Tag: veterans

Veterans find a supportive community at UW-Green Bay – Think-Make-Happen In Wisconsin

Elaina Koltz may have transitioned from active duty in 2004, but she continues to serve in her position as financial aid advisor and veteran services coordinator at UW-Green Bay. After almost 20 years in the U.S. Army and the Wisconsin National Guard, the transition was difficult, she says, but through her work with student veterans, […]

Reminder: ‘Almost Sunrise’ documentary showing and discussion, Nov. 19, 20

Would you and your students like to learn more about veterans issues? If so, the documentary, “Almost Sunrise” will be shown in the Christie Theatre on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019 from 9 to 11 a.m. and Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019 from 2 to 4 p.m. All faculty, staff and students are invited to view the […]

Photo gallery: Saluting UW-Green Bay veterans, families and active military

Saluting the flag at the UW-Green Bay Veterans Day Reception

Typically a combination of both somber and celebratory, the annual UW-Green Bay Chancellor’s Veteran Reception, held Monday, November 11, 2019, was no exception. The Phoenix Room was packed, as members of the campus and community gathered to honor vets and active military members. As Chancellor Van Gruensven welcomed guests, she shared her personal story and […]

Reminder: UW-Green Bay Veterans Week begins Nov. 9

Color Guard at Chancellor's Veteran reception

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Veterans Week kicks off Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019 with “Hometown Hero Day.” At each event, the University will be collecting care package items, such as toiletries, candy, and gum, for activated UW-Green Bay students and their units who are in Kuwait and Afghanistan. Here is a full list of events for […]

‘Almost Sunrise’ documentary showing and discussion, Nov. 19, 20 & 22

Would you and your students like to learn more about veterans issues? If so, the documentary, “Almost Sunrise” will be shown in the Christie Theatre on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019 from 9 to 11 a.m. and Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019 from 2 to 4 p.m. All faculty, staff and students are invited to view the […]

UW-Green Bay Veterans Week begins Nov. 9

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Veterans Week kicks off Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019 with “Hometown Hero Day.” At each event, the University will be collecting care package items, such as toiletries, candy, and gum, for activated UW-Green Bay students and their units who are in Kuwait and Afghanistan. Here is a full list of events for […]

UW-Green Bay’s Elaina Koltz receives commendation for work with veterans

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Elaina Koltz (holding plaque) from UW-Green Bay receives a UW System Board of Regents 2019 Academic Staff Excellence Award in the Individual category at the Board of Regents meeting in Milwaukee on June 7, 2019. Also pictured (from left): UW System President Ray Cross, Regent Janice Mueller, Regent Drew Petersen and Regent Scott Beightol. See […]

UW-Green Bay represented at Fox Valley Senior ROTC Battalion Military Ball, May 3

UW-Green Bay was well represented at the Fox Valley Senior ROTC Battalion Military Ball, Friday, May 3, 2018. Also present were representatives from UW Oshkosh, Ripon College and St. Norbert College. Staff and alumni pictured: Ssgt. Nathan Preder (far right), ROTC adjunct professor. In front of him was Ben Joniaux (Chancellor’s Chief of Staff). To […]