Author Archives: Sue Bodilly

UW-Green Bay’s Camp Lloyd adds hours to help grieving kids

GREEN BAY — Camp Lloyd, a weeklong day camp for children ages 7 to 14 who are grieving the loss of loved ones, returns to the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay next week. This year’s camp — offered Sunday through Friday, June 24-29, 2018, has some big changes, said camp director and creator Prof. Illene Cupit.

“For the first time we are going to offer a family-style camp on Sunday, where children and their parents or guardians can participate in activities together,” Noppe said. “We hope that this will give families an opportunity to all participate in several grief-related and fun activities, and help ease new campers into our program.  The rest of the week will then focus on the kids.

Camp days start at 8:30 a.m. and last until 4:30 p.m. Camp is stationed at the University Union.

Popular activities that have been a part of camp include daily healing circles, arts and crafts, singing songs and playing music, tie-dying, quiddich, swimming, Bay Beach, kayaking, drum circles, archery and many more.

Camp Lloyd provides a safe and fun environment for children to learn they’re not alone in dealing with grief. It gives campers time to explore their own experiences of grief, realize their feelings are normal and find support from one another.

The Camp Lloyd staff includes 30 UW-Green Bay student “Buddies” who form special bonds with the campers. This year 4/5 grief therapists were former Camp Lloyd Buddies who have gone on to graduate school in clinical psychology, school psychology or counseling. “We’re excited and ready to meet and work with our new kids,” said Cupit.  “We want to give them a wonderful week that will hopefully help them learn how to cope and learn that it’s OK to find joy in life again.”

Camp Lloyd started as a dream of Cupit, a professor of Human Development at UW-Green Bay. The camp is funded by the generosity of UW-Green Bay, community donors, the Green Bay Packers.  This year a scholarship has been set up by a community donor to help children who otherwise would not be able to afford to come. More information is available online at http://www.uwgb.edu/camplloyd/.

About the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is a comprehensive public institution offering undergraduate and graduate programs to 7,158 students. The University transforms lives and communities through exceptional and award-winning teaching and research, innovative learning opportunities and a problem-solving approach to education. For more information, visit www.uwgb.edu.

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Campus mourns passing of Prof. Emeritus ‘Joe’ Moran

Joesesph Moran, Feb. 10, 1993
Joseph Moran, 1979

Joseph Moran, 1979

UW-Green Bay learned of the passing of award-winning faculty member Joseph Moran (Natural and Applied Sciences). Services are Monday. According to the obituary, Moran, 74, died peacefully Wednesday, June 20, 2018, at Angel’s Touch Assisted Living in Ledgeview.

He began teaching at UW-Green Bay in 1969 as an instructor of meteorology in the College of Environmental Sciences and retired as a professor of Natural and Applied Sciences in 2001 with emeritus status. In 1993 he received the Founders Award for Teaching Excellence. Also in 1993 the UW System Regents Teaching Award, cited Moran for his “profound ability to communicate subject matter effectively and inspire in students an enthusiasm for learning.”

“His humor and occasionally exaggerated Boston accent kept his students engaged, whether he was teaching meteorology, earth science or environmental science,” the obituary reads. In 1991, Moran was named the Barbara Hauxhurst Cofrin Professor of Natural Science and in 1994 received the Boston College Alumni Award for Teaching Excellence and was included in the American Men and Women of Science.

Professor Joseph Moran and a group of students at the Weather Station ca. 1970-1979

Professor Joseph Moran and a group of students at the Weather Station ca. 1970-1979

 

Moran consistently received high rankings in student and peer evaluations. In a statement of his teaching philosophy, Moran explained “I learned to respect students as people, to recognize their strengths, to deal honestly with their short-comings, to encourage them to tackle things that they didn’t think they could do, to be ever vigilant for the late-bloomer and to encourage them to keep their university experience in its proper perspective.”

Joseph Moran at blackboard in 1982

Joseph Moran at blackboard in 1982

Photos courtesy of the UW-Green Bay Archives and Area Research Center

Theresa Mullen will take over as ADA coordinator

Theresa Mullen

Theresa Mullen

UW-Green Bay Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Greg Davis is appointing Social Work Academic Department Associate, Theresa Mullen, to succeed Greg Smith as UW-Green Bay’s Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) coordinator. Primary responsibilities are:

  • Coordinating overall compliance by the institution
  • Monitoring the grievance procedures
  • Facilitating communication with institutional leaders, individuals with disabilities and other stakeholders to achieve compliance.

Mullen takes over for Counselor Greg Smith, from the Counseling and Health Center, who is retiring late this summer.

“I would very much like to thank Greg for his incredible advocacy for disability issues on this campus,” says Christopher Paquet, assistant vice-chancellor for policy and compliance. “Because of Greg’s work, we have been able to maintain compliance with the ADA and provide effective remediation to issues regarding access to campus.”

Faculty note: Prof. Weinschenk publication

UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Aaron Weinschenk (Political Science) recently had a peer-reviewed journal article accepted for publication in the Journal of Trust Research. The paper is entitled “The Genetic and Psychological Underpinnings of Generalzied Social Trust” and is co-authored Prof. Chris Dawes (New York University).

