California Marinated Salad

Ingredients

  • 3 nectarines, chopped
  • 1/2 lb. fresh mushrooms, quarteredfruitandveggies
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 cup pitted ripe olives (optional)
  • 1/3 cup chopped green onions
  • 1 8-oz can artichoke hearts
  • 1 tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp. sugar
  • 1 tsp. tarragon, crumbled
  • 1/2 tsp. thyme

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine nectarines, mushrooms, cherry tomatoes, olives, and green onions.
  2. Drain and save liquid from the artichokes. Add the artichokes to the salad.
  3. Combine reserved liquid with remaining ingredients in a jar. Shake well and pour over the salad.
  4. Serve immediately or chill in the refrigerator for two hours for the best flavor.

Makes 6 servings

Serving Size: 1 cup

Each serving provides 80 calories, 3 g total fat (0 g saturated fat), 0 mg cholesterol, 100 mg sodium, 13 g total carbohydrate, 2 g dietary fiber, 7 g sugar, and 3 g protein.

 

Recipe from the StayWell Company, LLC.

Try These Tips for Relieving Work-Related Stress

Stressed out at work? Try these tactics today to get some relief:

  • Resist the urge to say “yes” to everybody. Protect your schedule so you have enough time to get things done.workstress
  • Still overwhelmed? Try focusing on just one task at a time. Ask your boss to help you prioritize what needs to be done. When you can, delegate items to others.
  • Confused about your boss’s expectations? Ask for a written job description that lays out your duties.
  • Take a few deep breaths when you get harried. Shrug your shoulders few times to ease the tension.
  • Colleague getting under your collar? Before letting your anger takeover, try counting to 10—then open your mouth.
  • When you get home, take at least 15 minutes of time for yourself.Use those precious minutes to exercise, play with a pet, or meditate.
  • Discuss your feelings with your family and friends. Your doctor can also recommend some ways to beat stress.

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Associate Director Union Operations

This position reports to the Director of the University Union and is responsible for the management and leadership of the University Union’s building services, equipment and related activities. This includes management and supervision of the University Union’s daily operations, custodial, building management and event support services. Oversight includes developing plans for building and equipment upkeep and maintenance, short and long-range planning and managing budgets that support these operations. This position will also work to create a safe and inclusive environment for all UW Green Bay students.

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

To ensure consideration, please apply by Monday, September 30, 2019.

Flu Shot Clinics

The Well Wisconsin Program is offering workplace flu shot clinics. Because a quick needle stick now is better than a nasty illness later.  Flu shots are free and voluntary for all employees and spouses who are enrolled in the State of Wisconsin Group Health Insurance Program. New this year: You will be required to present your health insurance ID card at the flu shot clinic.

 

Marinette Campus:FluShotClinic

  • *UPDATE: Flu Shot Clinic at Marinette has been cancelled (didn’t meet the minimum number of participants requirement)*

Sheboygan Campus:

  • Date: Wednesday, October 9, 2019
  • Time: 8:00 to 9:30 am
  • Location: Room 3212

Green Bay Campus:

  • Date: Monday, October 14, 2019
  • Time: 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
  • Location: University Union, Phoenix Rooms

 

The shot will vaccinate against the four most likely causes of flu illness during the upcoming season, including the H1N1- strain of influenza.

The vaccine is not preservative free and is not recommended for the following individuals:

  • Those allergic to eggs or egg products
  • Those who are sensitive to the mercury-based preservative thimerosal
  • Those who have an active neurological disorder
  • Those with a fever, acute respiratory or other active infection or illness

If you are pregnant, you should receive the vaccine directly from your physician.

Pre-registration strongly recommended. No cash payments or insurance payments accepted. To register for your flu shot appointment, log into the StayWell wellness portal at wellwisconsin.staywell.com and click on the Flu Shot Clinics tile on the dashboard.

For more information about the flu shot, visit: cdc.gov/flu.

