Business Week 2019 presents opportunities for all UW-Green Bay students

One didn’t have to be a business student to take advantage of a number of “Business Week” events the past few weeks including Dine Like a Professional Etiquette Lunch, the Spring Job and Internship Fair, business and elevator pitches contests, networking receptions, and more. Business Week 2019, is co-presented by the Austin E. Cofrin School of Business and Career Services and is in its ninth year. The success of Business Week depends on the outstanding community and business support which as enabled more than 1,000 UW-Green Bay students to network with business leaders and learn the finer points of interacting as business professionals. Business Week 2019 culminates with the keynote address and Networking Dinner at the Weidner Center on April 9, when business leaders and top students engage in an evening of conversation and learning. Stuart McKee, chief technology officer, state/local government for Microsoft, is the featured speaker.

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Business Week 2019

– Photos by Liesl Sigourney and Kimberly Vlies, Marketing and University Communication

March 25-26 Art Agency Sale open to students, faculty, alumni

Art Agency Art Sale Poster
Art Agency Art Sale Poster

Art Agency, the UW-Green Bay visual arts advocacy student group, is extending an invitation for faculty/staff and alumni to participate in its fourth biannual art sale on March 25 and 26, 2019 in the University Union Phoenix C from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The sale is both an opportunity for students, faculty/staff and alumni to sell work while generating a small profit to help fund Art Agency. Commission will be 10% for students and 25% for alumni and faculty participants. All mediums are welcome. There is no need to be present the day of the event, Art Agency students will be staffing the sale. Reserve a spot with Art Agency President, Nora Klein, via email at

Phoenix Studios has a new show called ‘Humanities Plus’

Phoenix Studios has a new show called Humanities Plus and student-host Rachel Scray (Digital and Public Humanities/History/Arts Management) kicks off the first episode by interviewing Chuck Rybak, dean of the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. This episode focuses on the question: “Digital and Public Humanities: What’s the Deal?” and Scray wrote a follow-up blog post.

UW-Green Bay Music presents Jazz Ensembles this Thursday (March 14)

Jazz Ensembles, presented by UW-Green Bay Music, are set to perform on Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. in the University Theatre located in UW-Green Bay’s Theatre Hall. Led by directors Adam Gaines and John Salerno, UW-Green Bay has a long enjoyed a tradition of excellence in jazz and hosts UW-Green Bay Jazz Fest, one of the oldest of its kind in Wisconsin. Jazz Ensembles I & II will be joined for this performance by the UW-Green Bay Jazz Combo and the Vocal Jazz Ensemble to perform traditional swing, original arrangements and many other contemporary styles. Purchase tickets and learn more.

New ‘Serious Fun’ podcasts are ready for your listening pleasure

Serious Fun Podcast Art
Serious Fun Podcast

Do you want to have some “Serious Fun”? Associate Prof. Bryan Carr (Communication, Information Science, Women & Gender Studies) announces that two of his Serious Fun podcasts are live:

The first is a recording of a post-screening discussion of the film “BlacKkKlansman” with Carr and UW-Green Bay Professor Vince Lowery (History) and several members of the UW-Green Bay community.

The second is a discussion of the brand new film “Captain Marvel”, its feminist themes, and the complex comics history of the character with CU-Boulder media studies professor J. Richard Stevens.

Serious Fun is available on SoundCloud, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, and probably other places you can get podcasts too. You can also check out the other Phoenix Studios network podcasts at

Spread the word: New Master of Athletic Training program is now enrolling for June

Do you know a graduating senior, a recent graduate, or someone who wants to change careers? Spread the word about UW-Green Bay’s brand-new Master of Athletic Training program. Classes for the first cohort of students begin in June 2019. Athletic trainers are health care professionals who specialize in preventing, recognizing, managing and rehabilitating injuries resulting from physical activity. As part of the complete healthcare team, the certified athletic trainer works under the direction of a licensed physician, and in cooperation with other healthcare professionals, athletics administrators, coaches and parents. Athletic trainers may be found in a variety of settings such as: high school, collegiate, professional athletics, rehabilitation or industrial clinics and military instillation. See the full release.

Reminder: Point/Counterpoint set for Wednesday, April 3 at Weidner Center

Point/Counterpoint – Featuring Political Strategists David Axelrod and Karl Rove will take place at the Weidner Center on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at 6 p.m. This event is designed to provide and promote civil, non-partisan and thought provoking conversation about election polling and strategy, politicians and presidents, red and blue culture, the state of our democracy, the media and more. David Axelrod is a preeminent American political strategist and commentator and the former chief strategist and senior advisor to President Barack Obama. Karl Rove, an iconic political strategist and one of the most sought-after political pundits of our time, served as Senior Advisor to President George W. Bush and Deputy Chief of Staff. Registration for this free event is required.

Students receive scholarships for ‘Love is Love’ exhibit in 407 Gallery

Positive Voice, a local non-profit LGBTQ+ outreach and support group, sponsored a student art exhibition in UW-Green Bay’s 407 Gallery, with scholarship money awarded to participants. The exhibition was titled “Love is Love.” Congratulations to Positive Voice scholarship awardees (front row, left to right) Nora Wesner, Emily Hansen, Savannah Mikle and Tommy Mlodzik. Also pictured are Positive Voice board members Lloyd Schaefer Anna Grunseth and Associate Prof. Dan Meinhardt (Biology), back row, left to right.

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Photo submitted by Kayla Bauer

Faculty advisors in Cofrin School of Business to complete a faculty advising certificate

All faculty who serve as a faculty advisors in the Austin E. Cofrin School of Business will complete a training certificate program created by the School’s Student Success Advisor, Kay Voss. This certificate program administered in Canvas will help advisors learn how to guide students through their college experience. Faculty advisors will acquire the basic information to help students navigate the University and program requirements. Advisors will apply their knowledge to help all students have a meaningful college experience that rises above mere credentialing or box checking.

Learning Objectives:
1.  Learners will gain a better understanding of our students at UW-Green Bay.
2.  Participants will learn how to plan and conduct successful advising sessions in line with UW-Green Bay standards and differentiate between prescriptive and developmental advising models
3.  Participants will gain knowledge for advising as a teaching tool and provide needed resource information.
4.  Participants will create high impact experiences that will translate into greater retention.