Sandy Cohen III Men's Basketball

GB men’s basketball advances to CIT quarterfinal, hosts CSU Bakersfield Friday at Kress

Green Bay men’s basketball dominated Florida International, 98-68, in the second round of the CIT on Tuesday evening (March 26, 2019) to advance to the quarterfinals. The Phoenix (19-16) will host CSU Bakersfield (18-15) at the Kress Center for a 6 p.m. tip time on Friday (March 29) evening. Senior Sandy Cohen III nearly notched a triple double with 20 points, 10 rebounds and 8 assists. It’s the fifth time in his last six games that Cohen has scored at least 20 points. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased by calling 920-465-2625, online or in person at the Kress Events Center box office from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Seating will be general admission with the lower bowl reserved for season ticket holders. General fans can purchase tickets in the upper bowl and if space allows, will be allowed to move down a little after tip-off.

Season Ticket Holders:

If you are a season ticket holder, you should have received an email with a special promo code when ordering tickets. Please provide this code when ordering online, in person or over the phone. If you did not receive this email, please contact the KEC box office at 920-465-2625

CIT Ticket Prices:

  • Lower Bowl Adult: $10 (Season ticket holders only – use promo code found in email)
  • Lower Bowl Youth (17 & under): $5 (Season ticket holders only – use promo code in email)
  • Upper Bowl Adult: $10
  • Upper Bowl Youth (17 & under): $5

Shawn Anthony Robinson returns to campus as ‘Dr. Dyslexia Dude’ April 2

The Phoenix Bookstore and Office of Student Life will be hosting a reading and book signing by former UW-Green Bay employee Shawn Robinson, Ph.D., for his book “Dr. Dyslexia Dude” at 6 p.m. April 2, 2019 in The Phoenix Bookstore. Robinson worked at UW-Green Bay for a number of years and mentored many students in the Green Bay Area Public Schools.

“‘Doctor Dyslexia Dude’ is a compelling story of an African-American boy who is also a colorful superhero with dyslexia. The capped character is autobiographically based on the painful, early life experiences of Robinson. Robinson and his co-author, Inshirah Robinson R.N., are parents who say their goal is to empower students in special education to stay encouraged and know they too can achieve greatness! These stories are designed to open the mind of young students with dyslexia to the possibilities life offers – all while living worthwhile, productive and successful live. Overall, ‘Dr. Dyslexia Dude’ is and exciting, colorful, often humorous and relevant source of hope and inspiration for kids, parents, and teachers.”

WiSys Quick Pitch set for Wednesday, April 3, Green Bay Campus

The WiSys Quick Pitch will be taking place in UW-Green Bay’s Mary Ann Cofrin Hall (MAC) Room 224 from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Attendees will be able to listen to seven three-minute innovative and entrepreneurial pitches from students and learn how their research will impact the community and may one day benefit the local economy and/or society.

The students and presentations:

  • Nahida Akhtar (Chemistry) and Ben Fredeen (Chemistry) presenting on: “Magnetic Nanoparticles”
  • Alison Bahena (Psychology) presenting on: “Executive Function in a Normative Population with Psychosis-like Symptoms using ERP”
  • Halee Behrens (Biology) and Katlyn Tappy (Natural and Applied Sciences) presenting on: “Discovery of Antibiotic-Producing Soil Bacteria with Broad-Spectrum Activity”
  • Daijana Carrasco (Psychology, Human Development) presenting on: “Senior Center Cruise”
  • Akanshka Gurtu (Chemistry) presenting on: “Potable Water”
  • Charity Joy (Business Administration) presenting on: “Team Building Yoga”
  • Noah Redfearn (Business Administration) presenting on: “Do you Seriously Care About the Environment?”
  • Zach Zeutzius (Business Administration) presenting on: “Bookbates”

Judges:

  • Associate Prof. Bryan Carr (Communication, Information Science)
  • Assistant Prof. Vallari Chandna (Management)
  • Dean John Katers (College of Science, Engineering and Technology)

Winners of the Quick Pitch competition will receive a cash prize ($250 for first place and $125 for second place), with the first place winner qualifying to present their pitch and compete in the state final at the 11th annual WSTS Symposium at UW-Stout from July 22-23, 2019.

Claudia Guzmán affirms UW-Green Bay is the place to be

UW-Green Bay Director of Student Life, Claudia Guzmán, has been recognized once again for her efforts to enhance the college experience for UW-Green Bay students. Guzmán has been in her role at UW-Green Bay for more than a year, and has a strong motivation to use her voice to advocate for the students and the community. Learn more about Guzmán from Fox Valley 365.

UW-Green Bay alumnus featured in “Wisconsin State Farmer”

UW-Green Bay alumnus Brad Pfaff (Public Administration, Business Administration), Secretary-designee of the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection, was featured in the Wisconsin State Farmer. Pfaff is looking forward to serving “the farmers of Wisconsin and the rural communities of the state.” Read more.

Final call: Complete faculty/instructor capstone experience survey

Associate Prof. Caroline Boswell (Humanities) and co-investigators are engaging in a multi-institutional study that researches the influences on instructors’ design, teaching and facilitation of culminating experiences for students often known as “capstone experiences.” To help them understand this better, please take this anonymous survey, consisting of mostly Likert scale closed-ended questions. This survey should take approximately 20 minutes. Your participation is completely voluntary but will be most appreciated by your colleagues at The College of Idaho, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, The University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, University of South Florida St. Petersburg and UW-Green Bay who are conducting this research. IRB approval at all five research sites has been secured.