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.
They were UWGB’s first students — watching the campus grow from corn field to conglomerate — and some even helped move in the furniture that can still be found in remote pockets of campus. They are the UW-Green Bay graduates of the Class of 1970, and they returned to campus recently to celebrate the University’s […]
An early morning rain transitioned into sunny skies just in time for the shotgun start to the 35th annual UW-Green Bay Scholarship Golf Outing, Friday, June 12. One of the Alumni Association’s longest-standing events, the outing set a new record for dollars raised with more than $15,000 generated for student scholarships through fees, sponsorships, raffles […]
Jeff Pagels’ success as an inspirational author, speaker, Olympic-caliber athlete, natural-resource manager and all-around good guy is fueled by his love for the outdoors and his determination to rise above life’s challenges. Pagels received his master’s degree from UW-Green Bay in 1986.
The recipe for pizza dough is relatively simple… flour, sugar, yeast, salt, water and a little olive oil. The recipe for a successful and growing wholesale pizza-crust company is a bit more complicated. Randy Charles, a 1987 UW-Green Bay Business Administration grad, keeps that recipe close to the vest.
Julia Shariff is still wrapping her head around the possibility of one day being called, “Dr. Shariff.” The May 2015 UW-Green Bay Human Biology and Spanish graduate took a major step toward her long-awaited goal with recent acceptance into the inaugural class of the Medical College of Wisconsin-Green Bay. Classes begin this summer. “To be […]
After years apart, one alumnus is returning to his Green Bay area roots. Brian Simons, a 1998 History graduate, has been appointed the new director of the Brown County Library System. “The board is extremely impressed with Brian’s experience, knowledge and commitment,” said Board President Kathy Pletcher. “His results-driven leadership style, record of innovation, fiscal […]