Tag: graduates

Slideshow: Celebrating mid-year commencement

Our student photographers had plenty of smiling faces to pick from in capturing images before and after UW-Green Bay’s December commencement at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, Dec. 13. About two-thirds of the 500 or so graduating seniors elected to take part in the ceremony, which drew a near-capacity crowd of 2,000 to the Weidner’s Cofrin Family Hall.

Slideshow: December ’14 commencement ceremony

UW-Green Bay Chancellor Gary Miller shook plenty of hands and handed out hundreds of diplomas Saturday (Dec. 13) at the Weidner Center. He also presented an honorary doctorate to UW-Green Bay community advocate Ginny Riopelle. The University 45th mid-year commencement was the first for Miller since he arrived on campus in August.

New HIMT program awards first degree

Christian Krah of Green Bay crossed the Weidner Center stage during Saturday’s mid-year commencement to accept the first bachelor’s degree awarded through UW-Green Bay’s new Health Information Management and Technology program. The program launched in fall 2012 in conjunction with partner campuses UW-Parkside, UW-La Crosse and UW-Stevens Point. It responds to growing demand for professionals […]

UW-Green Bay to graduate record mid-year class

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay expects to send off a record mid-year class at the end of the current semester, with 512 students who have applied for graduation and are therefore eligible to participate in commencement exercises Saturday, Dec. 13, according to the University’s Office of Institutional Research and Assessment. Ninety-eight percent (500) of the […]

UW-Green Bay announces names of mid-year graduates

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay commencement ceremonies on Saturday, Dec. 13, will honor students who have applied to graduate in December. Nearly 500 UW-Green Bay students are eligible to participate in the December commencement ceremony beginning at 11:30 a.m. in the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts. Chancellor Gary L. Miller will preside over the […]

Career Services releases survey results for 2013 graduates

The Office of Career Services has released the results of its follow-up survey of Class of 2013 graduates. The office attempted to document the employment and/or education status of 1,292 individuals who completed their degree requirements in January, May or August of last year. They succeeded with 936. The results? Only a couple of percentage […]

Media roundup: Commencement 2014

There was some great media coverage for Saturday’s (May 17) spring commencement ceremony, including grad stats, terrific pics and a story about a diploma 22 years in the making. The Green Bay Press-Gazette ran a commencement story on Sunday’s (May 18) front page, linking to a grad-day photo gallery online. WLUK, Fox 11 featured grad […]

Fashionable chapeaus at Commencement

Long-time observers of UW-Green Bay commencement ceremonies over the years were in agreement: It was an all-time record in both quality and quantity with regard to decorated mortarboards. With apologies to those we missed, here’s just a quick sampling of the many fashionable caps on display at the Kress Events Center during UW-Green Bay’s May […]