Tag: Student Government Association

Wanek is student of the week


If it’s another week, it’s another Phoenix of the Week as identified by the Student Government Association. This week, it’s senior business major Sarah Wanek, who is described as well-known on campus “for her upbeat personality, hard work and dedication,” and work as co-director for the Student Ambassadors Program.

SGA official shares news of ‘Phoenix of the Week’ 


A committee of student government is again bestowing “Phoenix of the Week” honors on students who go above and beyond in the classroom and in extracurricular activities. (Honorees get a small prize and a week’s close-in parking at the Union.) The semester’s first winner is Marissa Michalkiewicz. “Marissa was selected due to her heavy involvement […]

SGA leader quoted in ‘Chronicle’ story on budget cuts

UW-Green Bay student Lorenzo Lones, the newly elected vice president of the Student Government Association, is among a select group of student leaders quoted in an article archived at the Chronicle of Higher Education. The piece looks at states debating large cuts to higher education (including, obviously, Wisconsin). Lones points out that rallying student involvement […]

SGA election results: It’s Stepp-Lones in 2015-16


The results are in on this month’s UW-Green Bay Student Government Association election. Newly elected to executive positions for 2015-16 are Hannah Stepp, president, and Lorenzo Lones, vice president. They finished with 384 votes to claim a statistical majority and wide margin over the Murphy-Nichols ticket (196 votes) and Spaulding-Osteen (159). Stepp is currently chair […]

SGA candidate debate is April 7

Candidates for office in the UW-Green Bay Student Government Association will take part in a debate Tuesday (April 7) in the Union’s Christie Theatre. The voting will take place the following Tuesday and Wednesday via an electronic ballot that students will receive in their email. The candidates and their platforms can be found at www.uwgb.edu/student-government/court/election-materials.asp. […]

Reminder: UW-Green Bay and its community

A panel discussion regarding connections between UW-Green Bay and its community is planned for 7 p.m. Thursday (April 2) in Mary Ann Cofrin Hall (Mac) 210. Speakers include Green Bay Mayor Jim Schmitt and his chief of Staff Andy Rosendahl, Karen Faulkner of Golden House, students Sarah Wanek and Lydia Schwertfeger and Profs Regan Gurung, […]

The votes are in: Koepke successful as Green Bay Mayor’s office intern

For UW-Green Bay student Vanya Koepke, a meeting over coffee might have helped to solidify his future career. “I actually had the chance to get coffee with my professor, Dr. Weinschenk, and his good friend, Andy Rosendahl last semester,” said Koepke, “Andy Rosendahl just happens to be the Green Bay Mayor’s Chief of Staff.” The […]

4E: Rally planned for 4 p.m. on March 4


The Fourth Estate website has an article about a rally planned for 4 p.m. Wednesday (March 4) outside the University Union. Paul Ahrens, chair of the Student Government Association’s Academic Affairs Committee and a senior Democracy and Justice Studies major, is campus spokesman for the group UW Students Against Education Cuts. “Our story is we […]

Student says rally is planned for March 4

Paul Ahrens, chair of the Student Government Association’s Academic Affairs Committee and a senior at UW-Green Bay, is publicizing his role as this campus’s spokesman for the group UW Students Against Education Cuts. He says a rally is planned for 4 p.m. next Wednesday (March 4), outside the University Union. First things first, though: The […]