Tag: veterans

Veterans looking for golfers and sponsors

Coming up is the fourth annual Student Veterans of America Golf Scramble presented by Northeast Wisconsin Veteran’s Treatment Court. This event will be held on Friday, August 11, 2017 at Ledgeview Golf Course in De Pere. Proceeds help provide scholarships for current and future student veterans at NWTC and UW-Green Bay as well as assisting […]

UW-Green Bay student veteran receives high honor

UW-Green Bay student Army veteran and National Guard service member Nicholas Gries is the seventh recipient of the Thomas E. Wortham IV Achievement Award. The award, named after a Wisconsin Army National Guard Soldier and Chicago Police officer slain off-duty in 2010, recognizes both outstanding military and volunteer achievements. Read the Wisconsin Department of Military […]

Thank You Veterans and Active Military Personnel

This week UW-Green Bay was one of six UW institutions recognized for earning UW Vets Certification, and it is the seventh straight year the University received national “Military Friendly” recognition. UW-Green Bay has long valued and appreciated veterans and active service men and women. On this, Veteran’s Day, November 11, 2016, members of the campus […]

UW-Green Bay receives UW System recognition for honoring vets and active military

Veterans Reception

This week UW-Green Bay was one of six UW institutions recognized for earning UW Vets Certification. This comes on the heels of the annual fall Chancellor’s Veteran Appreciation Reception, held Monday, Nov. 7, to honor vets and active military personnel. The University has long been active in recognizing and honoring its veterans: UW-Green Bay was […]

UW-Green Bay veterans, active military and family members honored at Lambeau Field

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UW-Green Bay was a big contributor to the Green Bay Packers’ “Salute to Service” military appreciation game on Sunday, Nov. 6. The large American flag presented on the field during the performance of the National Anthem was carried by 70 flag holders in full uniform — most all of whom were UW-Green Bay students and […]

Coming up: Military appreciation events

Chancellor’s Veterans Reception – 4 p.m., Monday, Nov. 7, Phoenix Rooms, University Union. Guest Speaker is Lieutenant Jon Logan. Logan serves with the Army Reserve 432d Civil Affairs Battalion in Green Bay. As founder of Motivation Innovation, LLC, he is also a professional speaker, trainer and coach who helps others reach their goals. Join Chancellor Miller and other campus […]

Online Veterans Awareness Training open to faculty, staff and students

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.

TRIO tops 1,000 holiday cards for military vets!

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 […]

Voices of Veterans: Capturing the oral history and spirit of Northeast Wisconsin veterans

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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 […]