Students to receive Chancellor’s Medallions, University Leadership Awards

Eight graduating seniors will be honored next month with Chancellor’s Leadership Medallions, recognizing sustained academic and community achievement throughout their UW-Green Bay careers. The students will receive the honor during the semi-annual University Leadership Awards program at 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 12, in the University Union Phoenix Room, and wear their medallions during commencement ceremonies the next day. Another 11 students will receive University Leadership Awards during the Dec. 12 program, recognizing them as undergraduates who have contributed to the growth and development of a student organization or who have exhibited a commitment to community service, while remaining in good academic standing. If you are interested in attending, please RSVP by Friday, December 5 by email to osl@uwgb.edu.

Fall 2014 Chancellor’s Leadership Medallion
Kristine Alvarez
Heather Boeckman
Taa Egli
Jordan Grapentine
Florencia Gutierrez
Hatsuho Iwamoto
Ella Niehaus
Samantha Stelzl

Fall 2014 University Leadership Award
Emily Bjerstedt
Sarah Clark
Kelsey Hapner
Kaelee Heideman
Erin Kaye
Stefanie Ogea
Nicole Phillips
Jesus Rascon
Lisa Simonis
Rebecca Vitale
Kelsey Votis

More winners at Leadership Awards night; you’re invited, but RSVP soon

The Office of Student Life has announced award recipients for the 33rd Annual University Leadership Awards program set for 6 p.m. Friday, May 16 in the University Theatre, with a reception to follow in the University Union Phoenix Room. At past events, both student honorees and their families have expressed great appreciation to those faculty or staff members able to attend. If you are interested in attending, please RSVP by this Friday (May 9).

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Top student groups, projects, advisers — We included the names of Chancellor’s Medallion winners and other student award recipients in a previous Log, but we call attention to others who will be honored that night for group or individual contributions to student life:
• Outstanding Student Organization — Circle K
• Most Improved Student Organization — Dietetics Health & Fitness Club
• Outstanding Service Project — Food Day
• Outstanding Support Staff — Matthew Bergeron, program assistant in Residence Life
• Outstanding Advisor — Associate Prof. Debra Pearson, Human Biology, Dietetics Club

Graduating seniors earn Chancellor’s Medallions, University Leadership Awards

Congratulations are in order for the 34 graduating seniors who have earned Chancellor’s Medallions, and another 46 of their peers who will be honored with University Leadership Awards. The students will accept their accolades during the semi-annual University Leadership Awards program Friday, May 16, and the Chancellor’s Medallion recipients will wear their medals during commencement the next day. Our news release has the complete list of honorees.

UW-Green Bay seniors earn Chancellor’s Medallions, University Leadership Awards

Thirty-four graduating UW-Green Bay seniors will be honored Friday, May 16 with Chancellor’s Medallions, recognizing sustained academic and community achievement throughout their UW-Green Bay careers.

The students will receive the honor during the semi-annual University Leadership Awards program May 16 and will wear the medallions during commencement ceremonies Saturday, May 17. Another 46 students will receive University Leadership Awards during the May 16 program, recognizing them as undergraduates who have contributed to the growth and development of a student organization or who have exhibited a commitment to community service, while remaining in good academic standing.

The Chancellor’s Medallion recipients, their hometowns and majors are as follows:
• Holly Anderson, Madison, Arts Management and Design Arts
• Caitlin Baker, Eagle, Human Biology
• Emily Buelow, Waterford, Human Biology
• Stacey Butts, Greenfield, Education
• Nicole Duhaime, Schofield, Music Education
• Gail Feldkamp, Appleton, Human Biology
• Zachary Gholston, St. Germain, English
• Corinne Grossmeier, Mukwonago, Environmental Science and Biology
• Denise Halbach, Chilton, Human Biology
• Katie Hobbs, Kenosha, Philosophy and English
• Samantha Jackson, Janesville, English
• Cheyenne Makinia, Ladysmith, Communication
• Heba Mohammad, Greenfield, Political Science and History
• Lauren O’Dell, Janesville, Chemistry
• Benjamin O’Heran, Hillsdale, Mich., First Nations Studies and Environmental Policy and Planning
• Taryn Oleson, Delafield, Environmental Policy and Planning
• Rebecca Rasmussen, Kenosha, English Literature
• Charles Reimer, Marinette, Business Administration
• Mitchell Sabez, Greendale, Business Administration
• Nellie Schafer, Wichita, Kan., Education
• Dominic Schuh, Johnson Creek, Accounting and Business Administration
• Becky Senn, Phillips, Psychology
• Jessica Stangel, New Franken, Education
• Rachel Veldt, Black Creek, Communication
• Lauren Vieaux, Suamico, Psychology
• Tu Anh Vo, Louisville, Ky., Human Biology
• Preston Waala, Waupaca, Business Administration and Mathematics
• Danielle Washington, Milwaukee, Communication and Spanish
• Nicole Will, Luxemburg, Human Biology
• Laura Wire, Appleton, Design Arts and Studio Arts
• Kelly Yach, West Bend, Spanish
• Melissa Zabkowciz, Oak Creek, Business Administration and Political Science
• Alyssa Zellner, Casco, Human Biology
• Samantha Zweerink, Hastings, Minn., Psychology and Human Development

