Tag: alumni

Alumnus Brad Pfaff: ‘We need leaders that can build connections, move people forward’

Wisconsin’s Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection secretary designee and UW-Green Bay alumnus, Brad Pfaff ’90 (Public and Environmental Affairs) says college allowed him to expand his horizons beyond his rural community and work with people who were not farmers. “I needed to meet and work with people that didn’t know the difference between […]

Video: UW-Green Bay 2018 Alumni Award recipient, Doug Wirth, shares his Phoenix story

Doug Wirth ’89 (Social Work) entered UW-Green By feeling good about who he was, but unsure about who he would become. According to Wirth, a degree from UW-Green Bay prepares you well for the world of work. Wirth is the president and CEO of Amida Care, a Medicaid Special Needs Health Plan in New York […]

Salt Lake City economic development official named CEO of Greater Richmond Partnership | Local | richmond.com

The head of the economic development department in Salt Lake City has been named the new president and CEO of the Greater Richmond Partnership. Lara Fritts ’93 (Regional Analysis) will become the top executive of the Richmond regional economic development organization effective Aug. 12, the group announced Monday. via Salt Lake City economic development official […]

Campus mourns loss of distinguished alumna Patricia Finder-Stone

Patricia Finder-Stone participating in oral history project, 2015

UW-Green Bay learned today of the loss of Patricia Finder-Stone ’73 (Human Biology). She passed on Tuesday, June 10, after a brief illness. She was 90. She was named one of the University’s most Distinguished Alumni in 2010, an honor she cherished, and could often be found attending UW-Green Bay events. She was briefly employed […]

Wisconsin Congresswoman introduces bill to reimburse doulas and midwives

New mom Crystal Dubey ’13 (Human Development), is looking forward to a new bill being presented to Congress. It’s called the “Mamas First Act,” and it’s a way Wisconsin Congresswoman Gwen Moore (D-Milwaukee) hopes to improve access to health care for mothers and their babies. via Wisconsin Congresswoman introduces bill to reimburse doulas and midwives, […]

Northern Sky Theater mourns cherished former staff members, alumnus John Hansen

John Hansen ’74 (Communication and the Arts) died Feb. 8, 2019 in Colorado at his winter home since graduating from UW-Green Bay 45 years ago and founding his Mudslingers Pottery Studio. He was 66. The Door County Pulse published memories of Hansen, prominent to the success of Door County’s American Folklore Theatre (AFT) – over […]

Alumnus named Rotary Teacher of the Month

The Rotary Club of Beloit named Jeffrey Kropp ’98, ’07 (Business Administration and Master of Science in Management) Teacher of the Month for May. “Kropp’s philosophy is to get students talking in his classrooms and pull them out of their shells. He feels that strong communication skills and the ability to build relationships are key […]

Video: UW-Green Bay 2018 Alumni Award recipient, Josh Kaurich, tells his Phoenix story

Josh Kaurich ’07 (Masters of Environmental Science and Policy) knew he had a lot more to give, but was unsure on how to express that. At UW-Green Bay, he received guidance on how to connect learning to life. Kaurich serves as principal for Verita Energy, LLC and founded and manages Midwest Energy Procurement Solutions, LLC. […]

Wear your colors and join us for ‘Phoenix Friday’ on the Fox, July 19

Phoenix Fridays on the Fox

As part of Associated Bank and BayCare Clinic’s Fridays on the Fox series, UW-Green Bay is inviting all students, alumni, fans and supporters to attend Phoenix Friday on the Fox on Friday, July 19 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. This fun night celebrating the partnership between UW-Green Bay and the City of Green Bay include […]