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Archive for April, 2012

Chernick/Wochinske Challenge

Monday, April 30th, 2012

Chernick-Wochinske Challenge

Rick Chernick and Jim Wochinske (both ’74) made the challenge – YOU accepted! All told, UW-Green Bay Alumni contributed $92,362 new dollars (that’s gifts from new donors or increases from previous gifts). When you add the $50,000 Rick and Jim pledged to match, that’s $142,362 additional dollars to support student scholarships and programs at the University. Here’s how we said thank you.

Malafa, Hinton, Frank and Rammer honored with Alumni Awards

Monday, April 30th, 2012

Maria Hinton ’79, Dr. Mokenge Malafa ’82, Jacqueline Frank ’00 and Dr. Laura Rammer ’01

Maria Hinton ’79 and Dr. Mokenge Malafa ’82 received Distinguished Alumni Awards, given to those who graduated more than 15 years ago. (At 101, Maria Hinton also holds the distinction of being UW-Green Bay’s oldest living alumni). Recent graduates Jacqueline Frank ’00 and Dr. Laura Rammer ’01 received the Outstanding Recent Alumni Awards. The event was held April 28 at the Weidner Center.

Read more about and see photos from the event

Alumni Association Scholarship Golf Outing

Monday, April 30th, 2012

Alumni Golf Outing, Friday, June 8, 2012A great excuse to get out of the office and swing those clubs for a cause. It’s the 32nd annual Alumni Golf Outing for the Alumni Association’s student scholarship program, Friday June 8 at Royal Scot golf course in New Franken. The day begins with a putting contest at 8:30 a.m. followed by a shotgun start at 10:00 a.m. and a reception with raffle prizes at 3:00 p.m.

To register or sponsor, download the registration form (pdf).

Schedule of Events

Time Events
8:30 a.m. Registration and Putting Contest
10 a.m. Shotgun Start (Four-person scramble format)
3 p.m. Hors d’oeuvres Reception/Social
3:30 p.m. Awards, Raffle and Door Prizes

RSVP by Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Mail the registration form (pdf) to Alumni Association, UW-Green Bay, 2420 Nicolet Drive, Green Bay, WI 54311-7001. For additional information, contact the Alumni Office at 920-465-2586 or e-mail

Help Needed – Green Bay Cellcom Marathon

Monday, April 30th, 2012

Cellcomm Marathon

Just a few more volunteers are needed for the Green Bay Cellcom Marathon water station from 7-11 a.m. Sunday May 20th, 2012. Post-event includes a brat and beverage in the Lambeau Field parking lot. If you would like to help, e-mail with your name and t-shirt size by May 4.

See photos of UW-Green Bay Alumni water station volunteers photos from previous years:
May 15, 2011
May 16, 2010

May 17, 2009
May 18, 2008
May 20, 2007
May 21, 2006

Congrats new grads!

Monday, April 30th, 2012

UW-Green Bay will achieve a new record when more than 900 students join the ranks of alumni after Commencement on Saturday, May 12 in the Kress Events Center on campus. This is our largest graduating class to date! Stop by to congratulate these new alums at the Grad Reception at Titletown Brewing Co. (200 Dousman Street, Green Bay) between 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. that night. Event includes hors d’oeuvres and door prizes.

Sutton ‘searches for Romeo’ in original play

Monday, April 30th, 2012

'Searching for Romeo'Mark your calendars for UW-Green Bay Prof. Brian Sutton’s original musical comedy Searching for Romeo. The play re-imagines the story of Romeo and Juliet from the perspective of the story’s “losers.” Being the leads in a romantic comedy, Rosaline and Paris achieve something that eludes Romeo and Juliet: a happy ending.

Performances will be Thursday, July 12 through Saturday, July 14 in the Jean Weidner Theatre. Check out Sutton’s Searching for Romeo Blog or page 15 of Inside magazine, here.

‘Inside’ is out!

Monday, April 30th, 2012

April 2012 Cover of Inside MagazineInside Magazine was sent out in the beginning of April.
You can check out the online version here.

Didn’t receive your copy of Inside Magazine? That means we don’t have your correct mailing address. Update and give us your latest news, here

Upcoming Alumni Events

Monday, April 30th, 2012

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, 8 – 10 p.m.
200 Dousman Street, Green Bay

Sunday, May 20:
Cellcom Marathon
Volunteers needed – 7-11 a.m.

June 2012

Friday, June 8:
Alumni Association Scholarship Golf Outing
Royal Scot Golf Course, Green Bay

¿Quiere aprender el Español? Spanish Immersion for Professionals

Monday, April 30th, 2012

Do you need to learn Spanish? UW-Green Bay’s Spanish Immersion for Professionals program, scheduled for 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 pm. Monday through Friday, Aug. 6-10, on campus, will provide an intensive language-learning experience for all levels of Spanish language learners. Registration is due by Monday, July 23. Read the full news release here.