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Archive for October, 2011

Video: Past meets present for Phoenix hoops

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

Legendary UW-Green Bay men’s basketball coach Dick Bennett spent some time at UWGB recently. The Phoenix Hall of Famer and current head coach Brian Wardle discussed a variety of topics, including Bennett’s recent visit with the men’s and women’s basketball staffs, the history of the program and the task of building a program and creating an identity. Click here to see the video.    

Basketball Season Quickly Approaching

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

phoenix logoThe Phoenix basketball season is right around the corner. Both teams open with exhibition games in early November.

For highlights of your favorite sports, as well as ticket packages and more go to

‘Unnecessary Farce’ opens Nov. 11

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

Unnecessary Farce
Two cops. Three crooks. Eight doors.

This fast-paced farce has murder, crime, intrigue, and, of course, an accountant who keeps taking off her clothes. Directed by Laura Riddle.

To purchase tickets and view a complete list of show times, click here.

Lawton Gallery Exhibit: Decked

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

Lawton Gallery exhibit, DeckedDon’t miss out on the three-decade survey of skateboard decks from the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s, guest curated by Aaron Polansky of Sky High skateboard shop, Milwaukee.

The exhibit is open from Oct. 13-Nov. 3 in the Lawton Gallery.

Here’s a photo gallery feature with snapshots from Decked, along with other mid-semester images.

Mellencamp, Madeline, more at the Weidner

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

Weidner Center for the Performing Arts
Check out the busy winter line-up at the Weidner Center.

Go to for more information on the events listed here. There is a full calendar listing – as well as great gift ideas for all ages.

Dec. 3 – Concert features Wood Family pipe organ
Join UW-Green Bay’s Wind Symphony, Symphonic Band and Chorale with guest Michael Stefanek on the Wood Family pipe organ at 7:30 p.m., December 3 in the Cofrin Family Hall of the Weidner Center.

Jan. 20 – Comedian Frank Caliendo
Frank Caliendo is known for his live stand-up comedy act and countless uncanny voice and physical impersonations.  His most well-known impressions include those of George W. Bush and John Madden and he is currently a member of the “FOX NFL Sunday Pregame Show.”  See him at 8 p.m. January 20. Tickets are on sale now at or call 1-800-895-0071.

Adult Degree convocation, a family welcome

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

Adult Degree new student welcomeNearly 800 students are enrolled in UW-Green Bay’s Adult Degree Program and many would never set foot on campus because of online coursework.

Many made it though to the first annual New Student Convocation and Family Welcome event Oct. 1.

Read more about the event and see a video and photo gallery, click here.

Alumni Travel for 2012

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

Go Next Travel toursParis in April?

A Mediterranean Cruise in October?

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

Jingle Bell Run/Walk

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

logo-Jingle Bell Run/WalkThe 2011 Arthritis Foundation’s Jingle Bell Run/Walk begins at 8 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 3 with the starting line at the UW Green Bay Kress Center. Dig out your red hats and bells and get into the holiday spirit by helping others fight arthritis, the nation’s most common cause of disability. Read more.

Liberty Mutual – ‘Quote for Hope’

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

A Message from Liberty Mutual:
Get a quote and we’ll donate $5 to fight breast cancer.

Susan G. Komen for the CureYou’re eligible to participate in the Liberty Mutual Quote for Hope campaign. Simply get an insurance quote on auto, home and renters insurance from Liberty Mutual between September 1, 2011 and November 30, 2011, and we’ll donate $5 to Susan G. Komen for the Cure® to help save lives and end breast cancer forever.

Liberty MutualGet a Quote:
Residents in the state of Wisconsin contact, Stu Ninabuck at 888-294-4717 Ext. 59903, outside the state of Wisconsin call 800-835-0894, for additional information and receive a quote. Please have your current policy and driver’s license on hand.