Tag: Phuture Phoenix

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. […]

Over 17,000 fifth-graders served: Phuture Phoenix returns, Oct. 13 and 15

UW-Green Bay will host its 12th annual Phuture Phoenix Days Tuesday, Oct. 13 and Thursday, Oct. 15, welcoming nearly 1,400 area fifth-graders who will tour campus and explore life as potential college students. The program partners with schools that have high percentages of students from low-income families and encourages students to graduate from high school […]

King, Nick, Potts to receive UW-Green Bay’s highest alumni honor

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay will recognize a total of five meritorious graduates of the institution at the 2015 Alumni Association Awards Night on Friday evening, Oct. 16. The program is part of the annual, two-day Alumni Days celebration, which this year coincides with UW-Green Bay’s 50th Anniversary. The list of honorees begins with Mark […]

Desotell departs for position leading GRACE Catholic schools

Kim Desotell, the former Phuture Phoenix director and more recently the University’s director of development within University Advancement, has left campus for a new challenge. Desotell will head up GRACE — the Green Bay Area Catholic Education system — beginning July 7. Desotell told the Green Bay Press-Gazette she is a practicing Catholic, has a […]

Student’s Phuture Phoenix chalkboards win attention from artist Chang

UW-Green Bay student Courtney Maye drew inspiration from a campus visit two years ago by urban artist Candy Chang, famous for locating chalkboards and canvasses in high-traffic areas and inviting passers-by to reflect and share their thoughts. Maye did something similar for fifth-graders visiting UWGB last October for Phuture Phoenix tour days. She positioned chalkboards […]

Cataldo-Pabich leaving for Heritage Hill

Stephanie Cataldo-Pabich, who served a number of years and in many roles for the Phuture Phoenix Program, most recently as its interim director, has announced her departure. Pabich is moving to a newly created events manager position with the Heritage Hill Foundation. She expresses her gratitude to the faculty, staff and students who fully invested […]

Tutor Neuwirth earns Phuture Phoenix Whitney Radder honors

The Whitney Radder Phenomenal Role Model Award was presented to UW-Green Bay student Natalie Neuwirth (at center in photo) earlier this month. The award is presented by the Phuture Phoenix pre-college program to a collegian who has done an outstanding job working in the K-12 schools, through hard work and dedication to the students they […]