The following are the winners of the April “Of The Month” award. If you see any of the winners, please congratulate them on their accomplishment!
Diversity Program: Doppelganger Fest nominated by Abby Frye
Institution Faculty/Staff: Charles Rybak nominated by Emma Kuhn
Resident Assistant: Faith VerBruggen nominated by Annemarie Schwery
Social Program: Clue 5.0 nominated by Michelle McChesney and Joseph Ebert
Spotlight: Amanda Judd nominated by Trevor Copeland
Student: Anna Gribova nominated by Chrissy Bartelme, Ashley Dalton, and Skyler Toyne
As the academic year comes to a close, Residence Life has partnered with the Residence Green Life Committee and St. Vincent de Paul to hold a donations drive. This collection is to gather items that students may not want or need as they move out such as clothing, other textiles, kitchen items, shoes, books or other household items. We are asking that no televisions or electronics are dropped off. Non-perishable food items will also be collected to be donated to Paul’s Pantry of St. Vincent de Paul
Collection stations can be found in the following locations:
Community Center Multipurpose Room (near mailroom)
Pamperin 1st Floor Lounge
Thompson 1st Floor Lobby
Liebl 1st Floor Lobby
Haevers 1st Floor Lobby
Robishaw 1st Floor Lobby
Harden 1st Floor Lobby
Downham Hall 1st Floor Lobby
Thank you in advanced for your participation!
University of Wisconsin – Green Bay Residence Life graphic design intern Neil Ropson’s work can be seen all over campus. But Ropson’s work has gotten him noticed by more than just UWGB students.
Ropson was the recipient of a student silver ADDY Award which is presented by the American Advertising Awards. A silver ADDY award is “considered outstanding and worthy of recognition.”
The American Advertising Awards is the advertising industry’s largest, most representative competition that consists of two national competitions: one for professionals and one for college students. To be qualified for the competition, the student has to be enrolled in a US educational institution and the work must be created during the student’s duration of schooling before they are working in the advertising industry.
While any student may enter the contest as long as they pay the entry fee, Ropson may not have entered if it was not for a professor recognizing his work.
“My design professor, Toni Damkoehler, always encouraged me to submit my work to competitions so if it hadn’t been for her I would have never won this award,” Ropson said.
Judges are selected at random and use a scoring process to make their decisions. The panel of judges evaluate the most creative entry in each category to see all the creative content of the work.
At the award ceremony, attendees are able to view all the work before ceremony starts. The President of the local AD Fed Club announced the winners. There were six award winners this year from the Fox River AD club, with four recipients coming from UWGB. Three gold awards and two silver awards were presented.
“I really pushed myself this year to aim for the ADDY award specifically,” Ropson said, “It was in my mind a way to prove to myself that I could design and a symbol that all my hard work had paid off.”
Ropson with his ADDY Award
The winning OTMs for the month of March have been announced! If you see any of the following people, please congratulate them on their OTM.
Executive Board Member: Allie Saxton nominated by Michelle McChesney
First Year Student: Jody Schiess nominated by Annemarie Schwery
Institution Faculty/Staff: Kristina Berg nominated by Trevor Copeland
Organization: UWGB Feminists 4 Action nominated by Jeff Willems
Resident Assistant: Chrissy Bartelme nominated by Taylor Steele
Social Program: GB Off Key nominated by Kaija Long and Joseph Ebert
Student: Chloe Miller Hansen nominated by Jeff Willems
Feel free to begin submitting OTMs for the month of April. All OTMs are due on the first of every month at 11:59 p.m.
Have you ever thought about working in Residence Life? We are still accepting Resident Assistant applications for the 2015-2016 school year. Read more to find out what being an RA entails!
Why Become a Resident Assistant?
As an RA, you work as an on campus leader with the ability to fine tune your leadership skills as well as help develop the leadership skills of others. The role of a RA takes the positions of a resource, a community facilitator, a referral agent, a peer adviser, and a programmer and combines them in one job supervised by a full time professional staff member. In the Resident Assistant position, RA’s get to improve on their time management and organization skills as well as their confrontation and mediation skills through everyday situations. As a RA, you are part of a select group of trusted, knowledgeable students recognized on campus.
