@lumni Newsletter November 2006
News | Alumni Events | Class
Next up? The Twin
Cities... without the pledge cards
All UW-Green Bay graduates and their friends are welcome to attend an
alumni gathering from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14, at Champps Americana,
100 N. 6th Street, Minneapolis. Complimentary hors d'oeuvres and refreshments
will be available. There will be a short program at 7:30 p.m., including
brief remarks from Assistant Chancellor Steve Swan about the latest happenings
at your alma mater, followed by a door prize give-away. Rest
assured, our pledge cards will be left in Green Bay.
Please RSVP by Wednesday, Nov. 8 to Bill Gaddis '00 at 608-234-8900
or email@example.com, or to the Alumni Office at (920) 465-2586,
or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
33rd Annual Founders Association Fall Dinner • Thursday, Nov.
and friends are welcome to attend the Founders Association 33rd
Annual Fall Dinner, Thursday, Nov. 16 in the Phoenix Room of the
University Union. The program theme is "Liberal Education:
It's Not About Politics," and the need to ensure graduates
have both career-specific skills and the broad knowledge and the
ability to adapt to an ever-changing world.
Social begins 5:30 p.m., dinner (6:15 p.m.) and program to follow.
Cost is $28 per person. Interested
in attending? Contact Shane Kohl at email@example.com
or (920) 465-2018.
not a political call - it's your alma mater!
Staying in touch with your alma mater is all positive. So when
your phone rings in the weeks ahead, please answer the call!
callers will be updating your profile during the 10th annual Alumni
Phone-A-Thon. And if you can afford to, consider giving back to
UW-Green Bay. Your contribution supports scholarships and learning
opportunities for students.
Calling dates - Nov. 12-15
Expect an evening call if you majored in Human Biology,
Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Earth Science, Physics, Environmental
Science, Ecosystems Analysis, Environmental Control, Human Adaptability,
Nutritional Sciences, or Science and Environmental Change.
more information on the Alumni Phone-A-Thon, check out our Web site
at http://www.uwgb.edu/phoneathon or contact Director of Annual Giving
Shane Kohl at firstname.lastname@example.org.
the 'Growth Agenda'
Chancellor Shepard proposed it. Local leaders endorsed it. UW System
Regents agreed with it. Now it's up to us to convince the governor
The "it" is "Northeastern Wisconsin's Growth Agenda."
It's a plan to grow our enrollment capacity from approximately 5,400
undergraduates to about 7,500. The growth is needed to satisfy the
demand for a UW-Green Bay education and meet the needs of a rapidly
Read more about it at
move it forward, contact your local legislator.
Transcripts now a
credit card and a click away
UW-Green Bay is offering online transcript ordering to students and
alumni. Users can order as many transcripts as they like in one session
using any major credit card. The service is provided through the National
Student Clearinghouse, a non-profit organization serving the higher education
community. Click to order transcripts.
students bring 'Chicago' to Green Bay
UW-Green Bay's take on the musical production of "Chicago" opens
Nov. 16-18 in the University Theatre. The show features the memorable
character Roxie Hart and the songs "All that Jazz," "Roxie," "Mr. Cellophane,"
"Razzle Dazzle," "Cell-Block Tango," and "When You're Good to Mama." For
tickets call (920) 465-2217 or 1-800-328-TKTS. Fax: (920) 465-2921 or
Look for juried
student work, mid-November at Lawton
The 34th Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition will be on display Nov.
16 through Dec. 15 at the Lawton Gallery on campus. The public is invited
to the opening reception from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. (awards announced at 5
p.m.) on Thursday, Nov.16.
up with fall run
Look for a number of musical ensembles on campus in the months ahead.
p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 21, Vocal Jazz Ensemble, University Theatre
• 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 29, Woodwind Ensembles, Fort Howard
Hall, Weidner Center
begins 'Third Thursdays" series...
new UW-Green Bay downtown lecture series got off to an impressive
start in October when political scientist Scott Furlong spoke on "The
Political Winds are a-Changin'...Or Perhaps Not," to a crowd
of about 40 at the Baylake Bank City Center, downtown Green Bay. The
series is free and open to the public.
Coming up, at the same location:
• Thursday, Nov. 16 – Dean Fritz Erickson, "Electronic
Bullying: Realities for Children and Adults."
