As a marketing major, John suggests getting involved with organizations on campus and networking with students, professors and companies as a way to make a smooth transition into the workforce. His favorite experiences include working with student organizations as well as getting to know and interacting with other students. UW-Green Bay has prepared him for his future with the exceptional professors and their ability to help students who are enthusiastic about networking.
One of her professors noted, “The gracious manner in which Maura opened up her life story in her work consistently provided a space where other students felt comfortable...many productive, open conversations were had within my classroom as a result of her work regarding immigration, race, and family traditions.”
An actively exhibiting artist Maura already has a prolific exhibition record. She has had her work included in student and group exhibitions at UWGB; Neville Public Museum; and Lawrence University. Her work has been reviewed and praised by the very respectable, Daniel T. Keegan, Director of the Milwaukee Art Museum.
Maura’s experience at UW-Green Bay was enriched by the great guidance from professors, help from classmates and the American Intercultural Center which helped her meet new people from all different backgrounds. She transferred to UWGB and changed her major. As a Latino woman, she describes some obstacles she faced as she pursued higher education and how she overcame them.
After attending tribal school all her life, Luanne experienced culture shock as she transitioned to UW-Green Bay. However, meeting new people from different backgrounds made her feel more at ease and comfortable in this new environment. Her advice to new students is to get in contact with other students, join student organizations and don’t be afraid to ask for help.
Erin’s favorite aspect of UW-Green Bay are the small class sizes which help professors give more personalized attention to students. She also describes some of her favorite activities on campus, like student organizations, playing sports at the Kress center, Open Mic nights and the environment to make new friends. Her advice to new incoming students is to balance time wisely and to make the most of your experience at UW-Green Bay!
Bri’s experience at UW-Green Bay includes working on campus, working together with a professor on a project, and eventually earning an internship. Her favorite aspect of UWGB is the supportive atmosphere of dedicated students with a relaxed lifestyle. Taking all her experiences into account, her advice to students is to develop a balanced pattern between school and extracurricular activities.