Tag: alumni

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

UW-Green Bay Announces 2016 Distinguished and Outstanding Alumni

Green Bay, Wis—The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is planning an evening of celebration, recognizing the accomplishments of its alumni. This year’s Alumni Awards and Recognition Dinner begins at 5 p.m., October 4 at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts. Those honored for their Distinguished Achievements will be Mark C. Fralick ’82, Glen G. Tilot ’81 and […]

Maple leaf moment: Former Phoenix Megan Lukan and her Canadian Rugby team win bronze

Megan Lukan playing rugby with Canadian Olympic Team

From college basketball star to Canadian rugby medalist. Wait. What? Former Green Bay women’s basketball standout Megan Lukan did the improbable. Following a stellar basketball career at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Lukan jumped at an offer to return to Canada and play for the national Canadian rugby developmental team (a sport she had given […]

Watch out Daisy, Daffy and Donald

Dean Scott Furlong has his duck trained and ready to go for Saturday’s Phoenix 500 — a celebration of alumni and friends who donated $500 to the alumni scholarship fund during the 50th anniversary year, and a fund community event, where every duck entered has a chance to win fabulous prizes. See Furlong’s training techniques […]

It’s a family affair at ‘Phoenix Friday(s)’ on the Fox

Phoenix Friday on the Fox

UW-Green Bay faculty, staff, alumni, fans and their family members joined forces for a Phoenix takeover of Associated Bank’s Friday’s on the Fox last week. Chancellor Gary Miller and Green Bay Mayor Jim Schmitt shared the stage for a few minutes, citing the strong relationship between University and community. Among the attendees were students from […]

UW-Green Bay senior takes a swing at ownership of Hidden Valley Driving Range

John Danforth and his daughter in his driving range office

UW-Green Bay senior John Danforth was just 16 when he began to formulate a plan for his future. After a discussion with a golf course superintendent, and the lure of a career that includes both sports and the outdoors, Danforth began investigating a career in the golf industry. With just a semester to go before […]