Tag: Social Work

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 […]

UW-Green Bay ‘Teaching Scholars’ to present next Wednesday


Six professors from across the University who have participated in the UW-Green Bay Teaching Scholars Program will talk about their work at a gathering next Wednesday (Sept. 23). They’ll be present to discuss their SoTL projects (exploring the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning and ways to enhance undergraduate education) from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in […]

P-G offers terrific recap of Camp Lloyd 2015

Press-Gazette Media reporter Todd McMahon captured the 10th annual edition of Camp Lloyd, June 22-26, in an excellent feature story. McMahon quotes some of the young participants at the special camp for children ages 7-14 coping with the loss of a loved one. He also talked to Prof. Illene Cupit of Human Development, the camp […]

Regents OK tenure for 10 UW-Green Bay professors


The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents approved promotions and tenure for UW-Green Bay faculty members during the board’s meeting June 4 and 5 at UW-Milwaukee. Those promoted from assistant professor to the rank of associate professor with tenure are: • Tohoro Francis Akakpo, Social Work • Hernan Fernandez-Meardi, Humanistic Studies • T. Heather […]

Registration closes this week for “Critical Cultural Competency”

Registration closes this Friday for the Social Work-sponsored workshop, “Critical Cultural Competency.” It will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday, June 15, in the Phoenix Room. This workshop, developed and facilitated by Crossroads Antiracism Organizing & Training, is “designed to help participants create the spaces to be self-reflective about our cultural shaping […]