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Video: UW-Green Bay 2018 Alumni Award recipient, Doug Wirth, shares his Phoenix story

Doug Wirth ’89 (Social Work) entered UW-Green By feeling good about who he was, but unsure about who he would become. According to Wirth, a degree from UW-Green Bay prepares you well for the world of work. Wirth is the president and CEO of Amida Care, a Medicaid Special Needs Health Plan in New York […]

Video: Award-winning educator and Alumni Award recipient, Sheila Kohl, shares her Phoenix story

Sheila Kohl ’96 ’05 (Elementary Education, Applied Leadership for Teaching and Learning) said UW-Green Bay helped her become open to new experiences and opportunities. Through the University, she was able to transform into a person who values multiple perspectives. Kohl is a sixth-grade teacher at West De Pere Middle School, as well as an adjunct […]

Video: Former director of the Milwaukee Art Museum, Daniel Keegan, shares his Phoenix story

Daniel Keegan ’72 (Art) was ready for the opportunity to explore, experiment and create, and UW-Green Bay provided him with all of those opportunities. He says that the University gave him permission to be himself. The cultural leader, Keegan served as director for the Milwaukee Art Museum from 2008 to his retirement in 2016.

Photos: UW-Green Bay honors most distinguished and outstanding

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UW-Green Bay was honored by the return of six distinguished and outstanding alumni who returned to campus Oct. 2, 2018 to accept awards recognizing their contributions to campus, communities and workplace. This year’s honorees were Daniel Keegan ’72, Sheila Kohl ’96 and ’05 and Doug Wirth ’89, each receiving the Distinguished Alumni Award; and Cordero […]

What a weekend! Alumni Days in photos

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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 […]

Alumni Award winners speak at 2 pm at ‘Phlash Talks’


Four of the five individuals who will receive UW-Green Bay Alumni Association awards tonight are on campus early for “Phlash Talks,” set for 2 to 3 p.m. today (Friday, Oct. 16) in the Union’s Christie Theatre. In the spirit of TED Talks, they’ll share observations including how UWGB influenced their careers. Free and open to […]

Reminder: Top grads to be honored Friday


Returning to the UW-Green Bay campus Friday are five outstanding graduates being honored during the Alumni Awards Night dinner at the Weidner Center. Sporting equipment and apparel CEO Mark King, class of 1981, power industry exec Barbara Nick ’83 and noted forensic psychiatrist Dr. Jack Potts ’71 (who consulted on the Rep. Gabrielle Giffords shooting […]

King, Nick, Potts to receive highest alumni honors


UW-Green Bay will recognize a total of five meritorious graduates at the 2015 Alumni Association Awards Night on Friday evening, Oct. 16. The program is part of the annual, two-day Alumni Days celebration, which this year coincides with UW-Green Bay’s 50th Anniversary. The list of honorees begins with Mark King, class of 1981, Barbara Nick […]

King, Nick, Potts to receive UW-Green Bay’s highest alumni honor

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay will recognize a total of five meritorious graduates of the institution at the 2015 Alumni Association Awards Night on Friday evening, Oct. 16. The program is part of the annual, two-day Alumni Days celebration, which this year coincides with UW-Green Bay’s 50th Anniversary. The list of honorees begins with Mark […]

Alumni Awards night: You’re invited

UW-Green Bay honors outstanding graduates at the annual Alumni Awards and Recognition Dinner, this year set for Thursday evening, May 1. The event starts with a 5 p.m. reception and social, with dinner at 6 p.m. and awards presentations to follow. The cost is $35 per person. All are welcome. (If you’d like to join […]