There are a few qualifications that must be met to become an RA. The qualifications are as follows:
- 40 GPA, semester & cumulative
- Sophomore status by August 2015
- Full-time student
- Must be in good academic and disciplinary standing
- At least two semesters living in campus housing (one at UW-Green Bay)
- Willingness to help others for a better community
- Must be able to attend RA training tentatively scheduled to start August 20, 2015
- More info will be available upon hiring
The Application Process
RA applications are available on the housing website . All applications and references are due by 4:30 p.m on Friday, April 3rd via email to email@example.com. You will then be emailed to collect availability for an interview.
Each applicant will partake in a rotation of interviews covering three topics: community development, diversity & inclusivity and communication & teamwork. Each interview last approximately 50 minutes. Remember, this is a real job interview so dress professionally, remember your manners and take a deep breath and relax!
Helpful Interview Tips
- Be yourself: you are always “on” in this position
- Prepare, but don’t have canned answers
- Think ahead to what you would do in the job
- Share examples of things in your past as well as things you are excited to do in the RA position
Visit our website, email questions to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 920-465-2040. You can also talk to your RA or Area Coordinator if you have any questions!
Summer Employment Opportunities for 2015
Office of Residence Life
Facilities Custodial Staff
Facilities Maintenance Staff
- Work in a fun and friendly environment with other students
- Convenience of working on campus
- Develop life skills
- On-campus housing available
Benefits & Compensation:
All positions offer 40 hours per week starting at $8.50 per hour. Work hours are 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday, with some evening and
weekend work required. Must be available for employment from May 16th through August 28th, 2015
Applications are due by March 1, 2015, however applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.
Applications are available online and should be submitted to Submit completed applications to Terry Zarnoth by email at email@example.com
To download an application and position description, please visit our web site:
For more information, contact:
Office of Residence Life
Do you think you have the best decorated Residence Hall or Apartment on campus? We’d love to see!
- Upload a picture to Instagram or Twitter and tag us while using #GBCoolestCribs
- We’ll take your picture, giving you photo credit of course, and upload it to the GB Coolest Cribs Facebook album
- For the remainder of re-contracting your photo will stay on our Facebook page. The picture with the most “likes” wins a voucher to the Phoenix Bookstore.
This week the Traditional Apartment staff is kicking off “#loveyourself Week” in support of National Eating Disorder Awareness Week. They are encouraging everyone to take time to love yourself through a variety of activities.
Monday: Check out the Traditional Apartments (3318, 22,24,26,32, and 34) Bulletin Boards for positive messages Visit the #loveyourself booth, located by the bookstore, where you can begin giving compliments and signing up for balloon-a-grams which will be delivered on the last day (February 27th).
Tuesday: The compliment wall at the #loveyourself booth continues.
Wednesday: Visit the #loveyourself booth for free goodies.
Thursday: Visit the #loveyourself booth and partake in the photo booth in front of compliment wall with mini white boards. We will ask for your permission to display the photos online (Facebook) and in the union.
Friday: Balloon-a-grams will be delivered.
Make sure to participate in the fun and most importantly love yourself!
The winning OTM’s of January have been announced, if you see any of these people, make sure to congratulate them!
Student: Desiree Dombrowski written by Kendall Clason
Resident Assistant: Chloe Miller Hansen written by Jeff Willems
Residence Life Faculty/Staff: Jeff Willems written by Parker
Institution Faculty/Staff: Grant Winslow written by Karli Peterson
It’s that time of year again: Re-contracting! Starting today, students can begin the re-contracting process to live on campus for the 2015-2016 school year. Students should be on the lookout for a link to re-contract being sent out via email and found on the UWGB Residence Life webpage. Following the online contract, the room selection process will take place on March 24-26. To make the process more fun, Residence Life will be running many promotions and contests with the chances to win vouchers to the Phoenix Bookstore to purchase UWGB apparel. Keep your eyes out for:
- Facebook Polls
- Twitter Promotions
- Trivia Contests
- GB Coolest Crib Contest
- New Likes to the Residence Life Facebook Page
Any student that tweets “I’ll be back @uwgb_housing #GBrecontracting2015” will be entered to win a prize! Don’t forget to re-contract and help continue to make campus the place students choose to live.