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November 1 & 2 – Come Back for the First Ever ‘Alumni Reunion Days’

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

UWGB is starting a tradition. One that begins with you…our alumni. Return to campus for the first ever ‘Alumni Reunion Days’ to catch up with friends, favorite faculty and others who shaped your college experience. Share stories about the good old days and the fun that was had. Bring your family to check out all the changes in and out of the classrooms. Be part of the tradition!

  • Music (here’s a fun tidbit…Big Mouth will be performing at Friday night’s reception and with the UWGB Jazz Band)
  • Athletic Events
  • Family Activities
  • Tours
  • And more…

Mark your calendars, tell your friends and watch for more information on the first ever ‘Alumni Reunion Days!’

Need another reason…

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

If you’re looking for another reason to return to UW-Green Bay this summer, here’s three! Click on each location to learn more.

The UWGB Disc Golf Course
Shorewood Golf Course
Cofrin Arboretum

Volunteers Needed

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

Help support the American Red Cross and a great downtown Green Bay event.  The Red Cross will be supporting the two Festival Foods food tents in return for a portion of the event proceeds.  They need volunteers and have asked for our help.  Please see the below link for more information or to sign up.

Volunteer Flyer- Festival Foods Fire over the Fox 2013 – needs update

August 22 – UWGB Retiree’s Association Golf Outing

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

Enjoy a day of golf and the opportunity to reconnect with your favorite retired faculty and staff  at the UWGB Retiree Association Benefit Golf Outing on Thursday, August 22 at Shorewood Golf Course. UWGB retirees host this outing but everyone is invited and welcome to play. Proceeds benefit the Retiree Association Scholarship. Check-in is at 12:30 p.m., putting contest is at 1 p.m., shotgun start is at 1:30 p.m, picnic-style buffet is at 4:30 p.m. followed by awards and door prizes. If need be, the organizers will pair folks up in foursomes for this fun scramble and non-golfers are welcome to support the fundraiser through their dinner attendance. For more info, please contact the University Advancement Office at 920-465-2212.

We look forward to seeing you there to golf, to thank our UWGB retirees for their years of service to UWGB and to help raise funds for the Retiree Association Scholarship.

2013 Alumni Award Recipients

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

2013 recipients of the prestigious Distinguished Alumni Award:

Dr. Jerry Blackwell, Class of 1978, president and executive director of the Wellmont CVA Heart Institute in Kingsport, Tenn. — A standout guard for the Phoenix NCAA Division II teams of the 1970s, Blackwell went on to  achieve prominence as a cardiology researcher and practitioner who served on the faculty of the University of Alabama Birmingham and continues to find success in clinical practice as a leader in the advancement of MRI and new diagnostic imaging technologies. He received his UW-Green Bay bachelor’s in Population Dynamics.

 Kate Meeuwsen, Class of 1976, civic leader, retired educator and member of the UW-Green Bay Foundation Board and Council of Trustees — Meeuwsen has a far-ranging and distinguished record of advocacy on behalf of educational initiatives at her alma mater and communitywide. She and her family have been important supporters of Phoenix Athletics, the Weidner Center, development of the Kress Events Center, and academic enhancements. Her community involvement includes leadership of the Adolescent Parenting Coalition, Inc., and formation of the nature-based 4K program at the Green Bay Wildlife Sanctuary. She received her UW-Green Bay bachelor’s in Communication and the Arts (music).

Julie Van Straten, Class of 1991, attorney, civic leader and general counsel for United Health One —  Over 20 years with United Healthcare, Van Straten has risen to an executive position with significant responsibility in corporate and regulatory matters, risk management and business development support. In the community, she has been honored (2010 Chamber of Commerce Athena Award) for her service as current president of the Women’s Fund of Greater Green Bay, as a member of the Chamber’s board of directors, and as a past board member for organizations including the Greater Green Bay Community Foundation, United Way of Brown County, and the American Foundation of Counseling Services.  She received her UW-Green Bay bachelor’s in English.

2013 recipient of the Outstanding Recent Alumni Award:

Danny Schulz, a 2005 graduate in Accounting and Business Administration, will be presented the
Outstanding Recent Alumni Award at alumni awards night on campus May 4. Schulz, employed at Kohler Co. as an accounting project leader in payroll, sales and use tax, has remained active with his alma mater including service as treasurer of the Alumni Association.

Call for Alumni Volunteers – May 18

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

Spring Commencement takes place on Saturday, May 18 and we are calling alumni volunteers to welcome new graduates into our Alumni Association. If interested in being part of the ‘Alumni Receiving Line’, please contact Director of Alumni Relations, Kari Moody at 920-465-2226 or moodyk@uwgb.edu for more information.

Cellcom Marathon Alumni Volunteers Needed – May 19

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

Alumni Water Station, Cellcom Green Bay Marathon, May 20, 2012

Please join your Alumni Association at a water station serving more than 5,000 runners in the Green Bay Cellcom Marathon, Sunday, May 19. Volunteers typically start at 7 a.m. and are done by 10 a.m. Then, head to the finish line for complimentary food and refreshments.

To see photos of the fun that was had at last year’s event, click here.

To volunteer or for more information, contact Alumni Association board member, Ken Eggen at (920) 469-6512 ext. 212 or keneggen@deandist.com.

1St Ever Alumni Reunion Days – Nov 1 & 2

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

UW-Green Bay is starting a tradition. One that begins with you…our alumni. Return to campus for the 1st Ever Alumni Reunion Days to catch up with friends, favorite faculty and others who shaped your college experience. Share stories about the good old days and the fun that was had. Bring your family to check out all the changes in and out of the classrooms. Be part of the tradition.

  • Music
  • Athletic Events
  • Family Activities
  • Tours
  • And more…

 Mark your calendars, tell your friends and watch for more information on the 1st Ever Alumni Reunion Days!

Legacy Scholarship

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

Each year, the UW-Green Bay Alumni Association seeks to acknowledge and reward individuals who attend UW-Green Bay in the footsteps of their parent(s), step-parent(s), sibling(s), step-sibling(s), legal guardian(s) and/or grandparent(s). If you have family members who are planning to attend UW-Green Bay, they may be eligible for this fantastic scholarship. Please visit http://www.uwgb.edu/alumni/benefits/scholarships.asp to learn more. Scholarship applications are due no later than 4 pm on Thursday, June 27, 2013.