply theory and best practice to the classroom and school environment, these online and in-person courses […]

Show your smarts: Girl Scouts trivia contest is May 20


Outreach and Adult Access’ Eric Craver, whose LeadershipGreen Bay team joined forces with the local Girl Scouts on an anti-bullying project last year, is inviting UW-Green Bay faculty and staff to form teams for another Girl Scouts event — the annual Winner Trivia contest. This year’s event takes place from 5-9 p.m. Wednesday, May 20 […]