UW-Green Bay anger researcher Ryan Martin speaks on the Christopher Gabriel Program (ESPN Radio) about “Why We Get Angry and America’s Response to George Floyd.”
Community leaders hope to inspire change by addressing racial injustice in Green Bay through a series of town hall discussions.
The Where We Live:Virtual Town Hall Event drew more people than expected reaching capacity before it even started. Mai Lo Lee is the director of Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs at UW-Green Bay. She thinks it’s time for leaders and others in northeast Wisconsin to embrace equity and inclusion. She thinks the best thing a white ally can do is advocate for a community that is underrepresented. The event was scheduled by the Greater Green Bay YWCA and the non-profit is planning more virtual events.
Protestors both peaceful and otherwise are showcasing the frustrations and anger that’s prevalent in society right now. That’s why Green Bay community leaders from all walks of life met in a virtual meeting to talk about what can move our community forward in a positive direction.
The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s Center for Public Affairs has released its report on the Covid-19 Effect on Nonprofit Organizations in Northeast Wisconsin.
Associate Prof. Lora Warner, director of UW-Green Bay’s Center for Public Affairs and Associate Prof. Michael Ford at UW-Oshkosh co-authored the report which examined financial issues, human resources, program delivery and needs for support as nonprofit organizations attempt to continue to serve the community after the stay home orders were issued by Governor Evers. UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. Kerry Kuenzi is collaborating in the statewide project as well.
Many nonprofit groups around northeast Wisconsin and the state had to cut staff and lost volunteers, during the pandemic. UW-Green Bay asked almost 550 organizations across Wisconsin, and about 150 locally, about the impacts.
You may know him as “legendary Badgers coach Bo Ryan,” but these days, he identifies more as “proud father Bo Ryan.”
Bo’s son, Will Ryan, was recently announced as the head basketball coach at UW-Green Bay. He will be officially introduced on Thursday.
“We’re just extremely proud,” the college basketball hall of famer said. “Knowing that there’s only 350 or 60 Division I head coaching jobs in the country and the fact that he has one now… that’s a pretty good feeling.”
The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and Prevea Health have announced a partnership that will provide health and wellness support to UW-Green Bay students at all four campuses (Green Bay, Marinette, Manitowoc and Sheboygan).
Those wishing to apply for classes at the UW-Green Bay’s Sheboygan, Manitowoc and Marinette Campuses will not have to pay the usual application fee beginning June 5 through June 15, 2020. The so-called “Free Application Week” period waives the $25 fee in order to make it easier to take that step during challenging times. Read more via Free Application Week for UW-Green Bay announced | WHBL