Important Semester/Year End Information for Student Supervisors


This post contains information on:

  • Graduating Seniors and students not continuing/ Other Important Dates
  • Federal Work Study Balance Reports
  • Posting a position on PRO
  • Earning Statements/W2



The last day of work for graduating seniors and those not returning for the spring semester is DECEMBER 21, 2015. This applies to all student employees, work study or regular. If your student employee is graduating or will no longer be a student, you may have the option of hiring them as an LTE. All LTE requests have to be approved by leadership before hire. Please contact Human Resources with any questions about this process.

If your student employee is graduating, their appointment will be ended by HR. If your student employee is not return for any other reason or their position is changing please complete a Student Employment Form and select the appropriate action from the top drop down and complete the necessary information.


Other Important Dates

January 25-First day of classes for Spring semester
May 13-Last day of work for students graduating in May or not returning for Fall 2016



These reports are sent bi-weekly via email to students with a FWS award. This email contains FWS amounts & balances. Ask your FWS student employee(s) to provide you with these emails as a way to monitor award balances. An accurate FWS balance will assist supervisors when scheduling hours for spring and help avoid exceeding a student’s FWS award.



Open positions should be posted in the Phoenix Recruitment Online (PRO) site. Jobs can be submitted by completing an online form or instructions to post directly in PRO can be found on the Student Employment website:



Earnings statements are available to all current student employees through access to the My UW System Portal at and can be accessed at any time, from any computer that has an internet connection.  To login, the student will need to select UW-Green Bay, and then enter their UW-Green Bay user ID and password.  Access to the portal is tied to employment, thus if employment ends so will access to the portal.

The 2015 W2 will be sent to the student’s home address and a copy will be available in the portal at the end of January. Please have the student review their personal information on the portal. If the address listed is incorrect, please notify before the end of the year.



Upcoming Area Wellness Events

Looking for information on local wellness opportunities? Check out these upcoming wellness events being held throughout our area during November.

Jingle Bell Run/Walk
Date: Saturday, November 14, 2015
Time: 8 a.m.
Location: UW-Fox-Valley
Ugly Sweater 5K
Date: Saturday, November 14, 2015
Time: 8 a.m.
Location: Best Western Lakefront Hotel
Compassion Meditation for Family Caregivers
Date: Monday, November 16, 2015
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Thompson Community Center


‘Cooking with Squash’ Cooking Class
Date: Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Location: St. Norbert College
2015 International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day
Date: Saturday, November 21, 2015
Time: All Day
Location: Prevent Suicide Fox Cities Office, Appleton

8th Annual Turkey Trot
Date: Thursday, November 26, 2015
Time: 8:00 a.m

Locations throughout Wisconsin

Date: Monday, November 30, 2015
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Lester Public Library, Two Rivers

Coordinator of Public Services

The Coordinator of Public Services reports to the Library Director, and plans, organizes, directs, and evaluates library services for Circulation, Reserves, and Resource Sharing activities through the effective supervision and management of staff, budget, policies, and procedures.  This position is responsible for ensuring quality customer service, training, maintaining hours of access, providing access to collections, keeping accurate records of library fines/fees, ensuring building security, as well as participating in research services.  This position requires advanced and continually updated knowledge of library principles, library trends, and new library technology.

For more information and position responsibilities, please see the full position announcement.

To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Monday, November 30, 2015.

CURRENT: Get Plugged In


Current Connect: Get Plugged In
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
11:30 am to 1:00 pm

Register Here

Current Connect is a program hosted by Current, the young professionals program of the Greater Green Bay Chamber.

Specifically designed with new members in mind, this program will educate new members on how to maximize their membership investment by educating members on the types of events and programs offered by Current.

Additionally, this facilitated session is setup to create a smaller, more intimate setting for members to build more meaningful personal and professional relationships that are often times more difficult to forge during other larger events. Think of it as a building a cohort to acclimate you to the program while you continue to expand your overall experience.
While new members are targeted for this program, any member is welcome to attend to become more acquainted with their peers and Current’s program offerings.

