Tag: Phoenix GPS Program

UW-Green Bay receives $105,000 grant to help students overcome financial emergencies

Dash Emergency Grant

First-time funds from the DASH Emergency Grant program considered critical for student retention GREEN BAY – The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is one of 32 colleges (one of four UW System schools) in the United States to receive funding to help low-income students who encounter financial emergencies while attending college. The grant comes from the […]

UW-Green Bay GPS program helps freshmen navigate college, improve retention


GPS. They are three simple letters, but they mean so much to the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and to the 160 new freshmen who started their college journey as part of the GPS program in September. The only program of its kind in Wisconsin, GPS – or Gateways to Phoenix Success — is a free, high-impact, […]

Bartell named UW-Green Bay’s Director of Student Engagement

Associate Prof. Denise Bartell (Human Development and Psychology) will be joining UW-Green Bay’s academic affairs administrative team as the Director of Student Success and Engagement. While this is a new position in the Provost’s office, its creation recognizes and seeks to institutionalize work that Bartell has been conducting for several years. Her duties include the […]

First-year students go Viking

First-year students Haley Falcon, Wynne Larson and Emily Poull really got into their first-year GPS seminar with historian Heidi Sherman of the Humanistic Studies faculty. The students chose to make a five-minute video on ‘Daily Life of Viking Women’ to cap their semester’s historical studies. Kind of interesting, at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sc7xfnV9F7o

Undergraduate researchers honored and recognized

The experience is worth celebrating, but so is the recognition. A number of UW-Green Bay undergraduates had a fantastic opportunity to participate in graduate-level research this year and were honored among the winners of the outstanding presentation awards at the 14th Annual UW-System Symposium for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity. Their research and presentation was […]

Phoenix GPS Program invites campus to Friday’s poster session

Associate Prof. Denise Bartell and the students of the 2014-15 Phoenix GPS Program would like to invite the campus community to their annual Poster Session and Reception, set for 1 to 2:30 p.m. this Friday (May 1) in Phoenix B of the Union. During the event each of the five GPS teams will share stories […]

Phoenix GPS students learn, help others learn about success at college

News from director Denise Bartell and the Phoenix GPS Program: The students from the Hopscotching the World of Nonprofits team have just completed their service learning project working with the NEW Scholars program of Scholarships Inc. A college readiness program for under-represented students, the NEW Scholars work on reading, writing, and character while earning credits […]

Students promote scholarship to honor professor’s late mother

Here’s another good story from the Phoenix GPS Program. A student team has chosen as its service project the idea of raising money for a student scholarship at UW-Green Bay. Their goal is to endow a fund creating a $1,000 annual award for the Rosemary C. Bartell Memorial Scholarship at UW-Green Bay. They would designate […]