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Archive for June, 2008

Scholarship golf outing – openings remain!

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2008

Alumni Association Scholarship Golf OutingThere’s still time to sign up for the 28th Annual Alumni Association Scholarship Golf Outing on Friday, June 13. (more…)

Our grandparents are juniors!

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2008

Grandparent’s University (GPU) begins its junior (third) year this summer, July 24 and 25. Grandparents and grandchildren can register online or download a printable form to send in with payment. 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. And for all things camps:

UWGB Alumni and Friends – Trout Springs Winery event

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2008

wine2.jpgSave the date for what is sure to be a great event! From 4 to 7 p.m., Sunday, August 24, your Alumni Association welcomes you to Trout Springs Winery for wine tasting, hors d’oeuvres, tours of the winery, and music by members of the Dave Steffen’s Band. Cost is only $25 per person. Pre-registration by Monday August 18 is required. Contact the Alumni Office at or (920) 465-2586 for more information.

Save the date – YOUR Union grand opening

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2008

Let’s celebrate! The University Union expansion and renovation is nearing completion and you are invited to celebrate with us, Wednesday, September 10, 2008. Watch the alumni website for more details. Remember, this is YOUR University Union.

Great Events, New photos

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2008

Check out the latest updates to the Alumni Photo Gallery.

Shepard approved as next president of Western Washington

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2008

Chancellor Bruce Shepard

You’ve probably heard by now, it’s official — Chancellor Bruce Shepard is Western Washington’s next president. Read more.

David Ward is interim chancellor

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2008

David J. WardDr. David J. Ward was named interim chancellor beginning June 23. He knows campus and the UW System well. Read more.

William Laatsch appointed interim provost at UW-Green Bay

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2008

William LaatschProf. William Laatsch (Urban and Regional Studies), the University’s longest-serving faculty member, has been named interim provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs. Laatsch, steps in upon the departure of Sue K. Hammersmith, who will assume the presidency of Metropolitan State University in Minnesota on July 1. Read more.

Keep those Zehms contributions coming

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2008

Karl ZehmsPlease join other alumni, friends, and accounting firms that have paid tribute to the man who masterfully and intensively instructed and mentored accounting and business students at UW-Green Bay. Earnings generated from the scholarship endowment fund will provide annual scholarships of at least $1,500 to be awarded by the scholarship selection committee of the accounting program. Read more about the Karl Zehms Accounting Scholarship Endowment. For more information or to donate, contact Dan Spielmann at