Tag: University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Foundation

Clarification on ‘Smile’ program, returns to Foundation

An item in yesterday’s Log newsletter about AmazonSmile should have included more detail about the program and what is and isn’t permissible. The following includes more information: This is a reminder that the private, nonprofit UW-Green Bay Foundation Inc., has joined as a participant in the AmazonSmile program, which donates 0.5% of the price of […]

Comedian Charlie Hill had UWGB ties

Funeral services were set to take place today (Friday, Jan. 3) in De Pere for nationally prominent standup comedian Charlie Hill, who died earlier this week at age 62 after a year-long battle with cancer. The former Oneida resident was the first American Indian comedian to appear on both “The Tonight Show” with Johnny Carson […]

LeCalsey TV appearance is now online

Lou LeCalsey, the retired paper-industry executive who heads the UW-Green Bay Foundation and Chancellor’s Council of Trustees, was featured guest on the public affairs program “CW 14 Focus” last Sunday morning. He talks quite a bit about the University in the program now available online – click here. Lexi LeCalsey signs with Phoenix
 Her grandfather […]

Debut: E-giving to UW-Green Bay Foundation

Here’s another milestone in the launch of the UW-Green Bay Foundation, Inc.:  Donors who formerly had to access the UW-Madison foundation site to direct their philanthropy toward Green Bay now enjoy an easy, direct (and secure) connection to UW-Green Bay. Visitors to www.uwgb.edu/foundation/ who click the “Give Online” button will find a simple, short and […]

Ford’s better idea: Establish scholarship with first gift to new Foundation

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Foundation, Inc., received its first gift, toward a scholarship endowment, following its inaugural meeting last Tuesday, April 19. Diane (Dockry) Ford, vice president-controller of Integrys Energy Group, and a 1975 Managerial Systems graduate of UW-Green Bay, wrote out the first check to the newly formed Foundation. “I have been thinking […]

Ford encourages others with first gift to new Foundation

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Foundation received its first gift toward a scholarship endowment, April 19. Diane (Dockry) Ford, Vice President-Controller of Integrys Energy Group, and a 1975 Managerial Systems graduate of UW-Green Bay, presented Foundation President Lou LeCalsey with the first check to the newly formed Foundation.

Press-Gazette coverage of new UW-Green Bay Foundation

“Donors who want to give to the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay now will have a local way to contribute. The school recently launched its own foundation, the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Foundation Inc., which officials say will give the school greater flexibility in managing gifts and assets.” See a Green Bay Press-Gazette recap of last […]

Meet Lou LeCalsey

He has been chairperson of UW-Green Bay’s primary community advisory group for more than a decade and worked closely with three different chancellors (Harden, Shepard and Perkins) and two interims (Ward and Kuepper). As an influential businessperson, he’s a great advocate of the University’s interdisciplinary, problem-focused approach to education. Then there’s the part about being […]

UW-Green Bay creates own Foundation

On April 19, the Chancellor’s Council of Trustees at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, made up of nearly two dozen business and civic leaders, voted approval of bylaws to endorse creation of an independent University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Foundation, Inc. The creation of the Foundation gives the University greater flexibility in managing gifts and assets.