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Come experience what Lifelong Learning Institute has to offer

Join us for an overview of Lifelong Learning, sample classes, registration information, and questions and answers!

When: July 25, 2018

Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Where: Neville Public Museum

The Lifelong Learning Institute sponsored by UW-Green Bay, Division on Continuing Learning and Community Engagement is a nonprofit, peer-led volunteer program for adults who are interested in expanding their horizons, and keeping mentally, physically and socially active. It offers a wide variety of course including history, travel, music, painting, computers, science, health, cooking, crafts, current events and more. Courses are held at multiple venues throughout the community. There are no tests, no papers, no credits, just learning, socialization and fun. Click here for more info.

For additional information or to RSVP (suggested but not necessary), contact LLI at 920-465-2356 or lli@uwgb.edu. There is no charge for this event.

Sign Up Now: 38th Annual Scholarship Golf Outing at Brown County Golf Course

2016 Alumni Golf OutingIt’s warming up and time to think about summer and golf! This year’s Scholarship Golf Outing is returning to the Brown County Golf Course. The day includes a putting contest, 18 holes of golf with power cart, lunch, raffle, hole events, hors d’oeuvres reception and more. Team play will use a four-person scramble format. Prizes will be awarded to the low gross team and handicap team.

Date: Friday, June 8, 2018

Time: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Location: Brown County Golf Course

Cost/person: $125 if registered before May 25 and $135 after

Cost/foursome: $500 if registered before May 25 and $540 after

Save the date so you can join us or register today at https://uwgbscholarshipgolfouting18.eventbrite.com

For additional information, please contact Director of Alumni Relations Kari Moody at 920-465-2226 or moodyk@uwgb.edu.

Regional Networking Events

Join Chancellor Gary L. Miller and fellow alumni at a regional networking event! This is a great way to get to know other alumni living in your area. Cost to attend is $10 per person and includes heavy hors d’oeuvres. The first 50 people to register for each event receive a complimentary beverage ticket.

Fox Cities – Register here
Tues., April 10: Hilton Garden Inn, Kimberly, 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Twin Cities – Register here
Tues., April 12: Millennium, Minneapolis, 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

For more information visit regional alumni events.

UW-Green Bay Foundation announces more than $700,000 in scholarship funds available for students in 2018-19

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Foundation has informed Chancellor Gary L. Miller that it is releasing $720,700 in named endowed and annual scholarship funds which will be available to award students for the 2018-2019 academic year. This sum is four percent higher than a year ago. This total includes five new endowed scholarships. The UW-Green Bay Foundation currently administers 325 endowed and annual scholarship funds.

Increasing access to higher education at UW-Green Bay remains a top priority for the UW-Green Bay Foundation. Endowed scholarship funds grew by more than 17% in calendar year 2017, riding high on the tailwinds of the global investment environment. Growth in endowed funds results in larger scholarship awards in future years. The UW-Green Bay Foundation spending plan allows for the awarding of 4.5% of the asset balance for endowed scholarship funds.

Alumni and donors to the University consistently demonstrate through their giving that helping students through scholarship support is one their favorite charitable activities. Scholarships give students a motivational boost, letting them know others care about them and support their educational pursuits. Merit scholarships reward hard-working students with a track record of success. Need-based scholarships provide financial assistance to students demonstrating financial need.

To learn more about scholarships available to new and current students at UW-Green Bay, visit www.uwgb.edu/scholarships.

About the University Wisconsin Green Bay

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is a comprehensive public institution offering undergraduate and graduate programs to 7,158 students. The University transforms lives and communities through exceptional and award-winning teaching and research, innovative learning opportunities and a problem-solving approach to education. For more information, visit www.uwgb.edu.

Amazing opportunity to see Actors From The London Stage perform ‘Taming of the Shrew’ March 8-9

Taming-of-the-ShrewOn Thursday and Friday, March 8 and 9, 2018 at 7 p.m., the Actors From the London Stage will be performing Shakespeare’s witty, face-paced, hilarious and provocative comedy “The Taming of the Shrew,” at the University Theatre, Theatre Hall, UW-Green Bay. This organization, founded by Sir Patrick Stewart, is sending a troupe of five highly talented professional actors to UW-Green Bay. They will cover the range of characters with dynamic performances that bring the text to life, in one of Shakespeare’s most accessible and problematic comedies entertains even as it questions romantic conventions, social status, and gender norms. Purchase tickets here!

For more information about the performances, email Dr. Emily Ransom at ransome@uwgb.edu.

Good Times Programming Presents Comedian Iliza Shlesinger

418x351Good Times Programming will present comedian Iliza Shlesinger at 7:30 p.m. April 2 at the Weidner Center. Iliza is the only female and the youngest contestant to win NBC’s “Last Comic Standing.” Her debut one-hour comedy special, War Paint, reach #1 on the iTunes charts and was named one of its Top 10 Albums of 2013. Esquire Magazine named her as one of the top working comedians today! She’s currently on her first national theatre tour with “Iliza: The Confirmed Kills Tour”.

General public tickets start at $25 and are available at ticketstaronline.com and by calling 800-895-0071.