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Archive for December, 2013

Alumni Receiving Line

Monday, December 16th, 2013

Thanks to the many alumni who formed receiving lines to welcome and congratulate the December 2013 graduates into the Alumni Association following commencement, Saturday, Dec. 14. Wearing their 360ᵒ of Pride t-shirts, alumni cheered, gave high fives, pats on the back, and whooped it up for our new grads. Click here  to view the photo gallery.

Dickman to grads: Be creative, entrepreneurial

Monday, December 16th, 2013

Craig Dickman, a celebrated entrepreneur and, perhaps not coincidentally, a graduate of UW-Green Bay, delivered the commencement address at his alma mater on Saturday. He told more than 400 members of the Class of 2013 that there’s something special about their hometown and also their University. We have a detailed summary of his well-received address at http://news.uwgb.edu/log-news/news/12/14/craig-dickman-commencement-address/

UWGB Brings Good Cheer to the Community at the Holiday Parade

Friday, December 13th, 2013


The coldest temp for the Green Bay Holiday Parade in recent memory didn’t stop UW-Green Bay from representing in full force.  Again, more than 75 staff, students (including athletes, cheer and dance teams), alumni and community members represented your University with its elaborate, (we think award-worthy) entry in the Green Bay Holiday Parade, November 23. Check it out at Green Bay Holiday Parade.

Packers, UW-Green Bay Team Up for Scholarships

Friday, December 13th, 2013


A crowd of more than 6,500 at the Phoenix men’s basketball home game on Dec. 7 applauded the announcement of a Green Bay Packers Foundation gift of $250,000 to the UW-Green Bay scholarship fund. To read more about this generous gift to the University, click here.

Featuring . . . You!

Friday, December 13th, 2013

Well, maybe we will feature you in the future. In the meantime, check out some of these great alumni features the past few weeks…

Chiara Boss lights her way into new career http://news.uwgb.edu/featured/alumni/12/10/new-grad-boss-lights-way-in-new-career/

Adult Degree grad gains confidence to explore beyond NE Wisconsin

http://news.uwgb.edu/featured/alumni/12/12/adult-degree-grad-gains-confidence-to-explore-world/

From Green Bay to India, Mandal explores his Eco-U roots

http://news.uwgb.edu/featured/alumni/11/14/360-experience-mandal-returns-uwgb-roots/

Jan 25 – Alumni Association Hosts Women’s Basketball Event

Friday, December 13th, 2013

Your UW-Green Bay Alumni Association is hosting a reception event at the Saturday, Jan. 25 Green Bay vs. Wright State women’s basketball game.

Cost is $7 for alumni, $10 for non-alumni guests and $5 for children (under age 18), and includes your ticket to the game*, food and drink, a chance to win fantastic prizes, and give-a-ways. Your admission also gives you access into the Phoenix Fund room at halftime. Mix and mingle with some of our most avid supporters.

Date: Saturday, January 25, 2014
Time: 12 p.m. – Reception; 1 p.m. – Game
Location: Kress Events Center, reception in the Bud Light Sky Deck

Please RSVP to the Alumni Relations office by Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at alumni@uwgb.edu or by calling 920-465-2226. You can also visit Eventbrite to buy tickets 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.

Feb 1 – Alumni Association Hosts Men’s Basketball Event

Friday, December 13th, 2013

Your Alumni Association is hosting a reception event at the Saturday, Feb. 1 Green Bay men’s basketball game against Wright State. It’s also an ESPN2 televised game.

Cost is $10 for alumni, $15 for non-alumni guests and $7 for children (under age 18), and includes your ticket to the game*, food and drink, a chance to win fantastic prizes, and give-a-ways. Your admission also gives you access into the Phoenix Fund room at halftime. Mix and mingle with some of our most avid supporters.

Date: Saturday, February 1, 2014
Time: 5 p.m. – Reception, 6 p.m. – Game
Location: Resch Center, exclusive reception in the Bud Light Platinum Lounge

Please RSVP to your Alumni Relations Director, Kari Moody by Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at moodyk@uwgb.edu or by calling 920-465-2226. You can also visit Eventbrite to buy tickets 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.

Go Green Bay!

Friday, December 13th, 2013


The mid-December scouting report has both Phoenix basketball teams, as well as the perennial power swimming and diving teams, with seemingly enough talent to bring home Horizon League championships. Find all the Phoenix action at www.greenbayphoenix.com

Feb 15 – Women’s Basketball Fan Bus — Phoenix vs. Milwaukee Game

Friday, December 13th, 2013

Jump on the bus and join fans and fellow alumni in supporting our Phoenix women’s basketball team! Buses are filling fast for the game against UW-Milwaukee.

Date: Saturday, February 15 at the Klotsche Center, Milwaukee
Time: Buses depart from the Baird Foundation Parking Lot at 11:30 a.m.; Game time 2 p.m.
Cost: $25 cash, includes your game ticket and transportation with drop-off right in front of the center

Feel free to bring your own lunch, snacks and entertainment, as the buses will not be stopping for food. To join the fun, please contact Pat Duescher at pattydish@aol.com or 920-845-2448.