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Reminder: Please consider donating to food pantries at four campuses for World Food Day, Friday, Oct. 16

In a memorable to our four-campus community, Vice Chancellor for University Inclusivity & Student Affairs Corey King asked that we join with others across the world, in recognition of World Food Day, Friday, Oct. 16.

“This Friday, October 16, in recognition of World Food Day, let’s fill the shelves of our food pantries on our four campuses! Below you will find a list of needed items and times and locations for contactless drop-offs. We know many team members are working remotely so we’re offering these times so you can conveniently participate in the World Food Day event,” King said.

Items in high demand include: breakfast bars, peanut butter, jam/jelly, muffin mixes, hot and cold cereal, grits, canned fruits and vegetables, applesauce, soups and stews, baked beans, bagged whole rice, canned pasta sauce, pasta noodles (including gluten free), condiments (including soy sauce and hot sauce), hand soap, shampoo, conditioner, tea oil, toothbrushes, toothpaste, toilet paper, Band-Aids with a variety of prints and colors, sanitary products, razors, canned powder scrubs, liquid cleaners and liquid dish soap, laundry detergent, sponges, and dryer sheets. Vegetarian and sugar fee items are also greatly appreciated!

Contactless Drop-Off Points (look for the collection boxes):

  • Green Bay Campus – Campus Cupboard – Inside the glass doors at the entry to the University Union from the circle drive with the painted Phoenix from Noon – 2 p.m.
  • Manitowoc Campus – The Marketplace – 10 a.m. to Noon inside the Founder’s Hall Entrance, look for the collection bin
  • Marinette Campus – The Closet – Front desk in the main building from 10 a.m. to Noon;
  • Sheboygan Campus – The Food Pantry – Side door next to the TV Station or drop off at the main entrance of the Student
    Services Office between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Student Employment Job Fair is Oct. 21

The Office of Financial Aid and Student Employment is hosting a virtual job fair for on-campus employers and community service work-study partners. The event will be held Wednesday, Oct. 21 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Employers may advertise current openings, recruit for future positions, or simply connect with students who are seeking jobs. On-campus supervisors should have received an email with a link to register through Handshake.

Please contact Allen Voelker (Student Employment and Scholarship Coordinator) at voelkera@uwgb.edu or 920-465-2556 with any questions. Register here.

Spread the word, Greater Green Bay Chamber to host Virtual Job Fair in December

Please spread the word among job seekers, including UW-Green Bay students who will be graduating in December. The Greater Green Bay Chamber is taking a lead role on filling the workforce development gap by hosting a Virtual Job Fair on Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. in partnership with The Business News and the Wisconsin Job Center. During this two-hour virtual event the Chamber will host up to 50 employers who are seeking to fill positions at their organizations. The Chamber will host up to 450 potential job seekers who will choose which companies they want to talk to. The job seekers will choose up to eight employers and will be virtually sent around the Zoom rooms to talk with employers. Representatives from the employers will present what openings they have, what they are looking for in a candidate and how job seekers can apply. There are many opportunities for organizations and individuals to be involved.https://www.greatergbc.org/events/line-on-work-virtual-job-fair/.

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 www.greatergbc.org/Future15. 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:

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.

UW-Green Bay’s Kress Events Center will host Wards 1, 2 and 3 for the City of Green Bay

UW-Green Bay will safely welcome voters on Election Day, Nov. 3, 2020, to the Kress Events Center, where the East/West gyms will host Wards 1, 2 and 3 for the City of Green Bay. In the past, UW-Green Bay’s University Union would be used as a host facility for elections. However, the Kress Events Center has both ample parking, and a greater ability to follow all social distancing guidelines. Find out more about the Polling locations at the City of Green Bay website. More information including how to vote absentee, how to register, and how to find your polling place is available at MyVote.wi.gov.

 

 

Peace, Equity and Social Justice Virtual Camp coming to students and families

In collaboration with Eddie Moore, Jr., of America and Moore and The Privilege Institute, UW-Green Bay has created a Peace, Equity and Social Justice virtual camp for middle school students, high school students and their parents for four weeks beginning Oct. 25, 2020. The camp is designed to help prepare citizens and future leaders with the skills and knowledge essential to the conversation around issues of diversity, power and privilege. New content every week with three age-appropriate tracks. Optional live Q&A sessions. Inspire #RealTalk with your kids to ensure a bright and positive future. America is changing, and Eddie Moore, Jr., invites families to join him in the evolution.

Eddie Moore, Jr., Ph.D., is recognized as one of the nation’s top motivational speakers and national educators. He has pursued and achieved success in the world of academia, business, diversity and community service. In 1996, he started America & MOORE, LLC to provide comprehensive diversity and cultural competency trainings and workshops for K-12 schools, community organizations, businesses, colleges and universities all across the world. Moore has presented at national and international conferences focusing on issues of diversity, youth, community, education, cultural competency, leadership, white privilege and other forms of oppression. Eddie is a dynamic, personal diversity consultant and public speaker. His presentations are interactive, fun, challenging, informative and practical.

Eddie Moore, Jr.