Green Bay area high school students in the Upward Bound program, hosted in the TRiO and Precollege office under the leadership of Michael Casbourne, are teaming up with veterans on campus to help bring holiday cheer to Wisconsin veterans. The little town of King (near Waupaca) is the site of a residential veteran’s facility with […]
The UW-Green Bay community celebrated and remembered campus and community military veterans Nov. 11, honoring them with the annual Chancellor’s Veteran Reception in the Phoenix Rooms of the University Union. The UW-Green Bay Veterans Day tradition honors past and present service members from all branches of the U.S. military, and specifically recognizes UW-Green Bay students who have returned to school to obtain their degrees.
UW-Green Bay veteran services adviser Elaina Koltz and two members of the Vets 4 Vets student organization got some airtime Tuesday (Nov. 11) morning, appearing on two local news shows to promote today’s Chancellor’s Veteran Reception and related activities. Koltz got up extra early to appear on the NBC 26 Today morning program, and she […]
UW-Green Bay’s second annual 9/11 Walk the Stairs event drew considerable media attention Thursday (Sept. 11), as 118 students, faculty and staff traversed floors two through eight of the Cofrin Library in solemn remembrance. Leading the way were Green Bay Firefighter Logan Simkowski and Freedom volunteer firefighter Jesse Brody, an admissions advisor in UW-Green Bay’s […]
Already distributed campuswide but repeated here for the record and for benefit of our off-campus readers: The stairs of the eight-story Cofrin Library at UW-Green Bay once again be opened all the way to the top on Sept. 11 for a 9/11 memorial event from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Participants will walk the stairs […]
A record number of golfers (an event-maximum 144) raised a record number of dollars (15,000) during the June 13 Alumni Scholarship Golf Outing. UW-Green Bay’s Vets 4 Vets Club also raised more than $1,000 for veterans scholarships, our friends in Advancement tell us — and everyone had a blast hitting the links. Bellin Health and […]
Alumni and friends raised a record $15,000 in scholarships during the annual Alumni Scholarship Golf Outing, Friday, June 13, and according to Alumni Director Kari Moody, had a blast doing it. UWGB’s Vets 4 Vets Club also raised $1,000-plus that will go toward scholarships for veterans who are enrolled at UWGB. A record number of golfers — the 144 maximum — participated in the 2014 event.
Here’s one final invitation to attend the annual planting of the Campus Memorial Garden from 3-5 p.m. Thursday (May 8) at the garden just outside the University Union. The garden was created for students, faculty, alumni and staff to plant a flower in remembrance of deceased loved ones. It is promoted by the Students of […]
UW-Green Bay’s student veterans and military service members now have their own space to be “at ease,” thanks to a new dedicated space bearing the military-inspired moniker. The At Ease Veteran & Service Member Student Lounge was dedicated Friday, Feb. 14 before a standing room-only crowd on the lower concourse of Mary Ann Cofrin Hall.
UW-Green Bay’s student veterans have a new space to call their own, and will celebrate its grand opening Friday (Feb. 14) with an afternoon dedication event. The “At Ease: Veteran & Service Member Student Lounge,” located in MAC 124 (the former Grad Pad) is a space designed to help build camaraderie and facilitate and enhance […]