Tag: alumni

Tina Sauerhammer roots for inward beauty in pageants

UW-Green Bay alumna and former 2003 Miss Wisconsin Tina Sauerhammer ’99 (Human Biology and Human Development) was excited to hear about Miss America Organization’s decision to remove the swimsuit competition from their pageants. Sauerhammer, who won the swimsuit competition in 2003 when she acquired her Miss Wisconsin title, said beauty has evolved over the years. “Beauty […]

From UW-Green Bay to LA and The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

UW-Green Bay alumna Mary Gallagher ’90 (Theatre) has created herself a successful career in Los Angeles. She has appeared on many famous TV shows such as How I Met Your Mother and Grey’s Anatomy, but her latest starring was her funny stand-up routine on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. What’s next? Gallagher is trying […]

UW-Green Bay alumna graduates from medical school

Dr. Julia Shariff ’15, a UW-Green Bay alumna, was among the 15 students who received their diplomas from the Medical College of Wisconsin Green Bay, Friday, June 1, 2018. Shariff is a Green Bay native, and wanted to stay local for medical school. “I’m actually from Green Bay. Went to UW-Green Bay, got to stay here for […]

UW-Green Bay alumna creates a gardening class to help cancer survivors

HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital Medical Center registered dietitian Stephanie Lazzari ’10 (Human Biology) created a gardening class, “Harvesting Hope,” to teach cancer survivors about the value of a plant-based diet and how it can reduce the risk of disease. The goal is to get patients to include more fresh produce in their diets, and vegetables harvested […]

UW-Green Bay alumnus photographs Computer Science Fair

If you saw photos from the TEALS Computer Science Fair at Lambeau field on Wednesday, May 16, there is a good chance they were taken by a Phoenix. Bill Kapinski ’89 (Communication Processes) is a UW-Green Bay alumnus, who is currently employed at IMAGE in Appleton. You can visit http://www.kapinskiphotography.com/ to see some of his […]

UW-Green Bay alumna new Florida Department of Health Administrator in two counties

Sarah Hinds ’08 (Social Work), was approved as new administrator of the Florida Department of Health in Gulf and Franklin counties. The Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) approved of the recommendation collectively. Hinds, who has worked her way up in the department after starting out as a family support worker, is excited to work with dedicated […]

A Phoenix Reunion in North Carolina

On May 5, 2018 a group of alumni who attended UW-Green Bay together in the early 1970’s were reunited in Apex, NC. The Phoenix flew in from afar: Kate Joncas and David Traylor from Seattle, WA, and Kenn Entringer and his wife Marie from St. Louis, MO. Harry and Sally Sorenson from Springbrook, Wis., drove […]

First Ever ‘Riley Garbe Scholarships’ awarded

Riley Garbe, UW-Green Bay’s December 2017 Outstanding Student Award Winner, awarded two Freedom High School students with the first ever “Riley Garbe Scholarship.” Bill Welter, a board member for The Brian LaViolette Scholarship Foundation was inspired by Garbe’s story of determination. Welter named a scholarship after Garbe to help other Freedom High School students going through […]