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Alpha Gamma Omega Chapter of Phi Alpha Theta inducts 15 initiates

The Alpha Gamma Omega Chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, the National History Honor Society, inducted 15 new initiates this week. This year’s inductees are Megan Arent, Courtney M. Bartzen, Alyssa Michelle Behnke, Daniel J. Buckley, Amanda Jean Cline, Michael Tyler Dahlberg, Amber Foster, Ashley Hodorff, Haley Christine Jensson, Brett Krueger, Bonita V. Madden, Emily M. Rotzenberg, Ashley Anne, Shimanek, Hamza Umar and Linnea Zintman. Graduating seniors Greg Lutz and Joey Taylor gave a brief talk to the new initiates about their experiences working in archives and with primary sources. The History faculty at UW-Green Bay congratulates these exceptional students for achieving this high honor, which recognizes outstanding performance by students in their history courses.

Breakthrough® Fuel employees share tips with alma mater

Left to right: Alex Tilton ’14, Business Administration; Jared Spude, ’15 Political Science and Public Administration; Matthew Hart ’16 Computer Science; Kelly Williams, ’94 Organizational Communication; Carlene Frisque, ’13 Finance and History; David Zey ’99, Computer Science

Left to right: Alex Tilton ’14 Business Administration; Jared Spude ’15 Political Science and Public Administration; Matthew Hart ’16 Computer Science; Kelly Williams ’94 Organizational Communication; Carlene Frisque ’13 Finance and History and David Zey ’99 Computer Science

 

UW-Green Bay alumni employed by Breakthrough® Fuel served on a panel Tuesday morning in the Christie Theatre. They shared with current UW-Green Bay students the path that led them to work at Breakthrough® Fuel — a fast-growing, global transportation energy management firm located in downtown Green Bay. Currently 10 UW-Green Bay alumni work for the company, including founder and CEO Craig Dickman, a 1982 business administration graduate who serves as a member of the Chancellor’s Council of Trustees. Advice for the students in the crowd included “seize opportunities” and “embrace innovation.” Members of the panel spoke highly of their time at UW-Green Bay. Alumnus Jared Spud, ’15 Political Science and Public Administration referred to the University as a “big time school in a small town setting,” applauding the access to professors and great opportunities for students.

Kevin Kain invited to join panel of international experts at Yale

Senior Lecturer Kevin Kain (Humanistic Studies and History) served on a panel of 10 international experts invited to Yale University to discuss “Rethinking Religion in Early Modern Russia” April 7-8. The program was sponsored by the Yale Macmillian Center (European Studies Council) and funded by a grant from the Carnegie Corporation. The full-length version of Kain’s paper, “New Jerusalem and the Politics of Byzantine Renewal in Russia,” will be published in Rethinking Religion in Early Modern Russia, Paul Bushkovitch ed. (forthcoming, 2018).

Think ‘College to Career’ with Breakthrough Fuel, April 18

Join the panel discussion with alumni who have turned their UW-Green Bay education in to successful careers at one of the area’s most innovative companies, Breakthrough Fuel. Tuesday, April 18, 2017 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. in the Christie Theatre. Learn firsthand how people from various majors come together to solve problems, find innovative solutions and have a passion for what they do as a team. The alumni are Alex Tilton ’14, Business Administration; Carlene Frisque, ’13 Finance and History; Jared Spude, ’15 Political Science and Public Administration; Kelly Williams, ’94 Organizational Communication; David Zey ’99, Computer Science and Matthew Hart ’16 Software Analyst.

Internship Tuesday continues: KenyaHELP Intern

The new weekly social media initiative, “Internship Tuesday” continues with this week’s feature on Nathan Condon, a junior history and political science student currently interning with KenyaHELP, a local, volunteer-run organization that provides scholarships for Kenyan students. Read more about Condon and his internship.

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