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Top 10 UW-Green Bay news stories of 2018

Thank you to our readers for another great year. UW-Green Bay news editors are grateful to the UW-Green Bay community for reading and sharing UW-Green Bay news. Take a look back at top headlines of 2018 (based on web analytics). 1. Commencement Speaker Xiong tells graduates, ‘Create your own paj ntaub story’ Tears of pride and joy, […]

Soaring on their own: More than 400 students graduate from UW-Green Bay

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The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay proudly bestowed bachelor’s and master’s degrees on more than 400 students during the University’s Winter 2018 Commencement on December 15, 2018 at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts. The vast majority of this semester’s graduates are Wisconsin residents, with a good portion choosing to stay, work and invest in […]

Student speaker Putnam ’18 challenges peers to seek more knowledge, more kindness, more love

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Lauren Putnam (Human Biology), was the Graduating Class Speaker for UW-Green Bay’s 2018 Winter Commencement Ceremony. A leader in her class and in the organizations that she works within, Putnam strives to lift up fellow students and up-and-coming high school students, to show them the careers and opportunities available in the health care fields. In […]

UW-Green Bay student featured in WBAY segment for graduating debt-free

UW-Green Bay student Skyla Aissen will be graduating on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018 completely debt-free, thanks to determination and hard work. Over the years, the Business Administration major has created and sold kissing balls, which resemble a giant mistletoe, in order to work towards her dream of graduating debt-free. See the full the story.

Thirty seven ceremonies later, Commencement Coordinator Jan Snyder is retiring

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Jan Snyder is retiring after leading 37 UW-Green Bay commencements. During the formal UW-Green Bay 2018 Ceremony, Chancellor Gary L. Miller acknowledged her “continual excellence” and dedication through the years with a special plaque and acknowledgement signed by all living UW-Green Bay Chancellors. Miller’s remarks are as follows: “Jan has demonstrated continual excellence in the […]

New Regent and Nicolet Bank CEO Robert Atwell addresses UW-Green Bay graduates

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Regent Robert (Bob Atwell) brought greetings to graduates from the UW System and the UW Board of Regents during the University’s Fall 2018 Commencement Ceremony on December 15. Atwell is the founding CEO of Nicolet National Bank. and has 34 years of experience as a Wisconsin banker. A graduate of Beloit College (’80) and the […]

UW-Green Bay Professor Aldrete to grads: ‘Live with solitude, failure and ignorance’

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Since 1995, Professor Gregory Aldrete has been relating the past to the present at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. A professor of Humanistic Studies and History, Aldrete focuses his studies on the Ancient World and what lessons we can learn from history. The following is his address to the UW-Green Bay 2018 Winter graduates. “This […]

Outstanding UW-Green Bay Student Award recipient Kara Baugrud: ‘I got a degree and so much more’

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As an athlete, student, mentor and Christian, Kara Baugrud, the recipient of this year’s Outstanding Student Award, feels her journey at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay has helped her develop a love for learning, and a love for leading. Baugrud will graduate this year with a Bachelor of Science in Human Biology and a minor […]

Lauren Putnam, the Graduating Class Speaker for the 2018 Winter Commencement Ceremony

Lauren Putnam, the Graduating Class Speaker for the 2018 Winter Commencement Ceremony, will receive a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Biology with a Health Sciences emphasis and a minor in Chemistry. A leader in her class and in the organizations that she works within, Putnam strives to lift up fellow students and up-and-coming high […]

Turning of the Tassel: Winter Commencement will be Snyder’s final

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On Dec. 15, 2018, just minutes before UW-Green Bay seniors begin their formal processional into the Weidner Center for their graduation ceremony, and following three months of planning and preparation, Commencement Coordinator Jan Snyder will address the graduates one final time: “When it is time to process, don’t forget your name card! Follow your marshals’ […]