The University Leadership Award recipients are as follows: Paul Ahrens, Ashley Baker, Heather Bekkers, Tresavoya Blake, Kate Bodart, Amarra Bricco, Sarah Busko, Kayla Christianson, Sarah Clark, Angie Danowski, Kathryn Doll, Joseph Ebert, Ellen Edison, Taa Egli, Karlie Francour, Jordan Grapentine, Natalia Hahnfeld, Chloe Hansen, Anthony Hinkel, Kayla Hucke, Nicole Jandt, Laura John, Kimberly Johnson, Sravani Karnam, Vanya Koepke, Olyvia Kuchta, Megan Leonard, Sarah Londo, Kaylee McGhee, Hailey Mohrfeld, Jennifer Pederson, Kristy Phillips, Holly Plamann, Mariah Pursley, Stephanie Schoeder, Nicole Sixel, Jared Spude, Katelyn Staaben, Alexander Stenner, Seenia Thao, Taylor Thomas, Hannah Tiedt, Travis Tilque, Courtney Trofka, Ashley Vickney, Carolyn Wysocki.

UW-Green Bay spring commencement will take place at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, May 17 at the Kress Events Center on campus, 2420 Nicolet Drive. More information is available at www.uwgb.edu/commencement.

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More on Chancellor’s, University Leadership award-winning students


We brought you the news yesterday of this semester’s Chancellor’s Leadership Medallion and University Leadership Award winners, 11 graduating seniors whose involvement and academics will be honored during a Friday, Dec. 13 commencement eve ceremony. Today, we’ve got a news release that tells you more about the winners, by any account an impressive lot. The two recipients of Chancellor’s Leadership Medallions – Stephanie Sielaff, Niagara, of Education, and Lauren Sinner, Verona, of Art and Arts Management – have lengthy records of campus and community contributions. Check it out.

Top seniors earn Chancellor’s Leadership Medallions, University Leadership Awards

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay will honor 11 graduating seniors for their outstanding academic and community achievement Friday, Dec. 13, presenting Chancellor’s Leadership Medallions and University Leadership Awards during a recognition event at the University Theatre in Theatre Hall on campus, 2420 Nicolet Drive.

Nine students will be presented with University Leadership Awards, which recognize undergraduates who have contributed to the growth and development of a registered student organization or who have exhibited a commitment to community service, while remaining in good academic standing. They are Kristy Burmeister, Kewaunee, Education; Kimberly Dawson, Oshkosh, Public Administration and Political Science; Bradley Doblar, Mukwonago, Political Science; Michael Duenkel, Manitowoc, Communication; Jennifer Gandt, Gillett, Education; Kayla Klemm, Little Chute, Psychology; Kathryn Ledvina, Green Bay, Psychology, Public Administration and Political Science; Emily Novack, Two Rivers, Human Biology; and Hekla Palmadottir, Kopavogur, Iceland, Mathematics and Business Administration.

Two graduating seniors will receive Chancellor’s Leadership Medallions in recognition of sustained academic and community achievement throughout their UW-Green Bay careers. They are:

Stephanie Sielaff, Niagara, Education, has held numerous positions in Zeta Omega Tau, UW-Green Bay’s service-oriented sorority. She has served as treasurer for the UW-Green Bay chapter of the Student Wisconsin Education Association, volunteering at Green Bay’s Freedom House shelter through her role in that organization. Sielaff also volunteers at the Bay Area Humane Society and has been involved in numerous other student organizations on campus. Her campus employment has included work as a Student Ambassador and Phuture Phoenix “Phellow,” the latter of which involves providing area schools with tutors for high-needs students. Sielaff’s academic achievements include Dean’s List high and highest honors, participation in UW-Green Bay’s Academic Excellence Symposium, invitation to join the Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society and Psi Chi International Honor Society, and receipt of the University Leadership Award.

