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Archive for December, 2011

Chernick/Wochinske Challenge . . . accepted!

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

Chernick-Wochinske Challenge

UWGB Alumni have sent a clear message to Rick Chernick and Jim Wochinske:
Challenge accepted!

Since the Chernick/Wochinske Challenge began Oct. 1, more than $32,000 in matching dollars has been donated to the University either by first-time donors, or increased gifts. The Challenge runs through March 2012, but now is the perfect time to make a gift that helps students at UW-Green Bay!

Stop by the Big Red Kettle

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

Bell ringing with the Salvation Army
Stop by the Big Red Kettle at Bay Park Square Mall from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10.

Your UW-Green Bay Alumni Association is joining forces with The Salvation Army to support people in desperate need.

Your ‘U’ in the news

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

Phoenix womens basketball teamAnother history-making season for Phoenix women?
After a 7-0 start to its season which includes wins over opponents from the Big Ten and ACC conferences, the Green Bay women’s basketball team cracked the AP Top 25 poll at No. 23 and have moved to No. 21. They are 17th in the ESPN Coaches poll.
…read more and purchase tickets

Weidner Center meetingsSecond act: Revitalizing the Weidner
The spotlight shines once again on the Weidner Center at UW-Green Bay, this time as key stakeholders discuss plans to reinvigorate the performing arts center. Chancellor Tom Harden led a series of sessions on the topic. …read more

Alison Schultz, teacherSchultz leads the way in culturally responsive teaching
The professional challenge for first-grade teacher and 2011 UW-Green Bay master’s degree graduate Alison Schultz isn’t unique. In fact, a growing number of educators work each day to improve learning by being culturally responsive to the needs of their students and families. …read more

Partner of the Year awardSchreiber Foods earns Partner of the Year
With more than 100 current employees who either attended or graduated from UW-Green Bay, Schreiber Foods knows what it means to foster a school-community partnership.
… read more

Save the date – spring Theatre productions

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

Criminal Hearts‘Criminal Hearts’ opens Feb. 23
Crime, infidelity, friendship highlight this comedy.
To purchase tickets and view a complete list of show times, click here.



CabaretTake a Sneak Peak at ‘Cabaret’ – opens April 20
Set in the seedy Kit Kat Klub in 1930 Berlin, Cabaret premiered on Broadway in 1966, sweeping the Tony Awards. Cabaret has become a classic of American Musical Theatre featuring a brilliant and memorable score by Kander and Ebb who later collaborated on the musical Chicago.

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

Are you an entrepreneur? SBDC is for you.

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

Business and professional development seminars and workshops are offered through UW-Green Bay’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) with both traditional and online opportunities for business professionals, entrepreneurs and small business owners.
Find out more at

Education Outreach – Winter/Spring courses

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

Education Outreach, Offerings for EducatorsChoose from a variety of face-to-face and online offerings.
Earn credit or a noncredit certificate of completion.

• No extra application fee.
• No need to send your transcripts.

Enjoy quick, easy, and friendly registration at or contact the UW-Green Bay Outreach Office at 1-800-621-2313 or 920-465-2480 or

Spanish for Professionals – online option!

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

Need Spanish? Join other professionals for this unique language-learning experience taught by experienced Spanish instructors.

Classes start Saturday, Feb. 11. Participants choose to attend pre-scheduled Saturday a.m. sessions a few times each month throughout the spring, either in face-to-face sessions or by login to an online tool. Up to seven course levels are offered for non-credit, undergraduate or graduate credit.

Call 920-465-2775 for details.

Learning in Retirement – January classes

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

Learning in Retirement steering committee
Semi-retired or retired alumni, their parents and friends are encouraged to register for Learning in Retirement spring courses before Dec. 9, in order to be included in the registration lottery. After that it’s first-come, first-served for the popular program.

Go to and select the “Register Online” tab on the upper left corner. Classes start in January!  Call 920-465-2356 for more information.

Consider the Shorewood for your events

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

Rent Shorewood’s Clubhouse for your next holiday, company or special event.
Or book your 2012 golf outing today!

Call Shorewood for more details and planning…920.465.2118. or click on