Tag: alumni

Alfonzo McKinnie gets call for 3-on-3 USA Basketball World Championships

UW-Green Bay graduate Alfonzo McKinnie ’15 will represent the United States this week (Oct. 11-15) in the 2016 FIBA 3×3 World Championships in Guangzhou, China. The former Phoenix earned his spot on this exclusive team after winning the 2016 USA Basketball 3×3 National Tournament on Aug. 27-28 at the United States Olympic Training Center in […]

Video: Phoenix Tales – Music Alumnus Kevin Wellens Sings at Lambeau Field


Alumnus Kevin Wellens talks about his path to UW-Green Bay, his experience with “wonderful” music faculty and what it is like to sing before 80,000 people at the Green Bay Packers Lambeau Field this fall. Wellens was selected for the honor by UWGB music faculty members Sarah Meredith, Courtney Sherman and Randy Meder based on […]

Exhibit featured alumni art

Art faculty chair Sarah Detweiler organized an exhibition “Renegade, Low Brow & Outsider Art,” at Arketype, Thursday, Sept. 15. The exhibition featured local artist Mark Woosencraft and the late Wesley Willis —a key figure in the history of punk music in the United States and the history of the punk scene in Green Bay. The exhibit […]

Weidner presents “Rockin’ Road to Dublin” — Promotional offer for Alumni

The new sensation changing the Irish Dance world, Rockin’ Road to Dublin, is coming to the Weidner Center Tuesday, Sept. 27. Created by the 2009 World Champion of Irish Dance Scott Doherty and worldwide touring Irish musician Chris Smith, Rockin’ Road is the new generation of Irish music and dance. The show begins at 7:30 […]

UWGB Alumni Johnson and Engstrom complete a 140-mile race for MyTeamTriumph


UW-Green Bay Psychology and Human Development 2005 graduate Chris Engstrom says that she and her racing partner, Eric Johnson, are motivated by five words. ‘Go big or go home.’ Though fatigued, Engstrom and Johnson returned home to northeastern Wisconsin on Monday from an extended weekend in Madison, riding the adrenaline from the big feat they had […]

Dickman ’82 and Breakthrough Fuels is award finalist

Breakthrough Fuels led by CEO/Chief Innovation Officer Craig Dickman ’82 has been named a finalist by the Wisconsin Economic Development Association (WEDA) for the annual Community and Economic Development Awards in the Economic Driver-Investing in Wisconsin category. The award recognizes a business that continues to invest in their Wisconsin business operations, human capital, and communities […]

UWGB music alumnus sings anthem at Packers game

If you were one of the nearly 80,000 attending last night’s Green Bay Packers preseason game, you were well aware of the fabulous performance by UWGB 2016 graduate Kevin Wellens. The opportunity was made available, in part, by the Packers partnership. Congrats to Kevin. We’ve got a stirring photo and some facebook chatter, here.

Megan Lukan says Olympic journey is all about family (Green Bay family, too)

Former UW-Green Bay basketball player Megan Lukan is overwhelmed by the amount of support she received following her participation and bronze medal win at the 2016 Summer Olympics. The Barrie Examiner highlighted her journey and the support she received along the way. Read the article and her reaction to her Olympic journey