Author Archives: Editorial Student

UW-Green Bay alumna heading to tough Ironman contest | Community Focus | ahwatukee.com

Ashley Dellosa (Business Administration) ’08, professional educator, mom of two and dedicated triathlete, is headed to Hawaii later this week to compete in the Ironman World Championship.

The Ahwatukee woman is one of only 14 women among 726 competing on Oct. 12.

“I was on the swim team at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and had a full scholarship for swimming. I never was a star swimmer, but I’m good at it and now train by swimming two or three times a week,” she said. “The run is where I suffer.”

Via UW-Green Bay alumna heading to tough Ironman contest | Community Focus | ahwatukee.com

Brown County STEM Innovation Center opens its doors | wbay.com

“County and state leaders on Thursday celebrated the opening of the Brown County STEM Innovation Center.

The 63,000-square foot facility will be home to The Einstein Project, which helps local schools fund science projects, and the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s Richard J. Resch School of Engineering.

Officials hope it helps fill the skills gap in manufacturing jobs and increase entrepreneurship in the area.”

via Brown County STEM Innovation Center opens its doors | wbay.com.

STEM Innovation center officially ‘launched’ at UW-Green Bay – The Press

“Model rockets were used Thursday, Oct. 10, to officially ‘launch’ the opening of the STEM Innovation Center on the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay campus.

The STEM Innovation Center will serve as the home of the UW-Green Bay’s Richard J. Resch School of Engineering to support manufacturing growth and entrepreneurship in Northeast Wisconsin.”

Via STEM Innovation center officially ‘launched’ at UW-Green Bay – The Press.

High hopes surround new STEM Innovation Center at UW-Green Bay | wearegreenbay.com

“A new building focused on attracting the Midwest’s best and brightest minds has just joined the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay family. The $15-million dollar Brown County STEM Innovation Center is open.”

Via High hopes surround new STEM Innovation Center at UW-Green Bay | wearegreenbay.com

Brown County STEM Center opens for business | The Brillion News

“Brown County Executive Troy Streckenbach, along with officials representing the Brown County STEM Innovation Center partners, officially celebrated the opening of the 63,730 square foot facility on Thursday, October 10, 2019.

The Brown County STEM Innovation Center will serve as the home of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s Richard J. Resch School of Engineering, which will address Northeast Wisconsin’s educational training and skills gap of qualified employees to support manufacturing growth and entrepreneurship. Additionally, the space will enable the co-location of The Einstein Project, UW-Extension/Brown County and Brown County’s Land and Water Conservation department.”

via Brown County STEM Center opens for business | The Brillion News.

Brown County STEM Innovation Center officially open to the public | WLUK

“There’s a lot of excitement surrounding the new Brown County STEM Innovation Center in Green Bay.

‘I’ve seen this building at different stages, but when you see it done it gets the wow factor. I’ve looked at other people who hadn’t been here before and their face tells the story and this is very cool,’ said John Katers.

Katers is the dean of science, engineering and technology at the University of Wisconsin Green Bay, which is one of the many departments being housed in this building. He said enrollment is up since construction and believes this is just the beginning.”

via Brown County STEM Innovation Center officially open to the public | WLUK.

Former Schreiber Foods CEO, son of founder, dies at age 93 | wbay.com

Bob Bush, former president and CEO of Green Bay-based Schreiber Foods, passed away Thursday at the age of 93.

The company posted on its Facebook page that Bush died in Green Bay early Thursday morning.

Bush and his wife, Carol, were philanthropists, benefiting the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, the Weidner Center, Kress Center and Bellin Hospital.

Via Former Schreiber Foods CEO, son of founder, dies at age 93 | wbay.com

4-H holds open house at new STEM Innovation Center – The Press Times

The Brown County 4-H Program showed the public just a fraction of what it has to offer at an open house Saturday, Oct. 5, at its new location in theBrown County STEM Innovation Center at University of Wisconsin-Green Bay.

Attendees were able to discover more about the current 4-H clubs and projects from members and local leaders, and there were plenty of hands-on activities for the whole family.

via 4-H holds open house at new UW-Green Bay STEM Innovation Center – The Press Times.

Dave Buss joins Top 50 Most Influential Leaders List

On October 6, 2019, Dave Buss, the first coach of Green Bay men’s basketball, was added to the “Top 50 Most Influential Leaders in Green Bay Athletics History” list. Buss joins Bob and Carol Bush, Kevin Borseth, Tony Bennett and Dick Bennett as members already announced.

While coach the Green Bay men’s basketball team from 1969-1982, Buss helped put the program on the map, coaching the team in the NAIA ranks, then rising to DII before the program reached DI status. Buss compiled two NCAA DII runner-up finishes and three DII Final Four Appearances. In 1995, Buss was the first coach inducted into the Phoenix Hall of Fame.

Each week during the academic season, Green Bay Athletics will be releasing a new member of the “Top 50 Influential Leaders in Green Bay Athletics History”.