Tag: professional studies

De Pere H.S. grad selected class speaker at UW-Green Bay

Graduating class speaker Florencia Gutierrez of Green Bay, who will receive her bachelor’s degree in Accounting at UW-Green Bay’s mid-year commencement this Saturday, Dec. 13, has been chosen to speak on behalf of her graduating class by a committee of faculty members and administrators. Gutierrez was nominated for the honor by Associate Dean and Business […]

Ashmann wins state environmental education award

Scott Ashmann, associate professor in the Professional Program in Education, has been named Environmental Education Administrator of the Year by the Wisconsin Association for Environmental Education. The honor was presented Nov. 8 at the association’s annual awards banquet in Madison. Ashmann was cited for his leadership as chairperson of the Wisconsin Environmental Education Board from […]

College of Professional Studies announces Summer 2015 Fellowship Awards

Sue Mattison, dean of the College of Professional Studies, sought applications from CPS faculty and academic staff for summer fellowships that she hopes will assist and support research and grant applications. The following faculty members and projects were recently named to receive awards: • Christin DePouw, assistant professor of Education, “Role of Critical Race Consciousness in […]

Herdman earns ‘Best Poster’ at international nursing conference in Portugal  

Assistant Prof. T. Heather Herdman of the Professional Program in Nursing was keynote speaker at the International Conference on Nursing Knowledge – From Concepts to Translation, held Sept. 12-13 in Porto, Portugal. Herdman presented a lecture on “Clinical Reasoning in Nursing Practice” to nurses from 22 countries. She also shared “Best Poster” honors presenting with […]

‘Press-Gazette’ teacher-prep story highlights Professional Program in Education

UW-Green Bay’s award-winning Professional Program in Education got some great front-page ink in Monday’s (Sept. 22) Green Bay Press-Gazette, with interviews and photos showing how the University helps prepare the area’s teachers. Two out of every five teachers working in area schools graduated from UW-Green Bay, UW Oshkosh or St. Norbert College, state data show, […]

Arendt to present Dean’s Lecture Series talk on natural disasters

Associate Prof. Lucy Arendt of the Cofrin School of Business will present “Death, dollars, and downtime: Why everyone should care about natural disasters” as the kick-off for this year’s Deans’ Lecture Series. Natural disasters in the United States are increasing in frequency and impact. Contrary to popular opinion, there are steps that we can take […]

UW-Green Bay faculty and staff standouts honored with 2014 Founders Awards

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay has recognized its top faculty and staff members with 2014 Founders Association Awards for Excellence. The award winners, honored at the annual UW-Green Bay Faculty and Staff Convocation Wednesday morning, Aug. 27, are: Teaching — Associate Prof. Sylvia “Mimi” Kubsch Scholarship — Associate Prof. Amy Wolf Community Outreach — Prof. […]

First Nations Studies faculty will take part in Tuesday celebration of Act 31

Three members of UW-Green Bay’s First Nations Studies faculty will represent the University during a Tuesday (Aug. 19) event marking the 25th anniversary of Wisconsin Act 31. Lisa Poupart, Forrest Brooks and JP Leary will be on hand for the Madison event, which celebrates the passage of legislation requiring instruction in American Indian history, culture […]

College of Professional Studies shares names of Values Award recipients

Earlier this year, The College of Professional Studies’ presented more than a dozen individuals with the College’s Values Award, established to recognize individuals in the college that have made a significant contribution to the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s campus and community. Some of the values that the recipients demonstrated were dedication, engagement, ethics, compassion, support, […]

UW-Green Bay’s Russ awarded Hendrickson Professorship for Business

University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Prof. Meir Russ, Cofrin School of Business, has been named to the Philip J. and Elizabeth Hendrickson Professorship for Business, effective July 1, 2014. He is appointed for a five-year term. The Hendrickson Professorship recognizes and gives support for a full professor who has demonstrated a productive commitment to scholarship and/or […]