Food and beverage is served at each session. Please be sure to notify us in advance if you have special dietary restrictions. There is no cost for members of Current to attend.

Tanja Schneider

11:30 am Doors open for networking, lunch served
12 pm Session begins
1 pm Conclusion

The Docking Station
111 N. Broadway Ste B.
Green Bay, WI 54303
Map to Event
Conference Room
Maximum Attendees: 20


Trainer – Behavioral Health Training Partnership

The Trainer supports the development and delivery of training to behavioral health and crisis professionals in the 19 counties in the Behavioral Health Training Partnership region.  The Behavioral Health Training Partnership is a partnership between 19 counties in the state’s Northeastern and Northern regions of Wisconsin, the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, and the Wisconsin Department of Health Services / Division of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (DHS).

Primary position responsibilities include training delivery, coordination of training sessions, training and curriculum development, the coordination and management of training and curriculum development projects, transfer of learning, and supporting implementation of best practices related to crisis prevention and intervention.

For more information and position responsibilities, please see the full position announcement.

To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Sunday, November 29, 2015.

Facilities Maintenance Specialist

The Facilities Maintenance Specialist will report to the Maintenance Supervisor, and will be responsible for operation, maintenance, and repair of general plumbing fixtures and components.  This position will also perform general inspection, repair, and preventative maintenance of campus building structures and equipment. In addition, this position performs preventative maintenance, inspections, other seasonal activities, and is responsible for inspecting laboratory systems and equipment and making necessary installations and repairs. This position will also maintain an appropriate parts inventory, order parts when necessary and provide professional advice on the materials and time required to complete various tasks.  This position may also direct the work of student and/or LTE employees as directed by the Maintenance Supervisor.

For more information and position responsibilities, please see the full position announcement.

To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Sunday, November 22, 2015.

Employee Spotlight: Megan Olson Hunt, PhD.


Have you ever repelled off of a summit? Can you barefoot waterski? These are just a few things that Megan Olson Hunt can do. She is an Assistant Professor of Mathematics teaching all levels of Statistics courses.  She also acts as a consultant and data analyst for scientists (and many others) doing research. Check out this months’ Employee Spotlight for more fascinating facts about Megan Olson Hunt!

From Megan’s website, she graduated with her PhD in biostatistics from the University of Pittsburgh. Prior to that, she earned two Bachelor’s degrees from Winona State University in Minnesota, spanning the areas of mathematics, secondary mathematics education, psychology and statistics. During undergrad, she had a great math summer research opportunity that took me to Rutgers and Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic. For two years after undergrad, she taught math at high schools in New Zealand (Rotorua and Auckland for those of you in the know). She is originally from Eau Claire, WI and is glad to be back amongst the midwest lakes!

 Position at UWGB: Assistant Professor of Mathematics (Statistics)

 Summary of what you do: Teach all levels of statistics courses, both applied and theoretical; act as a consultant and data analyst for scientists (and many others) doing research; conduct theoretical research on missing data and high-dimensional data; serve the university in various ways, including through the Wellness Committee and the NAS Scholarship Committee

 How long have you been employed: 1.5 years

 Brief history of employment with UWGB: Started in the fall of 2014 after getting my PhD in April of that year

 Three words that describe you: Conscientious, driven, goofy

 Personal interests: Animals; rock climbing; photography; gardening; cooking and healthy, sustainable food; waterskiing; ecology/sustainability; snowboarding; being in/on/around water; hiking; camping

 Random facts/interests: I have three dogs, three chickens and two pet rats. I look for any excuse to be around animals and daydream about being one of the lucky people who get to rescue and rehabilitate them. Animals bring out my silly side – I often sing to my pets and hold conversations with them (with me talking on their behalf, of course). Before moving to Green Bay, I volunteered for a retired racing greyhound rescue in Pittsburgh for five years and helped place hundreds of dogs into homes. Now I volunteer at Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary a few times a month. I’m also on the Board of Directors for the New Leaf Market co-op that we’re trying to open in the Green Bay area.


