Tag: alumni

UWGB, from Green Bay to Peru

Peter, Owner of Alturas Kitchen, Perú

David Verhagen, a 1974 UWGB graduate returned recently from a trip to Peru. For lunch, he found a clean, hospitable place that advertised organic, vegan and local Peruvian menu items. As he tells it… “The owner, Peter, was as enthusiastic and charming as one would ever hope a small business owner to be. He asked where […]

Former UWGB athletes take the Cellcom Marathon Relay title, again


A group of former UWGB cross-country runners took the Cellcom Marathon Relay title for the sixth time. The team, named X-UWGB-XC, has participated in this relay race for 10 years and alumni support crew. Their time was a blistering 2:41:42, which averages out to about 6:11/mile. Team members were Chris Hendricks ’05, Josh Bayer ’05, […]

Diboll is Earth Caretaker

Congratulations to UWGB alumnus Niel Diboll (’78) on being named this year’s recipient of the Earth Caretaker Award. UW-Green Bay’s Environmental Management and Business Institute (EMBI) will present the award to Diboll at a reception on April 21. Diboll has worked for the U.S. Park Service in Virginia, the U.S. Forest Service in Colorado, and […]

Diboll receives 2016 Earth Caretaker Award

GREEN BAY –The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Environmental Management and Business Institute (EMBI) will award the 7th Annual Earth Caretaker Award to 1978 UW-Green Bay graduate Neil Diboll. Diboll has worked for the U.S. Park Service in Virginia, the U.S. Forest Service in Colorado, and the University of Wisconsin. In 1982, he began his involvement […]

UWGB education grads are golden

Congratulations to the Golden Apple Winners of Northeast Wisconsin. The annual awards recognize the region’s most outstanding teachers are well represented by UW-Green Bay graduates. Ashley Post, a 2013 graduate who teaches kindergarten at Wrightstown Elementary school, will receive the Golden Apple. Among the educators named teachers of distinction are Kevin Flogel ’92, Kim Hess […]

Heart Healthy Hike this weekend

UWGB alumnus Nate Vandervest will be leading a Heart Health Hike in Baird Creek Parkway at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 20. Meet 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. For […]

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 […]