Author Archives: Jena Richter Landers

Phoenix Pumpkin Pride

Carving pumpkins for Halloween? Use this Phoenix Emblem template to carve some Phoenix pride into your pumpkin. Download the pattern, print and transfer onto the pumpkin. Display your “Phlash-o-lantern” with pride and share photos of your UW-Green Bay pumpkins at #uwgb or email them to social media coordinator Jena Richter Landers, richterj@uwgb.edu.

UW-Green Bay Pumpkin Carving Template

Phoenix Emblem Pumpkin Carving Pattern

Please give a kid a book… collection locations added

The Holiday Parade Float Committee is preparing to participate in the Green Bay Holiday Parade. The 35th Annual Prevea Holiday Parade will take place Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018. In honor of this year’s theme, “Christmas Stories,” the Float Committee will be collecting books for local children (to be distributed at the Back to School Store hosted by the Green Bay Campus in spring). Please consider donating new and gently-used books at the kindergarten through middle school reading level to collection sites across the Green Bay Campus. Please do not donate holiday books. Final donation collection will be Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. Direct questions to Jena Richter Landers, richterj@uwgb.edu.

Collection locations:
Outside of UW Credit Union, University Union
Office of Student Life, University Union
GBOSS, Student Services
Dean of Students Office, Student Services
Cofrin Library Plaza (2nd Floor), across from the Keurig Station, Cofrin Library
8th Floor Lobby, Cofrin Library
Phoenix Athletics Office, Kress Events Center

 

Parade Float Committee collecting books for Back to School Store

Once again the Holiday Parade Float Committee is preparing to participate in the Green Bay Holiday Parade. The 35th Annual Prevea Holiday Parade will take place Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018. In honor of this year’s theme, “Christmas Stories,” the Float Committee will be collecting books for local children. The books will be distributed at Service League Green Bay’s Back to School Store returning to the Green Bay Campus in August 2019. Donate new and gently-used books at the kindergarten through middle school reading level to collection sites across campus. Please do not donate holiday books. Final donation collection will be Thursday Nov. 15. Collection locations posted next week. Please direct questions to Jena Richter Landers, richterj@uwgb.edu.

Life at Marinette Campus

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Sophomore international student Chau Pham is hosting the LifeatUWGB Instagram account showing life at the Marinette Campus. Pham is from Hanoi, Vietnam and has shared a photo from an art class and a video of a fellow international student playing piano among other images. Follow along. Are you or someone you know willing to share a glimpse at their life at UW-Green Bay? Students, staff, faculty and administration from all campuses are encouraged to apply at bit.ly/LifeAtUWGB.

Upcoming iPat films

Save the date for the upcoming iPat (impact = population * affluence * technology) films, part of the 7th Annual iPat Environmental Film Series.

Enjoy entertaining and thought-provoking films that evaluate the condition of the natural world, identify drivers of environmental harm, and consider solutions. At the conclusion of each film a community expert or panel will offer their insights, draw our attention to relevant local issues, and answer questions from the audience.

The films are free admission and sponsored by Public & Environmental Affairs, Public and Environmental Affairs Council (PEAC) and Environmental Management and Business Institute (EMBI). Screenings occur in the Christie Theatre on the Green Bay campus.

Schedule

Nov. 5, 2018, 7 p.m.: “Comfort Zone”

Dec. 3, 2018, 7 p.m.: “Of Shark and Man”

For more information, contact Ashley Heath at 920-465-2608 or heatha@uwgb.edu or Elizabeth Wheat at 920-465-2848 or wheate@uwgb.edu.

Signature and Cultural Events Coordinator candidate presentations begin today

Please join the Office of Student Life for open forum presentations from the Signature and Cultural Events Coordinator position candidates. Each candidate will address the impacts of signature events to students’ experience and success.

This new position will be responsible for Commencement and will coordinate culturally focused programs such as Hispanic Heritage Month, Black History Month and other key cultural programs. Resumes will be available at each session.

Tuesday, Oct. 16  (1 to 2 p.m., Union World Unity A) – Courtney Cottrell, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Tuesday, Oct. 23  (1 to 2 p.m., Union 103/Alumni Room) – Nicole Micolichek, Indiana University South Bend

Thursday, Oct. 25  (1 to 2 p.m., Union 103/Alumni Room ) – Megan DuFrane-Groose, UW-Stout

Academic staff professional development funds available to Green Bay Campus

The Academic Staff Professional Development Allocations Committee has funds available to assist academic staff in attending professional development opportunities. Funding is available for up to 50 percent of the total cost, not to exceed $750. Total funding provided is subject to availability and may be less than requested. Note that funds will not be awarded “after the fact.” All funded activities must be reimbursed in the current fiscal year, 2018-2019.

Please submit all materials electronically to Kay Voss, vossk@uwgb.eduApplication and guidelines available here. Applications will be processed as they are received. This year’s funds are only available for Academic Staff employed by the UW-Green Bay campus. If you have questions, please contact committee members Jena Richter Landers (chair), Kay Voss, Nora Kanzenbach, Joanie Dovekas or Joe Schoenebeck.