Earn a Mental Health First Aid Certification

A two-part Mental Health First Aid Certification training course will be available on Friday, Feb. 28 and Friday, March 6, 2020 from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Mauthe Center. This event is free and open to UW-Green Bay students, faculty and staff. Attendance on both days for the full duration, eight hours, is required to receive a certificate of completion. Register here.

Women’s Empowerment Series at Mauthe Center, Nov. 21

Sonny Hennessy and Season Russo, two successful leaders of a business and a non-profit, will be at the Mauthe Center on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. to discuss how women can take their passions and impact others while keeping a positive outlook on life; they believe every woman deserves to live her brightest life!

The duo brightens a room with their down to earth manner and quirky anecdotes. Yet, their wisdom and depth will inspire and empower you to take action with your own dreams.

Hennessy is the CEO of The Exchange Brand and the owner of the award-winning design firm Sonny Hennessy Design. She also serves as lead pastor with her husband, Shawn, who is senior pastor of Life Church Green Bay. Along with investing in peoples lives through her Jesus.Plus.Life. series of podcasts and YouTube videos, Hennessy is an author, a speaker, a business and culture consultant and an active philanthropist.

Season Russo founded Eye Heart World, a sex trafficking organization with a home for survivors. Eye Heart World won the 2019 FBI award and will be honored this year in Washington, D.C. Russo, her husband Brian, and their staff work with law enforcement officers on state, county and city levels to arrest johns (clients) and pimps. Russo is also the recent author of “Seeds,” a book on sewing a pattern of quiet time with Jesus. She is a sought after speaker at women’s conferences all over the United States.

To register or for more information, please email Judy Thompson thomjh17@mcenter.org or call 920-362-9934.

Office of International Education hosting Exchange Dinner, Nov. 22

The Office of International Education (OIE) is hosting an Exchange Dinner event on Friday, Nov. 22, 2019 at 5 p.m. at the Mauthe Center. Food from around the world and an exchange of culture are some exciting features of the event. This dinner celebrates the students on campus who received the International Research and Exchanges (IREX) scholarship. If you have any questions, please contact Study Abroad Coordinator Miriam Brabham at brabhamm@uwgb.edu.

Oct. 24 Trick-or-Treat Tot Trot

Announcing: Third annual Trick-or-Treat Tot Trot, Oct. 24

Rain or shine, UW-Green Bay’s Office of Residence Life will host a safe trick-or-treat event for children on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. The program is focused on pre-kindergarten through elementary school-age children from the Green Bay area. Participants and their adult chaperones or parents are asked to check-in at the Mauthe Center, 2418 Leon Bond Drive, Green Bay (adjacent to the Kress Events Center). Parking is available in the Kress Events Center lot or the Visitors lot near the University Union.

While there, children will be given a reusable trick-or-treat bag, will have the opportunity to take photos with costumed characters and will have a variety of treats to eat. From there, participants and their accompanying adult(s) will be led by a UW-Green Bay Ghost Guide to Roy Downham Hall, where they will trick-or-treat from room to room. Upon completion of the tour, Ghost Guides will return the groups to the Mauthe Center. An adult chaperone is required to accompany their children. Guides will leave intermittently. Families do not have to arrive at the Mauthe Center at 4:30 p.m., however, the final tour will depart at 6:15 p.m.

Questions can be directed to Gail Sims-Aubert at 920-465-2040.

‘Pakistan: Going Beyond Borders’ event on Wednesday (May 1)

The event “Pakistan: Going Beyond Borders” will take place at the Mauthe Center on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Come and join four exchange-semester students from Pakistan as they share their experience of living in the United States over the past few months. They will present the diversity they enjoy in Pakistan, not only in culture but in landscape as well. There will be a musical performance on the Rabab (a traditional musical instrument, originally from Afghanistan) and on an eastern flute, and lots of good Pakistani food prepared by them. For questions, please email Kristy Aoki at aokik@uwgb.edu.

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Reminder: Trick-or-Treat Tot Trot event to take place on Monday, Oct. 29

The UW-Green Bay Office of Residence Life will be hosting a Trick-or-Treat Tot Trot, a family-friendly and safe Halloween event, on Monday, Oct. 29, 2018 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., with participants and their chaperones asked to check-in at the Mauthe Center. Faculty and staff are welcome to bring their own kids! Focused on pre-kindergarten through elementary school-age children, the event will provide participants with a fun-filled trick-or-treating experience right here on campus. Learn more.

Mark your calendars: The Gray Havens concert set for next Friday

All Saints Church will host a concert featuring The Gray Havens on Friday, Sept. 14 at 7 p.m. in the Phoenix Rooms of the University Union, Green Bay Campus. The duo consists of Dave and Licia Redford, and their music strikes the balance stylistically between folk and pop. Admission is free but seating is reserved. Tickets can be reserved at www.allsaintsgb.org/events/grayhavens.

Come ‘bash the backyard’ at the Mauthe Center

The Richard Mauthe Center will kick off the 2018-19 year of programming with its Backyard Bash on Wednesday Sept. 5, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Eat, play games, listen to live music and learn more about what the Center is up this year. The celebration will be featuring local Madison band, Hypheria, whose rock riffs and jazz harmonies combine under strong funk grooves for a tastefully mystic experience. This event is free and open to the public. Bring friends and family! The event will take place outside on the Mauthe Center lawn. In the event of rain, the events moves inside to the Mauthe Center auditorium.

New book by Fr. Mauthe (namesake of Mauthe/Ecumenical Center) previewed

The Brown County Library previewed books recently by Wisconsin authors. Included is the book “Once in Love, Always in Love” by Father Richard Mauthe, namesake of the Mauthe Center (formerly the Ecumenical Center) located adjacent to UW-Green Bay. The following is the review in the Green Bay Press-Gazette. “In 2010, the Ecumenical Center on the campus of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay was renamed the Mauthe Center in honor of Father Mauthe. In this self-published memoir, readers learn about the man behind the collar. In this book, the late Mauthe reflects on his life and regales readers with scenes from his childhood — his adoption, stealing an ice cream from the store, gaining his brother as a sibling and, later on, attending Marquette University, falling in love with his girlfriend and attending seminary. He discusses his time at the UWGB Ecumenical Center — helping build and grow the ministry. Throughout the book, Mauthe poses moral and philosophical questions and attempts to provide answers to these complicated questions through his viewpoint. His honest anecdotes are light-hearted and he injects humor throughout the chapters. Although he’s no longer living, his spirit shines through the pages of this book.”