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Alumni volunteers needed

Care to share your time and talents representing UW-Green Bay and our alumni? We currently have needs for the following events, boards and committees.

  • Alumni Mentors: Have a meaningful impact on a new UW-Green Bay graduate by serving as a year-long mentor. We provide you guidance to mentor effectively. Interested mentors should have graduated on or before 2012 and/or have a deep understanding of their field. Email alumni@uwgb.edu by Dec. 8, if interested in serving as a mentor.
  • Commencement Receiving Line: Congratulate and welcome our newest graduates to the Alumni Association by volunteering for the Commencement receiving line. It is easy and fun! Arrive at the Weidner Center by 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 16, claim your FREE Phoenix PRIDE Shirt and stand in line with fellow alums to cheer on UWGB’s fall 2017 graduating class. Email moodyk@uwgb.edu by Dec. 13, if interested.

Save the Date: 38th Annual Scholarship Golf Outing at Brown County Golf Course

2016 Alumni Golf Outing

It was such a great time last year that we are returning to Brown County Golf Course for the 38th Annual Scholarship Golf Outing. 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

Evening in Photos-Alumni Awards

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In an emotional, honoring evening, amidst a full house on the Weidner Center stage, six UW-Green Bay alumni were recognized for their outstanding achievement at the Alumni Awards and Recognition Dinner, Oct. 5, 2017.

Those honored for distinguished achievements were Stacey Nellen-Kolze ’98 (Technical Theatre), owner of Nell’s Wigs and Boutique; Marty (Martha) Stanley ’77 (Managerial Systems), president of Dynamic Dialog, Inc.; and John Mathys ’87 (Business Administration) and David Withbroe ’87 (Business Administration and Communication Processes), co-owners of Dental City. Recipients of Outstanding Recent Alumni Awards are Sherry Aaholm ’14 and ’16 (Business Administration and Master’s in Sustainable Management), the vice president and chief information officer of Cummins Inc. and Mary Frank-Arlt ’08 (Business Administration and Psychology), a strategic communications professional with Kohler Co.

In his acceptance speech, Withbroe summed-up the sentiments of all of the award winners… “To answer the questions… ‘What role or part did my UWGB experience help get me where I am today? What part did it have for me personally?’ ‘EVERYTHING.’” See the photos.

View the album on Flickr.

Join us for our Annual Meeting

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Join fellow alumni and the Alumni Association Board of Directors for a night of networking and a chance to learn what’s taking place at your alma mater and how you can get involved as an alumnus.

Date: Tuesday, October 17
Time: 5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. (Annual Meeting will begin at 6 p.m.)
Location: Sprecher Brewing Company
Cost: $10 per person, includes lots of fantastic hors d’oeuvres
Registration Details: Please register by Friday, October 13 at Annual Meeting. The first 50 alumni to register receive a complimentary drink ticket with your registration.

Questions, email Director of Alumni Relations Kari Moody at moodyk@uwgb.edu.

5th Edition Phoenix PRIDE Shirt

Designers Lacey Panzarella ’07, Betsy Hansen ’08, Kimberly Schwarzenbart ’17 and  Susan Heim ’94 go head-to-head or shall we say, “shirt-to-shirt” to raise funds for scholarships. Vote for the t-shirt design you like best! The winning tee will be available for purchase in-store and online at the Phoenix Bookstore beginning November 2017. Voting is open today thorough Oct. 20. Watch your alumni news to see which Phoenix PRIDE Shirt our alumni will be stylin’ this year!

Vote today at Phoenix PRIDE Shirt.

UWGB Make a Difference Day

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Across the nation, millions of people unite with a common mission – to improve their lives and the lives of others by doing good. On Friday, October 27, UW-Green Bay students, alumni, faculty and staff will be giving back to the greater Green Bay community, volunteering at various locations. Make a Difference Day is an annual event which takes place on the fourth Saturday of every October.

Create a group or go by yourself! Either way, let’s make a difference together!

Check out UWGB Make a Difference Day to see all of the activities you can help with!

Register here.

Champions of Magic 2017 Tour

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The five world-class illusionists that make up the Champions Of Magic come to the USA for the first time following four years touring the UK with sold out shows, rave reviews and a run in London’s West End.

With over 20 million online views between them, this cast of Britain’s top magicians includes international award winners presenting incredible mind reading, stunning close-up magic and daring large-scale illusions. Their skills have been seen around the world on TV with appearances on The CW’s “Penn & Teller: Fool Us,” CNN’s ” A Quest For Magic” and NBC’s “Caught On Camera With Nick Cannon.”

Witness the impossible, including disappearances, levitation, teleportation and a heart stopping finale, all presented with lighting and special effects to rival the biggest theatrical spectacles.

Use the code UWGBMAGIC to receive $10 off your ticket.

(Excludes VIP level ticket price and not valid on previous purchases.)   

You can purchase your tickets by ordering online at WeidnerCenter.com, by phone 800-895-0071, or in person at the UWGB University Ticketing and Information Center and at Ticket Star locations.