Please contact us at wellness@uwgb.edu or ext. 2203 if you have any questions about the Flu Shot clinics.

Annual Benefits & Wellness Fair

Mark your calendar to attend the Annual UW-Green Bay Employee Benefits & Wellness Fair!AuroraBooth

When: Monday, October 14, 2019

Time: 11:30 am to 2:00 pm

Where: University Union Phoenix Rooms

Please stop by to talk with vendors about your benefits and wellness, help yourself to some refreshments and goodies, and get helpful information as you consider options for the annual It’s Your Choice benefit enrollment period.  This year’s annual benefits enrollment period is September 30th- October 25th.  There will also be a flu shot clinic during the fair.

Representatives from the following organizations will be looking forward to talking with you during the fair: Aging & Disability Resource Center, BayCare, Dean Health, Delta Dental, Department of Employee Trust Funds (ETF), Fidelity, Foundation Chiropractic, Herb Blue’s Total Self Defense, Kress Events Center, Navitus, Network Health, Securian Financial, StayWell, T. Rowe Price, TIAA, Unity Hospice, VSP, WEA Trust, UWGB Wellness Committee, 9th Street Wellness Center, Ameritas, Delorey Chiropractic, Golden House, Lincoln Financial, UREC and Zurich.

Questions? Please contact us at payrollandbenefits@uwgb.edu or (920) 465-2390.

Summer Wellness Challenge Wrap-Up

The Summer Wellness Challenge at the Kress Event Center finished up at the end of August. We would like to thank the 27 employees who participated in this challenge throughout the summer!

Congratulations to the following employees who got at least 12 punches on their punch cards and win a wellness prize:

  • Sarah Locke
  • Jill Siegmund
  • Laura SinclairGreat-Job-Adam
  • Tina Tackmier
  • Amanda Wildenberg
  • James Zarling
  • Alan Chu
  • Sara Chaloupka

Associate Dean – Austin E Cofrin School of Business

The Austin E. Cofrin School of Business (AECSB) at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay seeks applicants for the position of Associate Dean. The Associate Dean will hold the endowed Austin E. Cofrin Chair of Business and report to the Dean of the AECSB. The Associate Dean is responsible for coordinating activities related to accreditation, curriculum, and enrollment management, coordination among the four campus locations, and initiatives related to excellence of the AECSB and its programs and services. The Associate Dean will also serve as the Director of the Executive Impact MBA program.

The AECSB was established in 2010 and was elevated to a College in the summer of 2016. The AECSB supports three young departments in Accounting and Finance, Business Administration, and Marketing and Management. The College supports roughly 1,200 students, primarily at the undergraduate level, and has sustained continued annual growth over the last four years at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and is preparing for future expansion. The College offers graduate degrees in Management, Data Science, and through its pending Executive Impact MBA program. The School supports undergraduate programs in Accounting, Business Administration, Business Analysis, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Human Resource Management, Management, Marketing, and Supply Chain Management. The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay supports campuses in Green Bay (main), Manitowoc, Marinette, and Sheboygan, with degrees options available at all locations. Collectively this institutional cluster is situated in the third largest economic engine and the third largest population base within the state of Wisconsin, with positive future demographics and strong community partnerships. The potential for external collaboration is strong and supported through the AECSB’s Small Business Development Center, its partnership with TitleTown Tech, and numerous long-standing relationships. The School is dedicated to meeting its responsibility as an access-oriented, regional comprehensive university, serving the regional population. These values are supported by the AECSB Academic Plan, which includes an expectation to earn Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB) accreditation, an actionable and regionally tailored Diversity and Inclusivity plan, programmatic alignment with the region, and a focus on creating community and high-impact experiences for our students. The faculty and staff are committed to student success, and faculty actively engage in impactful scholarship.

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

To ensure consideration, please apply by Thursday, October 31, 2019.

