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.
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.
Five hundred new UW-Green Bay students volunteered to clean up garbage at Bay Shore County Park in New Franken, Monday, Sept. 3. With approximately 77% of new students attending UW-Green Bay from outside of Brown County, the service project and Lambeau Field Celebration that followed, allowed the University to serve and showcase the region. In total, around 600 volunteers gathered at the park, with many of the students connecting with fellow classmates all while giving back to the community. WFRV-TV had coverage.
“Thousands of parents spent the Sunday before Labor Day saying goodbye to their kids, because Sunday is move-in day for UW Oshkosh and UW-Green Bay.” Some parents were emotional and most students said they were excited about a fresh start. WBAY has the story.
“Some people may have spent the weekend squeezing the last bit of summer. But for students at two UW schools, it was the beginning of a new adventure otherwise known as Move-in Day.” Fox 11 has the story.
Faculty and staff are invited to attend the first-ever Freshman Convocation. It will be held at the Weidner Center on Tuesday, Sept. 4 at 9 a.m. This will be the official welcome to the University for our class of 2022. The one-hour welcome will feature words of encouragement and thoughts on success from Chancellor Miller, Provost Davis, Green Bay Mayor Jim Schmidt and others. The inaugural Freshman Convocation was designed by a core group of faculty, students and staff. Please enter the Weidner Center through the rear doors as there is construction in the front. Also, please arrive by 8:50 a.m. so that staff and faculty can enter together in support of our students. There will be reserved seating for faculty and staff, and the new students will sit in the front.
The Employee Appreciation Week Work Group stationed Marketing and University Communication Photography Intern, Amanda Jo Danihel ’18 (Communication) at the newly redesigned concourse between Cofrin Library and Student Services to take photos of staff, faculty and others passing through with the Phoenix wings photo opp.
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– Photos by Amanda Jo Danihel, Marketing and University Communications
Growing enrollment at UW-Green Bay brings with it an issue that community partnership can remedy. Supply could not meet demand for on-campus housing this past school year, according to Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Campus Climate, Eric Arneson. Students and parents alike will be encouraged by a new project by DeLeers Construction with a new apartment complex being built this summer that could host about 100 more UWGB students as early as fall 2018. Currently UW-Green Bay can house 2,000 students. See the story by wearegreenbay.com.
The 37th Annual University of Wisconsin-Green Bay University Leadership Awards program is Friday, May 11, 2018 at 6 p.m. in the University Theatre, Theatre Hall. A reception will follow. The awards being presented are the Chancellor’s Medallion, the University Leadership Award, the Outstanding Student Award and Student Organization of the Year Award. Chancellor Gary L. Miller and Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Campus Climate Eric Arneson will be participating in the ceremony. If you are interested in attending, please RSVP by Monday, May 7. Suggested attire is business casual. Contact Student Life at 2220 if you have any questions.
Spring 2018 Recipients University Leadership Award Recipients:
Spring 2018 Chancellor’s Medallion Recipients:
Bao Nhia Xiong
Outstanding Student Award
Student Organization of the Year
Green Bandana Brigade
UW-Green Bay Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Campus Climate Eric Arneson, discusses a recent report about sexual assault allegations in the UW System, and particularly what happens with allegations at UW-Green Bay. WFRV-TV had the story.