First Gen celebration Minute

In this week’s ‘Minute with Mike,’ Mike shares his appreciation and excitement for all that we do to support the more than 50% First Generation students that attend UW-Green Bay. Listen to Mike’s full comments below, and let’s celebrate these outstanding students on First Generation Student Celebration Day next week!

Estamos Aqui Minute

What are you doing on Saturday, September 16? In this week’s Minute, Mike talks about the upcoming ‘Estamos Aqui’ outdoor festival being held near and around The Weidner and the UW-Green Bay campus. This celebration of Hispanic/Latinx Heritage will have live music, food, artwork and much more. Mike also shows us the special gift he received to prepare for this celebratory festival…listen below to this week’s Minute with Mike.

Didn’t attend convocation? Here are the highlights

Hundreds of faculty and staff gathered at The Weidner for Convocation on Wednesday, August 23, 2023. Prior to announcing the Founders Awards, Provost & Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Kate Burns and Chancellor Michael Alexander addressed the group with their thoughts on how to help UW-Green Bay students, faculty and staff have the ‘Power to Rise’ in the 2023-24 academic year. In short, helping students become great, making higher education and learning accessible for all and staying community-oriented through these pursuits.

Below is a highlight reel from Convocation. Please take a few minutes to listen and decide how you can Rise this year!

Fresh Perspective

Fresh perspective. It’s exactly what is needed for the start of the school year. In this week’s Minute, Mike invites everyone to attend the annual convocation on Wednesday, August 23, 2023. He also reminds us that even with all of the changes happening in higher ed, there are many reasons to be optimistic – it just depends on perspective. Enjoy this week’s Minute with Mike.

Minute to consider change

In this week’s ‘Minute,’ Mike asks us to consider what we can and cannot control as it pertains to change. There are things we can change; there are things that we have no control over. But, we do the best we can by keeping in mind that small change can create big change. Listen to ‘Minute with Mike’ below.