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Feb 15 – Green Bay Women’s Basketball Fan Bus to Milwaukee Game

January 21st, 2014

imagesJump on the bus and join fans and fellow alumni in supporting our Green Bay Women’s Basketball Team! Buses are filling fast for the UW-Green Bay Women’s Basketball game against UW-Milwaukee, played at the Klotsche Center in Milwaukee at 2 p.m.

Saturday, February 15, 2014
Time: Buses depart from the Baird Foundation Parking Lot at 11:30 a.m.
Cost: $25 cash, includes your game ticket and transportation with drop-off right in front of the center

Feel free to bring along lunch, snacks, jokes, book reviews, etc., as the buses will not be stopping for food.

To join the fun, please contact Pat Duescher at or 920-845-2448 by Wednesday, Feb. 5.

Phoenix Alumni PRIDE T-shirt

January 21st, 2014

Phoenix PRIDE T-shirt designsYou know you want one — so what are you waiting for? Order today! The Phoenix Alumni PRIDE t-shirt is a unique collectible, with a new design each year. This year 2013 alum Katie Van Straten designed the shirt (watch for a competition in  2014). Proceeds from t-shirt sales support UW-Green Bay Alumni Association scholarships. 

To show your Phoenix pride, and to contribute to the scholarship fund, order one today! T-shirts are available in adult sizes medium – XXL. Cost is $10 per t-shirt plus $5 for shipping. Send an email to with your name, address, the number of t-shirts you would like along with needed sizes.  You will then be contacted by the Alumni Relations office for payment options. Go Phoenix!

Share the Love…Story

January 21st, 2014

69240_10151472288161154_1160245114_nWith Valentine’s Day coming up, we want to hear all about our UWGB alumni couples.  If you are part of an alumni couple, tell us about your love story.  We want to know all the details-how you met, where you liked to hang out, if alumni friends stood in your wedding, etc.

Share your love story by emailing and send along a photo of the happy duo, too. We’ll be posting some of these stories on our alumni Facebook page.

Blast from the Past

January 21st, 2014

Shorewood Club Building, interior with green chairs and curtains SlideUniversity Archives is seeking your help to preserve the rich history of University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. Archives collect and save materials about UWGB. We have campus publications and official records of campus offices. However, we are missing an important part of the UWGB story…the students!

We hope you can help us by sharing your photos and memorabilia. Do you have a button with an early mascot? How about a photo of your friends hanging out in the Union, or a poster from the Blue Whale Coffeehouse? Do you have an early uniform? We are especially looking for candid photos and documents about student organizations. Didn’t save anything from your UWGB days? Share a memory instead.

No matter when you went to school, we would love to see your UWGB historical items and hear your stories. Whether you want to send us a story/memory; a digital image; or are ready to part with the original item, you may contact the Archives at: or 920-465-2539. 

Who knows?  Your photo might be highlighted in our popular Facebook feature, “Throwback Thursday!”  Check it out at University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Archives and Area Research Center.

Go Phoenix and (Fighting Tomatoes) and (Bay Badgers)!

Save the date – May 1: Alumni Awards Recognition Dinner

January 21st, 2014

2alumni award winners past presentSave the date for the 2014 UW-Green Bay Alumni Awards on Thursday, May 1 at the Weidner Center for Performing Arts. The event will begin with a reception at 5 p.m., dinner at 6 p.m., with the program to follow. Award recipients will be announced soon so mark your calendars to show support for your fellow alumni.

Alumni Receiving Line

December 16th, 2013

Thanks to the many alumni who formed receiving lines to welcome and congratulate the December 2013 graduates into the Alumni Association following commencement, Saturday, Dec. 14. Wearing their 360ᵒ of Pride t-shirts, alumni cheered, gave high fives, pats on the back, and whooped it up for our new grads. Click here  to view the photo gallery.

Dickman to grads: Be creative, entrepreneurial

December 16th, 2013

Craig Dickman, a celebrated entrepreneur and, perhaps not coincidentally, a graduate of UW-Green Bay, delivered the commencement address at his alma mater on Saturday. He told more than 400 members of the Class of 2013 that there’s something special about their hometown and also their University. We have a detailed summary of his well-received address at

UWGB Brings Good Cheer to the Community at the Holiday Parade

December 13th, 2013

The coldest temp for the Green Bay Holiday Parade in recent memory didn’t stop UW-Green Bay from representing in full force.  Again, more than 75 staff, students (including athletes, cheer and dance teams), alumni and community members represented your University with its elaborate, (we think award-worthy) entry in the Green Bay Holiday Parade, November 23. Check it out at Green Bay Holiday Parade.

Packers, UW-Green Bay Team Up for Scholarships

December 13th, 2013

A crowd of more than 6,500 at the Phoenix men’s basketball home game on Dec. 7 applauded the announcement of a Green Bay Packers Foundation gift of $250,000 to the UW-Green Bay scholarship fund. To read more about this generous gift to the University, click here.