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Advising Team

Our job is to guide you to success. These are the friendly faces that will help you earn your wings. 

Darrel Renier
Darrel Renier

Director
Green Bay: SS 1600
(920) 465-2407
renierd@uwgb.edu

I am a first-generation, low-income college student admitted through the Educational Opportunity Program. I double majored in Psychology and Human Development.

Where I have lived: Wisconsin

Fun fact: I am an expert in 80s and 90s music and movie trivia

Tips: Students who graduate efficiently possess three common characteristics - they become resourceful, ask questions about the college experience, and get involved on campus. Utilize all the support around you, become resilient, and develop these three characteristics of success.

Kim Lintner
Kim Lintner

Assistant Director
Green Bay: SS 1600
(920) 465-2477
lintnerk@uwgb.edu
Advisor for Undeclared Students

Degrees in: Psychology, Sociology, Masters in Community Counseling

Where I have lived: Wisconsin (Kimberly, Whitewater, Milwaukee); Scotland (Dalkeith)

Fun fact: I was a published poet at the age of 13.

Tips: Utilize the UWGB website/search often - Answers to your questions are almost always found on our website!

Professional advisors supporting:

The Academic Advising Center

The Academic Advising Center is a space for all students to receive support regarding academic concerns, including exploring and declaring majors, minors, or certificates.

Panhia Lor
Panhia Lor

Academic Advisor
Green Bay: SS 1600
Bilingual in Hmong  
(920) 360-5575
lorpa@uwgb.edu
Advisor for Undeclared Students,
and Computer Science (CSET)

Degrees in: Psychology and Human Development and Masters of Arts in Counseling- Higher Education

Where I have lived: Green Bay, WI

Fun fact: I love creating art. I make and sell clay earrings!

Tips: Challenge yourself and take classes outside of what you already know. Be willing to step outside of your comfort zone and make new friends that will enrich your learning and growth.

Lindsay Martens
Lindsay Martens

Academic Advisor
Green Bay: SS1600
Bilingual in Spanish 
(920) 360-2194
martensl@uwgb.edu
Advisor for Undeclared Students, History, Humanities, Information Tech & Data (CAHSS)

Degrees: Undergrad: Psychology & French / Grad: Business

Where I have lived: Dominican Republic; Florida; NYC; Tennessee; Illinois; Wisconsin

Fun fact: I love cooking and dancing merengue - sometimes simultaneously!

Tips: Get involved in some clubs/activities - they usually make for some great experiences.

Professional advisors supporting:

The College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

 
Lauri Welhouse
Lauri Welhouse

Manager
Green Bay: TH 335
(920) 465-2777
welhousl@uwgb.edu
Advisor for Organizational Leadership

 

Degrees in: Human Development/Psychology

Where I have lived: Milwaukee/Green Bay

Fun fact: Love to bake (& exercise so I can eat what I bake)

Tips: Take time to do things you love & spend time with those you love

Laura Delikowski
Laura Delikowski

Academic Advisor
Green Bay: MACC331
(920) 366-0216
delikowl@uwgb.edu
Advisor for Psychology, Athletes, International

 

Degrees in: BA in Psychology (Minor in Spanish) and MSE in Professional Counseling with an emphasis in Student Affairs/College Counseling

Where I have lived: Larsen, WI; Decorah, IA (College); Green Bay, WI

Fun fact: In college, I performed in a Christmas concert that won a regional Emmy in 2008.

Tips: College is so much more than just the classes you take and the major you pursue! Take time to get involved, make new friends, ask lots of questions, and try new things. Spread your wings, and make the most of it!

Lindsay Martens
Lindsay Martens

Academic Advisor
Green Bay: SS1600
Bilingual in Spanish 
(920) 360-2194
martensl@uwgb.edu
Advisor for Undeclared, History, Humanities, Information Tech & Data

Degrees: Undergrad: Psychology & French / Grad: Business

Where I have lived: Dominican Republic; Florida; NYC; Tennessee; Illinois; Wisconsin

Fun fact: I love cooking and dancing merengue - sometimes simultaneously!

Tips: Get involved in some clubs/activities - they usually make for some great experiences.

