University Staff no longer recycling toner cartridges, but the Mailroom will help

The University Staff is no longer collecting toner cartridges or tanks on the UW-Green Bay campus. Going forward the Mailroom will take all cartridges and toner tanks provided they are in clean packaging.  Below are the options for recycling:

  • MARCO cartridges:  Print a postage paid/free shipping label here: https://www.marconet.com/support/vendor-recycling-program
  • All other cartridges and toner tanks: The Mailroom will pick them up in original packaging or plastic bag for recycling on the normal mail run. You may also dropped them off in person at Laboratory Sciences, Room 110A
  • New cartridges that you no longer use can still be sent to Surplus.

Please email usc@uwgb.edu if you have any questions.

Professional development opportunity, ‘Strategies for Grant Writing’

UW-Green Bay Continuing Education is hosting training for non-profit professionals at UW-Green Bay’s Manitowoc Campus. The Success Workshop: Strategies for Grant Writing, will be July 24-25, 8:30 a.m. to Noon. Cost is $179. Register here. The two-part series will dive into the grant-writing process and how to excel at developing a grant-writing strategy. Associate Prof. Lora Warner and Assistant Prof. Kerry Kuenzi (both Public and Environmental Affairs), will lead the training.

Professional development opportunity, Tuesday, June 18

All employees from all campuses are invited! “A Rolodex of Lived Experiences,” led by former Big 10 Coach of the Year, Angie Lee will be held Tuesday, June 18, in Phoenix B from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Here’s more:
Angie Lee was at the top of her game. It was 1996 and she had just led the University of Iowa to a stellar season in her first year as head coach of the women’s basketball team. She was living the basketball dream,  until she became disenchanted and had to walk away. The rest is history – listen to Angie tell her story. The professional development workshop, sponsored by the Academic Staff Professional Development Programming Committee and the University Staff Professional Development Committee, is being offered to academic staff, university staff & faculty at no charge. Registration closes at midnight on June 13.

Register here.

Reminder: ‘Wisconsin Demographics – How the Changes Affect University the Potential’

Register today for the professional development workshop “Wisconsin Demographics – How the Changes Affect the University Potential” on Thursday, April 18, 2019 from 10 a.m. to noon or 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in Phoenix Room B located in UW-Green Bay’s University Union. Organizers welcome Mark O’Connell, executive director at Wisconsin Counties Association in Madison. O’Connell will create a journey into world, national and state demographics. He will look at the challenges that face society, and what this means for the future of education and universities. He will demonstrate an exercise to position outstanding leaders in pursuit of choice. This free workshop, sponsored by the Academic Staff Professional Development Programming Committee and the University Staff Professional Development Committee, is being offered to all faculty and staff. Registration closes at midnight on Tuesday, April 16, 2019.

Register by April 16 for ‘Wisconsin Demographics – How the Changes Affect the University Potential’

Register today for the professional development workshop “Wisconsin Demographics – How the Changes Affect the University Potential” on Thursday, April 18, 2019 from 10 a.m. to noon or 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in Phoenix Room B located in UW-Green Bay’s University Union. Organizers welcome Mark O’Connell, executive director at Wisconsin Counties Association in Madison. O’Connell will create a journey into world, national and state demographics. He will look at the challenges that face society, and what this means for the future of education and universities. He will demonstrate an exercise to position outstanding leaders in pursuit of choice. This free workshop, sponsored by the Academic Staff Professional Development Programming Committee and the University Staff Professional Development Committee, is being offered to all faculty and staff. Registration closes at midnight on Tuesday, April 16, 2019.

Take a break from spring break (March 19) for professional development

Sponsored jointly by the Academic Staff Professional Development Program Committee and the University Staff Professional Development Committee, the professional development workshop “Teamwork, Communication, Creativity” will be Tuesday, March 19, 2019 from 2:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. in the Phoenix Club, located in UW-Green Bay’s University Union. Following the sessions, Comedy City will present “Improv On The Job” from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. “Comradery Happy Hour” will then take place at 4:30 p.m. University staff and academic staff employees at all UW-Green Bay campuses are invited and encouraged to attend. Register and learn more.

Register for professional development workshop featuring Comedy City by Monday, March 18

Sponsored jointly by the Academic Staff Professional Development Program Committee and the University Staff Professional Development Committee, the professional development workshop “Teamwork, Communication, Creativity” will be Tuesday, March 19, 2019 from 2:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. in the Phoenix Club, located in UW-Green Bay’s University Union. Following the sessions, Comedy City will present “Improv On The Job”from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. “Comradery Happy Hour” will then take place at 4:30 p.m. University staff and academic staff employees at all UW-Green Bay campuses are invited and encouraged to attend. Register and learn more.

Save the date: Professional development opportunity on Thursday, Apr. 18

Academic Staff, University Staff and Faculty are invited to attend a presentation by Mark O’Connell, the executive director of Wisconsin Counties Association, in Madison. Mark will be speaking on “Wisconsin Demographics – How the Changes Affect the University Potential,” on Thursday, Apr. 18, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. in Phoenix Room B, Green Bay Campus. He will create a journey into world, national and state demographics, looking at the challenges we face as a society and what this means for the future of education and universities. He will demonstrate an exercise which could position you to be outstanding leaders in pursuit of choice. Watch your email for the registration link. This workshop is sponsored by the Academic Staff Professional Development Programming Committee and the University Staff Professional Development Committee.

Interest Surveys to be sent out

Members of the University’s Academic Staff have received an email from the Secretary of Faculty and Staff (SOFAS@uwgb.edu) with a Qualtrics link asking you to complete a Preference Survey for the Academic Staff Leadership and Involvement Committee.

On the morning of Monday, Feb. 4, 2019, the appropriate faculty and staff will receive an email asking you to complete an Interest Survey for the University Staff Elections Committee.

This is your opportunity to provide your preferences for next year’s committees. If you have not received either survey by noon on Monday, Feb. 4, 2019 please check your Junk/Spam folder to see if it has been filtered. Questions maybe be directed to SOFAS@uwgb.edu.

University Staff Assembly is Jan. 29

Please mark your calendars and plan to attend the University Staff Assembly, January 29, 2019, from 1:30 to 3 p.m. in Phoenix Room C, University Union. If there are specific issues that you would like addressed at the meeting, please contact the University Staff Committee at usc@uwgb.edu no later than Jan. 15, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. Examples might be:

  • University staff personnel or policy issues
  • UW-Green Bay shared governance issues
  • UW System shared governance issues

 A meeting invitation and agenda will be sent next week.