@lumni Newsletter May 2007
News | Alumni Events | Class
annual phone-a-thon generated about $60,000 for student scholarships
and academic enhancements. You should be so proud! Did our callers
miss you? You can still give online at http://www.uwgb.edu/advancement.
10 a.m. start
Scholarship Golf Outing
It's bigger (18 holes) and better than
ever, and it's soon!
Annual Scholarship Golf Outing starts at 10 a.m. Friday, June 15 at
Royal Scot Golf Course in New Franken. The day of fun includes 18-holes
of golf, beverages, lunch, power cart, special course events, a putting
contest, raffle and door prizes, hors d'oeuvres and awards reception,
and more! Contact the Alumni Office at (920) 465-2586, or e-mail email@example.com,
for additional information. More details on sponsorships, costs and
registration information on the Alumni
4:30 p.m. tailgate,
6:35 p.m. first pitch
Timber Rattlers Game
your Alumni Association for a "Bring Your Own Tailgate" reception
at 4:30 p.m. (first pitch at 6:35 p.m.) at the Fox Cities Stadium,
when the Timber Rattlers take on the Swing of Quad Cities, Saturday,
June 23. Tickets are $8.
bring your own food, beverages, and extras — we'll supply the grill,
charcoal, and condiments. Post-game fireworks are sure to be a blast!
Watch for the UWGB flag in the tailgate party grid.
Tickets are limited — only 50 are still available on a first-come, first-served basis. Purchase tickets
before June 15 by phone at (920) 465-2586 or e-mail Mark at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Read more details on the game,
and check out the "T-Rats"
5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Alumni and Friends
Reception, Great Lakes
and guests are invited to attend an early evening reception at UW-Milwaukee's
Great Lakes WATER Institute, 5:30 to 8 p.m., Thursday, June 28.
The event includes an open house, hors d'oeuvres/cash bar reception
and tour of the facility on Milwaukee's lakefront. Visitors will
get a close-up look at the facility's myriad of fish tanks and lab
set-ups, and tour the research vessel, the Neeskay. Cost is $10
attending? Contact the Alumni Office at (920) 465-2586, or e-mail
email@example.com. Watch for
additional details on the June 28 event at www.uwgb.edu/alumni/.
6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Alumni Reception and
Trout Springs Winery
in the date!
Winery and the Alumni Association invite graduates and friends to
a relaxing evening of music, wine and hors d'oeuvres, 6 to 9 p.m.,
Saturday, August 25. Trout Springs Winery is located in Wayside,
south of Green Bay, east of Appleton and west of Manitowoc. Cost
is $10 per person. Registration deadline is Friday, August 17. Contact
the Alumni Office at (920) 465-2586, or firstname.lastname@example.org
for additional information and event registration.
Check out Trout
Springs Winery's Web site at http://www.troutspringswinery.com/.
For more information on the event visit the Alumni
4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Bill Laatsch Wine and
Bill Laatsch will toss on the mouse suit once again for the revived
Bill Laatsch Wine and Cheese Classic, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday,
Sept. 13, at the Shorewood Golf Course. Break out your "mouse" ears
(or not), but swing back to campus for a long-standing tradition
of complimentary wine, cheese and great company.
more information contact Mark Brunette by phone at (920) 465-2586
or e-mail him at email@example.com.
Class of 2006...
Where Are They Now?
Career Services is proud to present the Graduate Follow-Up survey results
for the Class of 2006. The survey reports that 76.5 percent of 2006 graduates
are currently employed, while 17.1 percent are pursuing higher education.
Of those who responded 51.6 percent noted that they had accepted their
position prior to graduating, and that 87.3 percent of their positions
were related to their majors. Also, 89.3 percent of respondents are employed
in Wisconsin. Learn more about the Graduate
of smiles at
See a photo
recap of the
annual alumni awards event.
happened to Eco-U? Inside has the answer
Your copy of Inside alumni magazine is on its way (if we
have your correct mailing address.) You are sure to enjoy the nostalgic
look back on "Eco U." Where are those self-proclaimed "Eco-freaks"
of the '70s now, and did they stay true to their core passion?
Read it cover to cover, and then send your new news to www.uwgb.edu/alumni/updates/.
