Tag: Social Work

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 […]

UW-Green Bay Social Work holds celebration and symposium

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The UW-Green Bay Social Work Professional Programs held a first annual Social Work Symposium and Celebration in Rose Hall on Thursday, May 5. The Symposium showcased the major projects of the graduating MSW students as well as honors in the major projects, research and advocacy class efforts, and activities from students organizations: Campus Cupboard, Campus […]

Social Work celebrates

The UWGB Social Work Professional Programs held a first annual Social Work Symposium and Celebration in Rose Hall on Thursday, May 5. The Symposium showcased the major projects of the graduating MSW students as well as honors in the major projects, research and advocacy class efforts, and activities from students organizations: Campus Cupboard, Campus Kitchen […]

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 […]