Monthly Archives: November 2009

Commencement Reception

commencementAlumni, friends and recent graduates are invited to the annual commencement reception for new graduates from 8 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 19 at Titletown Brewing. Enjoy complimentary beverages, soda and hors d’oeuvres, and enter the drawing to win a door prize. See you there!

See the photo gallery from the May 2009 Commencement reception at Titletown.

Master your field!

Your alma mater wants to provide you with opportunities for lifelong learning. Consider UW-Green Bay for a master’s degree. Offerings include Social Work, Education, Management and Environmental Science and Policy. For more information or to talk to a representative call (920) 465-2000 or e-mail

Also… work on your Master’s in France?

That’s correct. UW-Green Bay is in partnership with BEM Management School, Bordeaux, France. Participating students from either school will enroll in a minimum of 15 credits at UW-Green Bay. During the following semester, students will complete the equivalent of 15 credits in either Bordeaux or at UW-Green Bay. The program (read news release) can be completed in 17 months. For more information contact Don McCartney, senior lecturer and adviser in the Master’s of Management program, at (920) 465-2520 or via e-mail at

Ready for the Rivalry

Join fellow alumni and friends at a post-game reception held in conjunction with the Phoenix vs. the Panthers men’s basketball game Saturday, Jan. 9, in Milwaukee. The reception is from 3-5 p.m. at Buck Bradley’s.

Want to sit with fellow alumni and friends at the game? Call the UW-Green Bay ticketing office at (920) 465-2625.

$5.5 million Cofrin gift means business

UW-Green Bay announced that a $5.5 million gift received earlier this year from Dr. David A. Cofrin, coupled with previous gifts from the Cofrin Family, will result in creation of the University’s second fully endowed chair, a permanent endowment to fund academic enhancements, and a new name for the school’s business program. For more, read the article in UW-Green Bay’s Inside news site.

Chance to meet Chancellor Harden

Chancellor Thomas HardenCome meet Chancellor Harden and get an ‘Update on Your U.’ A reception begins at 5 p.m., followed by the program at about 5:45 p.m., on Tuesday, Nov. 17 at the Hotel Sierra, downtown Green Bay. There will be light hors d’oeuvres and limited cash bar. RSVP preferred — e-mail or call 465-2586.

The Alumni Association Board of Directors meeting will follow.