Tag: commencement

Video: Graduates look forward, and appreciate the recent past

Here’s a quick video review of UW-Green Bay’s 2017 December Commencement and interviews with recent graduates Riley Garbe, Kathryn Donovan and Cody Becker.

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 […]

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 […]

‘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 […]

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 […]

Riley Garbe stepped on campus as a fifth-grade Phuture Phoenix — He leaves as UW-Green Bay’s ‘Most Outstanding’

“The Odds Were Stacked Against Me from the Beginning.“ Green Bay, Wis. – Riley Garbe 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 […]

Prof. Clampitt carries century-old tradition

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The University Mace — a ceremonial staff signifying authority — is carried to the stage by one of the most accomplished faculty members just ahead of the Chancellor during the commencement procession. The centuries-old academic tradition is believed to be based on medieval practice when a member of the king’s court would carry an ornate […]

Prof. Gurung is the December 2017 Commencement Speaker

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Regan A. R. Gurung, an award-winning professor (Human Development, Psychology) at UW-Green Bay, is the December 2017 Commencement Speaker. His research focuses on questions surrounding teaching and learning, clothing and perception and culture and health. Gurung joined the University in 1999, and has held the prestigious Ben J. & Joyce Rosenberg Professorship since 2010. In […]

Former and Phuture Phoenix Riley Garbe is Student Commencement Student Speaker, ‘Most Outstanding’

Riley Garbe 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. In the fall of 2013, Garbe entered the University on a Phuture Phoenix scholarship, and now his dream will come true as he will […]