Tag: Founders

Passing of Len Seidl, UW-Green Bay’s real-estate champion

On graduation day in May 2008, UW-Green Bay presented the Chancellor’s Award — for exemplary service to the University — to Len Seidl, the well-known local real estate executive who in the late 1960s was instrumental in securing the bayshore site that would become the University’s campus. Seidl, who always professed pride in helping broker […]

Slideshow: Founders Association funds scholarships for students

UW-Green Bay students who are recipients of scholarships funded by the generosity of the Founders Association posed for a photo Friday afternoon, Nov. 8, at a donor/student reception at the Weidner Center. Celebrating 40 years this year, the Founders Association is the vehicle for annual giving by community members, past and present UW-Green Bay employees, University alumni, parents and various friends of the institution.

Kate Meeuwsen: Considers UW-Green Bay part of her family

She remembers seeing Chancellor Edward Weidner in the audience for her junior vocal recital. “It was an incredibly exciting time on campus,” recalls Kate Meeuwsen, Class of ’76. “To have the chancellor and professors know your name, greet you in the halls and show up at your recital… it was cool to be here.” The […]

Slideshow: Scholarship recipients meet Founders Association donors

The second annual Founders Association Scholarship Reception, held Oct. 19 at the Weidner Center, was a chance for members of the Founders Association Board of Directors — community supporters of the University — to meet the student beneficiaries of their philanthropy.

Nominations sought for 2011 Founders Awards

Already distributed campuswide, but repeated here for the record: The nomination form for the 2011 Founders Association Awards is available electronically at www.uwgb.edu/sofas/forms/award.asp. The Awards & Recognition Committee encourages anyone from the UW-Green Bay community (faculty, staff, students, and community members) to submit nominations prior to mid-March.  The website includes descriptions of award criteria and […]

Record day, 40th anniversary for May 2010 commencement

Chancellor Thomas K. Harden will preside at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s 2010 spring commencement ceremony at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, May 15, in the Kress Events Center on campus. A near-capacity crowd of about 5,000 is expected for the ticket-only event. The 825 or so students eligible to graduate represent a UW-Green Bay record. About […]

Tuesday is nomination deadline for 2010 Founders Association Awards

The nomination deadline for the 2010 Founders Association Awards is Tuesday (March 23). The Awards and Recognition Committee invites anyone from the UW-Green Bay community (faculty, staff, student or community members) to access the nomination forms, click here. The website includes descriptions of award criteria and a list of previous award recipients. For questions contact […]