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Congratulations to PEA’s Spring 2014 University Leadership and Chancellor Medallion recipients

Chancellor Medallions: Heba Mohammad, Melissa Zabkowicz, Ben O’Heran, Taryn Oleson
University Leadership Awards: Vanya Koepke, Jared Spude, Chloe Hansen, and Steffi Schoeder

Very proud of all the honorees!

Congratulations to all our Spring and Summer graduates

This time we celebrate accomplishments of those wonderful students, as they prepare to walk across the stage during the upcoming Commencement Ceremony:

Michael Arce, Emily Fischer, Sam Francour, Erin Hoff, Jake Ledvina, Taryn Oleson, Ben O’Heran, Eric Rintamaki, Caitlin Schenck, Madeline Werley, Melissa Zabkowicz, Tessa Koegler, Portia Skanandore-Wheelock, Megan Juliot, Katy Blazek, Sara Castro, Chad Caron, Jody Endries, Heba Mohammed, Jason Carviou, Matt Deguelle, Daniel Englebert, Morgan Hansen, Emily Soderlund, Randy Tranowski, Teresa Wroblewski, Ricardo Barbosa, Rebecca Erdmann, Kim Kaitchuck, Ryan Rothenbach, Brendan Sigler, Noel Snyder, Erin Steffen

Congratulations from all of us at PEA! Please stay in touch and tell us about new adventures.

You’re Invited: Strategic Philanthropy Awards Reception

strat awards

Please join us for refreshments as UWGB’s Strategic Philanthropy class awards its $10,000 grant to well-deserving Brown County area non-profit(s).

Date: May 8th, 2014

Time: 5:30 pm

Location: Christie Theater

Hope to see you there!

Join us to Celebrate YOU!


Please join us to celebrate our graduates, interns, TAs and students who have participated in learning experiences outside of the class room (honors projects, independent studies, research assistantships, etc.).

Celebrating Students invite 2014

We have invited Alumnis, Campus and Community Partners to join us in celebrating everything that we have accomplished together this year.  Please stop by and enjoy some good company and snacks!

Click here for more information on our guest speaker.


Political Science student Taylor Schmidt presents at MPSA Conference


Taylor Schmidt


Political Science student Taylor Schmidt, under the guidance of Assistant Professor Dallas Blaney, presented her poster entitled “Foreign Aid: Solving Gender Inequality and Empowering Women” at the Midwest Political Science Association conference in Chicago April 3-6, 2014.

Learn how to “Maximize Your Service Experience”

Learn it @ Lunch_red logofree pizza

Maximize Your Service Experience

Monday, April 7th, 12:30 – 1:45

University Union – Alumni Rooms

Learn how being a volunteer will help you succeed!  Active community member, Brian Danzinger, will share advice on begin an active, engagement citizen and how being involved in your community will help you reach your personal and professional goals.

Questions? contact Ashley Heath

Bring a friend – ALL students are invited to attend!

PEA Students are part of Posters in the Rotunda in Madison

Krstine Alvarez,, Alex Wilson, and Marleigh Fiedler represent PEA during the annual state-wide Posters in The Rotunda celebrating undergraduate research

Kristine Alvarez, Alex Wilson, and Marleigh Fiedler represent PEA during the annual state-wide Posters in The Rotunda event celebrating undergraduate research

PEA is proud of all its undergraduates who presented outstanding research during 2014 Posters in the Rotunda. Congratulations!

Strategic Philanthropy

Strategic Philanthropy is a course offered at UW-Green Bay which has $10,000 from the Learning By Giving Foundation to give away locally. This year, students have issued an RFP for projects that address the early development of at-risk children (ages 0 to 5) or their guardians. Proposals are due at 5pm on April 4, 2014. See details on RFP.

Request for Proposal – 2014- FINAL

iPat – Do The Math


iPat Environmental Film Series (impact=population*affluence*technology)

Join us for a showing of “Do the Math” –  a fast-paced and inspiring film about the rising movement to take on the fossil fuel industry and solve the climate crisis.

  • What: Do The Math
  • When: Tuesday, March 4, 7pm
  • Where: Christie Theatre, located in the lower level of the University Union

Whitney Passint, UW Green Bay graduate student will give us a local perspective on the issue and offer a Q&A session following the film.  Join us for this important conversation – and FREE POPCORN!

Click here to download the promotional flyer. Questions? Contact Ashley Heath, (920) 465-2608. iPat Film Series is sponsored by: UW Green Bay PEAC, Center for Public Affairs and The Department of Public and Environmental Affairs and is FREE and open to the public.

Living on One Dollar

You’re invited to a special screening:


Tuesday, February 18th, 7pm

UW Green Bay – University Union, Phoenix Rooms

Living On One Dollar

The film is a documentary that follows three college students who travel to a remote Guatemalan village to find out firsthand what it is like to live on less than $1 per day.  Area experts will be on hand to offer local commentary about this issue after the film.

This event is free and open to the public – and snacks will be provided!   Free parking will be available in the University Union Visitor Lot.    Questions? Contact Ashley Heath: 465-2608 or