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Archive for May, 2011

Cellcom Marathon volunteers needed

Thursday, May 5th, 2011

Cellcom Marathon-volunteers

Please join your Alumni Association at a water station serving more than 5,000 runners in the Green Bay Cellcom Marathon, Sunday, May 15. Volunteers typically start at 7 a.m. and are done by 10 a.m. Then, head to the finish line for complimentary food and refreshments.

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

It’s fun! – Check out the photos from last year’s marathon.

Alumni Golf Outing – approaching fast

Thursday, May 5th, 2011

Alumni Scholarship Golf Outing

Save the date!
Alumni and friends are invited to the 31st Annual Alumni Scholarship Golf Outing, Friday, June 10, Royal Scot Golf Course, New Franken.
Download a registration form (pdf).

• $85 per golfer/$340 per foursome.
• Tee and green sponsorships are available.
• Check-in begins at 8 a.m. with a shotgun start at 10 a.m.

Fees include 18-holes of golf, power cart, lunch, door prizes, hors d’oeuvres reception and more.

For more information call 920-465-2586 or e-mail
See photos from last year’s golf outing.

Congratulations Alumni Award Winners

Thursday, May 5th, 2011

Alumni Awards recipients
Congratulations to the recipients of the 2011 Alumni Awards, Saturday, April 30, in the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts. To learn about the four alumni recognized for their special contributions to the University and their community, click here (photos and story).

Photo gallery: Distinguished grads

Thursday, May 5th, 2011

Alumni Awards Night
Catch the action in snapshots as UW-Green Bay’s award-winning alumni, past and present, gathered April 30 at the Weidner Center to celebrate the University and its graduates.
See the photo gallery.

Wozniak wins Alumni Earth Caretaker award

Thursday, May 5th, 2011

Paul WozniakOn Wednesday, April 20, Paul Wozniak ’78 and ’94 won the Alumni Earth Caretaker Award at the third Green Innovations 2011 Symposium. The award recognizes a UW-Green Bay graduate widely known for his or her work in the areas of sustainability, environmental management, environmental policy or another closely related area.

To read about Wozniak’s accomplishments, click here.

Commencement Reception, May 14

Thursday, May 5th, 2011

Alumni, friends and recent graduates are invited to the annual commencement reception:
Saturday, May 14 – 8 to 10 p.m. – Titletown Brewing

Dec 2010 Commencement Reception

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 Dec. 2010 commencement reception.

‘Inside’ in the mail

Thursday, May 5th, 2011

Inside magazineWant a comprehensive view of what’s new at your U?

Make certain that you read Inside magazine, the publication written exclusively for alumni and close friends of the University. See why we’re “Talkin’ Research” in this issue, from language, to social networks, to sustainability and industry.

Didn’t get a magazine? If it doesn’t hit your mailbox in the next week or so, we probably don’t have your updated address.

You can update here:

Summer camps for kids and adults

Thursday, May 5th, 2011

Movie-making, Life’s a Lab, Art, Music, and more.

Check out the UW-Green Bay Summer Camps line-up:

  • Middle School Summer Art Studio: June 20-24
  • High School Summer Art Studio: June 26-July 1
  • Jazz on the Bay: June 26-June 30]
  • Grandparents’ University: July 7-8
  • Middle School Band, Orchestra and Choir: July 17-22
  • High School Band, Orchestra and Choir: July 24-29
  • Total Guitarist (bass and drum set): July 31-August 4
  • Life’s a Lab Reality Science: July 31-August 3 This option is filled to capacity.
  • Arts Enrichment for Adults: August 1-4, afternoons
  • Spanish in the Professions: August 8-12

Grandparents’ University ® looks to be record-breaking this year, already with over 100 participants registered to take part in this two-day learning program for grandparents and grandkids. We still have openings in most classes and could fill to capacity at 180. Students enjoy hands-on learning in a perfect summer setting on the UW-Green Bay campus.

Spanish in the Professions, August 8-12, will meet the needs of professionals in the areas of business, education, health care, social work, law enforcement, customer service and leisure. Thirty hours of face to face instruction, breaks and lunch are provided with classes on the UW-Green Bay campus. This program is offered for undergraduate, graduate or for non-credit.  Participants may commute, stay on campus or at local hotels.

Life’s a Lab Reality Science Camp, in partnership with Bellin College is full! You’ll have to check back with us next year!

Art Camps, June 20-24 (middle school day camp) and June 26-July 1 (day/resident camp for grades 8-12) both show encouraging growth over last year’s enrollment to date. Most courses are still open for enrollment, but keep in mind our website will show up-to-date availability as classes fill.  For both camp weeks, a public art show in the UW-Green Bay Lawton Gallery is scheduled on Friday, June 24 and July 1 respectively.

Music Camps, Jazz; Middle Band, Orchestra, Choir; Senior Band, Orchestra and Choir; and The Total Guitarist are ramped up for an exciting summer. We’ve got a great lineup of music staff and a daily schedule that includes class options for students to customize their camp experience. (Check out the staff links on each camp’s website). Of particular note is the new staff coming up from the Chicago area to assist with the Total Guitarist Camp. Check out the camps website for more information.

For more camp info and to register:

Follow us on Twitter: @uwgbcamps and Facebook

Record number seniors attend resource fair

Thursday, May 5th, 2011

Spring Senior Resource Fair and ReceptionMore than 350 future alumni attended the Spring Senior Resource Fair and Reception in the Phoenix Rooms of the University Union on April 6.

The anxious seniors were able to register for commencement, pick up tickets and honor cords, order class rings and of course, buy their cap and gown.

There were plenty of smiles to go around.
Visit the photo gallery to see pictures of the event.