Reminder: Volunteers needed for WSMA State Solo and Ensemble Festival 2019

UW-Green Bay is once again the host campus for the Wisconsin School Music Association (WSMA) State Festival. This year it will be taking place on Saturday, May 4, 2019 and your help is needed:

  • Friday, May 3 (15-20 volunteers needed for set-up)
  • Saturday, May 4 (Hundreds of volunteers needed for runners and logistics)
  • Saturday, May 4 (15-20 volunteers needed to return rooms to original form)

To sign up, please contact Associate Prof. Adam Gaines (Music) 920-465-2440 or

Reminder: Volunteers needed for Destination Imagination event on Saturday, April 13

Volunteers are needed for the Destination Imagination (DI) Wisconsin State Tournament on Saturday, April 13, 2019, which will be hosted at UW-Green Bay. DI is a non-profit, volunteer-led, cause-driven organization. With 7,000 visitors expected to be on campus for the tournament, volunteers are needed provide visitors with a great experience and welcome them to our beautiful campus. This is a great opportunity to expose our campus to many residents of Wisconsin who might be new to our campus and potential future students. As a volunteer, you will be provided a staff t-shirt and a lunch ticket. Volunteer roles include parking attendants and hallway attendants. Register to volunteer.

Volunteers needed for human biology study

Volunteers are needed for a human biology study focusing on Echinacea and the immune system. Echinacea is a popular supplement used to reduce the severity and/or duration of respiratory infections, including the common cold. Despite its popularity, the effects of Echinacea on the immune system remain poorly understood.  Volunteers in this study will take either Echinacea or placebo-control capsules three-times daily for seven days. Pre-treatment and post-treatment health surveys and blood samples (4-6 teaspoons) are required.  There is no monetary compensation for study participation and your identity will remain confidential.  Volunteers may discontinue participation at any time. All are welcome to participate, including prior participants. Please contact Associate Prof. Brian Merkel (Human Biology) via email at with any questions.

Reminder: Make a Difference Day is Friday, Oct. 26

UW-Green Bay students, staff and faculty are encouraged to get involved in UWGB Make a Difference Day on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018. Please register for the various volunteering opportunities, which include both on-campus and off-campus locations, by noon on Friday, Oc. 19. Check-in is on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018 at the Winter Garden in Mary Ann Cofrin Hall, and transportation will be provided to off-campus locations. Participants will receive a free T-shirt while supplies last. Learn more.

UW-Green Bay alumna honored with Greater Green Bay Chamber’s Daniel Whitney Award

Mary Jane Herber ’03 (Humanistic Studies) was honored as the 2018 recipient of the Daniel Whitney Award, presented by the Greater Green Bay Chamber. The annual award is given to the Chamber’s volunteer of the year. She has volunteered in several capacities for the Leadership Green Bay program, and is known for her long-time role with the local history and genealogy department at the Brown County Library. She has also served on numerous boards of directors including the Brown County Historical Society, De Pere Historical Society, National Railroad Museum and Wisconsin State Genealogical Society. Learn more about the award.