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Alumni spotlight: Richard Kendrick enjoys first week (and every day) of school

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It’s the first week of school and UW-Green Bay alumnus Richard Kendrick ’08 is excited… When the students return from summer break to Madison Area Technical College, Kendricks’ day kicks into high gear. And he wouldn’t have it any other way. Kendrick is a mathematics instructor, math adviser and a member of the honors faculty […]

August is ‘Make a Will’ month, alumnus Greg Babcock ’03 has some advice

August is “Make a Will” month. Alumnus Greg Babcock ’03 (Political Science), an attorney with Wanezek, Jaekels, Daul & Babcock, S.C., Green Bay, provides expertise and advice on the subject: Don’t put it off “I talk to people nearly every week who tell me that they have wanted to get a will and other estate documents completed […]

While others return to their roots, alumnus Mike Steavpack returns to the turf

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Mike Steavpack’s communications career got its kick-start on the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay soccer field. Now, 40 years and nine Emmy awards later, the 1982 Phoenix graduate (Communication and the Arts) returned to where it all began, serving as master of ceremonies for the dedication of the new $4.9 million Kress Family Outdoor Recreation Complex […]

Alumnus Chow Chong’s Kites Over Lake Michigan brings people to Two Rivers

Chow Chong ’83 (Business Administration) started Kites Over Lake Michigan, because of a personal passion to see a kite festival and he figured it would attract more people to Two Rivers. When he first started, 13 years ago, he asked local businesses to help with funding. A local hotel owner helped him with setting the dates, […]

Do you know what a quiet place sounds like? UW-Green Bay alumnus has an idea

Audio Ecologist Gordon Hempton ’76 (Population Dynamics) started a non-profit back in 2005 called One Square Inch of Silence, which focuses on preserving quiet places — places with no human sound. Hempton and his mentee Matt Mikkelsen recorded the sound of silence in Washington’s Olympic National Park. Read the full story, and listen to the audio recording […]

Former Phoenix women’s basketball star new assistant coach for UW-Parkside

Former Phoenix women’s basketball star Sarah Eichler ’13 (Elementary Education) was appointed UW-Parkside women’s basketball assistant coach. The Phoenix won four straight Horizon League titles during her tenure here and she was the 31st player in the program history to reach 1,000 points. After graduating she played professionally in Copenhagen, Denmark for one season. Kenosha News […]

Former Milwaukee Art Museum Director among those to be honored at UW-Green Bay’s annual Alumni Awards

UW-Green Bay to honors its ‘most distinguished’ and ‘outstanding recent’ alumni, October 2, 2018 at evening celebration The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay will recognize five meritorious graduates of the institution at the 2018 Alumni Association Awards Night, Tuesday, October 2, 2018. This year’s honorees are Daniel Keegan ’72, Sheila Kohl ’96 and ’05 and Doug […]

Alumnus Barkley takes the reins of Purple Aces AAU program

Former Green Bay men’s basketball guard Cordero Barkley ’09 and ’16 (Business Administration and Management) is taking over program director duties for the Purple Aces AAU team. Barkley just completed his seventh season with the Purple Aces. The Press-Gazette’s Scott Venci has the story. Barkley will be one of three graduates to receive an Outstanding […]

Children’s Business Fair, August 22, has new location

The first annual Children’s Business Fair on Wednesday, August 22 from 4 to 7 p.m. has a new location — at Gather on Broadway — 139 N. Broadway, Green Bay. Stop by on your way to or from the Wednesday evening Farmers Market on Broadway. The Children’s Business Fair is a summer project with local […]