Tag: alumni

Press-Gazette coverage: ‘Cat Grandpa’ goes viral at pet shelter owned by UW-Green Bay alumna

Safe Haven Pet Sanctuary and Cat Cafe in Green Bay, owned by UW-Green Bay alumna Elizabeth Feldhausen ’15 (Psychology and Human Development), has gone viral due to one volunteer that has been dubbed “The Cat Grandpa.” Photos showing De Pere resident Terry Lauerman, 75, sleeping while surrounded by cats have taken the media storm. Read the story from […]

UW-Green Bay alumnus, Craig Dickman ’82 named TitletownTech’s Managing Director


TitletownTech has hired Breakthrough Fuel founder and UW-Green Bay alumnus Craig Dickman ’82 (Business Administration) as the innovation center’s managing director. The Green Bay Packers and Microsoft made the joint announcement Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018. The Packers with Microsoft Corp. announced operational details of the joint venture, with plans to bring world-class digital innovations and […]

Alumni spotlight: Richard Kendrick enjoys first week (and every day) of school


It’s the first week of school and UW-Green Bay alumnus Richard Kendrick ’08 is excited… When the students return from summer break to Madison Area Technical College, Kendricks’ day kicks into high gear. And he wouldn’t have it any other way. Kendrick is a mathematics instructor, math adviser and a member of the honors faculty […]

August is ‘Make a Will’ month, alumnus Greg Babcock ’03 has some advice

August is “Make a Will” month. Alumnus Greg Babcock ’03 (Political Science), an attorney with Wanezek, Jaekels, Daul & Babcock, S.C., Green Bay, provides expertise and advice on the subject: Don’t put it off “I talk to people nearly every week who tell me that they have wanted to get a will and other estate documents completed […]

While others return to their roots, alumnus Mike Steavpack returns to the turf

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Mike Steavpack’s communications career got its kick-start on the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay soccer field. Now, 40 years and nine Emmy awards later, the 1982 Phoenix graduate (Communication and the Arts) returned to where it all began, serving as master of ceremonies for the dedication of the new $4.9 million Kress Family Outdoor Recreation Complex […]

Alumnus Chow Chong’s Kites Over Lake Michigan brings people to Two Rivers

Chow Chong ’83 (Business Administration) started Kites Over Lake Michigan, because of a personal passion to see a kite festival and he figured it would attract more people to Two Rivers. When he first started, 13 years ago, he asked local businesses to help with funding. A local hotel owner helped him with setting the dates, […]

Do you know what a quiet place sounds like? UW-Green Bay alumnus has an idea

Audio Ecologist Gordon Hempton ’76 (Population Dynamics) started a non-profit back in 2005 called One Square Inch of Silence, which focuses on preserving quiet places — places with no human sound. Hempton and his mentee Matt Mikkelsen recorded the sound of silence in Washington’s Olympic National Park. Read the full story, and listen to the audio recording […]

Former Phoenix women’s basketball star new assistant coach for UW-Parkside

Former Phoenix women’s basketball star Sarah Eichler ’13 (Elementary Education) was appointed UW-Parkside women’s basketball assistant coach. The Phoenix won four straight Horizon League titles during her tenure here and she was the 31st player in the program history to reach 1,000 points. After graduating she played professionally in Copenhagen, Denmark for one season. Kenosha News […]