Accreditation Notification to Comment

UW-Green Bay is seeking comments from the public in preparation for periodic evaluation by its regional accrediting agency. UW-Green Bay will host a visit October 9 and 10, 2017 with a team representing the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), which will review the institution’s ongoing ability to meet HLC’s Criteria for Accreditation. The University has been HLC-accredited since 1972. For more information on the HLC Accreditation process and the importance to UW-Green Bay, visit www.uwgb.edu/accreditation. The public is invited to address substantive matters related to the quality of the institution or its academic programs by September 9 to the HLC. Comments must be in writing at:

-HLC  website at www.hlcommission.org/comment or

-Public Comment on the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604-1411

Alumni Link Career Fair, Networking Social and Conversation

Join UW System alumni at a Career Fair and Networking Event promoting fantastic job opportunities in the Brown County area. The day starts with a Career Fair featuring 50 great companies and organizations looking for the best and brightest. There will then be a relaxed networking event allowing you the opportunity to connect with fellow alumni from your University or a chance to meet UW System alumni with similar work experiences in your field. Finally, the event will conclude with a fantastic interactive presentation titled, “The Upside of Anger: In the Workplace and on the Homefront,” by UW-Green Bay Prof. Ryan Martin (Psychology). This is a relevant conversation you do not want to miss!
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Wednesday, May 24
4 p.m. – 6 p.m.: Career Fair
6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.: Networking Reception
7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.: Faculty Conversation

Please register by Friday, May 19. For questions, contact UWGB Director of Alumni Relations Kari Moody at moodyk@uwgb.edu or 920-465-2226.

 

37th Annual Scholarship Golf Outing at Brown County Golf Course

13475015_10154563591723455_4011419101608663994_oIt was such a great time last year that we are returning to Brown County Golf Course for the 37th Annual Scholarship Golf Outing. The day includes a 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 9, 2017
Time:  8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Location: Brown County Golf Course
Cost/person: $125 if registered before May 26 and $135 after
Registration: Visit https://2017uwgbgolfouting.eventbrite.com to register

For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Director of Alumni Relations Kari Moody at 920-465-2226 or moodyk@uwgb.edu.

 

UntitledTown Book and Author Festival features many UW-Green Bay campus community members

Untitledtown-FinalAn inaugural festival uniting readers with authors, writers, publishers, podcasters and philosophers will feature many members of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay campus community.

The “UntitledTown Book and Author Festival,” April 28-30, downtown Green Bay, will bring together people of all ages and abilities to share their stories and celebrate the community’s love of reading. The Festival will feature a diverse lineup of more than seventy readings, discussions, panels, workshops and other events of interest to writers and readers, including a book expo.

Campus community members presenting during the Festival include founding member of the Board of Directors and Festival Chair Prof. Rebecca Meacham (English, Humanistic Studies and Women’s Studies), Assistant Director of Archives and Area Research Center Deb Anderson, English Composition and Writing Center Instructor Nichole Rued and Continuing Education and Community Engagement Lecturer Tara DaPra. Students involved in the coordination of the Festival include Eric Jorgenson, Kelsey Langlitz and Corey Reed. The student-run Sheepshead Review Journal of the Arts will launch its spring issue at the book fair during the Festival.

The Alumni Association is a sponsor and several alumni are participating in the Festival. Lisa Fay Coutley, Casey Thayer and Grant Cousineau are presenting. Founding board members and festival planners include Wendy Wimmer Schuchart and Brian Simons. Morgan Moran (Bloohm) is marketing the event with the Karma Group. Ami Irmen, Nick Reilly and Amy Casey (Harter) are among the bloggers for the UntitledTown Blog.

Confirmed Festival venues include the Brown County Library, Titletown Brewery’s Larsen Room, The Meyer Theatre Backstage, Kavarna Coffeehouse, the KI Center, St. Brendan’s Inn and Old Fort Square, with more to come. A complimentary UntitledTown trolley will be available for attendees to access each venue easily. Nearly every event is free and open to the public.

UntitledTown Book and Author Festival will host a public Press Conference at 9 a.m. Wednesday, March 29 on the main level of the Brown County Central Library.

Q&As will be held at 5:30 p.m. March 30 at the Titletown Tap Room and 1 p.m. April 15 at the Reader’s Loft. The Reader’s Loft Q&A session will award free swag bags filled with books to the first 15 attendees. Each session is free and open to the public.

For more information, follow UntitledTown Book and Author Festival on:
Twitter @untitledtowngb
Instagram @untitledtown
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/untitledtown/
Or visit UntitledTown.org

Twin Cities Networking Event

Alumni_RegionalRec-MN-Invite_eventbrite-imageJoin Phoenix alumni after work for appetizers, drinks, networking and fun!

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
The Poets Corner at Kieran’s Irish Pub
85 N 6th St, Minneapolis

First 50 people to RSVP receive a FREE drink ticket. Please register by Friday, April 14. Questions, contact Director of Alumni Relations Kari Moody at moodyk@uwgb.edu or 920-465-2226.

 

Alumni Volunteers Needed!

Your time and talents representing UW-Green Bay and its alumni are in high demand. We currently have needs for the following events, boards and committees.

  • Cellcom Marathon: Looking for alumni to volunteer at our water station in the Green Bay Cellcom Marathon on Sunday, May 21. This is a volunteer opportunity you don’t want to miss! It’s so much fun! Volunteers typically start at 8:30 a.m. and are done by 11:30 a.m. To sign up to volunteer, visit Cellcom volunteer.
  • 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 13, 2017, to claim your FREE Phoenix PRIDE Shirt and stand in line with fellow alums to cheer on UWGB’s spring 2017 graduating class. To volunteer, sign up at Commencement Receiving Line.Questions, contact Director of Alumni Relations Kari Moody at 920-465-226 or moodyk@uwgb.edu by Wednesday, May 10.