Tag: 50th Anniversary

Alumna’s P-G essay: ‘Happy 50th, UWGB!’

Community columnist Lori (Starks) Linna got into the 50th anniversary spirit with a heartfelt tribute to UW-Green Bay printed in the Saturday (Oct. 31) edition of the Green Bay Press-Gazette. She writes that she was introduced to the new university as a child in the late 1960s, when her father, the late Bernie Starks, was […]

Athletics continues to honor ‘Top 50’ Phoenix moments

Wow. When your men’s basketball team goes 30-2 and makes a run to its first national title game (vs. the legendary John Chaney’s Cheyney State, in Division II, 1978)… and that’s only No. 43 on the all-time top list of 50 greatest sports moments in UW-Green Bay history… that’s one impressive list! Intercollegiate Athletics is […]

‘Difference’ destinations include Sanctuary, Baird Creek, neighborhoods

View selected photos from Friday afternoon’s Make a Difference Day activities on Flickr. As part of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s 50th Anniversary celebration, more than 300 students, faculty and staff will participate in Make a Difference Day activities, October 23 and 24. The UWGB contingent will volunteer 1,000 hours of service Friday, October 23 […]

What a weekend! Alumni Days in photos

Alumni Days 2015

What a weekend! A special 50th Anniversary Alumni Days gave UW-Green Bay alumni and friends a chance to reunite with the campus community October 16 and 17. Among the highlights: about 70 alumni joining the UWGB Music students and faculty in concert, excitement at the Kress with the Green Bay athletics teams, mini-Bayfest in Phoenix […]

Chancellor Miller to address LIR class on UWGB history (and future)


Learning in Retirement is throwing open the doors to one of its classes that will feature a presentation by Chancellor Gary L. Miller and discussion of the institution’s 50th Anniversary. Faculty, staff and friends are invited to this Wednesday’s installment of the LIR course “Celebrating 50 Years and the Power of the Phoenix.” The session […]

Early signups strong for Make a Difference weekend


As part of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s 50th Anniversary celebration, more than 300 students, faculty and staff will participate in Make a Difference Day activities Friday and Saturday (Oct. 23 and 24). Friday afternoon work sites include Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary, Baird Creek, St. Vincent de Paul, and the Green Bay Botanical Garden. Also, […]

More than 300 UW-Green Bay students, faculty and staff joining Make a Difference Day efforts

As part of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s 50th Anniversary celebration, more than 300 students, faculty and staff will participate in Make a Difference Day activities, Friday and Saturday, October 23 and 24. The UWGB contingent will volunteer hundreds of hours of service Friday, October 23 at a number of sites in the community between […]

TV-11 here early Friday to preview Alumni Days

A remote crew from Fox 11’s “Good Day Wisconsin” will be on campus early Friday (Oct. 16) for live segments at 5:45, 6:45, 7:15 and 8:15 a.m. related to UW-Green Bay’s 50th Anniversary and Alumni Days. One segment will touch on UWGB history and preview the weekend’s activities. Others will deal with Saturday’s plans for […]

Entwistle is next ‘Last Lecturer’

Prof. Jeff Entwistle is the second speaker in UW-Green Bay’s special 50th Anniversary Last Lecture Series. The veteran faculty member will address the topic “We All Need Theatre in Our Lives and in Our Future” in his talk at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 28, in the University Union’s Christie Theatre. Entwistle says inspiration for his […]