Mental health presentation set for Tuesday (May 7)

A mental health presentation presented by Eric Arneson, vice chancellor for student affairs and campus climate, and Lissa Balison, senior counselor, will take place on Tuesday, March 7, 2019 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. in the Alumni Room (Room 103) located in UW-Green Bay’s University Union. Come and share in the mental health presentation that was presented to the Board of Regents earlier this semester. Mental health data and trends that impact UW-Green Bay, the UW System and the nation will be discussed. This will be a presentation and open discussion exploring the impact on students and our ability to serve them.

Open sessions for conduct and accommodations coordinator are April 8-12

Four candidates will be interviewing for the conduct and accommodations coordinator position in Student Affairs next week. The candidates will give a five-minute overview of important issues related to conduct and accommodations in higher education. After the presentation, the session will open up for a Q & A. Your insight and feedback on the candidates is appreciated, so please join-in for one or all of the sessions. There will be feedback sheets for you to return to the search chair after the session.

Session schedule:

  • Monday, April 8, 2019 from 1 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. in the Christie Theatre: Tyler Lenz-Fisher
  • Wednesday, April 10, 2019 from 11:15 a.m. to noon in the Alumni Room (UU 103): Adam Guenther
  • Thursday, April 11, 2019 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. in the Christie Theatre: James Zarling
  • Friday, April 12, 2019 from 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. in the Christie Theatre: Nicole Kurth

If you are interested in seeing the cover letters and resumes prior to the open forum, please contact Linda Peacock-Landrum at peacockl@uwgb.edu, otherwise there will be copies available at the session.

Counseling and Health RFP Listening Sessions to take place on Tuesday, April 2 and Monday, April 8

Counseling and Health RFP Listening Sessions with Q&A will be taking place on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 from 11 a.m. to noon in Phoenix Room A in UW-Green Bay’s University Union and on Monday, April 8, 2019 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. in the Alumni Room (Room 103) located in the University Union. The sessions will be facilitated by Vice Chancellor Eric Arneson (Student Affairs and Campus Climate). These listening sessions serve as opportunities to share your thoughts on what the ideal Counseling and Health Center would look like as UW-Green Bay considers healthcare delivery options.

 

‘We Are GB’ artistic representation accepting photo submissions until Friday, March 29

Submissions for the “We Are GB” project are due by Friday, March 29, 2019. The project aims to create an artistic representation of the collective cultures of UW-Green Bay for a tunnel in the Instructional Services (IS) building. UW-Green Bay students, faculty and staff are invited to submit a picture or two that represents their culture, along with a sentence or two explaining the picture related to the culture. All the submissions will be presented to an artist, who will then design the art piece. Your actual picture may or may not be used, but your submission will allow the artist to use your image, versions of it or words in the final piece. Submit your photos.

Healthy Choices Task Force to present program on human trafficking on Tuesday, Nov. 27

The Student Affairs Healthy Choices Task Force is sponsoring the program “Human Trafficking: A Local Perspective” with Kim Sandstorm from Eye Heart World on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018 at 6 p.m. in the Christie Theatre.

Reminder: Somos Latinas event is tomorrow (Sept. 20)

UW-Green Bay presents Somos Latinas: Voices of Wisconsin Latina Activists on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018. The first session will take place from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and the second session, which includes a book signing reception, will be 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Both sessions will take place in the Phoenix Rooms located in UW-Green Bay’s University Union. This event is free and open to the community.

Twenty-five Latina agents of change share their inspirational stories in Somos Latinas: Voices of Wisconsin Latina Activists, co-edited by Andrea-Teresa Arenas, PhD, and Eloisa Gómez, who will speak at the event. Books will be available for sale at The Phoenix Bookstore on campus and at the 6 p.m. session.

Sponsored by the Office of Student Life, Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs, Diversity Task Force, Inclusive Excellence, The Phoenix Bookstore and the Division of Student Affairs and Campus Climate. For more information, contact Claudia Guzmán at guzmanc@uwgb.edu or 920-465-2464..

