Commencement is Dec. 16 at UW-River Falls


December 1, 2017-- The University of Wisconsin-River Falls will hold its fall commencement at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16, in the Knowles Field House at Falcon Center. A total of 431 bachelor's and master's degree candidates have applied for graduation.

A commencement concert by the River Falls Brass begins at 12:30 p.m. Horticulture Professor David Zlesak will be recognized as the Distinguished Teacher. Dr. Bry Wyman, recipient of the Outstanding Service Award, will also be honored.

Chancellor Dean Van Galen will confer degrees. Presenting candidates for degrees are:  Faye Perkins, interim provost and vice chancellor for Academic Affairs; Tricia Davis, interim dean of the College of Arts and Sciences; Dale Gallenberg, dean of the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences; Michael Fronmueller, dean of the College of Business and Economics; Michael Harris, dean of the College of Education and Professional Studies; and Tim Buttles, departmental graduate coordinator.

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