Tag: Great Beginnings Week

It’s a ‘Great Beginning’ when 500 new students volunteer


Congratulations to the FOCUS and “Great Beginnings” planners on a super start to the school year. More than 500 student volunteers took to Bayshore County Park (about 10 miles from campus) to help beautify the area, followed by a tailgate celebration with games at Lambeau Field. Organizers hope to involve new students from all four […]

WFRV-TV covers Bay Shore County Park cleanup

Five hundred new UW-Green Bay students volunteered to clean up garbage at Bay Shore County Park in New Franken, Monday, Sept. 3. With approximately 77% of new students attending UW-Green Bay from outside of Brown County, the service project and Lambeau Field Celebration that followed, allowed the University to serve and showcase the region. In total, around […]

Every Friday is #PhoenixFriday

With so much activity going on around campus (check out the GB Week Calendar), organizers encourage you to wear your GB gear (two days in a row for campus movers, and golfers) this Friday, to get a 10 percent discount at food service locations, and show your campus spirit with the typical helpfulness and friendliness […]

Phoenix apparel now available at Shopko

Shopko, East Town Mall location, is now carrying Phoenix athletics apparel. Clothes are hitting the rack just in time for the annual “Shopko Night,” which takes place Tuesday, Sept. 2, and is part of the GB Week (Great Beginnings) activities for students. (Shopko Night is an outing in which school buses transport new-to-the-dorms freshmen to […]

Hot Chelle Rae warms a cool night at UW-Green Bay

The red-hot band Hot Chelle Rae (No. 7 on Billboard’s Top 100 with “Tonight, Tonight”) heated-up a cool concert venue outside of the University Union and Mary Ann Cofrin Hall Monday evening, September 5. An audience of about 1,200 — mostly UW-Green Bay students — attended the free concert sponsored by the Office of Student […]