Earn a Mental Health First Aid Certification

A two-part Mental Health First Aid Certification training course will be available on Friday, Feb. 28 and Friday, March 6, 2020 from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Mauthe Center. This event is free and open to UW-Green Bay students, faculty and staff. Attendance on both days for the full duration, eight hours, is required to receive a certificate of completion. Register here.

SBDC offering eight-week Entrepreneurial Training Program

The SBDC at UW-Green Bay is offering an eight-week Entrepreneurial Training Program in Brown County starting March 30, 2020, and in Sheboygan County starting April 1, 2020. The program helps participants write a comprehensive business plan for their start-up business or their company experiencing growth. The cost is only $250 when you complete an accepted business plan. The WEDC provides the remaining $750 in tuition assistance. For more information, visit the website at https://www.uwgb.edu/sbdc/html/programs.asp, email sbdc@uwgb.edu or call us at 920-366-9065.

SAFE Ally Level 1 & 2 Training is Friday, March 13

The UW-Green Bay Pride Center is offering SAFE Ally Level 1 and Level 2 training on Friday, March 13, at UW-Green Bay in the University Union, Room World Unity B. Level 1 is from 10 a.m. to noon; Level 2 is from 1 to 3 p.m. Level 1 focuses on vocabulary, the use of inclusive pronouns, LGBTQ+ community and workplace experiences and how to increase one’s ability to be an ally. Level 2 digs deeper into challenges LGBTQ+ experience due to discrimination in government and organizational policies, and what you can do to increase support of LGBTQ+.

Please RSVP for one or both of the SAFE Ally classes here or use the link: https://uwgreenbay.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_b7pMD6uh1hQCU7z.

Reminder: Don’t miss some of the professional development opportunities of 2020

There are still opportunities to sign up for some of the safety trainings being offered by members of the University Staff Professional Development Committee and the Academic Staff Professional Development Program Committee in partnership with University Police! This series of training sessions are different than “Dealing with Disruptions” offered in the past, and have been tailored to meet the needs of UW–Green Bay staff. The workshops are standalone, but are designed to be utilized together. Although sessions for “Self Defense: Protecting Yourself In A Crisis Situation” have concluded, there are still opportunities to participate in “Active Shooter” and “Crisis First Aid” training. Information on these sessions is below:

Active Shooter: Run, Hide, Fight
When seconds count, the police are minutes away. This 90-minute workshop is designed to give the campus community member essential skills to survive until help arrives.

Jan. 15, 2020; 1 to 2:30 p.m.

Location: IS 1034, Green Bay Campus.

Crisis First Aid…What To Do Before Help Arrives
This 90-minute workshop will prepare the employee to provide “self-aid” and “basic lifesaving first aid” to others during a dynamic situation (mass casualty, plane crash, active shooter, etc.). This session is intended to inform the participant on basic treatments of traumatic trauma injuries.

Jan. 21, 2020; 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Location: Christie Theatre, Green Bay Campus.

All Academic and University Staff are encouraged to attend.  There is no fee.

Registration – Active Shooter: Run, Hide, Fight
Registration – Crisis First Aid…What To Do Before Help Arrives

ROTC drill and training to take place today (Nov. 1)

On Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018 from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., UW-Green Bay Military Science will be conducting movement drills in the wooded area between the South Circle and Main Entrances off of Nicolet Drive and the disc golf course area. Participants will park in Wood Hall lot and you should expect to see participants in military uniform, camouflage and civilian clothing. No simulated weapons will be used in this training exercise. The movement drills will have students moving in line and wedge formations. Any students, staff or faculty that have concerns should contact the ROTC faculty members that will be present at the training or the Assistant Prof. of Military Science at Jeremy.bourque@snc.edu or Military Science instructor SFC Nathan Preder at predern@uwgb.edu.

Reminder: Active shooter training

UW-Green Bay will be hosting joint active shooter training in Wood Hall on Wednesday and Thursday, August 22-23, 2018 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. You may notice police vehicles from multiple Wisconsin law enforcement agencies and local fire departments in the area of Wood Hall. It is possible that you may hear “simulated” gunfire and yelling in and around Wood Hall. The training will better prepare UW-Green Bay police officers and local agencies to respond to emergencies on our campus as well as surrounding communities. The area of Wood Hall will be closed and marked off as police training. For any questions or concerns please contact UW-Green Bay Public Safety at 465-2300 ext. 2.

Safe Ally level 1 training

Did you know that the Pride Center has trained more than 650 people in SAFE Ally Level 1 in the past four-plus years? You can receive a SAFE Ally sticker to indicate to others that you have completed the training and want to be known as an ally for LGBTQ+ students and employees. Take the opportunity to enroll in the final session of SAFE Ally level 1 for fall 2016. Four more seats are open for the session from 10 a.m. to noon, Monday, Nov. 7, in Wood Hall near the Center for First Nations Studies. Watch for SAFE Ally wayfinding signs as you get off of the elevator on the fourth floor. To RSVP, please e-mail Stacie Christian at christis@uwgb.edu.

Upcoming computer workshop

With a peaking interest in cloud technologies, the UW-Green Bay’s Computing and Information Technology (CIT) department has constructed a one-hour workshop on OneDrive for business and Sharepoint. The workshop is free and open to all UWGB students, faculty and staff, and will be conveniently held multiple times throughout October. To view the schedule and enroll in a workshop, go to http://www.uwgb.edu/cit/training/workshops/.

Pride Center offers SAFE Ally training

The Pride Center is offering SAFE Ally level 1 and 2 training on Monday, Sept. 26 in the World Unity B meeting room next to the Phoenix Club. Level 1 is student-lead and is from 10:00 a.m. to noon. Level 2 is led by Stacie Christian, Director of Inclusive Excellence and Pride Center from 12:30 p.m to 2:00 p.m. SAFE Ally training provides opportunities for students and employees to talk about safe space and campus support for LGBTQ+ individuals.

RSVP for level 1

RSVP for level 2

Inclusive Excellence events

Inclusivity and Equity Series Workshop Part 1

The Inclusivity and Equity Series Workshop Part 1 will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Friday, Sept. 23 in University Union Phoenix Room B. This workshop explores what Inclusive Excellence is and can be at UWGB. Attendees will learn the difference between a hate crime and a bias report through specific examples utilized in the “Stop the Hate” training at UWGB. Please RSVP by Sept. 20 here.

Inclusivity and Equity Series Workshop Part 2

The Inclusivity and Equity Series Workshop Part 2 will be held from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23 in Phoenix B of the University Union. This workshop defines the difference between tolerance and acceptance and how a cultural change can occur from tolerance to acceptance. Other concepts that are introduced and explored include cultural humility, how to be accountable for change, tokenism, and the ability for employee resource groups to enhance employee engagement. Please RSVP by Sept. 20 here.

Volunteer with the Packers wives

Paul’s Pantry will be hosting the Packers Wives Event on Sunday, Sept. 25. Employees can volunteer to work alongside student volunteers from the Pride Center and Student Life, and Inclusive Excellence as well as the greater community to help stack, pack, or otherwise assist with the community wide Packers Wives Event that collects food to be distributed at Pauls’ Pantry. The first 20 volunteers can reserve a spot by contacting Stacie Christian at christis@uwgb.edu or Stephanie Kaponya in Student Life.