Reminder: Flu vaccine available

Set up an appointment for the seasonal flu vaccine by having your campus ID# or Faculty/Staff ID# available. It’s the one on your ID card that starts with 6017200… only the last 9 digits needed), then call the Counseling and Health Center at 920-465-2380. Cost: $20 for students and $25 for faculty and staff. Payment can be made by cash, check, or Pass Points (no credit or debit cards).

Chancellor has authorized office closures Friday, Nov. 23, but follow policy, please

Consistent with HR 14-17-3 Office Hours and Institutional Closure Policy, Chancellor Gary L. Miller has authorized the closure of offices, Friday, Nov. 23, 2018 for all four UW-Green Bay campuses. Please review the policy for specific application to your area. If you choose to work on that date, you must receive approval from your immediate supervisor and may be subject to reassignment based on institutional needs. Please note that areas which are identified as essential functions under the policy will be required to be staffed on that date. The provision of essential services on the branch campuses will be covered by the Green Bay Campus offices. Any employee who elects not to work Friday, Nov. 23, 2018 must take applicable paid time off or leave for this date, as this institutional closure does not represent an additional holiday. Please direct any questions regarding the application of this policy to your immediate supervisor. If questions remain, please contact the Human Resources Department for further assistance.

-The Cofrin Library and Informational Technology divisions have announced that they will be closed on Friday, Nov. 23, 2018.

 

Prof. Martin releases two new podcasts

Two new podcasts from Prof. Ryan Martin’s “All the Rage” are now posted. The second episode of the series, Losing Control, features co-hosts Prof. Martin and Dean Chuck Rybak, interviewing cognitive neuroscientist Assistant Prof. Jason Cowell (Psychology), as they investigate just what happens in our brains when we get angry. The second podcast features host Krynn Hanold of Indented interviewing Associate Prof. Rebecca Nesvet (Humanities) and Associate Prof. Jessica Van Slooten (Humanities) about Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley’s Frankenstein. For more info check out the UW-Green Bay English program page.

 

 

 

 

Comments requested for policy modifications to review academic programs

The UW System Office of Academic and Student Affairs seeks review and comment of recommended modifications to four policies. Three policies present technical modifications, necessitated by the UW System Restructuring Initiative and accreditation requirements. One policy presents substantive modifications, necessitated by campus requests for a consistent process to review academic degree programs:

Your feedback is desired. Click the link for the policy. Submit and view comments. Contact UW System faculty representative Christine Vandenhouten with questions.

Chamber’s young professional group has fundraiser next week (Nov. 6)

The Greater Green Bay Chamber’s Young Professional Advisory Council (YPAC), a committee of Current – Young Professionals, is hosting its sixth Greater Green Bay S.O.U.P. on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Green Bay Distillery. Greater Green Bay S.O.U.P. is a creative, collaborative and fun approach towards crowdfunding local urban projects to add unique touches or meaningful programming to our community. After the five community-based projects give brief presentations, participants will enjoy a bowl of soup and cast their ballots for their favorite project. The project with the most votes will receive the night’s proceeds. Each S.O.U.P. event has had more than 100 people attending, raising more than $1,000. Public is invited. $5 admission at the door. Show your support of local community projects that make the Greater Green Bay area an exceptional place to live. Projects to be presented:
-Laundry Love – Green Bay
-The Green Bay Shoe Closet
-Earn a Bike Program
-ARTpower
-Brown County UW Extension Teen Farmers’ Market Program

 

Please take the high-impact practices (HIP)

UW-Green Bay was selected as one of several campuses to participate in a NASH High-Impact Practices (HIPs) grant awarded to the UW System. The next step for the grant leadership team is to gather information on how HIPs are currently understood, supported and assessed in UW-Green Bay’s curricular and co-curricular programs. Please complete the survey to assist the grant leadership team, especially if your program is interested in participating further in the grant.

Shorewood’s 2018 outdoor golf season coming to a close

Friday, Nov. 2, 2018 will be the last outdoor golf day of the season at Shorewood Golf Course.  The Clubhouse restaurant will also close on Friday, Nov. 2, 2018 to daily activity but will remain open and available for special events and activities over the winter months. Indoor golf on the TruGolf Simulator will open the week after Thanksgiving. Contact Rick Warpinski at warpinsr@uwgb.edu to inquire about clubhouse use and arranging for time on the simulator over the winter months.

ROTC drill and training to take place today (Nov. 1)

On Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018 from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., UW-Green Bay Military Science will be conducting movement drills in the wooded area between the South Circle and Main Entrances off of Nicolet Drive and the disc golf course area. Participants will park in Wood Hall lot and you should expect to see participants in military uniform, camouflage and civilian clothing. No simulated weapons will be used in this training exercise. The movement drills will have students moving in line and wedge formations. Any students, staff or faculty that have concerns should contact the ROTC faculty members that will be present at the training or the Assistant Prof. of Military Science at Jeremy.bourque@snc.edu or Military Science instructor SFC Nathan Preder at predern@uwgb.edu.

Shorewood Golf Course Grounds Crew

Shorewood Golf Course recognized as best in state

The awards keep adding up for UW-Green Bay’s Shorewood Golf Course. The Golf Course Owners of Wisconsin (GCOW) has once again recognized Shorewood, and this year it is for Golf Course Appearance and Maintenance. “Course Superintendent Nate Rusch and his grounds crew team do exceptional work with the resources available,” said Rick Warpinski, UW-Green Bay’s Director of Shorewood and the University Union. “Customers routinely comment on the quality of the course’s playing conditions and are amazed this nine-hole course on a college campus is so well maintained.” This award adds to the lists of awards from GCOW including two-time State of Wisconsin Nine-Hole Course of the Year (2008 and 2016). See the full list of award winners who will be recognized November 13, 2018.