Tag: Phuture Phoenix

Take a Scroll through UW-Green Bay’s Top 16 Moments of 2016

Friends, fans and family of UW-Green Bay have witnessed some monumental moments this year, bashing records, basking in international spotlights and celebrating major accomplishments. Take a scroll through the best moments of 2016 at UW-Green Bay: Green Bay men’s and women’s basketball teams experience March Madness For the first time since 1994, both Green Bay […]

Cupit, Phuture Phoenix, Weidner receive gifts from Packers Foundation

Prof. Illene Cupit’s (Human Development) Camp Lloyd, Weidner Center Presents and the Phuture Phoenix program, all received funding from the Green Bay Packers Foundation this week. Cupit and student Kirsten Wideman attended the event and Cupit reports, “unfortunately Aaron Rodgers did not sit at her table, but she and Wideman were in the company of […]

Packers Support Phuture Phoenix Program

UW-Green Bay’s Phuture Phoenix program was the recipient of a $2,000 grant from the Green Bay Packers Foundation at an awards ceremony at the Packers Atrium on Tuesday. The grant was awarded to support the Phuture Phoenix Eighth-Grade Campus Visit taking place on Thursday, April 13, 2017.  Eighth-grade students from Edison Middle School will meet at […]

UW-Green Bay is the first in Wisconsin to host a ‘Google IgniteCS’ program

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Funds will be used to teach computing to underrepresented youth UW-Green Bay (UWGB) Assistant Prof. Ankur Chattopadhyay, Information and Computing Sciences (ICS), and his team of highly motivated students, in partnership with Phuture Phoenix, received the IgniteCS award by Google. Through this award, this team is partnering with Google to start a community outreach program […]

Photo Gallery: Featuring the Phuture Phoenix ‘phun’

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About 1,500 fifth-graders from 27 elementary schools in 11 Northeastern Wisconsin school districts visited UW-Green Bay Oct. 13-14 as part of Phuture Phoenix Days. They visited classrooms, residence halls, the Cofrin Library and other parts of campus and connected with hundreds of UW‑Green Bay student mentors who volunteered as tour guides and will follow-up with visits […]

Record number of fifth-graders headed to UW-Green Bay for Fall Tour Days

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Green Bay – The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s award-winning Phuture Phoenix program will host its annual Fall Tour Days, Thursday and Friday, Oct. 13 and 14, welcoming a record 1,500 fifth-graders to campus for the start of a lasting relationship forged around the importance of education. Fifth-graders from 27 elementary schools in 11 Northeastern Wisconsin school districts […]

Record-breaking Phuture Phoenix visits

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Get ready. It’s going to be a record-breaking year for Phuture Phoenix visits Oct. 13-14 with about 1,500 fifth-graders headed to campus. The goal of Phuture Phoenix is to inspire academic success and promote post-secondary education in students from disadvantaged and underrepresented backgrounds, and the number of students has increased by about 350 students this […]

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

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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 […]