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Alumni Golf Outing – approaching fast

Thursday, May 5th, 2011

Alumni Scholarship Golf Outing

Save the date!
Alumni and friends are invited to the 31st Annual Alumni Scholarship Golf Outing, Friday, June 10, Royal Scot Golf Course, New Franken.
Download a registration form (pdf).

• $85 per golfer/$340 per foursome.
• Tee and green sponsorships are available.
• Check-in begins at 8 a.m. with a shotgun start at 10 a.m.

Fees include 18-holes of golf, power cart, lunch, door prizes, hors d’oeuvres reception and more.

For more information call 920-465-2586 or e-mail
See photos from last year’s golf outing.

Photo gallery: Distinguished grads

Thursday, May 5th, 2011

Alumni Awards Night
Catch the action in snapshots as UW-Green Bay’s award-winning alumni, past and present, gathered April 30 at the Weidner Center to celebrate the University and its graduates.
See the photo gallery.

Commencement Reception, May 14

Thursday, May 5th, 2011

Alumni, friends and recent graduates are invited to the annual commencement reception:
Saturday, May 14 – 8 to 10 p.m. – Titletown Brewing

Dec 2010 Commencement Reception

Enjoy complimentary beverages, soda and hors d’oeuvres, and enter the drawing to win a door prize. See you there!

See the photo gallery from the Dec. 2010 commencement reception.

Record number seniors attend resource fair

Thursday, May 5th, 2011

Spring Senior Resource Fair and ReceptionMore than 350 future alumni attended the Spring Senior Resource Fair and Reception in the Phoenix Rooms of the University Union on April 6.

The anxious seniors were able to register for commencement, pick up tickets and honor cords, order class rings and of course, buy their cap and gown.

There were plenty of smiles to go around.
Visit the photo gallery to see pictures of the event.

Green Innovations, April 20-21

Thursday, March 10th, 2011

Waste or Wasted Opportunity? EMBI Green Innovations April 20-21, 2011

Don’t waste this opportunity to hear from leaders and experts in areas of waste transformation and management for the agricultural, industrial, municipal and institutional sectors. Featuring Wisconsin’s premiere showing of the award-winning documentary, DIVE! Living Off America’s Waste ( and a post-documentary forum with the film’s producer.

Only $79, pre-registration. For more information, go to

Your U in the news

Thursday, March 10th, 2011

Bee Program gets an A+ from “After Thoughts” Crowd
After ThoughtsMore than 175 attendees walked away from the first of the new series, “After Thoughts,” with fellowship, enrichment and fun. The program took place in the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts grand foyer, March 1. UW-Green Bay faculty member Amy Wolf, an ecologist and one of Wisconsin’s foremost bee experts led the program discussion titled “The Beauty of Bees and Their Impact on Our Lives.” Business faculty member (and UWGB grad) Lucy Arendt leads the next discussion, Tuesday, April 5, “In the Face of Disaster, How Resilient is Our Community?” E-mail Jeanne at with questions and a registration form …see photos, more

Business Week has Campus, Community and Students Smiling
Business WeekFather and son duo Sam and Andy MacMillan, representing two major companies, Hewlett-Packard and Oracle Enterprise 2.0, respectively, addressed a packed house Thursday night, Feb. 24. The MacMillans were the featured speakers at the inaugural “Business Week” event, a collaborative effort led by UW-Green Bay’s Austin E. Cofrin School of Business and Career Services personnel. GP was the major sponsor. …see photos, more

Chancellor says Avoiding Layoffs and Maintaining Enrollment are Priorities
Chancellor Thomas HardenUW-Green Bay’s top priority in dealing with steep state budget cuts will be maintaining current enrollment and employee layoffs if at all possible. That is the message Chancellor Thomas Harden conveyed March 3 in a late-afternoon meeting in the University Union. He told the audience that despite the severity of the challenge, he is hopeful UW-Green Bay will succeed in maintaining both current services to students and employee positions. …read more

Phoenix Women take on Arkansas-Little Rock
Phoenix womens basketballThe No. 5 seeded Phoenix women’s basketball team will take on the University of Arkansas-Little Rock in a first round NCAA Tournament game at 4:20 p.m. Sunday in Wichita, Kansas. Green Bay Head Coach Matt Bollant said he was thrilled about the seed — its highest in program history — and the opportunity to play, for the first time in the tournament, on a neutral court. The Horizon League championship celebration and NCAA Send Off Celebration was held at the Kress Events Center. … see photos

Freeman Set for NCAA Skiing Championships
Carolyn FreemanGreen Bay Nordic skier Carolyn Freeman (Ely, Minn.) wrapped up her participation at the 2011 NCAA Skiing Championships in early March, with a 34th-place finish in the 15K classic, crossing the line in 59:26.6. Freeman placed 15th in the 5K freestyle race — the second highest finish by a Green Bay women’s skier at the NCAA Championships (Laura Anderson placed ninth in the 15K freestyle in 2001). Freeman ends her collegiate career as a three-time NCAA Championships qualifier and three-time all-CCSA performer. She won a total of seven individual races in her career, all of which were in the 2010-11 season.

Swimming and Diving Champs, Again!
The Phoenix women’s swimming and diving team won its seventh consecutive conference championship and claimed a few individual honors, as well. … read more

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Eco-Advocate Fieck ’06 Promotes Agricultural Recycling
Amy FieckAmy Fieck, a 2006 University of Wisconsin-Green Bay graduate, takes a recycling message to young and old. …read more

Music and Theatre present…

Thursday, March 10th, 2011

Dreaming of Forests by Doug Bedwell
A world premiere production directed by Laura Riddle
7:30 p.m. – April 21, 22, 27, 28, 29, 30
University Theatre, Theatre Hall

• Wind Symphony and Symphonic Band and State Bound High School Honors Band
7:30 p.m. – April 27
Cofrin Hall, Weidner Center

• Chorale and Concert Choir
7:30 p.m. – April 29
Cofrin Hall, Weidner Center

• New Music Ensemble and Hand Drumming Ensemble
7:30 p.m. – May 6
University Theatre, Theatre Hall

Tickets: 940-465-2400

More Information: |

2011 gallery: men’s basketball alumni

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011

alumni photo gallery
Been to an alumni event lately?

Check out the alumni photo gallery and see who is smiling. Click here.

Mark your calendar for ‘Business Week’

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

The Cofrin School of Business is celebrating Business Week, February 21-24, with a series of activities including a presentation from Sam MacMillan, vice president and account executive for Hewlett-Packard and his son, Andy MacMillan, vice president of product management, for Oracle Enterprise 2.0. The public is invited. Stay tuned for a detailed posting in the near future. This is a campus Common Theme event.