@lumni Newsletter February 2008
News | Alumni Events | Class
County accident claims life of Prof. Anne Kok
C. Kok, an associate professor and chair of UW-Green Bay's undergraduate
program in Social Work, was killed in a car accident this week.
Kok, 60, was a compassionate teacher and award-winning scholar who joined the UW-Green
Bay faculty in 1988. In the last year alone, her program had won
the 2007 Founders Association Award for excellence in collaborative
achievement, and she herself had recently won a fall semester
2008 sabbatical leave from the UW System Board of Regents to promote
new international educational opportunities for UW-Green Bay students
students and co-workers are invited to visit the University Web
site for remembrances and reminiscence. A page for public postings
is online at http://www.uwgb.edu/memorial/.
vs. UW-Milwaukee: The rivalry continues
the Phoenix men's basketball team in Milwaukee
at the U.S. Cellular Arena on
Saturday, February 16.
time is 7 p.m.
at Buck Bradley's
(1019 Old World 3rd St., Milwaukee) from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
hor d'oeuvres, cash bar, and door prizes. Call
(920) 465-2625 for ticket information.
the phone... It's Alumni Phone-A-Thon time!
The 11th Annual UW-Green Bay Alumni Phone-A-Thon gets underway
in February. Some 20 student callers will attempt to reach more than 20,000
alumni. Callers will update your alumni profile (address, job, spouse,
etc.) and seek contributions in support of scholarships and academic programs.
Are you difficult to reach by phone? Visit us online 24 hours a day to
make your gift online.
Help us build a stronger UW-Green Bay...one student at a time.
'Inside' headed your way
Your copy of the alumni magazine Inside will arrive
mid-February. It's a warm issue filled with good news about the
great works of our alumni.
Check it out!
receive Inside? Wait for "your call" or update us at www.uwgb.edu/alumni/updates/index.asp.
and Foe Women's Basketball Reception
A pre-game reception sets the stage for what could be the regular
season conference title game at the Kress Events Center on Saturday, March
1. Tip off is at 1 p.m. for the Phoenix vs. UWM. The pre-game reception
will be held from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Winter Garden located in
Mary Ann Cofrin Hall; complimentary hor d'oeuvres, cash bar, and door prizes.
An RSVP is requested
by February 22 by contacting the alumni office at firstname.lastname@example.org
or (920) 465-2586.
the award goes to...
Join us for Alumni Awards night Saturday, April 19th. A social
will be held in the Phoenix Rooms at 5 p.m., followed by dinner at 6 p.m.
and an awards presentation at 7 p.m. If you would like an invitation please
contact Mark Brunette at email@example.com
or (920) 465-2586.
to the Wilderness
Join us at the Wilderness Hotel and Golf Resort — America's
largest water park resort — Friday through Sunday April
25, 26 and 27 for just $109* per night for a group of four per room ($15 for additional people).
your reservations by March 25 by calling 1-800-867-9453 and mention
the UWGB Alumni Association Room Block.
Human Development program needs your help!
The Human Development program is seeking volunteers, ages 40
to 100 years old, to participate in a Health Perceptions Survey. Participants
will receive a survey in the mail that contains a brief story and questions
inquiring into the participant's perception of illness symptoms as well
as questions asking about your current health and lifestyle. Contact Dr.
Dean Von Dras: firstname.lastname@example.org
or (920) 465-5012. Survey requests can be made until May 30.
Mark your calendar
for the Alumni Scholarship Golf Outing — Friday, June 13.
Cost is $320 per foursome or $90 for individual golfers with an
awards ceremony, silent auction and door prizes. Brian Gold '99
is the chair.
alumni office, email@example.com
or (920) 465-2586 for a registration brochure.
Semester opens with 'new' Student Services Building
Spring semester opened Tuesday (Jan. 22) at UW-Green Bay with a newly remodeled Student Services Building. For more information, read the online LOG newsletter.
Grandparents are Juniors
University (GPU) begins its junior (third) year this summer, July
24 and 25.
and grandchildren can register
Thursdays — Spring line-up
Live in the area? Join the UW-Green Bay faculty from noon to 12:45
p.m. at Baylake Bank City Center:
• Feb. 21, Vicki Medland presents "A Backyard Winter Oasis for Feeding Birds."
