Monthly Archives: April 2009

Music and more @ the Weidner Center

weidner centerThe Weidner Center is having a busy spring with student and faculty performances and national shows, like Vince Gill.

Check it out:

April 16 & 17 — UWGB Music: Opera Studio
April 20 — UWGB Faculty Recital w/ guest clarinetist Scott Wright
April 22 — UWGB Music: Wind Symphony & Symphonic Band
April 25 — Dancing in the Fire: The Monarch, the Missionary & the Metis
April 26 — UWGB Faculty Trumpet Recital
April 27 — UWGB Faculty Voice Recital
April 29 — UWGB Flute and Brass Ensemble
April 30 — An Evening with Vince Gill

For more information and ticket prices, visit the Weidner Center website.

Summer Camps 2009

10Check out our summer lineup!

The Office of Outreach and Extension has posted its 2009 lineup of summer camps and programs. With tons of music, art and science camps to choose from, we’re sure you will find something to suit your interest.

Online registration has begun.

Check us out, or give us a call; we’d love to talk to you! 1.800.829.2118 or e-mail Mona,, for more information.

UW-Green Bay winter sports teams were winners

Most of you know that the Phoenix women’s basketball team was back in the national spotlight, again. But maybe you didn’t hear that many of the other teams were taking care of the competition as well:

Women’s Swimming & Diving team captures the Horizon League Conference title for the 5th year in a row. (Read more)

Men’s basketball finished the season with 24 wins, while senior Terry Evans was selected to participate in the NCAA Final Four Slam Dunk Contest. (Read more)

Two Nordic ski team members qualified for the 2009 NCAA Skiing Championships. As a team, the duo placed the Phoenix 19th nationally. (Read more)

Go Green, Go Green Bay!

Phoenix run benefits cross-country program – Saturday, April 18

2591266The 12th Annual Phoenix 5K Cross Country Fundraiser will be held Saturday, April 18, at UW-Green Bay’s Kress Events Center. The run will start at 10:15 a.m., following the kids’ run at 10 a.m.

Participants can pre-register before April 12 for $15 ($20 on race day), $12 ($15 on race day) for UW-Green Bay students and staff, and $7 ($10 on race day) for the kids’ run. Entry forms are available at the Kress Events Center.

All proceeds will benefit the UW-Green Bay men’s and women’s cross country programs. Contact Coach Michael Kline, (920) 465-2950, for more information.

Cellcom Marathon Volunteers Needed!! – Sunday, May 17

Cellcom marathonJoin your Alumni Association at a water station serving more than 5,000 runners in the Green Bay Cellcom Marathon, Sunday, May 17. We typically start about 7:30 a.m. and are done by 10 a.m. Then we head to the finish line for food and refreshments. It’s fun!

To volunteer or for more information, contact the Alumni Office at or call (920) 465-2586.

Photos from last year’s marathon are posted online at Alumni Photo Gallery.