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Archive for September, 2011

Alumni Directory Update — Full speed ahead

Monday, September 19th, 2011

alumni directory project
Since June 1, Publishing Concepts Inc. (PCI) has been contacting alumni to update their profiles. There is no “ask” for donation, but you are welcome to purchase a directory. Want to avoid getting the call? Make the call yourself and update your profile at 1-877-893-9701. (More information, click here.)

If not, PCI will try to reach you the final two weeks of September and the first two weeks of December. Check out “frequently asked questions” here.

Alumni Phone-a-thon is approaching

Monday, September 19th, 2011

Alumni Phone-a-thon
The annual Alumni Phone-a-thon kicks-off in a few weeks.

Current students will be calling to update your information and help you reconnect with UW-Green Bay. And yes, they will be asking for a donation to help support the Scholarship Fund at UW-Green Bay.

Will you answer the call?

After Thoughts series returns Sept. 20, Nov. 1

Monday, September 19th, 2011

An engaging new season of After Thoughts series of programs for women kicks off Sept. 20 with Prof. Kim Nielsen’s presentation, “Jane Addams and the Challenge of a Living Democracy.” Susan Frost, lecturer at UWGB and president of Frost Marketing Communications Inc., follows on Nov. 1. Read more.

Kim Nielsen Kim Nielsen
Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011
UW-Green Bay professor of History and Women’s and Gender Studies, will present “Jane Addams and the Challenge of a Living Democracy.”
Susan Frost Susan Frost
Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011
UW-Green Bay associate lecturer in Humanistic Studies and president of Frost Marketing Communications, Inc. will present “The Lust to Shop: From Romanticism to Modernism in a Shoebox.”
Laura Hollingsworth Laura Hollingsworth, ’89
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
UW-Green Bay alumna and president and publisher of The Des Moines Register will present the first talk of the spring semester.
Laura Riddle Laura Riddle
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
UW-Green Bay professor of Theatre and managing director of Theatre Productions, will present the final session of the 2011-12 After Thoughts series.

Alumni Travel for 2012

Monday, September 19th, 2011

alumni travel tours with Go Next Travel
• Paris in April?

• A Mediterranean Cruise in October?

Check out the first-class tours to Europe and the Mediterranean for 2012 with Go Next Travel.

Fun perspective: New freshmen profile

Monday, September 19th, 2011

Where do our new freshman come from? What kind of academic profile do they have when they enter UW-Green Bay? Read about our first-year students:
By the numbers: Most UW-Green Bay freshmen hail from Wisconsin, New North

Founders Award winners announced

Monday, September 19th, 2011

Every year the UW-Green Bay Founders Association (you’re a member if you donate to UWGB) recognizes a handful of faculty and staff for their exceptional work and community collaboration. Who were this year’s winners? Meachum, Deetz, Niedzwiedz, Pletcher, Ganyard, Brunner and the Business Week group. See story and group photo.

Business Week thanks co-sponsors

Monday, September 19th, 2011

Business Week
The inaugural event, Business Week, drew high praise and plenty of corporate support.

Organizers of the event, who are planning for Business Week #2, thanked their sponsors with a special presentation.
See more.

Get ready – Chernick/Wochinske Challenge

Monday, September 19th, 2011

1974 UW-Green Bay graduates and longtime friends Jim Wochinske and Rick Chernick are challenging UW-Green Bay alumni!

Who are they, and what’s the challenge? Watch your inbox for details.

Wanted: Your opinion!

Monday, September 19th, 2011

UW-Green Bay has hired Stamats, a higher education research and consulting firm, to complete a messaging and positioning project for the University. As part of this process, YOUR feedback regarding your experiences with UW-Green Bay are key. When contacted, please help us determine key messages that best tell the University’s story. Watch your inbox and a message from for details.