Monthly Archives: March 2008

Borrero-Lowe is campus honoree for Women of Color Award

Diana Borreo-LoweThe UW System will recognize the contributions of Diana Borrero-Lowe, coordinator of the American Intercultural Center, with an Outstanding Women of Color in Education Award. The ceremony will take place April 5 when UW-Green Bay hosts the annual, statewide women’s studies conference.

If you’re interested in attending the awards luncheon, visit the Women’s Studies Consortium Web site.

Remembering UW-Green Bay friend Jerome Quinn

Jerome Quinn, 99, died last Friday (Feb. 29) in Green Bay. A member of the city council, county board and board of education, he was perhaps best known as a 20-year representative in the State Assembly, where he was an advocate for locating the new UW campus in Green Bay. His son told the Green Bay Press-Gazette, “(They) got it here and that created a lot of jobs, and meant a lot to a lot of these students through the years.”

Prof. Anne Kok commemorated

The State Assembly passed a resolution in March commending the life and work of the late Anne Kok, a social work faculty member who died in a car accident in February. The resolution noted her public service to the world (Peace Corps and international outreach, to Wisconsin (as a social work educator), and to Door County (as a citizen and former director of a local crisis center).