Daily Archives: December 16, 2017

12/16/2017 - December 2017 commencement in photos

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It was an epic Commencement Day for the 437 UW-Green Bay graduates, friends and family gathered on campus at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, December 16, 2017. The ceremony included an inspiring and emotional commencement address from a Phuture Phoenix graduate who defied the odds to earn his degree and words […]

Posted Sat, Dec. 16, 2017 at 2:08pm in Close-ups by Janet Bonkowski

12/16/2017 - Hats off to our UW-Green Bay graduates

Decorated grad cap "She believed she could so she did!"

Hats off to the creative UW-Green Bay December 2017 graduates who took advantage of the opportunity to express themselves through mortarboard art. UW-Green Bay celebrated its graduating seniors on Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017 at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts. Click thumbnails to enter slideshow view or view the album on Flickr. – Photos […]

Posted Sat, Dec. 16, 2017 at 1:48pm in Close-ups by Kimberly Vlies

12/16/2017 - ‘We are survivors,’ Garbe tells Class of 2017

Riley Garbe's commencement address

Riley Garbe first came to UW-Green Bay as a fifth-grader on a Phuture Phoenix field trip, where a visit to the campus turned into a dream of one day graduating from college. Despite surviving a difficult childhood that included witnessing abuse and violence and moving from home-to-home, Garbe entered the University on a Phuture Phoenix […]

Posted Sat, Dec. 16, 2017 at 1:21pm in Giving Back by Sue Bodilly

12/16/2017 - Prof. Gurung wish for grads: ‘May your life be epic’

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Regan A. R. Gurung is an award-winning professor of human development and psychology at UW-Green Bay. His research focuses on questions surrounding teaching and learning as well as on clothing and perception and the role of culture and health. Gurung joined the University in 1999, and has held the prestigious Ben J. & Joyce Rosenberg […]