Tag: Spanish

Schreiber Foods highlights recent graduate, Dryer

We are unable to link to the story, but Schreiber Foods recently highlighted Amber Dryer ’17 in its internal newsletter. An intern at Schreiber since 2015, she was noted for for her recent Chancellor’s Award. The Computer Science, Information Science and Spanish major was recently named IS customer support analyst for the company.

Garbe continues to inspire: scholarships will be awarded in his name

A local man was so inspired by Riley Garbe’s story from Phuture Phoenix to UW-Green Bay Commencement speaker, that he and his organization have created a scholarship in Garbe’s honor. WBAY followed Garbe, as he heard the news that $20,000 in scholarships would be awarded in his name from the Brian LaViolette Scholarship Foundation.

Alumna Lindsey Guenther Cadoo shares temp to career story

The Sheboygan News featured UW-Green Bay alumna Lindsey Cadoo’s story, recently. Cadoo graduated from UW-Green Bay in 2012 with a degree in Spanish, and didn’t realize that a temp position at American Orthodontics (AO) in 2010, would move her into management and a full-fledged career. “At the time I was just looking for a job […]

UW-Green Bay alumna is blending nutrition with health

Kayla Ermeling ’16 (Spanish) is finally living her dream of helping to make downtown Wausau a little healthier. A story by the Wausau Daily Herald notes that Ermeling opened Ignite Nutrition, a smoothie bar and fitness club located at 515 Third Street, Wausau on Monday (Sept. 25). She says she was “blown away” by how […]

UWGB alumna Huntowski featured in ‘The Business News’

UW-Green Bay Spanish and Business Administration graduate, Kasha Huntowski, was featured on the front page of the August 21, 2017 issue of The Business News. The article highlights her selfless efforts in helping others, including her key role in launching the Community Giving Initiative. “I was born and raised here in Green Bay and the importance of nonprofit […]

Alumnus Antonio Saldana is the ‘voice’ of new Neville Public Museum exhibit

“Estamos Aquí”, Spanish for ‘we are here,’ is the title of a new exhibit on the first floor of the Neville Public Museum in Green Bay, Wis. If not for almost-lifelong resident Antonio Saldaña ’88, (Spanish, English) in partnership with the local advocacy group Casa ALBA Melanie these Latino voices might have gone completely unheard. […]

GB Film Society presents ‘Inocente’ May 10

Green Bay Film Society’s “Inocente” will be shown at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at the Neville Public Museum, 210 Museum Place, Green Bay. At 15, Inocente refuses to let her dreams of becoming an artist be caged by her life as an undocumented immigrant and homeless for the last nine years. Her colorful paintings […]

Hispanic Heritage Month continues

Campus continues to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with the following events: Literature discussion between Professors Fernandez Meardi (UW-Green Bay) and Pablo Ruiz (Tufts University) on Argentinean writer Jorge Luis Borges, commemorating the 30th anniversary of his death. 4 to 5 p.m., Christie Theatre, Oct. 13. (Spanish/English) Want to practice languages? Here is your opportunity. Free and […]

UW-Green Bay alumnus meets Nobel Peace Prize winner, Columbia President Juan Manuel Santos

Tanner Vodvarka meeting the President of Colombia, Spring 2014

UW-Green Bay alumnus and Spanish graduate Tanner Vodvarka studied in Bucamaranga, Colombia (Spring 2014). During the semester abroad, he had the opportunity to meet the President of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos, who has been announced ads the recipient of the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize. Santos, has dedicated his prize to the victims of the devastating violent […]