Danny Panella
Danny Panella

Academic Advisor
(920) 360-0769
panellad@uwgb.edu
Advisor for English, Environmental Policy & Planning, German, History, Humanities, Philosophy, Public Administration, Spanish, Urban Studies, Writing & Applied Arts

Degrees in: Communication

Where I have lived: San Diego, CA

Fun fact: I can consistently beat the 4th elevator level of Donkey Kong.

Tips: Study abroad! The experience is a once-in-a lifetime growth opportunity that can be built directly into your academic plan.

Bao Sengkhammee
Bao Sengkhammee

Academic Advisor
(920) 360-3941
sengkhab@uwgb.edu
Advisor for Communication, DJS, Information Science, Political Science

Degrees in: Educational Psychology, Human Developement, Urban and Regional Studies

Where I have lived: Green Bay, Eau Claire, Milwaukee

Fun fact: I enjoy potlucks and buffets.

Tips: Don't be afraid to ask questions. We ask and we learn.

Alissa Warpinski

Academic Advisor
Green Bay: MACC331
(920) 366-0069
warpinsa@uwgb.edu
Advisor for Psychology

 

Degrees in: History, and Social Change and Development (now DJS), minors in Psychology and Political Science, Master’s Degree Counseling- Higher Education,

Where I have lived: Appleton and Green Bay

Fun fact: During my undergrad I studied abroad for a summer in Greece, and it was AMAZING!

Tips: Don't be afraid to talk to your faculty- after class, during office hours, via email. Just get connected. They are there to help you learn!

Bethany Welch
Bethany Welch

Academic Advisor
Marinette: M130
(715) 504-3322
bethany.welch@uwc.edu
Advisor for Online Psychology

Degrees in: Political Science

Where I have lived: Marinette, WI & Milwaukee, WI

Fun fact: I love sports, especially baseball. Go Crew!

Tips:Try new things: take a class because it sounds fun, join a club, ask questions!

Amy Yang
Amy Yang

Academic Advisor
(920) 360-2733
yanga@uwgb.edu
Advisor for Art, Arts Management, Design, First Nations Studies, Music; Theater(re), Organizational Leadership overflow

Degrees in: Social Work and then Higher Education and Leadership

Where I have lived: Wisconsin

Fun fact: I've visited 16 different states and 4 other counties. I hope to keep traveling!

Tips: You don't know what you don't know. So don't be afraid to get connected and ask. College is an interesting time and there are some amazing opportunities/services and awesome staff/faculty. Take advantage of their knowledge.

Professional advisors supporting:

The College of Health, Education and Social Welfare

 
Nicole Micolichek
Nicole Micolichek

Manager
(920) 465-5037
micolicn@uwgb.edu
Advisor for Traditional Nursing, RN-BSN, MSN

 

Degrees in: BA in English, MA in Student Affairs Administration

Where I have lived: Green Bay WI, East Lansing MI, South Bend IN, and back to Green Bay WI!

Fun fact: I can recite the first 14 lines of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales in Middle English. And I love cats.

Tips: Be open to learning new ways to learn- regardless of how you did before starting at UWGB.

Amy Bartelme
Amy Bartelme

Academic Advisor
(920) 465-2566
bartelma@uwgb.edu
Advisor for Education (Transfer and Returning students seeking Education Certification)

 

Degrees in: Business Admin

Where I have lived: Seymour, WI; Green Bay

Fun fact: I have 7 sisters and 5 brothers, two of which I never lived with! I have three nieces older than me. My mom and sister were actually pregnant at the same time!

Tips: Don't rush through this experience, slow down and learn from those around you. Take the time to try new things, explore opportunities and develop friendships, you'll have memories for a lifetime.

Erin Carlson
Erin Carlson

Academic Advisor
(920) 465-2835
carlsone@uwgb.edu
Advisor for Education (Pre education and admitted students)

Degrees in: English Education

Where I have lived: Green Bay, WI; Menominee, MI; West Palm Beach & Delray Beach, FL

Fun fact: I’m a UWGB alum!

Tips: Take the time to unlearn high school study habits and learn new college study habits

Ruth Pearson
Ruth Pearson

Academic Advisor
(920) 360-9286
pearsonr@uwgb.edu
Advisor for Traditional Nursing, RN-BSN, Nurse 1-2-1

Degrees in: University of MN- Nutrition; Textiles & Clothing

Where I have lived: Minnesota and Wisconsin

Fun fact: Co-Leader of 20 Mission Trips in US, Mexico, Haiti and Belize with 567 participants. Build houses, plant trees and service projects related to natural disasters.

