Faculty note: Work of Alison Gates on exhibit in Appleton, Sept. 6

The work of three Wisconsin-based textile artists will be on exhibition at the Feather and Bone Gallery, located in The Draw, Appleton, Wisconsin. UW-Green Bay Prof. Alison Gates (Art) (Appleton), Patricia Filzen (Appleton) and Heidi Parkes (Milwaukee). “Through the historical perspective of craft and ‘women’s work,’ the pieces in the exhibition will at times speaks on feminism, environmentalism, and politics, while at other times pull back remembrances of home, comfort, and familiarity.”

Exhibition reception: Friday, September 6, 2019 from 5 to 8 p.m. Free. Artist talk: Friday, September 6, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. Free.
Exhibition will be installed September 6-28, 2019. Free.

The curator is UW-Green Bay alumnus Cristian Andersson ’13 (Art and Design), also a frequent teacher in the UW-Green Bay Summer Art Camps.

 

Summer Music Campers

Summer Camps, Take Two

It was a sweet sound to our ears in July, when UW-Green Bay hosted the Summer Music Camps, including piano, band, orchestra, choral and the Rock Academy. High School students were able to customize their experience with a wide range of choices, from music theory to pop strings and fiddling. UW-Green Bay also hosted Art Camp, Robotics and STEM Camp and Video Game Programming in recent weeks.

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Summer Camps 2019 - Group 2

– Photos by Dan Moore, Office of Marketing and University Communication

Summer Camps

Photo gallery: Happy Campers

They are artists, engineers, musicians and more, and they descend on the Green Bay campus every year for a week (or so) of learning and fun. They are the UW-Green Bay Summer Camp students.

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Summer Camps 2019

– Photos by Summer Camps Staff and Dan Moore, Marketing and University Communication

 

Girls volleyball camp offered at UW-Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus, June 18-20

The Wombat Girls Volleyball Camp, a volleyball skill-building camp designed for girls entering grades 7 through 9 to cover spiking, serving, passing, offenses and defenses, will take place at the UW-Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus on June 18-20, 2019 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Learn more about the volleyball camp.

Jason Mathwig awarded $13,822 from Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Congratulations to Continuing Education and Community Engagement’s Jason Mathwig, Director of Camps and Conferences, on being awarded $13,822 from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction for the project titled “Youth Opportunities” last September. This grant provides scholarship funds for local middle and high schoolers to attend an extensive series of summer camps as commuters or residents at UW-Green Bay including: Art camp, Aviation Student training Experience, Camp Lloyd (for grieving children), Diversity Leadership Institute, Grandparents’ University, Life’s A Lab Medical Camp, Music Camps, Robotics and STEM, Rock Academy and Video Game Programming. Students qualifying for a scholarship must be a Wisconsin resident, qualify for free or reduced lunch at school and have a GPA of 2.5 or higher in core academic subjects (english, math, science, social studies, reading and foreign languages). Scholarships are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. These scholarships allow many children who would not otherwise have the means to attend the summer camp program. Learn more.

High school students can earn transferable college credits through new UW-Green Bay summer programs

Green Bay, Wis. — The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is excited to announce the launch of the Global Learning Program and Summer Scholars Program, which will help Northeast Wisconsin high school juniors and seniors prepare for college. These programs will give high school students the opportunity to take UW-Green Bay courses and earn college credits that transfer to thousands of colleges and universities across the country. As well, students will be able to gain valuable college prep skills, including time management and college-level information analysis.

The Global Learning Program combines community events with online discussions aimed at enhancing students’ understanding of global economic, political and cultural matters. Registration for this program is open now and ends on Friday, March 22, 2019. The program spans through spring and summer.

The Summer Scholars Program brings participants to the UW-Green Bay campus for four full days per week beginning on Monday, Jun. 17, 2019 and ending on Thursday, Jul. 11, 2019 to take courses in English, environmental science or astronomy. Participants will receive college credit for the course, as well as academic support and enrichment workshops on college topics including applications, financial aid and study skills. Registration for Summer Scholars is open now and closes Friday, May 17, 2019.

Interested parents and students can register and learn more by visiting the UW-Green Bay K-12 Relations website. Questions regarding the Summer Scholars or Global Learning Programs can be directed to Tessa Tilot in the K-12 Relations office via email at tilott@uwgb.edu or via phone at 920-465-2035.

About the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is a comprehensive public institution offering undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs to nearly 8,000 students with campus locations in Green Bay, Marinette, Manitowoc and Sheboygan. Established in 1965 on the border of Green Bay, the University and its campuses are centers of cultural enrichment, innovation and learning. The Green Bay campus is home to one of the Midwest’s most prolific performing arts centers, a nationally recognized 4,000-seat student recreation center, Division I athletics, an award-winning nine-hole golf course and a five-mile recreational trail and arboretum, which is free and open to the public. This four-campus University transforms lives and communities through student-focused teaching and research, innovative learning opportunities, powerful connections and a problem-solving approach to education. UW-Green Bay’s main campus is centrally located, close to both the Door County resort area and the dynamic economies of Northeast Wisconsin, the Fox Valley region and the I-43 corridor. UW-Green Bay offers in-demand programs in science, engineering and technology; business; health, education and social welfare; and arts, humanities and social sciences. For more information, visit www.uwgb.edu.

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Pride Leadership Camp to be offered this summer

A Pride Leadership Camp will be offered this summer. The Middle School Pride Camp will take place from Sunday, July 28, 2019 through Friday, Aug. 2, 2019 and the High School Pride Camp will run Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019 through Friday, Aug. 9, 2019. The five-day leadership training focuses on a new topic each day: personal integrity in leadership; enhancing family relationships; healthy friendships and relationships; community resources; and developing leadership skills and goals. Learn more.