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December 13th, 2013

Well, maybe we will feature you in the future. In the meantime, check out some of these great alumni features the past few weeks…

Chiara Boss lights her way into new career http://news.uwgb.edu/featured/alumni/12/10/new-grad-boss-lights-way-in-new-career/

Adult Degree grad gains confidence to explore beyond NE Wisconsin

http://news.uwgb.edu/featured/alumni/12/12/adult-degree-grad-gains-confidence-to-explore-world/

From Green Bay to India, Mandal explores his Eco-U roots

http://news.uwgb.edu/featured/alumni/11/14/360-experience-mandal-returns-uwgb-roots/

Jan 25 – Alumni Association Hosts Women’s Basketball Event

December 13th, 2013

Your UW-Green Bay Alumni Association is hosting a reception event at the Saturday, Jan. 25 Green Bay vs. Wright State women’s basketball game.

Cost is $7 for alumni, $10 for non-alumni guests and $5 for children (under age 18), and includes your ticket to the game*, food and drink, a chance to win fantastic prizes, and give-a-ways. Your admission also gives you access into the Phoenix Fund room at halftime. Mix and mingle with some of our most avid supporters.

Date: Saturday, January 25, 2014
Time: 12 p.m. – Reception; 1 p.m. – Game
Location: Kress Events Center, reception in the Bud Light Sky Deck

Please RSVP to the Alumni Relations office by Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at alumni@uwgb.edu or by calling 920-465-2226. You can also visit Eventbrite to buy tickets online!

*If you are a season ticket holder or have tickets to this game, there is no cost to attend the reception. Advance registration is required for entry into the reception.

Feb 1 – Alumni Association Hosts Men’s Basketball Event

December 13th, 2013

Your Alumni Association is hosting a reception event at the Saturday, Feb. 1 Green Bay men’s basketball game against Wright State. It’s also an ESPN2 televised game.

Cost is $10 for alumni, $15 for non-alumni guests and $7 for children (under age 18), and includes your ticket to the game*, food and drink, a chance to win fantastic prizes, and give-a-ways. Your admission also gives you access into the Phoenix Fund room at halftime. Mix and mingle with some of our most avid supporters.

Date: Saturday, February 1, 2014
Time: 5 p.m. – Reception, 6 p.m. – Game
Location: Resch Center, exclusive reception in the Bud Light Platinum Lounge

Please RSVP to your Alumni Relations Director, Kari Moody by Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at moodyk@uwgb.edu or by calling 920-465-2226. You can also visit Eventbrite to buy tickets online!

*If you are a season ticket holder or have tickets to this game, there is no cost to attend the reception. Advance registration is required for entry into the reception.

Go Green Bay!

December 13th, 2013


The mid-December scouting report has both Phoenix basketball teams, as well as the perennial power swimming and diving teams, with seemingly enough talent to bring home Horizon League championships. Find all the Phoenix action at www.greenbayphoenix.com

Feb 15 – Women’s Basketball Fan Bus — Phoenix vs. Milwaukee Game

December 13th, 2013

Jump on the bus and join fans and fellow alumni in supporting our Phoenix women’s basketball team! Buses are filling fast for the game against UW-Milwaukee.

Date: Saturday, February 15 at the Klotsche Center, Milwaukee
Time: Buses depart from the Baird Foundation Parking Lot at 11:30 a.m.; Game time 2 p.m.
Cost: $25 cash, includes your game ticket and transportation with drop-off right in front of the center

Feel free to bring your own lunch, snacks and entertainment, as the buses will not be stopping for food. To join the fun, please contact Pat Duescher at pattydish@aol.com or 920-845-2448.

UW Credit Union Alumni Association Credit Card

December 13th, 2013

Great news for all UWGB alumni who like to display their Phoenix pride. Your University has partnered with the UW Credit Union to offer you a credit card with iconic campus imagery.  This particular affinity partnership benefits student scholarships and alumni events.  Take advantage of all this great credit card has to offer.

•             Receive low rates.
•             Earn points toward airfare, merchandise and gift cards.
•             Earn 1% cash back on purchases.
•             Option to donate points back to UW-Green Bay Alumni Association.
•             Choose from UW-Green Bay Alumni Association customized card designs.
•             No fees* for Cash Advances and Balance Transfers.
•             Track spending with easy-to-use Money Management Tools.

To get started, apply at uwcu.org/alumnicards or stop by any UW Credit Union branch.

Get Your 10% Off at The Phoenix Bookstore

December 13th, 2013


Shop The Phoenix Bookstore for a great selection of last minute holiday gifts.  Remember Alumni ALWAYS receive a 10% DISCOUNT on apparel and gift items.  Simply mention you are an alum when you check out at the store or add ALUMNI DISCOUNT as the promo code when ordering online at www.THEphoenixbookstore.com.

Shorewood 2013 Holiday Specials

December 13th, 2013

Just because it’s cold outside doesn’t mean Shorewood Golf Course isn’t in full swing. Think of Shorewood when you’re looking for the perfect gift for the golfer in your family.

  • Gift Cards for any dollar amount can be used for food, beverage, merchandise or anything golf-related
  • A dozen TaylorMade Lethal logo balls, golf glove and Shorewood t-shirt is just $60 + tax (25% Savings!)
  • 10 nine-hole rounds of golf with sleeve of TaylorMade logo golf balls is $150 + tax walking, $230 + tax with cart
  • 20 nine-hole rounds of golf with two sleeves of TaylorMade logo golf balls and Shorewood t-shirt is $280 + tax (walking), $420 + tax (with cart)

Off-season is also a great time to have your clubs repaired.  Contact Shorewood at 920-465-2118 or Shorewood@uwgb.edu for all your club repair and re-gripping needs.

Shorewood also invites you to like their Facebook page and follow them on Twitter and Instagram!

Save the Date: June 13 – Scholarship Golf Outing

December 13th, 2013

If thinking about golf gets you pumped up, save the date — June 13 — for the 2014 Alumni Scholarship Golf Outing. Last year more than $9,000 was raised for student scholarships. Exceeding that amount means we can help more students reach their goals! This event is hosted by your Alumni Association. So get a group of friends together and join us! For more information on registration or sponsorship opportunities, please contact the Alumni Relations Office at alumni@uwgb.edu or 920-465-2226.

Date: Friday, June 13, 2014
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Location: Royal Scot Golf Course in New Franken

Your Alumni Association Board is also looking for volunteers to help plan and coordinate this year’s golf outing. If you’re looking for a way to reconnect and give back to your alma mater, this is a great opportunity! Contact us at alumni@uwgb.edu or 920-465-2226 to volunteer.