UW–Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus

The University of Wisconsin–Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus or UW–Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus is a two-year campus of the University of Wisconsin System located in Manitowoc, Wisconsin. It is part of the University of Wisconsin–Green Bay. Enrollment was 525 in fall, 2014.[1]

UW–Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus
Main entrance
TypePublic, State University
Established1933
Parent institution
University of Wisconsin–Green Bay
Academic staff
42
Students640
Location, ,
CampusSuburban
40 acres (16.2 ha)
ColorsBlue and White         
SportsBasketball, Golf, Tennis, Volleyball
MascotBlue Devil
Websitewww.uwgb.edu/manitowoc

History

The University of Wisconsin System has had a presence in Manitowoc since 1933, when 26 students enrolled in a UW English class offered at the Vocational School located downtown on Clark Street. In July 2018 the UW System was restructured so that UW–Manitowoc became a UW–Green Bay campus. In August 2018 the name was officially changed to University of Wisconsin–Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus or UW–Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus. [2]

Academics

The UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus runs on the semester system. The school offers an Associate of Arts and Science Degree (60 credits), leading towards a bachelor's degree at many four-year colleges.

Annually, the enrollment is approximately 650 students. UW–Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus has about 45 faculty and instructional staff, as well as 30 administrative and support staff.

The UW–Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Campus

The 40-acre (16.2 ha) campus, located on the south side of the city near Silver Creek Park and on the shore of Lake Michigan, was opened in 1962.[3] The campus has seen two major additions: Hillside Hall (originally named West Hall) was opened in 1986, Lakeside Hall, which houses the theatre and music departments, was added in 2001. The University Theatre Company performs in this venue. The original building is now named Founders Hall.

Lakeside Hall features a 350-seat theatre, with an orchestra pit behind the stage and state-of-the-art sound, lighting and acoustic systems. It is used for plays, concerts and lectures. Additionally, the main academic lecture hall has been relocated to Hillside Hall from the original building.

Sports

The UW–Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus Blue Devils compete in the East Division of the Wisconsin Collegiate Conference. The program offers intercollegiate athletic opportunities in co-ed golf, as well as men's and women's basketball, tennis, and volleyball.

References

  1. University of Wisconsin Colleges Office of Academic Affairs. The University of Wisconsin Colleges' Fact Book 2013-2014. Madison: University of Wisconsin Colleges, 2014, p. 48.
  2. "UW System Board of Regents approves name changes for 2-year campuses". Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Retrieved 2018-09-28.
  3. "History". University of Wisconsin–Manitowoc. Retrieved March 25, 2015.


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