Daily Archives: May 13, 2017

05/13/2017 - Photos: A picture-perfect day for UW-Green Bay’s 2017 Spring Commencement


It was a picture-perfect day for UW-Green Bay’s 2017 Spring Commencement. Graduating seniors anxiously awaited their chance to cross the stage and accept their diplomas, ending years of study and research. When the ceremony was over, under perfectly blue skies, nearly 950 graduating seniors and family members spilled out on to the Kress Events Center […]

Posted Sat, May. 13, 2017 at 2:32pm in Go Green! by Daniel Moore

05/13/2017 - Hats off to the graduates


It’s always fun to observe graduating students’ final thoughts as they leave their alma mater. See the decorated mortarboards at UW-Green Bay’s Spring 2017 Commencement ceremony. Click thumbnails to enter slideshow view or view the album on Flickr. – Photos by Dan Moore and Amanda Jo Danihel, Marketing and University Communication

Posted Sat, May. 13, 2017 at 2:12pm in Close-ups by Daniel Moore

05/13/2017 - Global connections: Master of Nursing (MSN-online) student Renee Payne takes her first steps on campus

Renee Payne

UW-Green Bay student Renee Payne stepped foot on campus for the first time at Saturday’s 2017 commencement ceremony (May 13, 2017), despite graduating with a Master’s of Science in Nursing (MSN-LINC) in Leadership and Management in Health Systems degree. In fact, she worked toward her degree from across the United States and around the globe. […]

Posted Sat, May. 13, 2017 at 1:27pm in Close-ups by Editorial Student

05/13/2017 - Judith Crain receives UW-Green Bay’s highest community honor

  Education advocate Judy Crain received the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s highest community honor on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at Spring 2017 Commencement. The Chancellor’s Award is made to individuals who have assisted in some significant way in the development of UW-Green Bay. The award recognizes Crain for her tireless commitment in service to campus […]

05/13/2017 - Trustee Finco to grads, ‘embrace the unexpected’

The following speech was given by Susan Finco, UW-Green Bay Trustee and owner of Leonard & Finco Public Relations to the 2017 Spring Commencement graduates. Video Recording (Finco is introduced at 53:34.) Chancellor Miller, esteemed faculty, Board of Trustees, graduates and your families and friend. It is an honor to be asked to speak with […]

05/13/2017 - Von Ruden tells classmates, ‘Reach beyond what you think is possible’


The following is the speech by UW-Green Bay 2017 Spring Commencement Student Speaker Cody Von Ruden, Theatre, chosen to speak on behalf of his class by faculty members and administrators. Video Recording (Von Ruden is introduced at 47:25.) Good afternoon class of 2017, and welcome to the faculty, staff, parents, and guests who have gathered […]

Posted Sat, May. 13, 2017 at 1:01pm in News by Sue Bodilly