Tag: Phoenix GPS Program

UW-Green Bay faculty, students and alumni share first-year navigation

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, […]

Lowery named co-director of GPS program

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 […]

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


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 […]