UW-Green Bay is seeking comments from the public in preparation for periodic evaluation by its regional accrediting agency. UW-Green Bay will host a visit October 9 and 10, 2017 with a team representing the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), which will review the institution’s ongoing ability to meet HLC’s Criteria for Accreditation. The University has been HLC-accredited since 1972. For more information on the HLC Accreditation process and the importance to UW-Green Bay, visit www.uwgb.edu/accreditation. The public is invited to address substantive matters related to the quality of the institution or its academic programs by September 9 to the HLC. Comments must be in writing at:
-HLC website at www.hlcommission.org/comment or
-Public Comment on the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604-1411
Nearly 1,000 fans participated in the first-ever Rock the Resch event, Friday, Feb. 25, 2017, at the The Bar on Holmgren Way and the Resch Center. The “homecoming-type” tailgate sponsored by the UW-Green Bay Alumni Association preceded a fan March to the Resch and a Phoenix men’s basketball game. Didn’t make it? The video and photo gallery will give you a taste of what you missed and why you will want to register next year.
Click to view the album on Flickr.
Rock the Resch is a super cool event especially for UWGB alumni and students. We’ve put together an awesome tailgate party at The Bar on Holmgren Way. Your tickets include lots of great food and two drink tickets, an epically awesome, long sleeve Rock the Resch tee, and fun swag to cheer on the Phoenix at the game. The band “Feel Good Kids” will perform and the UW-Green Bay Pep Band, Green Bay cheerleaders and Phlash will be there too. Finally, there will be lots of drawings for fantastic prizes.
Date: Friday, Feb. 24
Time: Tailgate Party from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., Green Bay men’s basketball game vs. Oakland, 6 p.m.
Location: Tailgate Party at The Bar on Holmgren Way, Game at the Resch Center
Cost: $30 for alumni and adult guests, $10 for children age 17 and under
Registration: Visit Rock the Resch and register by Feb. 23
Share advice with the next generation of UWGB alumni
Seasoned alumni, we’re looking to you to share some advice with the soon-to-be newest group of alumni. Share your advice with the Dec. 2016 graduating class, by posting your answer on this Facebook post or by emailing your response to email@example.com. Please include your graduation year, employer and position. We will share your inspiring words with the graduating class!
On Instagram? Get a glimpse at LifeatUWGB or share your life as an alum
Last semester, a new Instagram account called “LifeatUWGB” began taking applications from volunteer Phoenix looking to show the UWGB experience through photos and videos! Volunteer hosts of this account have included the campus photographer/videographer, a member of the swim and dive team, the chair of the Psychology department, and more… Each host shares their life as a Phoenix through posts for a week. Following this account is a perfect way for alumni to get a glimpse into life on campus at their alma mater and to connect with other Phoenix! (To follow the account, search for username “LifeatUWGB” on Instagram.)
The organizer of the account is looking to add alumni hosts to the mix. If interested in sharing your life as UWGB alum, apply to host here. Questions may be directed to UWGB social media specialist, Jena Richter Landers.
“Thanks For Giving” Sale-Donate a canned good or cash and receive a discount on apparel and gift items. 1 item=10%, 2 items=20%, 3 items or $5=30% November 21-25. Store closed for Thanksgiving but OPEN Black Friday 8 am – 4:30 pm. Sorry, no online promo code.
Holiday Sale- December 1-3. 25% Off Storewide (sorry, no textbooks). Pictures with Santa December 2, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm. Online promo code: HOLIDAY
Shop online November 20-26 and December 4-21 and receive free freight! Promo code “FREESHIP”.
As always, show your Alumni ID Card and receive 10% off your purchase (no textbooks, one discount per transaction). The lifetime Alumni ID Card costs just $10 and allows you to take advantage of benefits throughout campus including on-campus discounts and special promotions from The Phoenix Bookstore, Green Bay Athletics, the Weidner Center, Marcus Cinema East and more. To learn more about the benefits of the card or to order, visit Alumni ID Card.
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 2011 and/or have a deep understanding of their field. Visit alumni mentor program to sign up before Dec. 17.
- 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. 17, claim your FREE Phoenix PRIDE Shirt and stand in line with fellow alums to cheer on UWGB’s fall 2016 graduating class.
- High School Recruiters: Go back to your high school alma mater or a high school in your community and speak to prospective students about your experience at UW-Green Bay. Students want to know how higher education can help them land their dream job. You are the perfect person to share how UWGB did just that, for you. If interested, contact Alumni Director, Kari Moody at firstname.lastname@example.org for guidelines on how to make your way back to high school to recruit prospective students.
- Alumni Board Committees: Serve on either the Student/Alumni Engagement or Fund Development committees. We need help planning and executing alumni events and raising money to support the scholarships the Association gives on an annual basis. If interested, or if you have any questions, please contact Board Development Committee Chair Karen Michaels at email@example.com.
Green Bay men’s and women’s basketball are back in action and it’s more fun to cheer on the Phoenix together.
Wednesday, Dec. 14: Green Bay men vs. UW-Madison
Pre-Game Party: 6 p.m., State Street Brat
Game Time: 8 p.m., Green Bay vs. Wisconsin, Kohl Center, Madison, WI
Registration: To purchase your $35 tickets, call the Green Bay Athletics Ticket Office at 920-465-2625. Tickets are available on a first come, first served basis.
Thursday, Dec. 15: Green Bay women vs. UW-Madison in Green Bay
Package includes your ticket to the Green Bay women’s basketball game against UW-Madison, and a full buffet in the Phoenix Club. The spread will feature wings, pizza, chips and dip, cheese and sausage, fruit and dessert. In addition, each guest will receive Phoenix swag to cheer on their favorite team.
Cost of the ticket-and-tailgate alumni package is $15 for adults and $10 for children (under age 18).
Pre-Game Party: 5:30 p.m., Phoenix Club, University Union, UWGB
Game Time: 7 p.m., Green Bay vs. UW-Madison, Kress Events Center
Registration: Register by Dec. 9 at https://gbwbbtixtailg8.eventbrite.com