Tag: volunteers

Littig, volunteers, stood out as ‘2015 Person of the Year’

Each year the Green Bay Press-Gazette editorial boards honors a “person of the year.” The board took a different approach this year, honoring “The Volunteer” as its 2015 selection, but not without specific mention of both the 300-some students, staff and faculty who turned out for Make a Difference Day in October, and to UWGB […]

Phuture Phoenix says ‘thanks’


This from our inbox: “Mary Sue Lavin, Zach Taylor, Ann Vandenack, and the Phuture Phoenix program would like to extend another thank you to all of the UWGB faculty and staff members who contributed to this year’s campus visits. All told, over 1,350 fifth graders visited campus, led by over 200 UWGB student role models. […]

‘Difference’ destinations include Sanctuary, Baird Creek, neighborhoods

View selected photos from Friday afternoon’s Make a Difference Day activities on Flickr. As part of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s 50th Anniversary celebration, more than 300 students, faculty and staff will participate in Make a Difference Day activities, October 23 and 24. The UWGB contingent will volunteer 1,000 hours of service Friday, October 23 […]

Volunteer Center director mentions UWGB in TV interview

Michael Schwartz-Oscar, executive director of the Brown County Volunteer Center, went on WFRV TV-5’s afternoon program recently to talk about “Make a Difference Day” activities with host Kris Schuler. He offers background on the Volunteer Center and mentions how several hundred UW-Green Bay students have signed up for this Friday to help recruit even more […]

Early signups strong for Make a Difference weekend


As part of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s 50th Anniversary celebration, more than 300 students, faculty and staff will participate in Make a Difference Day activities Friday and Saturday (Oct. 23 and 24). Friday afternoon work sites include Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary, Baird Creek, St. Vincent de Paul, and the Green Bay Botanical Garden. Also, […]

More than 300 UW-Green Bay students, faculty and staff joining Make a Difference Day efforts

As part of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s 50th Anniversary celebration, more than 300 students, faculty and staff will participate in Make a Difference Day activities, Friday and Saturday, October 23 and 24. The UWGB contingent will volunteer hundreds of hours of service Friday, October 23 at a number of sites in the community between […]

Make a Difference work day


Distributed campuswide but repeated here for the record: As part of the 50th Anniversary Celebration and Common Theme-Engaging in Public Life, the University is participating in a coordinated UWGB-Make a Difference Day event from 1 to 4 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 23. Employees interested in participating are encouraged to work with their supervisor for approval. […]

The UWGB Parade Committee is seeking volunteers

Seeking: Volunteers to serve on this year’s Green Bay Holiday Parade Float Committee. It’s a fun gig, and last year this group won the Jean Nicolet Award for the best themed float. Is working on a parade float on your bucket list? There was a preliminary kickoff meeting earlier today in the marketing suite located […]

Freshman Move-In Day volunteers needed

Thank you to those who have already volunteered to assist with freshman move-in day on Sunday, Aug. 30, from 8:30 a.m. to noon. More volunteers are welcome. ‘Traditionally, faculty and staff have assisted our newest students as they move to campus and take that first step toward pursing their education. In the past, our Phoenix […]