Lauren Sinner, Verona, Art and Arts Management, is an award-winning artist who has pursued numerous on-and off-campus opportunities related to her field of study. Sinner has been a leader in UW-Green Bay’s Innovative Arts Management and Art Agency student organizations, taking on a host of roles including planning and budgeting for major events, coordinating fundraisers, recruiting new members and managing social media sites for group members. She has been involved with UW-Green Bay’s innovative Flax Project, and has served as a Textiles Studio Assistant, Summer Camps Gallery Assistant and Assistant Curator for UW-Green Bay’s Lawton Gallery. Sinner’s community volunteerism includes the ARTgarage and Green Bay Botanical Garden, and she has held multiple community internships. Her academic honors include semester honors and high honors, a Senior Show honorable mention, and receipt of the Art and Visual Design Purchase Award and University Union Purchase Award.

The Office of Student Life sponsors the awards program. Following the 6 p.m. presentation ceremony Dec. 13 in Theatre Hall, a reception will take place in the University Union Phoenix Room. Questions may be directed to (920) 465-2720 or osl@uwgb.edu.

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University Leadership Awards program is Dec. 13

The Office of Student Life at UW-Green Bay has announced award recipients for the 33rd Annual University Leadership Awards program. The program will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13 in the University Theatre, with a reception to follow in the University Union Phoenix Room. At past events, both student honorees and their families have expressed great appreciation to those faculty or staff mentors able to attend. If you are interested in attending, please RSVP by this Friday (Dec. 6) to 465-2720 or email osl@uwgb.edu.

Students earning Chancellor’s Medallions, Leadership Awards, Who’s Who
The Office of Student Life shares the names of the following students who will be recognized at the University Leadership Awards program on Friday evening, Dec. 13.

Fall 2013 Chancellor’s Leadership Medallion
Stephanie Sielaff
Lauren Sinner

Fall 2013 University Leadership Award
Kristy Burmeister
Kimberly Dawson
Bradley Doblar
Michael Duenkel
Jennifer Gandt
Kayla Klemm
Kathryn Ledvina
Emily Novack
Hekla Palmadotir

Fall 2013 Who’s Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities
Sara Bernardy, Amarra Bricco, Rachel Buhl, Patricia Cormier, Kimberly Dawson, Carrie Dinelli, Bradley Doblar, Kathryn Doll, Amanda Eckelberg, Ellen Edison, Jacob Eggert, Taa Egli, Kayla Engelhardt, Florencia Gutierrez, Jessica Hackbarth, Chloe Hansen, Kaelee Heideman, Nadia Khalil, Kayla Klemm, Heidi Langteau, Abigail Lee, Megan Leonard, Sarah Londo, Cheyenne Makinia, Kari Matuszak, Heba Mohammad, Hailey Mohrfeld, Nicole Musial, Amanda Nothem, Karli Peterson, Kayla Peterson, Holly Rathsack, Miranda Reinke, Jessica Rogers, Katie Runnoe, Mitchell Sabez, Nellie Schafer, Dominic Schuh, Leah Seib, Rebecca Senn, Jared Spude, Katelyn Staaben, Sheila Syrjala, Seenia Thao, Taylor Thomas, Hannah Tiedt, Jiarry Vang, Lauren Vieaux, Preston Waala, Sarah Wanek, Nicole Will, Melissa Zabkowicz, Samantha Zingsheim, Samantha Zweerink

News release: More on Chancellor’s Medallions, University Leadership Awards

Another round of congratulations is in order for the 29 recipients of May 2013 Chancellor’s Medallions, as well as the nearly 50 honorees who have been named University Leadership Award winners. We’ve got more on those who will wear the medallions Saturday (including their majors and hometowns), as well as your complete list of Leadership awardees, in our news release.

UW-Green Bay seniors earn Chancellor’s Medallions, University Leadership Awards

Twenty-nine graduating UW-Green Bay seniors will be honored Friday (May 17) with Chancellor’s Medallions, recognizing sustained academic and community achievement throughout their UW-Green Bay careers.

The students will receive the honor during the semi-annual University Leadership Awards program Friday, and will wear the medallions during commencement ceremonies Saturday, May 18. Another 46 students will receive University Leadership Awards during the Friday program, recognizing them as undergraduates who have contributed to the growth and development of a student organization or who have exhibited a commitment to community service, while remaining in good academic standing.

