Campus Ministry

Catholic Campus ministry is an experience of the Church's presence and ministry to the entire community involved in higher education. Campus Ministry gathers the Catholic community for prayer, worship and learning so that the light of the Gospel shines on the academic community.

  • SR. LAURA ZELTEN, OSF | Campus Minister

    Sr. Laura serves as Catholic Campus Minister and Newman Club Co-Advisor through the Diocese of Green Bay. A native of De Pere, WI, Sr. Laura is a member of the Sisters of St. Francis of the Holy Cross. She graduated from St. Norbert College with an undergraduate degree in Education and a Masters of Theological Studies. She has completed her certification in Spiritual Direction from the Franciscan Spirituality Center in La Crosse, WI. Sr. Laura is bilingual in Spanish and English.

    To contact Sr. Laura, email her at or find her at campus ministry events throughout the academic year.

  • FR. ben johnson | Sacramental Minister

    Fr. Ben serves as the sacramental minister for the UWGB Catholic Campus Ministry. He is currently the Associate Pastor for St. Mary in Ledgeview and St. Francis Xavier in De Pere.  

  • Morgan Sleaford

    | Student Outreach Coordinator 

    Morgan is a sophomore at UWGB. She is majoring in Human Biology with emphases in Nutrition and Sports Medicine.  In her free time, she enjoys working out. 

    To contact Morgan, email her at

  • Becky Vakauwenberg | Admin Assistant

    To contact Becky, email her at

PHEONIX Catholic

  • Lance Pallo Phoenix Catholic President

    Lance is a senior at UWGB. He is majoring in computer science. In his free time, he enjoys martial arts, he is trained in several. 

    To contact Lance, email him at 

  • Taylor Koller | Phoenix Catholic Officer

    Taylor is a junior at UWGB. She is majoring in history and minoring in Education. In her free time, she enjoys reading, traveling, and spending time with loved ones. 

    To contact Taylor, email her at 

  • Mike Kline | Pheonix Catholic advisor

    Mike is going into his 35th year in the 2022-23 season as the head coach of Green Bay men's and women's cross country teams. He is also the Assistant AD of Compliance, Student Welfare, and Student Services. Kline landed the Green Bay coaching position while still a cross country student-athlete in 1987.