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The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is anticipating a record-setting freshman class when the fall 2009 semester begins Thursday, Sept. 3.
Preliminary numbers show the 2009-10 freshman class has 1,056 students enrolled, 21 more than the previous record set in 1998, and 36 more than last year’s freshman class.
Full article posted on the Inside blog.
“During the winter break from Dec 22-Jan 25, does UW-GB offer interim classes or other types of opportunities for freshman and allow them to stay on-campus?”
– via email
“No semester break interim classes this year… but students are permitted to stay in their rooms and apartments over the break period.”
– Glenn Gray, Director of Residence Life
“…the university is currently exploring the option of adding winter break/interim courses. If this happens, it may take a year to get everything in place.”
– Brenda Amenson-Hill, Interim Dean of Students
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Incoming freshmen are expected on campus on August 31st for the beginning of Orientation. That’s just a week away.
Here are a few links that may be of interest:
Social media and marketing internships now available. Details on the Admissions blog.
Even if you’re miles away, you’ll still be able to see what’s happening at UWGB:
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New this year, Family Weekend is moving to the fall semester.
November 6-8, 2009
All families affiliated with the university community are invited to come to campus for Family Weekend.
Moms and dads, sons and daughters, brothers and sisters, and the rest of the clan are invited to enjoy theater performances, a tour of Lambeau field, a pancake brunch, and much more.
Registration materials are mailed out in October.
The Common Theme is yearlong program designed to engage the campus and the community in the ideals of a liberal arts education and the UW-Green Bay interdisciplinary mission.
Students and Parents are invited to join the various Common Theme programs throughout the 2009-2010 academic year.
Learn more and keep up to date with the opportunities available to you: www.uwgb.edu/commontheme
R&R 2009 begins tomorrow
June 2, 3, 4, 8, 9 and 10
“We have been, are, and will continue to be a University in demand,” said Provost Bill Laatsch. “Our students and our graduates continue to support and improve the region, the state and the nation with the work that they do.”
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