Tag: commencement

‘Hats off’ to these creative grad caps


As always, creative individuals among the 700-plus graduates who took part in spring commencement May 19 at the Kress Events Center took advantage of the opportunity to express themselves through mortarboard art. Click thumbnails to enter slideshow view or view the album on Flickr. – Photos by Dan Moore and Sue Bodilly, Marketing and University Communication

May ’16 Commencement: Day 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 the University of Wisconsin-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 […]

Founding UW-Green Bay Soccer Coach, Council of Trustees President and Retired Business Executive Lou LeCalsey Receives Honorary Degree at Spring Commencement

Greg Davis, Lou Lecalsey and Chancellor Miller

Shares with Students: “It’s the Soft Skills in Life That Will Shape Your Success” Few individuals represent the enduring and powerful relationship between community and university 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, Lou shared the “Life Lessons in […]

Rwandan Native, UW-Green Bay Graduate Student Reminds Fellow Students to ‘Leave No Stone Unturned’

Marc Minani, class speaker

Opportunity can catch you by surprise, showing up in the most unlikely places. So it’s smart to leave no stone unturned. That was just one piece of advice shared by UW-Green Bay Student Commencement Speaker Mark Minani at the Spring 2016 Ceremony at the Kress Events Center May 14. The graduate student and Graduating Class […]

‘Special Coincidence’ has Laona, Wis. Mother and Daughter Both Earning Degrees on Same Day

Nicole and Tanya Babich

Growth of Online Programs for Both Traditional and Adult Students Makes for a New Kind of College Experience Tanya Babich began her University of Wisconsin-Green Bay college career in the Summer of 2013 as an online student. Daughter Nicole Babich enrolled in her first UW-Green Bay course in Summer 2014, taking online courses for a […]

Triple Major Named Outstanding University of Wisconsin–Green Bay Student for 2015-2016


Robert Frost wrote that “taking the road less travelled has made all the difference.” For UW-Green Bay graduate Pamela Parish, that meant transferring schools during the second semester of her freshman year and following in the footsteps of her older brother, sister and twin who were attending UW-Green Bay. Looking back, she deems it to […]

Facts and figures: UW-Green Bay’s record graduating class, May 2016

GREEN BAY – University of Wisconsin-Green Bay officials are anticipating that Saturday, May 14 Spring Commencement will help set school records for both total of master’s degrees and all-degrees earned during an academic year. The University’s Spring Commencement Ceremony takes place at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, May 14, at the Kress Events Center on campus. A […]

Largest. Class. Ever.

2015-2016 University of Wisconsin–Green Bay Class to Set Records for Master’s, All Degrees and Ceremony Participants GREEN BAY – University of Wisconsin–Green Bay officials are anticipating that Saturday, May 14 Spring Commencement will be one for the record books, setting records for both total master’s degrees and all-degrees awarded during an academic year. The University’s […]

Wearin’ of the green: Trustees show support

Members of the UW-Green Bay Foundation Board of Directors and the Chancellor’s Council of Trustees take serious their support of the University and involvement in campus activities. A total of eight Trustees (ID’d above) volunteered their time to participate in mid-year commencement on Dec. 19 at the Weidner Center. As members of the platform party, […]