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Archive for November, 2010

What on EARTH have you been up to?

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

Update your alumni profile, and take a short readership survey at www.uwgb.edu/earth. By taking the survey, you can receive a double alumni discount (20%) and qualify for a drawing for a $50 gift card to the Phoenix Bookstore. The survey will help the Alumni Association get a feel for electronic vs. print delivery of mailings, (greening the Earth and all that) and help the Association improve its decision-making with regards to benefits, news and communication that is important to you. The survey will be open until Dec. 15.

Take a walk down memory lane: literally

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

UW-Green Bay, vintage photosRemember the long walk between Student Services and the Garden Café (for those of you that go way back, we’re referring to Macaroni Hall)?

Well, the hallway is dressed up a bit with nostalgic images.

Read the story and see the images – click here.

What’s your story?

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

UW-Green Bay wants to know how UW-Green Bay changed your life in some significant way (faculty research or encouragement, especially kind or attentive staff member, class that helped you on your career path?). If you have a story, e-mail Director of Admissions, Pam Harvey-Jacobs, harveyp@uwgb.edu.

Where are are most recent grads?

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

Each year, Career Services conducts a follow-up survey, focusing on the post-graduate status of the previous year’s December, May and August bachelor’s degree candidates. Final results are posted on the Career Services website, with information such as what companies hired, where classmates went to graduate school or what country they are now working in. Click here to see where the graduates are now.

Farewell to Butch

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

Everett 'Butch' E. Reimer

Everett 'Butch' E. Reimer

UW-Green Bay lost a longtime friend and coach, Butch Reimer, after a short but courageous battle with cancer. Tributes to Reimer by friends and his former athletes (he coached both Nordic skiing and softball), can be found at www.uwgb.edu/retiree/memoriam/butch-reimer.htm.

Alumni in the news

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

Everyday UW-Green Bay alumni are being recognized for their work, volunteerism, compassion and more: Read below about a few of them we’ve managed to locate.

Have an idea for an alumni feature? E-mail Sue Bodilly, bodillys@uwgb.edu and make a suggestion.

Glen Tilot Glen Tilot, ’81 a social worker with Brown County Human Services, was honored as the 2010 Recruitment Partner of the Year by his alma mater.
– Read more.
Chris Dinse By weekday, recent University of Wisconsin-Green Bay graduate Chris Dinse is a music teacher in the Green Bay Area Public School District. By weekend, he’s one of 20-plus percussionists spending their free time performing with the Green Bay Packers drumline — the Tundra Line.
– Read more.
Lucy Arendt UW-Green Bay faculty member Lucy Arendt (Business Administration) was dispatched as part of a six-member interdisciplinary team to quickly gather data on government response when a magnitude-7.1 earthquake rocked the city of Christchurch, New Zealand on Sept. 4.
– Read more.
The Chemist, book cover Jason Mancheski ’76 human adaptability, received national accolades for the first of a series of novels. The Chemist, published by Bridgeway Books, won an award for best fiction novel in a contest sponsored by the American Mensa Society. The murder mystery takes place close to Mancheski’s roots, in Green Bay. The optometrist in both Green Bay and Shawano says his interest in deviant behavior dates back to his undergraduate classes at UWGB. The book novel is available at national chains and Amazon.com.
Cecily Dawson Cecily Dawson has a series of articles published on the website “Livestrong.com” of Lance Armstong fame, dedicated to inspire others for a better health through health, fitness, nutrition and other support. Dawson is a registered dietitian and teaches high school health and physical education, and has 17 years of previous experience in collegiate sports medicine (the majority with Green Bay athletics). She received her master’s degree in community human services from UW-Green Bay.
Read her latest submission.

Support, volunteer

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

Interested in learning more about:
» Serving on the Alumni Board of Directors?
» Hosting a regional or local event?
» Or perhaps volunteering for an event?

Fill out the volunteer interest form at www.uwgb.edu/alumni/support/volunteer.

UW-Green Bay alumni visiting campus?

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

UW-Green Bay Campus Map

UW-Green Bay Campus

Visiting campus? Give the Alumni Office a call and swing by with updated contact information and grab some “trinkets” that show your Phoenix pride. Contact Mark Brunette at brunettm@uwgb.edu if you’re visiting.

Keep in mind that all visitors should use the Main Entrance off Nicolet Drive and stop at the Parking Office for a parking pass. Click on the image at left to go to the Maps & Directions website.

Help us help you!

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

UW-Green Bay Alumni logo
To keep you informed of special rates, events, opportunities, etc.,
we need your updated alumni information.

New job, change of address?
Let us know.

• Updating your alumni information is easy and just a click away:
www.uwgb.edu/alumni/updates

• Or, send us your information by mail:
ATTN: Mark Brunette
UW-Green Bay CL 805
2420 Nicolet Drive
Green Bay WI 54311-7001