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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

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 to learn more. Scholarship applications are due no later than 4 pm on Thursday, June 27, 2013.

Integrys Energy Business Reception

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

On Thursday, April 18 more than 50 UWGB alumni employed at Integrys Energy and it’s subsidiaries attended a business reception with UWGB faculty and staff. The event started with a social allowing alumni to mingle and connect with each other along with University leadership and faculty.

Donna Sheedy, UWGB Alumni Association President and Integrys employee welcomed the group and introduced Integrys management in attendance. Several individuals from the Integrys management team spoke to the group. Director of Alumni Relations, Kari Moody updated the group on upcoming alumni events, benefits and UWGB’s new brand. Chancellor Tom Harden spoke about the many successes UWGB has celebrated over the past year.  Finally, Integrys CEO, Charlie Schrock discussed the strong partnership between UWGB and Integrys.

Visit our Facebook page at UWGB Alums to see more photos from the reception.  It was a great alumni event and will be replicated next for Humana employees.

Feb 26 – UWGB Alumni Association Hosts Men’s Basketball Event

Thursday, February 21st, 2013

The UW-Green Bay Alumni Association is hosting a reception event at the Tuesday, February 26, Green Bay Men’s Basketball game against UW-Milwaukee.

Cost is $10 for alumni, $15 for non-alumni guests and $7 for children (under age 18) and includes your ticket to the game*. There will be great food and drink along with other cool stuff to cheer on the Green Bay Phoenix. Plus you will be allowed access into the Phoenix Fund Room at half time! The game begins at 7 p.m. There will also be chances to win some fantastic prizes.

Date: Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Time: 6 p.m.
Location: Resch Center, exclusive reception in the Oneida Room

Please RSVP to your Alumni Relations Director, Kari Moody by Monday, February 25, 2013 at or by calling 920-465-2226. You can also visit Eventbright to buy tickets for this fun alumni event 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.

UWGB Alumni Email Communications

Thursday, February 21st, 2013

We want to stay better connected and communicate a bit more electronically (supporting the mission of the original “Eco-U.”)

Currently, you are receiving the Alumni e-newsletter because you subscribed or provided an email address to the Alumni Office. Soon we will use this same database to touch base with other communications, including the e-newsletter, but also event invitations, alumni discount information and more. We promise not to overburden your inbox.

If you wish to unsubscribe to alumni email communications, you can do so at any time by informing the Alumni Relations Office at or by hitting the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any emailed message. We hope you stay connected and allow us the opportunity to share the great alumni news, events and benefits that are in place just for you!

360° of Giving…Creating scholarships

Thursday, February 21st, 2013

Scholarships often provide students the opportunity to attend UW-Green Bay and eventually, realize their dreams. Thank you to our alumni who have created scholarships to support these dreams. Below is a list of alumni who have created scholarships at UW-Green Bay (listed in no particular order).

  • John ’88, ’12 and Lucy ’87, ’90 Arendt – John D. and Lucy A. Arendt Travel Abroad Endowed Scholarship
  • Dr. Kay M. Nelson ’78 – Kay and Jim Nelson Annual Scholarship
  • Thomas Remondini ’87 – Sergeant Leo A. Remondini, Jr. Memorial Annual Scholarship
  • Doug Landwehr ’02 and Nanette Nelson – Nanette M. Nelson and Douglas P. Landwehr Annual Scholarship
  • Carol De Groot ’79 – Carol R. De Groot Endowed Scholarship in Environmental Science
  • Wayne ’74 and Ginger Micksch – Micksch Family Scholarship
  • Laura Hollingsworth ’89 – Laura Hollingsworth Scholarship in Communications
  • Alison Walker ’89 – Alison Van Duyse Scholarship in Music
  • Daniel Schulz ’05 and Casie Rindfleisch-Schulz ‘06 – Casie Rindfleisch-Schulz Scholarship in Psychology and Human Development, Daniel Schulz Scholarship in Accounting, Daniel Schulz Scholarship in Business
  • Sherri Underwood ’06 – Ruby Wolverton, RN, Scholarship
  • Katharine Olski ’77, ’79 – Katharine Olski Scholarship
  • Mike and Kate ’76 Meeuwsen – Kate R. Meeuwsen Endowed Scholarship
  • Mark King ’81 - Mark King Endowed Golf Scholarship
  • Barth ’79 and Mary Jo ’81 Wolf - Barth and Mary Jo Wolf Family Endowed Scholarship
  • Mike ’76 and Debi Jackson - Mike and Debi Jackson Endowed Scholarship
  • Diane ’75 and Patrick ’90 Ford - Diane and Patrick Ford Family Scholarship
  • Janet ’93 and Charlie Lieb - Janet & Charles Lieb Phuture Phoenix Scholarship
  • Cecilia Hintz ’86 - Alvina Hintz Memorial Scholarship Fund
  • Rick Chernick ’74  - UWGB Alumni Scholarship
  • Joel Halverson ’77 – Veterans Scholarship

March 9 – Phoenix Women’s Fan Bus to Milwaukee Game

Thursday, February 21st, 2013

Jump on the bus and join fans and fellow alumni in supporting our Phoenix Women’s Basketball Team! One bus is already full and another is filling fast for the UW-Green Bay Women’s Basketball game against UW-Milwaukee, played at the Klotsche Center in Milwaukee.

Date: Saturday, March 9
Time: Buses depart from the Baird Foundation Parking Lot at 11:30 a.m.
Cost: $15 cash, includes your game ticket and transportation with drop-off right in front of the center

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

To join the fun, please contact Pat Duescher at or 920.845.2448.

March 9 & 10 – Inclusivity Health Fair

Thursday, February 21st, 2013

The Inclusivity Health Fair organized by the UW-Green Bay LGBTQ Resource Center will  focus on leadership, social justice, education and health in the realm of inclusivity and healthy and safe choices.

This year’s Inclusivity Health Fair will be held on Friday, March 8, 2013 and Saturday, March 9, 2013 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in UW-Green Bay’s University Union. The particular focus of Friday is for students, faculty and staff to have a greater understanding of the options available at UWGB. Saturday focuses on the connection UWGB has with the community.

The fun begins Friday at 10 a.m. with a one-mile walk and scavenger hunt. There will also be interactive tables sponsored by vendors, university classes and student groups, and games and prizes, and more. Friday evening, there will be a silent auction taking place. In addition, a fundraiser dinner buffet benefiting the LGBTQ Resource Center will be served with a vegetarian option, at 6:00 p.m. Mike Fitzpatrick, “GBLT in Wisconsin” will be the keynote speaker at that time. Tickets for the dinner events are $30 and available for purchase at the LGBTQ Resource Center in the University Union.

On Saturday, the focus will be on vendors from Wisconsin and will be open to students and the public.  Activities for Saturday include main stage speakers, interactive vendors and workshops. Both days will offer information and interaction on many topics including personal defense and safety, drug and alcohol assessments, personal leadership skills, and much more.

If you would like to be a vendor/volunteer or need more information, please contact the LGBTQ Resource Center at 920-465-2167.