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Archive for October, 2009

You’re invited: Inauguration of Chancellor Thomas Harden

Thursday, October 1st, 2009

Chancellor Thomas K. Harden

Alumni are invited to take part in the inauguration of Thomas K. Harden as the University’s fifth chancellor.

For full details of events surrounding the formal ceremony, including the fall Founders Association Reception, click here.

You’re invited to meet Chancellor Harden

Thursday, October 1st, 2009

Come meet UW-Green Bay’s new chancellor, Thomas K. Harden on Tuesday, Nov. 17 at the Hotel Sierra in Green Bay. Learn about the latest happenings and network with other UW-Green Bay alumni. Complimentary light hors d’oeuvres provided. The event runs from 5-6 p.m. All alumni and guests are welcome.

RSVP for the event by Friday, Nov. 13 to alumni@uwgb.edu.

Photo Gallery: Chancellor’s Scholarship Dinner

Thursday, October 1st, 2009

Chancellor's Scholarship Dinner, photos

The eighth annual Chancellor’s Scholarship Dinner, the first for UW-Green Bay’s new chancellor, Thomas Harden, brought together community leaders and campus friends to benefit student scholarships.

See photos of the event.

Historical Perspectives Series returns to campus

Thursday, October 1st, 2009

Jonathan Holloway, professor of History and African American Studies, and master of Calhoun College at Yale University, will speak to campus as part of the Historical Perspectives Lecture Series, at 12:45 p.m Monday, Oct. 26. At Yale, Holloway teaches courses on post-emancipation social, cultural, and intellectual history. His lecture is titled, “‘It Never Happened’: Race, Class and the Unbearable Burden of Memory.”

The Historical Perspectives Series lectures are free, open to the public and held in the University Union’s Christie Theatre. Read more here.

Join in the ‘Common Theme’ discussion

Thursday, October 1st, 2009

Common Theme

You can join in on the campus Common Theme discussion. This year’s topic is “Realizing Our Sustainable Future” with a common reading, Red Sky at Morning by James Gustave Speth. Check the Common Theme website for details.

New partnership takes UW-Green Bay into Northern Wisconsin

Thursday, October 1st, 2009

UW-Green Bay and UW-Superior are joining forces to meet their adult and distance learners living in Northern Wisconsin. It will make it move convenient for those living in the northern part of the state to earn a UW degree. The new initiative is called “The UW Where YOU Need It!” The degrees are available either completely online or by taking courses at various locations in Northern Wisconsin.

For more information, call UW-Green Bay at 800.621.2313, UW-Superior at 877.528.6597, or visit us online at www.UWWhereYouNeedIt.com.

Quarterly Newsletter Maintains Connections for Adult Degree grads

Thursday, October 1st, 2009

A.L.L (Adults Learning for Life) NewsletterUW-Green Bay’s Adult Degree Program features its programs, services, and activities of students and alumni in its “A.L.L (Adults Learning for Life) Newsletter.” It’s published exclusively online mid-month each season and is available to all alumni, students, faculty/staff, and friends of the University.

To submit news, updates, photos, and stories for the newsletter, contact Eric Craver at 800.621.2313 or e-mail information to: adultdegrees@uwgb.edu.

See current as well as archived issues of the newsletter – click here.

Emergency Texting New to Campus

Thursday, October 1st, 2009

With students glued to their cell phones, UW-Green Bay has added an emergency text messaging tool to its crisis communication toolbox. GB Alert can send out urgent news to the cell phones and email boxes of current students, faculty and staff members. Read more about the addition.

Video: Students give Wildlife Sanctuary helping hands

Thursday, October 1st, 2009

Students at Wildlife Sanctuary, videoMore than 4,000 animals are taken in each year by the Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary. UW-Green Bay students play a big part in their care. Students receive internship credit and hands-on experience that will further them in their careers while the sanctuary receives the extra help they need to take care of the animals.

Watch the video about this great partnership.