Photo of the letters GB and a large heart with a phoenix carved in the lawn at the UW-Green Bay campus.

Video/Photos: UW-Green Bay staff member creates lawn art

A member of the Phoenix family (we have intel it is area coordinator of UW-Green Bay Residence Life, Jeff Willems) created an artistic lawn art depicting large hearts anchoring the words “UWGB Phoenix” with lawn clippings. The lawn art is located on a hill in the east housing lot.

 

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UWGB Phoenix Lawn Art

– Video and photos by Sue Pischke

UW-Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus ready to show Phoenix Pride for homecoming

The UW-Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus is hosting a Phoenix Pride Painting and Pizza Party on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Student Services Office. The event will include decorating the Student Services windows for homecoming. Pizza will be provided.  Students and staff should bring creativity!

Phoenix snowflake

Celebrate the official arrival of winter with Phoenix Snowflakes

Winter solstice on Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019 kicks off winter. Embrace the official start to winter and your Phoenix pride with a printable paper craft download from your friendly UW-Green Bay marketing and communication team.

Download Phoenix Snowflake [PDF]

Follow these simple steps:

  1. Download and print the Phoenix Snowflake template.
  2. Fold along the gray lines.
    • Fold first in quarters, then in thirds, keeping the phoenix pattern facing up.
    • Burnish the edges of each crease.
  3. Cut away the gray areas.
    • Use a sharp scissors.
    • Don’t bother to cut out the circle. The extra paper will give you something to hold onto.
    • Cut the detailed areas at the center first. The facets of the snowflake become increasingly less secure with each cut. It will be easiest to do the tiny detailed areas first.
    • Pinch the folded paper tightly, to prevent it from moving. It may help to use a clamp-style paperclip to hold it securely.
  4. Proudly display your Phoenix allegiance and snowflake-cutting prowess for all to enjoy!

Go Phoenix!

Phoenix Snowflake downloadable pattern

It is beginning to look a lot like winter! Embrace the season and your Phoenix pride with this printable paper craft download brought to you by UW-Green Bay Marketing and University Communication.

Download Phoenix Snowflake [PDF]

Follow these simple steps:

  1. Download and print the Phoenix Snowflake template.
  2. Fold along the gray lines.
    • Fold first in quarters, then in thirds, keeping the phoenix pattern facing up.
    • Burnish the edges of each crease.
  3. Cut away the gray areas.
    • Use a sharp scissors.
    • Don’t bother to cut out the circle. The extra paper will give you something to hold onto.
    • Cut the detailed areas at the center first. The facets of the snowflake become increasingly less secure with each cut. It will be easiest to do the tiny detailed areas first.
    • Pinch the folded paper tightly, to prevent it from moving. It may help to use a clamp-style paperclip to hold it securely.
  4. Proudly display your Phoenix allegiance and snowflake-cutting prowess for all to enjoy! If you snap a photo, share it on social media with #uwgb!

Go Phoenix!

Designers wanted for the Phoenix PRIDE shirt

The UW-Green Bay Alumni Association is looking for a designer for the fifth annual Phoenix PRIDE Shirt that reflects UW-Green Bay spirit. All designs will be presented to the alumni masses and a final design selected by popular electronic vote this fall. The winning designer will receive a $100 gift card to a location of the winner’s choice, two tickets to the Rock the Resch event in February and a year of fame! The contest is open to UW-Green Bay alumni, students, faculty or staff. There are very few design restrictions:
-One-color, front- or back-only design
-Include a reference to UWGB/UW-Green Bay
-Design should relate to UWGB alumni
Submit artwork in a PDF file format by Sept. 15 to alumni@uwgb.edu
An official logo is not required in the design, but can be requested by contacting Sue Bodilly, bodillys@uwgb.edu.

Drop off food donations at the Pride Center

You have an opportunity to make a difference by donating food, preparing a meal or serving a meal for 250 people at the NEW Community Center on Friday, Oct. 28. Food donations of ground meat, boxes of spaghetti, cans of spaghetti sauce, lettuce, cucumbers, onions, carrots, #2 butter, baked cookies or bars and French bread are needed. Food donations can be dropped off at the Pride Center anytime, with a deadline of 4 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 27. Five volunteers are needed to prepare the food from 3 to 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28 at the NEW Community Center, located on 301 Mather Street, Green Bay, and four more people are needed to serve food from 5-6 p.m. This event is made possible by you; the Pride Center; and the Inclusivity and Equity Certificate Program. For more information, please contact Stacie Christian at christis@uwgb.edu.

Contest to pick this year’s ‘Phoenix Pride’ shirt


For the third straight year, the organizers of UW-Green Bay’s annual Alumni Days are inviting designers to submit proposals for the event’s special commemorative t-shirt. All designs will be presented to the alumni masses and will be selected by popular electronic vote in September. This year’s shirt will be printed on five different color T-shirts to represent five decades of UWGB graduates and will be unveiled at Alumni Days 2015 on Saturday, October 17. To learn more.