Academic Staff updates, meeting times and request for feedback

Members of the Academic Staff Committee (ASC) remind you that the next meeting is Wednesday, Oct. 23  at 1:30 p.m. in Cofrin Library 735, Green Bay Campus. Skype is available. Find the agenda, here.

Winter Assembly: Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2018  3 to 4:30 p.m. in the Christie Theatre, University Union, Green Bay Campus (Skype will be available). The agenda will include updates from Interim Chancellor Sheryl Van Gruensven, Provost Alexander as well as Human Resources and AS Committee updates

The Academic Staff Committee has been asked to give any feedback to Provost Alexander on the Academic Affairs Strategic Priorities on  https://www.uwgb.edu/academic-affairs-strategic-priorities/. Please share feedback to Lynn Niemi, chair of Academic Staff Committee by Monday, Dec. 2, 2019.

If you have any questions that you are not comfortable asking Human Resources or University leadership directly, please feel free to contact any member of the 2019-20 Academic Staff Committee:

Lynn Niemi, director of Disability Services (Chair)
Sherri Arendt, director of Learning Center (Vice Chair)
Jamee Haslam, senior advisor, Financial Aid
Bao Sengkhammee, multicultural advisor, MESA
Pat Hicks, senior lecturer
Lynn Rotter, manager of University Ticketing
Anthony Sigismondi, academic librarian, Manitowoc Campus

 

Largest enrollment reported at UW-Green Bay despite decline across UW System | #wearegreenbay.com#

Preliminary enrollment for the University of Wisconsin System for fall of 2019 is down 2.6 percent than last year, but UW-Green Bay is reporting its largest enrollment in institutional history. While the System is experiencing this decline, UW-Green Bay’s four locations are seeing a 3.4 percent increase. At the Green Bay campus alone, enrollment has increased 9.7 percent. “The total enrollment of the University’s four locations, including campuses in Marinette, Manitowoc, and Sheboygan, is 8,873,” says UW-Green Bay. See more via Largest enrollment reported at UW-Green Bay despite decline across UW System | #wearegreenbay.com#.

Women’s basketball: UW-Green Bay, Wright State co-favorites in Horizon League | Green Bay Press-Gazette

The Green Bay women’s basketball team did not win the Horizon League regular-season title for the first time in two decades last season, but it didn’t lose any respect in league circles. Green Bay and Wright State were picked as co-favorites in the preseason poll released by the Horizon League on Thursday. Both teams received 91 points and four first-place votes. It’s the 12th straight season Green Bay has been picked as a preseason favorite. See more via Women’s basketball: UW-Green Bay, Wright State co-favorites in Horizon League | Green Bay Press-Gazette.

UW-Green Bay reports largest enrollment in campus history | WLUK

The Phoenix flock at UW-Green Bay is the largest it has ever been. UW-Green Bay says the total enrollment at its Green Bay campus grew 9.7% from last year. Breaking the Green Bay campus record, 8,098 students are enrolled for classes in the 2019 fall semester. See more via UW-Green Bay reports largest enrollment in campus history | WLUK.

SBDC client, Metal Art of Wisconsin, is celebrating expansion

Small Business Development Center client, Metal Art of Wisconsin, has a lot to celebrate! Building a garage business to a 15,000 square foot factory, owner Shane Henderson has grown his business exponentially in the past few years. Shane participated in the SBDC’s Entrepreneurial Training Program in Sheboygan, facilitated by Director Tara Carr.  Following the class, Shane has worked with Senior Business Consultant David Stauffacher addressing production inefficiencies and financial projections.  In 2019, Shanewon the Entrepreneurial Achievement Award for Manitowoc County for his business success and starting the veteran program Flags for Fortitude program.  Read more about Shane Henderson and the cool products Metal Art of Wisconsin offers.

 

SASU is hosting an eggroll fundraiser

The Southeast Asian Student Union is holding a Fall 2019 Eggroll Fundraiser. Order here. Every year the fundraiser helps pay for conferences and the hosting of other SASU events. If you have any questions about the fundraiser please feel free to email sosasu@uwgb.edu.

SASU Fall 2019 Eggroll Fundraiser
Eggroll Order Dates: Now till Thursday, Oct 31, 2019
Eggroll Order Cost: $15/dozen
Eggroll Order Payment:

Payments can be made on these dates in the Garden Café booth through a SASU member:

Wednesday, Oct.  23 from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 24 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 25 from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

 

 

 

Eggroll Pickup Dates:

 

Eggrolls will be available to pick up on these dates. FRESH pickup will be held in the Union by Chartswell Kitchen and FROZEN pickup will be held in the University Union Rm 125.

 

Saturday, November 2nd (FRESH) 6pm-7pm
Monday, November 4th (FROZEN) 9:30am-2pm in UU Rm 125
Tuesday, November 5th (FROZEN) 11am-4pm in UU Rm 125

 

Wednesday, November 6th (FROZEN) 2:30pm-5pm in MESA

 

(If you are unable to make these payments or pickup dates, please email us back at sosasu@uwgb.edu to arrange the date and time.)

 

Thank you from the Southeast Asian Student Union!

UW-Green Bay professor leads study of bay’s bottom dwellers | Green Bay Press-Gazette Online

UW-Green Bay Assistant Scientist Christoper Houghton and various graduate and undergraduate students are currently working on a Sea Grant-funded project on the benthos of lower Green Bay. Photos of their hard word can be found via UWGB professor leads study of bay’s bottom dwellers | Green Bay Press-Gazette Online.

UW-Green Bay volleyball game highlights push for early-onset Alzheimer’s funding | wbay

“A federal push to help people diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease is taking center court at UW-Green Bay. Green Bay athletics is hosting its second Alzheimer’s Awareness Volleyball Match Friday, Oct. 18.” More via UW-Green Bay volleyball game highlights push for early-onset Alzheimer’s funding | wbay.