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2016 Alumni Golf Outing

Record year: 36th annual alumni golf outing raised record dollars for scholarships

Seasonable weather on Friday,  June 10, 2016 at the beautiful Brown County Golf Course in Oneida, Wis. set the stage for a wonderful day of golf. Thank you to the 132 golfers and sponsors who made the 36th Annual UW-Green Bay Alumni Scholarship Golf Outing a success. The fundraising event raised a record $23,000 for scholarships!

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Register today for the 36th Annual Scholarship Golf Outing

Sponsored by the UWGB Alumni Association and Willems Marketing and Events

New course, same awesome outing! Come enjoy a great day of golf at the Brown County Golf Couse and support students following in your footsteps at UWGB. The outing includes a new and improved putting contest, 18 holes of golf with power cart, lunch, raffle, hole events, hors d’oeuvres reception and more. Team play will use a four-person scramble format. Prizes will be awarded to the low gross team and handicap team.

Date: Friday, June 10
Location: Brown County Golf Course, Oneida, WI 1795214_10153634755298455_7494573205031612465_o

Schedule of Events
9 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

Cost is $125 per golfer and $500 for a foursome. For preferred pricing, register by Friday, May 27 at https://2016uwgbgolfouting.eventbrite.com. Registration closes Wednesday, June 1, 2016.

Alumni volunteers needed

CellcomCare to share your time and talents representing UW-Green Bay and our alumni? We currently have needs for the following events, boards and committees.

  • Alumni Board Committees: Serve on either the Student Engagement or Fund Development committees. We need help planning and executing alumni events and raising money to support the scholarships we give annually.
  • Alumni Mentors: In July, we will be launching the UWGB Alumni Mentor Program and are seeking alumni mentors and mentees. Each mentor would commit to a one-year mentoring opportunity with another UWGB graduate. Each mentor will be provided with guidance to mentor effectively. Interested mentors should have graduated on or before 2011 and/or have a deep understanding of their field. The only criteria to be a mentee is a desire to grow in your profession. Visit http://uwgreenbay.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6zoHeLDcoHNc8Fn to sign up before June 15.
  • Commencement Receiving Line: Congratulate and welcome our newest graduates to the Alumni Association by volunteering for the Commencement receiving line. It is easy and fun! Arrive at the Kress Events Center by 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 14, claim your FREE Phoenix PRIDE Shirt and stand in line with fellow alums to cheer on UWGB’s spring 2016 graduating class.
  • Cellcom Marathon Water Station: Volunteer at our water station in the Green Bay Cellcom Marathon Sunday, May 22. It’s one of our most rewarding and fun events of the year! Volunteers typically start at 7 a.m. and are done by 10 a.m. To sign up to volunteer, visit Cellcom volunteer. Questions can be directed to Jennifer Degener at jdegener21@gmail.com.

If you are interested, or have any questions, please contact Director of Alumni Relations Kari Moody at 920-465-2226 or moodyk@uwgb.edu.

Phoenix 500 Challenge – Duck, Duck, Give!

phoenix 500-21Do you desire the privilege of displaying this one-of-a kind custom Phoenix Phlash rubber duck? Become a member of the flock to get one! In celebration of UW-Green Bay’s 50th Anniversary you are invited to participate in the Phoenix 500 Challenge. Alumni and friends are asked to make a $500 gift to support UWGB students. Please visit the Phoenix 500 to learn how to make your gift in smaller increments over time. The goal is to raise and endow more than $250,000, which means $10,000 in annual scholarships for students following in our footsteps.

Visit Phoenix 500 to learn more and to see the additional benefits you receive as a donor. Join the 99 members of the flock who have already pledged.

Alumni Travel Opportunities

Whether you’re interested in traveling overseas or on the seas, our alumni travel opportunities offer a little of everything for everyone.

Spain’s Costa del Sol & The Portuguese Riviera: April 27 – May 09, 2017

Madrid, Prado Museum, AVE High-Speed Train, Cordoba, Costa del Sol, Granada, Alhambra, Ronda, Seville, Cascais, Lisbon, Mafra Palace & Monastery, Ericeira, Sintra, Obidos, FatSpain's Costa del Solima

  • Join a local expert to explore the priceless masterpieces of the Prado Museum.
  • All aboard! Journey on the thrilling AVE High Speed Train.
  • Explore 6 UNESCO World Heritage sites.
  • Enjoy “fun in the sun” with 3 nights in Costa del Sol and 4 nights in the Portuguese Riviera.
  • Savor regional wines with every included dinner!

For more information, visit Spain’s Costa del Sol & The Portuguese Riviera.

National Parks of America: August 25 – September 05, 2017 National Parks of America

Scottsdale, Lake Powell, Grand Canyon, Bryce Canyon, Zion, Salt Lake City, Jackson Hole, Grand Teton & Yellowstone National Parks, Old Faithful, Sheridan, Bighorn Mountains, Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse Memorial

For more information, visit National Parks of America.

Alumni ID Card

Alumni-ID-233x192More than 200 alumni are already enjoying the rewards of the Alumni ID Card. You should too! This lifetime card costs just $10 and allows you to take advantage of benefits throughout campus including on-campus discounts and special promotions from The Phoenix Bookstore, Green Bay Athletics, the Weidner Center, Marcus Cinema East and more. To learn more about the benefits of the card or to order, visit Alumni ID Card.