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Warner’s philanthropy class presents $10,000 to Family Services

Warner’s philanthropy class presents $10,000 to Family Services

Students in the UW-Green Bay Strategic Philanthropy course announced a $10,000 grant to Family Services’ Transitional Living Program in a ceremony Thursday, May 7. Students in the course taught by Associate Prof. Lora Warner of Public and Environmental Affairs are provided $10,000 by the Learning by Giving Foundation to give to a deserving organization in […]

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Friends Rissel, Sharon: New program spotlights fine art of scholarships

Friends Rissel, Sharon: New program spotlights fine art of scholarships

Endowed scholarship programs bring students and donors together. Sometimes the “coming together” is figurative, as when a young person’s college dreams get a boost through funding from a large foundation, an out-of-state philanthropist or a scholarship endowment established many decades earlier by someone the recipient will never meet. Other times, the connection is face to […]

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The Schobers: Couple gives for community — and for mom

The Schobers: Couple gives for community — and for mom

Tom Schober and Suzan Schober Murray have plenty of reasons to give back to UW-Green Bay. For one, the bayshore campus is practically in their front yard. For another, Suzan is a master’s grad and Tom spent a dozen years on the University’s Founders Association Board of Directors. They love on-campus activities and are keenly […]

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UWGB Philanthropy Club makes strides with ‘Steps to Make a Difference Walk’

UWGB Philanthropy Club makes strides with ‘Steps to Make a Difference Walk’

More than 100 walkers raised $4,658 to be shared among four local charities in the Steps to Make a Difference Walk last Saturday, April 11. House of Hope, myTeam Triumph, Kenya Help, and Live54218 will benefit. The total includes a $2000 matching grant from the Giving 2.0 Foundation. The Phoenix Philanthropy Club members organized the […]

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The Andersons: Fans, donors and patriots

The Andersons: Fans, donors and patriots

There is no question from November to mid-March where Kathy and Lee Anderson’s loyalties lie — with the UW-Green Bay women’s basketball program. From the home of the Phoenix to the home of the Huskies, from Green Bay to Dallas, Texas, or Ames, Iowa, the Andersons can be found in the stands rooting for their […]

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Annual Steps to Make a Difference Walk has a $2,000 match this year

Annual Steps to Make a Difference Walk has a $2,000 match this year

There aren’t many student-run charity walks that can boast raising more than $45,000 in five years. But the UW-Green Bay Steps to Make a Difference Walk can claim just that. This year’s annual walk will be held on Saturday, April 11 beginning at 10 a.m. and starting at the Mauthe Center. The walk, organized by […]

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Where philanthropy is a team game

Where philanthropy is a team game

At Bay Tek Games and MCL Industries in Pulaski, a culture of giving back pervades life in the workplace — and beyond. It’s in the way the businesses give 10 percent of their profits to charitable causes — and in how each month, two employees from each company are randomly selected and awarded $500 for […]

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Giving back: Morgridges ‘planting trees’ for next generation

Giving back: Morgridges ‘planting trees’ for next generation

UW-Green Bay students, parents and a number of UWGB staff members and administrators had the extreme pleasure of meeting with John and Tashia Morgridge and the Executive Director of their “Fund for Wisconsin Scholars (FFWS),” Mary Gulbrandsen, Monday, March 9.

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‘It’s still a wonderful life’ says Warner

‘It’s still a wonderful life’ says Warner

The good news according to UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Lora Warner, is that research supports that Brown County is still highly valued for its quality of life. Warner (above with her students) presented to a near-capacity crowd at UW-Green Bay’s After Thoughts event, Tuesday, March 3. The director of UW-Green Bay’s Center for Public Affairs […]

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Alumni grab center stage with generosity

Alumni grab center stage with generosity

In the last few years UW-Green Bay has virtually doubled the number of endowed scholarships it has available to students. The school’s graduates helped make that happen. UW-Green Bay alumni or alumni couples created a long list of new endowed scholarships in the past two years. Steve ’78 and Janelle Maricque ’82, at left center […]

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