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 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 by Wednesday, May 10.

Seeking Alumni Association Board Members

11148423_10154224107748455_5732399118435293425_oYour Alumni Association Board of Directors is seeking four members for the 2017-2020 term, beginning July 2017. The Board meets every other month from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on the third Tuesday. The Board is involved with shaping the direction of the Association, works to raise money for student scholarships, and plans and executes alumni events. If interested in being considered, email Director of Alumni Relations Kari Moody at by Friday, March 31.

Nearly 1000 fans Rocked the Resch


Nearly 1,000 fans participated in the first-ever Rock the Resch event, Friday, Feb. 25, 2017, at the The Bar on Holmgren Way and the Resch Center. The “homecoming-type” tailgate sponsored by the UW-Green Bay Alumni Association preceded a fan March to the Resch and a Phoenix men’s basketball game. Didn’t make it? The video and photo gallery will give you a taste of what you missed and why you will want to register next year.

Click to view the album on Flickr.

Join us for an awesome first time event: Rock the Resch

rock-resch-graphic_200x400pxRock the Resch is a super cool event especially for UWGB alumni and students. We’ve put together an awesome tailgate party at The Bar on Holmgren Way. Your tickets include lots of great food and two drink tickets, an epically awesome, long sleeve Rock the Resch tee, and fun swag to cheer on the Phoenix at the game. The band “Feel Good Kids” will perform and the UW-Green Bay Pep Band, Green Bay cheerleaders and Phlash will be there too. Finally, there will be lots of drawings for fantastic prizes.

Date: Friday, Feb. 24
Time: Tailgate Party from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., Green Bay men’s basketball game vs. Oakland, 6 p.m.
Location: Tailgate Party at The Bar on Holmgren Way, Game at the Resch Center
Cost: $30 for alumni and adult guests, $10 for children age 17 and under
Registration: Visit Rock the Resch and register by Feb. 23


Get Social!

Share advice with the next generation of UWGB alumni
Seasoned alumni, we’re looking to you to share some advice with the soon-to-be newest group of alumni. Share your advice with the Dec. 2016  graduating class, by posting your answer on this Facebook post or by emailing your response to Please include your graduation year, employer and position. We will share your inspiring words with the graduating class!

On Instagram? Get a glimpse at LifeatUWGB or share your life as an alum
Last semester, a new Instagram account called “LifeatUWGB” began taking applications from volunteer Phoenix looking to show the UWGB experience through photos and videos! Volunteer hosts of this account have included the campus photographer/videographer, a member of the swim and dive team, the chair of the Psychology department, and more… Each host shares their life as a Phoenix through posts for a week. Following this account is a perfect way for alumni to get a glimpse into life on campus at their alma mater and to connect with other Phoenix! (To follow the account, search for username “LifeatUWGB” on Instagram.)

The organizer of the account is looking to add alumni hosts to the mix. If interested in sharing your life as UWGB alum, apply to host here. Questions may be directed to UWGB social media specialist, Jena Richter Landers.