Tag: Phoenix GPS Program

GPS students are collecting donations for the Campus Cupboard

Students in Associate Lecturer Alexander Bozzo’s section of the Gateways to Phoenix Success (GPS) program, are collecting donations for the campus cupboard during the weeks of April 28 and May 5. Any donations will be appreciated, but the cupboard is particularly in need of tuna, toilet paper, peanut butter and any canned goods. If you […]

Prof. Vince Lowery named director of Student Success and Engagement

UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Vince Lowery (Humanities, History) will be joining the academic affairs administrative team at UW-Green Bay as the director of Student Success and Engagement. Lowery’s appointment is effective April 1, 2019.  He will report to Associate Provost for Academic Affairs, Clifton Ganyard. Lowery’s duties include the oversight and development of the Gateways […]

Next installment of ‘Tough Talks’ set for Wednesday (Mar. 6)

“Tough Talks: Teaching to the Transition from High School to College” with Associate Prof. Vince Lowery (History, Humanities), interim director of the GPS Program, will be taking place on Wednesday, Mar. 6, 2019 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Mary Ann Cofrin Hall Room 201 or virtually via Blackboard Collaborate Ultra. Sign up. More about […]

GPS co-director search on hold

Due to the absence of a director of Student Success and Engagement, the associate provost has decided to postpone the search for a GPS co-director.  An interim GPS director has been identified, and the GPS program will continue to operate as normal for the coming academic year. Once a new director of Student Success and […]

Photos: GPS poster session and year-end celebration

GPSPosters

On Friday, May 4, the 2017-2018 Gateways to Phoenix Success (GPS) cohort of faculty and peer mentors and first-year students joined with members of the campus community to celebrate participants’ successes throughout the year. The GPS program seeks to support students in their transition during their first year at the university as they adapt to […]

UW-Green Bay faculty, students and alumni share first-year navigation

A number of individuals with UW-Green Bay ties collaborated for an extensive piece on “Navigating the First Year in Community,” for the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AACU). Denise Bartell (Director of Student Success and Engagement and Gateways to Phoenix Success (GPS) Program Director) Assistant Prof. Alison Staudinger (Democracy and Justice Studies, Political Science, […]

Lowery named co-director of GPS program

Associate Prof. J. Vincent Lowery (Humanities) has been named co-director of the Gateways to Phoenix Success (GPS) Program. Lowery will support the continued growth of GPS, as it expands to serve 275 students for 2018-19. He will be working with Denise Bartell, the current director of GPS. Lowery teaches an array of ethnic studies courses […]

More than 200 UW-Green Bay students navigating with GPS

Phoneix GPS Program

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay has seen a dramatic expansion of its Gateways to Phoenix Success (GPS) program over the last two years. The program now enrolls 234 students across 10 different GPS sections. This is an increase of more than 100 students since 2015. The only program of its kind in Wisconsin, GPS is […]