Tips: Resources are available, if you are struggling, get help early. Get to know your instructors and advisor!

Ryan Roberts
Ryan Roberts

Academic Advisor
(920) 360-9437
robertsr@uwgb.edu
Advisor for Social Work, Education

Degrees in: History with a minor in Secondary Education

Where I have lived: De Pere, Green Bay, Manitowoc, Milwaukee, and Ripon, WI

Fun fact: I’ve won multiple Milwaukee Brewer trivia contests

Tips: Get involved, Start early in your college career. It will help you make friends and professional contacts.

Krista Shaw
Krista Shaw

Academic Advisor
Green Bay: RH325J
(920) 360-9361
shawk@uwgb.edu
Advisor for HIMT, Community Health Education and Pre-Education

Degrees in: Major: Psychology & Higher Ed Counseling

Where I have lived: Two Rivers and Green Bay.

Fun fact: I love writing short stories and poetry.

Tips: Do not be afraid to ask questions or ask for help! The only thing you gain is knowledge! We are all here to help!

Professional advisors supporting:

The Cofrin School of Business

 
Kay Voss
Kay Voss

Manager
Green Bay: WH 460S
(920) 465-2259
vossk@uwgb.edu
Advisor for all programs

Degrees in: Master of Arts in Higher Education Counseling and BBA Degree - Business Administration major with Double Emphasis in HR and Management

Where I have lived: Newton, Wauwatosa, Green Bay, Kellnersville, WI

Fun fact: I am graduate of UW-Green Bay and was raised on a dairy farm.

Tips: Don't be afraid to talk with your instructors. They are here to support you and assist when you find the course material to be difficult.

Njeri Karanja
Njeri Karanja

Academic Advisor
Green Bay: WH 460U
(920) 360-0961
karanjan@uwgb.edu
Advisor for Human Resource Management, Marketing and Management Programs and Student Athletes and International Students

Degrees in: Master's Degree - High Education Student Affairs with certificate in Academic Advising, Bachelor Degree - Social Work

Where I have lived: Detroit, Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti (All Michigan), and now Green Bay, WI

Fun fact: I love dogs(Have 2 of my own), Love food from around the world, Advisor of the Anime and H4H club, Love to watch anime, I love to travel, I love playing spades, and dancing

Tips: Get involved on campus, if you do not like what's on campus now than create it you never know who else might like it as well.

Ashley Luebeck
Ashley Luebeck

Academic Advisor
Green Bay: WH 460B
(920) 360-1078
luebecka@uwgb.edu
Advisor for Entrepreneurship, General Business, Supply Chain Management, and Business Analytics Emphasis Areas within the Business Administration major

Degrees in: Master of Science in Education - Student Affairs Administration and Bachelor of Science in Sociology from UW-La Crosse

Where I have lived: All in WI--New London for 18 years, La Crosse for 7 years, and now Green Bay!

Fun fact: 3 things I couldn't live without: my emotional support water bottles, ketchup, and a fan.

Tips: Build a community on campus! There are so many ways to be involved—organizations, clubs, sports, tutoring, housing, on-campus job, volunteer, connect with a mentor.

 
 
Professional advisors supporting:

The College of Science, Engineering and Technology

 
Nora Kanzenbach
Nora Kanzenbach

Manager
Green Bay: STEM204
(920) 360-2390
kanzenbn@uwgb.edu
Advisor for Biology, Chemistry, Physics (minor), Sustainability (minor), Water Science

Degrees in: English--Literature and Language

Where I have lived: Luxemburg, WI; Green Bay, WI

Fun fact: I love a good story.

Tips: Don't be afraid to ask questions.

Deanne Kusserow
Deanne Kusserow

Academic Advisor
Green Bay: WH 460B
(920) 465-5105
kusserod@uwgb.edu
Advisor for Accounting, Finance, and Economics Programs

Degrees in: Master's Degree in Counseling - Emphasis in Higher Education and Bachelor Degree in Social Work

Where I have lived: Only in Wisconsin! Milwaukee, Madison & Green Bay

Fun fact: I can name every U.S. President in order.

