Tag: veterans

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 […]

Update on Holiday Cards For Veterans: 721 cards, but help needed

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 named ‘Military Friendly’ again … and vet reminds campus to ‘celebrate daily’

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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.