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Alumni ID Card – Get yours today!

Alumni-ID-233x192More than 400 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! Just last week Alumni ID Card holders were offered $10 off tickets to see Pippin’ at the Weidner Center! To learn more about the benefits of the card or to order, visit Alumni ID Card.

Phoenix PRIDE Shirt

5th edition Phoenix PRIDE shirt options

The Phoenix PRIDE Shirt is a unique collectible, with a new design each year selected by popular vote. This year four alumni submitted designs and more than 300 alumni voted, selecting 1994 alumna Sue Heim’s design as the favorite. This awesome 5th Edition Phoenix PRIDE Shirt is available in long and short sleeve at The Phoenix Bookstore and online at Phoenix PRIDE Shirt.

The short sleeve option is $14.99 and long sleeve is $19.99. 100% of the proceeds from Phoenix PRIDE Shirt sales support UW-Green Bay Alumni Association scholarships.

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

alumni_Kalahari2017_612pxX504px_FINALIt was so much fun; we’re doing it again! Join UW-Green Bay alumni, along with eight UW System campuses, for fun and relaxation at the Kalahari Resort and Waterpark Friday through Sunday, Jan. 5 through 7. This is a great deal and one event you don’t want to miss.

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!

Nominations sought for Distinguished and Recent Outstanding Alumni Awards

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In early October 2018, the UW-Green Bay Alumni Association will present the annual Distinguished Alumni Awards and the Outstanding Recent Alumni Awards. These awards recognize the professional accomplishments of UW-Green Bay Alumni.

The Distinguished Alumni Award recognizes graduates who have distinguished themselves in their professional field and are widely recognized for their career accomplishments. Civic and/or humanitarian activities for the benefit of others is also taken into consideration. If you know of a UW-Green Bay alumnus who meets the award’s criteria, please visit www.uwgb.edu/alumni and complete the online nomination form by Jan. 31 so he or she can be considered for a 2018 award.

The Outstanding Recent Alumni Award recognizes those who have graduated from a UW-Green Bay undergraduate or graduate program within the past 15 years. Selection is based on professional accomplishments and future potential in their selected field of study and/or contributions to their community through civic or humanitarian involvement or both. To nominate a UWGB alumni for this award, please visit www.uwgb.edu/alumni and complete the online nomination form by January 31, 2018.

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.