Tag: Phuture Phoenix

Campus mourns passing of ‘community treasure’ Irene ‘Billie’ Daniell Kress

Irene “Billie” Kress, 86, Allouez passed away Sunday, June 19 at her home. Billie was a tremendous friend to members of the UW-Green Bay campus community and played an integral role in helping establish the Phuture Phoenix program at UW-Green Bay. The program lifts the aspirations of at-risk children by pairing them will college-age mentors, […]

Because of a field trip: Phuture Phoenix marks progress with 200 current students on track to graduate in next four years

Joshua Vollmar

Phuture Phoenix, looking forward: For the 2016-2017 school year, Phuture Phoenix is slated to award scholarships to 40 students, totaling nearly $70,000. This figure includes the inaugural awarding of the John M. and Meredith B. Rose Phuture Phoenix Scholarship, worth more than $8,600 and renewable annually, to Joshua Vollmar from Suring, Wis. Vollmar is a […]

New (and largest) Phuture Phoenix scholarship awarded

Congratulations to Joshua Vollmar, the first-ever recipient of the John M. Rose and Meredith B. Rose Phuture Phoenix Scholarship. The Rose Scholarship is designed to cover the cost of tuition, fees, and books for two full semesters at UW-Green Bay, totaling more than $8,600 per academic year. Vollmar is a Human Biology major from Suring, […]

Burback honored with Whitney Radder Award


UWGB education major and future teacher Elizabeth Burback was honored by Director of Phuture Phoenix Mary Sue Lavin and Phuture Phoenix Phellow Gabby Ehlke with the Spring 2016 Whitney Radder Phenomenal Role Model Award. The award — honoring former Phuture Phoenix role model Whitney Radder who lost her life in a motor vehicle accident in the spring […]

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 […]