Register now for America Saves Week events!

The University of Wisconsin is promoting financial well-being through the 2020 America Saves Week campaign, which takes place Monday, Feb. 24 through Friday, Feb. 28, 2020. UW System America Saves Week will feature 15 live webinars, presented by the UW Tax-Sheltered Annuity (TSA) 403(b) Program providers – Fidelity, T. Rowe Price, TIAA, and Lincoln – and UW Credit Union. There may also be in-person workshops, counseling sessions and credit consultations on your campus. All events are at no cost to you, but you must register! To register, read event descriptions and take advantage of other financial wellness resources, visit the UW System America Saves Week website.

Employee resource group social event for LGBTQ+ employees and guests, Jan. 18

Pride (LGBTQ+) employees and their guests from all four campuses are invited to attend a social event at Stacie Christian’s home on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020 from 3 to 6 p.m. Bring a snack to share and your favorite board game! If you need the address or have any questions, contact Christian at christis@uwgb.edu.

Manitowoc Campus SAFE Ally Level 1 is Friday, Nov. 15

On Friday, Nov. 15, 2019, UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus will be hosting SAFE Ally Level 1 training from 1 to 3 p.m. This free and open public event provides information on vocabulary, pronoun usage, and current LGBTQ+ topics. Participants learn how to be a better ally and will receive a SAFE Ally sticker for attending. Interested individuals must RSVP with Stacie Christian, Ph.D. to guarantee a spot in the training session. To RSVP and for more information, please contact Stacie Christian, christis@uwgb.edu, or 920-465-2167.

Reminder: ‘Speakeasy. Give Easy.’ event on Oct. 11 supports Camp Lloyd

Leadership Green Bay Class of 2019 Team 2 is hosting a “Speakeasy. Give Easy. event” on Oct. 11 at The Tarlton Theatre on Walnut St. Green Bay, with all proceeds going to benefit the Camp Lloyd endowment fund. The event starts at 6 p.m., and the lineup goes until 11:30 p.m. UW-Green Bay’s Swing Band will perform at 7 p.m. Spend an evening listening to live jazz, swing, blues and funk music, sipping on specialty cocktails and trying your hand at some beginner swing moves! Recommended dress is comfortable clothing for the best dancing experience. Advance Tickets are $30, and day-of tickets are $35. Food is available to order but is not included in the ticket price. Check out the event’s Facebook page for more information.

FAQ Reminders on requesting Chancellor Miller for events

How do I request Chancellor Miller to a UW-Green Bay sponsored/community sponsored event?

If you would like the Chancellor to attend or speak at your upcoming event, a Chancellor Request Form  must be filled out prior to the event for scheduling purposes. Once approved by The Office of the Chancellor an Event Briefing Form must be filled out seven days in advance of the event by the planning department hosting the event.

My department has an event coming up—where do I start?

The Office of University Advancement serves as a source of information, advice and expertise on planning an event at UW-Green Bay. We strive to assist all departments on campus to plan and execute events that highlight and showcase the best of UW-Green Bay. We provide protocol expertise in order to create events with a standard of quality for all who attend a UW-Green Bay event.

When you are ready to plan your next event, please visit our Event Resource Guide page to find useful tips and tools to ensure you have all the resources you need for a successful event.

Reminder: ‘Turn the Market Green’ on Sept. 2

On Wednesday, Sept. 2, UW-Green Bay alumni, faculty and staff will “Turn the Market Green” with a special UWGB night at the downtown Farmers Market, timed to coincide with the 50th anniversary of UW-Green Bay’s founding. Attendees are invited to wear their Phoenix Green and to visit the UW-Green Bay booth near the corner of Broadway and Hubbard streets between 5 and 8 p.m. Music by the faculty band Brass Differential (that’s a change from our previous post), sampling of Titletown Brewing Company’s commemorative Phoenix Brew and root beer, and drawings, giveaways and special guests will be among the attractions. Admission is free. For the full news release on the range of Sept. 2 events.

Close-ups: Spring fun at UW-Green Bay

top-story-campus Marketing and University Communication intern Cheyenne Makinia is photojournalist on the spot, capturing student life through her camera lens. Last week’s photo subjects: Studio Arts and 407 Gallery showcase of works, Residence Life hosted Tacky Prom with a 80s theme, Chaoticon — an annual convention hosted by the UWGB Gamer’s Club, Shorewood Golf Course opening, and the Strike Out Cancer softball doubleheader with the Green Bay softball team and a tailgate party hosted by Kappa Sigma with free food and backyard games.

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Photos and story by Cheyenne Makinia