Tag: Phuture Phoenix

Former and Phuture Phoenix Riley Garbe is Student Commencement Student Speaker, ‘Most Outstanding’

Riley Garbe came to UW-Green Bay as a fifth-grader on a Phuture Phoenix field trip, where a visit to the campus turned into a dream of one day graduating from college. In the fall of 2013, Garbe entered the University on a Phuture Phoenix scholarship, and now his dream will come true as he will […]

‘Outstanding Student’ Riley Garbe — Once a Phuture Phoenix, always a Phuture Phoenix

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Riley Garbe came to UW-Green Bay as a fifth-grader on a Phuture Phoenix field trip, where a visit to the campus turned into a dream of one day graduating from college. In the fall of 2013, Garbe entered the University on a Phuture Phoenix scholarship, and now his dream will come true as he will […]

Fifth-graders take over UW-Green Bay

Fox 11 reports on why Phuture Phoenix Days is as fun for the campus community as it is for the fifth-graders that visit each year. They come from 15 different elementary schools in the Green Bay area. “The fifth graders when they leave, they know somebody at UWGB, and that’s super important; they have that […]

Middle-schoolers experience college life

WTAQ covered Phuture Phoenix Days at UW-Green Bay. Program Director Mary Sue Lavin says the annual offering lets kids tour the campus, attend classes, and get advice from current UWGB students. “The fifth graders when they leave, they know somebody at UWGB, and that’s super important; they have that mentor, they have that role model, […]

UW-Green Bay calls for volunteers for Phuture Phoenix Days

UW-Green Bay is in need of volunteers for the Phuture Phoenix Campus Visit Days on Wednesday, Oct. 18 and Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. The visits run from approximately 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. both days. If you are interested in volunteering, please complete this quick Qualtrics survey and a job list and a volunteer sign-up […]

Phuture Phoenix: Nearly 6,000 hours, 533 students tutored and mentored, 141 classrooms, and more…

UW-Green Bay’s Phuture Phoenix program finished compiling and analyzing data reports for the 2016-2017 Academic Year. The Phuture Phoenix program provides an opportunity for students from underrepresented and economically challenged backgrounds to believe post-secondary education is important, attainable and available. In the 2016-17 academic year: 5,831 hours of tutoring and mentoring provided by UW-Green Bay […]

Phuture Phoenix hosts 400 Edison Middle Schoolers, April 13

UW-Green Bay will host its second annual Phuture Phoenix Campus Experience for Edison Middle School eighth graders on Thursday, April 13. UW-Green Bay’s signature Phuture Phoenix program collaborates with Title I schools and encourages students to graduate from high school and pursue a post-secondary education. The program has hosted more than 18,000 fifth-grade students during […]

Phuture Phoenix hosts Edison Thursday, April 13

UW-Green Bay will host its second annual Phuture Phoenix Campus Experience for Edison Middle School eighth graders on Thursday, April 13. The eighth-grade campus experience differs from the fifth-grade trip, as the Edison students will actively participate in a wide range of college activities, including a financial literacy seminar, admissions and advising sessions and an […]

Phuture Phoenix to host 400 Edison Middle School students, April 13

UW-Green Bay will host its second annual Phuture Phoenix Campus Experience for Edison Middle School eighth graders on Thursday, April 13. The Phuture Phoenix program collaborates with Title I schools and encourages students to graduate from high school and pursue a post-secondary education. To date, the program has hosted more than 18,000 fifth-grade students during […]