Congratulations to our 2013 Tuition Raffle winners: Christine Minter won spring 2014 tuition and Tyler Spradau and Holly Joy Free each won a $250 prize.
The UW-Green Bay Alumni Association Tuition Raffle drawing took place on the Student Services Plaza prior to the Good Times Programming outdoor concert featuring singer/guitarist Teddy Geiger at 8 p.m. Wednesday (Sept. 4). The raffle, organized by the Alumni Association with help from Kari Moody of Alumni Relations, is a major fundraiser for the Association. Tickets for purchase by mail were sent to all students living in Wisconsin and were available for sale in the Alumni Office and at summer alumni events. Those who bought tickets for $5 each or $20 for five got a chance at free tuition for the student of their choice.
The Color Run 5K is coming to UW-Green Bay. The untimed event begins at 8 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 29 with all participants clad in white — but they won’t stay that way for long! At each kilometer, participants will be coated with brightly colored powder, with more color-blasting that awaits at the finish. According to its official website, the event “celebrates healthiness, happiness, individuality and giving back to the community.” For more info, check out TheColorRun.com/Green-Bay.
The $5 off Color Run discount code for UWGB faculty, staff, students and alumni is COLORPHOENIX. Register online.
Mark your calendars, register, tell your friends and check here often for information on the first ever Alumni Reunion Days.
Alumni Reunion Days promises the opportunity to catch up with friends, favorite faculty and others who shaped your college experience. Share stories about the good old days. Bring your family and friends. Take a tour. Revisit favorite memories. Just go big and come home!
The Phoenix Bookstore is offering 20% off storewide (excludes textbooks) on Saturday, November 2 from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Stop in to get some new UW-Green Bay gear to show off to the world.
Several Affinity groups are having their own reunions within Alumni Reunion Days. Check out Affinity Group Reunions to see if your favorite group or org is getting together.
The UWGB Alumni Association invites you to join our alumni and community members at the 2013 Scholarship Golf Outing. This is a day of fun, relaxing golf which includes a putting contest, 18 holes of golf with power cart, lunch, raffle, hole events, hors d’oeuvres reception and more. All funds raised go toward scholarships for students attending UWGB. Team play will use a four-person scramble format. Prizes will be awarded to the low gross team and handicap team.
Soon almost 900 sensational UW-Green Bay students will join the ranks of awesome UW-Green Bay alumni. In celebration, the Alumni Association is sponsoring a “Countdown to Commencement” sweepstakes. All UWGB students or alumni who like the UWGB alumni facebook page — facebook.com/uwgbalums — are eligible to win a “360° of Pride” t-shirt and an “Alumni Pride” prize package.
Everyday, beginning May 6, 2013 and ending May 16, 2013, one lucky winner will receive a “360° of Pride” t-shirt with a grand prize package winner revealed on Friday, May 17. The package includes two tickets to comedian Jim Gaffigan at the Weidner Center this summer, tickets for four to a Phoenix men’s or women’s basketball game of your choice next season, two rounds of golf, lunch for two and a riding cart at the Shorewood Golf Course, apparel from the Phoenix Bookstore and a little alumni swag from your Alumni Association. Join in on the fun and stay connected to YOUR U!
Due to the exciting Packers playoff game taking place this upcoming Saturday, we have decided to cancel the UW-Green Bay Men’s Basketball Reception; which was to take place the same day. We will reschedule for a later date so please watch for the upcoming alumni e-newsletter and other communications for more information. Go Pack Go!
No reception, but the Phoenix games still a go.
In celebration of a tripleheader of Green Bay sporting events, the Phoenix is offering “Back-to-Back-to-Pack” promotions this Saturday:
The Phoenix women host Wright State at noon at the Kress Events Center (originally scheduled for 2 p.m.).
The Phoenix men play UIC at 3 p.m. at the Resch Center (a change from 7 p.m.)
UW-Green Bay Music announces an innovative concert series designed to help you connect with music in more meaningful ways. Performances will feature scintillating and provocative discussions by a composer, performer or arranger. Together, you will consider a single aspect of the music through multiple perspectives. Diverse styles will be performed to broaden your horizons and deepen your understanding.
All events in the series are held on Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. in Fort Howard Hall, Weidner Center for the Performing Arts. Admission is free, donations are appreciated.