A report from 'Posters
in the Rotunda': UW-Green Bay shines again
What was clear from April 18th's UW System "Posters in the Rotunda" day
at the State Capitol was the degree to which UW-Green Bay students distinguish
themselves through undergraduate research. We're told that Green Bay's
delegation of exhibitors was again among the largest. Read
Former Phoenix women's basketball coach Kevin Borseth left UW-Green
Bay April 10 to direct the University of Michigan program. Phoenix
Athletics posted a news release that recounts the phenomenal success
UW-Green Bay enjoyed under Borseth over the past nine seasons. Read
Matt Bollant was named the third head coach in the UW-Green Bay women's
basketball storied 34-year history. Bollant begins his NCAA head coaching
career following five seasons at Bryan (Tenn.) College where his teams
posted a 134-38 record (.779 winning percentage) and four straight
NAIA national tournament appearances in the last four seasons. He
also served as assistant coach at Indiana University for two seasons
and Evansville University for three years. Read
Chancellor Bruce Shepard withdrew from consideration as a finalist for
the position of president of Western Michigan University. He said he is
excited about the bright future of UW-Green Bay and the New North region.
For more information see the story in the Green
Bay Press Gazette and the UW-Green
Bay news release.
at the University Union...
Have you heard about the expansion and remodel of the University Union?
Coming this fall:
More of a "food court" look
with dining options to include Freshens, Pizza Hut, Sub Connection,
Green Bay Market, and more.
• An Integrated Office of Student Life, American Intercultural
Center, and student activity core.
Mark your calendars
for Shay, Sweet, Gurung, Medland, Nielsen, J. Salerno
The Downtown Third Thursdays 2007-08 lecture series schedule is full and
just as attractive as this past year's. Speakers, general topics, location
(all at the Baylake Bank City Center), dates and times are confirmed,
so early birds can mark their calendars. Here's the lineup.
It's 'Dean Furlong' now
Scott Furlong, chair of Public and Environmental Affairs academic
unit and a faculty member since 1993, has been named UW-Green Bay's
dean of liberal arts and sciences.
Read a news
release on Furlong's appointment.
applied studies degree
Know someone who has a technical college degree but would gain ground
with a bachelor's degree? The UW System Board of Regents recently approved
UW-Green Bay's Bachelor of Applied Studies (BAS) Degree. It will make
a bachelor's degree more accessible for technical college grads, who will
be able to transfer a block of 60 credits and then complete 60 additional
credits that satisfy UWGB's general education requirements and those for
a bachelor's degree.
for the Kress Center to open in November
The construction of the Kress Events Center is on schedule to open
Take a virtual
tour of the Kress Events Center.
you joined us for alumni receptions in Milwaukee, Madison and right
here in our own backyard.
Take a look
at where, and who, we visited the past few months at our online photo
Tickets on sale
for Blue Collar comic Bill Engvall
Weidner Center Presents Inc. says tickets are on sale now for a comedy
show Friday evening, June 1, by "Blue Collar Comedy" star Bill Engvall.
Seats are $36.50. Call the University Ticket Office at (920) 465-2217
to order your tickets.
Pam Stoll '74 gets
big exposure in Sunday's Press-Gazette
The photography of former UW-Green Bay Alumni Association President Pam
Stoll received some recent media attention. She puts in a plug for her
campus experience, too, saying her inspiration comes from the creative
instructors at UW-Green Bay who taught her in the 1970s how to blend "ecology
into all disciplines, including the arts." Read the news
U' is filling fast • Thursday and Friday, July 26-27
and their grandchildren between the ages of seven and 14 can enroll
now for Grandparents' University. Last year's enrollment has already
been matched with two months to go. Majors" are Tap Dance, Fiber
Arts, Where the Wild Animals Live: The Art of Prints, Forensic Science,
Furs, Feathers and Scales and Nutritional Science.
or click for more
Also up this summer...
Spanish Immersion for Professionals in Door County August 13 - August
Designed to meet the changing needs of professionals who
are in contact with Spanish-speaking customers. Held at the Stone
Harbor Resort in Sturgeon Bay, this program is offered as a noncredit
option, or as a graduate or undergraduate credit course. Click
here for more information or online registration.
