Daily Archives: May 18, 2019

05/18/2019 - Capping off their degrees

UWGB Phoenix motarboard

After four years (more or less), every college student has a few things to say about their motivation, inspiration and aspirations. Mortarboard messages were in abundance at Saturday’s UW-Green Bay Commencement Ceremony as students once again used their heads to share messages of gratitude and more with family, friends and faculty in attendance at the University’s 99th Commencement […]

Posted Sat, May. 18, 2019 at 3:26pm in News by Janet Bonkowski

05/18/2019 - Commencement photos: Soaring like a Phoenix

cady-jordan-at-commencement

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay was in full force on Saturday, May 18, 2019. With about 700 graduates choosing to participate in Commencement, supported by nearly 3,500 guests in the Kress Events Center, the ceremony had its fun and its formalities. And the excitement and possibilities for about 900 graduates who were eligible to graduate […]

Posted Sat, May. 18, 2019 at 3:26pm in Close-ups by Sue Bodilly

05/18/2019 - Researcher and collaborator Alex Godoy-Faúndez, bestowed an honorary degree

Researcher and collaborator Alex Godoy-Faúndez, bestowed an honorary degree

A dedicated and brilliant scientist with a strong focus on finding new solutions to understanding complex environmental and resource management problems. A rare leader and a collaborator. An internationally recognized expert who is bringing science and engineering research into the policy-making decision process. A professional who embodies the mission and spirit of UW-Green Bay. A […]

Posted Sat, May. 18, 2019 at 2:34pm in News by Sue Bodilly

05/18/2019 - Graduating Class Speaker Yuntlekalau McLester encourages graduates to be purposeful

Graduating Class Speaker Yuntlekalau McLester encourages graduates to be purposeful

UW-Green Bay Student Speaker Yuntlekalau McLester began her commencement remarks at the beginning, introducing herself to family, friends and fellow graduates in her native Oneida language and ending in song with a message for graduates: Shekoli Swakweku “I=kelhe taetwatunlunha Evangeline yutatyatskwe akhsothak< Tsyosha>aht yutatyats aknulha Yuntle>kala=& niyukyats, wakkwaho niwakitalot<, Onyote>a=ka niwakatuh<tsyot< ohkale Talu>kowahne thenakle> Hello […]

Posted Sat, May. 18, 2019 at 2:14pm in News by Sue Bodilly

05/18/2019 - Allman asks grads to consider ‘servant leader’ approach

Allman commencement speaker

With an energy level akin to the official christening of a new ship or rolling a new car model off the assembly line, Jan Allman, president and CEO of Fincantieri Marinette Marine, encouraged graduating seniors to live a life of servant leadership and to do so with their whole hearts. Allman concluded her enthusiastic remarks, […]

Posted Sat, May. 18, 2019 at 2:05pm in Go Green! by Sue Bodilly

05/18/2019 - Josh Vollmar recognized as UW-Green Bay’s ‘Most Outstanding Student’

Joshua Vollmar

Being good at something is one thing. Being passionate about learning is another. Outstanding Student Award Recipient, Joshua Vollmar, came to appreciate the difference after taking an Introduction to Human Biology class, realizing that learning about health science while sharing compassion through active volunteerism were key to how he wanted to build his future career. […]

Posted Sat, May. 18, 2019 at 2:01pm in News by Editorial Student