Tag: commencement

From Poland to Green Bay, family celebrates Commencement 2017

Honors student Adrianna Sosnowska’s parents traveled more than 4,500 miles to see their daughter graduate from UW-Green Bay. The two-year Green Bay volleyball player and Business Administration student, quickly acclimated to the Green Bay experience, working as an human resource assistant in the campus HR office, while serving as chair of social relations for the […]

Proud Papa: Prof. Austin presents son, Nikolas, with diploma

Associate Prof. Andrew Austin’s son, Nikolas, graduated with a degree in Political Science and was quite active in student government. Serving as Student Government Association President in 2016-17, he fought for expanded voting opportunities on campus. “I think that the only really effective way to make sure that everyone has access to voting, which is […]

Double-diploma day for the Troesters

They had vastly different reasons for beginning their adventure at UW-Green Bay, but mother and son, Gloria and Nathan Troester, completed their journey together. The Troesters both graduated on Saturday, May 13, 2017 with degrees in Integrative Leadership Studies through UW-Green Bay’s Division of Continuing Education and Community Engagement (formerly Adult Degree). Nathan, who is […]

2017 Psychology grad Destany Calma-Birling has manuscript accepted for peer-reviewed publication

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As first-generation college student Destany Calma-Birling graduated with her class on Saturday, May 13, 2017, she had quite a bit to reflect upon. The Psychology major recently had her manuscript “Does A Brief Mindfulness Intervention Impact Quiz Performance?” accepted for publication in the peer-reviewed journal Psychology Learning and Teaching, quite the prestigious accomplishment for an […]

Video: UW-Green Bay’s 2017 Commencement

Grab a tissue as you watch another fantastic group of UW-Green Bay students experience what is likely one of their most anticipated days of college — commencement. In this video, Terisa Batrez (Social Work), Ryan Ewert (Engineering Technology) and Destany Calma-Birling (Psychology) share their experiences and their excitement for the future.  

Commencement coverage

There were plenty of stories that came out of UW-Green Bay’s 2017 Commencement, including great speeches by speakers Cody Von Ruden and Susan Finco. We will have a few more for you in the days ahead. In the meantime, check out the extensive coverage including a robust photo gallery on the University homepage.    

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

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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 […]

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

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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. […]