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@lumni Newsletter February 2003

[ Alumni News | Alumni Events | Class Notes ]

Alumni News

Student volunteer works for UW-Green Bay Alumni Phone-A-Thon.Alumni Phone-A-Thon Update
The UW-Green Bay Alumni Phone-A-Thon is underway and the numbers seem to indicate a record year in the making. The annual event, which runs until March 15, allows the University to update address and career information while allowing graduates the opportunity to contribute financially to their alma mater. If you have gotten "the call," thank you for taking the time to speak with the students. Your information and contributions really make a difference.

For more information, please feel free to contact Julie Curro, Director of Annual Giving, at

Phoenix Bookstore Offers Alumni Discount
One of the many perks of being a UW-Green Bay graduate is 10% off any purchase of clothing or gift items at the Phoenix Bookstore. Don't live in the area? No problem. The discount is good for on-line purchases as well. Check out bookstore at

Photo of Bayfest celebration held on grounds of UW-Green Bay. Bayfest is Just Around the Corner
Okay ... Bayfest is still four months away. However, planning is under way for the largest food and music fest north of Milwaukee. Bayfest, held June 12-15 on the grounds of UW-Green Bay, usually draws over 100,000 people to campus and helps raise funds for student-athletes and other local non-profit organizations.

Keep an eye on the Bayfest Web site for updates on bands, fireworks, sand sculptures and more. Click on

Campus Photo of the Month
Need a new photo for your screensaver or computer wallpaper? We'll try to offer a little slice of campus each month. Check out this month's picture at

UW-Green Bay is Coming to Madison
UW-Green Bay and the UW-Green Bay Alumni Association are joining forces to host a reception for alums and friends of the University living in the Madison area. The cocktail and hors d'oeuvres reception will be held April 24, 2003 at the Monona Terrace in Madison. For more information, contact the Alumni Office at (920) 465-2586.

UW-Green Bay visits Alumni at Tufco Technologies
UW-Green Bay staff and faculty recently headed to the Green Bay offices of Tufco Technologies for an Alumni Business Reception. Chancellor Shepard, faculty and other University representatives had a chance to meet with a number of alums at Tufco to provide an update on campus happenings as well as take questions. If you or your business is interested in hosting an Alumni Business Reception, please contact Shane Kohl, Director of Alumni Relations, at (920) 465-2586.

Looking for Ways to Stay Involved?
If you would like to learn more about how to stay involved with UW-Green Bay and the UW-Green Bay Alumni Association, click on our Web site at There you'll find more information on volunteer opportunities and advocacy efforts.


Alumni Events

Alumni Awards Night
Saturday, March 15, 2003 — University Union
Join us as we recognize the recipients of the Distinguished Alumni Award, Distinguished Service Awards, and the Honorary Alumnus Award.

UWGB Madison-area Reception
Thursday, April 24, 2003 — Monona Terrace

June 12-15, 2003 — UW-Green Bay Campus


Class Notes

Gary Franke, '71, has been promoted to assistant vice-president at First Northern Savings Bank, Ashwaubenon. Franke, who earned his degree in managerial systems, has 30 years of experience in retail banking and is also an associate director of the Brown County Home Builders Association.

Dale Seidl, '84, has joined Pioneer Metal Finishing, Inc., Green Bay, as marketing resource manager. Seidl previously served as the owner of Seidl Publishing and Media and earned his undergraduate in business administration.

Lisa (Boeser) Gackenheimer, '98, is a doctor of chiropractic at Skyline Chiropractic in Burnsville, MN. A recent graduate of Northwestern College of Chiropractic in Bloomington, MN, Gackenheimer began at Skyline in December of 2002. She earned her degree in human biology.

Sean Gaffney, '01, currently serves as a category analyst for Pepsi of Milwaukee where he manages Pepsi's #2 customer in the Milwaukee Metro market. Gaffney earned his degree in business administration with an emphasis in marketing.

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