Special Vacation Offers for UWGB Alumni

Did you know that as a UWGB alum you receive special pricing on travel and trips around the world?  Right now your alumni relations office has coordinated three separate trips for you to consider:

  • London and Paris October 31-November 7, 2013
  • Tropical Costa Rica March 5-13, 2014
  • Beijing City November 4-12, 2014

Collette Vacations is offering a webinar on the Costa Rica trip from 2 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, August 27.  If you wish to learn more about this wonderful travel opportunity, please register for the webinar at Costa Rica webinar.  If you would like further information on any of these fabulous trips, please contact your Director of Alumni Relations, Kari Moody at moodyk@uwgb.edu or 920-465-2226.


July 16 – Arts Enrichment for Adults

You are invited to participate in exploring your creative side! Together, let’s discover your untapped talent!

This year we are again offering visual arts — a way to express your inner self through sculpture, drawing, painting, enameling, book making and photography. You might want to take note of the experienced and talented instructors we have enlisted for this endeavor. You will be motivated and inspired by their expertise, attention to detail, attention to you and to your works of art. To learn more or register, visit http://www.uwgb.edu/outreach/artsforadults/. Registration deadline is July 2.

August 22 – UWGB Retiree’s Association Golf Outing

Enjoy a day of golf and the opportunity to reconnect with your favorite retired faculty and staff  at the UWGB Retiree Association Benefit Golf Outing on Thursday, August 22 at Shorewood Golf Course. UWGB retirees host this outing but everyone is invited and welcome to play. Proceeds benefit the Retiree Association Scholarship. Check-in is at 12:30 p.m., putting contest is at 1 p.m., shotgun start is at 1:30 p.m, picnic-style buffet is at 4:30 p.m. followed by awards and door prizes. If need be, the organizers will pair folks up in foursomes for this fun scramble and non-golfers are welcome to support the fundraiser through their dinner attendance. For more info, please contact the University Advancement Office at 920-465-2212.

We look forward to seeing you there to golf, to thank our UWGB retirees for their years of service to UWGB and to help raise funds for the Retiree Association Scholarship.

August 26 – Join us for the Green Bay Phoenix TaylorMade-adidas Pro-Am

Green Bay Phoenix Athletics is once again partnering with our renowned and successful UW-Green Bay alumnus, Mark King, CEO and President of TaylorMade-adidas golf. With King’s creative and generous support for his alma mater, we are able to present an exclusive opportunity for the Green Bay community to compete in a true Pro-Am event organized by TaylorMade officials. Threesomes will be paired with one of the best Midwest PGA golfers to compete for the event championship. Event proceeds support student-athlete scholarships at UW-Green Bay.

The Pros will compete for a $5,000 cash purse and the amateurs for fabulous event prizes:

1st Place Team: TaylorMade driver (fittings will be made on site)
2nd Place Team: adidas footwear (fittings will be made on site)
3rd Place Team: TaylorMade stand bag

All participants will receive a great tee prize package to include: Polo shirt, TaylorMade-adidas golf cap and one dozen Lethal golf balls.

Under King’s leadership, the company’s sales have risen from $300 million in 1999 to over $2 billion in 2012 and is one of the largest golf manufacturers in the world.

For more information or to register for the event, please visit 2013 TaylorMade Registration.