Current Young Professionals now accepting nominations for Future 15 & Young Professional awards

Current Young Professionals of the Greater Green Bay Chamber is now accepting nominations for the 2021 Future 15 & Young Professionals Awards today.

  • The Future 15 Award recognizes 15 individuals growing and excelling in their respective fields. These individuals are actively influencing the growth, prosperity and quality of life, and demonstrate the ability to positively impact the area’s future. From these 15 recipients, one individual is voted to receive the Young Professional of the Year award.
  • Young Entrepreneur of the Year award celebrates the accomplishments of young professional business owners.
  • Next Generation Best Place to Work recognizes organizations’ demonstrated commitment to young professional development and retention.

Nominations are due Thursday, Oct. 22. Nomination forms can be found at Nominees then have until Sunday, Nov. 8, to fill out an application for consideration.

WISER will be the new financial reporting system as of Oct. 29, 2020; training sessions offered

The WISDM financial reporting system will be replaced with the WISER financial reporting system on Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020. All current WISDM users will have access to WISER. The WISER Financial reporting system can be accessed at this website. The following training tools are available:

Join the live stream to watch UW-Green Bay students pitch business models for $10,000

On Thursday, Oct. 15 at 4 p.m., you can watch UW-Green Bay students pitch their business models for $10,000. Find the event on YouTube or Facebook for free. The Pitch ( is an annual business model pitch competition for college students from the universities and colleges based in Northeast Wisconsin. The Pitch is typically held in April, but The Pitch 2020 was rescheduled for Oct. 15. About a dozen college student entrepreneurs and teams will pitch for the top $10,000 cash/$15,000 in-kind services prize. Second prize is $7,500 cash/$7,500 in-kind, and third prize is $5,000 cash/$5,000 in-kind. For UWGB, Maria Arunkumar (Business Administration) will pitch her business model for Build-a-Wedding, and Tyrone Powell (Business Administration) will pitch his business model of Unext. Powell recently made the “Global Top 100 Pitch Competition” among 300 entrants from across U.S. campuses. Arunkumar recently made it to the semi-finals of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council.

Pictured is Sam Hunt ’19 (Mathematics) who won third place at The Pitch 2018. Photo by Thompson Photo Imagery. Used by permission. 

Jermaine Rolle – Higher Education

Jermaine Rolle has been appointed deputy director of athletics at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. Most recently associate director of athletics for compliance and student life at Minot State University in North Dakota, Rolle holds a bachelor’sin psychology from the University of South Florida and a master’s in sports psychology from Barry University in Miami.

Source: JERMAINE ROLLE – Higher Education

Warren Gerds/Critic at Large: UW-Green Bay theater professor’s play gains momentum in Texas

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) – The ball got rolling recently for a play by Thomas Campbell, Ph.D, of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Theatre and Dance faculty. The first public staged readings for Campbell’s full-length drama, “Faithfall,” were held at Texas A&M University-Commerce. According to a news release: “Faithfall” will be given its world premiere at UWGB later this school year when UWGB students mount a recorded production. The three staged readings in Texas were streamed online with no live audience in attendance. The UWGB production also will be streamed. The staged readings in were part of the “New Play Development Series” at Texas A&M-Commerce. Staged readings are common as a way for playwrights and producing entities to get a feel for the dynamics of a new play. Often, adjustments to scripts are made from them.

Source: Warren Gerds/Critic at Large: UWGB theater professor’s play gains momentum in Texas

CAHSS and Effect upcoming events from the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Please consider tuning into these CAHSS and Effect events:

Philosophers Café
October 14 @ 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Emily Ransom returns to the Café to explore what may be gained or lost in a holistic approach to education and cultural engagement. 

Curiosity by CAHSS LIVE
October 14 @ 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Alan Chu (Assistant Professor, Psychology and Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology), Rebecca Nesvet (Associate Professor, English), Jennifer Young (Associate Professor, English), Chris Williams (Associate Professor, English) are all part of this presentation.

Next up for COMMON CAHSS: Beyond Sustainability
The Civil Rights Movement meets the Environmental Movement: How we can advocate for Environmental Justice

October 22 @ 4 to 5 p.m.
Elizabeth Wheat is an associate professor in Public and Environmental Affairs, Political Science, Environmental Science, and Policy. She will be speaking about traditional environmental and sustainability challenges and start addressing the core issues of racism that magnify existing environmental problems.

More from CAHSS and Effect, including live events, podcast, news and more including senior Theatre major Faith Klick performing “All Falls Down” from the musical Chaplin.

Admission counselor reaches prospective students via ‘Drive-Thru’ College Fair

Arlene Torres

UW-Green Bay Admissions Advisor Arlene Torres had a great time and a lot of interest at a recent Drive-Thru College Fair hosted by Cardinal Stritch in Milwaukee. More than a dozen colleges and universities participated in a first-of-a-kind event on the campus. Photos and more, here.