makes graceful return
A familiar face returns to campus Feb. 9 when Steve Swan succeeds Charles Wilson
as assistant chancellor for university advancement.
Swan left UW-Green Bay in 2000 to open his own business,
Ultimate Sports Apparel Inc. of Green Bay. He had previously served as executive
director of university advancement and, before that, as a coach and staff member
with intercollegiate athletics. With his return to UWGB he will oversee fund-raising,
advocacy, government and community relations, alumni, marketing and communication
Steve has an unwavering commitment to and belief in
UW-Green Bay, Chancellor Bruce Shepard says. He also has professional
expertise and leadership experience in the area of advancement, knowledge of
our campus and the region it serves.
Prof. Aldrete wins prestigious fellowship
Fresh off of receiving a campus teaching honor last semester, Humanistic Studies
and History Prof. Gregory S. Aldrete received notification of a prestigious
national honor a National Endowment for the Humanities full-year research
fellowship. The cash award for the 2004-2005 academic year will enable him to
complete his book, Floods in Ancient Rome. The book is an interdisciplinary
study of the effects of the Tiber Rivers frequent and destructive floods
on ancient Rome. The book combines literary evidence with information drawn
from archaeology and hydrology, as well as comparative historical material.
Aldrete received the Founders Award for Excellence in Teaching during
August convocation ceremonies on campus, where he was praised for his enthusiastic,
dynamic and innovative teaching methods.
Community beauty has on-campus roots
"Voyageur: Northeast Wisconsins Historical Review" has been
named one of 11 recipients of Mayors Beautification Awards. The magazine
was honored in the category of promoting public awareness of the Green Bay areas
historical and natural resources.
Congratulations go to editors and UW-Green Bay faculty members
Jeff Benzow and Victoria Goff, as well as publisher Bill Meindl, 84 Humanistic
Studies, and the UW-Green Bay students who help write, edit and lay out the
magazine. (In the photo on page 1, student editorial assistant Heidi Schmitt
and editor Prof. Victoria Goff make final changes on a recent issue.)
"Voyageur" publishes an array of content including
manuscripts, essays, reviews, documents, photographs, illustrations, maps and
other historical material on a biannual basis. It gives UW-Green Bay business,
communication and graphic arts students hands-on training, and a boost to their
Aspenson, Diener, Voigtlander join Phoenix Hall of Fame
Former basketball players Sue (Aspenson) Sagal and Tom Diener and former soccer
player Rick Voigtlander are the Universitys newest inductees to the Phoenix
Hall of Fame. The 11th annual induction banquet will begin with a reception at
6 p.m. followed by the banquet on Friday, Feb. 13, in the Phoenix Room of the
University Union on campus. Cost is $25 per person.
(Aspenson) Sagal played for the Phoenix from 1985 through 1989.
The two-time team MVP is the programs all-time steals leader, is third in
assists and eighth on the scoring list. Diener, as team captain and point guard,
led the 1980-81 Phoenix to a Division II Final Four appearance. He has coached
the Milwaukee Vincent High School boys varsity basketball team to a record
five Wisconsin State Division I basketball championships and six Milwaukee City
Conference championships. Voigtlander was a four-year starting midfielder for
the mens soccer program from 1978-82. He captained the Phoenix to a 12-1-2
record his senior season (1981), the programs first in Division I.
I chose to be a student caller because the Phone-a-Thon helps the University,
and it gives me a chance to interact with alumni and see what our graduates are
doing with their degrees.
Cindy Ford, current student and the spokesperson featured on promotional material
for the annual Alumni Phone-a-Thon. UW-Green Bay will be contacting more than
10,000 alumni Feb. 3 through March 11.