Need we remind you? Give BIG Green Bay

What a great opportunity for UW-Green Bay’s Cofrin Memorial Arboretum to receive some upgrades. Serving as an outdoor classroom and a recreational trail, the arboretum also greatly enhances the beauty of UW-Green Bay. Donations through the Give BIG Green Bay campaign, Feb. 20-21 (noon to noon), will be matched, in part, by the Green Bay Packers and the Greater Green Bay Community Foundation. Check out the profile. During that 24-hour period, you will also be able to text-to-give: Simply text GIVE to 31011.

 

 

UW-Green Bay announces music scholarship auditions to be held on Sheboygan Campus

GREEN BAY – The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay has announced that the UW-Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus will be holding music scholarship auditions on Saturday, Mar. 9, 2019 on the UW-Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus. Anyone interested in scholarship opportunities for Fall 2019 may audition.

Students should be prepared to perform two contrasting works of movements. There will be a short sight-reading test, a brief ear training test and a theory test. A typical audition piece consists of a WSMA class A solo or other comparable work. Scholarships for students may be awarded to incoming music majors. A minimum GPA of 3.0 and an ACT score of at least 20 is required to be eligible for a music scholarship. Students must be admitted to UW-Green Bay before being accepted as a Music major. Learn more about the audition process.

As one University with four campuses, faculty, ensembles and experiences can be shared like never before. Regardless of the campus students choose, this is a great opportunity to audition for a music scholarship.

Questions can be directed towards UW-Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus Associate Prof. Christy Talbott (Music) at talbottc@uwgb.edu or UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. Bill Sallak (Music) at sallakw@uwgb.edu.

About the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is a comprehensive public institution offering undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs to nearly 8,000 students with campus locations in Green Bay, Marinette, Manitowoc and Sheboygan. Established in 1965 on the border of Green Bay, the University and its campuses are centers of cultural enrichment, innovation and learning. The Green Bay campus is home to one of the Midwest’s most prolific performing arts centers, a nationally recognized 4,000-seat student recreation center, an award-winning nine-hole golf course and a five-mile recreational trail and arboretum, which is free and open to the public. This four-campus University transforms lives and communities through student-focused teaching and research, innovative learning opportunities, powerful connections and a problem-solving approach to education. UW-Green Bay’s main campus is centrally located, close to both the Door County resort area and the dynamic economies of Northeast Wisconsin, the Fox Valley region and the I-43 corridor. UW-Green Bay offers in-demand programs in science, engineering and technology; business; health, education and social welfare; and arts, humanities and social sciences. For more information, visit www.uwgb.edu.

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Reminder: Sophomore Visit Day, Wednesday, Feb. 20

On Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019, the Green Bay Campus is hosting a Sophomore Visit Day and is expecting more than 350 Wisconsin sophomores. These high school students, lead by current UW-Green Bay students, will visit portions of campus and will rotate among sessions allowing them to experience engaging sessions from faculty members and the fun of campus life. Please be sure to welcome the groups of students that you see around campus!

Professional development workshop rescheduled for Tuesday, Mar. 5

Professional development workshops are offered through the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at UW-Green Bay’s 2018-2019 Supervisory Leadership Certificate Program. The workshops “Pathways and Pitfalls Leading to a Higher Level of Teamwork and Collaboration in Your Workplace” has been rescheduled due to a snowstorm to Tuesday, Mar. 5, 2019 and “Practical and Tactical Best Practices in Business Sustainability” is scheduled for Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2019 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Startup Hub, 2701 Larsen Road, Green Bay. Cost of this workshop includes instruction, material, morning refreshments and lunch. For more information on registration, visit the website, email sbdc@uwgb.edu or call 920-496-2117.

Faculty note: Prof. Phil Clampitt contributed to two projects related to Comm Week

UW-Green Bay Prof. Phillip G. Clampitt (Blair Endowed Chair of Communication) follows up on his Journal of Leadership Studies’ article (co-authored with Bob DeKoch), “Smart Leadership Communication in the Age of Mobile Phones” with two projects:

  1. Presenting, with the student director of Comm Week, Danielle Shea, a workshop open to the public, “Leading across Generational Gaps.” Wednesday, Feb. 20, 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Alumni Room, UW-Green Bay’s University Union.
  2. Produced with Danielle Shea and Mike Schmidt (IT), Clampitt presents three YouTube videos that will be premiered at the workshop that highlight how different generations search for information, connect with others and make decisions:

Cofrin School of Business Spring Speaker Series begins Tuesday, Feb. 26

The Cofrin School of Business student organizations are co-sponsoring two upcoming events:

  • How to Begin Investing: Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Mary Ann Cofrin Hall in Room 109. Speaker: Daniel Cape, Financial Advisor, Cape Financial Group.
  • How Artificial Intelligence Will Affect Your Future Job: Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2019 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Mary Ann Cofrin Hall in Room 109. Speaker: Oliver Buechse, My Strategy Source.

Students in all majors are invited.

Provost Leadership Profile and Position Announcement now posted

The Provost Leadership Profile and Position Announcement are now posted to the Provost Search and Screen website. As the search firm and search committee continues its work of building the candidate pool, nominations of candidates are welcome from the UW-Green Bay community, and may be submitted in confidence to Shelley Feather at shelleyfeather@greenwoodsearch.com at Greenwood/Asher and Associates or Chair Sheryl Van Gruensven at vangrues@uwgb.edu.

Load-in for ‘Lombardi’ at Weidner Center has begun

Both Fox 11 and WBAY were at the Weidner Center this week, capturing preparations for “Lombardi” at the Weidner Center from Friday, Feb. 22, 2019 through Sunday, Mar. 10, 2019. As the Weidner Center’s first fully-produced show, the play offers a tribute to the 100th season of the Green Bay Packers. Though football’s Super Bowl trophy is named for him, few know the real story of Vince Lombardi, the man — his inspirations, his passions and ability to drive people to achieve what they never thought possible. Learn more and purchase tickets.