Mark your calendars: The Gray Havens concert set for next Friday

All Saints Church will host a concert featuring The Gray Havens on Friday, Sept. 14 at 7 p.m. in the Phoenix Rooms of the University Union, Green Bay Campus. The duo consists of Dave and Licia Redford, and their music strikes the balance stylistically between folk and pop. Admission is free but seating is reserved. Tickets can be reserved at www.allsaintsgb.org/events/grayhavens.

UW-Green Bay in top 30 for Campus Pride’s 2018 ‘Best of the Best’ list

Campus Pride, a national educational organization for LGBTQ and ally college students and campus groups, selected UW-Green Bay for their “Best of the Best” list this year. In order to be in the “Best of the Best” listing, an institution had to score the highest percentages in the LGBTQ-friendly benchmarks for policies, programs and practices. See more.

Mark your calendars: Bash in the Stacks is Thursday, Sept. 13

Cofrin Library’s annual Bash in the Stacks event is set for Thursday, Sept. 13 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. There will be food, games, Nerf tag, henna and balloon artists, a mini quiz bowl and crafts to bring in the fall semester! This event is sponsored by the Cofrin Library, Student Life, FOCUS and the Office of the Vice-Chancellor for Student Affairs.

Faculty note: Froh Tyrrell selected as a Delegate to National Education Conference

Jamie Froh Tyrrell, student teaching and edTPA coordinator (Education) was selected as a delegate to represent the UW-System at the National Education Teacher Performance Assessment (edTPA) conference in San Jose, California on October 19-20, 2018. She is one of five delegates chosen to attend from UW Teacher Preparation Programs.

It’s a ‘Great Beginning’ when 500 new students volunteer

Congratulations to the FOCUS and “Great Beginnings” planners on a super start to the school year. More than 500 student volunteers took to Bayshore County Park (about 10 miles from campus) to help beautify the area, followed by a tailgate celebration with games at Lambeau Field. Organizers hope to involve new students from all four UW-Green Bay campuses next year. The photo gallery also includes the painting of the Phoenix, a newcomer convocation at the Weidner Center, the tailgate at Lambeau Field, Casino Night and a Campus Welcome Rally at the Kress Center.

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FOCUS Events 2018

– Photos by Dan Moore and Liels Sigourney, Marketing and University Communication

Photos: Welcome and welcome back!

Welcome newcomers, welcome all! It’s a great week to be a Phoenix. More than 700 new students were welcomed by more than 100 volunteers on the Green Bay Campus for Move-In Day over the Labor Day Weekend. The emotional day (especially for parents) was made a bit brighter by the volunteers.

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Freshmen Move-In Day 2018

– Photos by Dan Moore, Marketing and University Communication

Assistant Prof. Vallari Chandna comments on the growth of online grocery shopping

Assistant Prof. Vallari Chandna (Business Administration) was interviewed on WPR’s Central time on the subject of grocery shopping evolution, discussing the varied options, user demographics, changing shopping preferences and U.S. and global patterns of online grocery shopping. Her radio segment is available for listening.

Faculty note: Assistant Prof. Alise Coen to deliver lecture on ‘The Waning of Pax Americana’

Assistant Prof. Alise Coen (Political Science, Public and Environmental Administration) will be delivering a lecture on “The Waning of Pax Americana” on Thursday, Sept. 20 at 6:30 p.m. at the Mead Public Library in Sheboygan. The lecture is part of the Foreign Policy Association’s Great Decisions series and will focus on the U.S. shift away from the international order established in the wake of World War II and the ongoing policy departures of the Trump administration.