Saturday, December 13 – Volunteers Needed for the Commencement Receiving Line

10257098_10152572839003455_4985600970683151738_oHelp us congratulate and welcome our newest graduates to the UW-Green Bay Alumni Association by volunteering for the Commencement receiving line. It is easy and fun! All you have to do is arrive at the Weidner Center by 1 p.m. on Saturday, December 13, claim your FREE Phoenix PRIDE Shirt and stand in line with fellow alums to cheer on UWGB’s Fall 2014 graduating class. We want 50 volunteers and have about 30. Feel free to bring family members along as children really enjoy participating. Contact Kari Moody at moodyk@uwgb.edu to volunteer.

UW-Green Bay Alumni Weekend at the Kalahari

alumni_Kalahari2015Oooh…this is gonna be fun! UWGB alumni are invited to the Kalahari in Wisconsin Dells to compete against other UW schools in various competitions including basketball, slide rides, a scavenger hunt and more. Join us on Friday, Jan. 9 through Sunday, Jan. 11 for the first-ever All UW Alumni Weekend at the Kalahari.

Friday night will include an all UW pizza party. Be sure to wear your UWGB gear and show your pride for UWGB. Prizes will be given to those who show the most school spirit.

Saturday, we will compete in tournament challenges, swim the day away in the water park or just have good ole fun at the amusement park! There will also be a viewing party on Saturday night at 8 p.m. when the Green Bay Men’s Basketball team takes on Milwaukee.

This is a “bring your family and friends” event! To make reservations, please call 608-253-5466 or visit kalahariresorts.com and ask for the UW-Stout Alumni Association rate of $149 per night. Reservations must be made by Friday, December 19.

If you have questions, please contact Director of Alumni Relations Kari Moody at moodyk@uwgb.edu or 920-465-2226.

We hope you can join us for this fantastic weekend of fun!

UW-Green Bay Receives the Jean Nicolet Award at 2014 Holiday Parade

ParadeUW-Green Bay’s float entry in this year’s holiday parade was fantastic for many reasons. First, the design was impressive with three life-sized Jack-in-the-Boxes. But more importantly, to represent this year’s Green Bay Holiday Parade theme, “Toyland Christmas,” the UWGB parade committee collected toys for children in need as part of the U.S. Marine Corps’ local Toys for Tots campaign. The float was filled with toys that will be donated and the community was able to see just how supportive UW-Green Bay is of our community. Even the parade judges agreed as they awarded UW-Green Bay with the Jean Nicolet Award for the float with the best parade theme portrayal! It was a great day of collaboration between students and employees and a great day for UW-Green Bay!

Refer-a-Phoenix

Refer a PhoenixYou…UW-Green Bay Alumni, are critical players on our admissions team. Who better to tell prospective students about the amazing people and opportunities at UW-Green Bay? It is our hope that you are bold about sharing the features of our wonderful campus to all the people searching for higher education opportunities.

The enrollment team is looking to increase the number of students who choose UWGB and we are formalizing the process for following up on your initial engagement. We call it, “Refer-a-Phoenix.” It would simply require you to take a minute to fill out a form at www.uwgb.edu/refer.  Someone from the enrollment team will follow up with your potential student, answer any questions they might have about their college search and encourage a visit. (We have great success enrolling students who make a campus visit!).

In the meantime, if you have questions about applying to UWGB, or if you have suggestions for the admissions team, please contact Jen Jones at jonesj@uwgb.edu.

Alumni ID Card

Alumni IDThe long awaited Alumni ID Card is now available for purchase.  This lifetime card costs just $10 and allows you to take advantage of benefits throughout campus including access to Cofrin Library checkout services, on campus discounts and special promotions from The Phoenix Bookstore, Green Bay Athletics, the Weidner Center and more. To learn more about the benefits of the card or to order, visit Alumni ID Card.

2nd Edition Phoenix PRIDE Shirt

Phoenix PRIDEYou know you want one, so what are you waiting for? Order today! The Phoenix PRIDE Shirt is a unique collectible, with a new design each year. This year 2014 alumnus Ryan Stewart designed the shirt. Proceeds from t-shirt sales support UW-Green Bay Alumni Association scholarships.

To show your Phoenix pride, and to contribute to the scholarship fund, order one today! Shirts are available in adult sizes small – XXL. Cost is $15 per shirt plus $5 for shipping. Send an email to alumni@uwgb.edu with your name, address, the number of t-shirts you would like, along with needed sizes.  You will then be contacted by the Alumni Relations office for payment options. Go Phoenix!