Tag: Social Work

Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration, Saturday, Jan. 14

The 22nd Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Celebration is Saturday, Jan. 14 at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College. UW-Green Bay is a sponsor. The event is free and open to the public and will be followed by a community lunch. Event details are available here. E-mail Jolanda Sallmann (sallmanj@uwgb.edu) or call 920-465-2029 with any questions.

Campus Cupboard updates

The Campus Cupboard, a student organization which provides food and hygiene products for all students, faculty, staff and their families, is looking for volunteers for their new location in Rose Hall 310 (the Social Work office suite). Posted hours are Monday’s and Wednesday’s from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Thursdays from 3 to 5 p.m. The […]

Enrollment for MSW Program exceeds predictions two years in a row

Here is some fantastic news…UW-Green Bay’s Master of Social Work (MSW) Program launched in June of 2015 with higher than anticipated enrollments. Currently in its second year, it boasts 89 students across six different cohorts, making it the University’s largest graduate program. As part of their MSW program requirements, students in last May’s graduating class displayed […]

Faculty notes: Coman, Groessl, Rector and Sherman are teaching scholars

The UW-Green Bay Teaching Scholars Program will kick off again next week with four new scholars: Ioana Coman (Information and Computing Science), Joan Groessl (Social Work), Michael Rector (Music) and Heidi Sherman (Humanistic Studies). The Teaching Scholars Program, which started in 1999, brings together faculty and instructional staff from across campus to talk about teaching challenges, to […]

Campus Cupboard has new location and other changes

Campus Cupboard has moved and is currently housed with Social Work. The Cupboard will move in the near future to Rose Hall 140, where it will share space with the Campus Clothes Closet and the Campus Kitchen. Starting in September, Dana Strohm, social work lecturer, will be the advisor for Campus Cupboard. Stacie Christian, director of Inclusive […]

UW-Green Bay, UW Extension partner in food pantry findings

Local food pantry consumers have reported a much lower rate of food insecurity than in 2009, a study released last week reports. Food insecurity rates of food pantry consumers have fluctuated over the past 15 years, peaking at 89% in 2009 and decreasing to 45% in 2014 according to the report, Food Insecurity, Barriers and […]

Study Finds Food Pantry Consumers Less Food Insecure Than in Past

Households with children more likely to be food insecure Green Bay – Local food pantry consumers have reported a much lower rate of food insecurity than in 2009, a study released this week reports. Food insecurity rates of food pantry consumers have fluctuated over the past 15 years, peaking at 89% in 2009 and decreasing […]