It was another beautiful day for the fourth annual UW-Green Bay Retiree Association Benefit Golf Outing on August 15, 2014. Nearly 40 golfers and dinner guests – including alumni, current employees, and friends of the University – joined retired UW-Green Bay faculty and staff at Shorewood Golf course in order to have fun and raise […]
Student success is often tied to engagement. UW-Green Bay students took advantage of the beautiful weather, and the new volleyball courts situated in Phoenix Park to engage in a little friendly volleyball competition last weekend. They enjoyed the annual Res Life Olympics, Backyard Bash, Groovin Grounds and more, during “Welcome Week.”
With the help of Chancellor Gary Miller’s putt on the first green, the team of Sue Bodilly, Joe Schoenebeck and Bill Shay, captured a two-under par victory at the 3rd Annual UWGB Convocation Open, yesterday (Thursday, August 28). Participants included faculty, staff, alumni, retirees and friends. Chancellor Miller hit the ceremonial first ball off the […]
More than 600 new freshmen arriving at Residence Life to unpack their stuff and fill their new rooms were met by an army of volunteers — staff, faculty, the chancellor and other top administrators — as Move-In Day 2014 came off like clockwork. A good time was had by all. Click thumbnails to enter slideshow […]
A group of 10 UW-Green Bay students joined a multinational Habitat for Humanity Coalition this summer, embarking on a Global Village trip to the typhoon-ravaged Philippines to build both homes and lifelong memories. After an ambitious fundraising push — all told, the group raised more than $32,000 in six months — the students and their Habitat Adviser, UW-Green Bay Dean of Enrollment Services Michael Stearney, departed for Manila July 30.
A contingent of UW-Green Bay student beekeepers got to taste the fruits of their labor July 29, harvesting honey from two new hives located near the campus Heating and Cooling Plant Building. The project is up and running thanks to a new student organization, the GBees, with the hives and their tenants arriving on campus this spring.
There was a class for every interest — and every age — at Grandparents’ University 2014, held July 10-11 on the UW-Green Bay campus. From nutrition to rocketry, game theory to geology, nearly 200 grandparents and grandchildren enjoyed multigenerational fun in learning during the two-day program. This was the eighth year for UW-Green Bay’s GPU, […]
It was a terrific turnout for Phoenix Friday on the Fox June 27, as UW-Green Bay students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends gathered for good music and great company in downtown Green Bay. The gathering was held in conjunction with the city of Green Bay’s Fridays on the Fox free concert series, which has become a fixture on the downtown CityDeck in recent years.
Summer Camps are in full swing. Dan Moore, from the Office of Outreach and Adult Access, captured the flurry of activity in the first four UW-Green Bay camps of the summer season.
Alumni and friends raised a record $15,000 in scholarships during the annual Alumni Scholarship Golf Outing, Friday, June 13, and according to Alumni Director Kari Moody, had a blast doing it. UWGB’s Vets 4 Vets Club also raised $1,000-plus that will go toward scholarships for veterans who are enrolled at UWGB. A record number of golfers — the 144 maximum — participated in the 2014 event.