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Archive for November, 2009

Music, theatre and more

Thursday, November 12th, 2009

Meg Tresedder as Elvira and Derek Sklenar as Charles in Blithe Spirit• UW-Green Bay theatre program presents “Blithe Spirit” Nov. 13-14 and 19-21. (Read the news release.)

• The 10th Montreal International Czech & Slovak Voice Competition is Nov. 23-24.

• The Vocal Jazz Ensemble performs Nov. 24.

Go to and click for tickets and more.

Alumni needed for bell-ringing

Thursday, November 12th, 2009

bellThe Alumni Association is teaming up with the Salvation Army for the bell-ringing campaign in Northeast Wisconsin. All of the shifts are at the Big Red Kettle at Bay Park Square.

This is an easy way to give back and get involved. Bring a friend.

Here is a list of the shifts:

  • Friday, Dec. 4: 5-6 p.m. and 7-8 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Dec. 8: 7-8 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Dec. 16: 6-8 p.m.
  • Thursday, Dec. 17: 6-8 p.m.

Contact the Alumni Office at, or call 465-2586, if you are interested in volunteering.

Tuesdays with Mauthe

Thursday, November 12th, 2009

The Rev. Richard Mauthe, one of the guiding spirits behind the Ecumenical Center is returning for a series of conversations that begin Nov. 3. To learn more about the Ecumenical Center, the event dates and to RSVP, see the UW-Green Bay Inside News article.

The Phoenix Bookstore Holiday Sale

Thursday, November 12th, 2009

The Phoenix Bookstore Holiday Sale will take place on Thursday, Dec. 3 from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. and Friday, Dec. 4 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Get 25% off storewide.*
(See store for exclusions* – exclusions include textbooks, graduation merchandise and electronics.)

For more information go online to The Phoenix Bookstore –; the phone number to call is 800-321-UWGB.

Women’s Basketball Already Making a Name This Season

Thursday, November 12th, 2009

Phoenix womens basketballThe Phoenix women’s basketball team topped the Horizon League’s preseason poll. The team was predicted to win its 12th straight league  title this year. The regular season begins Nov. 13 at North Dakota with exhibition games already in full swing.

Go here for the latest on the Phoenix.

Rally time: Phoenix vs. Badgers

Thursday, November 12th, 2009

Green Bay Phoenix, Men's Basketball

Join fellow alumni for the Phoenix vs. the Badgers men’s basketball game, Wednesday, Dec. 9. A pre-game reception will be held from 5-7 p.m. in the upper-level of The Bar on Holmgren Way, Green Bay, with the game to follow at 7 p.m. at the Resch Center. Complimentary light hors d’oeuvres will be provided at The Bar.

See you there!

Photo Gallery: Social Work Alumni Reception Success

Thursday, November 12th, 2009

Social Work Alumni Reception

Alumni, faculty and friends of UW-Green Bay’s Social Work program gathered Friday, Oct. 23, at the Weidner Center on campus, to celebrate their program and raise funds to support student scholarships. Current and retired faculty greeted nearly 60 alumni and guests. Joseph Becwar, ’90, traveled from New York City for this first-ever event. The evening included comments from Loretta Larkey, an ’88 graduate and recently retired University faculty member. The social work program became accredited in 1988.

Photo Gallery

Photo Gallery: Cheese, wine, and smiles

Thursday, November 12th, 2009

Bill Laatsch Wine and Cheese Classic

Alumni and friends gathered for the Bill Laatsch Wine and Cheese Classic on Oct. 15. “The mouse” made a return appearance at one of the longest standing traditions on campus.

Click here for photo gallery.

Big Benefits for Alumni

Thursday, November 12th, 2009

Your Alumni Association partners with nationally recognized, pre-approved companies to offer discounted products and services to its graduates. It’s called an affinity program. You won’t believe the personal savings. Find out more at