Grandparents’ University returns for summer 2012

Grandparents and their grandchildren between the ages of 7 and 14 can share their love of learning at the two-day Grandparents’ University summer camp at UW-Green Bay. Mona Christensen of Outreach says some families make this popular event their annual reunion for the young cousins. The dates this year are Thursday, July 12 and Friday, July 13. Read more.

UW-Green Bay faculty and staff dominate instructor list

It’s probably a good indication of the event’s unusual and delightful nature that the roster of class instructors for Grandparents’ University tends to be dominated by UW-Green Bay faculty and staff members.

Topics and instructors this year:
Animals on the Wild Side, In Nature and the Museum — Instructor: Thomas Erdman, Curator, Richter Museum of Natural History; Cofrin Center for Biodiversity
Nutritional Science — Instructor: Karen Lacey, MS, RD, CD; senior lecturer, Human Biology; past director of Dietetic Programs
Memory-Making Clay Designs — Instructor: Dean Hoegger, artist/teacher
You’re the Artist: Learn How to Draw Cartoon Characters! — Instructor: Addie Sorbo, lecturer, artist, teacher
Artist Books: Visual Journeys — Instructor: Chris Style, professor of Arts and Visual Design
4-Hand Piano — Instructor: David Severtson, assistant professor of Music
Music Composition and Rhythm — Instructor: Michelle McQuade Dewhirst, assistant professor of Music
Songwriting — Instructor: Chris Salerno, Vocal Jazz Studies, instructor of Music
Geology — Instructor: John Luczaj, associate professor of Natural and Applied Sciences
Meteorology — Instructor: Steve Meyer, associate professor of Natural and Applied Sciences
Hands-on Rocketry — Daniel Bateman, Spaceport, Sheboygan

You may also like...