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Archive for November, 2008

Shorewood is State’s Best

Thursday, November 20th, 2008

Shorewood Golf Course was recognized by the Golf Course Owners of Wisconsin as the top nine-hole golf course in the state for 2008.
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Human Development needs your help

Thursday, November 20th, 2008

The Human Development program needs volunteers, ages 40 to 100 years old, to participate in its Health Perceptions Survey. The mail survey contains a brief story and questions inquiring into the participant’s perception of illness symptoms as well as questions asking about current health and lifestyle. Contact Dr. Dean Von Dras: or 920-465-5012. Participants are needed throughout the academic year.

Campus hosts Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis

Thursday, November 20th, 2008

Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis imageThe Arthritis Foundation’s Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis is Saturday, Dec. 6, starting at the Kress Events Center. Registration is at 8 a.m. with a 5-K Run/Walk at 9 a.m. Wear your holiday-themed costume, tie jingle bells to your shoelaces and help fight the nation’s most common cause of a disability. Register by Nov. 24 to save $5. Early registration includes a t-shirt, gloves, jingle bells and a goody bag. Register online at, or e-mail or Kristina DeKeyser at

Green Drinks has a campus home

Thursday, November 20th, 2008

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.

News from Outreach and Adult Degree

Thursday, November 20th, 2008

Business degree available though Adult Degree
graduates, Adult Degree ProgramGet your business administration degree through the Adult Degree Program.

Via a new partnership with UW-Green Bay’s business program, courses are being offered on Saturdays, through the internet, and one evening class per week. This new initiative is proving very successful and offers a tremendous opportunity for these students to move directly into the Master’s of Management program. Learn more.

Spanish for Professionals coming up
Spanish for Professionals will be starting up its spring semester on Saturday, March 7. Enjoy the flexibility of online learning and the advantage of ‘face-time’ language practice in small groups. This course is offered for non-credit, undergraduate and graduate credit. Call or e-mail Mona with questions (, 1-800-892-2118 or click on

Photo from 2008 Middle School Summer Art Studio2009 Summer Camps and Programs Lineup
The Office of Outreach and Extension has posted its 2009 lineup of summer camps and programs. Check us out or give us a call; we’d love to talk with you! 1-800-892-2118 or e-mail Mona, for more information. Camp offerings for youth and adults will be available for on-line registration in early January.

Offerings for Educators
Choose from a variety of face-to-face and online courses through UW-Green Bay. Discover how the interactive features of SMART Board Technology can transform teaching and learning. Participate in an online course and learn how to apply the latest technology innovations in your classroom. For program information, enrollment options and online registration visit our website.

Hoops are hot, and so are alumni ticket specials

Thursday, November 20th, 2008

Catch the Phoenix men in action for $5 vs. UMass

Green Bay mens basketball, Rahmon FletcherThe Phoenix men host UMass at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 29 in a marquee non-conference game at the Resch Center.

Tickets for UW-Green Bay alumni and family members are $5, just mention your alumni status when ordering. Call ahead for the best available seats, 920-465-2625. Advanced orders must be paid with credit card. Walk-ups at the Resch Center ticket window are also welcome, although availability of seats cannot be guaranteed on game day.

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Upcoming Women’s Basketball Games

Thursday, November 20th, 2008

Green Bay women’s basketball, Kati Harty

Don’t miss a moment of championship basketball. That is what the Green Bay women’s team brings year after year.

You don’t want to miss the Phoenix against the Badgers at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 10. Alumni and family receive the $5 ticket special. Simply share your alumni status when ordering. Call ahead for the best seats, 920-465-2625, or buy on game day at the Kress Center Box Office. Availability on game day cannot be guaranteed.

Kress Center is ‘beautiful’ and an award winner

Thursday, November 20th, 2008

Kress Events Center, UW-Green BayThe Kress Events Center was selected by the Green Bay Mayor’s Beautification Committee to receive a recognition award in the category of best exterior design. The award was presented at the Mayor’s Beautification Committee luncheon, Thursday, Nov. 20.