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Archive for March, 2008

And The Award Goes To…

Tuesday, March 25th, 2008

Alumni Awards Night
Saturday, April 19
5:30-8:30 p.m.

Join us for Alumni Awards night Saturday, April 19 when we recognize and celebrate four graduates for their service to each’s profession and community. Receiving the Distinguished Alumni Award for 2008 are Mary Kabacinski ’71 and David Muench ’72 and ’79.

Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients Kabacinski and MuenchOutstanding Recent alumni Award recipients Greenley and Roznowski

The Outstanding Recent Alumni Award will be presented to Rachel Greenley, ’98 and Amy Roznowski ’01. A social will be held in the Phoenix Rooms, University Union, at 5 p.m., followed by dinner at 6 p.m. and an awards presentation to follow. Cost is $25 per person. Interested in attending? Contact the alumni office at or 920-465-2586.

Downtown Third Thursdays April Event

Tuesday, March 25th, 2008

John SalernoBaylake Bank City Center
Thursday, April 17
Noon-12:45 p.m.

John Salerno presents “Bebop and Cool: A Study of Contrasts.” His discussion will present live and recorded jazz styles by examining the music and artists of the Bebop and Cool jazz styles. For a foot-tapping, upbeat experience join us downtown!

Take Me Out to the Ball Game!

Tuesday, March 25th, 2008

Miller Park Good Times Programming Alumni Event
Friday, April 25
5 p.m. Tailgate Warmup; 7:05 first pitch

Are you ready for a Good Time? Join Good Times Programming, alumni and friends for a pre-game tailgate party and Brewers game, Friday, April 25.. Tailgate starting at 5 p.m. with the first-pitch at 7:05 p.m. The Brewers play the Marlins. Food will be provided, but you must bring your own beverages. Questions? Or want to sign up? Contact Grant Winslow at or 902-465-2200.

Back to the Wilderness

Tuesday, March 25th, 2008

The Wilderness Hotel and Golf Resort
Wisconsin Dells
April 25, 26, 27

Wilderness Resort Indoor Water ParkJoin us Friday through Sunday, April 25, 26 and 27 as we play at The Wilderness Hotel and Golf Resort — America’s largest water park resort in the Wisconsin Dells. For just $109* per night your family of four can reserve a double queen room at the hotel and receive unlimited access to the resort’s three indoor and two outdoor water parks, and the four-story dry foam playhouse. Reserve by March 25. Call 1-800-867-9453. Mention the UWGB Alumni Association Room Block. Additional family members are $15 each. Go to for more.

Manitowoc County Alumni Reception

Tuesday, March 25th, 2008

Tony’s Pizza
2204 Washington St., Manitowoc
Wednesday, April 30
5-7 p.m.

Your alumni Association is hosting an “Update of Your U” for those graduates and friends living and/or working in the Manitowoc area at Tony’s Pizza in Manitowoc. Social with complimentary hors d’oeuvres and cash bar begins at 5 pm, comments from Chancellor Bruce Shepard on the latest happenings at your alma mater at 6 p.m. Q&A to follow and with a few door prizes as well. And we are leaving the pledge cards at home – promise. RSVP by Friday, April 25 to Ryan Kauth ’96 at, or the Alumni Office at, or 920/354-2586.

Celebrating our Newest Alumni

Tuesday, March 25th, 2008

Titletown Brewery
Saturday, May 17
8-10 p.m.

Celebrate with our newest alumni at Titletown Brewing from 8 to 10 p.m. Saturday, May 17 following spring commencement. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres and beer/soda will be on-hand. For more information about the event, contact Mark Brunette by e-mail at or by phone at (920)-465-2586.

Volunteers Needed

Tuesday, March 25th, 2008

Cellcom Marathon
Sunday, May 18
7:30 a.m.

Join your Alumni Association at a water station serving more than 5,000 runners in the Green Bay Cellcom Marathon, Sunday, May 18. We typically start about 7:30 a.m. and are done by 10 a.m. Then we head to the finish line for food and refreshments. It’s fun! To volunteer or for more information, contact the alumni office at or (920)-465-2586.

FORE! Scholarships…

Tuesday, March 25th, 2008

Alumni Golf Outing – Royal Scott Golf Course
Friday, June 13

Save the date, Friday, June 13 and plan for a 10 a.m. shot-gun start at Royal Scot Golf Course in New Franken. The FORE Scholarships Alumni Golf Outing promises to be a day of fun, including 18 holes of golf, beverages, hors d’oeuvres, hole events, a putting contest, raffles, a reception, power carts, and more! Teams play a four-person scramble format. Prizes will be awarded to the team with the lowest scores and handicap winners. Cost is $85 per golfer/$320 per foursome. Sponsor a tee or green for $125 each or both for $200. Proceeds benefit student scholarships. Contact the alumni at or 920/465-2586 to request a registration brochure or to find out more.

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Our Grandparents are Juniors

Tuesday, March 25th, 2008

Photo from Grandparent’s UniversityGrandparents U
July 24-25

That’s right; Grandparent’s University (GPU) begins its junior (third) year this summer, July 24 and 25.

Grandparents and grandchildren can register online. Spaces are assigned first come, first serve. Deadline is July 1 but classes fill very early. Classes include Fiber Arts, Fantasy Maps; Furs, Feathers and Scales, and more! Direct registration questions to 920-465-2775. For more information visit the Grandparents University Page.