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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.

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