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UW-Eau Claire Plans Commencement
Exercises for 221 Students
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MAILED: July 31, 1997

EAU CLAIRE -- Summer commencement exercises for 221 students at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire will be held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, in Zorn Arena.

A total of 177 students are candidates for bachelor's degrees, including 73 from the College of Arts and Sciences, 50 from the College of Business and 54 from the College of Professional Studies. Bachelor's degree candidates from the College of Professional Studies include 14 from the School of Education and 40 from the School of Human Sciences and Services.

Master's degrees will be awarded to 44 students, including 10 from the College of Arts and Sciences and 34 from the College of Professional Studies. Master's degree candidates from the College of Professional Studies include 31 from the School of Education, one from the School of Human Sciences and Services, and two from the School of Nursing.

Chancellor Larry Schnack will preside over the ceremonies and confer degrees. Provost/Vice Chancellor Marjorie Smelstor will present the candidates. University deans will present diplomas to graduates from their respective colleges.

Ronald Satz, dean of the College of Professional Studies, will deliver the "Charge to the Class."

Kristi Kubousek, Oconomowoc, a candidate for a bachelor of arts degree in communication arts, will give the "Response from the Class."

Susan Harrison, chair of the University Senate, will serve as commencement marshal. Quintessence, a brass quintet, will perform the music of the prelude, processional and recessional. Beverly Dick, associate professor of music, will lead the singing of the national anthem and "University Alma Mater."

Daniel Perkins, professor of communication and journalism, will announce the candidates' names at the ceremony.

A reception for graduates and their guests will follow the ceremony in the Spruce-Tamarack Rooms of Davies Center.

Fall semester classes at UW-Eau Claire begin at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 2, following a week of advising and registration activities.

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UWEC [Administrative Offices] [News Bureau]

Janice B. Wisner
UW-Eau Claire News Bureau
Schofield 218
(715) 836-4741
newsbur@uwec.edu

Updated: July 31, 1997