Category: Alumni Rising

Evening in photos: Alumni Awards and Recognition

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In an emotional, honoring evening, amidst a full house on the Weidner Center stage, six UW-Green Bay alumni were recognized for their outstanding achievement at the Alumni Awards and Recognition Dinner, Oct. 5, 2017. Those honored for distinguished achievements were Stacey Nellen-Kolze ’98 (Technical Theatre), owner of Nell’s Wigs and Boutique; Marty (Martha) Stanley ’77 […]

Alumni put best club forward in annual golf outing, raise $24,000 for scholarships

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Congratulations to the UW-Green Bay Alumni Association on yet another successful Scholarship Golf Outing. The 37th annual raised nearly $24,000 designated for scholarships. You can already save the date for next year’s outing — Friday, June 8. Although it’s never about the winning (everybody who dedicates a day to play is a winner) we have […]

Sauerhammer’s remarkable journey featured

“Don’t let her humble demeanor fool you.” That is how a feature story on UW-Green Bay graduate Tina Sauerhammer begins. The University’s youngest-ever graduate, eventual Miss Wisconsin and now a surgeon with Prevea Health in the Green Bay community, Sauerhammer discusses her journey, which includes championing organ donation and mentoring girls and young women.

Johnson to receive UW-Green Bay’s EMBI Earth Caretaker Award

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s Environmental Management and Business Institute (EMBI) will honor the eighth Earth Caretaker Award recipient, Meleesa Johnson ’00 on Thursday, April 20, 2017. The event takes place in the Phoenix Room of the University Union. The Earth Caretaker Award recognizes UW-Green Bay graduates who have distinguished themselves in their professional field and are […]

Badalamenti gives colorful Commencement address, uses Rubik’s Cube to make his point

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Vincenzo (Vince) Badalamenti, a psychology major, was chosen to speak on behalf of his graduating class in UW-Green Bay’s December 2016 Commencement ceremony. Using a six-sided Rubik’s Cube to demonstrate his main point — that graduates have been influenced by six different spheres including parents, family members, friends, co-workers, educators, and even random people — and […]

Five honored at UW-Green Bay’s annual Alumni Awards

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Not only are they smart, passionate and forward-thinking, but the recipients of the 2016 University of Wisconsin-Green Bay distinguished and outstanding recent alumni awards are incredibly grateful for their UW-Green Bay experience and humbled by the honor. The annual Alumni Awards were held October 4 on the stage of the Weidner Center stage for the […]

Video: Phoenix Tales – Music Alumnus Kevin Wellens Sings at Lambeau Field

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Alumnus Kevin Wellens talks about his path to UW-Green Bay, his experience with “wonderful” music faculty and what it is like to sing before 80,000 people at the Green Bay Packers Lambeau Field this fall. Wellens was selected for the honor by UWGB music faculty members Sarah Meredith, Courtney Sherman and Randy Meder based on […]