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 […]
Join local protective services representatives, students, faculty and staff in climbing the Cofrin Library stairwell, in memory of the brave souls who lost their lives the day of the 9/11 attacks. The attacks killed almost 3,000 people and injured more than 6,000 others. The event is Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019 from 11 a.m. to 1 […]
UW-Green Bay’s Vets for Vets program ended a week-long flurry of activity honoring our veterans and active service men and women, of Northeast Wisconsin with a Veteran’s Forum and Information Fair Friday, Nov. 16 on the Green Bay campus. WBAY shows covered the event.
The UW-Green Bay campus community and service people gathered Wednesday (March 21, 2018) for an open house celebrating the grand opening of the Veteran’s Lounge in its new location in Mary Ann Cofrin Hall, Room 227. A brief program began with remarks from Chancellor Gary L. Miller. Vets 4 Vets president Nic Cravillion took the podium […]
After serving their country and thinking that their sacrifices went unnoticed, Old Glory Honor Flight are welcoming veterans home. On Tuesday, Nov. 21, from 3 to 5 p.m. join the UW-Green Bay Vets 4 Vets organization in the Christie Theatre for a “Hail to Heroes” event aiming to recognize and bring awareness of Old Glory Honor Flight, […]
Join local firefighters, police officers, students, faculty and staff in memory of those brave souls who lost their lives because of the attack on the World Trade Center, September 11, 2001. The Cofrin Library stairs will be open from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, September 11, 2017.
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 […]
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 […]
Again this year, TRIO and the student Vets 4 Vets club intend to make a difference in the lives of American veterans residing at the Wisconsin Veterans Home in King, Wis., and the Western Nebraska Veterans Home in Scottsbluff. For some vets, organizers note, the only holiday card they received last year was from the […]
Elaine Koltz of veterans affairs shares an update: Thank you to all who have donated to the UWGB Vets for Vets “Adopt a Veteran Family” project. UWGB V4V has joined up with NWTC to adopt a veteran family in need. We still need your help for a UWGB Veteran and her family this Holiday Season. […]