Tag: military

Veterans Day observances to include full week of activities


UW-Green Bay will show appreciation for veterans on campus and in the community with a week of events starting with Monday, Nov. 11, Veterans Day. Organizers say that since many members of the UW-Green Bay community know someone who is or has been in the military they are encouraged to wear their military branch insignia […]

Items needed for soldier ‘care packages’

In conjunction with the annual Chancellor’s Veterans Reception to be held on campus Friday, Nov. 9, beginning at 4 p.m. in the Phoenix Room of the University Union, the UW-Green Bay Vets 4 Vets Club will be collecting donated items to be forwarded to active-duty military personnel. Following the reception on Friday, there will be […]

UW-Green Bay to host Chancellor’s Veteran Reception Nov. 9

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay will host its annual Chancellor’s Veteran Reception at 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9 in the Phoenix Room of the University Union on campus, 2420 Nicolet Drive. The annual event is a chance to honor campus and community veterans and active-duty personnel, all of whom are invited to attend, said UW-Green […]

We’re ‘military friendly,’ for fourth consecutive year

We are happy to report that for the fourth year in a row, UW-Green Bay has been named to the list of Military Friendly Schools, compiled by Victory Media Inc. The list honors the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools that are doing the most to embrace America’s military service members, veterans […]

UW-Green Bay awarded Military Friendly Schools ® Title from Victory Media Inc.

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay once again has been named to the annual Military Friendly Schools ® list from Victory Media, the premier media entity for military personnel transitioning into civilian life. The 2013 Military Friendly Schools ® list honors the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools that are doing the most […]

System, Extension, Tech Colleges launch mobile Veterans Education Portal

Military veterans now have access to higher education resources through their mobile devices, thanks to a partnership between the UW System, UW-Extension and Wisconsin Technical College System. The groups have released a smart phone-friendly version of the Veterans Education Portal, which launched in November 2010 to help veterans transition from military service to college life. […]

Welcome back! Ashwaubenon reservists to be honored Saturday at the Kress

One hundred U.S. Army Reservists officially will be welcomed home from Afghanistan Saturday (June 9) during the Welcome Home Warrior Citizen ceremony at the Kress Events Center. Members of the Ashwaubenon-based 432nd Civil Affairs Battalion, which returned home in March, will be honored during the event. Click here for more info, and to see photos […]

Military sendoff at Kress Center

Approximately 100 soldiers who are bound for Afghanistan later this year were honored March 5 with a sendoff on the UW-Green Bay campus for the 432nd Civil Affairs Battalion. The special community ceremony took place at the Kress Events Center, with several hundred family members and friends in attendance. The Green Bay Press-Gazette reported that the unit […]