UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls
May 1, 2018-- Approximately 857 bachelor's and master's degree students will receive degrees from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls following two commencement ceremonies Saturday, May 12, in the Knowles Field House at the Falcon Center.
The first ceremony begins at 9 a.m. for the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences, the College of Business and Economics, and Graduate Studies. The second ceremony at 2 p.m. is for the College of Arts and Sciences, and the College of Education and Professional Studies.
Chancellor Dean Van Galen will preside over the ceremonies and confer degrees. Graduating senior Chelsea Lloyd, a music major, will sing "The Star-Spangled Banner" at the ceremonies, accompanied by the River Falls Brass.
The ceremony will include recognition of the Distinguished Alum Cathy Wurzer, anchor/program host, Minnesota Public Radio and co-host of “Almanac,” Twin Cities Public Television.
Dale Gallenberg, dean of the College of Agriculture, Food, and Environmental Sciences; Michael Fronmueller, dean of the College of Business and Economics; and Tim Buttles, Departmental Graduate Program Director, will present candidates for degrees at the morning ceremony. Michael Harris, dean of the College of Education and Professional Studies and Tricia Davis, interim dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, will present candidates for degrees at the afternoon ceremony.
For more information, including a link to the live video stream and archive, visit https://www.uwrf.edu/Registrar/CurrentStudents/CommencementInformation or call the Registrar’s Office at 715-425-3342.