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Fri, July 29: Phoenix Friday on the Fox

PhoenixFridaysOnTheFox-finalAs part of Associated Bank’s Fridays on the Fox series, UW-Green Bay is inviting all students, alumni, fans and supporters to attend Phoenix Friday on the Fox. This fun night celebrating UW-Green Bay and the City of Green Bay’s partnership will include socializing, games and activities for kids and adults, live music from the band Big Mouth, which features five UWGB alumni, an appearance by Phlash the Phoenix and much more!

Wear your favorite Phoenix gear for a chance to win an awesome prize.

Date: Friday, July 29
Time: 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Location: Main Stage on the CityDeck (enter at the Pine and Washington St. intersection)
Time:   5 p.m. – 9 p.m.

The event includes free admission and is open to everyone. Parking is free the first hour and after 6 p.m. in the ramps and on all city streets.

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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Photos by Kelly Tanck ’00

 

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.

Get your 50th Anniversary Third Edition Phoenix PRIDE Shirt

12238128_10154000496043455_788011948133767371_o The Phoenix PRIDE Shirt is a unique collectible, with a new design each year selected by popular vote. This year 12 alumni submitted designs and more than 700 alumni voted, selecting 1997 alumnus John Konecny’s design as the favorite. This awesome 3rd Edition Phoenix PRIDE Shirt is available in five colors to celebrate UWGB’s 50th Anniversary and our five decades of graduates. Purchase your favorite color or represent your graduation decade:

1970s: Red
1980s: Burgundy
1990s: Grass Green
2000s: Forest Green
2010s: Bandana Brigade Green

100% of the proceeds from Phoenix PRIDE Shirt sales support UW-Green Bay Alumni Association scholarships. Buy yours today at Phoenix PRIDE Shirt.

Help Wanted – Alumni Association Board Members

Do you want to be a part of the driving force behind your Alumni Association? Consider applying for the UWGB Alumni Association Board of Directors! Join your highly professional, highly respected, diverse Alumni Association Board to make things happen. The board meets bimonthly on the third Tuesday of the month from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

The UWGB Alumni Association engages our alumni and friends to build lifelong relationships that advance the continuing success of the University. To forward this mission, the Alumni Association Board strives to be diverse in occupation, graduation decade and gender. If you would like more information, or are interested in being considered, please contact Director of Alumni Relations Kari Moody at 920-465-2226 or via email at moodyk@uwgb.edu.