Alumni presence secures Schwabe gift

Schwabe gift to UW-Green BayThanks to a generous donation from Schwabe, parent company of Enzymatic Therapy and employer of numerous UW-Green Bay alumni (some are pictured above), UW-Green Bay got its pick of rotary evaporation equipment, an extensive glassware selection and more. The equipment, which would be worth an estimated $15,000 to $20,000 if purchased new, was donated and appreciated. Click here to see a video, photos and to read more.

Green Innovations, April 20-21

Waste or Wasted Opportunity? EMBI Green Innovations April 20-21, 2011

Don’t waste this opportunity to hear from leaders and experts in areas of waste transformation and management for the agricultural, industrial, municipal and institutional sectors. Featuring Wisconsin’s premiere showing of the award-winning documentary, DIVE! Living Off America’s Waste (www.divethefilm.com) and a post-documentary forum with the film’s producer.

Only $79, pre-registration. For more information, go to www.uwgb.edu/embi.

Food Drive Volunteers Needed

The UW-Green Bay Alumni Association is teaming up with Festival Foods for the Association’s annual food drive to benefit local food pantries. Volunteers are needed to help out at these Festival Foods locations: Howard-Suamico, De Pere, Green Bay East & West, Manitowoc, Appleton West, Darboy, Fond du Lac, and Oshkosh. Volunteers will be handing out flyers from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Saturday, March 26.

Interested in helping?  Contact the Alumni Office at  920-465-2586 or alumni@uwgb.edu.

Congratulations to our Young Professionals

The Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce hosted the Current Young Professionals Awards on Thursday, Jan. 27 and several UW-Green Bay alumni were presented with the “Future 15” honor.

Congratulations to:

Jody Weyers ’96, volunteer and communications director, American Red Cross
Jacqueline Frank ’00, executive director, National Railroad Museum
Ryan Price ’07, partner development coordinator, Schreiber Foods
Mary Frank-Arlt ’08, community relations specialist, Wisconsin Public Service

Though not an alum, congratulations also to Adi Redzic, program director at The Mauthe Center, (formerly the Ecumenical Center).