• March 20, Kim Nielsen presents "Your Mamma, Your Grandma and Women's History."
• April 17th,John Salerno presents "Bebop and Cool: A Study of Contrasts."
Kaye's lively interview with Moyers
Kaye's appearance recently on the nationally televised "Bill Moyers'
Journal" program, began with Moyers' comment, "Harvey, I have
never met a historian more enthusiastic about his subject than
you are about Thomas Paine."
UWGB art faculty exhibit opened January 31
Fifteen faculty are exhibiting their work in the 34th annual Faculty Art Exhibition in the Lawton Gallery. The exhibit continues through Feb. 21. Read more about the exhibit.
Phoenix women in conference lead, men crack Top 100 RPI
For everything Phoenix athletics go to www.uwgb.edu/athletics.
connected for our sake and yours!
New job? Change of address? Update
the latest happenings in your life by completing the alumni
update form. Please, don't be a lost alum!
Reception: Buck Bradley's, Milwaukee, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
UWGB Men vs. UW Milwaukee Men's Basketball Game,
U.S. Cellular Arena, 7:00 p.m.
Green Bay – Vicki Medland, NAS
"A Backyard Winter Oasis for Feeding Birds"
Reception, Winter Garden, Mary Ann Cofrin Hall,
UWGB Campus, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Held in conjunction with UWGB Women's Basketball Game
Green Bay – Kim Nielsen, SCD
"Your Mamma, Your Grandma and Women's History"
Association Board of Directors Meeting
Green Bay – John Salerno, COA
"Bebop and Cool: A Study of Contrasts"
||Alumni Awards Presentation, UW-Green Bay Campus
April 25, 26, 27
Weekend, Wisconsin Dells
Reception, Titletown Brewery
Marathon – Alumni Water Station
Association Scholarship Golf Outing,
Royal Scot Golf Course, New Franken
University, UWGB Campus
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'78 is a full professor at Southern Illinois University. She previously
held engineering and senior management positions with Procter & Gamble,
Green Bay, Apple Computer and NATO. She has been honored as an NSF Career
Scholar and outstanding woman in technology. She is married to Jim Nelson,
a professor at SIU. Her degree is in communication and the arts.
'77 managerial systems, is president of Dynamic Dialog, Inc., and a professional
speaker, facilitator and executive coach. Her book: Get Out of B.E.D.
(Blame, Excuses and Denial): Change Your Outlook, Alter Your Outcomes
was published in December 2006. She received the 2007 Team Builder Award
from the National Association of Women Business Owners and was honored
in 2005 as a "Woman who Means Business" by the Kansas City Business
'82 business administration, is the president of ROI Solutions, LLC in
Oconomowoc. He also co-founded Software Architects Inc., working with
companies like Compaq Service Organization, Panasonic, Delta Faucet, Timex,
and Lifetime Hoan to develop supply chain solutions. He has twice been
nominated for State Entrepreneur of the Year.
Hollingsworth '89 has been named president and publisher of the
Des Moines Register. She has been the Register's general manager
since 2005 and the newspaper's vice president of advertising from 2002
to 2005. Hollingsworth also worked as an advertising executive at Gannett
Co. newspapers in Washington, Illinois and Michigan. She lives in Johnston,
Iowa, with her husband and three children. She majored in communication
'91 and '02, a band instructor at Ashwaubenon High School, played with
members of his school's drum corps in back-to-back shows last summer at
the Resch Center, Green Bay, with country music star Keith Urban. Jimos
majored in communication and the arts and music, and received a master's
degree in Applied Leadership for Teaching and Learning.
'95 environmental sciences, is senior mammal keeper at the Dallas Zoo.
Jochem works with training gorillas, chimpanzees, mandrills, zebras, and
'00 completed two years with the Peace Corps in the Ukraine and is now
the international center coordinator at Washington State University. His
degree is in German.
'05 is the medical scholar program coordinator with UW Medical Student
Admissions in Madison. She earned a master's degree in educational leadership
and policy analysis in 2007. She majored in psychology and human development.
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