New Employees

Welcome Lauri Welhouse!

professional_2Academic Advising recently welcomed Lauri Welhouse on September 19, 2016, as an Online Student Advisor.

Lauri previously worked for Rasmussen College for seven years. She earned her Bachelor of Science Degree at UWGB and her Master of Science Degree at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Lauri is part of Leadership Green Bay alumni and is married with two adult children. Her hometown is Green Bay, Wisconsin.

Welcome, Lauri!

Welcome Karen Stahlheber!

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERANatural and Applied Sciences welcomed Karen Stahlheber on August 22, 2016, as an Assistant Professor.

Karen previously worked for Michigan State University as a post-doctoral researcher and was based at the W. K. Kellogg Biological Station. She earned her Ph.D. in Ecology, Evolution, and Marine Biology from the University of California Santa Barbara and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Environmental Studies and Biology from Middlebury College. Her research interests include ecological restoration, plant communities, and sustainability. She grew up in Pasadena, California.

Welcome, Karen!

Welcome Yun Meng!

The Austin E. Cofrin School of Business welcomed Yun Meng on August 22, 2016, as an Assistant Professor of Finance.

Yun previously worked for the University of South Florida for one year, where he taught various courses in finance, including Principles of Investments, Financial Markets and Institutions, Principles of Finance and Money, and Banking.  He has presented at various academic conferences, including the Florida Finance Conference, the Finance Management Association, and the Southern Finance Association.

Yun earned a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Chongqing in China, a Master’s Degree in statistics from the University of Arkansas, and a Ph.D. from the University of South Florida.

Yun is from Chongqing, China, a beautiful mountain city that is famous for spicy food and hot weather.

Welcome, Yun!

Welcome Molly Christel!

mollychristelAthletics welcomed Molly Christel on August 1, 2016, as the Assistant Director of Ticket Sales.

Molly graduated from UW-Green Bay in May with a degree in Business Administration and an emphasis in Management. As a student, she was a ticketing intern for Athletics in addition to working at Shorewood Golf Course.

In her free time, she enjoys playing golf, watching the Packers, and volunteering for the Manitowoc County Health Department.

Molly is from Manitowoc, Wisconsin.

Welcome, Molly!

Welcome Lance Cavanaugh!

lance-cavanaugh-photo-cropped-for-publicationUniversity Advancement welcomed Lance Cavanaugh on January 1, 2016, as Vice Chancellor and President of the UW-Green Bay Foundation.

Lance has worked in fundraising and public relations for 37 years.  Before coming to UWGB, Lance was Vice President for Development at the University of Arizona Foundation in Tucson.

His hometowns are Madison and Duluth.

Welcome, Lance!

Welcome Nou Moua!

nouThe Registrar’s Office welcomed Nou Moua on November 16, 2015, as a Technical Support Specialist.

Nou has a Bachelor of Business Administration in Information Technology Infrastructure from UW-Whitewater and comes to us from Schneider National, where he was a Data Center Operator for four years.

You may see Nou at the Green Bay Downtown Farmer’s Market on Saturdays, where he sells smoothies and bubble teas.  He was born in Thailand in a refugee camp and immigrated to Green Bay in September 1988.

Welcome, Nou!

Welcome Pang Yang!

Humanistic Studies welcomed Pang Yang on October 27, 2015, as an Academic Department Associate.

Pang has a Bachelor’s Degree in Family Studies from Central Michigan University, and is originally from Mcbain, Michigan.

Pang comes to us from the Brown County Department of Human Services, where she worked for two years.

Welcome, Pang!

Welcome Leslie Walfish!

Leslie Walfish was welcomed on August 22, 2016, by Art and Design as a Curator of Art and Instructor of Arts Management.

Leslie has a Bachelor’s Degree in Art History from James Madison University, a Master’s Degree in Art History from the University of Arizona, and a Master’s Degree in Museum Studies from Johns Hopkins University.

Leslie was the Curator of the Edna Carlsten Gallery at UW – Stevens Point and the Gallery and Collections Coordinator at Lawrence University.  She serves as a board member on the Winnebago Historical Society and is a volunteer at the Paine Art Center and Gardens.

Leslie’s hometown is Springfield, Virginia.

Welcome, Leslie!

Welcome Janet Bonkowski!

On March 1, 2016, Janet Bonkowski was welcomed by the Office of Marketing and University Communications as the new Director of Communications and Marketing.

Janet earned degrees in Journalism and Political Science from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.  She is accredited in Public Relations, Public Relations Society of America.

Janet previously worked 11 years for Schneider and is involved in various community activities.  She currently serves on the Board of Directors of Denmark State Bank and the Center for Childhood Safety, is President of the Wisconsin Alumni Association of Brown County, is on the Greater Green Bay Community Foundation Basic Needs Committee, and is a volunteer at St. Matthew School.

Janet is from Denmark, Wisconsin.

Welcome, Janet!

Welcome Marisa Leza De Rosa!

photoOn November 11, 2015, Marisa Leza De Rosa was welcomed by Admissions as an Admissions Counselor.

Marisa earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, with a minor in Communications, from St. Norbert College.  She previously worked as a Hispanic Outreach Coordinator for two years.

Marisa is a member of Voces de la Frontera (non-profit organization advocating for immigrant rights) and is a lector and member of St. Philip Church.  She was born in Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico, but grew up in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

Welcome, Marisa!