UW-Green Bay brings ‘Somos Latinas: Voices of Wisconsin Latina Activists’ to campus, Sept. 20

GREEN BAY – In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay presents “Somos Latinas: Voices of Wisconsin Latina Activists.” Members of the public and campus 25299062_1534372853346588_7935690592857639482_ncommunity have two opportunities to see the presentation in the Phoenix Rooms, University Union on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018. Sessions will take place from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. featuring a book signing reception.

“Somos Latinas” shares the powerful narratives of 25 activists — from outspoken demonstrators to collaborative community-builders to determined individuals working for change behind the scenes — providing proof of the long-standing legacy of Latina activism throughout Wisconsin. “Somos Latinas” draws on activist interviews conducted as part of the Somos Latinas Digital History Project, housed at the Wisconsin Historical Society.

The book is co-edited by Andrea-Teresa Arenas, PhD, and Eloisa Gómez, who will each speak at the event. Also participating in the 6 p.m. session is:

  • Sister Melanie Maczka, executive director of Casa ALBA Melanie in Green Bay
  • Natalia Sidon, crime prevention coodinator, Green Bay Police Department; board member, youth advocate and mentor at Casa ALBA
  • Gabriela Gamboa, president, Hispanic Community Council of Northeast Wisconsin
  • Elvita Erdmann, Hispanic coordinator, Family Services of Northeast Wisconsin

The books will be available for sale at The Phoenix Bookstore, located in the University Union on campus, and at the 6 p.m. session, which includes a book signing by the authors.

This event is sponsored by the Office of Student Life, Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs, Diversity Task Force, Inclusive Excellence and the Division of Student Affairs and Campus Climate. For more information, please contact Claudia Guzmán by email at guzmanc@uwgb.edu, or by phone at 920- 465-2464.

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UW-Green Bay celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with programs next week

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, UW-Green Bay presents Somos Latinas: Voices of Wisconsin Latina Activists. Two programs next Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018 are free and open to the public:
Session #1: 11a.m to 12:30 p.m.
Session #2: 6 to 8:30 p.m. with a book signing reception
Location: Phoenix Room, University Union, Green Bay Campus

Here’s more: Twenty-five Latina agents of change share their inspirational stories in Somos Latinas: Voices of Wisconsin Latina Activists, co-edited by Andrea-Teresa Arenas, PhD, and Eloisa Gómez, who will speak at the event.

Somos Latinas shares the powerful narratives of 25 activists — from outspoken demonstrators to collaborative community-builders to determined individuals working for change behind the scenes — providing proof of the long-standing legacy of Latina activism throughout Wisconsin. Somos Latinas draws on activist interviews conducted as part of the Somos Latinas Digital History Project, housed at the Wisconsin Historical Society.

Books will be available for sale at The Phoenix Bookstore on campus and at the 6 p.m. session, which includes a book signing by the authors.

Sponsored by the Office of Student Life, Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs, Diversity Task Force, Inclusive Excellence, The Phoenix Bookstore and the Division of Student Affairs and Campus Climate. For more information, contact Claudia Guzmán: guzmanc@uwgb.edu / 920-465-2464.

Green Bay men’s basketball announces schedule and Resch contract

The Green Bay men’s basketball team announced its Horizon League schedule on Tuesday, as well as its new contract agreement with the Resch Center. The University signed a six-year deal with PMI Entertainment, which manages the Resch. The venue will remain the primary home for the Phoenix, although it will play select games at the 4,018-seat on-campus Kress Center starting this season. Eric Arneson, vice chancellor for Student Affairs and Campus Climate and Athletics Director Charles Guthrie, commented. See more.

Mark your calendars: Bash in the Stacks is Thursday, Sept. 13

Cofrin Library’s annual Bash in the Stacks event is set for Thursday, Sept. 13 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. There will be food, games, Nerf tag, henna and balloon artists, a mini quiz bowl and crafts to bring in the fall semester! This event is sponsored by the Cofrin Library, Student Life, FOCUS and the Office of the Vice-Chancellor for Student Affairs.