Tag: Kress Center

Juniors from 11 Northeast Wisconsin schools gather for regional leadership development, April 25

UW-Green Bay and Youth Frontiers partner to build next generation of leaders Green Bay, Wis. — Juniors from 11 area schools (list of schools below) will join together for a leadership conference designed to inspire student leaders to step up to address important issues like bullying and disrespect in their schools and personal lives. The […]

Lexi Kinnard named UW-Green Bay Student Employee of the Year

Congratulations to Lexi Kinnard, named UW-Green Bay’s student employee of the year at a recognition ceremony on Monday (April 10, 2017). Kinnard works as the lead student building supervisor for the Kress Events Center, and was nominated by Tim Helein. Lexi is responsible for building supervision nights, weekends and when professional staff are not present. […]

WNIT comes to the Kress

The matchups have been announced for this year’s Women’s National Invitation Tournament (WNIT), bringing the first round game for the Phoenix to the UW-Green Bay campus. The team is scheduled to make its NIT debut against Elon at the Kress Events Center at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11. Depending on the outcome, a game could […]

Marathon applause; Goeller was a MyTeam TRIUMPH Angel

Samantha Goeller, a fitness coordinator at the Kress Events Center, ran in the Cellcom Half Marathon as an Angel with MyTeam TRIUMPH. The organization allowed Goeller, among others, the opportunity to “be angels,” guiding and crossing the finish line hand-in-hand with a captain (challenged athlete). Along with her captain, a young girl with Cerebral Palsy, […]

Kress Events Center receives ‘great’ recognition


Two web-based college ranking sites recognized UW-Green Bay’s Kress Events Center recently. The Kress Center was named to Great Value College’s 2016 ranking of “20 Great Recreation Centers at Small Colleges.” The Kress Center ranked No. 7 on the list and is the only institution of higher education in Wisconsin to be recognized. Each institution […]

Sanders tells UW-Green Bay crowd to stay energetic and engaged


During an hour-long speech in front of more than 2,000 people at the Kress Events Center on the UW-Green Bay campus Friday night (April 1, 2016), U.S. Senator and presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders told his supporters to stay energetic and engaged. See the photos from the event.  Click thumbnails to enter slideshow view or view […]

500 athletes come to campus next week for giant gymnastics meet

UWGB’s Kress Events Center certainly has been busy. We mentioned yesterday in Log Extra a first ever “extramural” basketball tournament with college students from across the state will be held this Saturday at the Kress. Next weekend marks the fourth consecutive year that the Kress staff is hosting the Lambeau Leap Gymnastics Meet. This year it […]