UW-Green Bay’s 2021 & 2022 Best of the Best to be Recognized in April Ceremony

Posted on 3-10-2022

Green Bay, Wis.—While the pandemic put on hold a celebration of UW-Green Bay’s distinguished alumni in 2021, the alumni themselves continued to inspire, and will be recognized on Thursday, April 21, 2022 with a Recognition Dinner along with the 2022 recipients.

The event takes place in the Phoenix Rooms in the University Union and begins with a reception at 5 p.m. and is followed by dinner at 6 p.m. The program will begin at approximately 6:40 p.m. Tickets are $50 and can be purchased at UW-Green Bay Alumni Awards. Questions can be directed to [email protected]

The 2022 Distinguished honorees are Gregory Neuschafer, a decorated researcher for the U.S. Navy, and Susan Dreyfus, who until her recent retirement, had a long and impressive career in health and human services. Receiving Outstanding Recent Alumni Awards for 2022 will be sisters Starrlene Grossman, who has dedicated her time and talent to public health, mostly in the Sheboygan, Wisconsin area, and Corrissa Frank, executive director of the Family Resource Center of Sheboygan County. Community leader Rick Beverstein, who has worked tirelessly to advocate for UW-Green Bay through his work as a senior vice president at Aon Risk Solutions and his extensive community involvement, will receive an Honorary Alumni Award.

The 2021 honorees, announced a year ago but to be celebrated this April, are Outstanding Recent Alumni Award Recipient Nikki Schingick ’12 and ’14, Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient Mary Gallagher ’90, and Honorary Alumni Award Recipient Dr. Ashok Rai.

UW Green Bay

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is a multi-campus comprehensive university offering exemplary undergraduate, master’s and select doctoral programs and operating with a commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarship and research, and service to the community. The University provides a problem focused educational experience that promotes critical thinking and student success.

The culture and vision of the University reflect a deep commitment to diversity, inclusion, social justice, civic engagement, and educational opportunity at all levels. Our core values embrace community-based partnerships, collaborative faculty scholarship and innovation.

Our commitment to a university that promotes access, career success, cross-discipline collaboration, cultural enrichment, economic development, entrepreneurship, and environmental sustainability is demonstrated through a wide array of programs and certifications offered in four colleges: College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; College of Science, Engineering and Technology (including the Richard Resch School of Engineering); College of Health, Education and Social Welfare; and the Austin E. Cofrin School of Business, leading to a range of degrees, including AAS, BA, BAS, BBA, BM, BS, BSN, BSW, MS, MSW, MSN, and Ed.D.​