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Seeking senior Blugolds to share reflections

 Attention senior Blugolds: Want to share your reflections on your time at UW-Eau Claire with your campus and community? Now is your last chance! 

All University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire undergraduate and graduate students eligible for graduation in May 2015 are invited to apply to deliver the "Reflections" speech at the Commencement ceremonies May 23.  

The Commencement Committee will review all manuscript applications and will judge them based on development of a central theme, relevance to all listeners at commencement, originality of ideas and appropriateness of language and style.

The committee will then select the top manuscripts and invite the student writers to participate in an oral competition before a screening committee. The final speaker will be chosen from this competition.

Interested students must email their manuscripts to Debra Lang at The deadline for manuscript submission is 4 p.m. Monday, April 13. 

For more information, including manuscript guidelines, visit