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Common Theme 2014-15Engaging in Public Life

Upcoming Events

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Emerging Leadership Experience

Saturday, March 7, 2015, Bus leaves Saturday morning

Sturgeon Bay, WI

Beginning its 6th year, this annual first-year student overnight retreat is designed to help students develop confidence and increase their involvement on campus. Students are nominated and submit an application. The trip is led by ELE alums and a UWGB staff member and takes place at the Team Leadership Center and Sand Bay Lodge in Sturgeon Bay. Participants take the StrengthsQuest assessment. Transportation, meals, and lodging is provided. ” A former participant said, “I learned how to work as a strong, dynamic group–how to work as a team. I also learned that it is easy to make new friends.” Sponsored by Student Life.

Great Books Discussion Group

Tuesday, March 10, 2015, 6:30 p.m.

Brown County Central Library

Todd Dresser will lead a discussion on “Benito Cereno” by Herman Melville.

Great Books Discussion Group

Tuesday, April 14, 2015, 6:30 p.m.

Brown County Central Library

Gabriel Saxton-Ruiz, Associate Professor of Humanistic Studies and Spanish, will lead a discussion on “The Savage Detectives” by Roberto Bolano.

International Dinner

Saturday, April 18, 2015, 5:00 - 8:00 pm

Phoenix Rooms

Join us for a delightful change of pace at the International Dinner sponsored by the Office of International Education, International Club, and SUFAC,  The menu was selected from recipes submitted by international students and will be expertly prepared by A’viands.  Entertainment will include various cultural performances such as singing, dancing, live music and more.

Intertribal Student Council (ISC) 18th Annual Spring Powwow

Saturday, April 25, 2015, 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

Kress Events Center

This year will officially mark the 18th Annual Spring Powwow, with the theme “Honoring the Family.”  The ISC UWGB Annual Spring Powwow serves as a vital cultural awareness and educational acidity to bring campus and the surrounding communities of the greater Green Bay area together.  The powwow provides authentic opportunities within one aspect of Native American culture for all students, faculty, staff, and community members.  The Grand Entry is a sight to behold – when the color guard and dancers line up to enter the powwow arena in all their colorful regalia.  Grand entries are at 1 pm and 7 pm.  There is also a free feast with authentic Native American foods for all powwow attendees at 5 pm in the Mauthe Center.  Come to experience the sights, hear the sounds, taste the foods, be a part of the community, and celebrate the fun of this event.  Free and open to the public.

Great Books Discussion Group

Wednesday, May 13, 2015, 6:30 p.m.

Brown County Central Library

Rebecca Meacham, Associate Professor of Humanistic Studies and English, will lead a discussion on “Beloved” by Toni Morrison.