Tag: alumni

Outreach welcomes ‘media specialist’ Donna Mleziva

Returning “home” is UW-Green Bay’s Division of Outreach and Adult Access new hire, Donna Mleziva, a 2006 UWGB graduate. She is the division’s new design, marketing and media specialist. This position became available when long-time designer Dan Moore, ’00, left that post to accept an appointment as UW-Green Bay’s new campus photographer and videographer. Read […]

More SBDC, more Nell’s Wigs

The SBDC was featured twice in New North’s B2B January 2016 issue. The first was in a cover story for its training programs, workshops and business assistance (pages 18 and 19) and again on page 21, in a story about Nell’s Wigs & Boutique, a well-documented business success story of UWGB alumnus Stacey Nellen-Kolze. About […]

More pub for Stacey Nellen-Kolze, Theatre ‘98

The Green Bay Press-Gazette business section ran a feature Dec. 10 on Nell’s Wigs, the innovative local retail shop founded by Stacey Nellen-Kolze. The story notes that the proud UW-Green Bay alumnus (she’s a 1998 Theatre grad) and Small Business Development Center success story recently received national publicity for her work. One of her shop’s […]

May grad Shariff posts at MCW-Green Bay site

Julia Shariff, who graduated in May 2015 in Human Biology and Spanish, is a first-year medical student at MCW-Green Bay. She’s also a blogger, offering a look-behind-the-scenes at the road to becoming a physician. You can see her latest entry at the MCW site, http://www.mcw.edu/Medical-School/Home/Admissions/Green-Bay-Campus/The-Pioneer-Press/The-Hunger-Games-Block-2-Edition.htm  

Passing of Rick Riehl, Class of ’70

Only three months after his joyous class reunion at Shorewood, only two months after he was diagnosed with Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, and only one month since this newsletter included a link to the tragic yet touching story of his illness, Rick Riehl has passed away. Riehl, one of 78 members of UW-Green Bay’s original, June 1970 […]

UWGB theatre grad (and SBDC client) is one of 100 national success stories

Stacey Nellen-Kolze, a 1998 grad and technical theatre major at UW-Green Bay, has been getting positive press for some time via the success of her small business, Green Bay-based Nell’s Wigs & Boutique. Her shop wins praise for its special emphasis on serving women with short- or long-term hair issues due to cancer treatment. A […]

UW-Green Bay named ‘Military Friendly’ again … and vet reminds campus to ‘celebrate daily’


UW-Green Bay alumnus Jared Spude is a staff sergeant in the U.S. Army and Wisconsin National Guard. At the Chancellor’s Veteran Reception on November 11, he presented an impassioned speech on behalf of Veterans, calling those in attendance to think about veterans and those who serve each day, and not just once a year.