Category: Press Releases

UW-Green Bay, St. Norbert, host Kwanzaa Celebration

‘Kuumba: Creativity’ features dinner, speakers and African dancing, Dec. 3 GREEN BAY – The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, in partnership with St. Norbert College, will host its annual community Kwanzaa Celebration, at 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016 in the Phoenix Rooms, University Union, on the UW-Green Bay campus. The event theme is “Kuumba: Creativity.” […]

UW-Green Bay to perform Handel’s Messiah as a sing-along

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One-night performance is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 3, Weidner Center GREEN BAY – Handel’s Messiah is returning to the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay this December, but this time as a sing-along. At the 7:30 p.m. performance on Saturday, Dec. 3, audience members are invited to join in with the choruses. The UW-Green Bay Choral Ensembles, […]

UW-Green Bay’s record fall 2016 enrollment figures show response to regional needs

Enrollment is highest recorded and most diverse to date Green Bay, Wis. — For the first time in its history, the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay has surpassed the 7,000 mark for fall enrollment. UW-Green Bay has 7,030 students, up 251 students from a year ago. The University has seen significant gains in minority students, graduate […]

UW-Green Bay receives international innovation grant to research water quality issues

Grant supports faculty-led student travel/research both in the region and to Chile GREEN BAY – The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay was one of eight institutions of higher education (and their partners) to be recognized recently with a “100,000 Strong in the Americas” Innovation Fund Award and $25,000 in grant funding. The White House, U.S. Department […]

UW-Green Bay’s Distinguished Nursing Alumni Award goes to Door County’s Hetherington

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Maribeth Hetherington, recently retired chief change officer and former interim director of clinic operations at Door County Medical Center (DCMC), has been named the 2016 recipient of the UW-Green Bay Distinguished Nursing Alumni Award. Hetherington was a 1986 graduate of the University’s BSN completion program.  She developed and implemented a restructured supervisory leadership model during […]

UW-Green Bay Celebrates Food Day

Keynote, expo and farm-to-table community dinner is free, open to public GREEN BAY – The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay welcomes organic farmer and educator Christine Welcher as the keynote speaker for its Food Day Celebration, Monday, Oct. 24 in the Phoenix Room of the University Union, 2420 Nicolet Drive. The day’s events are sponsored by […]

University of Wisconsin Nursing Program Earns National Award

BSN@Home program receives ‘Celebration of Excellence’ Award GREEN BAY – The University Professional and Continuing Education Association (UPCEA) will award the BSN@Home program the 2016 Celebration of Excellence Award for Mature Program, on Oct. 17. BSN@Home is an online Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree-completion program that provides a flexible distance learning option for registered […]

Record number of fifth-graders headed to UW-Green Bay for Fall Tour Days

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Green Bay – The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s award-winning Phuture Phoenix program will host its annual Fall Tour Days, Thursday and Friday, Oct. 13 and 14, welcoming a record 1,500 fifth-graders to campus for the start of a lasting relationship forged around the importance of education. Fifth-graders from 27 elementary schools in 11 Northeastern Wisconsin school districts […]

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UW-Green Bay to dedicate Time Capsule on Sept. 7 Green Bay, Wis. — The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay will conclude its 50th Anniversary celebration and offer commentary on a vision for its future with dedication of a new time capsule at noon, Wednesday, September 7. The dedication and program will be held on the plaza level […]

Students flock to campus

UW‑Green Bay sees double digit increase in new freshmen Green Bay, Wis. — The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay will welcome 859 students in its new freshman class this week — a 10 percent increase over last year’s freshman enrollment figure. The effort reflects both strong demand and increased efforts in recruitment. At UW‑Green Bay, classes […]