Dean Gallagher-Lepak Awarded by NANDA International

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Dean of UW-Green Bay’s College of Health, Education and Social Welfare, Susan Gallagher-Lepak, was given the 2018 Unique Contribution Award from NANDA International (NANDA-I) at the NANDA-I Nursing Diagnosis and Knowledge Development Conference June 13-15 at Boston College in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. The award recognized her various contributions to the organization including authoring chapters for several editions of the Nursing Diagnoses: Definitions and Classification text, co-development of the NurScope nursing diagnosis app, and serving on the NANDA-I Education Committee.

The photo shows Gallagher-Lepak (center) with Francoise Ineichen (faculty at Haute Ecole de Sante Vaud in Switzerland; far left), another NANDA-I awardee (center) and Swiss nursing students who attended Gallagher-Lepak’s pre-conference session at the NANDA-I Conference. The conference hosted attendees from 15 countries across the globe.

Chancellor Miller talks ‘new coastal university’ pending HLC approval

“Transformational change in higher education is coming to Northeast Wisconsin,” writes UW-Green Bay Chancellor Gary L. Miller in a column featured in the USA Today Network-Wisconsin. “The UW Campuses in Sheboygan, Manitowoc and Marinette are proposed to soon become, pending approval from the Higher Learning Commission, branch campuses of UW-Green Bay. With this restructuring, Northeast Wisconsin has an extraordinary opportunity for partnership, higher education access and economic development.” Read the full column.

Middle School Art Camp show is today at 3 p.m.

Middle School Art Camp wraps up today, Friday, June 22, 2018 with an exhibition of artwork on at 3 p.m. in the Lawton Gallery and University Theatre located on the second floor of Theatre Hall. The art show is free. The artwork of 89 young artists will be on display. Art in the mediums of acrylics, watercolors, ceramics, photography, graffiti, cartooning, drawing, oil pastels, mixed media, and fashion will be up for viewing. The art show will conclude with awards at 4 p.m.

High School Art Camp begins next week, June 25. The exhibition of artwork will run on Friday, June 29, 2018. Nearly 120 young artists will display their artwork once again from 3 to 4 p.m. in Lawton Gallery and University Theatre. Similar mediums will be on display.

Street roller helps create art during Really Big Prints 3.0 at UW-Manitowoc

Street roller helps create art during Really Big Prints 3.0 at UW-Manitowoc

Manitowoc, Wis. — Printmakers from across the country will travel to the University of Wisconsin-Manitowoc campus once again for the Really Big Prints 3.0 event July 11-14. The artists create limited edition relief prints so large they require an unusual item — a street roller — to transfer the ink to the papers. This is the third time the campus has hosted this event held every two years.

The public is invited to view the artists at work 9 a.m.-7 p.m. each day in the UW-Manitowoc parking lot, 705 Viebahn St., Manitowoc. New this year will be the opportunity for community members to watch the artists and purchase lunch on-site. Proceeds from the food sales will benefit UW-Manitowoc student activities.

Relief printing is the process of rolling ink onto a block where recessed areas have been created and are ink free. The inked surface is brought into firm contact with the paper to create the print. At this event, blocks as large as 32” x 60” will be used by the printmakers. A street roller on loan from the city of Manitowoc will be used to transfer the ink to the paper. Working individually or as a team, the artists have a five-hour time slot to print their piece.

“In addition to the relaxed atmosphere, this event is unique in that unlike other street roller events, each artist or team has the time to print an edition of their prints, and the work goes directly into a museum show,” said Berel Lutsky, art professor at UW-Manitowoc and one of the event organizers.

The pieces created during Really Big Prints will be featured at the Rahr-West Museum of Art in Manitowoc from July 22-Sept. 16, with a closing reception 1-4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 16. After that exhibit, the prints move to the Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum and then other venues.

Really Big Prints is a collaboration between art professors at three colleges and universities. It is planned and organized by Lutsky; Katie Ries, assistant professor of art at St. Norbert College and Benjamin D. Rinehart, associate professor of art at Lawrence University Wriston Art Center.

The event is held with the support and cooperation of the Rahr West Museum of Art, the city of Manitowoc and the Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum. Ink for this event was donated by Graphic Chemical & Ink of Villa Park, Illinois.

A celebration event and an opportunity for potential print collectors to meet the printmakers is planned for 5:30 p.m. on Friday, July 13 at UW-Manitowoc. The fee for guests is $25 per person and advance reservations are required by emailing Ben Rinehart at rineharb@lawrence.edu.

Previously held during 2014 and 2016, the Really Big Prints team received the UW Colleges Chancellor’s Friends and Advocates Award in 2017.

For more information, visit www.uwmanitowoc.uwc.edu.

For release: June 18, 2018

Contact: Laurie Krasin
Regional Director of Communications, UW-Manitowoc
laurie.krasin@uwc.edu
(920) 929-1108

Berel Lutsky
UW-Manitowoc Art Professor
berel.lutsky@uwc.edu
(920) 683-4710

After July 1, additional contact:
Sue Bodilly, Director of Content and Media Relations, UW-Green Bay
bodillys@uwgb.edu
(920) 465-5502

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