University Golf League seeks new members

If you are looking for an enjoyable outside activity when summer weather finally arrives, the Shorewood Golf League (UW-Green Bay) is placing a call for new members. This fun league is looking for either single golfers that can be paired or two-person teams to fill out its roster. The University Golf League is primarily made up of UW-Green Bay employees, alumni and retirees (spouses are also welcome). The Golf League plays every Tuesday, teeing off between 3:15 p.m. and 4:30 p.m., for nine holes of golf with another two-person team. The season will start either Tuesday, May 7 or Tuesday, May 14, 2019 and will end in mid-August. Dues are $45 per golfer, which includes an end-of-season banquet. If you’re interested in playing, or even joining the list of substitute players, please email Fred Kennerhed at your earliest convenience.

Alzheimer’s Disease Update and Caregiver Experience lecture, Christie Theatre, April 5

The Inclusivity and Equity: Alzheimer’s Disease Updates and Caregiver Experiences lecture is Friday, April 5, 2019, from noon to 1 p.m. in the Christie Theatre. This presentation qualifies for the “age” requirement for the Inclusivity and Equity Level 2 certificate. Please bring your lunch if you wish! Free and open to the public.

Sheboygan Campus presents ‘Paintings and Portraits: Artwork by Joe Boblick’ April 5-26

Artist, teacher and ornamental plasterer, Boblick’s art is exhibited in Milwaukee galleries and also in private collections in London and Ireland. An artist reception will be held at the Sheboygan Campus Fine Arts Gallery on Friday, April 5, 2019, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. with an exhibition, April 5-26. See more.

Men's Basketball team celbrating

Cohen’s game-winning shot sends Phoenix to CIT championship

Congratulations to the Green Bay men’s basketball team! In dramatic fashion, the Phoenix advanced to the Championship of the Tournament on Thursday, April 4, 2019 with an overtime win over Texas Southern. Senior Sandy Cohen III hit a shot with 1.5 seconds in overtime for the 87-86 win at the Kress Center. Green Bay (21-16) will play at Marshall (22-14) in the CIT championship game on Thursday at Marshall. Go Phoenix!

National Student Employment Week is April 15-19

National Student Employment Week is April 15-19, 2019!  Student employees can take advantage of special free giveaways each day of the week. Supervisors can check out a list of ideas for showing some extra appreciation on the Student Employment website. The week will kick off with a ceremony to announce the Student Employee of the Year award recipient and honor all nominees. This year’s nominees are:

Jonathan Arvedson, Natural and Applied Sciences
Connor Heinz, University Union
Elizabeth Johnson, Dean of Students Office
Allison Loderbauer, Bursar’s Office/Student Billing
Paige Richardson, Residence Life
Wyatt Smet, University Recreation – UREC
Roosa Turunen, Chancellor’s Office
Danielle Weber, Career Services

Watch the UWGB Student Employment Facebook page for more information about the candidates, or attend the program on Monday, April 15 at 2 p.m. in Phoenix B.

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.

Sheboygan makes ‘best places for millennials to move’ list

Wisconsin not a millennial magnet? Think again. At least one study says it could be. The study considered 325 metro areas across the country and used four data points: unemployment rate, migration flows, housing costs and property crime. Its findings? Three Wisconsin cities in the top 10 including the branch campus community of Sheboygan. Green Bay was 18. See more.