Tag: students

Bet you didn’t know: Assorted facts, figures from ‘non-trads’


The UW-Green Bay Adult Degree Program will join in observing “National Nontraditional Student Week” Nov. 2-6. Among the activities will be soliciting non-trads to nominate faculty or staff members who have made a difference in their lives, to tweet selfies of themselves doing schoolwork at work or home, an honor society induction ceremony, and prize […]

Innovative teaching methods lead to heartfelt relationships, practical learning

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UW-Green Bay class, HUS 483: Documenting Memory, involves students working on multiple projects in oral history and story collection. English, Education and Humanistic Studies majors worked with interns from UWGB’s Social Work program to document the lives of Unity Hospice patients.

‘Difference’ destinations include Sanctuary, Baird Creek, neighborhoods

View selected photos from Friday afternoon’s Make a Difference Day activities on Flickr. As part of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s 50th Anniversary celebration, more than 300 students, faculty and staff will participate in Make a Difference Day activities, October 23 and 24. The UWGB contingent will volunteer 1,000 hours of service Friday, October 23 […]

Volunteer Center director mentions UWGB in TV interview

Michael Schwartz-Oscar, executive director of the Brown County Volunteer Center, went on WFRV TV-5’s afternoon program recently to talk about “Make a Difference Day” activities with host Kris Schuler. He offers background on the Volunteer Center and mentions how several hundred UW-Green Bay students have signed up for this Friday to help recruit even more […]

Early signups strong for Make a Difference weekend


As part of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s 50th Anniversary celebration, more than 300 students, faculty and staff will participate in Make a Difference Day activities Friday and Saturday (Oct. 23 and 24). Friday afternoon work sites include Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary, Baird Creek, St. Vincent de Paul, and the Green Bay Botanical Garden. Also, […]

More than 300 UW-Green Bay students, faculty and staff joining Make a Difference Day efforts

As part of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s 50th Anniversary celebration, more than 300 students, faculty and staff will participate in Make a Difference Day activities, Friday and Saturday, October 23 and 24. The UWGB contingent will volunteer hundreds of hours of service Friday, October 23 at a number of sites in the community between […]

Survey of students on bus transportation


Justin Mallett of the American Intercultural Center and others on campus are working with Green Bay Transit on a survey of current UW-Green Bay students and their future preferences regarding bus routes and stops, and potential shuttle routes of interest to the student population. You can check out the survey here.

Wellness seminar for students

Prevea Sports Medicine and the Kress Center are teaming up to host “College Health 101: Healthy Body, Better Mind” from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday (Oct. 22) at the Kress’s Special Events Room. The student-oriented seminar will touch on healthy eating and meal planning, symptoms of general illnesses and when to see a physician, illness […]

Reporters interview students on Concealed Carry proposal

Media outlets descended on campus earlier this week to solicit opinions on a proposal by two state legislators to loosen state law that prohibits concealed-carry permit holders from carrying weapons inside public university and college buildings. UW System President Ray Cross and System chancellors have expressed concern about the proposal. Among students, at least here […]

Regents approve more out-of-staters for UW-Madison


How much more elite will UW-Madison become now that a cap on the number of nonresident students it can enroll has been lifted? It won’t, Chancellor Rebecca Blank assured the UW System Board of Regents Friday as they voted to approve her proposal to waive the 27.5 percent cap and let UW-Madison take more out-of-state […]