Tag: Phuture Phoenix

Photos: Phuture Phoenix inspire, energize the Green Bay Campus

Phuture Phoenix

They came, they toured, they played, they ate, and they energized UW-Green Bay. Nearly 1,600 fifth-graders spend much of their day at UW-Green Bay, Oct. 16-17. It was the 15th annual Phuture Phoenix Phuture Phoenix Campus Visit. Students from 26 Northeast Wisconsin Schools were inspired to “dare to dream about going to college.” UW-Green Bay’s […]

UW-Green Bay to host nearly 1,600 fifth graders Oct. 16-17

Green Bay, Wis. — UW-Green Bay will host its fifteenth annual Phuture Phoenix Campus Visit on Oct. 16-17, 2019, welcoming 1,595 students from 26 Northeast Wisconsin Schools to the Green Bay campus to inspire the students to “dare to dream about going to college.” UW-Green Bay’s signature Phuture Phoenix program partners with schools that have […]

Phuture Phoenix students returning Oct. 16 and 17


It is that time of year again! On Wednesday, Oct. 16 and Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s campus will be flooded with visiting fifth graders in their safety green T-shirts. The visit is accomplished through UW-Green Bay’s Phuture Phoenix program. The visiting youth will check out a college class, learn […]

Get 2 the Point: Phuture Phoenix program helps students dream

Students are getting ready to head back to school, from kindergarten to college. University of Wisconsin-Green Bay students start classes on Sept. 4. Later this fall, a new influx of students will arrive at UW-Green Bay for a day, courtesy of the Phuture Phoenix program. It’s a campus visit program that started in 2002 by […]

Josh Vollmar recognized as UW-Green Bay’s ‘Most Outstanding Student’

Joshua Vollmar

Being good at something is one thing. Being passionate about learning is another. Outstanding Student Award Recipient, Joshua Vollmar, came to appreciate the difference after taking an Introduction to Human Biology class, realizing that learning about health science while sharing compassion through active volunteerism were key to how he wanted to build his future career. […]

Wow! 31 former Phuture Phoenix fifth-graders are now graduates

Phuture Phoenix Grads

Thirty one students who first came to campus from throughout Northeast Wisconsin as fifth graders will participate in Commencement on Saturday at the Kress Center. All of these students, hailing from all four colleges, participated in a Phuture Phoenix campus visit at least nine years ago. Please join Phuture Phoenix  in congratulating these students. You […]

Phuture Phoenix program to bring 800 eighth graders to campus in April 2019

Green Bay, Wis. — The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay has a vision to expand its Phuture Phoenix program. The signature program is best-known for hosting fifth graders from across the region in October of each year. In the month of April 2019, it will be expanding the program to include 800 eighth graders from Franklin, Edison […]