Tag: 50th Anniversary

Countdown continues with more Phoenix Phactoids

The countdown to our 50th anniversary continues. New since our last edition of the Log: • The amazing UW-Green Bay women’s basketball program had its two greatest seasons earlier this decade, with a trip to the Sweet 16 one year and an AP Top 10 finish the next. For a vintage photo and more. • […]

More Phoenix history factoids

The countdown to our 50th anniversary continues. New since our last edition of the Log: • The when, how and who of the naming of the “1965 Room.” • UW-Green Bay was an early innovator in reaching out to older residents/taxpayers. • Founding Chancellor Edward Weidner’s first office space on campus? An old farmhouse.

More Phoenix history factoids

The countdown to our 50th anniversary continues. New since our last edition of the Log: • Origins of the student newspaper name “The Fourth Estate” • UW-Green Bay was an early innovator in public television and over-the-air instruction • In the late 1960s and early 1970s, older Americans had great reservations about college campuses, the […]

UW-Green Bay adjusts schedule for ’50 Years’ celebration on Sept. 2

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay has announced a revised schedule for Wednesday, Sept. 2, and a more detailed lineup of campus and community events marking the golden anniversary of the day in 1965 when Gov. Warren Knowles signed legislation creating a new four-year university for Northeastern Wisconsin. Among the highlights: The “50 Years of UW-Green […]

Phoenix history factoids: Weidner vision, skiing Badger

The countdown to our 50th anniversary continues. On Wednesday, we posted web factoid No. 2 from our 50-day series: It was about founding Chancellor Edward Weidner’s sixth sense in seeing, not dead people, but future buildings. Today, the post displays the weirdly memorable “Water-Skiing Badgers” logo of UWGB’s first year of intercollegiate athletics.

WPS donation helps mark UW-Green Bay’s 50th

Wisconsin Public Service Foundation has donated $5,000 to the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay to help underwrite special events and activities celebrating the 50th anniversary of the school’s founding in 1965. Karmen Lemke, manager of community relations for WPS, and Ron Antonneau, director of governmental affairs, visited campus earlier this week to make the presentation. Wisconsin […]

WPS joins in celebrating UW-Green Bay’s 50th

Wisconsin Public Service Foundation has donated $5,000 to the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay to help underwrite special events and activities celebrating the 50th anniversary of the school’s founding in 1965. Posing as part of a check-presentation meeting on campus in late June were, from left, Shannon Badura of the University Advancement staff; Karmen Lemke, manager […]

Weidner announces 50th anniversary pricing

In honor of UW-Green Bay’s upcoming and yearlong 50th anniversary celebration the Weidner Center is announcing a three-performance package for only $50. It includes Cirque Mechanics: Pedal Punk, L.A. Theatre Works’ Bram Stroker’s Dracula, and Mnozil Brass, quickly becoming an international sensation (technical virtuosity and comedic brilliance).

Campus users encouraged to use ‘50th logo’

Organizers of the University’s year-long 50th Anniversary celebration are encouraging the use of the new 50th Anniversary logo and have made it easy to download. The logo can replace the official University logo during the yearlong celebration ending September 1, 2016, for short-run printed materials (invitations, letterhead, etc.) and web and social pages. It should […]

UW-Green Bay 50th Anniversary will feature faculty lecture series

The lineup is set for the UW-Green Bay 50th Anniversary “Last Lecture Series” for the 2015-16 academic year. Each presentation is a Wednesday event beginning at 7 p.m. in the Union’s Christie Theatre. The lineup of distinguished faculty lecturers: Sept. 23 — Derek Jeffreys, Professor, Humanistic Studies “The Mystery of the Person: Teaching Philosophy and […]