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Friday-Sunday, Jan. 5-7: UW-Green Bay Alumni Weekend at the Kalahari

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Friday night will include an all UW pizza party. Be sure to wear your UWGB gear and show your Phoenix pride.

Saturday, swim the day away in the water park or just have good ole fun at the amusement park.

This is a “bring your family and friends” event. To make reservations, please call 877-253-5466 and ask for the UW-Green Bay Alumni Association room block with a rate of $159 per night. Reservations must be made by Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016. Reserve today.

Room rate includes:

  • Guest room, up to 4 people (suites available at discounted rates)
  • Friday Evening Pizza Social – 6:30 – 8:00 in the Indoor Theme Park (additional $14.99 per person gets you all-weekend access to the Indoor Theme Park)
  • All-weekend access to the Indoor waterpark – 125,000 square feet of wet & wild indoor fun!
  • Ask for block “UW-Green Bay Alumni Association”
  • Two Room Suite is $269.00 per night

We hope you can join us for this fantastic weekend of fun!

Krash the Kress

Basic RGBKrash the Kress is a super cool event especially for UWGB alumni, students and friends. For the first time ever, a Green Bay men’s conference basketball game will be played on campus on Carol’s Court at the Kress Events Center, so we’ve put together an awesome tailgate party to get everyone ready to cheer on the Phoenix! Krash the Kress registration includes your game ticket, great tailgate food, two beverage tickets good for Bud products or soda, an epically awesome, long sleeve Krash the Kress t-shirt and fun swag to cheer on the team. The UW-Green Bay Pep Band, Green Bay cheerleaders and Phlash will be there too. Finally, there will be lots of drawings for fantastic prizes.

Date: Friday, February 16
Time: Tailgate Party from 6 p.m. – 7:45 p.m., Green Bay Men’s Basketball game vs. UIC at 8 p.m.
Location: Tailgate Party in the East and West Gyms, Game on Carol’s Court – Kress Events Center
Cost: $20 adult ticket and tailgate, $10 youth ticket and tailgate, $10 adult tailgate only, $5 youth tailgate only

This is a family friendly event! There will be a Kids Zone with games and activities just for children.

Questions, contact Director of Alumni Relations Kari Moody at 920-465-2226 or moody@uwgb.edu.

Alumni volunteers needed

Care 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 Mentors: Have a meaningful impact on a new UW-Green Bay graduate by serving as a year-long mentor. We provide you guidance to mentor effectively. Interested mentors should have graduated on or before 2012 and/or have a deep understanding of their field. Email alumni@uwgb.edu by Dec. 8, if interested in serving as a mentor.
  • 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 Weidner Center by 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 16, claim your FREE Phoenix PRIDE Shirt and stand in line with fellow alums to cheer on UWGB’s fall 2017 graduating class. Email moodyk@uwgb.edu by Dec. 13, if interested.

Evening in Photos-Alumni Awards

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In an emotional, honoring evening, amidst a full house on the Weidner Center stage, six UW-Green Bay alumni were recognized for their outstanding achievement at the Alumni Awards and Recognition Dinner, Oct. 5, 2017.

Those honored for distinguished achievements were Stacey Nellen-Kolze ’98 (Technical Theatre), owner of Nell’s Wigs and Boutique; Marty (Martha) Stanley ’77 (Managerial Systems), president of Dynamic Dialog, Inc.; and John Mathys ’87 (Business Administration) and David Withbroe ’87 (Business Administration and Communication Processes), co-owners of Dental City. Recipients of Outstanding Recent Alumni Awards are Sherry Aaholm ’14 and ’16 (Business Administration and Master’s in Sustainable Management), the vice president and chief information officer of Cummins Inc. and Mary Frank-Arlt ’08 (Business Administration and Psychology), a strategic communications professional with Kohler Co.

In his acceptance speech, Withbroe summed-up the sentiments of all of the award winners… “To answer the questions… ‘What role or part did my UWGB experience help get me where I am today? What part did it have for me personally?’ ‘EVERYTHING.’” See the photos.

View the album on Flickr.

Join us for our Annual Meeting

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Join fellow alumni and the Alumni Association Board of Directors for a night of networking and a chance to learn what’s taking place at your alma mater and how you can get involved as an alumnus.

Date: Tuesday, October 17
Time: 5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. (Annual Meeting will begin at 6 p.m.)
Location: Sprecher Brewing Company
Cost: $10 per person, includes lots of fantastic hors d’oeuvres
Registration Details: Please register by Friday, October 13 at Annual Meeting. The first 50 alumni to register receive a complimentary drink ticket with your registration.

Questions, email Director of Alumni Relations Kari Moody at moodyk@uwgb.edu.

Champions of Magic 2017 Tour

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The five world-class illusionists that make up the Champions Of Magic come to the USA for the first time following four years touring the UK with sold out shows, rave reviews and a run in London’s West End.

With over 20 million online views between them, this cast of Britain’s top magicians includes international award winners presenting incredible mind reading, stunning close-up magic and daring large-scale illusions. Their skills have been seen around the world on TV with appearances on The CW’s “Penn & Teller: Fool Us,” CNN’s ” A Quest For Magic” and NBC’s “Caught On Camera With Nick Cannon.”

Witness the impossible, including disappearances, levitation, teleportation and a heart stopping finale, all presented with lighting and special effects to rival the biggest theatrical spectacles.

Use the code UWGBMAGIC to receive $10 off your ticket.

(Excludes VIP level ticket price and not valid on previous purchases.)   

You can purchase your tickets by ordering online at WeidnerCenter.com, by phone 800-895-0071, or in person at the UWGB University Ticketing and Information Center and at Ticket Star locations.

Upcoming Weidner Center Performances

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The season kicks off in October with The Simon & Garfunkel Story. This 50th Anniversary celebration features a full band, huge projection photos and original film footage. Patron favorites, Jerry Seinfeld, Holiday Pops, Doctors in Recital and Riverdance 20 Years return this season. Highlights of the season include the Tony® Award-winning Broadway musical Rogers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella and the Tony®, Grammy® and Olivier® Award-winning Best Musical the Jersey Boys. This season includes a “first” for the The Green Bay Civic Symphony, in collaboration with the UW-Green Bay Music program, as they present Verdi’s Requiem.

Upcoming performances include:

The Simon and Garfunkel Story
October 13: 7:30 p.m.

Champions of Magic
October 25: 7:30pm

Peppa Pig Live
November 10: 6 p.m.

Holiday Pops
December 8: 7:30 p.m.

More performances here.