Tag: Bayfest

What a weekend! Alumni Days in photos

Alumni Days 2015

What a weekend! A special 50th Anniversary Alumni Days gave UW-Green Bay alumni and friends a chance to reunite with the campus community October 16 and 17. Among the highlights: about 70 alumni joining the UWGB Music students and faculty in concert, excitement at the Kress with the Green Bay athletics teams, mini-Bayfest in Phoenix […]

50th Anniversary celebration continues with expanded Alumni Days

UW-Green Bay hosts its third annual Alumni Days on Oct. 16 and 17 with a bigger and better array of activities to coincide with the University’s 50th Anniversary celebration. Among the events on Friday’s opening evening is a resurrection of the BlueWhale Coffeehouse — at one time a premiere Midwest destination for blues performers — […]

50th Anniversary celebration continues with expanded Alumni Days, public invited

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is hosting its third annual Alumni Days event October 16 and 17, with a bigger-than-ever feel to coincide with the University’s 50th Anniversary celebration. With the 50th anniversary, there is the return of some alumni favorites, including the John Maino Classic — a nine-hole, four person scramble golf tournament held […]

More ‘Phactoids’: London, corn tent, recycling

The countdown to our 50th anniversary continues. New since our last edition of the Log: • A large contingent of UW-Green Bay students — more than 100 juniors and seniors, which back then was close to 5 percent of the student body — spent January 1970 in London with the new university’s first overseas study […]

Historical help: Anyone remember a Ford visit in the late 1980s?

Our assertion in a recent LOG e-news that Friday’s visit by former President Clinton is the first to campus by a former or sitting U.S. president has been challenged. A UW-Green Bay alumnus and historian who attended here in the mid- to late-1980s called to say he vividly remembers seeing Gerald Ford on campus at […]

Services today for longtime employee Patricia Naze

Patricia Ann Naze, 66, Algoma, died unexpectedly at home earlier this week of natural causes. She spent the majority of her working career as a clerical assistant with UW-Green Bay including the Office of Student Life. As her obituary notes, she was a strong supporter of Phoenix Athletics and both an early volunteer for the […]

Gone from campus since 2005, Bayfest is now retired

Newcomers to UW-Green Bay might not know why the news this week “Bayfest retires after 31 celebrated years’’ has special poignancy for some on this campus. Once an important fundraiser for the Phoenix Athletics program and familiar to music fans who visited the campus for a long weekend each June, the event that was the […]

P-G: Quigley was ‘big force’ in family, community

The Green Bay Press-Gazette remembered longtime UW-Green Bay staffer and Bayfest founder Tim Quigley with a feature obituary story this weekend. Quigley, 68, died Friday in Florida of complications from bladder cancer. “One of the first words that came to our minds is that he was very involved,” daughter Tina Quigley told the paper. “My […]