Category Archives: University News

Come experience what Lifelong Learning Institute has to offer

Join us for an overview of Lifelong Learning, sample classes, registration information, and questions and answers!

When: July 25, 2018

Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Where: Neville Public Museum

The Lifelong Learning Institute sponsored by UW-Green Bay, Division on Continuing Learning and Community Engagement is a nonprofit, peer-led volunteer program for adults who are interested in expanding their horizons, and keeping mentally, physically and socially active. It offers a wide variety of course including history, travel, music, painting, computers, science, health, cooking, crafts, current events and more. Courses are held at multiple venues throughout the community. There are no tests, no papers, no credits, just learning, socialization and fun. Click here for more info.

For additional information or to RSVP (suggested but not necessary), contact LLI at 920-465-2356 or There is no charge for this event.

UW-Green Bay Foundation announces more than $700,000 in scholarship funds available for students in 2018-19

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Foundation has informed Chancellor Gary L. Miller that it is releasing $720,700 in named endowed and annual scholarship funds which will be available to award students for the 2018-2019 academic year. This sum is four percent higher than a year ago. This total includes five new endowed scholarships. The UW-Green Bay Foundation currently administers 325 endowed and annual scholarship funds.

Increasing access to higher education at UW-Green Bay remains a top priority for the UW-Green Bay Foundation. Endowed scholarship funds grew by more than 17% in calendar year 2017, riding high on the tailwinds of the global investment environment. Growth in endowed funds results in larger scholarship awards in future years. The UW-Green Bay Foundation spending plan allows for the awarding of 4.5% of the asset balance for endowed scholarship funds.

Alumni and donors to the University consistently demonstrate through their giving that helping students through scholarship support is one their favorite charitable activities. Scholarships give students a motivational boost, letting them know others care about them and support their educational pursuits. Merit scholarships reward hard-working students with a track record of success. Need-based scholarships provide financial assistance to students demonstrating financial need.

To learn more about scholarships available to new and current students at UW-Green Bay, visit

About the University Wisconsin Green Bay

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is a comprehensive public institution offering undergraduate and graduate programs to 7,158 students. The University transforms lives and communities through exceptional and award-winning teaching and research, innovative learning opportunities and a problem-solving approach to education. For more information, visit

Accreditation Notification to Comment

UW-Green Bay is seeking comments from the public in preparation for periodic evaluation by its regional accrediting agency. UW-Green Bay will host a visit October 9 and 10, 2017 with a team representing the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), which will review the institution’s ongoing ability to meet HLC’s Criteria for Accreditation. The University has been HLC-accredited since 1972. For more information on the HLC Accreditation process and the importance to UW-Green Bay, visit The public is invited to address substantive matters related to the quality of the institution or its academic programs by September 9 to the HLC. Comments must be in writing at:

-HLC  website at or

-Public Comment on the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604-1411

Wanted: New batch of talkative toddlers for language lab

Language Learning LabUW-Green Bay’s Language Learning Lab is once again looking for local parents interested in having their children ages 18 months through 4 years participate in a major study of toddlers’ skill and language development.

Prof. Jennifer Lanter of Human Development is asking alumni, University employees and returning adult students with young children to consider volunteering for a visit. Participation is easy, with only a single 30- to 45-minute session in which the parent gently guides his or her child through a few simple play exercises. Participants (the children, anyway) get a free book or toy as a parting gift. Lanter and/or one of her student research assistants will observe.

If you have a child between the ages of 1 and 4 and a willingness to play games for science, contact Lanter at MAC Hall C322; email Lanterj@uwgb.ed, or sign up online at the project website,

UW-Green Bay Alumni Association Annual Meeting

Join your Alumni Association Board for our Annual Meeting next Tuesday, November 20!  This is a great opportunity to say hi to fellow alumni, meet the Chancellor, find out what’s new at your alma mater, tour our beautiful campus and save big money at the Phoenix Bookstore!  We look forward to seeing you there!

5 pm: Networking and Social with Alumni and Chancellor Harden
5:45 pm: Address by Chancellor Tom Harden
6 pm: Alumni Association Board Meeting and Tours of Campus by our Student Ambassadors
7 pm: Continued Tours of Campus by our Student Ambassadors

Phoenix BookstoreThe Phoenix Bookstore will stay open just for our Alumni Event and is offering 25% off apparel and gift items!


RSVP for the event here: