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Vote for the 2nd Edition Phoenix PRIDE Shirt

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

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Designers Laura Wire ’14 and Ryan Stewart ’14 go head-to-head or “shirt-to-shirt” to raise funds for scholarships. Vote on the t–shirt design you like best! The winning tee will be unveiled at Alumni Reunion Days and one Phoenix PRIDE Shirt is included with each event registration. Click Phoenix PRIDE Shirt to vote Monday, September 15 through Friday, October 10. Attend Alumni Reunion Days to see what Phoenix PRIDE Shirt our alumni will be stylin’ this year!

 

Oct 24-25 Alumni Reunion Days

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

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It was so much fun last year, we’d be crazy not to do it again. Join us for the second annual Alumni Reunion Days on Friday and Saturday, October 24 and 25. In addition to the many great events from last year, we’ve added an afternoon social with 70s pricing (select beer) at Shorewood, a campfire social, hayrides, an Alumni Photography Show and more! To learn more or register, visit www.uwgb.edu/alumni.  We look forward to seeing you there!

Phoenix Friday

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

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When is Phoenix Friday? EVERY FRIDAY! If you’re back on campus on a Friday, you’ll see students, faculty, staff and visitors dressed in their favorite Phoenix gear. There are also special promotions at The Phoenix Bookstore and a 10 % discount at campus dining locations for anyone wearing UW-Green Bay or Phoenix gear.

How can you help? Bring Phoenix Friday to your work place! Take a photo of you and your friends showing your pride and wearing your Phoenix gear and post it on the alumni Facebook page for a chance to win cool prizes including a pizza party for you and your co-workers! Go Phoenix!

Green Bay Announces 2014 – 15 Men’s Basketball Schedule

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

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Two non-conference neutral-site tournaments, home games against strong mid-major opponents and a full slate of Horizon League contests highlight the 2014-15 Green Bay men’s basketball schedule released by head coach Brian Wardle and the conference office on Tuesday, September 9.

This season’s home schedule features 14 regular season contests at the Resch Center, highlighted by eight Horizon League games and non-conference contests against Drake (Dec. 13), Morehead State (Dec. 17), Georgia State (Dec. 27) and Chicago State (Dec. 31). In the past four seasons under Wardle, Green Bay has posted a 46-13 home record.

For the full schedule and ticket information visit GreenBayPhoenix.com.

 

Alumni Recruit for Alma Mater

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

Who can share their positive UW-Green Bay experience better than an alum? So we’ve asked alumni in southern Wisconsin to help us out at Wisconsin Education Fairs in their area. These alumni are donating two hours of their day during the week of October 6 to tell high school students about UWGB and all that their fantastic alma mater has to offer. Check out the high schools we will be visiting. If interested in joining other alumni to recruit for UWGB, contact Director of Alumni Relations Kari Moody at 920-465-2226 or moodyk@uwgb.edu.

Mon, 10/6 Tues, 10/7 Wed, 10/8 Thurs, 10/9 Fri, 10/10
9:00 – 11:00am Beloit / Beloit Memorial HS Sun Prairie / Sun Prairie HS Delavan / Delavan-Darien HS Kenosha / Carthage College Milwaukee / Mount Mary University
6:30 – 8:30pm Franklin / Franklin HS Sun Prairie / Sun Prairie HS Hartland / Arrowhead HS New Berlin / New Berlin West HS

 

Camelot at the Weidner Center

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

CamelotExperience Camelot’s “one brief shining moment” as Lerner and Loewe envisioned it in one of theatre’s most legendary musicals. Recount the time-honored legend of King Arthur, Guinevere, Lancelot, and the Knights of the Round Table in an enchanting fable of chivalry, majesty, and brotherhood in this four-time Tony Award® winning show. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit Camelot at the Weidner Center.

Save the Date – UW-Green Bay Day at Lambeau Field

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

We’re celebrating all things UW-Green Bay with our partner, the Green Bay Packers! Come out to Lambeau Field on Saturday, November 15 to check out what’s new at your alma mater and then attend an afternoon Green Bay men’s basketball game at the Resch. There will be plenty of fun to keep you and your family busy and it’s free! Watch for updates at www.uwgb.edu/alumni.

Alumni PRIDE T-Shirt Contest

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

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Get in on the creative end of our new tradition — a collectible tee!

Each year, a limited edition T-shirt that reflects UWGB spirit will be created. Proceeds SUPPORT student scholarships.

The design choice will be by popular electronic vote in September and October, to be unveiled at Alumni Reunion Days.

The winning designer receives a $50 gift card from The Phoenix Bookstore, admittance for two at 2014 Alumni Reunion Days and a year of fame…being known as the awesome 2014 Alumni PRIDE T-shirt Designer!

There are very few design restrictions:

  • One-color, front- or back-only design (you recommend shirt and print color)
  • Include reunion year (2014)
  • Include a reference to UWGB/UW-Green Bay
  • Design should be relatable to UWGB alumni
  • Submit artwork in a pdf file format by Sept. 1 to alumni@alumni.edu

An official logo is not required in the design, but can be requested by contacting Sue Bodilly, bodillys@uwgb.edu.

Terms and Conditions:

  • Contest is open to UWGB alumni, students and employees
  • By submitting a design, the designer is allowing UW-Green Bay full use of the design for the purpose of the 2014 Alumni PRIDE t-shirt campaign. The t-shirt may be promoted in any way UW-Green Bay chooses (i.e. UWGB websites, mailings, social media, etc.).

Voting:

  • Of all t-shirt designs submitted, University Marketing will determine two designs to promote in the 2014 Alumni PRIDE T-shirt contest
  • The two top t-shirt designs will be promoted on the Alumni Reunion Days invitation, on the alumni website at www.uwgb.edu/alumni, on the alumni Facebook page and on the alumni Twitter feed
  • Voting will be open from September 3 – October 3, 2014
  • Voting will take place online at a website that will be announced on September 3,2014 and in person at the Color Run on October 5, 2014.

Weidner Center Season Announced

Thursday, June 26th, 2014

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For fans of Broadway shows, comedy, music icons and legends, family entertainment, celebrities and so much more the 2014/15 season will not disappoint.

The Weidner Center for the Performing Arts, located on the campus of UW – Green Bay, announced its new season June 25 during a special event for patrons, friends and the campus community.  

“Last year’s expanded lineup of offerings included more of the vibrant, diverse programming our audiences want, and this season offers even more with 27 titles,” said Weidner Center Executive Director Kate Green.  “Thanks to the input from our patrons and community members, we’ve developed another fantastic season of shows that we’re excited to share.”

A sampling of the 2014/2015 lineup includes:

  • Dancing Pros: Live, Thursday, November 13
  • The Magic of Bill Blagg Live!, Saturday, November 29
  • Sister Act, Monday, December 15
  • Jim Brickman On A Winter’s Night, Saturday, December 27
  • I Love Lucy – Live on Stage, Thursday, January 15
  • STOMP, January 27 – 28
  • The Very Hungry Caterpillar & Other Eric Carle Favorites, Saturday, January 31, 2015
  • Moscow City Ballet’s Swan Lake, Sunday, March 22
  • The Best of The Second City, Thursday, April 16
  • Say Goodnight Gracie, Saturday, May 16

For more information including the full season lineup and ticketing info, please visit www.WeidnerCenter.com.

Tickets are currently on sale via subscription. Patrons need simply to select three or more of the Performing Arts Season events listed above to qualify as a subscriber, buy before the general public, get the best seats and save up to 10 percent on their purchase. Subscription order forms reflect discounted prices. Orders of less than three events will be processed at full price August 1 when single tickets go on sale to the general public.