Faculty Development Institute is tomorrow (Feb. 19)

Reminder: Tomorrow (Jan. 19) is the Faculty Development Institute in the University Union. The Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning has organized a wide-range of development opportunities, including workshops that grapple with smart advising, collaborative learning, inclusivity, academic freedom, writing across the disciplines, and grant writing. Each workshop is designed to engage participants and provide clear, implementable “takeaways” by its end.  Check out the workshop descriptions here. Join us for a reception to decompress and reconnect after the Institute.

Weather-related campus closings and communications

Just a reminder that campus personnel will likely not receive all campus communications regarding campus staying open. Campus closings or weather-related changes will be reported via local media and in an all-campus e-mail, either from the Log or Public Safety. Your safety is of upmost importance. Please adhere to campus winter storm policies if you cannot make it to campus https://www.uwgb.edu/provost/policies/storm.asp.

Reminder: Time to nominate your Student Employee of the Year

UW-Green Bay Student Employment is seeking nominations for the 2017 Student Employee of the Year (SEOTY) competition. Take advantage of the break between semesters to write a nomination for an outstanding student employee. Applications are evaluated based on reliability, professionalism, quality of work, initiative and uniqueness of contribution.  A special ceremony to recognize nominees and award winners will be held April 10, 2017. Learn more about the program at http://www.uwgb.edu/student-employment/seoty/overview.asp. All nominations (forms available at http://www.uwgb.edu/student-employment/seoty/nominate.asp) are due to the Student Employment Office (SS1100) by Feb. 17.  Please contact Allen Voelker, voelkera@uwgb.edu or 920-465-2556, with questions.

Reminder: upcoming Global Studies discussion

A second of the semester Global Studies discussion on Gender Inequality and Public Policies in South Korea, takes place from 3:30 to 5 p.m. this Thursday, Oct. 13, in Room 103 of the University Union. Sunjoo Cho, Director of Gender Budget Research Center, Korean Women’s Development Institute (KWDI), South Korea, leads the discussion which is free and open to the public.

Reminder: register for Make a Difference Day

The first 300 to register receive a free t-shirt. Plus, it’s a wonderful team-building experience with your peers and co-workers. Remember to register by Oct. 17 for UW-Green Bay’s Make a Difference Day, which will take place from 1 to 4 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 21. Join the campus community to help make a difference in the Green Bay area by volunteering at various local organizations or on campus. Check in is at 12:30 p.m., transportation is provided, and a celebration social will be held following the event. Register and learn more, at www.uwgb.edu/Make-a-Difference-Day.

Reminder: electrical engineering discussion

Local engineer, Ross G. Barrette will present, “Electrical Engineers in the Utility,” at 5:15 p.m. this Wednesday, Oct. 5, in MAC 225. Barrette is a senior standards engineer at Wisconsin Public Service, with a primary role of creating and maintaining equipment specifications and construction standards for all electrical overhead equipment used by Wisconsin Public Service and We Energies.

Reminder: UWGB hosts ‘Degrees of Debt’ Tuesday

UW-Green Bay will host USA TODAY NETWORK – Wisconsin’s Degrees of Debt series in the Christie Theater from 7 to 8:20 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4. Dean of College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences Scott Furlong, Vice President of the Student Government Association Dylan Tritt, and recent graduate Vanya Koepke will lead the discussion. There will be free pizza.

Reminder: Campus invited to visit with the Elders

The opportunity to study with First Nations Elders as practiced in North America for thousands of years is a rare opportunity. The UWGB Professional Program in Education’s Center for First Nations Studies (Wood Hall 410) offers informal opportunities for all students, staff and faculty to learn from the Elders and engage in a more complete First Nations Studies teaching/learning experience. Please stop in and visit with the Elders in Residence this semester at the following times. No appointments needed:


  • Judge Richard Ackley (Bad River Anishinaabe), 9 a.m. to noon
  • Napos (Menominee): 2:30 to 5:30 p.m.


  • Sue Daniels (Oneida Nation of Wis.) 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  • Napos (Menominee) 2:30 to 5:30 p.m.


  • Carol Cornelius, Ph. D. (Oneida Nation of Wis./Mohican) 11:30 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.