UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus is offering an Italian language course

Green Bay, Wis. — The University of Wisconsin Green Bay, Marinette Campus is now offering a “Let’s Speak Italian” class for those looking to expand their language skills. Classes will be held Thursdays, beginning October 4, 2018 and run to December 13, 2018, from 5 to 7 p.m. Language classes provide an opportunity to grow, build a resume, network and gain more jobs opportunities. Classes will take place at the Main Building Room M-109. Cost is $159. Enroll now by calling 920-465-2642 or register online.

About the instructor: Cristina Papadia is a native of Italy. She obtained her teaching degree in 2004 and has worked since 1998 in primary and secondary schools teaching the Italian language. Classes will provide:

  • Basic grammar practices
  • Simulations of daily life situations
  • Reading and oral communication
  • 1:1 conversations

Questions regarding the class can be directed to Linda F. Hornick, Continuing Education Specialist, Marinette Campus, at 715-504-3351 or linda.hornick@uwc.edu.


About the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Marinette Campus

UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus offers students in the region and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan a start on more than 200 academic programs within the UW System. Small class sizes ensure personalized attention and help to smooth the transition to college. Scholarships, in combination with one of the lowest tuition   rates in the state — including in-state tuition for qualified students coming from Michigan’s U.P., make a UW education accessible to all. Situated on 36 acres along the historic shoreline of the bay of Green Bay, the Marinette Campus is a beautiful place to learn and grow. Here, students engage with award-winning faculty, cheer on state-champion athletes, attend amazing theater productions, live at home or on campus and prepare for completion of their bachelor’s degree. The Marinette Campus is part of the four-campus University of Wisconsin-Green Bay community, with campuses in Green Bay, Marinette, Manitowoc and Sheboygan.

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UW-Green Bay alumna honored with Greater Green Bay Chamber’s Daniel Whitney Award

Mary Jane Herber ’03 (Humanistic Studies) was honored as the 2018 recipient of the Daniel Whitney Award, presented by the Greater Green Bay Chamber. The annual award is given to the Chamber’s volunteer of the year. She has volunteered in several capacities for the Leadership Green Bay program, and is known for her long-time role with the local history and genealogy department at the Brown County Library. She has also served on numerous boards of directors including the Brown County Historical Society, De Pere Historical Society, National Railroad Museum and Wisconsin State Genealogical Society. Learn more about the award.

LatinX: Beyond the Gender Binary, Tuesday, Oct. 2

When did Latino become Latinx? What does the X mean? Get your questions answered at this engaging workshop that contextualizes the use of the terms “Hispanic,” “Latina/o,” to present-day “Latinx,” exploring how “Latinx” crafts space beyond the gender binary towards greater inclusivity. The event, Tuesday, Oct. 2 is free and open to the public.

-Session #1: 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., 1965 Room, University Union
-Session #2: 7:30-9:30 p.m., Alumni Room (103), University Union

Sponsored by the Office of Student Life, Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs, Pride Center, Diversity Task Force and Inclusive Excellence. For more information, contact Claudia Guzmán: guzmanc@uwgb.edu  or 920-465-2464.

Wind Ensemble, Studio Orchestra and Symphonic Band to perform at Weidner Center on Friday, Oct. 19

Presented by UW-Green Bay Music, the Wind Ensemble, Studio Orchestra and Symphonic Band will be performing at the Weidner Center on Friday, Oct. 19, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. Seating is general admission on the main floor. Student tickets are free at the venue box office. Purchase tickets.

Join conductor Associate Prof. Kevin Collins (Music) as he directs the UW-Green Bay’s Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band and Orchestra for an evening of exciting symphonic music. The Symphonic Band features students from all over campus and performs a high quality and entertaining repertoire. The Wind Ensemble is UW-Green Bay’s premiere concert band, performing a wide range of challenging repertoire both solo and with the UW-Green Bay Orchestra, comprised primarily of stringed instruments. View UW-Green Bay Music’s calendar of events.

Faculty note: Prof. Regan Gurung publishes book on health psychology

UW-Green Bay Ben & Joyce Rosenberg Prof. Regan A. R. Gurung (Psychology & Human Development) recently published a new book, “Health Psychology: Well-Being in a Diverse World.” The book introduces students to the main topics and issues in health psychology through a unique perspective focused on diversity. Learn more.

UW-Green Bay Theatre and Dance invites you to attend ‘The Revolutionists’

“The Revolutionists,” written by Lauren Gunderson and directed by Prof. Laura Riddle (Theatre), will be hitting the stage on Oct. 12-13 and 18-19-20, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. at the University Theatre, Theatre Hall, located on the UW-Green Bay campus. Taking place during the Reign of Terror in Paris, France, the play follows playwright Olympe de Gouges, assassin Charlotte Corday, Haitian activist Marianne Angelle and former queen Marie Antoinette as they hang out before each of them loses their head.

Tickets can be purchased online, in person at the University Ticketing and Information Center located in UW-Green Bay’s University Union or by phone at 920-465-2400. View the calendar of UW-Green Bay Theatre and Dance’s mainstage and studio events

Applications for Instructional Development Institute due by Friday, Oct. 24

The Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning (CATL) and the Instructional Development Council at UW-Green Bay invites applicants to lead workshops and give presentations at the January Instructional Development Institute on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019. All materials must be submitted by Friday, Oct. 24, 2018. Learn more.

Faculty note: Associate Prof. Marcelo Cruz publishes article

UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Marcelo Cruz (Public and Environmental Affairs) has recently co-authored co-authored a study comparing the urban morphologies of Green Bay, Wisconsin and Albacete, Spain, which was published in the Ería Journal of Geography. The citation: “Transformations of intermediate size cities in the U.S. and Spain: the cases of Green Bay (USA) and Albacete (Spain), co-authored with Francisco Cebrian Abellán in Ería Revista Cuatrimestral de Geograpfia, Vol. 2, pp 183-203, Oviedo, Spain, 2018.