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Video: May 2016 Commencement Highlights

Other 2016 May Commencement Posts May ’16 Commencement: Day in Photos – May 14, 2016 Founding UW-Green Bay Soccer Coach, Council of Trustees President and Retired Business Executive Lou LeCalsey Receives Honorary Degree at Spring Commencement – May 14, 2016 Rwandan Native, UW-Green Bay Graduate Student Reminds Fellow Students to ‘Leave No Stone Unturned’ – […]

Oh Happy Day: UW-Green Bay Commencement 2016 a highlight for friends and family, as well as the graduates

Post Commencement 2016

Certainly the 700-plus graduating seniors are the focal point, but UW-Green Bay commencement is a big celebration for Phoenix families, as well. By nature of the first-generation student population at UW-Green Bay, many Phoenix families are experiencing college commencement for the very first time. See the happy families, friends and faculty from 2016 Commencement: Click […]

UW-Green Bay releases list of May 2016 grads

Green Bay, Wis. — The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Spring 2016 Commencement May 14 brought a record-breaking number of students to the stage. Heading into the ceremony, 953 students were eligible to graduate, with 894 students receiving their bachelor’s degrees and 59 receiving master’s degrees. Chancellor Gary L. Miller presided over this special commencement on […]

2016 Commencement in photos

An audience of 4,500 joined several hundred faculty, staff, dignitaries and proud family and friends in celebrating the achievements of the spring 2016 graduating class at UW-Green Bay on Saturday afternoon (May 14). About 953 students were eligible to participate in the program at the Kress Events Center. Chancellor Gary L. Miller presided over commencement, the […]

LeCalsey honored with honorary degree

Few individuals represent the enduring and powerful relationship between community and university more than this year’s commencement speaker and Honorary Doctorate Award recipient, Louis (Lou) LeCalsey, III. In his address to Saturday’s Spring 2016 Commencement audience, LeCalsey shared “Life Lessons in Practical Leadership and Success Working with and Through People,” that he’s personally experienced from […]

Mother-daughter duo surprises family with same-day graduation

Laona, Wis. natives Tanya and Nicole Babich took two different paths through college, but graduated the same day from UW-Green Bay. Tanya majored in Integrative Leadership Studies, an online Adult Degree program. Nicole majored in Psychology and took a more traditional route through college. Both have a unique story to tell, with one point in […]

Hats off to our creative grads

At UW-Green Bay, graduates have a way to leave a last message of sorts — on their mortarboards. It’s a fun method of expression that allows their personalities to shine, without compromising the integrity of the time-honored tradition of commencement. Our photographers share some of their favorites, here.