Tag: Kress Events Center

Kress Events Center receives ‘great’ recognition

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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

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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 […]

Texting-while-driving simulator comes to campus Thursday

The state of Wisconsin marks the fifth anniversary of its texting while driving ban this week, and UW-Green Bay students will get a firsthand opportunity to learn about the dangers of smartphone activities while driving with a special simulator at the Kress Events Center this Thursday (Dec. 3) at 3 p.m. Students will be able […]

Reminder: Saturday is Jingle Bell Run/Walk

It’s one of UW-Green Bay’s longest-running charitable traditions, as the campus hosts and students help organize the annual Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis. This year’s edition is Saturday (Dec. 5), starting from the Kress Events Center. Registration starts at 7 a.m., the race at 8 a.m. Bring your UWGB ID and get $5 off the […]

Women host SEC contender Vanderbilt (and James’ half-court shot makes ESPN)

As always, the Phoenix women’s basketball team gets some of America’s heavyweight programs to visit the Kress Events Center every year. This Saturday (Nov. 21), it’s nationally respected Vanderbilt, of the powerful SEC, tipping off against the Phoenix at 1 p.m.  As of this writing, we have no game preview to link to, but we […]

Trade publication spotlights Kress milestone

The trade publication Club Industry carried an article about the Kress Events Center at UW-Green Bay in its latest issue. The article included a photo of user No. 1,000,000, student Ashley Garza, being congratulated by Chancellor Gary L. Miller and Athletics Director Mary Ellen Gillespie. The milestone visit by Garza came almost exactly eight years […]

Phoenix women welcome SNC tonight for final tuneup


The Green Bay women’s basketball program is set to welcome St. Norbert to the Kress Events Center Thursday (tonight) for its final unofficial action of the 2015-16 season, with tipoff slated for 7 p.m. Coach Kevin Borseth’s team is coming off yet another NCAA Division I tournament season, while St. Norbert returns eight of its […]