University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Press Release

More Than 3,300 Students to graduate May 17 at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s 2105 Spring Commencement ceremonies will be at 9 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., Sunday, May 17.

By - Apr 27th, 2015 11:34 am

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s 2105 Spring Commencement ceremonies will be at 9 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., Sunday, May 17, at the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena, 400 W. Kilbourn Ave.

Invitations to participate in the graduation ceremonies have been sent to 2,482 bachelor’s degree candidates, 700 master’s degree candidates and 138 doctoral degree candidates. Because of the large number of degree candidates, two ceremonies will be held, in the morning and the afternoon.

UWM Chancellor Mark Mone and UW System Regent Regina Millner and President Michael J. Falbo will welcome the participants.

Richard Cox, retired executive director of the Neighborhood House of Milwaukee, will speak at 9 a.m. He is a 1974 alumnus of UW-Milwaukee and received a Distinguished Alumni Award in 2001.

MaryAnn Wright, vice president of engineering and product development for Johnson Controls Power Solutions, will speak at 1:30 p.m

In addition, UWM will confer honorary degrees on Catherine A. Jacobson, president and CEO of Froedtert Health, and Irene Bishop Goggans, an ethnographer and community historian of African-American life in Milwaukee.

Press Releases by University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

UW-Milwaukee gets top bicycle-friendly ranking

UWM’s ranking stems from the university’s efforts to encourage bicycling by making it an easy option for transportation.

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

UWM hosts fourth annual Summit on Black Male Youth

The summit brings together middle and high school students, parents and administrators from Milwaukee and surrounding communities to examine issues challenging young African American men.

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

UWM scores rare grant trifecta

The grants will fund equipment that supports research and teaching in the fields of chemistry and biochemistry, engineering, astrophysics, physics and medicine.

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Bestselling Author Seth M. Siegel Becomes Senior Water Policy Fellow at UWM’s School of Freshwater Sciences

Siegel will serve as a resource for faculty, researchers and students, expanding the school’s impact on national and international water policy.

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Microcosms: The Imagined Realities of Art

UWM Union Art Gallery opens exhibition featuring locally and nationally recognized artists who explore the boundaries of fiction and reality.

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

10th Annual Henry W. Maier State of Milwaukee Summit Addresses Race Relations

Thursday, Nov. 10, at 7 p.m. in the UWM Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts.

See More Releases

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *