Move-in Day: 700-plus smiles
About 700 new freshmen and their families were welcomed by more than 100 members of UW-Green Bay faculty, staff, student groups, administrators, retirees and athletes to UW-Green Bay’s Freshman Move-in Day, August 30. According to a number of the parents, many who had been through this before with older siblings, UW-Green Bay’s Freshman Move-in is among the friendliest and most efficient imaginable. “We experienced this with my son a few years ago,” remarked one ‘GB’ dad, “and I told my daughter, ‘this is where you are going to go, too’ and here she is!” In most cases, within minutes of pulling up in front of their new home-away-from-home, helpers converged to carry couches, microwaves, computers, TVs, lamps, and more, to the new students’ room while parents stood in awe and sincere appreciation. See more of the happy helpers and the grateful families in the slideshow.
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Photos by Kimberly Vlies, Office of Marketing and University Communication