“Tough Talks: Teaching to the Transition from High School to College” with Associate Prof. Vince Lowery (History, Humanities), interim director of the GPS Program, will be taking place on Wednesday, Mar. 6, 2019 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Mary Ann Cofrin Hall Room 201 or virtually via Blackboard Collaborate Ultra. Sign up. More about […]
Due to the absence of a director of Student Success and Engagement, the associate provost has decided to postpone the search for a GPS co-director. An interim GPS director has been identified, and the GPS program will continue to operate as normal for the coming academic year. Once a new director of Student Success and […]
A reminder that Gateways to Phoenix Success (GPS) program is hiring a co-director. Please submit a C.V./résumé and letter of interest electronically to Denise Bartell at firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, June 15, 2018.
On Friday, May 4, the 2017-2018 Gateways to Phoenix Success (GPS) cohort of faculty and peer mentors and first-year students joined with members of the campus community to celebrate participants’ successes throughout the year. The GPS program seeks to support students in their transition during their first year at the university as they adapt to […]
A number of individuals with UW-Green Bay ties collaborated for an extensive piece on “Navigating the First Year in Community,” for the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AACU). Denise Bartell (Director of Student Success and Engagement and Gateways to Phoenix Success (GPS) Program Director) Assistant Prof. Alison Staudinger (Democracy and Justice Studies, Political Science, […]
Associate Prof. J. Vincent Lowery (Humanities) has been named co-director of the Gateways to Phoenix Success (GPS) Program. Lowery will support the continued growth of GPS, as it expands to serve 275 students for 2018-19. He will be working with Denise Bartell, the current director of GPS. Lowery teaches an array of ethnic studies courses […]
UW-Green Bay will share a grant with four other UW System schools to help minority, low-income and first-generation students. 1150 WHBY and 103.5 FM has the story.
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 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 […]
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 […]