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Archive for December, 2011

Union can put the ‘special’ in your events

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

Book your meeting, convention or special event today at the University Union. Flexible professional staff, versatile and unique meeting spaces, on-site catering service, integrated multimedia capabilities, and a host of other amenities.

Call 920-465-2400 or click here to see more.

Alumni Travel for 2012-2013

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

Alumni travel tours

Paris in April … Barcelona to Athens in October … the Outback to the Glaciers

Check out the tours to Europe, the Mediterranean, Panama and Beijing for 2012 and Australia for 2013 – click here.

Oak Ridge Boys, Iglesias, more at the Weidner

Wednesday, December 7th, 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 and a full calendar listing.


December 2011:
December 18 – The Oak Ridge Boys Christmas Show, Weidner Center, 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.
December 30 – Jim Brickman’s “A Christmas Celebration,” Weidner Center, 7:30 p.m.

January 2012:
January 20 – Comedian Frank Caliendo, Weidner Center, 8 p.m.
January 28 – UWGB Music: Jazz Fest, Weidner Center, 4 p.m.
January 29 – UWGB Music: Faculty Recital, David Severtson, Fort Howard Hall, 2 p.m.

Mark Your Calendar

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

events - mark your calendar

February 2012
• Thursday-Saturday, Feb. 23-25; Wednesday, Feb. 29; Thursday-Saturday, March 1-3 – UW-Green Bay Theatre: Criminal Hearts, Jean Weidner Theatre, 7:30 p.m.

April 2012
• Friday-Saturday, April 20-21 – Cabaret, Cofrin Family Hall, Weidner Center, 7:30 p.m.

events - mark your calendar

December 2011
• Saturday, Dec. 17 – UW-Green Bay Graduates, Commencement Reception

Titletown Brewing, 200 Dousman St., Green Bay, 8-10 p.m.
Complimentary hors d’oeuvres and door prizes

January 2012
• Saturday, Jan. 7 – Alumni Reception – Milwaukee 
Centercourt Pub and Grille, 118 No. 4th Street, 5-6:30 p.m.
Complimentary snacks and door prizes

Held in conjunction with UW-Green Bay vs. UW-Milwaukee men’s basketball game, 7 p.m.

• Saturday, Jan. 28 – Alumni Pre-game Reception
The Bar on Holmgren Way, 2001 Holmgren Way, Green Bay, 5-6:30 p.m.

Men’s Alumni Basketball Reunion Weekend
 – held in conjunction with UW-Green Bay vs. Butler men’s basketball game

February 2012
• Saturday, Feb. 11 – Women’s Basketball Alumnae Weekend

Kress Events Center, UW-Green Bay, 11 a.m.

Held in conjunction with UW-Green Bay vs. Wright State women’s basketball game, 2 p.m., Kress Center

March 2012
• Saturday, March 24 – Festival Foods and UWGB Alumni Association Food Drive
Benefit for local pantries, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

April 2012
• Saturday, April 28 – Alumni Association Awards Night

Weidner Center, UW-Green Bay, 4-8 p.m.

May 2012
• Friday-Sunday, May 4-6 – Alumni Wilderness Weekend

Wilderness Hotel and Waterpark Resort, Wisconsin Dells

• Saturday, May 12 – UW-Green Bay Graduates, Commencement Reception

Titletown Brewing, 200 Dousman St., Green Bay, 8-10 p.m.

• Sunday, May 20 – Cellcom Marathon

Volunteers needed, 6:45-9:30 a.m.

Fun Facebook Promo

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

We’re celebrating that UW-Green Bay is approaching 30,000 graduates with 3 weeks of cool prizes! First “LIKE” UWGB Alums on Facebook and then enter our “30K Grads Giveaway” sweepstakes for a chance to win. Only UW-Green Bay Alumni or Alumni-to-be are eligible to win!

Week 3: 3 $30 gift cards

3 lucky winners will receive our grand prize — a $30 gift card from The Phoenix Bookstore.
Enter today! Entry period ends: 12/14/11, 11:59pm CDT

Week 2: 30% Discount at The Phoenix Bookstore

Everybody won! All participants received a code for 30% off* one clothing or gift item at The Phoenix Bookstore, just in time for holiday shopping.

Week 1: 30 Ice Scrapers

30 lucky winners were randomly selected to go from cold to cool with a UWGB logo ice scraper!

30 Cool Winners

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

Congratulations to the 30 alumni who participated in week 1 of our 30K Grads Giveaway on facebook and were randomly selected lucky winners of a UW-Green Bay Logo ice scraper! (more…)