UGC discusses LGBTQ community in Greek life

Caleb Goodness, goodnessc@uwplatt.edu
May 7, 2015
Filed under Local

The end of the year brings serious discussions to the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Greek community. At the United Greek Council meeting April 22, a report was given by Valerie Wetzel regarding concerns about including the LGBTQ community in Greek life on campus. Wetzel serves as the assistant... Read more »

Carol, LTE of Hick & Main, retires after 14 years at UW-P

Carol, LTE of Hick & Main, retires after 14 years at UW-P

Shannon Fischer, fischersha@uwplatt.edu
May 7, 2015
Filed under Local

After working nearly 14 years at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, 10 of which were at campus coffee shops, the Perk and Hickory & Main, Carol Huehne is retiring and can finally admit that she doesn’t even like coffee. Huehne’s favorite part of the job was meeting new people and making... Read more »

Ag showcased on campus

Ag showcased on campus

Kassidy Kohout, kohoutka@uwplatt.edu
May 7, 2015
Filed under Local, Showcase

Non-agriculture students were invited to learn about agriculture at the fourth annual Ag Day On Campus. The Collegiate Farm Bureau hosted the event on April 22 on the west lawn next to the Markee Pioneer Student Center. “I love seeing people’s reactions when they learn about agriculture and where... Read more »

Gribb named dean of College of EMS

Gribb named dean of College of EMS

Mike Loney, loneym@uwplatt.edu
May 7, 2015
Filed under Local

Molly Gribb, professor at South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, has been chosen to be the new dean of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s College of Engineering, Mathematics and Science. Gribb grew up in Mount Horeb. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the University... Read more »

Asian Appreciation Week

April 30, 2015
Filed under Local

Free food, dancing, films and presentations were all part of the fun this past week as the Asian Students In Action Club hosted the first Asian Appreciation Week on campus. “We wanted to do something bigger than what we normally do,” Michael Vang, sophomore mechanical engineering major and ASIA... Read more »

Brazilian Karaoke

April 30, 2015
Filed under Local

The Portuguese Language Club hosted Brazilian Karaoke night, which brought in approximately 30 attendees.   The event was held on April 24 in Doudna Hall.   Andre Menezes, the president of the PLC, was one of the students in charge of organizing the karaoke night.   “The... Read more »

Earth Day Carnival

April 30, 2015
Filed under Local

The Green Campus Project celebrated Earth Day with carnival games, music and food centered around recycle-themed activities. “The main goal for today is to spread the word about Earth Day and the importance of sustainability in general,” Alexander Caracciolo, Green Campus Project reporter and... Read more »

$64,000 raised by 450 participants at Relay for Life

Emalydia Flenory, flenorye@uwplatt.edu
April 30, 2015
Filed under Local

Some walked for lost loved ones, others for themselves, but all walked with the dedication to eliminate cancer. The American Cancer Society held its eighteenth annual Relay for Life event on April 24. Four hundred fifty students staff, faculty and community members participated, raising approximately... Read more »

Freshmen to receive NFC cards in fall

Jeremy Cieslewicz, cieslewiczj@uwplatt.edu
April 30, 2015
Filed under Local

Beginning this summer, Near Field Communication and magnetic strip identification cards will be issued. NFC is a technology similar to radio frequency identification. Incoming students will receive the new card during new student registration. Returning students, staff and faculty will be given the... Read more »

Fundraising to be absorbed by UW-P

Regina Neenan, neenanr@uwplatt.edu
April 30, 2015
Filed under Local

The Alumni Services office structure will change drastically as of June 30 as part of a massive restructuring involving that office, UW-Platteville and University Information and Communications. The proposed restructuring would create a new position, Vice Chancellor for External Relations; that position... Read more »