Tips: Be your own best advocate - don't be afraid to ask questions!

Panhia Lor
Panhia Lor

Academic Advisor
Green Bay: SS 1600
Bilingual in Hmong  
(920) 360-5575
lorpa@uwgb.edu
Advisor for Undeclared and Computer Science

Degrees in: Psychology and Human Development and Masters of Arts in Counseling- Higher Education

Where I have lived: Green Bay, WI

Fun fact: I love creating art. I make and sell clay earrings!

Tips: Challenge yourself and take classes outside of what you already know. Be willing to step outside of your comfort zone and make new friends that will enrich your learning and growth.

Gaoci Lo-Yang
Gaoci Lo-Yang

Academic Advisor
(920) 360-2639
loyangg@uwgb.edu
Advisor for Mathematics, Electrical Engineering Technology, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Technology

Degrees in: Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education and Masters in Education in Student Affairs and Higher Education Administration, both from Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

Where I have lived: My family grew up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, then we moved to Mohnton, Pennsylvania. I am currently residing in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

Fun fact: I enjoy exploring hiking trails with my husband and dog, spending quality time with my friends and family, getting crafty, and listening to podcasts!

Tips: Explore and make connections! Whether that's asking questions about your classes, finding fun spaces on campus, seeking support services, and more - we are here to help you find your best fit and help you grow in your academic and career journey!

Amy Van Oss
Amy Van Oss

Academic Advisor
Green Bay: ES317
(920) 366-7669
vanossa@uwgb.edu
Advisor for Athletes, International, Geoscience, Water Science, Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering Technology

Degrees in: B.A. in Health Care Administration and Masters of Arts in Counseling - Higher Education

Where I have lived: Upper Peninsula in Michigan, Milwaukee and De Pere WI

Fun fact: Have never missed a season of The Bachelor/Bachlorette

Tips: Don't stress the small stuff and always ask questions.

 
 
Professional advisors supporting:

The Marinette, Manitowoc, and Sheboygan Campuses

UW – Green Bay is one university with four locations, and we have advisors ready to help you at every campus.

Nicole Becker
Nicole Becker

Academic Advisor & Recruitment Specialist
Manitowoc: F124
(920) 683-2829
beckern@uwgb.edu

 

Degrees in: Psychology and Human Development

Where I have lived: Manitowoc

Fun fact: I am an UW-Green Bay alum!

Tips: Make the most of your college experience! Utilize the many amazing resources and opportunities that are available to you! Try new things, meet new people, step out of your comfort zone and don't be afraid to ask for help.

Nancy Hart
Nancy Hart

Academic Advisor
Sheboygan: 2204
(920) 459-5931
hartn@uwgb.edu

 

Degrees in: Bachelor of Music - Performance and Master of Science - Educational Leadership and Policy

Where I have lived: Pewaukee, Whitewater, Oshkosh, Wausau, and Sheboygan Falls

Fun fact: I run ultra marathons!

Tips: Get to know your professors and the other staff on campus. We’re all here to help and excited to know and support you!

Evelyn Neziri
Evelyn Neziri

Academic Advisor
Manitowoc: F126
Sheboygan: 2207
(920) 683-4709
nezirie@uwgb.edu

 

Degrees in: Bachelor or Arts in Psychology and Masters of Science in Industrial Relations

Where I have lived: New Jersey, Massachusetts, Puerto Rico, Michigan, Madison, Milwaukee, Marinette and Manitowoc, WI

Fun fact: My first language is Spanish and I am somewhat fluent in Albanian.

Tips: We are here to guide you and remember that you are the commander of your ship! Be excited and engaged with your college experience. This means do the prep work for classes, advising appointments, and anything else that comes your way. Steer your ship to success, knowing that we will help you on your journey!

Bethany Welch
Bethany Welch

Academic Advisor
Marinette: M130
(715) 504-3322
bethany.welch@uwc.edu

Degrees in: Political Science

Where I have lived: Marinette, WI & Milwaukee, WI

Fun fact: I love sports, especially baseball. Go Crew!

Tips:Try new things: take a class because it sounds fun, join a club, ask questions!