Tag: alumni

Video: Award-winning educator and Alumni Award recipient, Sheila Kohl, shares her Phoenix story

Sheila Kohl ’96 ’05 (Elementary Education, Applied Leadership for Teaching and Learning) said UW-Green Bay helped her become open to new experiences and opportunities. Through the University, she was able to transform into a person who values multiple perspectives. Kohl is a sixth-grade teacher at West De Pere Middle School, as well as an adjunct […]

Yue Rong ’86 to receive 2019 Earth Caretaker Award

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s Environmental Management and Business Institute (EMBI) will award the 10th annual Earth Caretaker Award to UW-Green Bay alumnus Yue Rong, ’86 (Master of Environmental Science). The annual event and awards presentation is Earth Day, April 22, 2019, in Phoenix AB. Rong (aka, YR), a Ph.D., is the environmental program manager […]

UW-Green Bay alumnus Tony Bennett and company win National Championship

One last congratulations to UW-Green Bay alumnus Tony Bennett on leading his team to the NCAA National Championship Monday night. Here’s a few links to local and national coverage. Virginia, Tony Bennett make NCAA national championship a father and son reunion, USA Today Virginia wins OT thriller against Texas Tech to claim first national championship, NBC […]

Tonight! Tony Bennett’s Virginia Cavaliers play for the National Championship

In case you’ve missed it, one of UW-Green Bay’s most famous alumni, Tony Bennett, has been humbly leading his team, the Virginia Cavaliers to the Final Four, and tonight (April 7, 2019) they play Texas Tech for the NCAA Championship! You can read more, here. Tip-off is 8:20 (CST) and coverage will be on CBS. […]

Media Coverage: UW-Green Bay alumnus Tony Bennett is heading to the NCAA Tournament Championship

Phoenix faithful are elated for UW-Green Bay alumnus Tony Bennett, who played basketball for UW-Green Bay and was coached by his father, Dick Bennett. His Virginia Cavaliers got by Auburn this weekend to play in the NCAA Tournament Championship. There’s plenty of media coverage… Here’s a few posts: The JSonline shared UW-Green Bay’s throwback Thursday […]

Soaring like a Phoenix: Virginia Head Coach Tony Bennett leads his Cavaliers to a National Championship

Tony Bennett

Updated Tuesday, April 9, 2019 UW-Green Bay and all of Wisconsin celebrated with Tony Bennett and the Virginia Caveliers (Go Hoos!) on April 8, 2019, when they took down Texas Tech for the 2019 NCAA Championship. Bennett grew up in Green Bay, played for Green Bay Preble High School before playing for his father, legendary […]

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 […]

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.

Former UW-Green Bay basketball coach Dick Bennett and alumnus Tony Bennett reflect on Final Four journey

Former UW-Green Bay men’s basketball coach Dick Bennett has offered reflection on his son Tony Bennett, UW-Green Bay alumnus, and how he is leading Virginia to the Final Four. “The Cavaliers aren’t Dick Bennett’s team, but they’re his boy’s team,” the article offers. Read more.