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Archive for February, 2009

Welcome Chancellor Harden

Wednesday, February 11th, 2009

Thomas K. Harden

Thomas K. Harden will be UW-Green Bay’s fifth chancellor beginning June 1.

It is a return back to the Midwest for Harden, who leaves the presidency at Clayton State University, located in suburban Atlanta.

Read more.

Distinguished Alumni Awards — Saturday, April 25

Wednesday, February 11th, 2009

Three will be honored as “distinguished” and two as “outstanding” at the annual Alumni Awards event, Saturday, April 25. Receiving Distinguished Alumni Awards will be Chris Stix, ’76, retired Morgan Stanley Analyst; Barbara Polich ’72, commercial litigation and intellectual property lawyer; and Paula Fleurant ’75 and ’86, retired Quality Care Manager, St. Mary’s Hospital, Green Bay. Receiving the Outstanding Recent Alumni Awards are Joel Hanson ’01, supervisor with Schenck Business Solutions, Green Bay, and Justin Rebman ’06, a financial representative and college unit director for Northwestern Mutual Financial Network, Green Bay. Read more about the event on Inside online. Contact Mark Brunette, for more information.

Check your mailbox for ‘Inside’

Wednesday, February 11th, 2009

Inside magazine cover
Our alumni shine in music, theatre and art.

Do the names Joel Sass, Lauren Love, Joyce Fritz, Mike Cepress, Tom Busch or Mike Roemer sound familiar? See why they (and many others) have gained recognition in their chosen fields.

Read all about them in your new issue of the Inside magazine or Inside online.

If you aren’t receiving Inside, update your address.

Pick up the phone… It’s Alumni Phone-A-Thon time!

Wednesday, February 11th, 2009

alumni phone-a-thonThe 12th Annual UW-Green Bay Phone-A-Thon is underway as more than 20 student callers attempt to reach more than 20,000 alumni. Callers will be taking time to update your alumni profiles (address, employer, etc.) and seek contributions in support of scholarships and academic programs at your alma mater. So please pick up your phone and chat with us!

If you would like to support your alma mater, but are a bit difficult to reach by phone, feel free to visit us online, 24 hours a day to make your gift.

Please help us build a stronger UW-Green Bay…one student at a time.

What’s going on at your U?

Wednesday, February 11th, 2009

Here’s some headlines from Your U:

There is so much going on at Your U. Stay connected. News and weekly alumni features at

David Cook is sold out, but Stomp, Vince Gill tickets remain

Wednesday, February 11th, 2009

The Weidner line-up for spring is jam-packed.

Get this… David Cook, Feb. 20; Stomp in late February; Vince Gill April 30; plus UWGB student theatre and music performances…and so much more. Take a look:

Good times captured with a camera

Wednesday, February 11th, 2009

Alumni and Friends ReceptionHave you been at an Alumni Association event recently?

We have a blast just hanging out with those who have shared some of our same UW-Green Bay experiences.

Check out some of our recent events, and find out who took the time to stop and hang with us.

Go to and click on the 2009 events.

Join us on Facebook & LinkedIn

Wednesday, February 11th, 2009

Don’t become a lost alum. We’re doing everything we can to stay connected with our alum! So whether you are looking for a fun way to keep yourself updated on Alumni Events, Facebook, or are looking for more of a professional networking site, LinkedIn, we have a place for you! Join us on both Facebook and LinkedIn to stay in touch with fellow alum and your alma mater!!

Join us at Networking Nights

Wednesday, February 11th, 2009

Networking NightsNetworking Nights are bi-weekly, informal question and answer sessions where students and alumni can interact with professionals from area businesses. Ask them anything related to their company or organization.

Sessions are held from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Mondays in Room 103 of the University Union.

Upcoming Nights:

February 23 – Area Human Service Organizations
March 9 – Associated Bank
March 30 – LaForce, Inc.
April 13 – BayLake Bank
April 27 – Virchow Krause & Company