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Archive for June, 2008

Why give?

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2008

Promote excellence, provide opportunities…there are so many reasons.
Please consider a gift back to your alma mater.

Hey Northwoods, here we come!

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2008

Alumni in the Northwoods, spread the word — UWGB courses are now available at Nicolet College. By offering these classes in Rhinelander, UW-Green Bay has made the path from the Northwoods down to Green Bay – and from the associate degree to the bachelor’s degree – one that is easier and more convenient for adult students. Read more.

We’re 25,000 strong!

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2008

Yes, we have 25,000 reasons to celebrate. Our alumni base is now 25,000 strong! We didn’t have the time to profile all 25,000, but check out this sample of 25 alumni excelling in their chosen professions… Check out the website that highlights our proud history (you may find your photo among our commencement archive.) http://www.uwgb.edu/25000/

For more, May commencement news.

Join our facebook group

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2008

Yep, we’re doing whatever we can to stay connected. Do your part and join our facebook page. Keep in touch with all of your friends and be the first to know about the upcoming events at UW-Green Bay. Learn more.

Campus remembers Donald J. Long and Dorothy Blair

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2008

Donald J. Long, a local business leader known for his volunteer work on behalf of UW-Green Bay, died recently. He served as an officer and board member for the University’s Founders Association and the University Village Housing Inc. board. And of course, Donald Long Hall, was named for him. Read more.

Campus received word of the passing of philanthropist and friend of the University, Dorothy Blair, who died May 20 after a short illness. Mrs. Blair and her late husband, John P. Blair, were devoted friends of the University of Wisconsin and its Green Bay campus. Their generosity is visible on the landscape — the bronze “Doe with Fawns” sculpture by renowned wildlife artists William and David Turner is located at the Nicolet Entrance. Also, in October 2003, Mrs. Blair announced a $1.5 million gift with the family foundation to create this institution’s first endowed chair, the John P. Blair Endowed Chair in Communication today held by Prof. Timothy Meyer. It was and is the largest single academic gift to UW-Green Bay not related to facilities.

Shorewood’s award-winning video

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2008

Shorewood award-winning videoClick on the link below and watch the student-produced video that took first place in the commercial/promotion category for the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association in spring.

http://www.uwgb.edu/shorewood/

Shorewood seeking promotional partners

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2008

Shorewood is seeking advertising partners interesting in promoting their company or organization to the golfing public. The course attracts more than 25,000 people annually through golf, outings, and dining. Contact Rick Warpinski 920-465-2200 ext. 17 or warpinsr@uwgb.edu for partnership details.

We’re No. 1, again

Monday, June 2nd, 2008

Tell us what we didn’t know… A mail-in poll has proclaimed UW-Green Bay to be a 2008 “Best of the Bay” pick in the local college/university category as voted on by Northeastern Wisconsin readers of the Green Bay Press-Gazette.

Ashmann, Kersten, Wolf share Research Scholar honors

Monday, June 2nd, 2008

Ashmann, Kersten, Wolf share Research Scholar honorsAmy Wolf (Natural and Applied Sciences, Scott Ashmann (education), and Andrew Kersten, (Social Change and Development) were named as research scholars this year. Read more.