Cindy Lopez Johnson ’13, a multicultural advisor at UW-Green Bay, has been named to the list of “The 39 Most Influential Latinos in Wisconsin, Part 5.” Johnson provided individualized support for first-generation, limited-income college students through academic advising, student success and life skills development, career planning, financial literacy, and financial aid & scholarship assistance. Johnson received degrees in Human Development and Spanish from UW-Green Bay and a Master’s in Higher Education (College Student Affairs) from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock in 2015.
MultiEthnic Student Affairs (MESA) office (formerly AIC) is hosting a “Meet and Greet,” Wednesday, Feb. 7 from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. in University Union 112. This informal reception is for new and returning students, staff and faculty. This will be a great opportunity to meet the MESA staff and others and to learn about their services. Light snacks will be provided while supplies last.
With the recent physical office move, the American Intercultural Center announces a name change (effective Jan. 2, 2018) to MultiEthnic Student Affairs (MESA). The new office name reflects the multiethnic presence as a full-fledged office of UW-Green Bay Student Affairs. Its operations remains — serving multicultural college students and their academic success. The office will continue to report to Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Campus Climate, Eric Arneson and operate in its current structure. The student suite will remain unchanged. Other than these visible changes, there is no change in mission or in staff. The office is located on the ground level in the University Union, including a student lounge, a meeting room and a study room. In addition, there are three staff offices to provide one-on-one advising sessions. The new web address will be www.uwgb.edu/mesa, and the email address will change to email@example.com.
Faculty and staff members are asked to encourage the attendance of UW-Green Bay students for the presentation, “Relationship Matters!” an AIC and Counseling and Health fall series program. It takes place in the American Intercultural Center of the Union, room 112C on Tuesday, Nov. 21 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Students that attend will learn about how to keep different relationships healthy through communication skills, boundary setting and conflict management. Snacks will be provided. The presentation is hosted by the American Intercultural Center and Counseling and Health Center. Any questions can be directed to Bao Sengkhammee at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 920-465-2022.
Faculty and staff members are asked to encourage the attendance of UW-Green Bay students for the presentation, “Take Care of Your Body…It’s the Only Place You Have to Live.” It is the second program in the AIC and Counseling and Health fall series. It takes place Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in the 1965 Room, University Union. Students can learn about diverse self-care and wellness tips for their years to come. Snacks will be provided. Any questions can be directed to Bao Sengkhammee at email@example.com or by phone at 920-465-2202.
Faculty and staff, please share this learning opportunity with students: “Stress Happens, Deal with It!” is the first in a fall series of program by the AIC and Counseling and Health. It will be held Tuesday, Sept. 26 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in the 1965 Room, University Union. Presented by UW-Green Bay counselors Lissa Balison and Greg Smith. Topics:
-What can you do when you are feeling overstressed?
-What can you do to prevent feeling overstressed?
-Stress and issues related to race.