• Thursday, Dec. 14 – senior lecturer Don McCartney, "Showcasing
your assets: the Northeast Wisconsin/Green Bay brand."
on display at UW-Milwaukee
Carol Emmons (COA/Art) is featured in an exhibition celebrating UW-Milwaukee
emeritus faculty members Frank Lutz and Tony Stoeveken. Each chose a former
student for the exhibit, and Emmons was selected by sculpture professor
Lutz. The exhibition is at UW-Milwaukee's INOVA/Fine Arts Center galleries
(2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., 2nd floor) and runs through November 18. Gallery
hours are Tuesday-Saturday, Noon-5 p.m.
mentoring program send $5,000 scholarship here
Kimberly Apel, a senior communication major from Grafton, has been selected
to receive a $5,000 scholarship made possible through alumna Candy (Neville)
Walton and the Greater Milwaukee Foundation TEMPO Scholarship Fund, a
program recognizing outstanding mentors for women in business. Walton,
a 1972 communications graduate of UW-Green Bay, is an American Red Cross
executive who received a Milwaukee-area distinguished service honor. She
could have picked any school in the country, but designated that a student
at her alma mater receive the financial award. For more, click http://www.uwgb.edu/univcomm/news/archive/2006oct.htm#scholarship.
is on schedule
Campus eagerly awaits the opening of the Kress Events Center — on
schedule for fall 2007. To watch its progress, check out the web cam at
for Phoenix Alumni Night – Get your Borseth Bobble Head
Don't miss out on alumni night with the UW-Green Bay men's and women's
basketball teams. Mark your calendar for the following games:
Phoenix women vs. Wisconsin, 7 p.m. Dec. 13 at the Resch Center
(Arrive early for the Coach Kevin Borseth Bobble
UWGB Alumni will receive $2 off their admission!
MUST present this newsletter at the box office to receive the discount.
One ticket discount per newsletter. Based on availability.
– Phoenix men vs. Loyola, 7:05 p.m.
Feb. 10 at the Resch Center –
(Arrive early for the Phoenix Spirit Stick giveaway.)
UWGB Alumni will receive $4 off their admission!
MUST present this newsletter at the box office to receive the discount.
Tickets good only in Zones B and C and based on availability. One ticket
discount per newsletter.
women's basketball draws lofty mention from ESPN
A Sweet 16 appearance for the UW-Green Bay' women's basketball team? Sure,
it's hype, but it is nonetheless gratifying that an ESPN college basketball
analyst touts the Phoenix as one of three teams 'on the rise.' Click http://sports.espn.go.com/ncw/columns/story?id=2622149.
And the women are ranked (as always) No. 1 in the Horizon. See http://www.uwgb.edu/athletics/wbb/101106.asp.
soccer has highest ranking since 1992
The Phoenix men's soccer team ranked 7th in the Great Lakes Region coaches'
poll in mid-October (highest since 1992) and at press time, was in the
thick of Horizon League Championship play. See how they finished at http://www.uwgb.edu/athletics/msoccer/101006.asp.
Basketball forecast: should be good
The UW-Green Bay men's basketball team has taken great motivation in recent
years from being picked to finish near the bottom of the Horizon League
by the "experts," and then exceeding expectations. This year is different.
The preseason poll has them No. 2. Click http://www.uwgb.edu/athletics/mbb/101006.asp.
all the action on the new Phoenix Web site:
The new official online home for UW-Green Bay athletics is http://uwgbathletics.cstv.com/.
The athletics department has entered into a partnership with sports/media
giant CSTV.com to host the Phoenix pages, complete with new design and
features. Fans should also find it easier to access items such as Gametracker
and live streaming video. "We're very excited about partnering with CSTV.com,"
Athletics Director Ken Bothof says. For more, click http://uwgbathletics.cstv.com/genrel/101806aaa.html.
days in Costa Rica for $1,810? You bet.
Why battle the masses in Cancun when you can do your own
thing in Costa Rica in March? The round-trip from Milwaukee to this
Pacific Paradise affords you access to many spectacular natural
landscapes as well as plenty of time to relax in the sun. The 10
day trip (March 9-18) includes hotel, transfers, meals and more.
The trip is part of the Young Alumni Travel Program (or for those
young at heart, no age restrictions apply.) Click
here to read all the details. Call
1-800-766-2645 to make your reservation now.
Important registration information: When registering
for a trip and asked "Name of Campus Representative,"
please indicate: UW-Green Bay Alumni Association.
Care to buy a jeep, maybe a computer? Watch the campus surplus sale
UW-Green Bay is expanding its efforts to conveniently sell the University's
surplus property. Major surplus items for sale will be listed through
the Wisconsin Surplus Online Auction at http://wisconsinsurplus.com.
UW-Green Bay will continue to hold occasional on-campus sales of the University's
Phuture Phoenix snapshots
We have a ton of cute images from October's Phuture Phoenix Days on campus.
column focuses on UW-Green Bay role in bird 'atlas'
extensive role of UW-Green Bay faculty, staff and students in developing
the recently published Atlas of the Breeding Birds of Wisconsin
is explained in a Green Bay Press-Gazette column by book
editor Jean Peerenboom.
The atlas details distribution and general information for 237 species
of Wisconsin birds.
column which ran online in the Press Gazette.
with friends, win an iPod
The alumnus who signs on the most new friends to Phoenix Circle (a networking
and connecting e-community) for the month of November wins an iPod, courtesy
of Camera Corner Connecting Point and your Alumni Association. Haven't
joined "The Circle"? It's easy at www.uwgb.edu/alumni.
