Next week, the student members of Organizacion Latino Americana (OLA) is holding a weeklong celebration as they commemorate the Mexican Army’s unlikely victory over French forces at the Battle of Pubela on May 5th, 1862. The first event is a panel on Monday, April 25th from 5pm-6pm in the Christie Theater.
“Smile Be KaNisha, M.T Flemming, age 22, of Chilton, died on January 12, 2014 following a short battle with Leukemia. KaNisha was a senior at University of Wisconsin – Green Bay, where she was scheduled to graduate this May. She lit up a room with her warm, tender smile and showed so much love to her family and friends. She went out of her way to cheer people up; the world was a better place because of the living presence of KaNisha.”
This benefit is being held to help financially support her family with funeral costs, medical bills, and any other bills associated with her passing. The Psychology and Human Development departments of UW-Green Bay are putting together a scholarship in KaNisha Flemming’s name, and funds from this benefit will be put toward the scholarship as well.
There will be an Italian dinner, silent auction, and raffle. If you would like to go, the event takes place on May 3rd, 2014 from 3pm-7pm in the Richard Mauthe Center on campus. Adult tickets are $10, student tickets are $7, and tickets for those 12 and under are $5.
Your student involvement, input and opinions is needed. Your voice is very important to me! The open forums for each candidate will be held 11:15-12:00 pm in the American Intercultural Center. The open forums are your chance to ask questions to the candidates and also see who the best person for the position is.
Adrienne Thunder already presented on Wednesday, April 23rd, at 11:15am, but here are the rest of the Diversity Director candidates:
- Friday, April 25: Stacie Christian
- Tuesday, April 29: Carol Bennett
- Thursday, May 1: Justin Mallett
Each candidate’s open forum will be followed by lunch at noon in the Cloud Commons. Ifyou would like to attend lunch as well, please contact Lore Slattery at email@example.com.
Each candidate’s resume can be viewed on the AIC website. http://www.uwgb.edu/aic/
Would you like some freshly made egg rolls? Well, the Southeast Asian Student Union is currently having an egg roll fundraiser. Order forms can be picked up at the American Intercultural Center front desk and are due Thursday, April 24th. The cost of egg rolls are as follows: 6 egg rolls are $8, 12 egg rolls are $14, 24 egg rolls are $25, and 36 egg rolls are $35. There are two pick up options for egg rolls. One is picking them up fresh on Saturday, April 26th, from 4pm-8pm at the UW-Green Bay University Union Kitchen. The second option is picking them up frozen on Monday, April 28th from 9am-4pm. Pick up will be in the American Intercultural Center. SASU members will go and grab the frozen egg rolls from the University Union kitchen freezers for the customers as they come in.
This interactive workshop will be taking place on Tuesday, April 22nd, from 5pm-7pm in the 1965 room. Participants will learn about the origin of Asian stereotypes and how these stereotypes affect all students on campus. If you would like to participate in this workshop, please stop by or call the American Intercultural Center (920-465-2720) to sign up!
The Intertribal Student Council Pow Wow is tomorrow, April 12th, from 10am to 10pm in the Kress Events Center. The Pow Wow serves as a vital cultural awareness activity to bring the campus community together, as well as the surrounding communities of Green Bay to gain great awareness and appreciation of Native culture and traditions. Grand entries are scheduled at 1pm and 7pm, with dances, arts and crafts, vendors, food, and more offered throughout the day. It is free and open to the public.
Need an easy and quick way to find out your semester or cumulative GPA? The Academic Advising Website has a GPA calculator there to make it simple. Simply enter your grades in for the semester, the amount of credits each class is worth, and hit calculate! This will lead you to the website: GPA Calculator Make sure to try it out!
This event takes place Thursday, April 10th, and Tuesday, April 15th, at 6pm in the Phoenix Rooms. From 1995 to her escape in 1997, a survivor of the horrors of sex trafficking speaks out about her experiences. From her daring escape to how she was forced into sex trafficking, Chong Kim provides chilling insights on how such operations exist in the United States.
Priority registration begins today, April 7th, so make sure to check your SIS for your enrollment date and time. Also watch for any registration emails that may come your way. On another note, Summer 2014 registration is also open, so if you want/need to register for Summer courses, this is the time to do it!