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Archive for April, 2013

Alumni, Shorewood awaits your return

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

Make a return this year to Wisconsin’s most beautiful nine-hole course. Join the Big Cup Tournament Saturday April 27th – http://www.uwgb.edu/shorewood/index.asp. You can find even more tournaments list here. www.uwgb.edu/shorewood/tournaments/. Especially noteworthy is a Junior Golf Camp June 11-14! In addition, watch for the Community Color Mailer and Fundraising Coupon Books for $100 off a full season and more. And always, alumni golf at a reduced rate www.uwgb.edu/shorewood/course-info/fees.html.

Comedian Gaffigan to bring ‘White Bread Tour’ to Weidner Center – July 27

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

Jim Gaffigan: The White Bread Tour will perform live at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts at 7 p.m. Saturday, July 27. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, April 26 through Ticket Star at 1-800-895-0071 or online at www.WeidnerCenter.com. Gaffigan has proven himself a major talent beloved to a wide range of audiences, achieving accolades and awards for his stand-up comedy, acting and writing. His clever, quiet style has made him one of the top five most successful touring comedians in the country today and his CDs and DVDs have reached platinum sales. Gaffigan has had an unprecedented number of appearances on late night’s “The Late Show with David Letterman” and “Conan.” His writing and voice work on the animated series “Pale Force” for Conan led to nominations for both a Broadband Emmy and a Webby Award.  For more information, click here.

New alumni items at the Phoenix Bookstore

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

The Phoenix Bookstore has two new t-shirts just for alumni! The Shoe Tree tee is available for purchase online at shoetree tee.  The 360ᵒ of Pride tee is available for purchase online at 360ᵒ Pride tee.  Be sure to enter ‘ALUMNI’ in the promo code field for your 10% discount.

Integrys Energy Business Reception

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

On Thursday, April 18 more than 50 UWGB alumni employed at Integrys Energy and it’s subsidiaries attended a business reception with UWGB faculty and staff. The event started with a social allowing alumni to mingle and connect with each other along with University leadership and faculty.

Donna Sheedy, UWGB Alumni Association President and Integrys employee welcomed the group and introduced Integrys management in attendance. Several individuals from the Integrys management team spoke to the group. Director of Alumni Relations, Kari Moody updated the group on upcoming alumni events, benefits and UWGB’s new brand. Chancellor Tom Harden spoke about the many successes UWGB has celebrated over the past year.  Finally, Integrys CEO, Charlie Schrock discussed the strong partnership between UWGB and Integrys.

Visit our Facebook page at UWGB Alums to see more photos from the reception.  It was a great alumni event and will be replicated next for Humana employees.

It pays to be a UWGB Alum!

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

Your Alumni Association partners with nationally recognized, pre-approved companies to offer discounted products and services to our graduates. They are called affinity programs and you will be surprised at the personal savings.  Here’s a list of our current affinity programs:

  • Phoenix Bookstore – 10% off in-store and online gift apparel purchases
  • Go Next Travel and Colette Vacations – first class trips abroad
  • Liberty Mutual home, auto and renters insurance
  • American Insurance Administrators group life insurance, health insurance and financial service plans
  • Discounted rates at three Green Bay-area hotels
  • Kaplan Test Prep
  • Coming soon…UW-Green Bay Alumni Association credit card through the UW-Credit Union

More alumni benefits will be available in the next several months so keep an eye on our website, www.uwgb.edu/alumni/benefits, for new programs.

What’s New???

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

New job, change of address, other exciting news…Updating your alumni information is a click away, at www.uwgb.edu/alumni/updates/. Or if you prefer, you can email us at alumni@uwgb.edu or call (920) 465-2226.