The inaugural Rising Phoenix program at UW Green Bay last year was so successful, that the College and Manitowoc Lincoln High School have announced that another group of students in the Junior class will begin the program this fall. Rising Phoenix is an early college high school program, providing students dual enrollment in high school and the University.
Cordero Barkley and Corey King were named “Black Power 2020: Wisconsin’s 51 Most Influential Black Leaders” by madison365.com, recently.
Barkley is the director of finance and investments at Titletown Tech, an investment firm based in Green Bay. Formerly, he was an assistant vice president – fiduciary officer with Associated Bank Wealth Management, working with high net-worth individuals. He earned both his bachelor’s degree and his master’s from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, where he played Division I basketball from 2005-2009. Barkley was recognized by the Green Bay Chamber of Commerce as 2018 Future 15 recipient, as well as a recipient of the UW-Green Bay Distinguished Recent Alumni Award for 2018. He also currently serves on a number of boards in the Greater Green Bay community
King is the vice chancellor for Inclusivity & Student Affairs UW-Green Bay. King has over 27 years of collegiate experience in student affairs. Prior to his current position, he was the vice president for Enrollment Management & Student Financial Services at Bethune-Cookman University and the vice president for Student Affairs & Enrollment Management at Florida Atlantic University. During his time at FAU, King established the Urban Male Institute and the First Generation Student Success Center both of which focused on supporting the university’s first-generation minority students. King received a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree from Florida State University as well as a Doctorate in Educational Administration & Leadership from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
See the series at madison365.com.
UW-Green Bay is reporting 8,970 students enrolled across its four locations for Fall 2020. Gains included a 12-percent increase in Graduate Studies and gains in enrollment at Marinette, Manitowoc and Sheboygan campuses. The gain marks six straight years of enrollment growth for the University.
How many students attend UW-Green Bay?
An updated factsheet for Fall 2020 is pending approval of a central data report to UW System and will be available soon. According to UW-Green Bay’s Office of Institutional Research Fall 2019 enrollment Fact Sheet (pdf), total enrollment of 8,803 was made up of 8,405 undergraduates (Green Bay Campus 7,586; Manitowoc Campus 237; Marinette Campus 203; and Sheboygan 381) and 396 graduate students. Other facts and figures worth highlighting:
- 63% of students are women
- 1,214 students (13.7% percent of total enrollment) are underrepresented minorities. Another 200 (about 2%) are from other minority backgrounds
- Wisconsin residents are 89.6% of total enrollment; 58.2% are from UW-Green Bay’s 16-county footprint.
- UWGB enrolled 1,347 new freshmen, 667 new transfer students, 118 new master’s students
- Average ACT composite for new freshmen was 21
For more facts and figures from UW-Green Bay, see Institutional Strategy & Effectiveness Factbooks.
Also see the November 11, 2020 news release, UW-Green Bay sees highest enrollment gain in the UW System
“This is truly incredible, especially in light of the pandemic,” said UW-Green Bay Provost Kate Burns. Our mission is to teach all who want to learn,” Burns said. “This focus on student success permeates all that we do. Our students have shown incredible resilience in pursuing their education during this time. I am so proud of our faculty and staff in how they have rallied around our students to support them and their educational goals.”
UW-Green Bay reported 8,970 students enrolled across its four locations with gains in graduate studies (a 12-point increase) and enrollment gains at the Marinette, Manitowoc and Sheboygan campuses. The gain marks six straight years of enrollment growth for the university.
The only other campuses with enrollment increases were UW- Green Bay and Parkside, with Green Bay having the highest enrollment increase. Preliminary data showed total enrollment to be 164,494, down by 1.9% from last year. Enrollment for incoming freshmen was 6%. Source: University of Wisconsin enrollment drops nearly 2% – FOX11
Only branch campuses of UW-Green Bay saw enrollment increases, which were also significant. UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc reported an additional 50 students this fall, which works out to an increase of more than 21 percent. UW-Green Bay, Sheboygan reported an increase of 7.6 percent, and enrollment at UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus increased by nearly 6 percent.
Chancellor Michael Alexander said numbers for students coming into the University are up. Although official numbers haven’t been released yet, the University said enrollment has increased by about 300 students from last year. Source: UWGB aims to help students, regional growth – The Press
Summer 2020 has officially begun, but there’s still opportunities for students to enroll! Some classes start June 15, 2020 and others start July 13, 2020. Check out the schedule of classes here.
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UW-Green Bay students are definitely taking advantage of social distancing and stay-at-home opportunities to continuing their path toward a college degree. The University is reporting strong summer enrollment with all 200-plus courses held via online and alternative delivery. To date, more than 2,589 unique students—an increase of 532 students from last summer—have registered for a summer course.