Are you messy or organized? Organized x 1000

Best vacations you’ve been on? Entire north island of New Zealand, a train ride through Norway, Fiji and the northwest shore of Lake Superior (Duluth, Palisade Head, Shovel Point, Grand Marais)

Do you have a favorite newspaper, blog? NPR and Al Jazeera for news; food blogs (particularly like My New Roots and The Raw Dessert Kitchen), Grammar Girl (blog)

Do you have a favorite quote? Humans aren’t the only species on Earth, we just act like it.

If given a chance, who would you like to be for a day? A person who can actually surf well

If you could be anyone from any time period who would it be and why? Rory from Gilmore Girls, because who doesn’t want to live in Stars Hollow and go to Luke’s Diner?

If you could change one thing about working here, what would it be? Get my workload under 12-14 hours/day (someday…)!

If you had to eat one meal, every day for the rest of your life, what would it be? A salad with collards, kale, all sorts of veggies and fruit, olive oil and balsamic vinegar

If you were an animal what would you be? Oh my gosh, how do I decide?! A bird – walk, swim or fly!

If your house was burning down, what’s the one non-living thing you would save? My aunt’s artwork

Least favorite food? Parsley and black licorice/anise

Tell us something about yourself that would surprise us: I can barefoot waterski

Tell us a few things most people don’t know about you: I played the violin and clarinet for 13 years (and would like to start again someday), I love running late at night, a few years ago I finally worked up the courage to go over jumps on my snowboard, I have a blog about small things people can do every day to help the environment, I’ve done a few sprint-length triathlons, I was on the Min-Aqua Bats waterski team and I’ve hiked 39 miles of the Superior Hiking Trail

Top three life highlights? Climbing to the summit of Seneca Rocks in West Virginia, living and working in New Zealand (where I met my husband!), seeing through my goal of getting my PhD and becoming a professor

What books are at your bedside? The Lady Tasting Tea (David Salsburg), The Canon (Natalie Angier), The Nature of Things (Will Curtis), A New Earth (Eckhart Tolle)

What did you want to be when growing up? In first grade, I told my mom I wanted to be a school bus driver (I really liked my bus driver). Later, I wanted to be a violinist in an orchestra and photographer for National Geographic (except for having to go in caves). In undergrad, I knew I wanted to be a math professor.

What is the first concert you attended? Pearl Jam

What is the first thing you would buy if you won the lottery? A lot of land so it couldn’t be built on, and I’d turn it into a nature preserve and/or animal sanctuary

What is the most important thing you have learned in the last five years? The best way to solve a problem is to walk away from it for a while (the answer will come to you when you least expect it)

What is your favorite movie and book? Ace Ventura: Pet Detective; A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle and Prodigal Summer by Barbara Kingsolver

Which foods do you wish had zero calories? Espresso Oreo ice cream, donuts with maple frosting and cheese curds (of course)

What phobias do you have? Claustrophobia

What places have you lived? Eau Claire, WI (hometown); Winona, MN (undergrad); Manitowish Waters, WI and Piscataway, NJ each for a summer; Prague, Czech Republic for a couple of months; Rotorua, New Zealand; Auckland, New Zealand and Pittsburgh, PA

What TV show/movie are you ashamed to admit you love? Blue Crush

What was your favorite book, toy, or outfit as a child? A Pound Purry named Purrr

What’s the one thing you can’t live without? Sleep (not just from a physiological standpoint – I really love sleep)

What’s the weirdest thing you’ve ever eaten? Freshwater eel (it’s delicious)

What’s your favorite thing to do in Green Bay? Go to the farmers’ markets, walk/bike/run on the Fox River Trail, sit down on the CityDeck and go to Luna and Kavarna

Where do you see yourself in five years? Tenured!

