Tag: Phoenix GPS Program

More than 200 UW-Green Bay students navigating with GPS

Phoneix GPS Program

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay has seen a dramatic expansion of its Gateways to Phoenix Success (GPS) program over the last two years. The program now enrolls 234 students across 10 different GPS sections. This is an increase of more than 100 students since 2015. The only program of its kind in Wisconsin, GPS is […]

New emergency grant helps students stay in school

New emergency fund programs at Wisconsin campuses, including UW-Green Bay, will shore up a patchwork of stop-gap efforts, and be publicized to students so they know help is available. The full story can be found at JSonline. UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Denise Bartell said students may not attend classes for a couple of weeks if they need […]

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

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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 […]