Monthly Archives: October 2008

Downtown Third Thursdays are back

The UWGB Alumni Association and Office of Outreach and Extension invites all alumni and friends to join us at Baylake Bank City Center as we showcase six of our finest teaching scholars. Each will share their unique perspective on critical issues of the day. Learn more about your University, get to know some of our faculty, engage in lifelong learning, and support our downtown! Each is scheduled from noon to 12:45 p.m.

Coming up:
Thursday, Oct.16 – Prof. Carol Emmons, “The Animal in Contemporary Art”
Thursday, Nov. 20 – Prof. Dan Spielmann will discuss “The Impact of the 2008 Elections”

Music majors and Madison-area graduates to gather

UW-Green Bay graduates and friends living and working in the Madison area are invited to attend an alumni reception, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 30 in the Promenade Lounge, Overture Center for the Arts. The free reception will be held in conjunction with the music educators conference in Madison. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres and cash bar will be available. Network with fellow alums, guests are welcome. RSVP by Friday, October 24 to alumni@uwgb.edu or call (920) 465-2586.

Networking Nights debuts with a bang

networking nights logoNetworking Nights, a forum for students and alumni to interact with area professionals and gain information about an industry, field or organization, kicked off successfully on Monday, Sept. 22, 2008 with Integrys.

The bi-monthly, question-and-answer sessions are relaxed and informal. Sessions are held from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., Mondays, in Room 103 of the University Union. Career Services extends an invitation to all interested UW-Green Bay graduates to network at this new event.

Upcoming Nights:

  • October 6 – Wipfli
  • October 20 – M&I Bank
  • November 3 – Nsight/Cellcom
  • November 17 – Sherwin Williams
  • February 9 – Schenck Business Solutions
  • February 23 – Area Non-profit Organizations
  • March 9 – Associated Bank
  • March 30 – LaForce
  • April 13 – Baylake Bank
  • April 27 – Virchow Krause

La Crosse, we’re coming your way

Healthcare in the Coulee Region
UW-La Crosse Campus
Health Science Center, 1300 Badger Street, Suite 3065

Learn about cutting edge technology and programs that prepare future healthcare professionals in Western Wisconsin. The event will take place Thursday, November 13 with a 5:30 p.m. cash bar and hors d’oeuvres social; 6 p.m. welcome and tours/exhibits. Cost is $10 per person. RSVP to the UW-Green Bay Alumni Office by Thursday, November 6 at alumni@uwgb.edu, or call (920) 465-2586; Visa and Mastercard accepted.

Exhibits include:

  • UW-Madison, UW-La Crosse and Western Technical College Nursing Program
  • Mycophyte – antibiotics extracted from natural plants
  • Biomechanics Lab – research work with women with torn knee ligaments
  • Institute for Biomolecular Sciences research programs
  • Integrated play activities as a distraction during medical procedures for children
  • Pressure mat system for measuring body composition

Green Drinks has a campus home

Got the thirst for a greener environment? Then UW-Green Bay’s first-ever “Green Drinks” social gathering is for you. Find it at the Common Grounds Coffee House in the University Union from 4:30 to 9 p.m. the first Friday of every month.

Recently Married?

Recently united? We’d love to know! Drop us an e-mail at stalumni@uwgb.edu with word on the good news. We want to know the date, place, and the name of your lucky partner. Marriages are listed in Inside, your alumni magazine.

Affinity and Beyond!

It’s easy to find first-class accommodations and reasonable rates for your next vacation. Go Next travel and your Alumni Association partner to make it happen. We work with nationally recognized, pre-approved companies to offer discounted products and services to UWGB graduates. When a graduate takes advantage of an affinity program, often a fee/donation is made to the Alumni Association from the partner company. Plus you won’t believe the personal savings. Other partnering companies include Liberty Mutual, Phoenix Bookstore, Bank of America, Green Bay Area hotels, plus many more. Check out your alumni benefits.