Tag: Phuture Phoenix

Phuture Phoenix Day


On Friday, April 22, more than 350 Edison Middle school eighth graders took part part in UW-Green Bay’s popular Phuture Phoenix program, a coordinated effort to inspire academic success and alert children to educational opportunities that are available to them. On Tuesday, April 26 first-and third-grade students from Tigerton were on campus for a Weidner […]

Phuture Phoenix gets more publicity

Phuture Phoenix Director Mary Sue Lavin joined Kevin Rompa on the WBAY-TV noon show last week to discuss Friday’s visit by hundreds of middle school students. It is always a special day when campus can host a Phuture Phoenix event. See the interview. Log Extra will feature a full photo gallery of the visit later […]

Flocking to College

Hundreds of Green Bay Middle Schoolers to Experience College Life on Friday GREEN BAY, WI – It won’t be your typical spring field trip on Friday, April 22 when hundreds of students from a Green Bay middle school flock to the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay to experience college life as a Phoenix. More than 350 […]

Hammersley and Mierow receive scholarships

The 2016 Denise Scheberle Scholarship in Political Science has been awarded to Brianna Hammersley said to “very much deserve this scholarship in the spirit of emeritus Prof. Denise Scheberle and her engaged teaching.” Hammersley is also the recipient of a Phuture Phoenix Scholarship. The 2016 Outstanding Student Scholarship and Award in Public and Environmental Affairs […]

Student Xiong selected to prestigious summer program

Congratulations to Napho T. Xiong, second year student, Human Biology major from Green Bay. She has been selected by the University of Michigan to participate in its Michigan Health Sciences Undergraduate Research Academy (MSHURA). MHSURA is a summer 10-week residential program dedicated to preparing future health science leaders. Xiong is also the recipient of a Phuture […]

David A. Cofrin Library to receive Regents honor


The University of Wisconsin Board of Regents will honor this year’s recipients of the Academic Staff Awards for Excellence at its regular board meeting Friday, April 8 in Green Bay. The David A. Cofrin Library and its staff is one of three 2016 recipients. This is the UW System’s highest recognition bestowed on members of […]

Garbe receives Radder Memorial honor

  Receiving the Whitney Radder Phenomenal Role Model Award winner for UWGB’s Phuture Phoenix program is Riley Garbe, a UWGB mentor at Franklin Middle School. Garbe was nominated by Franklin Phellow Autumn Beukema, who said of Garbe, “He has shown outstanding work at Franklin and has such a passion for this program. He has gone […]

School Supply Drive

UWGB empoyees dropping off school supplies at Jefferson Elementary School

The UW-Green Bay Holiday Parade Committee won the Mayor’s Award for best float originality in the 2015 Green Bay Holiday Parade, but the real winners were local children who benefited from the campus donations of school supplies collected by the committee. UW-Green Bay’s committee themed its float “Every time a bell rings, a Phoenix gets […]

Phuture Phoenix says ‘thanks’

This from our inbox: “Mary Sue Lavin, Zach Taylor, Ann Vandenack, and the Phuture Phoenix program would like to extend another thank you to all of the UWGB faculty and staff members who contributed to this year’s campus visits. All told, over 1,350 fifth graders visited campus, led by over 200 UWGB student role models. […]