Green Bay Campus mourns the passing of Lynn Renard

Lynn Renard, a custodian at the Green Bay Campus for more than 10 years, passed away March 16 in her home. Most recently, and until her last day of work on September 20, 2019, she worked in Wood Hall, but also spent significant time at the Kress Events Center during her career and was widely known and a fond member of the operations team.

According to the obituary, Lynn was the first woman in Wisconsin to obtain her charter captain license, and worked until the day she no longer was able to at UWGB. “UWGB family, mom loved you and talked about you all the time.”

“In respect to her wishes, a private wake is planned for the immediate family, followed by a celebration of life (chicken dinner with a cold Natty Light) for the extended family to share memories and stories of this amazing woman.”

See the full obituary.

 

CATL launches new instructional ‘Room of Requirement’

From the CATL office: “For the week of March 23-27, 202, CATL will continue its practice of twice daily interactive webinars on teaching and learning from a distance. Instead of having webinars on specific topics, though, we are taking inspiration from Harry Potter, and launching our own Room of Requirement. Login weekdays at 10 a.m. and/or 1 p.m. and ask us anything in these open webinars for you and your colleagues! Not sure the best way to hold virtual office hours? Unclear about how to have your students record an oral presentation and submit it? Join us, and just like in the Potter books, our virtual room provides what you seek (or at least we’ll try!) For those of you who missed our week of webinars on specific topics, such as Webconferencing with Blackboard Collaborate Ultra, we recorded those sessions, and they can be accessed here: https://www.uwgb.edu/remote/faculty-resources/  And, as always, email us at CATL@uwgb.edu if you would like to schedule an individual consultation. We are available and eager to help and support you as we make this transition as a campus community.”

UW-Green Bay says semester, graduation still in place despite COVID-19 | News | 1330 & 101.5 WHBL

Even though UWGB students have been told to return home and stay there for now, plans have been implemented to keep students on track to complete the semester and for graduation to take place on time.  Beginning next week, classes at all UW-Green Bay campuses, including Sheboygan, will be taught via alternative delivery methods.  Those students who don’t have access to computers and internet will be able to return to campus after spring break.  Plans now are to finish the spring semester using alternative class delivery. Source: UWGB Says Semester, Graduation Still in Place Despite COVID-19 | News | 1330 & 101.5 WHBL

UW-Green Bay extends alternative class delivery through spring semester

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay announced Tuesday that it is extending alternative class delivery through the spring semester.Students who are able to return to their primary residence following spring break are strongly urged to do so. University housing will remain open to anyone who needs it. Source: UW-Green Bay extends alternative class delivery through spring semester

UW-Green Bay extends alternative class delivery through spring semester | WLUK

GREEN BAY (WLUK)—UW-Green Bay says it will extend its alternative class delivery through the spring semester.“We must do our part to contain the spread of the coronavirus, including community spread. We do not want to look back in months or years and see that we could have done more to protect our people and our communities. This is essential and in the best interest of the UW-Green Bay family,” said Interim Chancellor Sheryl Van Gruensven.Additionally, all campus events are canceled through the end of the semester. Source: UW-Green Bay extends alternative class delivery through spring semester | WLUK

Coronavirus Wisconsin: UWs transition…

Minutes after UW-Madison’s announcement, UW-Green Bay also announced it would remain online for the rest of the semester. Michael Alexander, the university’s provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs, encouraged students to keep up with their studies.“Students are encouraged to continue their academic path and stay on course this semester. We can’t stress this enough,” Alexander said. “During trying times, people take comfort in routine and in learning. Even though education will look different, it is continuing, and that’s a good thing.”UW-Green Bay also has not made a decision about its graduation ceremony. Source: Coronavirus Wisconsin: UW-Madison will stay online through final exams

UW-Green Bay extends alternative delivery – EH Extra

As a part of ongoing university efforts to keep students, faculty and staff healthy and safe, the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay announced Tuesday that it will extend alternative class delivery for its over  8,700 students through the spring semester. The announcement includes all campus locations in Green Bay, Marinette, Manitowoc and Sheboygan. Alternative methods include measures that implement online material such as lecture videos, email and other internet resources.  Additionally, all university events are canceled through the end of the semester.  “We must do our part to contain the spread of the coronavirus, including community spread. We do not want to look back in months or years and see that we could have done more to protect our people and our communities. This is essential and in the best interest of the UW-Green Bay family,” said Interim Chancellor Sheryl Van Gruensven. Source: UW-Green Bay extends alternative delivery – EH Extra

CATL to provide full services remotely beginning March 24, 2020

This message from CATL: “For everyone’s health and safety, beginning March 24th, all Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning (CATL) staff will be working remotely. We will still provide our full range of services, and we are available to help all instructors during this time—that is our mission! We will continue regular interactive webinars, and we can hold individual consultations where you can still share your screen with us, and we can virtually talk face-to-face. Continue to email CATL@uwgb.edu with any questions and to set up individual consultations. Remember that we are still “here” for you!”