Then click the Phoenix Circle icon to register yourself and e-mail others
with an invitation to "join."
Don't become a lost alum!
New job, change of address? Updating your alumni information with the
University is just a click away by completing the Alumni Update Form at
It only takes a few minutes and it helps ensure that you continue to receive
alumni and University mailings and information. Feel free to pass along
the Web-link to friends and co-workers who are UWGB graduates.
Check out the "Lost Alumni" list at http://www.uwgb.edu/alumni/lostalumni.html.
Recognize anyone from your days as a student? Help us reconnect them with
their alma mater.
Grad Gathering in the Twin Cities
Downtown – Fritz Erickson
"Electronic Bullying: Realities for Children and Adults"
Association Fall Dinner
production "Chicago" opens
Annual Juried Student Art Exhibit opens, Lawton Gallery
Association Board of Directors Meeting
Jazz Ensemble, University Theater
Ensembles, Fort Howard Hall, Weidner Center
Alumni and Friends – Gamblers Hockey Game, Resch Center
(Watch the Alumni Events Web site for more information.)
women vs. Wisconsin, Resch Center
(Arrive early for Coach Kevin Borseth Bobble Head giveaway)
Downtown – Donald McCartney
"Showcasing Your Assets: The Northeast Wisconsin/Green Bay 'Brand'"
men vs. Loyola, Resch Center
(Arrive early for the Phoenix Spirit Stick giveaway)
For more information
on alumni events or activities, go to http://www.uwgb.edu/alumni/news-events/calendar.asp.
Foley '77 works for the Boy Scouts of America in Savannah, Ga.,
as the program director for Learning for Life, a coeducational program
for high school students. She is author of The Door to a Man's Heart,
a true story about her parents' meeting in Peninsula Park (Door County)
during the Great Depression and their 60-year marriage. Foley returned
to Door County recently for a book signing. She received her M.Ed. in
December 2005 from Armstrong Atlantic State University, Savannah. Read
more about the book at http://www.thedoortoamansheart.com. Her degree
is in growth and development.
'77 was recently featured as "Someone You Should Know," a feature in Lifestyles
Magazine. The artist has been represented in galleries in Florida,
the Midwest and California. Following law school at Illinois Institute
of Technology-Chicago Kent College of Law, she was a successful corporate
finance lawyer until 1993. She then became an entrepreneur, and in 2000
began producing a series of paintings and opened a gallery.
Mark King '81 has been invited to be commencement speaker at UW-Green Bay's mid-year graduation on Saturday afternoon, Dec. 16. He will speak from the perspective of a Green Bay native and business administration graduate who went on to become an award-winning salesman, and president and chief executive officer of Taylor Made-adidas Golf.
Jane Strei '86 is an associate professor and bursar at Schiller University in Madrid, Spain. She teaches a variety of courses (graduate and undergraduate) in the area of cross-cultural communication. She holds a double major in Spanish and communication processes.
John Katers '91 and '93 was recently recognized by the UW-Green Bay Founders Association for excellence in community outreach. Katers is an associate professor of natural and applied sciences. At a time when environmental interests often are pitted against business and economic concerns, Katers brings his academic expertise to the community in a "mutually beneficial manner without alienating anyone," a nominator wrote. Katers has worked with local farmers on projects to convert animal waste to energy. He also was instrumental in developing the UW-Green Bay Paper Industry Resource Center and currently serves as the center's assistant director. He has been involved in numerous other community outreach and business collaborations. His undergraduate degree is in environmental science and he has a master's degree in environmental science and policy.
Public relations specialist
Femi Cole '97 has joined the staff of Infusion Inc., a Green
Bay-based marketing and communications agency. He was formerly a reporter
and editor with the Green Bay Press-Gazette.
'00 was featured in the May issue of the Green Bay Cities Magazine
for his work in Northeast Wisconsin. He is the community impact manager
with the Brown County United Way. He also is a youth mentor and an active
volunteer with the Multicultural Center of Greater Green Bay, a member
of the Young Minority Professional Network that helped organize the hugely
successful March diversity breakfast and is in this year's Leadership
Green Bay class. His degree is in public administration.
James J. Kinsella '02 received his doctor of medicine degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee in May. He will begin an ophthalmology residency at the University of Wisconsin Program, after a one-year transitional residency at the Medical College of Wisconsin Program, St. Joseph Regional Medical Center. While in medical school he was honored with membership in the Beta Chapter of Alpha Omega Alpha for achieving scholastic excellence and "earning the approbation of the faculty and student body for qualities of integrity, leadership, compassion, and fairness."
Julie Baudhuin '05 is the director of mall marketing, Simon Park Square in Ashwaubenon. Her degree is in interdisciplinary studies.
To see more class
notes, or to submit your own, go online at http://www.uwgb.edu/alumni/notes/classnotes/.