Daily Archives: May 17, 2019

05/17/2019 - Entrepreneur in Residence featured in Biz Times

Aaron Kennedy is known nationwide for being the founder and CEO of Noodles & Company, and successfully leading Colorado with branding and marketing campaigns. Now the UW-Madison graduate is the Entrepreneur-in-Residence at UW-Green Bay. Kennedy’s enter the effort to help Green Bay attract more startups and scale-ups was announced late April. With an alliance including […]

Posted Fri, May. 17, 2019 at 7:26am in News by Sue Bodilly

05/17/2019 - Elder Napos discusses the origin of Wisconsin’s name

Ever wonder how Wisconsin got its name? So did Josie Dunn, a student at Mineral Point Elementary School. Turns out, it is not a simple question to answer. The name Wisconsin comes from the Algonquian language family spoken by tribes such as the Menominee, but the pronunciation is not the same today. A UW-Green Bay […]

Posted Fri, May. 17, 2019 at 7:23am in News by Sue Bodilly

05/17/2019 - Assoc. Lecturer Alan Kopischke in ‘The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey’

UW-Green Bay Associate Lecturer Alan Kopischke (Theatre and Dance), will be seen in the role of a detective who reveals the story of Leonard Pelkey, a teenage boy gone missing, in a Third Avenue Playhouse’s performance “The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey” in Sturgeon Bay.  Recently Kopischke directed “Julius Caesar” for UW-Green Bay Theatre. See […]

Posted Fri, May. 17, 2019 at 7:21am in Media Coverage by Sue Bodilly

05/17/2019 - Marinette Campus students arranged supervised demonstration in Marinette

UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus students are authorized by the Marinette Police Department Capt. Victor Thedick to perform a supervised parade in downtown Marinette on Friday afternoon, May 17. The purpose of the parade is to show that not all demonstrations are “bad.” See more from the Eagle Herald Extra.

Posted Fri, May. 17, 2019 at 7:18am in Media Coverage by Sue Bodilly

05/17/2019 - Small Business Development Center grant

The Log is posting grants what were awarded in the last year… Congratulations to Tara Carr, Director of the Small Business Development Center, on being awarded $123,969 from the Small Business Administration for the project titled, “Wisconsin Small Business Development Center” last July. The Small Business Development Center is a program within the UW Division […]

Posted Fri, May. 17, 2019 at 7:15am in Announcements by Editorial Student

05/17/2019 - NBC26 talks Weidner Center line-up

Weidner Center announced its 2019-20 lineup on Wednesday, May 15. Some highlights include Broadway’s RENT and the new Weidner Philharmonic’s take on “Casablanca: An American Classic” live. See the story by NBC26.

Posted Fri, May. 17, 2019 at 7:10am in Media Coverage by Sue Bodilly

05/17/2019 - Marinette Campus Commencement on Monday, May 20

UW-Green Bay’s Marinette Campus will hold its commencement on Monday, May 20 at 7 p.m. in the Herbert L. Williams Theatre on campus. Fifty-six students will graduate with an associate’s degree, and two international students will receive certificates in completion of their exchange through Youth for Understanding, a non-profit organization with programs in over 50 […]

Posted Fri, May. 17, 2019 at 6:51am in Media Coverage by Sue Bodilly

05/17/2019 - Laona High School Senior is a future Phoenix, acquiring welding certificate

Jade Kitchmaster, a Leona High School senior, among other students in a pilot program acquiring their Nicolet College welding diploma, are busy building a new steel welcome arch for Leona cemetery. The pilot program allows students to advance in their college welding checklist while still in school. After high school Kitchmaster plans to attend UW-Green […]

Posted Fri, May. 17, 2019 at 6:51am in News by Sue Bodilly

05/17/2019 - Weidner Center announces 2019-2020 season

This season the Weidner Center audience is treated to a new philharmonic orchestra, composed of UW-Green Bay faculty and Northeast Wisconsin orchestral musicians. The theme for 2019-20 season is “Connection”, which is planned to showcase through Broadway’s RENT (October 9), the Russian Ballet Theatre’s “Swan Lake” (October 25) and Cirque Dreams Holidaze to kick off […]

Posted Fri, May. 17, 2019 at 6:51am in Media Coverage by Sue Bodilly

05/17/2019 - Critic at Large Warren Gerds talks Weidner season

Weidner Center announced its schedule for 2019-20 season on Wednesday, May 15. Chancellor Gary L. Miller announced the new Weidner Philharmonic orchestra. This season’s theme is “Connection”, which is intended to show through a variety of performances. See more at wearegreenbay.com.

Posted Fri, May. 17, 2019 at 6:50am in Media Coverage by Sue Bodilly