Nominate a Student Commencement Speaker by March 20

UW-Green Bay is seeking nominations for student speakers for the May 2020 commencement ceremonies. One student will be selected for each of the two ceremonies, representing one of the colleges participating in that particular ceremony:

  • Morning Ceremony (9:30 a.m.)
    • Austin E. Cofrin School of Business
    • College of Science, Engineering and Technology
  • Afternoon Ceremony (2 p.m.)
    • College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences
    • College of Health, Education & Social Welfare

Please nominate one or more students for this honor. Nominees must be graduating in May or August. Please send your nominations to Claudia Guzmán, via e-mail (guzmanc@uwgb.edu) by Friday, March 20, 2020 and include the following information:

  1. Student’s Name
  2. Student’s College
  3. Student’s Major(s)/Minor(s)
  4. Cumulative GPA
  5. Postgraduate Plans
  6. Brief Description of Student’s Accomplishments
  7. Other Reasons Why This Student Should be Recognized
  8. The Names of All Faculty Who Support This Nomination

This is the minimum amount of information required to nominate a student.  Please feel free to provide as much additional information as you would like to support your nomination(s).

Thank you for your assistance with identifying potential students for this most special designation and honor. Your efforts are appreciated.

Changes coming for Spring 2020 Commencement

UW-Green Bay can expect changes to Commencement this spring. Interim Chancellor Sheryl Van Gruensven outlined the changes in a memo to the campus community this week.

“As we continue to grow as a University, we need to make adjustments to serve our students. An area that is impacted by our continual growth is Commencement. For a myriad of reasons, we will be expanding to two ceremonies of Saturday, May 16, 2020 in the Kress Events Center.”

Ceremony I: 9:30 a.m.

  • Austin E. Cofrin School of Business
  • College of Science, Engineering & Technology

Ceremony II: 2 p.m. 

  • College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences
  • College of Health, Education & Social Welfare
  • All Associate Degrees from all four campuses

See the rationale, in the memo.