The Chancellor’s Medallion recipients, their hometowns and majors are as follows:

  • Chiara Boss, De Pere, Public Administration
  • Amanda Cheney, Niagara, Human Biology
  • Zhuxin “Zona” Fang, Zhejiang, China, Mathematics
  • Kate Farley, Green Bay, English and Humanistic Studies
  • Kerri Higgins, Grafton, Public Administration
  • Jamie Hurley, Denmark, Human Biology
  • John Jackson, Milwaukee, Mathematics
  • Melanie Jandrin, Luxemburg, Human Biology
  • Clarissa Justmann, Mayville, Environmental Science
  • Kelsey Kovac, Sheboygan, Human Biology
  • Areanna Lakowske, Sparta, Psychology
  • Britni Malueg, Kimberly, Human Development
  • Brittaney Molina, Milwaukee, Psychology
  • Kaitlyn Multhauf, Neosho, Psychology
  • Joanne Palmer, Green Bay, Social Work and Social Change and Development
  • Michaela Paukner, Adell, Communication
  • Amber Pulvermacher, Princeton, Elementary and Early Education
  • Codie Richards, Campbellsport, English Literature
  • Jena Richter, Slinger, Communication
  • Sarah Schrader, Green Bay, Design Arts and Business Administration (Marketing)
  • Ryan Stewart, Tony, Design Arts
  • Jessica Stolfi, Pleasant Prairie, Biology
  • Sergei Sutto, Green Bay, Political Science and Democracy and Justice Studies
  • Molly Swenty, Pound, Psychology
  • Maria Tinebra, Burnsville, Minn., Business Administration
  • Emily Vogels, Wrightstown, Psychology and Human Development
  • Kristen Wallace, Mundelein, Ill., Democracy and Justice Studies
  • Brian Wanek, Two Rivers, Accounting and Business Administration
  • Pa Houa Yang, Weston, Social Work

The University Leadership Award recipients are as follows: Caitlin Baker, Heather Bekkers, Katelyn Bennett, Christina Deboer, Carrie Dinelli, Dylan Dobson, Ryan Dunk, Andreau Enderby, Susan Exworthy, Karlie Francour, Jordan Grapentine, Corinne Grossmeier, Denise Halbach, Kaitlin Hobbs, Megan Hyland, Brittaney Katers, Tiffany Klegin, Sam Kramer, Briana LaPlante, Megan Leonard, Rebecca Linstead, Cheyenne Makinia, Tyler Malueg, Kari Matuszak, Jack Mellberg, Alexandria Moeller, Heba Mohammad, Hailey Mohrfeld, Nicole Musial, Courtney Nolan, Amanda Nothem, Lauren O’Dell, Nathan Prissel, Abby Puckhaber, Mitchell Sabez, Cynthia Sanchez, Nellie Schafer, Stephanie Schoeder, Stephanie Sielaff, Jared Spude, Seenia Thao, Taylor Thomas, Hannah Tiedt, Melanie Whitcomb, Nicole Will, Elizabeth Wysocki.

UW-Green Bay spring commencement will take place at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, May 18 at the Kress Events Center on campus, 2420 Nicolet Drive. More information is available at www.uwgb.edu/commencement.

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Seven earn Chancellor’s Medallions

Heading the list of honorees at the semi-annual University Leadership Awards program on Friday evening, Dec. 14, will be seven graduating seniors who be presented the Chancellor’s Medallion. As chosen by a Universitywide selection committee for sustained academic and community achievement over their UW-Green Bay careers, students receiving the medallions are:
Carly Beranek, Mundelein, Ill., Human Development and Spanish, magna cum laude
Morgan Hill, Oshkosh, Human Biology
Wendy Huber, Monroe, Theatre, magna cum laude
Erica Kiela, Plymouth, Human Biology, summa cum laude
Jessica Lind, Greenville, Human Biology, magna cum laude
Brandon McMullen, Plymouth, Human Biology, cum laude
Kristie Walker, Bloomer, Human Development and Psychology, cum laude

Also honored at awards night: Leadership honorees
Another 10 students will be honored with Fall 2012 University Leadership Awards, designed to recognize undergraduates who have contributed to the growth and development of a registered student organization or who have exhibited a commitment to community service, while remaining in good academic standing.

Those honorees are:
Matthew Balson, Fond du Lac, Business Administration; Christopher Crain, Clintonville, Human Biology; Luanne Funmaker, Green Bay, First Nations Studies and Psychology; Andrew Geiwitz, Green Bay, Communication; Miranda Knudson, Bloomer, Communication; Carla Martin, New Franken, Environmental Policy and Planning; Emily Ose, Wisconsin Rapids, Human Biology; Andrea Patrick, Kenosha, Education; Morgan Rikli, Sun Prairie, Human Biology; and Staci Thompson, Appleton, Arts Management

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Interested in attending? — The Office of Student Life sponsors the awards program. Following the Dec. 14 presentation ceremony at 6 p.m. in Theatre Hall, a reception will take place in the University Union Phoenix Room. Questions may be directed to 465-2720 or osl@uwgb.edu.