Space camp to offer hands-on space science, experiences
Spanish Immersion Camp for grades 7-12 starts July 29
New Music Camp Offered This Summer
Yamaha Corporation, Instrumental Music Company, and UWGB
Summer Camps join forces to bring Adam Frey, guest clinician to
the Senior High Band, Orchestra, and Choir Camp, in late July. More
about this camp.
of news at commencement
The 1,000th master's graduate, an inspiring speech by William Gollnick
'81 (at left with Chancellor Shepard), a record 750 graduates...
and much more at Spring Commencement.
about commencement; photos.
Executive Director of the Wisconsin Institute of CPAs, was the guest
speaker at a luncheon sponsored by the Accounting Students Association.
Nearly 50 students
and about 22 CPAs (about half of them UW-Green Bay alumni) attended
the on-campus event.
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Scholarship Golf Outing — Royal Scot Golf Course
||Timber Rattlers Game — Appleton
||Great Lakes WATER Institute Event — Milwaukee
University Semester Two
Reception and Wine Tasting — Trout Springs Winery, Wayside, Wis.
Laatsch Wine and Cheese Classic — Shorewood Golf Course
For more information
on alumni events or activities, go to http://www.uwgb.edu/alumni/news-events/calendar.asp.
Candy (Neville) Walton '72, director of planned giving and major gifts for the American Red Cross in Southeastern Wisconsin, was honored by the Milwaukee Foundation for her volunteer work as a mentor for women in business. A distinguished service award allowed her to designate a $5,000 scholarship for a student at the college of her choice. (It was UW-Green Bay, of course, and the recipient was Kimberly Apel, a communication major from Grafton.)
Greg Larsen '76 is the president of On Broadway, Inc. (OBI), a Main Street Program developed to revitalize the Broadway district on Green Bay's west side. His degree is in managerial systems.
Rolanda (Hunt) Klapatch '79 is the CEO of Partners for Performance PPI — a nationally active consulting firm specializing in human relations and organizational and executive communications. Her company hosts corporate retreats at its Rangeley headquarters in Maine's western mountains.
'81 is an attorney in his own firm, Richard Emery Intellectual
Property Law. His practice consists of patent, trademark, copyright, trade
secret, licensing and advertising law issues; most of it dealing with
obtaining patent protection for medical devices. Emery writes that he
holds the University's first master of science degree (as opposed to a
Master's in Environmental Arts and Sciences — the first master's
degree program at the University). He received his J.D. degree from William
Mitchell College of Law in 1999. He is married to Bridget and the couple
resides in White Bear Lake, Minn.
Julie (Londo) Davenport '86 works for Central Texas College as a senior instructional system developer. Her degree is in information and computing science.
Jo (Bates-Torgessen) Norman '89 will be relocating back to Wisconsin from southern Indiana. She has accepted a position as a project manager in the Appleton office of Greenbrier & Russel, a technology-consulting firm recently purchased by Fujitsu. Her degree is in business administration and psychology.
Dimitri Mack '92 a staff member with the Milwaukee County Private Industry Council, was quoted in a December Journal-Sentinel story on the great importance of higher education to members of the African-American community. He majored in communication.
Molly Schreiber '96 lives in Washington state where she is general manager of a Women on the Move/Curves fitness center. Her degree is in communication and the arts.
Romi Herron '97 is the publications editor with Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management. Her degree is in English.
Monette Bebow-Reinhard '00, a freelance writer living in Northeast Wisconsin, received a master's degree in history last year at UW-Eau Claire. Her ongoing research on the Arndt Sawmill site in Pensaukee was influential in it receiving National Historic Site designation. She majored in history at UW-Green Bay.
Erin Russell '01 is an attorney in Atlanta with Dennis, Corry, Porter and Smith. She is licensed to practice law in Illinois and Atlanta and was named a "Superlawyers Rising Star" for the State of Georgia in 2006. Her degree is in political science and public administration.
Cassie (Hintz) Maduscha '06 is a Head Start teacher in the Milwaukee area with Council for the Spanish Speaking — a non-profit organization serving the Hispanic community. Her degree is in elementary education.
To see more class
notes, or to submit your own, go online at http://www.uwgb.edu/alumni/notes/classnotes/.