Category: Giving

Grateful UW-Green Bay Scholarship recipients meet donors at Named Scholarship Reception

General Scholarship Reception

UW-Green Bay student Miranda Cisneros (pictured above with donors Steven and Janelle Maricque) was the featured speaker at the UW-Green Bay Named Scholarships Reception, hosted by the Advancement Office, Monday, April 25. The event connected donors to their grateful scholarship recipients. Nearly $550,000 in named scholarships have been awarded to UWGB students in 2015-16. Click […]

Packers Foundation awards include scholarship gift, Phuture Phoenix dollars

Phuture Phoenix Director Kim Desotell and other program representatives were on hand Tuesday (Dec. 17) for the Green Bay Packers’ Foundation annual grants awards presentation at Lambeau Field. The $750,000 in gifts included the Foundation’s largest ever-single award, the $250,000 for UW-Green Bay student scholarships we told you about earlier this month. The Packers also […]

Details on Steps to Make a Difference Walk

With one small step, you can make a difference in your community. That’s the message UW-Green Bay student organizers are using to promote the 8th annual Steps to Make a Difference Walk this Saturday (Oct. 19) on the University campus. Walkers will follow a two- or four-mile course along the beautiful fall-color-filled trails of the Cofrin […]

New scholarship is tribute to Prof. Emerita Scheberle

Many on campus have had the privilege of knowing Prof. Emerita Denise Scheberle, formerly of Public and Environmental Affairs. In tribute to Scheberle and her award-winning career as a teacher and scholar, Alison Staudinger, representing the Political Science faculty, has established the Denise Scheberle Annual Scholarship. This scholarship will be funded by a community of […]

Smile! Community comes to campus for annual holiday reception

Hundreds of friends of UW-Green Bay traveled to campus Thursday evening, Dec. 13, for the University’s annual holiday reception for campus and community supporters. The gathering took place at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts. The annual celebration allows faculty, staff, retirees, administrators, friends and supporters to celebrate the many successes of the past […]

Speaking of Thanks . . .

UW-Green Bay alumni responded admirably to the fundraising challenge last year. The goal was to raise $50,000 in new donations. In total, alumni helped raise $92,362 additional dollars last year — nearly double the goal. Including the $50,000 match from Rick Chernick and Jim Wochinske, it made for a total of $142,362 additional dollars to […]

Mueller gift funds Visiting Artist series, kicking off next week

A family that’s well known for its history of generosity toward UW-Green Bay has stepped up again, funding the Art Agency’s Visiting Artists Lecture Series that kicks off next week. Marcia Mueller, sister of the late Craig A. Mueller, a prominent UW-Green Bay donor, decided to fund the series after meeting a student with a […]

Mueller gift funds Art Agency lecture series, beginning with metalsmith April 24-25

A family that is well known for its generosity toward the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is giving back once again, funding the Visiting Artists Lecture Series of UW-Green Bay’s Art Agency. Marcia Mueller, sister of the late Captain Craig A. Mueller, decided to back the series after meeting a student artist with a contagious enthusiasm […]

Damkoehler family establishes its second endowed scholarship at UW-Green Bay

A family that is well respected throughout the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay community has established a second endowed scholarship to support the academic and creative endeavors of Art and Design students at the University. The family of UW-Green Bay Art scholarship namesake David L. Damkoehler recently established this second scholarship in memory of his wife, […]

Update: Chernick/Wochinske yields gains in alumni giving

Monday night concluded fall semester telephoning in the annual UW-Green Bay alumni phone-a-thon. Campaign coordinator Tracy Heaser of University Advancement reported recently that, so far, the number of donors and dollars pledged are up roughly one-fourth from the same time a year ago. She credits a good share of the increased participation to donors drawn […]