Tag: Public Administration

Wednesday: Non-profit greed the topic at Philosopher’s Café

Prof. Lora Warner (Public Administration) discusses “Just how corrupt is the Nonprofit sector if the NFL is Tax Exempt?” from 7-8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 10 at the Philosopher’s Café. “Should lucrative nonprofits such as the NFL be tax-exempt?  What about Political Action Committees?  What about the extravagant mega-church down the road?  No ethical stone […]

‘Phlash Talks’ (part of Alumni Days) include reflections by standout grads

There’s a long list of Alumni Days events (again, more on that later), but here’s one we want to call special attention to, in advance: “Phlash Talks,” set for 2 to 3 p.m. next Friday, Oct. 16, in the Union’s Christie Theatre. Four award-winning alumni are returning to campus to offer their own short “Phlash […]

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 […]

Returning vet Spude is Outstanding Student

Jared J. Spude of Sturgeon Bay is the May 2015 recipient of the Outstanding Student Award presented by the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Alumni Association. He will receive the award May 16 at a student award ceremony on campus, on the eve of spring commencement. Spude is earning his bachelor of science degree with a […]

UWGB Philanthropy Club makes strides with ‘Steps to Make a Difference Walk’

More than 100 walkers raised $4,658 to be shared among four local charities in the Steps to Make a Difference Walk last Saturday, April 11. House of Hope, myTeam Triumph, Kenya Help, and Live54218 will benefit. The total includes a $2000 matching grant from the Giving 2.0 Foundation. The Phoenix Philanthropy Club members organized the […]

The votes are in: Koepke successful as Green Bay Mayor’s office intern

For UW-Green Bay student Vanya Koepke, a meeting over coffee might have helped to solidify his future career. “I actually had the chance to get coffee with my professor, Dr. Weinschenk, and his good friend, Andy Rosendahl last semester,” said Koepke, “Andy Rosendahl just happens to be the Green Bay Mayor’s Chief of Staff.” The […]

Next ‘After Thoughts’ is Prof. Warner on March 3

Associate Prof. Lora Warner will speak about her research into the quality of life in Brown County during the University’s next After Thoughts event Tuesday, March 3. The Public Administration faculty member was principal investigator for the Leading Indicators for Excellence (LIFE) Study, which looked at 10 key indicators in three different communities. The program […]

UW-Green Bay helps veteran transition from soldier to student

It is hard to imagine that someone who went through extensive physical and mental training, and served in high-stress situations, would be intimidated by a computer and keyboard. But for Jared Spude, a Political Science and Public Administration major, who served four years of active duty with the 101st Airborne Division of the U.S. Army, […]

Faculty note: Helpap presentation

Political Scientist David Helpap, assistant professor of Public and Environmental Affiairs, recently presented the paper “Explaining the Use of Recommended Practices and Guidelines: The Case of Public Budgeting” at the American Society for Public Administration Annual Conference in Washington D.C. (March 14-18). The paper demonstrates why the current practices of certain local governments correspond to […]

Student’s classroom, co-curricular experiences pave unexpected path

How does a shy aspiring fashion designer choose to major in Political Science and Public Administration, develop a passion for providing affordable housing for low-income families, become a peer mentor for a freshman seminar, and lead a high-profile annual event for her sorority? For student Marleigh Fiedler, a breadth of experience and relationships have led to a direction she couldn’t have imagined three years ago when she enrolled at UW-Green Bay.