No medals were handed out. Not one duck had to be rescued from exhaustion. But organizers of the Phoenix 500 Duck Race, held on the City Deck, downtown Green Bay, drew both attention and a few new supporters to an alumni scholarship effort. To date, 115 alumni and friends of UW-Green Bay have raised close […]
From college basketball star to Canadian rugby medalist. Wait. What? Former Green Bay women’s basketball standout Megan Lukan did the improbable. Following a stellar basketball career at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Lukan jumped at an offer to return to Canada and play for the national Canadian rugby developmental team (a sport she had given […]
UW-Green Bay senior John Danforth was just 16 when he began to formulate a plan for his future. After a discussion with a golf course superintendent, and the lure of a career that includes both sports and the outdoors, Danforth began investigating a career in the golf industry. With just a semester to go before […]
Antonio and Judith Saldaña never lost their flame after graduating from UW-Green Bay and have passed on the spark to their two children Nicholas and Savanah. This family of four proudly represents the Phoenix green. Both Antonio and Judith grew up in Green Bay, and chose to attend UWGB because it was close to home […]
He’s a versatile actor playing AJ — a burnout pothead in Comedy Central’s Workaholics, to Willie — an intense and pony-tailed redneck from Central Florida on TNT’s hit drama The Last Ship. It appears that UW-Green Bay alumnus Scotty Dickert ‘07 is well on his way to fame. Just a few months after relocating to […]
UW-Green Bay’s Environmental Management and Business Institute (EMBI) held a reception honoring UW-Green Bay’s seventh Earth Caretaker Award recipient, Neil Diboll ’78 on April 21, 2016. It was just one part of a special evening in which a number of founding faculty members for UW-Green Bay’s environmental science programs returned to celebrate the 50th Anniversary […]
As a junior in high school nearly 50 years ago, Tom McCarey couldn’t have known that getting a part-time, entry-level position in the production department at WBAY-TV would be the start of a long and distinguished broadcasting career. By the time he retired from WBAY two years ago, he had been a television news journalist […]
In UW-Green Bay’s Studio Arts Lab 112, jewelry artist Barbi Gossen feverishly sketched, etched, sanded and soldered her intricate creations into the 2015 Alumni Awards. Gossen was the artist commissioned to create the awards in this 50th Anniversary year.
As UW-Green Bay celebrates its 50th Anniversary another UWGB entity is also celebrating a milestone — The UWGB Collegiate Chapter of Habitat for Humanity is in its 20th year, and with it, a special Anniversary Celebration Alumni Build is in the works.
On Friday, October 16, 2015, friends of the former BlueWhale Coffeehouse gather at the Shorewood Golf Course Clubhouse for the return of Claudia Schmidt, Mark Dvorak, Skip Jones and Randal Harris.