Tag: Social Work

Video: UW-Green Bay’s 2017 Commencement

Grab a tissue as you watch another fantastic group of UW-Green Bay students experience what is likely one of their most anticipated days of college — commencement. In this video, Terisa Batrez (Social Work), Ryan Ewert (Engineering Technology) and Destany Calma-Birling (Psychology) share their experiences and their excitement for the future.  

Faculty note: Doreen Higgins receives invitation to pursue research in Sweden

UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Doreen Higgins in the College of Health, Education, and Social Welfare, Social Work Professional Programs, received a formal letter of invitation this week from the Social Work Department at the University of Gothenburg in Gothenburg, Sweden to conduct her sabbatical research in the spring semester of 2018. The University of Gothenburg’s […]

Social Work named NRHH spotlight of the month

UW-Green Bay Social Work was selected as the National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH) spotlight of the month for March. Amid a busy second semester, Social Work undergraduate students presented a year-long Live Algoma project and the Social Work Club hosted an advocacy booth on sex trafficking and hosted a sex trafficking advocate from the Sexual Assault […]

‘Diversity, Learning and Student Success’ presentation and discussion

Join faculty members Caroline Boswell (Humanities), Kate Burns (Human Development, Psychology), Dana Johnson (Social Work) and Courtney Sherman (Music) for a presentation and discussion from 9 to 10 a.m. Monday, April 17 in the Christie Theatre as they share highlights of their experience attending the Association of American Colleges and Universities conference on Diversity, Learning […]

UW-Green Bay hosts hearing on dementia services and education

At a budget hearing at UW-Green Bay over the weekend, local advocates pressed state Democrats to preserve or expand funding for dementia services and education in the state budget. The Green Bay Press-Gazette covered the hearing. “UWGB Professor of Social Work Doreen Higgins told the legislators Gov. Scott Walker’s proposal to boost UW-System funding by […]

Education was instrumental in Social Work licensure

An addendum to a previous post… UW-Green Bay Social Work Professional Programs recently received approval from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) to provide a school social work licensure program for Master of Social Work (MSW) students and practitioners. With the guidance and assistance from Steve Kimball and Amy Bartelme from Education, the MSW […]

New School Social Worker License for UW-Green Bay

UW-Green Bay Social Work Professional Programs recently received approval from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) to provide a school social work licensure program for Master of Social Work (MSW) students and practitioners. Gail Trimberger, MSW graduate chair, and Margaret Kubek, lecturer and MSW field coordinator (and previous school social worker), pursued this initiative […]

Helping Professions Open House this week

On Thursday afternoon, March 23, 2017, UW-Green Bay is hosting a Helping Professions Open House. Those prospective students exploring majors in Education, Social Work, Nursing, Psychology, Human Development and Dietetics will be able to meet faculty and current students in those programs and tour our beautiful campus. Thank you for making these students and their […]