Tag: community service

TRIO tops 1,000 holiday cards for military vets!

Their goal was a daunting 900 cards.  With the help of many people across campus and throughout the community, staff in the TRIO Office at UW-Green Bay not only met the goal, but exceeded it by over 100 cards!  “Thank you to all who donated their time and/or resources from their holiday, paper-writing and exam […]

Stockpiling ideas: Planning students aid Stockbridge

Stockbridge, Wis. villiage officials posing with UW-Green Bay students from the Urban and Regional Studies program, from left: Michael Dreckschmidt, Samantha Champine, Casey Murphy and Courtney Maye.

Students in the Urban and Regional Planning theory course taught by Prof. Marcelo Cruz traveled to the Calumet County village of Stockbridge Wednesday night to share with the Village Board ideas for the community’s future development. Posing with village officials were four UW-Green Bay students from the Urban and Regional Studies program, from left: Michael […]

UW-Green Bay games studies students host video brawl for Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin

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University of Wisconsin-Green Bay games studies students raised nearly $800 for the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin in a creative initiative they termed “UWGB Jingle Brawl 2015.” Throughout the day, students hosted various video game tournaments, held a raffle, demonstrated tabletop games, monitored community play-throughs, and gave away prizes. Admission was free and the event was […]

School Supply Drive

UWGB empoyees dropping off school supplies at Jefferson Elementary School

The UW-Green Bay Holiday Parade Committee won the Mayor’s Award for best float originality in the 2015 Green Bay Holiday Parade, but the real winners were local children who benefited from the campus donations of school supplies collected by the committee. UW-Green Bay’s committee themed its float “Every time a bell rings, a Phoenix gets […]

Outreach and Adult Access collecting gifts for Golden House residents

The Division of Outreach and Adult Access has adopted the Golden House for its annual Christmas cause and is extending an invitation to others at UW-Green Bay to join this tradition.  In the Office of Outreach and Adult Access on the second (plaza) level of the Cofrin Library, a tree with “ornaments” provides options for […]

UWGB students plan ‘Jingle Brawl’ video game fundraiser for Dec. 5

GREEN BAY — Partying with Pikachu? Playing video football? All in a day’s work for UW-Green Bay game-studies students interested in raising money for the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. A group of students has organized “UWGB Jingle Brawl 2015,” scheduled to take place this Saturday (Dec. 5), between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. at the […]

Reminder: Saturday is Jingle Bell Run/Walk

It’s one of UW-Green Bay’s longest-running charitable traditions, as the campus hosts and students help organize the annual Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis. This year’s edition is Saturday (Dec. 5), starting from the Kress Events Center. Registration starts at 7 a.m., the race at 8 a.m. Bring your UWGB ID and get $5 off the […]

Give-a-Kid-a-Book campaign is back, through Dec. 10

The Cofrin Library is once again partnering with the Friends of the Brown County Library on the annual Give-a-Kid-a-Book drive.  Please consider donating a new board book, bilingual book, beginning reader, teen novel, or your childhood favorite.  Your donations make an impact for thousands of children from low-income families in our community.  Drop off new, […]