Dear UW-Green Bay Students, Faculty, and Staff,
There is a human tragedy occurring in Afghanistan right now. It is not our role as a university to comment politically on what caused the tragedy. However, it is essential that we offer our support to all those currently serving in the military, our veterans, refugees, and anyone affected by the events that are unfolding. Any student, faculty, or staff member should reach out to Veteran’s Services, HR, or the Office of Counseling and Health for support in dealing with this tragedy.
Veteran’s Services is offering an open listening session on Wednesday, August 18 from 3-4pm in the Veteran’s Lounge (MAC Room 227) on the Green Bay campus.
I am exceptionally proud to work for a university that has so many veterans and active-duty military as students, faculty, and staff. In a complicated world, we must focus on caring for each other, respecting each other, and understanding the sacrifices that so many people make for the collective good. We can control how we treat each other. My heart is breaking for those impacted by the events in Afghanistan.
With deep appreciation for all who sacrifice to try to improve the human condition,