Tag: 50th Anniversary

Celebrating the 50th, ’70s style

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They were UWGB’s first students — watching the campus grow from corn field to conglomerate — and some even helped move in the furniture that can still be found in remote pockets of campus. They are the UW-Green Bay graduates of the Class of 1970, and they returned to campus recently to celebrate the University’s […]

Early grads help celebrate UWGB’s 50th

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A busy day of public events celebrating the 50th anniversary of UWGB’s founding opened with a Wednesday morning breakfast program in the University Union’s Phoenix Room. The University’s first Student Government Association president, Scott Knapp, was the keynote speaker. Now the CEO of Central Maine Community College, Knapp shared memories of his relationship with Founding […]

Bookstore plans ‘BOGO 50’ (or ‘BOGOHO’) sale this Friday

It’s an End of summer Phoenix Friday special this Friday (Aug. 28) at The Phoenix Bookstore in the University Union. Gear up for UWGB’s 50th Anniversary with what they’re calling a “BOGO 50.” Buy any apparel or gift item and get a second 50 percent off. Buy One, Get One, Half Off (BOGOHO).

Phoenix Athletics announces plans to celebrate UWGB’s 50th


In celebration of the 50th anniversary of UW-Green Bay, the Green Bay Athletic Department has announced a number of new initiatives for the 2015-16 season: For the first time since 2011, Green Bay Athletics will induct a new class into the Athletics Hall of Fame this coming winter, scheduled for a home basketball weekend. Nominations […]

More ‘Phactoids’: London, corn tent, recycling

The countdown to our 50th anniversary continues. New since our last edition of the Log: • A large contingent of UW-Green Bay students — more than 100 juniors and seniors, which back then was close to 5 percent of the student body — spent January 1970 in London with the new university’s first overseas study […]

Reminder: ‘Turn the Market Green’ on Sept. 2

On Wednesday, Sept. 2, UW-Green Bay alumni, faculty and staff will “Turn the Market Green” with a special UWGB night at the downtown Farmers Market, timed to coincide with the 50th anniversary of UW-Green Bay’s founding. Attendees are invited to wear their Phoenix Green and to visit the UW-Green Bay booth near the corner of […]