Tag: Phuture Phoenix

Josh Vollmar recognized as UW-Green Bay’s ‘Most Outstanding Student’

Joshua Vollmar

Being good at something is one thing. Being passionate about learning is another. Outstanding Student Award Recipient, Joshua Vollmar, came to appreciate the difference after taking an Introduction to Human Biology class, realizing that learning about health science while sharing compassion through active volunteerism were key to how he wanted to build his future career. […]

Wow! 31 former Phuture Phoenix fifth-graders are now graduates

Phuture Phoenix Grads

Thirty one students who first came to campus from throughout Northeast Wisconsin as fifth graders will participate in Commencement on Saturday at the Kress Center. All of these students, hailing from all four colleges, participated in a Phuture Phoenix campus visit at least nine years ago. Please join Phuture Phoenix  in congratulating these students. You […]

Phuture Phoenix program to bring 800 eighth graders to campus in April 2019

Green Bay, Wis. — The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay has a vision to expand its Phuture Phoenix program. The signature program is best-known for hosting fifth graders from across the region in October of each year. In the month of April 2019, it will be expanding the program to include 800 eighth graders from Franklin, Edison […]

UW-Green Bay to host more than 1,600 fifth graders on Oct. 10-11, 2018

GREEN BAY – The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay will host its 14th annual Phuture Phoenix Campus Visit, Oct. 10-11, 2018, welcoming more than 1,600 students from 15 Green Bay Area Public Elementary Schools, Bowler Elementary, Bonduel Elementary, Gillett Elementary, West De Pere Elementary Schools, Oneida Nation Turtle School, Keshena Primary, Oconto Middle School, Oconto Falls […]

First Ever ‘Riley Garbe Scholarships’ awarded

Riley Garbe, UW-Green Bay’s December 2017 Outstanding Student Award Winner, awarded two Freedom High School students with the first ever “Riley Garbe Scholarship.” Bill Welter, a board member for The Brian LaViolette Scholarship Foundation was inspired by Garbe’s story of determination. Welter named a scholarship after Garbe to help other Freedom High School students going through […]