Tag: Social Work

Social Work students meet with Senator Dave Hansen

Senator Dave Hansen (D-Green Bay) visited with UWGB’s undergraduate Social Work students last Friday (April 8) to discuss an advocacy project the students are developing on the topic of “Educate Your Vote” — designed to educate voters through social media on the candidates’ views for the 2016 presidential election. Senator Hansen discussed specifically the need for […]

Phone-a-thon supporter Kroll named Student Employee of the Year

Human Development and Social Work major Lizzy Kroll was named UWGB’s Student Employee of the Year today, April 11. Development officer Tracy Heaser nominated Kroll, a phone-a-thon supporter for Office of University Advancement, recognizing her responsibility, reliability and her easy demeanor. Kroll received a $50 gift card to UWGB and a plaque recognizing her as […]

Panel discussions highlight diverse religious beliefs

UWGB’s Diversity Task Force, Social Work undergraduate students, and the Inclusive Excellence Inclusivity and Equity Certificate Program, have collaborated to bring two different guest panels focused on the topic of diverse religious beliefs so attendees can consider their discussions as it relates to inclusivity of individuals with varying religious beliefs. The two guest panel events […]

Reminder: Faculty invited to Inclusivity and Equity Conference

Faculty members are invited to attend the Inclusivity and Equity Conference, from 2 to 4 p.m. Friday, March 4 in the Christie Theatre. Faculty will have the opportunity to listen to and ask questions from: 1) a guest panel of diverse students who will discuss their experiences and insights on what an inclusive classroom means to them; 2) Deborah […]

Social Work student promotes drive for local Homeless

Lewis Drumheller, a junior in UW-Green Bay’s Social Work program, dropped in the Log News office on Wednesday afternoon with an altruistic motive — to spread word about a “Help for the Homeless” drive.  As a part of his junior service learning project, Drumheller is helping the Brown County Homeless and Housing Coalition to collect donations […]

Trimberger, DePouw are new Teaching Fellows/Scholars recipients

The Provost’s Office and Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning are proud to announce the 2016-2017 Wisconsin Teaching Fellows and Scholars recipients at UW-Green Bay: Associate Prof. Gail Trimberger (Social Work) and Assistant Prof. Christin DePouw of Education. The Teaching Fellows and Scholars program is the UW System’s signature professional development program. Dating […]

Innovative teaching methods lead to heartfelt relationships, practical learning

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UW-Green Bay class, HUS 483: Documenting Memory, involves students working on multiple projects in oral history and story collection. English, Education and Humanistic Studies majors worked with interns from UWGB’s Social Work program to document the lives of Unity Hospice patients.

UWGB faculty participate in boosting liberal education

On Thursday and Friday, Sept. 24 and 25, seven UW-Green Bay faculty members traveled to Madison to attend “Connecting Your Work to LEAP Wisconsin: A Faculty Collaboratives Conference.” Organized by the UW System and AACU — the national Association of American Colleges and Universities — the conference focused on strategies for providing he highest quality […]

Social Work’s Schanen earns Campus Compact ‘innovation grant’


Jennifer Schanen, lecturer and BSW field coordinator in Social Work, was awarded a Wisconsin Campus Compact Program Innovation Grant. The award will help fund a program evaluation project being conducted by senior-level Social Work students in her Program Evaluation course sequence. Students are partnering with Wise Women Gathering Place to assess the effectiveness of its […]