Tag: 50th Anniversary

Make a Difference work day


Distributed campuswide but repeated here for the record: As part of the 50th Anniversary Celebration and Common Theme-Engaging in Public Life, the University is participating in a coordinated UWGB-Make a Difference Day event from 1 to 4 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 23. Employees interested in participating are encouraged to work with their supervisor for approval. […]

Art faculty of UW-Green Bay (age 50) to exhibit at Neville Museum (age 100)


The teaching faculty of UW-Green Bay have been invited to exhibit art at the Neville Public Museum in co-celebration of the museum’s 100th anniversary and the University’s 50th. The anniversary art show will run from Jan. 22 to March 13, 2016 on the mezzanine of the museum. Participating faculty are Kristy Deetz, Sarah Detweiler, Carol […]

Athletics starts countdown of 50 top moments


In celebration of the University of Wisconsin–Green Bay’s 50th Anniversary, Green Bay Phoenix Athletics will be counting down the top 50 moments in the program’s history. The list was finalized by a focus group that works closely with Phoenix athletics. Nos. 49 and 50, unveiled this week, are the record-setting hot streak of current golfer […]

Jeffreys Last Lecture now on video

Knowing that not everyone can make it back to UW-Green Bay for an evening, mid-week presentation, 50th Anniversary staff asked that presentations from the Last Lecture Series be videotaped. Humanistic Studies Prof. Derek Jeffreys was the first to present a lecture on a topic he would choose, if it was to be his very last.

UW-Green Bay 50th Anniversary presents ‘Last Lecture Series’

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay has announced its lineup for a “Last Lecture Series” during the 2015-16 academic year in celebration of the University’s 50th anniversary. Each month, a UW-Green Bay faculty member will give a public presentation on a topic of his or her choice. Presenters were asked to convey what lecture they would […]

Images: A golden evening for ‘Backyard Bash’

It was a cool way to celebrate UW-Green Bay’s 50th anniversary and the first day of fall semester 2015. The annual Backyard Bash — a free cookout for new and continuing students — offered something extra with remarks, music and giveaways related to the University’s golden anniversary. Chancellor Gary L. Miller and Student Government President […]

Press-Gazette: ‘UW-Green Bay a vital part of our community’

The Green Bay Press-Gazette published an editorial Sunday (Sept. 6) congratulating UW-Green Bay on its 50th anniversary. “A four-year public university can have a positive impact on the surrounding community,” the editorial noted, offering a few examples. “With its student body of about 7,000, it gives area high school students who want to go to […]

A sampling of 50th coverage: Chancellor, Fox 11, video, more

The physical growth of the campus (enormous)… the move to Division I athletics… building the Weidner Center through the generosity of the community. Those were some of the tangible changes on the UWGB landscape over its first 50 years, Chancellor Gary L. Miller told WBAY-TV 2 in an interview earlier this week. “Green Bay is […]