Tag: Kress Center

Men’s basketball 2019-20 schedule features primetime Saturday home games | Green Bay Press-Gazette

The Green Bay men’s basketball program released its 2019-20 schedule, which features home games against Division I teams on Saturday nights for the first time since 2014. The Phoenix will play seven games at the Kress, up from four last season, and eight at the Resch Center. The Kress schedule includes Horizon League foes Northern […]

Alumnus Chad Johnson and Green Bay Glory play final game at Aldo Santaga Stadium, June 27

The Green Bay Glory women’s soccer team is 3-4 with three more games to be played in its first season of the WPSL. Head coach Chad Johnson ’93 (Sociology) has coached at nearly every level of soccer and believes the game is more competitive in this league. “The biggest difference is the speed of play […]

Remembering James Kress

Chancellor Gary L. Miller took part in an interview about James Kress, the longtime leader of Green Bay Packaging and a friend to many, many people and organizations, including UW-Green Bay. The Green Bay Press-Gazette’s Jeff Bollier wrote a thorough tribute. “In 2004, the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay began fundraising to upgrade the Phoenix Sports […]

Campus mourns the loss of James Kress

His name rests in permanence on the Kress Events Center exterior, dedicated a decade ago, and on the newly-constructed Kress Family Outdoor Recreation Center. Longtime supporter and lead donor of the Kress Center, James Kress, 89, passed away on Sunday, May 12, 2019. Jim and Julie-Anne Kress supported Phoenix athletics and the Edward W. Weidner […]