Where would you like to go on a dream vacation? Croatia; back to Norway; Maine; Savannah, GA; New Orleans; Vancouver and other south Pacific islands (Samoa, Tonga, Vanuatu)

2016 Flexible Spending and Health Savings Account Enrollment Deadline Extended to November 6, 2015

TASC, the plan administrator, has provided the University of Wisconsin notice that the deadline to enroll in the 2016 Flexible Spending Account (FSA) (Includes: Medical and Dependent Care) and Health Savings Account (HSA) for eligible participants has been extended through midnight on 11/6/15.

Who is an eligible participant for the HSA/FSA programs?

FSA: All benefit-eligible employees may participate in the FSA programs except Fellows, Scholars, University Staff Temporary,Graduate Interns/Trainees or Post-Doctoral Fellows/Trainees.    

HSA: To be eligible for an HSA, you must be a Wisconsin Retirement System participant who enrolled in a High Deductible Health Plan for 2016 through the 2016 Annual Benefit Enrollment Period (Enrollment Period Ended on 10/30/2015)

How do I enroll?

To enroll in these plans, please go directly through the plan administrator TASC Enrollment Website and follow the instructions provided in the TASC Online Enrollment Guide.  Online enrollments through TASC must be completed by midnight on November 6, 2015.

  • If you are unable to enroll online and would like to participate, please contact the benefits office for a paper enrollment form. The paper application must be received by 4:30 pm on November 6th.
  • You may also enroll over the phone with TASC by 5:00 pm on November 6th: 1-844-786-3947.

How do I get more information?

For general questions, call TASC Customer Care at (844) 786-3947 or (608) 316-2408, Monday through Friday, 8am- 5pm.  You may reference the Annual Benefit Enrollment website for more information for Flexible Spending Accounts at and/or Health Savings Accounts at

Enrollment Services Front Desk Advisor (Two Vacancies)

The Student Services Specialists work in the Green Bay One Stop Shop (GBOSS) to assist clients (i.e. enrolled and prospective students, parents, faculty, staff, and the general public) with routine transactions and inquiries, educate clients about University policies, procedures and resources, advise clients about alternative courses of action, and work collaboratively with other University offices and external agencies on behalf of clients to expedite problem resolution.

For more information and position responsibilities, please see the full position announcement.

To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Sunday, November 15, 2015.

CURRENT: Discover the Art, History, and Science of Brewing: Brew Bottling Workshop



Discover the Art, History and Science of Brewing: Brew Bottling Workshop
Thursday, November 12, 2015
5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

This event is coordinated and hosted by Current, the Greater Green Bay Chamber’s young professionals group targeting individuals age 21-40.

Discover the Art, History and Science of Brewing: Brew Bottling Workshop

This hands-on workshop will be taught by the museum’s deputy director and specialist in ancient and traditional brewing methods, Kevin Cullen. Participants will learn how to make a variety of fermented beverages, as well as the origins of different beer styles. Participants will be brewing and bottling a German Oktoberfest Bier. Each person will get to take home a minimum of one 12 oz. bottle of beer, two bottles pending supply.

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Hors d’oeuvres are included with the event fee. Cash bar.

Event Registration

$25 Members of Current | $35 Nonmembers of Current – Register Here!

Free with 2015 All-Inclusive Events Package – Learn more or enroll now and have this event fee waived!

To ensure proper membership pricing for Current or an events package enrollment, please use the eamil address we have on file for you when registering online. There is a 96-hour cancellation policy.

5 p.m. Registration, networking, and appetizers
5:45 p.m. Welcome from the museum and foundation directors
6 p.m. Beer making and bottling
8 p.m. Conclusion

Neville Public Museum
210 Museum Pl.
Green Bay, WI 54303
Map to Event
Maximum Attendees: 50