Tag: alumni

Final day to register for Rock the Resch

Faculty, staff and alumni have one last chance to join at least 500 others for Rock the Resch this Friday. This first-time event gathers students, alumni and friends to a pregame tailgate party for the entire family, followed by a Green Bay men’s basketball game, Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. The event is from 4 to […]

Vandervest leads Heart Health Hike

UW-Green Bay alumnus Nate Vandervest will be leading a Heart Health Hike in Baird Creek Parkway at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18 at Christa McAuliffe Park (3100 Sitka Street). Vandervest is a certified strength and conditioning specialist, corrective exercise specialist and certified running coach. He will lead you through the Greenway and get your heart pumping. […]

Mycology students visit local mushroom farm founded by UWGB alumnus

UW–Green Bay students received a tour of Field and Forest Products, Inc. (FFP) in Peshtigo, Wisconsin as part of Assistant Prof. Lisa Grubisha’s (Biology) mycology course. Owners Joe Krawczyk and Mary Ellen Kozak started their sustainable mushroom growing business 33 years ago after they met in UWGB’s mycology course taught by the late Prof. Ganga […]

Nudge an alum, and maybe he/she will take you to a game

UW-Green Bay’s Director of Alumni Relations, Kari Moody, has announced a chance to win fabulous prizes just for updating alumni information. Now through Nov. 18, enter the Forever Phoenix Giveaway for a chance to win four tickets to the Packers-Minnesota game on Dec. 24, a holiday shopping trip in the Windy City, a Resch Center […]

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 […]