HVAC Specialist

This position reports to the Building and Grounds Superintendent and is responsible for the performance of HVAC preventative maintenance and repair work. This includes inspecting, maintaining, repairing, performing preventative maintenance and assisting with minor installations of HVAC projects. This position will also maintain the campus energy power generators, above ground fuel storage tanks and vacuum pumps.

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

To ensure consideration, please apply by Sunday, September 29, 2019.

Employee Spotlight: Emily Fritsch

EmilyName: Emily Fritsch

Hometown: Kiel, Wisconsin

Major/Minor: Business Administration with a Human Resource Emphasis

How long have you been a Student at UWGB? I am a senior and I am a fourth year student at UWGB.

Personal interests: Reading, biking, and spending time with family and my fiancé.

Random facts/interests: I purchased my first vehicle at age 17 and paid it off a month before I turned 19. I can hold my breath under water for 50 meters while I swim. My favorite color is orange but I secretly really like coral/pink. My roommates are all either family of my best friends and one I have lived with for all four years of college. I would do anything for my family or friends.

Are you messy or organized? I am a very organized person which is either a blessing or a curse.

If Hollywood made a movie about your life, who would you like to see cast as you? Katherine Heigl or Reese Witherspoon

If you could interview one person (dead or alive) who would it be?  My grandpa Fritsch

If you had to eat one meal, every day for the rest of your life, what would it be? Hamburgers

If you were an animal what would you be? Polar Bear

If your house was burning down, what’s the one non-living thing you would save? A small chest my fiancé built with all of my safe keepings.

Least favorite Food? Brussel Sprouts

Motto or personal mantra? Fake it until you make it.

Tell us a little about yourself.  I am a very social and outgoing person that may or may not have a sweet tooth problem. I always try to be there for everyone even if I don’t know them. I believe that one act of kindness can brighten the day.

Tell us a little bit about your family. My grandma is my favorite human in the world. My family is huge. I have 36 and counting cousins just on my father’s side and my father is the tenth child of thirteen. I have one biological sister and two step-sisters. Including my adorable niece and nephews. My mother is one of five so her side is smaller but rowdy. I love and get to see my family often. Both of my parent s worked hard to raise honest hardworking children.

Tell us something about yourself that would surprise us?  I have albinism which is a condition in which I have little to no pigment in my hair, skin, and eyes.

Tell us three things most people don’t know about you. I have worked since the age of fourteen, my favorite place is Sturgeon Bay, and I am an organ donor.

What advice would you give to incoming freshman? Enjoy all the little things of college because it goes by fast.

What celebrity do people think you look like?  I hope Drew Barrymore but possibly

What did you want to be when growing up? I wanted to make an impact in the world, but my child answer use to be a mommy or a ballet/hip-hop dancer J (even though I can’t dance and never could)

What do you like to do in your spare time? Read

What do you like to do on your days off? I work on things at home and listen to audio books.

What else do you do for fun? I love swimming and staying active.

What is an ability you wish you had? To teleport from one place to another.

What is the first concert you attended? Miranda Lambert

What is your biggest pet peeve?  Clutter

What is your favorite meal?  Grilling out

What is your favorite movie and book? My favorite movie would be the proposal  but I read and love so many books I can’t choose, although genre I love romance novels.

What is your favorite sport? Swimming

Hidden talent? Functioning on less than five hours of sleep.

What one food do you wish had zero calories? Ice Cream

What was your favorite book, toy, or outfit as a child? Favorite outfit was anything with overalls.

What would you like to be famous for? Being kind to others

What’s on your bucket list?  To own my own home.

What’s the one thing, you can’t live without? Books

What’s the weirdest thing you’ve ever eaten?  Sushi

What’s your favorite thing to do in Green Bay? Go to Dunkin Donuts

Where do you see yourself in 5 years?  Working at my dream career and having my own big family.

Where is your favorite place to eat? Red Robin

Where would you like to go on a dream vacation? Ireland