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Archive for February, 2010

Alumni Awards Night – Saturday, April 17

Wednesday, February 24th, 2010

Join us as we recognize three “distinguished” and two “outstanding” alums at the annual Alumni Awards event from 5-8 p.m., Saturday, April 17, in the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts.

Distinguished Alumni Awards will be going to:

  • Patricia Finder-Stone ’73, a retiree from the nursing profession and still active in community and statewide organizations;
  • Betty Amuzu, M.D. ’83, an Associate Professor/Obstetrics and Gynecology, UW Medical School, Milwaukee and donor to UW-Green Bay; and
  • Tim Nixon ’87, an attorney and shareholder in the Godfrey & Kahn law office in Green Bay. He is also a team leader of G&K business finance and restructuring practice group.

Outstanding Recent Alumni Awards will be going to:

  • Jason Hellwig ’96, an attorney with Winston & Strawn Law Office in New York; and
  • Sam Huber ’03, a teacher in the Milwaukee are school district, accomplished distance runner and dedicated environmentalist.

Realizing our sustainable future

Wednesday, February 24th, 2010

Register today for the Environmental Management and Business Institute seminar, “Green Innovations 2010.” It will be held Friday, April 23 at The Meadows Conference Center in Green Bay.

This is your opportunity to be where innovation, business and technology meet. For more event information and to register, click here.

If you are traveling from out of town, the Alumni Association has blocked some rooms at the Country Inn & Suites. To book your room, call (920) 288-0101. The rooms are reserved under UWGB EMBI Conference.

Adult Degree’s Danbury an inspiration

Wednesday, February 24th, 2010

Vickie Dansbury, UW-Green Bay Adult Degree graduateVickie Dansbury took a time-out from her college aspirations to raise a family, but she never lost her desire to be the first in her family to receive a college degree. She returned to school, graduating in 2006 from UW-Green Bay’s Adult Degree program. Recently, she began to serve as the student representative on the Board of Directors for the Wisconsin Association of Marriage and Family Therapists.

Read her inspirational story.

Get all the UW-Green Bay news in one spot

Wednesday, February 24th, 2010

Come on, you’re curious, right? Want to know what’s going on at “Your U?” You can find features, video, photo galleries and more at

Here’s a few for starters:

New: UW-Green Bay gift cards available

Wednesday, February 24th, 2010

UW-Green Bay gift cardOut of gift ideas? Gift cards will be accepted at all University Ticketing Service locations, and for food and beverage, Phoenix Bookstore purchases, golf course and athletics/recreation purchases, and more.

Click here for details.

Music and theatre presents…

Wednesday, February 24th, 2010

Songs for a New World

An energized and uplifting musical revue by Jason Robert Brown, the composer-lyricist of the hit musicals Parade and The Last Five Years. More on this event.

Upcoming Events in Art, Music, Theatre:

  • March 10, 2010: Music: Jazz Ensembles, 7:30 p.m. University Theatre, UW-Green Bay
  • March 4 – April 1, 2010: Art: Hidden Treasures: Artworks from Green Bay Collection, Lawton Gallery, UW-Green Bay, (in collaboration with the Neville Public Museum, Green Bay)

To order tickets for events:
Call 465-2217; 1-800-328-tkts; or online at

Video: How the Phoenix got its name

Wednesday, February 24th, 2010

Vintage PhoenixClick here to read the story and see the video.

Headlines for Green Bay Athletics

Wednesday, February 24th, 2010
  • Phoenix men start tourney play. . . read more
  • Ocariz and Freeman named all-conference . . . read more
  • Women’s basketball team is back in title contention . . . read more
  • Champions! Women’s swimming/diving does it again. . . read more

Join us at the Wilderness!

Wednesday, February 24th, 2010

The Wilderness Hotel and Golf Resort • Wisconsin Dells
May 7 and 8, 2010

The Wildnerness Resort, Wisconsin DellsJoin us Mother’s Day Weekend (May 7 and/or 8) as we play at The Wilderness Hotel and Golf Resort — America’s largest water park resort in the Wisconsin Dells. For just $109* per night your family of four can reserve a double queen room at the hotel and receive unlimited access to the resort’s three indoor and two outdoor water parks, and the four-story dry foam playhouse.

Contact the UWGB Alumni Office at for a free children’s breakfast buffet coupon — buy one adult breakfast buffet and receive one child’s for free.

Stay one night or two. Reserve by April 7; call 1-800-867-9453. Group Name: UW Green Bay Alumni #824374. Additional family members are $15 each.

For more details, go to