Tag: commencement

Judith Crain receives UW-Green Bay’s highest community honor

  Education advocate Judy Crain received the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s highest community honor on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at Spring 2017 Commencement. The Chancellor’s Award is made to individuals who have assisted in some significant way in the development of UW-Green Bay. The award recognizes Crain for her tireless commitment in service to campus […]

Trustee Finco to grads, ‘embrace the unexpected’

The following speech was given by Susan Finco, UW-Green Bay Trustee and owner of Leonard & Finco Public Relations to the 2017 Spring Commencement graduates. Video Recording (Finco is introduced at 53:34.) Chancellor Miller, esteemed faculty, Board of Trustees, graduates and your families and friend. It is an honor to be asked to speak with […]

Von Ruden tells classmates, ‘Reach beyond what you think is possible’

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The following is the speech by UW-Green Bay 2017 Spring Commencement Student Speaker Cody Von Ruden, Theatre, chosen to speak on behalf of his class by faculty members and administrators. Video Recording (Von Ruden is introduced at 47:25.) Good afternoon class of 2017, and welcome to the faculty, staff, parents, and guests who have gathered […]

Exit, stage right: Prof. Brian Sutton takes final bow as commencement announcer

Video Recording (Sutton is recognized at 01:04:37.) When the final graduate of the Class of 2017 made the traditional walk across the commencement stage Saturday, May 13, ended longheld UW-Green Bay tradition: Prof. Brian Sutton completed a 17-year stretch as the person who eloquently, and enthusiastically announced every graduate’s name. Sutton, whose full-time job is […]

Education advocate Judy Crain to receive Chancellor’s Award

Education advocate Judy Crain will received the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s highest community honor on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at Spring 2017 Commencement. The Chancellor’s Award is made to individuals who have assisted in some significant way in the development of UW-Green Bay. The award recognizes Crain for her tireless commitment in service to campus […]

UW-Green Bay’s First Engineering Technology Graduates Among 947 to Receive UW-Green Bay Degrees, May 13

Class of 2017 also Sets Records for Academic Honors, Master’s Degrees Awarded Green Bay, Wis. – Dessi Koss is doing more than graduating from college on Saturday. She is also making history. Koss, the first student to enroll in the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s new program in Engineering Technology in 2015, will also be the […]

Susan Finco will introduce UW-Green Bay graduates to ‘The Unexpected’

“The Unexpected” is the title chosen by Susan M. Finco for her address to University of Wisconsin-Green Bay graduates and guests. A long-time University supporter and member of the Chancellor’s Council of Trustees, Finco is an exceptional example of a Wisconsin college graduate who has succeeded in business and serving her community. She is the […]

Wanted: students ‘Hired Before Graduation’

Once again Social media specialist Jena Richter Landers asks that members of the campus community help her spotlight May graduates who have jobs lined up for after graduation. If you are aware of, or are a student with post-grad employment already secured, please contact Jena with those students’ names. Students will be contacted and (if they are […]

Gearing up to graduate

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The excitement was palpable as hundreds of soon-to-be UW-Green Bay graduates accepted their “UWGB Grad” canvas bags and entered the Phoenix Rooms for the 2017 spring Graduation Resource Fair through the course of two sessions. Students preparing to graduate in UW-Green Bay’s Spring Commencement Ceremony —11:30 a.m., Saturday, May 13 at the Kress Events Center […]