Tag: Phoenix GPS Program

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 […]

Academic Advising and Phoenix GPS team up for ‘peer advising’

For what is believed to be the first time in its existence, UW-Green Bay is making use of peer advisers. The PAC people (Peer Advising Consultants) represent a collaborative effort between the Office of Academic Advising and the Phoenix GPS Program. The advisers, a group of four sophomores who completed the GPS program last year, […]

More media: Students’ role in recycling study gets additional airtime

We’ve got more media coverage to share on a Brown County recycling study and UW-Green Bay students’ role therein, this time courtesy of WBAY, Channel 2. Reporter Kristyn Allen spent time this week at the county’s resource recovery facility as UW-Green Bay students and Associate Prof. Christopher Martin sorted through mounds of recyclables as part […]

Phoenix GPS students to host poster session, reception

The Phoenix GPS Program will host a poster session and reception from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday, May 2, in Phoenix C of the University Union. The event spotlights the contributions students have made to the larger community through their GPS service learning projects; over the course of the semester, students in each of the five GPS classes […]

GPS Program raising items for House of Hope

The Phoenix “GPS” (Gateways to Phirst Year Success) Program is hosting a Green Bay House of Hope Donation Drive and is asking for participation from faculty and staff. The drive will take place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday, April 21 to Thursday, April 24 in front of the Phoenix Bookstore. Your donation means […]