Tag: Social Work

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 […]

Reminder: Social Work hosts ‘Critical Cultural Competency’ workshop


The Social Work Professional Program is sponsoring a workshop titled “Critical Cultural Competency” on 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 as individuals and institutions, understand the power dynamics […]

Social Work sponsors ‘Critical Cultural Competency’ workshop June 15

The Social Work Professional Program is sponsoring a workshop titled “Critical Cultural Competency” on Monday, June 15, in the Phoenix Room. This workshop, developed and facilitated by Crossroads Antiracism Organizing & Training (http://crossroadsantiracism.org/) is “designed to help participants create the spaces to be self-reflective about our cultural shaping as individuals and institutions, understand the power […]

Celebrating the ‘new’ UW-Green Bay MSW

UW-Green Bay, operating for the first time as its own freestanding program, celebrated the “new” Master of Social Work Program on April 29 with a welcome/orientation session in the University Union for students of the program. The students were greeted by Dean Sue Mattison of the College of Professional Studies and welcomed by members of […]

UW-Green Bay establishes chapter of social work honor society Phi Alpha

The UW-Green Bay Social Work program and its students recently agreed to join Phi Alpha Honor Society, the only honor society exclusive to social work students. The chapter name is Phi Delta. They will be holding their first induction ceremony Thursday, May 7, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. in Rose Hall 315, inducting 24 […]

Faculty note: Akakpo publication

Tohoro (Francis) Akakpo, assistant professor of Social Work, is one of three co-authors of a paper featured this month in the international Journal of Sexual Aggression, published by Routledge in the United Kingdom. The article is titled “Comparison of non-sexual crimes committed by juvenile sexual offenders and delinquent youth in residential treatment in the USA.” […]

UW-Green Bay English alumna writes in favor of funding education


Angela Bub of Benicia, Calif., a May 2012 UW-Green Bay graduate in English now pursuing a master’s in social work at the University of Southern California, is the author of a guest column on the Feb. 4 opinion page of the Green Bay Press-Gazette. She writes, “Humanities is not a field of education; humanities is […]