Tag: Social Work

UW-Green Bay hosts new Innovation in Aging student idea competition, March 3

GREEN BAY – The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay will host its first-ever Innovation in Aging student idea competition from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, March 3, 2017 in the Christie Theatre, University Union. Teams of three to five students will compete to create an innovative solution that combats challenges and improves quality of life for […]

All are welcome for Innovation in Aging Student Idea Competition

Attend the “Innovation in Aging Student Idea Competition, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Friday, March 3 in the Christie Theatre of the University Union. Stop by anytime to encourage student teams and vote for the “People’s Choice Award” (all audience members may vote for one team), learn more about the competition to encourage students […]

Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration, Saturday, Jan. 14

The 22nd Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Celebration is Saturday, Jan. 14 at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College. UW-Green Bay is a sponsor. The event is free and open to the public and will be followed by a community lunch. Event details are available here. E-mail Jolanda Sallmann (sallmanj@uwgb.edu) or call 920-465-2029 with any questions.

UW-Green Bay Dementia advocates hope to train more trainers: have a ripple effect of dementia-friendly communities around the state

Crisis Grant Dementia Kickoff

More than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimers. Every 66 seconds, someone in the U.S. develops the disease. In 2016, Alzheimer’s and dementia will cost the nation $236 billion. UW-Green Bay is helping lead the way in dementia crisis care. In November, champions of dementia care from nine Wisconsin counties and from a number […]

Campus Cupboard updates

The Campus Cupboard, a student organization which provides food and hygiene products for all students, faculty, staff and their families, is looking for volunteers for their new location in Rose Hall 310 (the Social Work office suite). Posted hours are Monday’s and Wednesday’s from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Thursdays from 3 to 5 p.m. The […]

Enrollment for MSW Program exceeds predictions two years in a row

Here is some fantastic news…UW-Green Bay’s Master of Social Work (MSW) Program launched in June of 2015 with higher than anticipated enrollments. Currently in its second year, it boasts 89 students across six different cohorts, making it the University’s largest graduate program. As part of their MSW program requirements, students in last May’s graduating class displayed […]

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 […]