Monthly Archives: May 2009

Let’s Celebrate Graduation – Saturday, May 16

graduation1Alumni, friends and recent graduates are invited to the annual commencement reception for new graduates from 8 to 10 p.m. Saturday, May 16, at Titletown Brewing. Enjoy complimentary beer, soda and hors d’oeuvres, and enter the drawing to win door prizes. Come and congratulate our new grads and catch up with old friends.

Hope to see you there!

Cellcom Marathon: WE NEED VOLUNTEERS!! – Sunday, May 17

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We need your help!

Please join your Alumni Association at a water station serving more than 5,000 runners in the Green Bay Cellcom Marathon, Sunday, May 17. We typically start about 7:30 a.m. and are done by 10 a.m. Then we head to the finish line for food and refreshments. It’s fun!

To volunteer or for more information, contact the Alumni Office at alumni@uwgb.edu or call (920) 465-2586.

Photos from last year’s marathon are posted online at Alumni Photo Gallery.

Scholarship Golf Outing – Friday, June 12

golfSAVE THE DATE, it’s getting closer! Join us on Friday, June 12 for the 29th Annual Scholarship Golf Outing at the Royal Scot Golf Course in New Franken.

The annual event promises to be a day of fun, including 18 holes of golf, beverages, lunch, hole events, putting contest, raffles, post-golf hors d’oeuvres reception, power carts and more!

Teams play a four-person scramble format. Prizes will be awarded to the team with the lowest scores and handicap winners.

• Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.; shot-gun start at 10 a.m.
• Cost is $80 per golfer/$320 per foursome. Sponser a tee or green for $125 each, or both for $200.
• Proceeds benefit student scholarships.

Registration forms can be obtained from the UW-Green Bay Alumni homepage or by contacting the Alumni Office at alumni@uwgb.edu or (920) 465-2586.

See photos from the 2008 Golf Outing.

Alumni Night at Trout Springs Winery – Thursday, July 23

Just back from San Diego International Wine Competition:
“Trout Springs Winery won three gold medals for its “Afternoon Delight.”

wine_9658711Alumni and friends are invited to come out and taste some wine Thursday, July 23, from 5 to 9 p.m., at Trout Springs Winery, 8150 River Road, Greenleaf, Wis. (just outside the town of Wayside). Come see the beauty and enjoy wonderful wines being produced from Wisconsin-grown grapes and other fruit.

The cost is $5 for the wine tasting. Wines will be available for purchase by the glass or by the bottle, plus cheese and cracker, pesto, and smoked salmon pate plates available for purchase.

For more information, visit the UW-Green Bay Alumni website, Trout Spring Winery website, or call (920) 465-2586.

Grandparents’ University Summer Session – Thursday & Friday, July 30-31

ml-grandpa-computerGrandparents and their grandchildren between the ages of seven and 14 can share their love of learning at the two-day Grandparents’ University summer camp at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay.

The event takes place July 30-31, and will allow grandparents and children to explore together a topic of interest and enjoy summer activities on the scenic bayshore campus.

Registration for Grandparents’ University continues through July 9 on a first-come, first-served basis. Participants will meet at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 30, and the program ends at 2:30 p.m. Friday, July 31, following a graduation ceremony.

The fee for Grandparents’ University is $185 per adult and child pair. The fee includes instruction, activities, a cookout on Thursday night, parking and a T-shirt. Each additional adult is $125 and each additional child is $75.

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Grandparents’ University attendees may commute or choose to stay in UW-Green Bay student suite apartments. The cost for on-campus lodging is a flat rate of $60 for a four-bedroom suite. Commuters and residents alike may purchase a meals package for $20 per person that includes Thursday and Friday lunches and Friday breakfast. Individual meal tickets may be purchased at check-in.

Information and registration are available online at www.uwgbsummercamps.com. Information also is available by calling (920) 465-2267 or (800) 892-2118.

Summer Camps 2009

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Check out our summer lineup!

The Office of Outreach and Extension has posted its 2009 lineup of summer camps and programs. With tons of music, art and science camps to choose from, we’re sure you will find something to suit your interest.

This year’s camps include: Summer Art Studio, Band, Orchestra and Choral camps, Guitarist camp and many more!!

Online registration has begun.

Check us out, or give us a call; we’d love to talk to you! 1-800-829-2118 or e-mail Mona, christem@uwgb.edu, for more information.

Picture This!

Here are a couple of fun photo galleries and a few news items from your University:

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Alumni Award winners are all smiles – photos

EMBI’s ‘Green Innovations’ event is huge success – photos

Common Theme Announced at Founders Spring Reception – photos

Empty Bowls raises $2,000 – photos

When faculty and staff are away, students play – photos