The UW System recently adopted an online training program, Kognito: Veterans Awareness Training, aimed at teaching faculty, staff and students how to identify signs of distress, approach a student they are worried about, and refer them to services available on campus and within the community if needed. Learn more.
Their goal was a daunting 900 cards. With the help of many people across campus and throughout the community, staff in the TRIO Office at UW-Green Bay not only met the goal, but exceeded it by over 100 cards! “Thank you to all who donated their time and/or resources from their holiday, paper-writing and exam […]
UW-Green Bay students and veterans Ashley Wiles and Sean Gleason have important stories to share. In this case, they are not their own, but the personal, front-line accounts from veterans who served in the United States armed forces in times of conflict. These oral histories provide a personal narrative to future generations so that all […]
Last Saturday, Nov. 14, the TRIO Office and student Vets 4 Vets club hosted an official card-making party in the Phoenix Rooms in the University Union. It was an awesome turnout! In addition to 57 Upward Bound high school students and staff, another 33 people attended including UW-Green Bay students, veterans, local Boy and Girl […]
UW-Green Bay alumnus Jared Spude is a staff sergeant in the U.S. Army and Wisconsin National Guard. At the Chancellor’s Veteran Reception on November 11, he presented an impassioned speech on behalf of Veterans, calling those in attendance to think about veterans and those who serve each day, and not just once a year.
For the second consecutive year, students and alumni of UW-Green Bay who are veterans or active-duty personnel helped serve as flag holders during opening ceremonies for the Packers’ “Salute to Service” military appreciation game. The volunteers unfurled a football-field-size Star Spangled Banner at the Nov. 15 game at Lambeau Field. Visit the album on Flickr […]
The UW System announced this week that it will begin accepting applications from campuses for UW VETS Certification, officially recognizing their exceptional commitment to helping student veterans succeed. The University of Wisconsin VETS (Veterans Education and Transition to Success) Certification highlights campuses that go above and beyond in a wide range of critical supportive services, including […]
For a seventh consecutive year — making it a perfect seven-for-seven, in fact, since the honor’s origin — UW-Green Bay has been named a “Military Friendly School.” Victory Media, Inc., puts UW-Green Bay among the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools doing the most to embrace America’s service members and veterans as […]
On Wednesday (Nov. 11) the Phoenix Bookstore would like to say “Thank You For Your Service” to all people with military ID. Show your military ID and save 30 percent off your purchase. (Offer excludes textbooks, commencement regalia and gift cards.)
Nicholas Gries, a nontraditional student at UW-Green Bay, has had many experiences in his life that have made him the man he is today. But it is his military experience that drives his current passion to dive further, dig deeper — both at the University, and in service to his community.