Dietrich and teammates are credited for the start of Green Bay youth soccer When Erich Dietrich arrived on the University of Wisconsin–Green Bay campus in the fall of 1970 soccer was somewhat of a foreign concept. With the sport in its infancy in this country, college teams reached out to foreign-born players like the native […]
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 […]
Congratulations to the UW-Green Bay Alumni Association on yet another successful Scholarship Golf Outing. The 37th annual raised nearly $24,000 designated for scholarships. You can already save the date for next year’s outing — Friday, June 8. Although it’s never about the winning (everybody who dedicates a day to play is a winner) we have […]
“Don’t let her humble demeanor fool you.” That is how a feature story on UW-Green Bay graduate Tina Sauerhammer begins. The University’s youngest-ever graduate, eventual Miss Wisconsin and now a surgeon with Prevea Health in the Green Bay community, Sauerhammer discusses her journey, which includes championing organ donation and mentoring girls and young women.
In this short video, you will see the power and passion that goes into a UW-Green Bay degree and just what the celebration means for those who braved the wintery weather to participate in Fall Commencement 2016. (Fun “b-roll” includes a tractor with power brush leading grads from parking lot to the Weidner Center).
Vincenzo (Vince) Badalamenti, a psychology major, was chosen to speak on behalf of his graduating class in UW-Green Bay’s December 2016 Commencement ceremony. Using a six-sided Rubik’s Cube to demonstrate his main point — that graduates have been influenced by six different spheres including parents, family members, friends, co-workers, educators, and even random people — and […]
Not only are they smart, passionate and forward-thinking, but the recipients of the 2016 University of Wisconsin-Green Bay distinguished and outstanding recent alumni awards are incredibly grateful for their UW-Green Bay experience and humbled by the honor. The annual Alumni Awards were held October 4 on the stage of the Weidner Center stage for the […]
Alumnus Kevin Wellens talks about his path to UW-Green Bay, his experience with “wonderful” music faculty and what it is like to sing before 80,000 people at the Green Bay Packers Lambeau Field this fall. Wellens was selected for the honor by UWGB music faculty members Sarah Meredith, Courtney Sherman and Randy Meder based on […]
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 […]