Category: Press Releases

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


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


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 […]

Do not open until 2065

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 […]

Area Colleges Team Up to Take on Nursing Shortage

University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and NWTC Launch NURSE 1-2-1 Degree Program Green Bay, Wis. — With states like Wisconsin facing a shortage in qualified nurses to serve patients, leaders at two colleges in Northeast Wisconsin are tackling the issue with a sense of community urgency and student affordability in mind, developing an inventive new nursing education […]

UW-Green Bay Announces 2016 Distinguished and Outstanding Alumni

Green Bay, Wis—The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is planning an evening of celebration, recognizing the accomplishments of its alumni. This year’s Alumni Awards and Recognition Dinner begins at 5 p.m., October 4 at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts. Those honored for their Distinguished Achievements will be Mark C. Fralick ’82, Glen G. Tilot ’81 and […]

‘Romeo’ and company returns to Green Bay; tickets now on sale

Searching for Romeo

Green Bay, Wis. — University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Prof. Brian Sutton’s Searching for Romeo, winner of the 2014 Stage Rights/New York Musical Theatre Festival Publishing Award, will be a featured musical performance at UW‑Green Bay this year. Performances are Thursday through Saturday, November 17-19. All shows will play at the University Theatre, UW‑Green Bay. The romantic comedy features […]

UW-Green Bay Chancellor Gary Miller Releases Statement on Upcoming Biennial Budget Discussion

Green Bay, WI – University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Chancellor Gary Miller issued the following statement today regarding the 2017-2019 Biennial Budget: “In the coming months state policy makers will develop and approve the 2017-2019 Wisconsin Biennial Budget. I believe strongly that the future of the Wisconsin economy depends on renewed and smart investments in the state’s […]