On-campus and community service work study job fair set for Wednesday, Mar. 27

The Office of Financial Aid and Student Employment and the Office of Human Resources and Workforce Diversity are hosting a job fair for on-campus employers and community service work study partners. The event will be held Wednesday, Mar. 27, 2019 from 11 a.m. through 1 p.m. in the Phoenix Rooms located in UW-Green Bay’s University Union.  Employers may advertise current openings, recruit for future positions or simply connect with students who are seeking jobs. On-campus supervisors should have received an email with a link to register through Handshake. If you did not receive a link and would like to participate, please contact Allen Voelker (Student Employment and Scholarship Coordinator) at voelkera@uwgb.edu or 920-465-2556.

Now’s a great time to nominate for Student Employee of the Year (SEOTY)!

The Student Employment Office is seeking nominations for the 2019 SEOTY competition. Take advantage of the break between semesters to submit a nomination for your outstanding student employee. Applications are evaluated based on reliability, professionalism, quality of work, initiative and uniqueness of contribution.  Submissions are due February 17, 2019. A special ceremony to recognize nominees and award winners will be held April 15, 2019. Please contact Allen Voelker (Student Employment and Scholarship Coordinator) at voelkera@uwgb.edu or 920465-2556 with any questions.

New freshmen and continuing students may apply for 2019-2020 scholarships now

Scholarships play an important role in helping many talented students achieve their educational goals at the UW-Green Bay.  A wide variety of funding opportunities exist thanks to the generosity of donors. Qualified incoming freshmen and continuing students may fill out a general application through the Office of Financial Aid to be considered for a large pool of awards, including one for children of University employees with at least half-time appointments.  The priority application date for these funds is Friday, Feb. 15, 2019. Review the scholarships website for information about additional departmental and private scholarships!  For more information, please contact Allen Voelker, student employment and scholarship coordinator, at voelkera@uwgb.edu or 920-465-2556.

UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus to help students with FAFSA forms, Wednesday, Nov. 7

GREEN BAY – The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Marinette Campus will host a College Goal Wisconsin event on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Room M-117, with a financial aid presentation scheduled for 6 p.m.

College Goal Wisconsin provides students with free help in completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). In addition to getting professional help completing the FAFSA, attendees who complete the FAFSA and survey at the event will be entered into a drawing for the chance to receive a $1000 scholarship.

Students will need to bring materials with them in order to complete the FAFSA, such as 2017 federal tax return and W2s, information on savings and investments (if applicable), a cell phone, driver’s license, Social Security Number/Alien Registration Card/Permanent Resident Card, birth date of parent(s), month and year of parents’ marriage, divorce or separation, and a FSA ID, if obtained. The website fsaid.ed.gov can be visited in order to create a FSA ID. It is highly recommended that a dependent student attend the event with a parent or guardian. College Goal Wisconsin can be contacted by email at collegegoalwi@gmail.com.

About the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is a comprehensive public institution offering undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs to nearly 8,000 students with campus locations in Green Bay, Marinette, Manitowoc and Sheboygan. Established in 1965 on the border of Green Bay, the University and its campuses are centers of cultural enrichment, innovation and learning. The Green Bay campus is home to one of the Midwest’s most prolific performing arts centers, a nationally recognized 4,000-seat student recreation center, an award-winning nine-hole golf course and a five-mile recreational trail and arboretum, which is free and open to the public. This four-campus University transforms lives and communities through student-focused teaching and research, innovative learning opportunities, powerful connections and a problem-solving approach to education. UW-Green Bay’s main campus is centrally located, close to both the Door County resort area and the dynamic economies of Northeast Wisconsin, the Fox Valley region and the I-43 corridor. UW-Green Bay offers in-demand programs in science, engineering and technology; business; health, education and social welfare; and arts, humanities and social sciences. For more information, visit www.uwgb.edu.About the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts.

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Wisconsin students can get free help completing the FAFSA application at UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018

GREEN BAY – Wisconsin students can get free help completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at College Goal Wisconsin event hosted by UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, beginning at 6 p.m. in Founders Hall. The presentation will be in Room F166 with assistance in the two computer labs (F139 and F133).

Financial aid professionals and other educators volunteer at the event to help students and their families complete the FAFSA.

Anyone planning to pursue a postsecondary education in the 2019-20 academic year should complete a FAFSA. That includes high school seniors, continuing college students, transfer students and adult students considering pursuing higher education. The FAFSA is the form that must be submitted in order to be considered for federal and state financial aid including grants and loans.

Students pursuing post-secondary education in 2019-20 could access the FAFSA beginning Oct. 1, 2018. In addition to getting professional help, attendees will have the opportunity to enter a scholarship drawing.

Media requests are welcome to assist in spreading the College Goal Wisconsin opportunity.

About the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus
UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus (formerly UW-Manitowoc) has served the lakeshore of eastern Wisconsin for more than 50 years, helping generations of students to start their path toward a bachelor’s degree. Nestled on 40 acres along the breathtaking Lake Michigan shoreline, the Manitowoc Campus offers hands-on instruction from internationally respected professors and a start on more than 200 academic programs within the UW System. Community members enjoy concerts and lectures, attend art and theater performances and cheer for their favorite athletic teams. The campus and community celebrated the opening of a $7-million renovation project in February 2018 featuring state-of-the-art updates to the library, a new science commons and renovations to art studios, science labs and classrooms. The campus is part of the four-campus university with locations in Green Bay, Marinette, Manitowoc and Sheboygan.

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UW-Green Bay hosts ‘draft-like’ day at Preble

On Tuesday and Wednesday, Sept. 18-19, 2018, UW-Green Bay hosted an event for Preble High School. The event was inspired by the draft day held last spring at Lambeau Field. Preble counselors approached UW-Green Bay to host a dynamic and interesting higher education-focused event at their school, attended by all 550 seniors over the course of two days. The event included activities from Student Life, the Kress Events Center, Residence Life, the University Union, Financial Aid and Admissions. Students also attended one-on-one brief counseling sessions with admissions counselors. Special thanks to all those from UW-Green Bay for hosting activities during this program, and a special kudos to Samantha Post in Admissions for coordinating this energetic and engaging event.

On-campus and community service work study job fair Wednesday

The offices of Financial Aid and Student Employment and Human Resources are hosting a job fair for Green Bay Campus employers and community service work-study partners on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Phoenix Rooms, University Union. Employers may advertise current openings, recruit for future positions or connect with job-seeking students at the fair. On-campus supervisors should have received an email with a link to register through Handshake.  If you did not receive a link and would like to participate, please contact Allen Voelker (Student Employment and Scholarship Coordinator) at voelkera@uwgb.edu or 920-465-2556.